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# Texas

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Power cuts fall below one million in Texas as icy US weather heads east
The extreme weather has been blamed for the deaths of more than 30 people.
Thousands of sea turtles rescued during freezing cold snap in Texas
The South Padre Island Convention Centre is now full of turtles.
'Unprecedented' snowstorms in Texas as wintry weather sweeps across the US
“Things will likely get worse before they get better,” officials near Houston said.
Texas and 10 other US states sue Google for anti-competitive practices
“If the free market was a baseball game, Google positioned itself as the pitcher, the batter and the umpire,” Texas’ Attorney General said.
Another metal monolith has appeared... this time in Texas
A group of people loaded the monolith into a vehicle before driving off.
Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites
The judge said the move would restrict the right of some voters.
Coastal residents urged to flee as 'catastrophic' Hurricane Laura heads for Texas and Louisiana
Satellite images show that Hurricane Laura is threatening to smash homes and sink entire communities.
After wreaking destruction in Cuba and Haiti, 'major' Hurricane Laura storms towards Texas and Louisiana
Evacuations in the two US States were ordered, as “destructive waves” are expected, as well as up to 30cm of rain which could cause flash flooding.
Hurricane Hanna makes landfall in Texas as state braces for flash flooding
Meteorologists say the biggest concern from Hanna is expected to be flash flooding.
Tropical Storm Hanna nears hurricane strength as it approaches Texas
Forecasters expect the weather system to bring heavy rain, storm surges and possible tornadoes.
Limerick man jailed in US for trafficking endangered rhino horns
John Slattery was extradited to the US in May over charges relating to wildlife trafficking.
Texas resumes executions after months-long shutdown due to Covid-19
Billy Joe Wardlow, convicted for murder, was given the lethal injection yesterday evening.
US Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana state law on abortion clinics
The Louisiana law is virtually identical to one in Texas that the court struck down in 2016.
Texas' battle against Covid-19 takes 'a dangerous turn', as LA bars ordered to close
Bars in seven Californian counties have been ordered to close due to a spike in coronavirus cases.
Texas halts reopening as US virus cases soar
Texas was among the most aggressive states in reopening in early June after months of lockdown.
Funeral of George Floyd takes place in Texas
The private service will end six days of mourning for the 46-year-old.
FBI says shooting at Texas naval air station was 'terrorism-related'
The shooting took place at 6.15am today. One person was injured and the gunman was killed.
Two killed in shooting at university residence in US
The shooting happened in a dormitory at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US
Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power from Texas to Michigan.
Two dead in Texas shooting after gunman opens fire in church
The attacker was shot by a member of the congregation.
At least 14 dead in Mexico gun battle near Texas border
Security forces fought an hour-long battle with suspected drug cartel gunmen.
Pack of feral hogs attack and kill woman outside Texas home
Texas has seen a boom in its feral hog population in recent years.
Small plane crashes in Texas during gender reveal stunt
A passenger suffered minor injuries in the crash.
Beto O'Rourke pulls out of 2020 US presidential race
It follows months of stagnant polling numbers and dwindling finances.
Texas police officer charged with murder for shooting woman in her home
Aaron Dean (34) was jailed last night.
Woman shot dead in her home by Texas police officer was playing video games with nephew
A neighbour had called a non-emergency line to report the home’s front door had been left open.
El Paso shooter pleads not guilty to capital murder
The district attorney’s office has said it will be seeking the death penalty.
Police officer who shot dead black neighbour embraced by his brother as she's jailed for 10 years
Amber Guyger was also hugged by the judge in court.
Former Texas police officer found guilty after fatally shooting neighbour in his own apartment
Officer Amber Guyger claimed she mistook her neighbour’s apartment for her own.
Cult US indie artist Daniel Johnston has died aged 58
His brother said his death was unexpected and he was in good spirits just one day ago.
Man (37) who was convicted of two murders executed in Texas jail
In his last words, Mark Soliz apologised “for the grief and the pain that I caused”.
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
A large fire in Cork, a heroin seizure by gardaí and Brexit drama had everyone talking today.
Death toll in Texas shooting rampage rises to seven
Police have identified the suspect as a white man in his mid-30s.
CervicalCheck scandal: Woman granted leave to serve personal injuries summons on US clinic
The woman claims that Clinical Pathology Laboratories or its agents were guilty of negligence or breach of duty.
El Paso shooting suspect told police he was targeting Mexicans
22 people were killed and about two dozen were injured in the shooting at a Walmart store.
Trump says US needs 'meaningful background checks' on gun holders
Trump’s comments follow mass shootings in Ohio and Texas last weekend in which 31 people died.
Trump says he had 'amazing day' after meeting victims of latest mass shootings
The US president faced protests as he met victims in Ohio and Texas, but the White House said he was ‘treated like a rock star’.
'Do something': Protesters greet Trump in Ohio as he visits mass shooting victims
The US President will visit El Paso later today.
Officers leading black man by a rope in Texas sparks outrage
Police said Donald Neely should have been taken to the station in a police car but only mounted officers were available.
El Paso residents tell Trump to stay away as Republican governor in Ohio backs gun reforms
Locals in the predominantly-Latino border town said the president is part of the problem ahead of his visit tomorrow.