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Saturday 1 April 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Texas

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# Stormy
Tropical Storm Hanna nears hurricane strength as it approaches Texas
Forecasters expect the weather system to bring heavy rain, storm surges and possible tornadoes.
# john slattery
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.
# United States
Texas resumes executions after months-long shutdown due to Covid-19
Billy Joe Wardlow, convicted for murder, was given the lethal injection yesterday evening.
# Abortion Rights
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.
# Coronavirus
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.
# Coronavirus
Texas halts reopening as US virus cases soar
Texas was among the most aggressive states in reopening in early June after months of lockdown.
# Houston
Funeral of George Floyd takes place in Texas
The private service will end six days of mourning for the 46-year-old.
# Investigation
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.
# Texas
Two killed in shooting at university residence in US
The shooting happened in a dormitory at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
# Extreme Weather
Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US
Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power from Texas to Michigan.
# Fort Worth
Two dead in Texas shooting after gunman opens fire in church
The attacker was shot by a member of the congregation.
# Coahuila
At least 14 dead in Mexico gun battle near Texas border
Security forces fought an hour-long battle with suspected drug cartel gunmen.
# Christine Rollins
Pack of feral hogs attack and kill woman outside Texas home
Texas has seen a boom in its feral hog population in recent years.
# gone wrong
Small plane crashes in Texas during gender reveal stunt
A passenger suffered minor injuries in the crash.
# Withdrawn
Beto O'Rourke pulls out of 2020 US presidential race
It follows months of stagnant polling numbers and dwindling finances.
# Atatiana Jefferson
Texas police officer charged with murder for shooting woman in her home
Aaron Dean (34) was jailed last night.
# Atatiana Jefferson
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.
# Texas
El Paso shooter pleads not guilty to capital murder
The district attorney’s office has said it will be seeking the death penalty.
# Dallas
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.
# amber guyger
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.
# Texas
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.
# mark soliz
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”.
# News Fix
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
A large fire in Cork, a heroin seizure by gardaí and Brexit drama had everyone talking today.
# gun control
Death toll in Texas shooting rampage rises to seven
Police have identified the suspect as a white man in his mid-30s.
# Texas
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
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.
# gun control
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.
# Terrorism
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’.
# dayton
'Do something': Protesters greet Trump in Ohio as he visits mass shooting victims
The US President will visit El Paso later today.
# galveston
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.
# not welcome
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.
# climate of fear
Barack Obama: Americans should reject leaders who 'normalise' racism
Obama did not mention President Trump by name.
# Texas
Gunman kills 20 in Texas Walmart as police probe possible hate crime
The suspect wrote about the “Hispanic invasion” of Texas online.
# Rocky
Edwards makes it eight UFC wins in a row after overcoming Dos Anjos by unanimous decision
Leon Edwards beat Rafael dos Anjos after five rounds at the AT&T Center in San Antonio.
# In America
Images show 'dangerous overcrowding' taking place at migrant detention centres in Texas
A report from the Inspector General at the Department of Homeland Security was published yesterday.
# addison
Ten killed after plane hits hangar during takeoff in Texas
The plane heading to Florida was carrying two flight crew and eight passengers.
# Maleah Davis
Man (26) who reported Texas girl missing arrested in her disappearance
Derion Vence, who is the former fiancé of the girl’s mother, was arrested near Houston yesterday.
# John William King
US executes white supremacist for lynching black man in Texas in 1998
John William King was put to death last night.
# California
US couple sentenced to life in prison for imprisoning 12 of their children
David Allen Turpin and Louise Anna Turpin pleaded guilty.
# Twin Peaks
Officials say probe into deadliest biker shootout in US history would be 'waste of time' as charges dropped
A total of 177 bikers were arrested after the shooting.