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#Texas

# texas - Sunday 27 August, 2017

At least two dead as city streets turn into rivers and dozens of tornados strike Texas HURRICANE HARVEY This post contains videos

At least two dead as city streets turn into rivers and dozens of tornados strike Texas

Hurricane Harvey has been downgraded from a hurricane to a tropical storm.

# texas - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'Catastrophic, life-threatening': Hurricane Harvey is battering Texas but is beginning to slow down Harvey Dent-ed This post contains videos

'Catastrophic, life-threatening': Hurricane Harvey is battering Texas but is beginning to slow down

President Donald Trump granted Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s request to declare a “major disaster” zone in the state.

# texas - Friday 25 August, 2017

Evacuations underway as Texas braces for 'fiercest hurricane to hit US in nearly 12 years'

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has expressed concern that not as many people are evacuating compared with previous storms.

Millions brace themselves as Hurricane Harvey heads towards Texas

The storm is due to make landfall tomorrow morning.

# texas - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

US couple wrongly jailed for 21 years for sexually assaulting children to receive €2.7 million

In 1991, Dan and Fran Keller were accused of abuse and dark rituals that included dismembering babies and torturing pets.

# texas - Friday 28 July, 2017

Man executed in Texas despite last-ditch claims lawyer defended him using Wikipedia for research

A last minute appeal claimed that TaiChin Preyor’s trial lawyer had insufficient familiarity with Texan law in order to defend him adequately.

# texas - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy SAN ANTONIO This post contains videos

Eight people found dead in tractor-trailer, nearly 30 injured, in Texas Walmart human trafficking tragedy

The tragedy was discovered after one of the people involved emerged from the truck and asked a passerby for some water.

# texas - Friday 14 July, 2017

'Please help. I'm stuck in here': Texas man gets trapped inside at ATM

Some customers using the ATM dismissed the notes as a joke.

# texas - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Texas children who died in hot car were left there as punishment

The children’s mother originally said they had locked themselves in.

# texas - Sunday 11 June, 2017

Futuristic 'drone ports' are one way of redesigning empty shopping centres

As the e-commerce sector grows, the ‘drone port’ could make deliveries easier for companies.

# texas - Friday 26 May, 2017

US authorities believe nurse could have killed as many as 60 babies

A district attorney called Genene Jones “pure evil”.

Teachers punished after child given 'most likely to become a terrorist' award

The school says the certificates were a “poor attempt to poke fun.”

# texas - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Six dead and dozens injured after storms and tornadoes hit US south

Videos from local television stations showed uprooted trees and overturned cars along the rural roadways.

# texas - Monday 13 March, 2017

Texas politician hits out at abortion law with 'satirical' anti-masturbation law

Under Jessica Farrar’s proposal, men would be fined for masturbating.

# texas - Saturday 11 March, 2017

Shauntelle Tynan starts chemotherapy in US after raising €600k for treatment

The teenager is currently undergoing treatment in Texas.

# texas - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Eight-year-old Texas girl shot dead minutes after surviving traffic accident

“She was a good girl, honour roll student, full of life. They took my baby away from me, why?”

# texas - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Court orders new trial for death row inmate who psychologist said was more dangerous because he is black

“Our law punishes people for what they do, not who they are.”

# texas - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Texas hunters who blamed gunshot wounds on illegal immigrants, revealed to have shot each other

The hunters’ claim led to a Facebook post by a Texas Agriculture Commissioner, who wrote the attack was another reason why a wall must be built on the Mexican border.

# texas - Friday 17 February, 2017

Trump administration denies plan to use National Guard to round up illegal immigrants

The White House has denied the reports.

# texas - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Carlow teen thanks public after raising €600,000 for cancer treatment following emotional video

“On this Valentine’s Day, I didn’t just receive a teddy or a card, but the chance of life.”

# texas - Saturday 4 February, 2017

The company making lots of money out of the chaos Trump's tweets cause in the corporate world Trump And Dump This post contains videos

The company making lots of money out of the chaos Trump's tweets cause in the corporate world

The Trump & Dump bot is designed to make stock trades based purely on who Trump has been tweeting about.

# texas - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Former US president George Bush Sr in intensive care due to respiratory illness

The former US president’s wife Barbara has also been hospitalised as a precaution.

# texas - Friday 7 October, 2016

10-year-old boy with special needs set on fire by another child in Texas

Kayden Culp is in an induced coma and 20% of his body is covered in first degree burns.

# texas - Thursday 6 October, 2016

"I don't have anything to say, you can proceed, warden" - Texas executes man who killed his neighbours

He was the 143rd death row inmate to “volunteer” for execution since 1977.

# texas - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

Man in military gear who shot people at random in Texas was "a disgruntled lawyer"

Nine people were injured during the shootings yesterday.

# texas - Monday 26 September, 2016

Nine people injured after shooter opens fire in Houston shopping centre

Houston police have said that the deceased suspect is reportedly a lawyer, and are investigating his relationship at work.

# texas - Friday 26 August, 2016

Students at University of Texas protest gun law with sex toys

A new law allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms.

# texas - Monday 22 August, 2016

A federal judge has struck down Obama's rules on transgender bathroom use

Judge Reed O’Connor has ruled in favour of Texas and 12 other states, which challenged new regulations allowing youths to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.

# texas - Saturday 20 August, 2016

Texas halts execution of man who never killed anyone

Jeffrey Woods is said to be severely mentally disabled and have an IQ of a child.

# texas - Friday 19 August, 2016

Texas plans to execute a man who never killed anyone

Jeffrey Woods is said to be severely mentally disabled and have an IQ of a child.

# texas - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Miss Teen USA will be allowed to keep crown despite controversy over N-word tweets

Karlie Hay said that she had used language in the past which there was no excuse for.

# texas - Sunday 31 July, 2016

One woman dead and multiple victims at shooting in Austin, Texas US

One woman dead and multiple victims at shooting in Austin, Texas

There were two seperate shooting incidents and police are still looking for the suspect.

# texas - Saturday 30 July, 2016

As many as 16 dead after Texas hot air balloon crash

Officials say there are likely no survivors.

# texas - Friday 22 July, 2016

Video shows police slam teacher to the ground while saying blacks have 'violent tendencies' Texas This post contains videos

Video shows police slam teacher to the ground while saying blacks have 'violent tendencies'

The video of the incident, which happened in 2015, was not made public until yesterday.

# texas - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

US teen has leg amputated after lighting 180 sparklers that were taped together

The family of Rowdy Radford said he may also lose his vision after the accident.

# texas - Monday 27 June, 2016

Victory for pro-choice movement as US Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion rules

The ruling has been made in the most important abortion case in a generation.

# texas - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Two dead, several injured in shooting at Texas dance studio

One person was found dead inside the studio and another died of his injuries in hosptal.

# texas - Monday 23 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge Florence and the Machine sang a surprise duet with a sick fan who couldn't make her gig Shake It Out

Florence and the Machine sang a surprise duet with a sick fan who couldn't make her gig

The teenager was too sick to leave the hospice – so Florence came to her.

# texas - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Pfizer blocks its drugs from use in US executions

But it’s not clear how much of an effect the move will have.

# texas - Friday 13 May, 2016

The White House has intervened in America's raging transgender bathroom debate

One Texas official called transgender bathroom access “the biggest issue facing families and schools in America”.