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# texas - Saturday 26 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 26th 2017, 4:40 PM 37,118 Views 29 Comments

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'
# HURRICANE HARVEY
# HURRICANE HARVEY

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

Aug 25th 2017, 7:55 PM 14,087 Views 22 Comments

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
# HARVEY HIGH SWELL
# HARVEY HIGH SWELL

Millions brace themselves as Hurricane Harvey heads towards Texas

Aug 25th 2017, 8:00 AM 13,341 Views 7 Comments

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
# Texas
# Texas

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

Aug 23rd 2017, 10:48 PM 45,365 Views 40 Comments

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
# Credible Source
# Credible Source

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

Jul 28th 2017, 7:21 AM 20,759 Views 20 Comments

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
# SAN ANTONIO

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

Jul 23rd 2017, 12:05 PM 21,136 Views 9 Comments

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
# Did You Hear That?
# Did You Hear That?

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

Jul 14th 2017, 8:42 PM 20,450 Views 9 Comments

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
# Texas
# Texas

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

Jun 25th 2017, 10:50 AM 49,850 Views 32 Comments

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
# Floating Ideas
# Floating Ideas

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

Jun 11th 2017, 6:00 PM 18,875 Views 9 Comments

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
# Texas
# Texas

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

May 26th 2017, 9:56 PM 24,080 Views 0 Comments

A district attorney called Genene Jones “pure evil”.

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

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

May 26th 2017, 5:59 PM 35,418 Views 29 Comments

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
# Texas
# Texas

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

Apr 30th 2017, 1:46 PM 11,052 Views 11 Comments

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
# Man’s Right To Know
# Man’s Right To Know

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

Mar 13th 2017, 8:27 PM 27,682 Views 44 Comments

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
# Fighting
# Fighting

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

Mar 11th 2017, 12:55 PM 19,027 Views 14 Comments

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
# Houston
# Houston

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

Feb 28th 2017, 4:11 PM 44,401 Views 89 Comments

“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
# Texas
# Texas

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

Feb 23rd 2017, 9:29 AM 19,263 Views 18 Comments

“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
# Hunters Hunted
# Hunters Hunted

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

Feb 22nd 2017, 10:59 AM 38,548 Views 81 Comments

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
# Travel Ban II?
# Travel Ban II?

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

Feb 17th 2017, 5:25 PM 15,360 Views 55 Comments

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
# Viral
# Viral

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

Feb 14th 2017, 10:37 PM 28,427 Views 35 Comments

“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
# Trump And Dump

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

Feb 4th 2017, 9:30 AM 25,675 Views 16 Comments

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
# Houston
# Houston

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

Jan 18th 2017, 7:00 PM 29,663 Views 56 Comments

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
# Fire
# Fire

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

Oct 7th 2016, 5:01 PM 20,968 Views 10 Comments

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
# Barney Fuller
# Barney Fuller

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

Oct 6th 2016, 9:17 AM 25,859 Views 35 Comments

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"
# Houston
# Houston

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

Sep 27th 2016, 11:40 AM 9,257 Views 14 Comments

Nine people were injured during the shootings yesterday.

# texas - Monday 26 September, 2016

Nine people injured after shooter opens fire in Houston shopping centre
# Texas
# Texas

Nine people injured after shooter opens fire in Houston shopping centre

Sep 26th 2016, 3:12 PM 17,177 Views 64 Comments

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
# Cocks Not Glocks
# Cocks Not Glocks

Students at University of Texas protest gun law with sex toys

Aug 26th 2016, 12:46 PM 14,036 Views 73 Comments

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
# LGBT Issues
# LGBT Issues

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

Aug 22nd 2016, 6:21 PM 14,442 Views 56 Comments

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
# Stay
# Stay

Texas halts execution of man who never killed anyone

Aug 20th 2016, 7:17 AM 25,900 Views 10 Comments

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
# Getaway Car
# Getaway Car

Texas plans to execute a man who never killed anyone

Aug 19th 2016, 6:05 AM 24,661 Views 25 Comments

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
# Controversy
# Controversy

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

Aug 2nd 2016, 8:24 AM 25,791 Views 43 Comments

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
# US

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

Jul 31st 2016, 9:44 AM 30,226 Views 99 Comments

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
# Lockhart
# Lockhart

As many as 16 dead after Texas hot air balloon crash

Jul 30th 2016, 5:36 PM 21,042 Views 13 Comments

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
# Texas

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

Jul 22nd 2016, 7:43 AM 38,986 Views 186 Comments

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
# Texas
# Texas

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

Jul 5th 2016, 10:47 PM 30,852 Views 34 Comments

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
# SCOTUS
# SCOTUS

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

Jun 27th 2016, 4:01 PM 9,700 Views 170 Comments

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
# Gun Crime
# Gun Crime

Two dead, several injured in shooting at Texas dance studio

Jun 25th 2016, 3:21 PM 15,681 Views 35 Comments

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

# texas - Monday 23 May, 2016

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

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

May 23rd 2016, 8:23 PM 5,309 Views 4 Comments

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
# Lethal Injection
# Lethal Injection

Pfizer blocks its drugs from use in US executions

May 14th 2016, 8:07 AM 13,561 Views 44 Comments

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
# Political Battle
# Political Battle

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

May 13th 2016, 9:38 PM 20,440 Views 148 Comments

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

# texas - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday

Apr 20th 2016, 11:00 AM 15,681 Views 191 Comments

“I’ll just say a few words as I give her flowers and a card.”