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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Texas

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Leo to join Arnie and Bernie Sanders as speakers at US festival
The stop in Texas forms part of Varadkar’s trip to the US for St Patrick’s Day.
Death row prisoner who hired hitman to kill his family given last-minute reprieve
His father appealed for his life.
Nearly 200 US-bound migrants found packed into bottom of truck
More than 300 Central American men, women and children were taken into custody as part of the operation.
'I can feel that': First US inmate executed in 2018 claimed drug used to kill him 'burned'
Anthony Shore was put to death for raping, torturing and murdering three girls in the 1980s and 1990s.
Bikram yoga is 'no more effective than yoga practiced at room temperature'
This type of yoga is carried out in a room heated to 35–42 degrees Celsius.
Woman charged with plot to assassinate Obama with homemade bomb was caught by cat hair
Julia Poff is charged with sending three devices in the post, one to the then US President.
Toddler, preacher and a pregnant mother among Texas shooting victims
Many of the 26 people killed in Sunday’s shooting were children, the county sheriff said.
Air Force mistake enabled Texas shooter to buy guns, despite violent past
Devin Patrick Kelley killed 26 people and injured at least 20 others in Texas’ worst mass shooting.
Devin Kelley: Police say Texas church shooter attacked after family domestic situation
Kelley is responsible for the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.
'A very special, beautiful child': First victims of Texas church massacre named
The ages of those killed ranges from five to 72.
26 people, aged between 5 and 72, killed in church shooting in Texas
The gunman, a young white male, is also dead.
Father of missing girl (3) arrested in Texas after changing story
Sherin Mathews, who was adopted from India last year, was reported missing by her father on 7 October.
Donald Trump says he'll release all of the secret JFK assassination files
Reports in the US had indicated that certain files were set to be held back when the entire trove is opened to the public this coming Thursday.
Texas serial killer gets stay from execution after last-minute revelations
Authorities believe Anthony Shore would have left a note to try to exonerate another death row inmate of murder.
'What the heck is this?' Fanged sea creature washes up on Texas beach after Hurricane Harvey
Preeti Desai shared the image on Twitter and the scientific community responded to solve the mystery.
Eight dead following a shooting at a Texas home
All of those killed and injured were believed to be adults.
Trump arrives in Houston to see devastation left by Hurricane Harvey
At least 42 people have been killed and up to 50,000 homes damaged.
Trump to seek approval for nearly €5 billion in Hurricane Harvey relief funding
The eventual cost of damage caused by Harvey could be more expensive than Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in 2005.
'A bigger heart than anyone I know': Families pay tribute to Hurricane Harvey victims
The category 4 hurricane has left a trail of destruction in its wake since making landfall last Friday.
US pastor criticised for delay in opening doors of megachurch to hurricane evacuees
Joel Osteen of Lakewood Church in Houston said “the narrative we didn’t open in time is totally untrue”.
Two explosions have happened at a flooded chemical plant in Texas
The Arkema plant in Crosby, Texas, has been left without power as a result of Hurricane Harvey.
'I was just really concerned for my kids': Irishman in Texas evacuated from house in boat
The full horrors of the monster storm Hurricane Harvey began emerging today.
There's now a curfew in Houston amid reports of post-hurricane looting
The curfew was imposed by the city’s mayor.
Trump visits disaster zone battered by Hurricane Harvey
“It’s historic, it’s epic, but I tell you, it happened in Texas — and Texas can handle anything.”
President Trump prepares to visit Texas as Houston death toll rises
Houston’s Mayor has defended the decision not to evacuate the city.
Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey
The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.
PICTURES: The devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey on Texas
The category 4 hurricane has left a trail of destruction in its wake since making landfall last Friday.
Texas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey - with huge amounts of further rainfall still expected
The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.
'I have two children with me and the water is swallowing me up': Thousands stranded due to Hurricane Harvey
President Donald Trump has said he will visit the storm-stricken region.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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 children who died in hot car were left there as punishment
The children’s mother originally said they had locked themselves in.
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.
US authorities believe nurse could have killed as many as 60 babies
A district attorney called Genene Jones “pure evil”.