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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, American flags are displayed together with Chinese flags on top of a trishaw in Beijing.
(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
AP News
July 24, 2020 - 1:34 pm
Always rocky, China-US relations appear at a turning point
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A firetruck is positioned outside the Chinese Consulate Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in Houston. Authorities responded to reports of a fire at the consulate.
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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July 22, 2020 - 10:02 am
US orders China to close its consulate in Houston
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File - In this June 15, 2018 file photo, Confetti falls as Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, center, greets supporters after speaking at the Texas GOP Convention, in San Antonio.
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AP News
July 13, 2020 - 4:58 pm
Court refuses to order Houston to host Texas GOP gathering
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The casket of George Floyd arrives for a public memorial at The Fountain of Praise church in Houston, Monday, June 8, 2020. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis Police officers on May 25. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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WRVA News
June 08, 2020 - 11:35 am
By JUAN A. LOZANO and NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The body of George Floyd arrived at a church Monday in Houston for a final public memorial for the man whose death at the hands of police in Minneapolis sparked protests around the world and calls to reform policing in America...
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Houston Astros infielder Alex Bregman, left, and Jose Altuve sit in chairs as they wait to deliver statements during a news conference before the start of the first official spring training baseball practice for the team Thursday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
AP News
February 13, 2020 - 4:27 pm
By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Sports Writer WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Avoiding any specifics about their team’s sign-stealing during its 2017 World Series championship season, Houston Astros players Alex Bregman and José Altuve apologized Thursday for the scheme that was investigated and punished by...
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September 21, 2019 - 7:45 am
By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Emergency workers used boats Friday to rescue about 60 residents of a Houston-area community still trapped in their homes by floodwaters following one of the wettest tropical cyclones in U.S. history. At least four deaths have been linked to the...
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September 19, 2019 - 1:05 pm
By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — The remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda unleashed torrential rain Thursday in parts of Texas, prompting hundreds of water rescues, a hospital evacuation and road closures as the powerful storm system drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years...
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September 18, 2019 - 11:50 am
MIAMI (AP) — Bermuda's government called up troops and urged people on the British Atlantic island to make final preparations for an expected close brush Wednesday with Hurricane Humberto, a powerful Category 3 storm. Authorities ordered early closings of schools, transportation and government...
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Jeff Katz
September 13, 2019 - 1:26 pm
During the Democratic Debate last night in Houston, candidate Robert Francis O'Rourke continued to push his agenda for taking guns away from law-abiding American citizens. When asked if he was for confiscating guns, he responded with a tirade in which he declared, "hell yes, we're going to take...
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September 05, 2019 - 6:15 pm
By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has brought its first case for violating the federal ban on bump stocks, devices that allow a semi-automatic firearm to fire rapidly like a machine gun. Federal prosecutors say Ajay Dhingra of Houston has been charged with...
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