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December 01, 2018 - 11:55 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush: President Donald Trump is directing that American flags be flown at half-staff for 30 days to honor the memory of former President George H.W. Bush. In a proclamation signed Saturday hours after Bush died, Trump is also...
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December 01, 2018 - 9:36 am
By NOMAAN MERCHANT , Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Texas' attorney general sued the San Antonio police chief Friday for what he said are violations of the state's immigration law targeting "sanctuary cities" and sought millions of dollars in sanctions. The lawsuit Ken Paxton filed in state court...
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December 01, 2018 - 6:44 am
By JIM VERTUNO , AP Sports Writer AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Big school schedulers are probably second-guessing themselves for calling tiny Radford for a game. If the head coaches weren't such good friends, Texas would probably rather never see the Highlanders ever again. Carlik Jones made a spinning,...
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November 27, 2018 - 2:04 pm
By GARANCE BURKE AND MARTHA MENDOZA , Associated Press TORNILLO, Texas (AP) — The Trump administration announced in June it would open a temporary shelter for up to 360 migrant children in this isolated corner of the Texas desert. Less than six months later, the facility has expanded into a...
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November 05, 2018 - 1:46 pm
By SONIA PEREZ D. and MARK STEVENSON , Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of exhausted migrants from the Central American caravan trudged along highways Monday toward Mexico City, where officials prepared a sports stadium to accommodate them as they try to reach the U.S. border still...
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October 22, 2018 - 2:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The "amoral bully" is ready to campaign for the "dishonest politician" as President Donald Trump holds a Houston rally for Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday. The president's appearance on behalf of Cruz represents a once-unthinkable show of support for Trump's onetime rival for the 2016...
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October 17, 2018 - 8:45 am
Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke abandoned his optimistic tone and attacked Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz as "Lyin" Ted in their second debate before the election, borrowing a nickname first used by President Donald Trump. It was one of the challenger's last chances to gain ground on Cruz, who is...
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September 24, 2018 - 5:11 pm
By RYAN TARINELLI , Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — A white Dallas police officer who fatally shot her black neighbor inside his own apartment was fired Monday, the same day the man was being buried in his Caribbean homeland. Police Chief U. Renee Hall dismissed Officer Amber Guyger during a hearing...
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September 03, 2018 - 10:30 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A judge has denied conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' request to dismiss a lawsuit surrounding the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that he has called a hoax. The Infowars host is being sued for defamation in Texas by the parents of a 6-year-old who was among the 20...
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August 22, 2018 - 11:44 am
By WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — As the nation plans new defenses against the more powerful storms and higher tides expected from climate change, one project stands out: an ambitious proposal to build a nearly 60-mile "spine" of concrete seawalls, earthen barriers,...
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