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Snipers kill five police at US protest over shootings Snipers shot dead five police officers and injured six others in Dallas during a protest against police shootings of black men on Friday.
08 июля 2016
Texas Governor Rick Perry. ©Reuters/Mike Segar Texas governor to send 1,000 troops to Mexico border Texas Governor Rick Perry announced plans to send 1,000 military reservists to the state's border with Mexico, to tackle a surge in immigrant children flooding into the United States.
22 июля 2014
Shannon Guess Richardson. Photo courtesy of Texas woman gets 18 years for Obama ricin plot A US actress who tried to blame her husband for sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama, then-New York mayor Michael Bloomberg and a gun control activist got 18 years in prison
17 июля 2014
San Antonio, Texas Mayor Julian Castro. ©Reuters/Jim Young Obama to nominate San Antonio mayor as US housing secretary President Barack Obama will announce Friday his plan to nominate Julian Castro, the charismatic Hispanic mayor of San Antonio, Texas, as US secretary of housing and urban development.
23 мая 2014
Asel Abdygapparova. Photo a courtesy of Kazakhstani sentenced to life imprisonment in US facing retrial Kazakhstan national Asel Abdygapparova convicted for life in prison in the US is awaiting retrial and possible reduction of jail sentence.
12 февраля 2014
Erick Munoz, Marlise Munoz and their son. Photo courtesy of Brain-dead Texas woman's fetus 'abnormal,' lawyers say The fetus being carried by a pregnant American woman already declared brain dead is "distinctly abnormal".
23 января 2014
Photo courtesy of US actress pleads guilty to Obama, Bloomberg ricin plot A 36-year-old actress from Texas on Tuesday pleaded guilty to mailing ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a gun control activist, federal prosecutors said.
11 декабря 2013
©Reuters/Cathal McNaughton US top court won't block restrictive Texas abortion law The US Supreme Court Tuesday refused to block a law that restricts women's access to abortions in the southern state of Texas.
20 ноября 2013
Texas abortion law passes despite protests The Texas senate late Friday approved a bill setting some of the strictest limits on abortion in the United States, just weeks after a filibuster by opposition Democrats dramatically thwarted the measure.
13 июля 2013
©REUTERS Texas executes 500th inmate since death penalty reinstated The US state of Texas on Wednesday executed its 500th convict since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976, a record in a country where capital punishment is in decline elsewhere.
27 июня 2013
Texas actress arrested in US ricin case A Texas actress was arrested Friday for mailing ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a gun control activist.
10 июня 2013
©REUTERS Solar plane to get inflatable hangar after Midwest storms The first manned aircraft that can fly day and night powered entirely by solar energy was to leave Texas for Missouri Monday.
03 июня 2013
Obama eulogizes victims of tragic Texas blast President Barack Obama on Thursday eulogized 12 firefighters who were among 14 people killed in a massive blast at a fertilizer plant in a small Texas town, during a week of tragedy in America.
26 апреля 2013
Race to find survivors after 'nightmare' Texas blast Rescuers in Texas on Thursday combed through rubble in a painstaking search for survivors after a massive blast at a fertilizer factory killed as many as 15 people and destroyed dozens of homes.
19 апреля 2013
60-70 dead, hundreds hurt in Texas plant explosion: media Some 60 to 70 people were killed and hundreds were injured by an explosion at a fertilizer plant outside Waco, Texas, local media reported, citing the local emergency manager.
18 апреля 2013
Shooting on Texas campus injures three Three people were shot after a fight at a Texas college erupted in gunfire Tuesday, sparking too-familiar images of frightened students escorted by swarms of police.
24 января 2013
Joe Allbritton. Photo courtesy of US financier tied to Pinochet money laundering dies Texas financier and media magnate Joe Allbritton, who lost the scandal-racked Riggs bank to a hostile takeover after it was fined for helping Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet launder money, has died at the age of 87.
13 декабря 2012
©REUTERS Texas warns it could prosecute OSCE poll monitors The southern US state of Texas has warned it could prosecute election observers from the OSCE, a global body that regularly monitors voting around the world, if they try to visit polling stations next month.
26 октября 2012
Cleve Foster. ©REUTRS Man executed in Texas for killing immigrant An American man convicted of killing a Sudanese immigrant was put to death by lethal injection Tuesday in Texas after the US Supreme Court rejected his fourth appeal for a stay of execution.
26 сентября 2012
Keynote speaker and San Antonio, Texas Mayor Julian Castro. ©REUTERS/Jessica Renaldi 'Latino Barack Obama' enters national spotlight A telegenic young Texas mayor billed as a Latino Barack Obama in the making, Julian Castro, bounded on to the world's brightest political stage Tuesday.
05 сентября 2012
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