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Texas: State in the United States
Texas is the second largest state in the United States by area and population. Located in the South Central region, Texas shares borders with the states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.

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U.S. sends Guatemala first Honduran migrant under asylum deal

The first Honduran asylum-seeker arrived in Guatemala on Thursday from El Paso, Texas, under a controversial U.S. agreement that establishes Guatemala as a safe third country to process people fleeing..
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Mexicans sue Walmart over Texas shooting that left victims on both sides of border

Ten Mexican citizens have sued Walmart over the shooting at a store in the U.S. border town of El Paso, Texas, that killed eight Mexicans and left eight more injured, saying that Walmart did not do..
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Videos for Texas


Prototype rocket ruptures during SpaceX pressure test [Video]Prototype rocket ruptures during SpaceX pressure test

SpaceX's Starship rocket prototype ruptured during pressure testing at the space company's Texas facility on Wednesday.

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After 12 Years, 'Lavender Doe' Is Finally Identified [Video]After 12 Years, 'Lavender Doe' Is Finally Identified

Volunteer internet sleuths on a true-crimes website have helped identify a woman dubbed 'Lavender Doe.' According to Newser, a woman was found dead, her body on fire, on Oct. 29, 2006, near Longview,..

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Three killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting [Video]Three killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting

Three people were shot and killed in a morning attack at an Oklahoma Walmart on Monday, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the latest in a string of deadly shootings in the United States...

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Kanye West performs for Houston jail inmates [Video]Kanye West performs for Houston jail inmates

Kanye West and his choir stopped at the Harris County Jail in Houston, Texas for a surprise concert. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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Flu Season: Two More Dead As Illness Continues To Spread [Video]Flu Season: Two More Dead As Illness Continues To Spread

Connecticut confirmed Thursday that two adults have died as a result of influenza-related complications. According to the CDC, 2.3% of healthcare visits this week were related to "influenza-like..

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Anti-Abortion Centers In Texas Want Planned Parenthood's Forfeited Federal Funds [Video]Anti-Abortion Centers In Texas Want Planned Parenthood's Forfeited Federal Funds

Planned Parenthood gave up roughly $60 million this summer when it left a federal family planning program. This was in opposition to a new Trump admin rule prohibiting clinics from referring for..

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Walmart lifts outlook, El Paso store reopens [Video]Walmart lifts outlook, El Paso store reopens

Walmart raised its earnings forecast ahead of the holiday shopping season. And as Fred Katayama reports, it reopened its El Paso, Texas store that was the site of a massacre that killed 22 people.

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Kanye West To Appear At Joel Osteen's Church [Video]Kanye West To Appear At Joel Osteen's Church

The rapper will visit the pastor's Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas, on Sunday, a representative for the church told the Houston Chronicle Tuesday. Osteen will conduct a 15- to 20-minute conversation..

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U.S. Midwest, Northeast hit by Arctic blast [Video]U.S. Midwest, Northeast hit by Arctic blast

An Arctic blast pummeling the northern United States on Monday is forecast to break more than 400 cold-temperature records in the next 48 hours. Gavino Garay reports.

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Travis Scott fans injured as stampede breaks out at Astroworld Festival [Video]Travis Scott fans injured as stampede breaks out at Astroworld Festival

Fans of Travis Scott were left injured after a stampede broke out at the gates of the star's Astroworld Festival at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on Saturday.

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Kanye West makes surprise appearance at Travis Scott's Astroworld festival [Video]Kanye West makes surprise appearance at Travis Scott's Astroworld festival

Kanye West made a surprise appearance at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival in Houston, Texas to perform his new single on Saturday.

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Lewis Hamilton continues celebration after sixth World Championship [Video]Lewis Hamilton continues celebration after sixth World Championship

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates with his team after winning his sixth world championship. The 34-year-old wrote his name into the pantheon of Britain’s all-time sporting greats by winning..

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"He doesn't like guns, religion or oil": Trump takes swipe at Beto [Video]"He doesn't like guns, religion or oil": Trump takes swipe at Beto

President Trump went off script and mocked Texas native and former Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke at a White House event Wednesday.

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ATX TV Festival Sets Up 'Parenthood' Reunion | THR News [Video]ATX TV Festival Sets Up 'Parenthood' Reunion | THR News

The Austin, Texas-based annual event has set up its big reunion for 2020 and will reunite the cast and creators of NBC's beloved family drama 'Parenthood.'

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Site Popular With QAnon Rebrands [Video]Site Popular With QAnon Rebrands

The forum formerly known as 8chan has been relaunched and rebranded. According to Business Insider, it's now operating under the new name '8kun.' 8chan was pulled down in August after the El Paso,..

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Missing Couple Found In Texas Shallow Grave [Video]Missing Couple Found In Texas Shallow Grave

James Lawrence Butler and Michelle Elaine Butler were a couple who had been traveling for over a year. According to Newser, they were found last Sunday in Padre Island, Texas, buried in a shallow..

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Pathetic 'poor bastard': Trump reacts to O'Rourke leaving race [Video]Pathetic 'poor bastard': Trump reacts to O'Rourke leaving race

Beto O'Rourke has ended his 2020 election campaign. At a rally in Mississippi on Friday, President Trump belittled his former opponent and the "sick" media coverage of congressional Democrats'..

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Beto Heckled [Video]Beto Heckled

On Wednesday, Beto O'Rourke visited Newtown, CT, the site of one of America's worst shootings. O'Rourke wanted to discuss gun prevention. But some in Newtown weren't having it. According to Fox 61,..

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend Fashion Group International's annual Night of Stars Gala [Video]Kim Kardashian and Kanye West attend Fashion Group International's annual Night of Stars Gala

Designers Rick Owens, Donna Karan and Brandon Maxwell were honoured at the event in New York on Thursday night. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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Giuliani associates Parnas and Fruman arrive for arraignment [Video]Giuliani associates Parnas and Fruman arrive for arraignment

Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, associates of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, are scheduled to be arraigned in federal court on alleged violations of U.S. campaign finance laws. Rough cut (no reporter..

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How Much Lower Can Beto O'Rourke Sink? [Video]How Much Lower Can Beto O'Rourke Sink?

Beto O'Rourke's campaign is sinking. The former Texas congressman is fighting a losing battle to become the Democratic nominee. A new poll from SurveyUSA shows he is polling at 0% with key..

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In Texas, a 26-year-old liberal takes on a moderate [Video]In Texas, a 26-year-old liberal takes on a moderate

Jessica Cisneros is a 26-year-old immigration lawyer gunning for her former boss’ job, saying Representative Henry Cuellar's values are out of touch with the sprawling south Texas district he has..

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Homes destroyed after Dallas tornado [Video]Homes destroyed after Dallas tornado

Aerial views of Dallas County, Texas Monday morning revealed damaged homes from Sunday night's tornado that knocked out power for more than 175,000 homes and businesses. Rough Cut (no reporter..

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House Intel Members Want Giuliani To Testify Now [Video]House Intel Members Want Giuliani To Testify Now

Members of the House Intelligence Committee say Rudy Giuliani should testify before Congress. Politico reports the news comes days after Giuliani refused to comply with the House’s impeachment..

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Migrant protesters occupy U.S.-Mexico border bridge, crossing closed

Migrants seeking asylum in the United States who are camped in a dangerous Mexican border town occupied a bridge to Brownsville, Texas on Thursday, leading U.S. authorities to close the crossing,..
Reuters - Published

'Howdy, Modi!': Thousands, plus Trump, rally in Texas for India's leader

Tens of thousands of Indian-Americans packed into a Houston stadium Sunday for a rally with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, joined by U.S. President Donald Trump, in a rare mass show of support..
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Trump to meet with India, Australia leaders in U.S. next week

U.S. President Donald Trump will meet next week with the leaders of India and Australia at events in Texas and Ohio to promote trade and investment.
Reuters - Published

After U.S. court ruling, Honduran newlyweds among migrants clinging to asylum dream

Led by a dream of marrying on U.S. soil, a young Honduran couple traveled thousands of miles from their home in the port city of La Ceiba, narrowly escaping a kidnapping in Mexico before seeking asylum..
Reuters - Published

SBS World News bulletin: 01/09/19

SBS News wraps-up all the national and international news including: violent clashes ramp up in Hong Kong, the latest deadly shooting in the US state of Texas and a Tamil mother's desperate plea to the..
SBS - Published

Mexico pushes U.S. to designate El Paso shooting an act of terrorism

Mexico's government on Wednesday doubled down on its assertion that the Aug. 3 mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, was an act of terrorism against Mexicans and urged the United States to ensure the..
Reuters - Published

A week after Texas massacre, El Paso marchers condemn racism

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rouke on Saturday joined a march in the Texas border city of El Paso to condemn last week's mass shooting there, telling the crowd that President Donald Trump..
Reuters - Published

Texas shooting suspect told police he targeted 'Mexicans'

The suspected gunman accused of killing 22 people in a shooting rampage at Walmart in El Paso, Texas last weekend confessed while surrendering and told police he was targeting "Mexicans," according to..
Reuters - Published

Death toll from Texas shooting rampage rises to 22, Trump to visit El Paso

Two more victims of a shooting rampage at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, died of their wounds on Monday, police said, raising the death toll to 22 in the massacre as U.S. President Donald Trump..
Reuters - Published

Mexican man who shielded wife in Texas mass shooting dies

A Mexican man who threw himself in front of his wife to shield her from bullets in a mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, died on Monday, officials and his family said, raising the toll of Mexican..
Reuters - Published

Mexico to open first terrorism probe of an event on U.S. territory

Mexico will investigate the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, that killed 22 people, including eight Mexican citizens, as an act of terrorism and may request the suspected shooter be extradited to..
Reuters - Published

Two more Texas shooting victims die in attack, Trump to visit El Paso

Two more victims of a shooting rampage at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, died of their wounds on Monday, police said, raising the death toll to 22 in the massacre as U.S. President Donald Trump..
Reuters - Published

Two Texas shooting victims die in hospital, raising death toll to 22

The death toll rose to 22 people on Monday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, increasing with two deaths in a hospital days after a spate of shooting sprees, El Paso Police said on..
Reuters - Published

Death toll rises to 21 in Texas mass shooting at Walmart

The death toll rose to 21 people on Monday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, one of two weekend shooting sprees that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to condemn white supremacy.
Reuters - Published

Texas suspect charged with murder in shooting labeled domestic terrorism

Texas prosecutors charged a man with capital murder for fatally shooting 20 people at a Walmart store in El Paso, one of two weekend shooting sprees that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday..
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Prosecutors charge Texas shooting suspect with murder, seek death penalty

A single capital murder charge was filed on Sunday against the man accused of killing 20 people and wounding more than two dozen others at a Walmart store in El Paso, a mass shooting authorities are..
Reuters - Published

Factbox: Mother of three, army veteran, teenage boy among 20 killed in El Paso shooting

A mother of three young children and her husband shielding a baby, along with an Army veteran and a teenage boy were among the 20 people killed on Saturday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El..
Reuters - Published

Walmart massacre in Texas investigated by authorities as domestic terrorism

U.S. authorities investigating what drove a young man from the Dallas area to kill 20 people at a Walmart store hundreds of miles away in the border city of El Paso said on Sunday they are treating it..
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El Paso shopper, recently arrived from Mexico, took a bullet for his wife

Juan de Dios Velazquez had only moved to El Paso, Texas, with his wife Estela Nicolasa from Ciudad Juarez, just across the border in Mexico, six months before they were caught in Saturday's mass..
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Mexico considers litigation labeling El Paso massacre as 'terrorism'

Mexico's attorney general is considering litigation alleging that the mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, in which seven Mexicans were among the 20 people killed, was terrorism, the..
Reuters - Published

Democrats aim their outrage at Trump after two mass shootings

Two mass shootings that killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the U.S. political arena on Sunday, with some Democratic presidential candidates accusing President Donald Trump of..
Reuters - Published

Mexico considering litigation over shooting of Mexicans in the United States: foreign minister

Mexican foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Sunday that the attorney general would consider litigation claiming that terrorism was committed against Mexicans in a shooting in El Paso, Texas, in..
Reuters - Published

Democrats condemn Trump, white nationalism after two mass shootings

Two mass shootings that killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio reverberated across the U.S. political arena on Sunday, with some Democratic presidential candidates accusing President Donald Trump of..
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Walmart says its training helped save lives in prior incident

Days before Saturday's mass shooting that killed 20 people at a Walmart Inc store in El Paso, Texas, another shooting erupted at a Walmart in Southaven, Mississippi.
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President Trump: 'hate has no place in our country'

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that "hate has no place in our country" after two mass shootings killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio.
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Six Mexicans killed in El Paso shooting, Mexican president says

The number of Mexicans killed in a shooting in El Paso, Texas has risen to six, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Sunday, adding that seven other Mexican citizens were injured in..
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Factbox: Major shootings in the United States

Two mass shootings within 13 hours of each other left 20 people dead in Texas and killed nine people in Ohio, carnage that shocked a country that has become grimly accustomed to mass shootings and..
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Mexican official decries 'xenophobic barbarism' after El Paso shooting

A top Mexican official on Sunday condemned a shooting in El Paso, Texas that killed 20 people, including three Mexicans, calling for an end to rhetoric that incites "xenophobic barbarism."
Reuters - Published

After El Paso shooting, Mexico to take legal actions to protect Mexicans in U.S. -official

Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Sunday that Mexico will take legal actions to protect its citizens in the United States, following a shooting in El Paso, Texas, that left 20 dead,..
Reuters - Published

Thirty people die in two mass shootings in Texas and Ohio

Thirty people died and dozens were wounded in two mass shootings within just 13 hours of each other in the United States, shocking the country and prompting calls from some politicians for tighter gun..
Reuters - Published

Pope condemns spate of U.S. gun violence, prays for victims

Pope Francis on Sunday condemned attacks on "defenseless people" in a spate of gun violence in three American states, including one that killed 20 people in a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas.
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Texas police seek clues to explain Walmart shooting that killed 20

Police and FBI investigators in Texas searched for clues on Sunday to explain what drove a young gunman from the Dallas area to kill 20 people at a Walmart store hundreds of miles away in the border..
Reuters - Published

Morrison laments 'terrible and evil' Texas shooting

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has expressed his deep sadness over the "terrible and evil" shooting massacre which has left at least 20 people dead in the US.
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Tim Fischer calls on Americans to stand up to NRA following Texas shooting

Tim Fischer says the US must finally act on gun control after 20 people were shot dead in El Paso, Texas in the 249th gun massacre of the year in America.
SBS - Published

South Korea says Japan dispute to hit global companies, U.S. business

Export curbs Japan imposed in its dispute with South Korea will adversely effect global technology companies and hurt the operations of tech giant Samsung in the Texas state capital of Austin, a South..
Reuters - Published

When the U.S. puts a border between migrant kids and their caretakers

On June 12, Gerardo, a 41-year-old indigenous bricklayer from Guatemala, appeared before a U.S. immigration judge in El Paso, Texas. Since crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally two months earlier..
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An ever-expanding job for border agents: sensitive decisions on migrants' fates

In a U.S. border patrol facility in El Paso, Texas, labels on holding cells indicate whether migrants have been selected - "yes" or "no" - for a new Trump administration program that sends asylum..
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'Help, 40 days here': Photos show migrants crammed into U.S. border facilities

Government investigators warned of dangerous overcrowding at more migrant facilities on the southwest U.S. border, publishing photos on Tuesday of packed cells in Texas' Rio Grande Valley where some..
Reuters - Published

'Ticking time bomb': Photos in U.S. report show families, children crammed into border facilities

Government investigators warned of dangerous overcrowding at more migrant facilities on the southwest U.S. border, publishing photos on Tuesday of packed cells in Texas' Rio Grande Valley where some..
Reuters - Published

White House defends migrant detention policy as criticism mounts

President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday pushed back against mounting criticism of its migrant detention centers on the U.S.-Mexico border, even as the Department of Homeland Security's..
Reuters - Published

Ocasio-Cortez describes 'horrifying' conditions at Texas migrant facility

Migrants held at a border patrol station in Texas were being kept in "horrifying" conditions that included psychological abuse and being told to drink out of toilets, Representative Alexandria..
Reuters - Published

Border agents feared riots by migrants at overcrowded station: U.S. government documents

U.S. agents at an El Paso, Texas border station feared riots by migrants being held in overcrowded and unsanitary cells and were "embarrassed" and "frustrated" by the detainees' conditions, according..
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Government inspectors detail overcrowding at U.S. border station: NBC

U.S. government inspectors reviewing a border station in El Paso, Texas, reported poor conditions for migrants, including overcrowding and a lack of sanitary conditions, NBC News reported on Monday,..
Reuters - Published

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