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Texas judge postpones execution of 'tourniquet killer'

Texas judge postpones execution of 'tourniquet killer'A Texas judge, acting on requests from prosecutors, halted the planned execution on Wednesday of a man known as the "tourniquet killer" for the grisly method used to murder five girls and young women in the Houston area whom he also raped.



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Jeff Sessions Praises Texas Immigration Crackdown

Jeff Sessions Praises Texas Immigration CrackdownAUSTIN ― Attorney General Jeff Sessions praised the Texas legislature’s controversial immigration crackdown law during a speech here Friday, commending conservative officials for supporting his efforts against “sanctuary” jurisdictions that limit cooperation with federal immigration authorities.



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Police: Texas Tech student questioned hours before shooting

Police: Texas Tech student questioned hours before shootingDALLAS (AP) — Lubbock police officers questioned a Texas Tech University student about a stolen gun hours before he shot and killed a campus police officer, authorities said Thursday.



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Texas Father Cleared of Killing 2-Year-Old Daughter After 7-Year-Old Son Confesses to Crime

Texas Father Cleared of Killing 2-Year-Old Daughter After 7-Year-Old Son Confesses to CrimeOn Thursday, a Texas father was cleared of a murder charge in the asphyxiation death of his 2-year-old daughter after prosecutors learned that his 7-year-old son admitted being responsible, PEOPLE confirms



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2 Texas inmates set to die this month lose at Supreme Court

2 Texas inmates set to die this month lose at Supreme CourtHOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused appeals from two convicted killers facing execution in Texas this month, including one inmate set to die next week.



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Puerto Rico Is Recovering Much More Slowly Than Texas and Florida. These Satellite Photos Prove It

Puerto Rico Is Recovering Much More Slowly Than Texas and Florida. These Satellite Photos Prove ItPuerto Rico is still largely without electricity almost a week after Hurricane Maria. These satellite photos show the difficulty ahead



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Lin-Manuel Miranda: Puerto Rico Deserves The Same Amount Of Relief As Texas, Florida

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Puerto Rico Deserves The Same Amount Of Relief As Texas, FloridaLin-Manuel Miranda has a made simple, yet emotional request: Pay attention to Puerto Rico.



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Two DACAmented Dreamers, In Alaska And Texas, On Fighting To Stay Home

Two DACAmented Dreamers, In Alaska And Texas, On Fighting To Stay HomeWelcome to ”The Story We Share,” a series of Q&As that profile two people with similar identities ― but who live in very different places.



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Texas clinics offer free abortions to women caught up in Hurricane Harvey

Texas clinics offer free abortions to women caught up in Hurricane HarveyDozens of women who were caught up in Hurricane Harvey are being offered free abortions at Texas clinics. The women’s health organisation is working with the Lilith Fund, a pro-choice group in Texas, and others to create a relief fund for the patients. Whole Woman’s Health has so far raised $ 15,000 (£11,000) to help fund the free abortions but said the total cost will be closer to $ 40,000.



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Fanged sea creature washes up on Texas beach after Hurricane Harvey creature

Fanged sea creature washes up on Texas beach after Hurricane Harvey creatureA mysterious fanged sea creature that washed up on a beach in Texas following Hurricane Harvey quickly went viral after images emerged on Twitter.



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