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Messiah Marshall remembered a year after 10-month-old died in father’s arms

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — In a southside park Thursday night, friends and family gathered to honor a baby who was gunned down. “I’m wishing Messiah was here because he didn’t deserve what he went through,” said Jawan Wilson, the baby’s grandmother. Messiah Marshall, 10 months old, was fatally shot as his father held him in his arms outside the Nob …

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Man fatally shot after checking on disturbance in SW Houston

A man was fatally shot late Thursday after he walked into a fight in an apartment parking lot in southwest Houston, police said. The shooting happened about 11 p.m. at 7900 Creekbend, near South Braeswood and east of the Southwest Freeway. The man, who is in his 30s, came home from work a little after 11 and heard something downstairs, …

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Motorcyclist injured in hit and run in SW Houston

A motorcyclist was critically injured early Friday in a hit and run wreck in southwest Houston. A driver hit the motorcyclist about 12:45 a.m. at South Post Oak and West Orem, Houston police told Metro Video. The driver kept driving. The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital in critical condition. No further information about his condition was immediately available.

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Wife finds husband shot to death outside apartment in southwest Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston police say a wife found her husband shot to death after he tried to break up a fight outside their apartment complex in southwest Houston. This happened around 11 p.m. at the Windsor Park Apartments on Creekbend Drive. According to authorities, the victim’s wife said she let him into their apartment when he came home …

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Trump sets $50 billion in China tariffs with Beijing ready to strike back

WASHINGTON/BEIJING: U.S. President Donald Trump announced hefty tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports on Friday as Beijing threatened to respond in kind, in a move that looks set to ignite a trade war between the world’s two largest economies. Trump, whose hardline stance on trade has seen him wrangle with allies, said in a statement that a 25 percent …

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Amazon to tap Brazil beauty craze with cosmetics partners

SAO PAULO: Amazon.com Inc is recruiting major Brazilian cosmetics firms Grupo Boticario and Natura Cosmeticos SA to sell via the logistics platform it is developing in Brazil, three people familiar with talks told Reuters, making an early play for the world’s fourth-largest beauty market. Amazon is keen to get a piece of Brazil’s roughly $30 billion in spending on make-up, …

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Trump announces 25 percent tariff on Chinese technology

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Friday announced that the United States will implement a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion of goods from China related to intellectual property and technology, and pledged to impose further levies if the Asian nation takes retaliatory measures. Trump said the tariff list includes goods from China’s “Made in China 2025” strategic plan to dominate …

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Salah left out of starting line-up for Egypt World Cup opener

YEKATERINBURG, RUSSIA: Mohamed Salah was not included in Egypt´s starting line-up for their World Cup opener against Uruguay on Friday following his shoulder injury. The star striker, who turned 26 on Friday, suffered the injury three weeks ago in Liverpool´s Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid. On the eve of the Uruguay match, Egypt coach Hector Cuper said Salah …

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Iran bans public World Cup screenings

Authorities in Tehran cancelled plans to allow families to watch Iran’s World Cup football opener against Morocco on Friday in the stadium and public parks of the Islamic republic’s capital. The Islamic republic is thought to be the only country in the world that refuses to allow fans to gather in open public spaces for the World Cup , possibly due to opposition to …

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