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‘I will keep fighting’: Demi Lovato breaks silence after reported overdose


August 6, 2018

In a statement on Instagram, Lovato thanked her fans and family. Demi Lovato is breaking her silence for the first time since being hospitalized for a possible overdose last month. The 25-year-old songstress thanked God, her fans, her family and the hospital staff at Cedars-Sinai, “who have been by my side the entire time,” in a message shared Sunday on her Instagram account. …

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Mike goes 1-on-1 with Cowboys great Tony Romo


August 6, 2018

WFAA’s Mike Leslie sat down for a 1-on-1 interview with Cowboys legend Tony Romo, to talk about his Cowboys career, how it came to an end, what he thinks about the 2018 Cowboys, Dez Bryant’s release, and more. source: AP

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All but 6 driveable cars removed from Irving parking garage; shoring done


August 6, 2018

The remaining cars, along with debris, will have to be removed with a crane, according to the Irving Fire Department. Crane work is expected to begin later in the week. Author: WFAA Staff Published: 5:55 PM CDT August 5, 2018 Updated: 5:56 PM CDT August 5, 2018 All but six driveable cars have been removed from the Irving parking garage that collapsed twice …

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Woman hit and killed by car while waiting at DART bus stop


August 6, 2018

The crash happened about 2:30 p.m. just north of Buckner Boulevard and Peavy Road, DART spokesman Mark Ball said. DALLAS — A woman who was waiting at a DART bus stop in East Dallas was hit and killed by a car Sunday afternoon, officials said. The crash happened about 2:30 p.m. just north of Buckner Boulevard and Peavy Road, DART spokesman …

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Man dies after family finds him shot on front porch in Third Ward


August 6, 2018

A man died after he was found shot on a front porch in the Third Ward, police said. The shooting happened sometime before 6:25 a.m. Saturday in the 3700 block of Drew. Family and friends told police that Joe Mitchell, 21, left their home around 5 a.m. to go to the store. They heard gunshots sometime before 6:25 a.m. and …

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Video shows deadly explosion on highway in Bologna, Italy


August 6, 2018

BOLOGNA, Italy — A major explosion on a highway in Bologna, Italy, has left at least one dead and up to 70 people injured, the Associated Press reports. The explosion happened after an accident that involved a truck carrying liquefied petroleum gas, according to the Italian news agency ANSA. The explosion caused a bridge to partially collapse. Video captured by a …

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Police chase ends at man’s home in Mount Houston


August 6, 2018

Houston police ended a pursuit Monday morning after a man led officers back to his home in the Mount Houston area, according to Metro Video. The chase began before 1:15 a.m. when the man refused to stop for traffic violations on Woodwick, Metro Video reported. Media: Metro Video The driver led police on a chase through several streets in a …

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Huawei in British spotlight over use of US firm’s software


August 6, 2018

LONDON: Huawei Technologies is facing increased scrutiny in Britain because it is using an aging software component sold by a firm based in the United States, one of the countries where lawmakers allege its equipment could facilitate Chinese spying. The fact that the British misgivings stem in part from Huawei’s relationship with a U.S. company shows how trade wars and …

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Facebook, Apple remove most of US conspiracy theorist’s content


August 6, 2018

ATLANTA: Facebook announced on Monday that it had removed four pages belonging to US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for “repeatedly posting content over the past several days” that breaks its community standards. The company said it removed the pages “for glorifying violence, which violates our graphic violence policy, and using dehumanising language to describe people who are transgender, Muslims and …

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Friendship no more: how Russian gas is a problem for Germany


August 6, 2018

BERLIN: For decades, the Friendship pipeline has delivered oil from Russia to Europe, heating German homes even in the darkest days of the Cold War. But a new pipeline that will carry gas direct from Russia under the Baltic Sea to Germany is doing rather less for friendship, driving a wedge between Germany and its allies and giving Chancellor Angela …

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