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Man shot and killed, teens detained in northwest Harris County


February 24, 2019

GRANTS TRACE, Texas (KTRK) — Deputies are investigating the death of a man in northwest Harris County. At least four teenagers are being detained in connection with the case. The man was shot early Sunday morning during a family gathering on Hamlet Vale Court at Bach Elm Street. “There was a younger male, a teenage male that was involved in …

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Twin toddlers found unresponsive in backyard pool in Texas


February 24, 2019

CEDAR CREEK, Texas — A 2-year-old boy is in critical condition at Dell Children’s Medical Center. His twin brother died Saturday when he drowned in their pool in the backyard. He was the fifth child to drown in Texas this year. Demi Schroeder woke up to a nightmare last weekend. “I wake up Saturday morning. Early in the morning and …

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Sheriff: No likely survivors in jetliner crash near Houston


February 24, 2019

TRINITY BAY, Texas — A Boeing 767 cargo jetliner heading to Houston with three people aboard disintegrated after crashing Saturday into a bay east of the city, according to a Texas sheriff. Witnesses told emergency personnel that the twin-engine plane “went in nose first,” leaving a debris field three-quarters of a mile long in Trinity Bay, Chambers County Sheriff Brian …

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Singer R. Kelly, facing sex abuse charges, gets $1 million bail


February 24, 2019

A US judge set $1 million bail for R&B superstar R. Kelly on Saturday after prosecutors laid out graphic details of charges that he sexually abused four victims, three of them minors. Kelly, known for hits like “I Believe I Can Fly,” surrendered to police late Friday after decades of allegations of sexual abuse, especially of underage girls, led to …

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Meera gushes over Mahira, thanks her for making Pakistan proud


February 24, 2019

It looks like things have turned around for good between actresses Mahira Khan and Meera as the two were recently seen singing praises for each other in an uplifting Twitter exchange. While it is no secret that Meera has in the past passed negative remarks about Mahira, the ‘Raees’ startlet on the other hand, has always remained silent about this …

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Five things to watch for on Oscars night


February 24, 2019

Hollywood, United States: Oscars night is quickly approaching — on Sunday, all will be revealed. Will Alfonso Cuaron sweep the awards for his cinematic masterpiece “Roma?” Will another contender swipe the best picture Oscar from him? Can Glenn Close finally claim her first Academy Award? The ceremony will be without a host for the first time in three decades — …

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Atiqa Odho calls for self-reliance in tomato production


February 24, 2019

Atiqa Odho on Saturday stressed for a need to pass a law to make the country self reliant in production of tomatoes amidst the reports that Indian farmers have chosen not to export tomatoes to Pakistan. “I don’t understand why we need Indian tomatoes when we have so much agricultural land in Pakistan to grow our own??? A law should …

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Bankers stress FATF demands should be met


February 24, 2019

KARACHI: Bankers in Pakistan see negative impact of FATF fresh warning for Pakistan and said the government must understand the full impact of further downgrading from current grey list. The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has been unusually critical of Pakistan’s efforts to safeguard its financial system from the risk posed by terror financing and money laundering. Former head of …

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