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India-Pakistan peace is the only way forward


April 13, 2019

India-Pakistan peace is the only way forward By: Frank F. Islam Pakistan and India came to the brink of war in February this year when their air-forces clashed following a deadly suicide attack in Indian Kashmir’s Pulwama district.  This was frightening because the only rational way forward for these two nuclear armed rivals must be peace and not war. This …

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One Killed in Crash on Dallas North Tollway Saturday


April 13, 2019

One person is dead after a crash on the Dallas North Tollway early Saturday morning. The crash happened near the Maple Avenue overpass at about 2:20 a.m., according to the Texas Department of Public Safety. Troopers were called to the crash and preliminary investigations found that a Cadillac CTS was traveling north in the southbound lanes of DNT when it …

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Cleburne Police Looking for Man Who Exposed Himself to 11-Year-Olds


April 13, 2019

The Cleburne Police Department is looking for a man who exposed himself to children. The 11-year-old children were riding their bikes around 7 p.m. Wednesday near Sabine Ave. and Park Street in Cleburne when the man approached them. He was holding money in one hand while exposing himself to the children, police say. The man is described as a Hawaiian …

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1 person injured during officer-involved shooting in SE Houston


April 13, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting that has left one person injured in southeast Houston. The Houston Police Department responded to reports of a shooting in the 2600 block of Alabama around 10:15 a.m. Police say a suspect was shot and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. No officers were injured during the shooting.

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2 men shot while working on vehicle in northwest Harris County


April 13, 2019

Authorities are searching for the person responsible for shooting two men in northwest Harris County. The Harris County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a shooting on Holly Hill Lane near Brittmoore around 5 a.m. HCSO: two men shot while working on a car headlight. Both taken to the hospital and expected to live. No suspect description right now. Live …

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2 veterans shot while riding motorcycles in west Harris County


April 13, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Deputies are searching for the shooters who shot two veterans on motorcycles in west Harris County. Authorities say an SUV hit the veterans, who were riding motorcycles on Barkers Crossing near Sable Tree around 1 a.m. The gold SUV, which had several people inside, started following the three motorcycles. When the motorcyclists made a turn, the …

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NWS: Tornadoes, damaging winds, large hail possible as severe storms near Houston


April 13, 2019

A tornado warning has been issued for southwestern Houston, northeastern Madison and Walker counties until 1 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. There are reports of unconfirmed significant tornado damage in Franklin, TX. Strong to severe storms are expected ahead of a cold front early this morning and through the afternoon hours. The National Weather Service predicts that isolated …

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Man allegedly admits to killing employee in shower during cocaine-fueled shooting


April 13, 2019

A Houston man accused of gunning down his employee who was taking a shower Wednesday night admitted to the cocaine-fueled shooting, claiming he was angry about the victim sleeping with his wife, according to court documents. Edwin Figueroa, 23, had already assaulted 22-year-old Rafael Nunez days earlier after learning that Nunez allegedly had an affair with his wife, according to …

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‘Captain Cool’ Dhoni fined for confronting IPL umpires


April 13, 2019

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s uncharacteristic outburst against a controversial umpiring decision led to the Chennai Super Kings captain being fined 50 percent of his match fee in Thursday night’s Indian Premier League (IPL) match in Jaipur. Hailed as ‘Captain Cool’ during his trophy-laden years as India skipper, an unusually fired-up Dhoni stepped onto the field to remonstrate with umpire over a …

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