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Garland police looking for revolver-toting man who robbed gas station


July 6, 2019

Garland police are looking for a man who robbed a gas station at gunpoint last month. Police say this man robbed a Garland Texaco on June 21. (Garland Police Department) Police released surveillance footage Friday showing the man walking into the Texaco Food Mart in the 700 block of West Walnut Street, near Glenbrook Drive, around 7:30 p.m. June 21. The …

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Dallas Police Department Tells Dozens of Officers They’re Under Investigation for Facebook Posts


July 6, 2019

Dozens of Dallas police officers on Friday received letters notifying them they’re under internal investigations for their social-media posts. The announcement comes about a month after researchers with The Plain View Project published a database of years of public Facebook posts from eight departments that the database’s creators said “could undermine public trust and confidence in police.” The posts included …

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Marianne Williamson photoshopped herself into a Vogue photoshoot of female presidential candidates that she was left out of


July 6, 2019

(Business Insider) A photoshoot for a Vogue magazine profile of the Democratic women running for president left out author and self-help guru Marianne Williamson. Williamson posted memes to her Instagram page with her face photoshopped into the background. Compared to other Democrats in the race, Williamson has out-fundraised many, including governors and members of Congress. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. …

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TPW warns against using non-Gulf shrimp as bait when fishing in Texas waters


July 6, 2019

Shrimp is commonly used as bait, but the Texas Parks and Wildlife warns that using non-Gulf crustaceans when fishing in Texas waters could be harmful. Imported shrimp “may carry several known viruses or diseases that can be transmitted to native Gulf shrimp species (and other shellfish such as crabs and crawfish),” the TPW site explains.  “Many of these viruses can survive …

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Woman charged in connection with death of toddler in apartment fire


July 6, 2019

A 19-year-old woman has been charged with abandonment after leaving her 3-year-old cousin in an apartment that caught fire later that night in March, authorities said. Giovanni Lyles died in the fire early March 11 at the Cozumel Apartments at 6403 Sierra Blanca Drive. Kiara Jones initially told authorities she left her cousin to go to the store. However, phone …

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Seoul dissolves Japan fund for WWII ‘comfort women’


July 6, 2019

SEOUL: A foundation set up to compensate victims of Japan’s wartime sex slavery has been formally dissolved, South Korean officials said on Friday, the latest chapter in a bitter dispute over the two countries’ shared history. The $8.8 million fund was established in 2015 as Tokyo and Seoul made a renewed effort to push past their continuing row over Japan’s …

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Sudan’s generals agree to share power with civilians


July 6, 2019

KHARTOUM: Crowds of jubilant Sudanese took to the streets of Khartoum on Friday to celebrate a landmark deal between protest leaders and the country’s ruling generals aimed at turning the page on months of political unrest. The power-sharing deal, reached in the early hours after two days of hard-won talks brokered by Ethiopian and African Union mediators, came after a …

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