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Man charged in Jazmine Barnes’ killing out on bond


July 8, 2019

One of the two men facing capital murder charges in the shooting death of a 7-year-old Houston girl last December is out on bond, court records show. Eric Black Jr., 20, signed paperwork agreeing to the conditions of his release on June 25. His attorneys had successfully argued his bond, set at $500,000 in April, should be lowered to $150,000. …

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Louisiana man faces charges for licking ice cream at store


July 8, 2019

NAPOLEONVILLE, La. (AP) — Another apparent incident of someone licking ice cream at a store has surfaced. This time it’s in Louisiana. Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office says a man posted a video of himself on Facebook opening a Blue Bell ice cream container, licking it, poking it with his finger and putting it back on the shelf. News outlets report …

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Retrial set for former Katy-area football coach accused in wife’s killing


July 8, 2019

Opening arguments are scheduled to begin Monday morning in the retrial of David Temple, launching weeks of anticipated testimony in the case of the former Katy-area football coach accused in his wife’s 1999 death. Temple’s trial marks the second time a Harris County jury will seek to determine his guilt or innocence on the murder charge. Jurors found him guilty …

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NWS: Possible tropical system may be headed for southeast Texas


July 8, 2019

A disturbance over Mississippi is expected to move into the northeast Gulf of Mexico with an 80 percent chance of developing into a tropical depression or a tropical storm by Friday, according to the National Weather Service. The system, which could develop into a tropical depression as early as Wednesday, could impact southeast Texas or Louisiana, forecasters say. People may …

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Teen driver surrenders in Fourth of July road rage shooting that ignited fireworks


July 8, 2019

A teen driver has surrendered to police for a Fourth of July road rage shooting that sent a family to a hospital when the fireworks in their car was ignited by his gunfire, authorities said. Bayron Rivera, 18, will face four counts of aggravated assault after turning himself over to Harris County Sheriff’s Office investigators on Sunday evening, Sheriff Ed …

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Police: 14 arrested on drunken driving charges in north Houston over Fourth of July weekend


July 8, 2019

  A total of 14 suspected drunk drivers were arrested in northwest Houston over Fourth of July weekend, according to a release from Harris County Constable Precinct 4. Deputies with Constable Mark Herman’s Driving While Intoxicated Task Force were actively searching for suspected drunk drivers throughout Precinct 4, over the course of the weekend, according to the release The 14 …

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Murad says handing over of JPMC, NICVD, NICH to Sindh a testament of his narrative


July 8, 2019

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the federal government’s decision to handover three hospitals, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Institute (JPMC), National Institute of Cardio Vascular Diseases (NICVD) and National Institute of Child Health (NICH) to provincial government was testament of his narrative. “I have been saying since long that the provincial government is capable enough to …

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Federal govt decides to return control of three Karachi hospitals to Sindh govt


July 8, 2019

Karachi: Faced with an acute shortage of financial resources and lack of fiscal space, federal government has decided “in principle” to handover administrative and financial control of three Karachi and one Lahore hospitals to the respective provincial governments, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Control said on Saturday. Federal Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Control had assumed …

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What to expect from the incoming Facebook Messenger updates


July 8, 2019

During its yearly F8 conference Facebook unveiled some of its new development plans which include new updates focusing on privacy issues while also opening new marketing doors for businesses. 1. Desktop app for Messenger: Creation of desktop version of app can be used as a collaboration tool which would authorize teams to have video calls, pool resources on chats or …

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How conspiracy theories followed man to the Moon


July 8, 2019

PARIS: It was the biggest piece of supposed fake news before the term “fake news” was even invented. Millions of people across the world still believe that no one has ever walked on the Moon, and that the images that NASA broadcast in July 1969 were shot in a Hollywood studio. Thousands of Internet sites are devoted to “proving” that …

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