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Bahrain Economic Workshop and the Plight of Palestinians


August 7, 2019

Dr. Qaisar Abbas (Dr. Qaisar Abbas has worked at several American universities as a Professor of Communication, Assistant Dean and Director. In Pakistan, he worked for PTV as News Producer, and Information Officer inPunjab. He frequently writes on international relations, mass media, and South Asian affairs).   The Bahrain Economic Workshop has been concluded recently to develop economic plans for …

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What we know about the victims of the El Paso shooting


August 7, 2019

This report is being updated as new information comes in. Children, parents fundraising for their kids’ teams and back-to-school shoppers were among the 22 dead and many wounded when a gunman opened fire Saturday morning at an El Paso Walmart. The victims’ names began to trickle out late Saturday and in the days after the shooting, one of the deadliest …

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Man shot to death during argument in South Dallas home, police say


August 7, 2019

A 34-year-old man was killed in a shooting during an argument in a home Tuesday night in South Dallas, police said. The shooting was reported around 11:15 p.m. in the 4000 block of Penelope Street. Witnesses told police that several suspects were allowed inside the house and then an argument broke out. The victim, whose name has not been released, …

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Man accused of robbing same Subway twice sought by police


August 7, 2019

Houston police are searching for man they said “casually” robbed the same sandwich store and attendant twice in a row. Around 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 31, a man walked into the Subway at the 9200 block of Gulf Freeway in the Edgebrook neighborhood of southeast Houston demanding that the clerk hand him money from the cash register, according to …

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Police searching for masked shooters in southeast Houston


August 7, 2019

Police are looking for three men they say wore masks and shot a man outside an apartment complex in southeast Houston. The incident took place Monday night around 9 p.m. in the 800 block of Broadway, where officers responded to a call about a person being shot, according to OnScene TV Three men wearing masks walked up to a man, …

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Woman finds friend shot to death in Houston’s East End, police say


August 7, 2019

Houston police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead in an East End neighborhood Tuesday. Officers were called out to a home in the 7400 block of Satsuma Street around 12:30 p.m. for a reported shooting. A woman had called 911 saying that her friend had been shot, according to Houston Police Department spokesperson John Cannon Paramedics with …

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Police release sketch of suspect in Houston rapper’s fatal shooting


August 7, 2019

Houston police released the sketch of a man suspected of fatally shooting a local rapper last week at his apartment near Acres Homes, according to authorities. The unidentified man is wanted in the death of 30-year-old Marlon Gomez, aka rapper EMG Santana, who was shot in a crowded parking lot at his apartment complex at 4702 Magnum, police said The …

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Cyntoia Brown, sentenced to life for killing a man when she was a teen, is released from prison


August 7, 2019

Cyntoia Brown, an alleged sex trafficking victim who was convicted of murdering a man who had picked her up and taken her to his home, was released early Wednesday after serving 15 years in state prison Her life sentence was commuted by then-Tennessee Republican governor Bill Haslam in January. Brown, whose case drew national attention and support from celebrities including …

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Pasadena Police Chief ‘outraged’ after man stabs pregnant wife to death while out on bond


August 7, 2019

The Pasadena police chief said Monday he was outraged about a recent case involving a man accused of fatally stabbing his pregnant wife about 20 times while out on bond. In a YouTube video published Monday, Chief Josh Bruegger said the 22-year-old suspect, Alex Daniel Guajardo, was released from on bond about 18 hours before the deadly stabbing last Saturday Bruegger said …

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Firefighters battle blaze at north Houston home


August 7, 2019

Firefighters are investigating the cause of fire that erupted inside a north Houston home Tuesday. No one was injured in the fire that began around 9:20 p.m. Tuesday evening, but heavy smoke could be seen coming from the home at the 9200 block of Goldcrest, according to OnScene TV Firefighters were able to tackle the fire from above in about …

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