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UN chief warns of ‘point of no return’ on climate change


December 2, 2019

MADRID — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world’s efforts to stop climate change have been “utterly inadequate” so far and there is a danger global warming could pass the “point of no return.” Speaking before the start Monday of a two-week international climate conference in Madrid, the U.N. chief said the impact of rising temperatures – including …

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Deputies discover 50 stolen cars stripped in southeast Houston field


December 2, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Deputies made a shocking discovery in southeast Houston on Saturday morning. Deputies found up to 50 stolen vehicles stripped and abandoned in a field on East Orem Drive. Deputies tweeted out these pictures of those vehicles. The deputies checked several vehicle identification numbers and received stolen hit returns. All, but one vehicle was reported stolen.

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J.J. Watt shares kiss with presidential service dog ‘Sully’ on Texans field


December 2, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Texans star J.J. Watt got quite the smooch on the field before Sunday night’s game against the New England Patriots. The team tweeted photos of Watt loving on none other than President George H.W. Bush’s former service dog, Sully.   The Sully statue will be placed in the permanent collection at the George H.W. Bush Presidential …

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Pleasant start to the week, reinforcing cool front on Tuesday


December 2, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — It will be a gorgeous day today.Collin says although Monday will start in the 40s, afternoon highs will land in the 60s! This week will start off very pleasant with a lot of sunshine. A weak front is forecasted to move through Tuesday but we aren’t expecting any rain along this front. This front should just …

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Texas Senate to review chamber’s art, including Confederate paintings


December 2, 2019

AUSTIN — Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has announced that a special committee will review artwork in the Texas Senate chamber, delivering on a promise he made this year during debate on a bill that would have made it harder to remove Confederate monuments and other historical markers. Patrick, a Republican who oversees the upper chamber as Senate president, named seven senators — …

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As more people search for abortion pills online, Texas opponents push to restrict access


December 2, 2019

AUSTIN — Policies restricting abortions in states such as Texas may be leading more people to seek abortion medication online, according to a University of Texas at Austin study released in October. The study, which looked at requests for pills to the telemedicine abortion service Women on Web between October 2017 and August 2018, found that states with more restrictive abortion policies …

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Elizabeth Warren’s organization has head start in Texas presidential primary


December 2, 2019

Elizabeth Warren has a head start in building an organization designed to win delegates in the Texas presidential primary. The March 3 Super Tuesday contest could help determine the course of the Democratic Party presidential race, and Warren hopes her ground game and ties to Texas will help her compete at a high level. The senator from Massachusetts has been …

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24-year-old woman found shot to death in Pleasant Grove, police say


December 2, 2019

A woman was found shot to death inside a car in Pleasant Grove on Sunday night, police said. Officers responded to a shooting call about 10 p.m. to the 6900 block of Sarah Lee Drive, near North Jim Miller Road. When they arrived, they found the victim, 24-year-old Juana Monjaras, unresponsive inside a black Dodge Challenger, police said. Officers removed …

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1 dead after shooting at Deep Ellum DART station


December 2, 2019

One person is dead after a shooting at the Deep Ellum DART station early Monday morning, officials said. DART police were called about 12:20 a.m. to the station at Good-Latimer Expressway and Gaston Avenue. One person was fatally shot, Dallas police said. His name and age was not released. No suspect information was available Monday morning, and officials did not …

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Cooler today with a gusty northwest wind


December 2, 2019

Sunday will be much cooler than Saturday with highs only in the upper 50s. The weather will cooperate for any outdoor plans, but there will be a chill in the air with a northwest breeze. Winds will range between 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. It will cool down a bit more on Monday before …

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