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PIA awards Rs700m contract to dubious company


January 21, 2020

ISLAMABAD:-In a scandalous deal, the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) have awarded a contract of Rs700 million for the up-gradation of In Flight Entertainment (IFE) in eight Boeing 777 aircraft to a local company which was registered only two months before the tender was floated. A retired Pakistan Air Force officer, Group Captain (R) Khawaja Moizuddin, is the owner of that …

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North Houston store owner shot man who claimed to have gun, worker says


January 21, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Authorities are investigating after a suspect was shot at a business in north Houston. Houston police responded to reports of a shooting at a gas station located at 3118 E. Crosstimbers around 1:14 p.m. Monday.   Stefania Okolie ✔@StefaniaOnABC13 NOW: Gas station owner shoots man who was inside of store claiming he had a gun. This …

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Dynamo opening house to fans amid shake-ups in offseason


January 21, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Just like their name, the Houston Dynamo’s offseason has been nothing but dynamic. From a new ownership partner in James Harden, to a new club manager on the pitch in Tab Ramos, the Dynamo believe fans can have a lot to be excited for in the 2020 MLS season. So, the club is preparing to open the doors …

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8th Wonder Brewery’s secret ingredient is a passionate staff


January 21, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — You could say one of the perks of working for a brewery is tasting the beers, but it’s not an easy day at the office if you’re working behind the scenes. 8th Wonder Brewery team members tell us in any given day, it’s a lot of sweat and heavy lifting, trial and error, and science. “A …

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Mustang crash after ‘meet up’ leads to dog’s death


January 21, 2020

The driver of a Ford Mustang lost control. A Cadillac Escalade slammed into the Mustang and sent both vehicles off the road. Incredibly nobody was hurt in the collision on the North Freeway feeder road near Holzworth. Bystanders, some of whom were recording on their phones, rushed to help. Another vehicle slammed on its brakes to avoid hitting any of …

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Wife accused of murdering husband: ‘It was an accident’


January 21, 2020

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) — The woman accused of shooting her estranged husband to death said the entire incident “was an accident.” Carolyn Court, 68, was released on a $150,000 bond Monday night. Wearing jeans and black jacket, Carolyn told ABC13 she didn’t mean to shoot 66-year-old Ray Court. “It was an accident,” she said as she was exiting the …

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Comic raises money for teachers at EaDo comedy club


January 21, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Corey Evans doesn’t get nervous while performing stand-up comedy in front of his peers. As a seventh grade teacher, he’s grown a pretty tough skin. “I’ve been teaching for about six years and I’ve been a stand-up comic for about six years,” he explained. “So, I’ve always been a teacher and a comedian at the same …

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Man who died mid-race ‘went to every doctor’ before marathon


January 21, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Two runners suffered heart attacks at the Chevron Houston Marathon on Sunday, one of whom died at an area hospital. According to the Houston Marathon Committee, 74-year-old Harry Vroulis had a heart attack around mile 16 near Tanglewood. He was taken to the hospital where he later died. ABC13 spoke with Vroulis’ family Monday night and …

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Patchy frost Tuesday morning, soggy weather Wednesday


January 21, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Jack Frost will pay southeast Texas another visit Tuesday morning. Temperatures will again dip into the 30s, leading to frost on rooftops, vehicles, and grassy surfaces. You’ll want to protect your cold-sensitive plants and give animals warm shelter. Clouds will return Tuesday ahead of our next rainmaker. Rain chances return Wednesday with highs barely clearing 50 …

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Woman leading chase in U-Haul ran over suspect, killing him: Police


January 21, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A robbery turned deadly when one of the suspects fell out of a U-Haul truck during a chase overnight. Houston police say it started around 12 a.m. at the 9800 block of Bauman Road, where they say an off-duty officer witnessed a burglary at Sunnys Food Store. When additional officers arrived at the scene, three suspects …

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