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Careem to be a Super App, says founder CEO


March 11, 2020

KARACHI: In many ways, Careem has been the posterboy for tech startups in the region, be it rapid growth trajectory, ability to raise massive investments, being the first to achieve unicorn status or the acquisition by Uber for a massive $3.1 billion. However, events of the past one year have raised some question marks over company’s future. Starting with Uber’s …

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AJ Armstrong’s defense team headed back to court today


March 11, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The defense team for a Houston man accused of killing his parents when he was a teen are expected back in court Wednesday. Lawyers for AJ Armstrong are pushing the court to admit new records they claim suggests AJ’s half-brother witnessed their parents’ murders. The mental health records state Joshua Armstrong, “saw his parents murdered in …

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Woman and her children held at gunpoint during home invasion


March 11, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — The police are asking for the public’s help to find the five masked and armed intruders who pretended to be officers while terrorizing a family in southwest Houston. On Thursday, Feb. 20 around 12:15 a.m., the men kicked open the door of a home on North City Oaks Lane, not far from Highway 288 and Almeda …

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How to ease your family’s coronavirus anxieties


March 11, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Experts say lean into the facts, not the fears surrounding COVID-19. Eyewitness News spoke with psychotherapist Ty David Lerman about the outbreak. He said it is important you limit you and your kids’ consumption of the sensational stories. David Lerman said the fear of the unknown is what creates anxiety and leads to misinformation. Steve Campion ✔@SteveABC13 “Lean …

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What we know about the 14 coronavirus cases in Houston-area


March 11, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Here’s what we know so far about the 14 reported cases in the Houston-area. TOTAL CASES: Montgomery County (1 presumptive): Man in his 40s, presumptive positive case Harris County (2 confirmed, 3 presumptive): Woman in her 20s to 30s, presumptive positive case, not linked to Egyptian river cruise. Officials say she was living in Italy. Man …

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Multiple cars involved in fiery series of crashes in NE Harris County


March 11, 2020

A man was hospitalized after a fiery series of crashes in a northeast Harris County neighborhood. It happened Wednesday morning along Hopper Road near Foy. Authorities say the injured driver crashed into about three parked cars in front of homes before his own car went up in flames. The fire then spread to other vehicles parked in the driveway. The …

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Police searching for missing 12-year-old Houston boy


March 11, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston police are asking for the public’s help to find 12-year-old Alfonzo Angel Guzman, who went missing Tuesday night on the northeast side. Alfonzo was last seen at his home in the 15000 block of Sellers Road around 8:30 p.m. The boy was wearing a green shirt and black pants with a white-colored stripe down the …

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Harris Co. Judge Lina Hidalgo: Harris County lacks coronavirus testing capabilities


March 11, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — As the number of COVID-19 cases increases, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo painted a concerning picture Tuesday about the county’s ability to test for the virus. During a meeting of the Harris County Commissioner’s Court, Hidalgo outlined how the testing process works. “We have to request approval from the state before they allow us to send …

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Dance your way to Karbach Brewery for Selena movie night


March 11, 2020

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Who doesn’t like free stuff? Take a look at what you can get gratis this weekend and beyond! Friday, March 6 French Cultures Fest 3801 Eastside Dr 6 p.m. Free Disney Art Event 12400 Greenspoint Dr 6 p.m. First Friday Studio Sessions 4173 Elgin St 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7 Heights Crawfish Festival …

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