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The Texas bullet train now looks likely. Here’s what to expect


November 27, 2018

TOKYO — Texas Central will break ground next year on the first bullet train line in the United States, which will connect Dallas to Houston, and the train, technology and much of the know-how is coming from Japan. “We will start the construction next year,” said Masaru Yosano, Chief General Manager of Central Japan Railway Company Yosano flies to Texas …

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Roadside bomb kills 3 US soldiers in eastern Afghanistan


November 27, 2018

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP — A roadside bomb killed three American soldiers in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, the U.S. military said, in what appeared to be the deadliest attack on U.S. forces in Afghanistan in the last 17 months. The military said that three other service members were wounded when the bomb went off near the city of Ghazni. An American …

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Nearly three months after his death, Botham Jean’s family is still searching for answers


November 26, 2018

DALLAS — It has been nearly three months since a young accountant and worship leader was shot and killed inside of his apartment by a Dallas Police officer. The tragic death of Botham Jean continues making international headlines. Jean’s grieving family continues searching for answers. ”The hardest day for us is a Sunday morning,” said Bertrum Jean while thinking about his son …

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How Botham Jean’s family will ensure ‘his story remains alive’ so Dallas won’t forget


November 26, 2018

Those who seek #JusticeForBotham worry that Botham Jean won’t be remembered. His parents, Allison and Bertrum Jean, fear that as time passes and the news makes way for other horrific stories, people will forget the 26-year-old accountant who was shot and killed in his Dallas apartment by an off-duty police officer. Botham Jean (Instagram) His family, his friends and perfect strangers …

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Dallas Grand Jury Hearing Case Against Amber Guyger in Botham Jean’s Arrest


November 26, 2018

A Dallas County jury is hearing evidence Monday against a Dallas police officer who shot and killed a 26-year accountant in his own home while he was watching a football game, according to a law enforcement official with knowledge of the case. Amber Guyger, 30, was arrested on a manslaughter charge Sept. 9, three days after killing 26-year-old Botham Jean. She told authorities …

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Dallas Police Offer Cyber Monday Safety Tips


November 26, 2018

Dallas police are asking consumers to make sure they take security precautions on Cyber Monday. The department reiterated some tips from The National Crime Prevention Council to help North Texans shop safely Monday. Most of the tips have to do with cyber security, including software, websites and personal information. Police also warned consumers to beware of “bargains” from companies that …

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Planned Border Wall Infringement on Historic Mission Along the Rio Grande, Says the Catholic Diocese


November 25, 2018

The federal government’s plan to run the planned border wall at the site of a historic mission along the Rio Grande would amount to an illegal government intrusion into the practice of religion, the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville says. “It goes against the First Amendment, freedom of religion,” said David Garza, a Brownsville lawyer who is representing the South Texas …

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Indian Police Map Area of Island Where US Man Was Killed


November 25, 2018

Police said they have mapped the area of a remote Indian island where tribespeople were seen burying the body of an American adventurer and Christian missionary after allegedly killing him with arrows this month. But before they can even attempt to recover the body of 26-year-old John Allen Chau, authorities have to learn from experts “the nuances of the group’s …

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Car Crashes After Passenger Gets Shot in the Face, Police Search for Gunman


November 25, 2018

Police are searching for several individuals after a man was shot in the face while driving early Sunday morning. At 1:00 a.m., officers were dispatched to an active shooter call on the 2300 block of Maryland Avenue. When they arrived, they found the victim, who had been the front passenger of a black Lexus, suffering from a gunshot wound to …

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