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Cold snap leaves one dead, over 4 million without power in Texas

Cold snap leaves one dead, over 4 million without power in Texas

At least one person was dead and more than 4 million were without power in Texas after a rare deep freeze forced the state's electric grid operator to impose rotating blackouts because of higher power demand.

Texas, nine US states accuse Google of working with Facebook to break antitrust law

Texas, nine US states accuse Google of working with Facebook to break antitrust law

Texas and nine other states sued Google on Wednesday, accusing it of working with Facebook Inc in an unlawful manner that violated antitrust law to boost its already-dominant online advertising business.

Hurricane Delta leaves at least two dead

Hurricane Delta leaves at least two dead

At least two people were killed in Louisiana, southern US, while more than 200,000 residents of three states were subjected to power outages due to hurricane Delta, which has been striking areas in the central Atlantic and northeastern United States for days.

Hurricane Douglas threatens Hawaii after Hanna lashes Texas

Hurricane Douglas threatens Hawaii after Hanna lashes Texas

Hawaii hunkered down for Hurricane Douglas on Sunday as the storm neared the Pacific archipelago, after the year's first Atlantic hurricane lashed Texas.

One person shot, killed during Black Lives Matter protest in Texas

One person shot, killed during Black Lives Matter protest in Texas

One person was killed when several shots were fired amid a Black Lives Matter protest in downtown Austin, Texas, on Saturday, authorities said.

Two deaths confirmed as machine shop blast rips Houston neighborhood

Two deaths confirmed as machine shop blast rips Houston neighborhood

A massive explosion at a machine shop ripped through a Houston neighborhood early Friday morning, and police said at least two people were killed and several injured while homes were damaged

Churchgoers kill gunman who shot two during Texas service

Churchgoers kill gunman who shot two during Texas service

Worshippers in the US state of Texas shot dead a gunman who opened fire during a livestreamed Sunday service, ending an attack that killed two parishioners, authorities said.

Large explosion rocks Texas chemical plant

Large explosion rocks Texas chemical plant

An explosion at a chemical plant in Texas early Wednesday sent a large fireball into the sky, reports and witnesses said, triggering a mandatory evacuation.

Death row inmate set to be executed in Texas

Death row inmate set to be executed in Texas

Texas was set Wednesday to execute a man who stabbed to death an elderly mother and daughter in their home, robbing them of a car and a credit card.

Five dead, 21 hurt in Texas mass shooting

Five dead, 21 hurt in Texas mass shooting

A gunman hijacked a US postal truck and opened fire at random in the US state of Texas Saturday, shooting dead at least five people and wounding many others

Texas to execute man convicted of abducting, strangling college student

Texas to execute man convicted of abducting, strangling college student

A man who has maintained his innocence and whose lawyers have argued the state ignored key evidence that would exonerate him is scheduled to be put to death in Texas on Wednesday for the kidnapping, rape and murder of a 19-year-old college student.

Trump faces hostility on visits to massacre sites

Trump faces hostility on visits to massacre sites

President Donald Trump is flying Wednesday to the sites of mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, but the divisive Republican risks meeting protests by Americans who blame him for stoking the violence.