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Venezuela offered $5 million aid for Hurricane Harvey victims

August 30, 2017 10:30 pm
Venezuela offered $5 million aid for Hurricane Harvey victims

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza (Photo by AFP) Venezuela has offered $5 million in aid to the victims of Hurricane Harvey in the United States despite the deteriorating relationship between Caracas and Washington. Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said on state television on Wednesday that Venezuela’s US-based oil subsidiary Citgo, a unit of […]

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Hurricane Harvey kills 30 people in US, set to make another landfall

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Hurricane Harvey kills 30 people in US, set to make another landfall

Jason Vargas carries belongings on his back as he evacuates his home after severe flooding following Hurricane Harvey in north Houston on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by AFP) Hurricane Harvey has so far claimed the lives of at least 30 people in the United States with reports […]

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US National Guard Bureau ready to dispatch 30,000 military troops over Harvey

August 29, 2017 10:30 pm
US National Guard Bureau ready to dispatch 30,000 military troops over Harvey

The US National Guard Bureau says it is ready to dispatch 30,000 more troops to face Harvey if necessary as thousands of people are forced out of their homes and others remain stranded over the storm. Air Force Major General James Witham said Wednesday that the Defense Department was raising […]

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Levee breaches due to Harvey at Houston suburb forcing evacuation

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Levee breaches due to Harvey at Houston suburb forcing evacuation

Residents are evacuated from their homes after severe flooding following Hurricane Harvey in north Houston on August 29, 2017 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by AFP) A levee along the Brazos River south of Houston breached on Tuesday due to heavy rains from Tropical Storm Harvey, forcing officials to call for […]

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Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey brings death, destruction to Houston as flood waters rise

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Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey brings death, destruction to Houston as flood waters rise

Floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey, which has already killed at least seven people in Texas and was expected to drive tens of thousands from their homes, are likely to rise, officials warned on Monday, as heavy rain continued to pound the US Gulf Coast. National Guard troops, police officers, rescue […]

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Houston devastated by flooding; residents gird for more rains

August 28, 2017 5:35 am
Houston devastated by flooding; residents gird for more rains

Catastrophic flooding triggered by Tropical Storm Harvey inundated Houston on Sunday, forcing residents of the fourth most populous US city to flee their homes in boats or hunker down in anticipation of several more days of “unprecedented” rainfall. Harvey came ashore late on Friday as the most powerful hurricane to […]

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Multiple people injured in Houston mall shooting in Texas

September 26, 2016 3:47 pm
Multiple people injured in Houston mall shooting in Texas

Police respond to a shooting near a mall in southwest Houston, Texas, September 26, 2016. (Photo by KPRC2) Multiple people have been injured during a shooting at a strip mall in Houston, Texas, according to media reports. In a statement on Twitter, Houston police confirmed that “several people” were shot […]

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Nervous and distraught US woman in Houston calls 911 because she was afraid of police officer, then violent arrest follows

August 6, 2016 8:16 am
Nervous and distraught US woman in Houston calls 911 because she was afraid of police officer, then violent arrest follows

“My heart is racing,” Earledreka White told a 911 dispatcher during a traffic stop in Houston. “I’m really afraid”. Photo / Supplied / The Washington Post Nervous and distraught, Earledreka White did the only thing she thought she could to allay her fears after being stopped by a police officer […]

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Circus acrobats tie the knot on tightrope during performance in Houston

July 28, 2016 2:30 am
Circus acrobats tie the knot on tightrope during performance in Houston

Two circus acrobats tied the knot on a tightrope during a performance in Houston. Mustafa Danguir and Anna Lebedeva got married 30 feet off the ground Wednesday during a Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey show at NRG Stadium. The groom, wearing a white tuxedo coat, arrived on a camel […]

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