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Texas: At least 46 people have been found dead in an abandoned truck

At least 46 people have been found dead in an abandoned truck on the outskirts of San Antonio, Texas. A fire official said 16 people, including four children, had also been taken to hospital. The survivors were “hot to the touch” and suffering from heat stroke and heat exhaustion. San Antonio, which is 250km from […]

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Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket sends fifth group of passengers to edge of space

A rocket built by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin carried its fifth group of passengers to the edge of space, including the first-ever Mexican-born woman to make such a journey. The 60-foot-tall suborbital rocket took off from Blue Origin’s facilities in West Texas vaulting a group of six people to more than 62 miles above the […]

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Crowd ‘kill’ stranded dolphin on Texas beach by trying to ‘swim and ride the sick animal’

A dolphin stranded on a Texas beach died after a crowd of people “harassed” the animal and tried to ride it, rescue officials said. The female dolphin washed up on Quintana Beach and was reportedly pushed back to sea while beachgoers tried to “swim with and ride the sick animal,” the Texas Marine Mammal Stranding […]

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Multiple tornadoes ripped through parts of the US states, 1 dead

Multiple tornadoes ripped through parts of the US states of Texas and Oklahoma, killing at least one person, United States officials said. Widespread damage were reported in areas near the major cities of Austin and Dallas. An official said a 73-year-old woman died when the tornado hit the community of Sherwood Shores, Texas on Monday […]

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13-year-old drove pickup truck that was involved in deadly Texas crash that killed nine

A 13-year-old was behind the wheel of a pickup truck that slammed head on into a van carrying university athletes in a collision that killed nine on Tuesday. In a Thursday news conference, federal investigators said the truck’s left tyre – which was a spare – blew out before swerving into the oncoming van. Six […]

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Russian court extends American basketball star Brittney Griner’s arrest until May 19: REPORT

A Moscow court announced it has extended the arrest of American basketball star Brittney Griner until May 19, according to Russian state news agency TASS. “The court granted the request of the investigation and extended the period of detention of the US citizen Griner until May 19,” the court said, per TASS. According to Russian […]

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United States: At least nine killed in school golf team bus collision in Texas

At least nine people are dead after a vehicle carrying members of a New Mexico university’s golf team collided with a pickup truck in Texas, the school said. Nine passengers including the team’s coach were on the bus involved in the fatal crash, the University of the Southwest said in a statement. Two passengers from […]

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Texas woman accused local government of shutting down her home-daycare over noise complaints from nearby golfers

A woman has accused the Lakeway local government of shutting down her at-home daycare after receiving noise complaints from nearby golfers, including the city’s former mayor. Attorneys for Bianca King, a single mother of two, said in a complaint filed in Travis County Court that their client’s at-home daycare has faced complaints despite being inspected […]

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United States: Woman falls to death from mast of historic ship at Texas museum

A woman fell to her death from a mast on a historic ship that’s featured at a Texas museum after her safety harness somehow came unclipped, police said. The 58-year-old woman died on Saturday after falling from a mast on the tall ship Elissa, which is berthed at Galveston’s seaport museum. “We’re not sure exactly […]

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Texas woman accused of killing roommate by sitting on her until she stopped breathing

A Texas woman killed her roommate by sitting on her until she suffocated. Gloria Ann Jordan, 41, was arrested by police on charges of manslaughter. The Wichita Falls Police Department alleges that she killed her roommate, Gloria Farmer, on November 21. Law enforcement originally said Farmer’s death was medical after being called to the home […]

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Lightning bolt that stretched 768km across three US states sets new world record

A lightning bolt that stretched for 768 kilometres across the southern United States in 2020 is the new world record holder for the longest single flash, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The flash extended across the states of Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi on April 29, 2020, beating the previous record set on October […]

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Texas woman arrested for allegedly attempting to buy child at Walmart checkout line

A woman in Texas was briefly arrested after she tried to purchase another woman’s child while waiting in a checkout line at Walmart. According to reports, Rebecca Taylor, 49, came up to the woman’s shopping cart in the checkout line. The woman’s cart had two children inside at the time. Taylor started to make comments […]