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Police arrest nearly 200 in Houston protest

Nearly 200 people have been arrested in Houston, Texas, after protests Friday night. Most will be charged with obstructing a roadway, according to a tweet from the Houston Police Department. ...

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Texas reports massive increase in Coronavirus cases, hitting one-day record two weeks after reopening

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The state of Texas has recorded a “massive” increase in coronavirus cases on Saturday, just two weeks after the state lifted restrictions and allowed businesses to begin reopening, the Houston Chronicle reported. The report ...

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More states are allowing certain businesses to open up, some as cases are increasing

Indiana, Kansas and Nebraska were among the states that allowed the reopening of some businesses on Monday even though they were seeing increasing cases, according to a New York Times ...

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Texas voters overwhelmingly approve of business closures, stay-at-home orders despite blow to state’s economy, says UT/TT poll

Texas’ economy is taking a catastrophic hit — and hundreds of thousands of Texans are out of work — as officials shutter businesses and limit some establishment’s operations to stop the spread of the ...

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There are more important things than living

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) called for the reopening of his state and the country late Monday, saying there are “more important things than living.” Patrick said on Fox News’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight” ...

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Deadly tornadoes batter southern US states

At least 26 people have died after storms triggered tornadoes and flooding across several southern US states. As many as 60 tornadoes ripped through Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi on Sunday, ...

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Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Texas jail more than doubles

There are now 25 inmates in Harris County, Texas, who are confirmed to have coronavirus, which more than doubles the previous count of nine within the jail population, according to ...

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Texas orders hospitals to cancel elective surgeries, deploys Guard

Texas — Gov. Greg Abbott issued two executive orders mandating that the state’s health care facilities postpone elective medical procedures and suspending regulations to allow hospitals to treat two patients ...

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Pentagon sends more troops to the border ahead of SCOTUS decision

The Pentagon is sending a crisis response force of roughly 160 troops to the southern border ahead of a Supreme Court decision that officials fear could prompt a new migration ...

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1st coronavirus case confirmed in Utah, NBA tells teams to prepare for empty arenas

The number of coronavirus cases and deaths continue to increase in the U.S. as officials in Utah reported late Friday night that the state had its first confirmed COVID-19 case. ...

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