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  • Man convicted of hate crime, arson in Texas mosque torching July 16, 2018
    VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — A man accused of torching a South Texas mosque last year has been convicted of federal arson and explosives charges and of a hate crime charge. A jury in Victoria, Texas, deliberated about three hours before finding 26-year-old Marq Vincent Perez guilty. Prosecutor Sharad Khandelwal said during the trial that a […]
  • Judge temporarily halts deportation of reunified families July 16, 2018
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered a temporary halt to deportations of immigrant families reunited after being separated at the border, as the Trump administration races to meet a July 26 deadline for putting more than 2,500 children back in their parents' arms. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw imposed a delay […]
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 Evening' game July 16, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Evening" game were: 4-2-2-9, Sum It Up: 17 (four, two, two, nine; Sum It Up: seventeen)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game July 16, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Evening" game were: 2-7-0, Sum It Up: 9 (two, seven, zero; Sum It Up: nine)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Evening' game July 16, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Evening" game were: 01-06-10-11-13-15-16-17-18-22-23-24 (one, six, ten, eleven, thirteen, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, twenty-two, twenty-three, twenty-four)
  • Police arrest Texas mom who allegedly abandoned newborn in dumpster July 16, 2018
    Hurst Police announced the arrest of a 28-year-old mother accused of abandoning her newborn infant in a dumpster last month.
  • Ex-Venezuelan energy official pleads guilty in graft case July 16, 2018
    HOUSTON (AP) — A former official at a state-run electric company in Caracas, Venezuela, pleaded guilty Monday to money laundering conspiracy relating to an alleged multibillion-dollar graft scheme in the Venezuelan oil industry. Luis Carlos de Leon-Perez, a 42-year-old dual citizen of the United States and Venezuela, admitted his role in the scheme to bribe […]
  • 3rd worker dies weeks after hospital explosion in Texas July 16, 2018
    GATESVILLE, Texas (AP) — A third worker has died after being injured in an explosion last month at a hospital in Central Texas. Officials say 30-year-old Wilber Dimas died Sunday, more than two weeks after the June 26 explosion at Coryell Memorial Hospital in Gatesville. Dimas was working at a construction site at the hospital […]
  • Muslim candidates run in record numbers but face backlash July 16, 2018
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A liberal woman of color with zero name recognition and little funding takes down a powerful, long serving congressman from her own political party. When Tahirah Amatul-Wadud heard about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's stunning upset over U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley in New York's Democratic primary last month, the first-time candidate saw parallels with […]
  • Texas man gets prison for drug trafficking in New Mexico July 16, 2018
    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A Texas man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for heroin and methamphetamine trafficking in New Mexico. Prosecutors say 39-year-old Jesus Gerardo Prieto Jr. of El Paso was sentenced Monday in federal court in Las Cruces. Prieto was arrested last October at the Border Patrol checkpoint in […]
  • Texas shrimp industry crippled by immigrant visa cap July 16, 2018
    BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Texas shrimp industry is facing a worker shortage as a result of the federal cap on U.S. visas for immigrant seasonal workers. Andrea Hance, executive director of the Texas Shrimp Association, told the Brownsville Herald that an estimated 70 percent of the Brownsville-Port Isabel shrimp fleet is starting off this […]
  • The Latest: Texas shelter: US flying kids for reunifications July 16, 2018
    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the separation of families at the U.S.-Mexico border (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A shelter for immigrants in El Paso, Texas, says the U.S. government has begun transporting children in a "tremendous amount of airline flights" to be reunited with their parents in some cities. Annunciation House Director […]
  • Pianist's wife not guilty by reason of insanity in 2 deaths July 16, 2018
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge has found the estranged wife of concert pianist Vadym Kholodenko (va-DEEM' koh-loh-DEHN'-koh) not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2016 deaths of the couple's two daughters. Judge Ruben Gonzalez in Fort Worth on Monday then ordered Sofya Tsygankova (tsih-GAN'-koh-vah), who was charged with capital murder, committed […]
  • CEO-in-waiting talks about Spirit Airlines' future July 16, 2018
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The two things that stand out most about Spirit Airlines are its low fares and high number of complaints. Spirit has improved on-time performance and cut its complaint rate by more than half in the last few years, although it still ranks near the bottom among U.S. airlines. The airline […]
  • Santa Fe 10-year class reunion becomes victims' fundraiser July 16, 2018
    SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Months ago, Rachel Lyons assumed her 10-year high school reunion would be a low-key affair. Perhaps she and other members of Santa Fe High School's class of 2008 would go to Top Golf in Webster, she thought, or rent out a restaurant near the small Galveston County community. The Houston […]
  • AP Exclusive: Billionaires fuel US charter schools movement July 16, 2018
    SEATTLE (AP) — Dollar for dollar, the beleaguered movement to bring charter schools to Washington state has had no bigger champion than billionaire Bill Gates. The Microsoft co-founder gave millions of dollars to see a charter school law approved despite multiple failed ballot referendums. And his private foundation not only helped create the Washington State […]
  • San Antonio store owner's killer set for execution July 16, 2018
    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Condemned Texas prisoner Christopher Young says there's no question he fatally shot a San Antonio convenience store owner but insists he never intended to kill the man whose slaying was recorded on a surveillance camera. "I've never denied the crime," Young said recently from a visiting cage outside Texas death row. […]
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing Day' game July 16, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "All or Nothing Day" game were: 02-03-08-10-12-13-15-16-20-22-23-24 (two, three, eight, ten, twelve, thirteen, fifteen, sixteen, twenty, twenty-two, twenty-three, twenty-four)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game July 16, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were: 7-9-8, Sum It Up: 24 (seven, nine, eight; Sum It Up: twenty-four)
  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4 Day' game July 16, 2018
    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the Texas Lottery's "Daily 4 Day" game were: 2-5-5-6, Sum It Up: 18 (two, five, five, six; Sum It Up: eighteen)

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