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Houston City Council approves $20M rent relief package

Last week, Mayor Turner proposed the city's second rent assistance program during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, a decision was made. Houston City Council passed a unanimous vote to provide Houston residents with rent...

Judge Salas makes public plea in emotional video

Federal Judge Esther Salas speaks up for the first time since the death of her son, and the injury caused to her husband from a shooting at the family's home on July 19th. In...

Gov. Abbott- SNAP benefits extended till August

AUSTIN, Texas- The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will be providing about $185 million in emergency funds for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) according to Gov. Greg Abbott. He announced...

Trump says to address trade, immigration in State of the Union speech

Speaking to reporters after a swearing-in ceremony for new Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Trump said his immigration overhaul will have to be bipartisan "because the Republicans don't really have the votes to get it done in...

Mueller’s conclusions could “elate some, anger others” -former CIA chief Gates

Former CIA chief Robert Gates said on Sunday (January 28) that the American people should be prepared for conclusions in the FBI's investigation of Russian election hacking that could potentially "elate" some but anger" others, and that people should...

U.S. says planned Russian pipeline would threaten European energy security

Poland, Ukraine and Baltic states fear the pipeline would increase Europe's dependence on Russian gas and provide the Kremlin with billions of dollars of additional revenue to finance a further military build-up on European Union's borders. Speaking at a joint...

India’s Modi celebrates Republic Day parade with ASEAN leaders

Earlier on Friday, Modi paid tribute to fallen soldiers at the India Gate memorial in New Delhi, before welcoming the ASEAN leaders to a flamboyant display of the South Asian nation's military might and cultural heritage. Leaders in attendance at...

Pakistan torches tonnes of narcotics, contraband on Customs Day

Customs authorities destroyed over 6.5 tonnes of hashish, more than 33,000 bottles of alcohol, and other miscellaneous contraband goods and medicines, worth tens of millions of Pakistani rupees ($1 = 110 Pakistani rupees) according to officials, on the outskirts...

Trump says would apologise for sharing far right videos

U.S. President Donald Trump said he had not intended to cause offence in Britain by sharing anti-Muslim videos originally posted by a leader of a far-right fringe group and that he would apologise if such people were horrible racists. Trump...

Malaysian Prime Minister, India’s Modi hold bilateral talks in New Delhi

"An important strategic partner! PM @narendramodi met with Malaysian Prime Minister @NajibRazak. Two leaders had an engaging discussion on defense and security, trade and investment, counter-terrorism and people to people links," spokesman of Indian foreign ministry Raveesh Kumar tweeted. Razak...
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Biden orders assessment of domestic extremism risk, White House says

U.S. President Joe Biden has tasked his administration with completing a full assessment of the risk of...
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Trump impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate to begin week of Feb. 8 – Schumer

Former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial will begin during the week of February 8th, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Friday...

Homeowner shoots intruder in Sugar Land

SUGAR LAND, TX - A burglary suspect was taken into custody early Friday morning after being shot by a homeowner.

Fort Bend ISD to shift educational approach for six schools

The Fort Bend Independent School District plans to divert away from face-to-face learning to virtual education for six different schools that will...

Pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle on Laura Koppe Road

HOUSTON - HPD units are investigating a fatal auto-pedestrian crash in 9207 block of Laura Koppe Road.