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News United States » Texas: Texas, Alabama Halt Executions; Florida Puts Convicted Rapist And Killer To Death

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/3-states-executions_us_5a8fc28de4b01e9e56ba2ecf
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

His execution was the fourth this year in the United States, with the previous three in Texas. Alabama planned to execute Doyle Hamm, 61, at 6 p.m. (midnight GMT) for the 1987 murder of motel clerk Patrick Cunningham. It was delayed for a few hours for the ...

News United States » Texas: Man arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting Postal worker in Texas

News channel or source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/tony-mosby-donnie-ferrell-arrested-deadly-shooting-postal-worker-texas/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

DALLAS -- An arrest has been made in the shooting death of a United States Postal Service worker in Texas, CBS Dallas/Fort Worth reports. According to police, 25-year-old Donnie Ferrell was arrested Wednesday night. He's currently being held without bond.

News United States » Texas: Texas man charged with murder after allegedly shooting postal worker for making 'hand gesture'

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/02/22/arrest-made-in-shooting-death-postal-worker-in-dallas-reports-say.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

A Texas man has been charged with murder after allegedly shooting ... had been charged with one count of murder of an officer or employee of the United States “while such officer or employee was engaged in or on the account of the performance of official ...

News United States » Texas: Three executions slated for Thursday in Florida, Alabama, Texas

News channel or source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/02/22/three-executions-slated-thursday-florida-alabama-texas/365901002/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Ohio and Texas all put inmates to death, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. States have carried out three or more executions on the same day 13 times since executions resumed in the United States in 1977. The men who were scheduled to be ...

News United States » Texas: In lawsuit, activists say Texas' winner-take-all approach to the Electoral College is discriminatory

News channel or source: https://www.texastribune.org/2018/02/21/lawsuit-challenges-winner-take-all-approach-elections/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The lawsuit filed in federal court Wednesday calls on Texas to treat voters “in an equal manner” by abolishing that “winner-take-all” approach, which all but two states use. The suit, filed by the League of United Latin American Citizens and a ...

News United States » Texas: Step inside the Texas school district that already arms its teachers

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/step-inside-the-texas-school-that-already-arms-its-teachers/ar-BBJv0YR
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Callisburg, Texas (CNN)While the nation debates whether teachers should carry guns to protect students from armed intruders, the question's already settled in one Texas school district, where educators have had firearms on campus for years. And while no ...

News United States » Texas: Texas Dad Speaks Out After Saving Son Who Plotted Murders of Mom and Brother From Death Sentence

News channel or source: http://people.com/crime/bart-whitaker-texas-spared-death-penalty-father-speaks-out/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

On Thursday, after an emotional goodbye with his son, Kent learned that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott commuted Bart’s sentence from death to life in prison without the possibility of parole. “People use the term bizarre, but that’s what it was,” he told ...

News United States » Texas: Mother walks through Texas high school without being stopped, calls for better security

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/US/mother-walks-texas-high-school-stopped-calls-security/story?id=53304996
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

In the wake of last week's deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, Stacey Alderete, whose daughter goes to South San High School in San Antonio, Texas, said she wondered what more could have been done to protect the children. “You see those kids broken ...

News United States » Texas: Could Texas Actually Secede From the United States?

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.com/could-texas-actually-secede-united-states-876060
Publication date: uesday 13 November 2012

More than 72,000 people have signed on a petition calling for the secession of Texas from the United States, and now the White House will officially be required to form some sort of response to the inquiry. The Obama administration likely didn’t think it ...

News United States » Texas: Can Texas legally secede from the United States?

News channel or source: http://www.wfaa.com/news/local/texas-news/can-texas-legally-secede-from-the-united-states/255437245
Publication date: Friday 24 June 2016

Hey, Texplainer: Britain voted to leave the European Union. Can Texas secede from the United States? In the wake of Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union - nicknamed "Brexit" - speculation of a Texit on the horizon have cropped up once again.