Suspected gunman captured after five-hour hunt through Dallas
25 April 2018 | 1:09 pm
One man has been arrested following a five-hour manhunt through Dallas, Texas, suspected of shooting two police officers and one store security guard at a Home Depot store.
10 Sep 2021
The US Justice Department has filed suit against Texas to prevent a state law banning abortions from being enforced.
15 Sep 2021
Nicholas strenghten from tropical storm to Category 1 hurricane shortly before landfall. States of emergency were declared across 17 counties and three cities in Texas.
15 Sep 2021
Strong winds and heavy rains lash the town of Matagorda as Hurricane Nicholas slams into the Texas coast, as meteorologists warn of life-threatening flooding. The storm is packing maximum sustained winds of 75 miles (120 kilometers) per hour, and is expected to dump up to 18 inches (around 460 millimeters) of rain in the Houston area, according to weather officials.
16 Sep 2021
A new law in Texas, known as the "heartbeat bill," bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. Experts say limiting women's choice will negatively affect their mental health, as well.
26 Sep 2021
Images show desperate scenes at the airport in Port-au-Prince as a group of migrants gathers around the plane they had just been deported on. After disembarking, the migrants forced their way back onto the runway and were left to pick up their personal belongings that had been dumped out onto the tarmac.
30 Sep 2021
More than 12,000 migrants are camped under the Del Rio bridge between Mexico and Texas. Many of them have had to cross back into Mexico for food and drinking water. US Border Patrol has now said it will bar anyone from reentering if they return to Mexico.
27 Sep 2021
All migrants who had been camping under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas, are now gone, according to US authorities. Thousands were living in dire conditions as they sought asylum in the US.
8 Oct 2021
A district judge ordered Texas to suspend its law that imposes a near-total ban on abortions. The ruling comes after a challenge brought by President Joe Biden's administration.
18 Oct 2021
In the quiet Texas town of Rockdale, North America's largest bitcoin mine is part of an already bustling US business now boosted by Beijing's intensified crypto crackdown that has pushed the industry west.
20 Oct 2021
Justice Department officials say the law is "plainly unconstitutional" and want it blocked until legal clarity is found on the matter. The court previously allowed the ban to go into effect.
24 Oct 2021
The Biden administration has asked the Supreme Court to block a new abortion law in Texas. Conflict Zone asked the Texas state senator who introduced the legislation why he thinks he's doing the right thing.
5 Nov 2021
Fake news saw thousands of people line the streets of Dallas, Texas on Tuesday, expecting John F. Kennedy Jr. to show up. QAnon espouses the conspiracy theory that Kennedy did not die in a plane crash after all and is set to be America's next vice president when Donald Trump is swept back into the White House. Elsewhere, a video previously shown to have been falsely attributed to other events now erroneously claims to show deaths in South Africa due to the Covid-19 vaccine.
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The Russian leader said he struck a deal with his Belarusian counterpart to station tactical nuclear weapons on its territory, making it the first time Moscow has based the arms outside the country since the mid-1990s.
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Berlin and Brussels have reached a deal in a dispute over a ban on new cars with internal combustion engines. The agreement relates to the future use of e-fuels in cars.
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Thousands of Mexicans have protested against the bill, saying it undermines democracy and tips the balance of power in favor of the ruling party of President Lopez Obrador ahead of the 2024 presidential elections.
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The West African nation is facing one of its worst economic crises in decades. Soaring inflation is compounding the sufferings of many Ghanaians who now have to dig deeper into their pockets to afford essential goods.
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Remittance flows to Africa are a driver of recovery in the continent. Such transactions are still expensive but digital services are spurring on the market.
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The US dollar dominates the world of international trade and has a leading position in global foreign reserves. But could the Chinese Yuan or cryptocurrencies pose a challenge? This edition of Business Beyond considers the pros and cons of having a single currency with so much power.