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NYPD Braces For Possible Unrest Around Upcoming Presidential Election

NYPD Braces For Possible Unrest Around Upcoming Presidential Election

The New York Police Department is training uniformed officers on responding to peaceful and violent protests ahead of November’s presidential election. “The whole idea behind the training is to separate those people that are there to cause chaos, as opposed to the real reason that the protests began in the first place,” said Deputy Chief […]

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Pompeo Says He Will Release Clinton Emails Following Trump Criticism

Pompeo Says He Will Release Clinton Emails Following Trump Criticism

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday announced he would release more of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails — an openly political move on behalf of President Donald Trump ahead of the November election and a year after a State Department investigation concluded there was no “persuasive evidence” of widespread mishandling of classified information by […]

China is Doubling Down in the Global Push For a Coronavirus Vaccine

China is Doubling Down in the Global Push For a Coronavirus Vaccine

The global push to develop a coronavirus vaccine is gathering pace, but much to the likely frustration of US President Donald Trump, caution exercised by American drug makers and regulators has put China out in front … for now. Moderna, a leading coronavirus vaccine maker, said this month it will not be ready to apply for emergency use authorization […]

Texas Court Denies Appeal From Family to Keep 10-Month-Old Baby on Ventilator

Texas Court Denies Appeal From Family to Keep 10-Month-Old Baby on Ventilator

A family hoping to keep their 10-month-old son on a ventilator was denied their appeal by a Texas court Friday, family attorney Kevin Acevedo said. The baby, Nick Torres, was found unconscious in a bathtub in Harris County last month, according to court documents. Harris County encompasses Houston. Nick’s parents, Mario and Ana Patricia Torres, […]

Armenia and Azerbaijan Agree on a Ceasefire, Russian Foreign Ministry Says

Armenia and Azerbaijan Agree on a Ceasefire, Russian Foreign Ministry Says

Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to a ceasefire in their conflict over the enclave of Nagorno Karabakh, according to a readout published by the Russian Foreign Ministry. The ceasefire will start Saturday at noon (4 a.m. ET) and will be carried out “for humanitarian purposes, for the exchange of prisoners of war, other detained persons and bodies of […]

CBP Officers Seize $838,481 in Unreported Currency  at the Roma Port of Entry

CBP Officers Seize $838,481 in Unreported Currency at the Roma Port of Entry

ROMA, Texas —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers Roma Port of Entry recently seized more than $838,000 in unreported currency concealed in a vehicle during an outbound examination. “Our frontline CBP officers conducting unpredictable outbound operations at our Port of Entry came up big with a seizure of more than $800,000 dollars in unreported currency,” […]

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Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Take Another Census Case

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Take Another Census Case

The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to intervene and allow it to wrap up the 2020 census by blocking a lower court opinion requiring the count to continue until the end of October. The administration asked the high court for “immediate relief” because the trial court order will prevent Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross from delivering […]

PSJA ISD reopening safety measures go beyond minimum requirements

PSJA ISD reopening safety measures go beyond minimum requirements

PHARR – The Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD is going above and beyond the state’s minimum requirements for reopening safety measures. “The Texas Education Agency (TEA) sent us a shipment of PPE, which included thermometers, face shields and masks, but we wanted to go beyond that,” said Superintendent Jorge L. Arredondo. “We purchased additional items such as desk partitions, air purifiers and additional PPE for […]

Local Artist @Popc_ulture Creates Mural of Melissa Banda Over The Weekend

Local Artist @Popc_ulture Creates Mural of Melissa Banda Over The Weekend

A mural honoring the memory of a woman who’s time was cut short due to domestic violence appeared over the weekend in Weslaco. Melissa Banda’s life was taken at the hands of her ex-husband back in August.Local artist @popc_ulture is responsible for several murals of law enforcement officers, soldiers and celebrities who have passed away […]