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Mattress Mack feeds Thanksgiving meals to thousands in Texas healing from Hurricane Harvey.

One of Houston’s most recognizable Harvey heroes is still giving back.         

- USA TODAY - US

Houston's 'Mattress Mack' feeds thousands on Thanksgiving.

He became a hometown hero after turning his furniture stores into shelters when Hurricane Harvey hit. Now, Jim McIngvale, nicknamed "Mattress Mack", is back with more good deeds just in time for the holidays.         

- USA TODAY - US

Matching cat hair leads to woman accused of mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor.

Court documents say Texas Gov. Greg Abbott opened the package, but it failed to explode because he didn't open it "right."         

- USA TODAY - US

Two Injured in Altercation Outside Houston Mall.

Two people have been injured in an altercation outside a Houston mall Friday, and local station KTRK-TV reports that police say one person was stabbed and another person was shot.         

- USA TODAY - US

2 fires set in Texas Walmart, police investigating.

The fires were in two separate locations.         

- USA TODAY - US

Cat hair helped ID woman who mailed explosives to Obama.

Cat hair, a cigarette box and a shipping label led to the arrest of Julia Poff. Authorities say Poff mailed potentially deadly homemade bombs to former President Barack Obama and Texas Governor Greg Abbott.         

- USA TODAY - US

Thursday Night Lights: Texas integration offers lessons for NFL debate.

Until 50 years ago, black high-schoolers in Texas played football in their own league. Observers wonder if the empathy produced when sports were first integrated needs revisiting, given protests over the national anthem at games today.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Barack Obama, Greg Abbott.

Records show the 46-year-old woman is being held at the Houston federal detention center.

- Zee News - IN

Suspect charged in Texas trooper's on-duty shooting death.

DALLAS — The suspect in the fatal shooting of a state trooper in East Texas during a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop was charged Friday with capital murder of a law enforcement officer. The post Suspect charged in Texas trooper's on-duty shooting death appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Thursday Night Lights: Texas integration offers lessons for NFL debate.

When Thurman Robins thinks of Thanksgiving he thinks of 1954, his ninth-grade year at the all-black Jack Yates High School in Houston, and their annual football game against Phillis Wheatley High School. As was often the case in Texas's blacks-only high school football league, he saw something that took his breath away. ...

- Yahoo! News - US

On the shadowlands of the frontier, a U.S. border agent plans his future in Mexico.

More than half of U.S. Border Patrol agents are Latinos, and many have closer ties to Mexico than to the United States. Ramiro Cordero spends his days patrolling the El Paso sector, and his nights dreaming of the day he'll retire in Mexico.

- Los Angeles Times - US

Suspect charged in Texas trooper's on-duty shooting death

The suspect in the fatal shooting of a Texas state trooper during a Thanksgiving Day traffic stop has been charged with capital murder of a law enforcement officer

- ABC News - US

Texas Woman Charged for Bomb Attempts Against Obama, Gov. Abbott

A North Texas woman faces charges for allegedly sending three separate explosive devices to then-President Barack Obama, Governor Greg Abbott, and the Social Security Administration in late 2016.

- Breitbart - US

Voice of America: Texas company reports selling lethal weapons to Ukraine

A U.S. company says it has been selling lethal weapons to Ukraine since last year, ahead of an expected decision by the Trump administration on whether to provide such weapons to Ukraine. The post Voice of America: Texas company reports selling lethal weapons to Ukraine appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Amazon's warehouse workers strike in Germany and Italy

As exciting as it may be go on an online shopping spree for Black Friday, there is a human price to be paid: thousands of warehouse workers often have to commit many exhausting hours to making sure your orders arrive on time. And some Amazon warehou...

- Engadget - US

CAR President Faustin Touadera: 'Conflicts are why the population has no hope'

The president to the Central African Republic, Faustin Touadera, says young people in his country need vision and hope to stop them fleeing to Europe.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Still thankful for human connections, moments of beauty

After the floods of Texas and fires of California, I spent a couple of days asking people what they would grab if their home was about to be destroyed. They all mentioned keepsakes and mementos of loved ones.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Video: Texas Woman Robbed at Gunpoint at Home

Horrifying home video claims to show the armed robbery of a woman on her home's front porch in Killeen, Texas. Two masked men with pistols can be seen on the porch as the woman cowers in fear and screams.

- Breitbart - US

Texas woman accused of mailing bombs to Obama, Abbott

FORT WORTH, Texas — A Texas woman is accused of sending homemade bombs to President Barack Obama and Texas Governor Greg Abbott in 2016 that prosecutors say could have maimed or killed the two leaders.

- Billings Gazette - US

Federal court overturns Texas ban on abortion procedure

AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge on Wednesday overturned Texas' ban of a common second trimester abortion procedure, setting back the state's latest effort to limit abortion. U.S. District Court Judge Lee Yeakel said that the ban on dilation and evacuation' abortions, approved by the Texas Legislature in May, would force ...

- POLITICO - US

A city in Niger worries new US drone base will make it a 'magnet' for terrorists

The growing perils faced by U.S. troops in Niger are intensifying questions about the decision to build a drone base near Agadez — the second such facility in Niger, an impoverished West African country twice the size of Texas.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Clue in Mail Bomb Sent to Obama: Cat Hair Under Label

A 46-year-old Texas woman faces a host of charges after she allegedly mailed explosives to then-President Barack Obama, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, and former Social Security Administration Commissioner Carolyn Colvin. Julia Poff of Sealy had been repeatedly denied Social Security benefits and was also upset with the handling ...

- Newser - US

Profile of NOWCastSA, a news and information project at San Antonio's library that trains interns, teaches digital media literacy, and covers hyperlocal news

David Beard / Poynter: Profile of NOWCastSA, a news and information project at San Antonio's library that trains interns, teaches digital media literacy, and covers hyperlocal news  —  It begins with fun: Playing with the green screen, experimenting with microphones and cameras.  Then the San Antonio teenagers move ...

- Mediagazer - US

Black Friday Deal: Lego Creator Space Shuttle Explorer

Houston, we have a new Lego space shuttle sale! The Lego Creator Space Shuttle Explorer building set is 20% off on Amazon.com this Black Friday, selling for $23.99 .

- Space.com - US

Memorial services to be held for Border Patrol agent whose death remains a mystery

Services will be held for Martinez today from 5 to 9 p.m. in El Paso.

- ABC News - US

Hurricane-struck businesses face rebuilding again

In hurricane-prone places like Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico, business owners are finding themselves rebuilding again -- and again. Now, some are wondering how much more they can take.

- CNNMoney - US

Texas state trooper shot dead, suspect arrested after manhunt

A Texas state trooper was shot and killed during a traffic stop on Thanksgiving Day, leading to a manhunt and further gunfire some 125 miles away, where the suspect wasarrested. The fatal shooting took place on Thursday in Fairfield, about 90 miles south of Dallas, where highway pa...

- The Raw Story - US

Houston woman booked for mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

Julia Poff, 46, was ordered held in jail last week ahead of trial after she was indicted on charges of mailing packages last year that were designed to kill, transporting explosives and other criminal counts, court documents showed.

- Zee News - IN

Surveillance camera captures woman being robbed at gunpoint on her own doorstep in Texas

Police said they found the weapons and the clothes the suspects were seen wearing in the video footage inside the vehicles parked near the house.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Texas trooper shot and killed during routine traffic stop

The Freestone County Public Safety trooper was allegedly shot with a rifle.

- ABC News - US

Suspect arrested after Texas trooper killed on the job

FAIRFIELD, Texas — A Texas state trooper was shot and killed during a Thanksgiving traffic stop in East Texas.

- Billings Gazette - US

The Latest: Texas trooper killed during traffic stop ID'd

The Latest on the death of a Texas trooper : 10:15 p.m. The Texas Department of Public Safety has identified the trooper who was shot and killed during … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Barton to go mum over disclosed photo, citing probe

Suggesting he's a victim of revenge porn from a jilted lover, Republican Rep. Joe Barton of Texas says he plans to go silent about the release of a nude photo … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Texas trooper killed during traffic stop; suspect in custody

A Texas state trooper was shot and killed during a traffic stop in East Texas on Thanksgiving. The Texas Department of Public Safety released a statement on its Twitter account … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Suspect arrested after Texas trooper killed on the job

A Texas state trooper was shot and killed during a Thanksgiving traffic stop in East Texas. The Texas Department of Public Safety released a statement on its Twitter account Thursday … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Texas State Trooper Shot Dead, Suspect Caught

A Texas state trooper was shot and killed during a traffic stop in East Texas on Thanksgiving. A 32-year-old suspect, Dabrett Black, is in custody. Authorities say he will be charged with capital murder.         

- USA TODAY - US

Texas trooper killed in traffic stop; suspect captured

A suspect in the Thanksgiving Day shooting death of a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper was captured Thursday night, authorities said.         

- USA TODAY - US

Suspect arrested after Texas trooper killed on the job

A Texas state trooper was shot and killed during a Thanksgiving traffic stop in East Texas.

- FOX News - US

Texas trooper killed during traffic stop; suspect in custody

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott called the trooper's killing a heinous crime' in a statement on Thursday. Mr. Abbott also expressed his most sincere condolences' to the trooper's family.

- The Hindu - IN

Judge Declares Texas Abortion Law Unconstitutional

A lawyer for abortion providers in Texas is hailing a "complete victory" after a federal judge in Austin struck down a law restricting the most common form of second-trimester abortion yesterday. The ban on so-called "dilation and evacuation" abortions was approved by the Texas Legislature in May as part of...

- Newser - US

Texas Trooper Killed During Traffic Stop

A man suspected of killing a Texas state trooper during a traffic stop was taken into custody more than 100 miles away, authorities said Thursday night. The Harris County Sheriff's Office announced on Twitter that the suspect was apprehended in neighboring Waller County. The Texas Department of Public Safety and...

- Newser - US

Houston-area woman charged with mailing explosives to Obama, Texas governor

- A Houston-area woman has been charged with mailing booby-trapped packages designed to explode to former U.S. President Barack Obama, Texas Governor Greg Abbott and a federal office in Maryland.

- Reuters - US

Texas state trooper shot dead, suspect arrested after manhunt

- A Texas state trooper was shot and killed during a traffic stop on Thanksgiving Day, leading to a manhunt and further gunfire some 125 miles away, where the suspect was arrested.

- Reuters - US

Former DHS chief says it's 'great to be alive' after health scare

Ridge issued a statement Wednesday from the hospital in Austin, Texas, where he's recovering from a heart attack

- CBS NEWS - US

Sexual misconduct allegations roil both sides of the aisle in Congress

On Capitol Hill, two prominent Democrats are facing new accusations of sexual wrongdoing. And a Republican from Texas is suggesting that he is the victim of revenge porn. Chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes reports.

- CBS NEWS - US

Suspect arrested after Texas trooper killed on the job

- Townhall.com - US

Nafta Talks Have High Stakes for Two Texas Bridge Owners

Private crossings to Mexico are a rich franchise under the North American Free Trade Agreement, but discussions on reopening the accord have put that bonanza at risk.

- New York Times - US

Rep. Barton Says Capitol Police Are Investigating Release of Nude Photo

Republican Rep. Joe Barton of Texas said the Capitol Police has started an investigation into the release of a nude photograph of him.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Is Texas Poised For A Sharp Rise In Output?

Dean Fantazzini has provided his latest estimates of Texas oil and natural gas output. His analysis is based on RRC data only. Each RRC data set from Jan 2014 to Sept 2017 for crude and from April 2014 to Sept 2017 for condensate and natural gas are used in the all data' estimate, the most recent 49 months of data are ...

- OilPrice.com - US

The Latest: Texas trooper killed during traffic stop ID'd

FAIRFIELD, Texas — The Latest on the death of a Texas trooper :

- Billings Gazette - US

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