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Houston: Largest city in Texas
Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth most populous city in the United States, most populous city in the Southern United States, as well as the sixth most populous in North America, with an estimated 2019 population of 2,320,268. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 6,997,384 in 2018.

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Searching For Missing Ft. Hood Soldier, Police Discover Mysterious Human Remains [Video]

Searching For Missing Ft. Hood Soldier, Police Discover Mysterious Human Remains

Houston native Pfc. Vanessa Guillen was last seen at Ft. Hood on April 22nd. Following her disappearance, investigators found her keys and ID cards in the armory where she worked on that same day...

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'We could be in a world of hurt' -Houston health official [Video]

'We could be in a world of hurt' -Houston health official

Houston health official David Persee says city hospitals could be just "weeks" away from being overrun by COVID-19 patients unless residents abide by restrictions meant to slow the spread of the virus...

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George Floyd's brother to Congress: 'Stop the pain' [Video]

George Floyd's brother to Congress: 'Stop the pain'

George Floyd's younger brother took his grief to the U.S. Congress on Wednesday with an impassioned plea that lawmakers not let his brother's death be in vain, lamenting that he "didn't deserve to die..

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George Floyd’s funeral: Hundreds pay tributes amid calls for racial justice [Video]

George Floyd’s funeral: Hundreds pay tributes amid calls for racial justice

Hundreds packed a church in Houston for the funeral of George Floyd, at the conclusion of six days of mourning after his killing by a police officer in Minneapolis. Family members honoured his..

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Rev Al Sharpton gives powerful eulogy at George Floyd's Houston funeral [Video]

Rev Al Sharpton gives powerful eulogy at George Floyd's Houston funeral

Hundreds attended a funeral in Houston for George Floyd. During his eulogy, the Rev Al Sharpton highlighted the racial inequities inherent in the US justice system.

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Jamie Foxx, Channing Tatum and others attend George Floyd's funeral [Video]

Jamie Foxx, Channing Tatum and others attend George Floyd's funeral

The Fountain of Praise church in Houston released a partial list of attendees for George Floyd's funeral on Tuesday.

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George Floyd laid to rest [Video]

George Floyd laid to rest

Hundreds of mourners have braved searing heat to line the funeral procession for George Floyd in Houston. Mr Floyd, whose death in police custody in Minneapolis sparked race protests around the world,..

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George Floyd's life celebrated at funeral, family calls for justice [Video]

George Floyd's life celebrated at funeral, family calls for justice

George Floyd, the African-American man whose death in police custody roused worldwide protests against racism, was extolled on Tuesday as a "gentle giant" and a symbol of the oppressed's struggle for..

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Joe Biden addresses George Floyd funeral [Video]

Joe Biden addresses George Floyd funeral

US presidential candidate Joe Biden gave a video message of comfort and hope to mourners at the funeral of George Floyd. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee addressed hundreds of mourners..

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George Floyd's 'crime was that he was born black' -Rep. Al Green [Video]

George Floyd's 'crime was that he was born black' -Rep. Al Green

U.S. Representative Al Green of Texas said on Tuesday that, in the wake of George Floyd's death, "we have got to have reconciliation" and called for the creation of a new government office to handle..

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Biden says George Floyd 'is going to change the world' [Video]

Biden says George Floyd 'is going to change the world'

After Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden met George Floyd's family in Houston on Monday, Biden said in an interview with CBS News, "I think what has happened here is one of those great..

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Thousands of mourners pay respects to George Floyd in Houston [Video]

Thousands of mourners pay respects to George Floyd in Houston

"It’s time out for the oppression of black people. And today is the day," said Joseph Kualls, who attended the public viewing of Floyd's casket.View on euronews

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Bail set at $1 million for ex-officer Chauvin, while thousands mourn George Floyd in Houston [Video]

Bail set at $1 million for ex-officer Chauvin, while thousands mourn George Floyd in Houston

Bail set at $1 million for ex-officer Chauvin, while thousands mourn George Floyd in Houston

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Mourners gather to honor George Floyd as push to reform U.S. police intensifies [Video]

Mourners gather to honor George Floyd as push to reform U.S. police intensifies

Mourners gathered in Texas on Monday to pay their respects to African American George Floyd, who died in police custody two weeks ago, as pressure intensified for sweeping reforms to the U.S. justice..

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So generous! Beyonce spent her childhood feeding Houston's homeless [Video]

So generous! Beyonce spent her childhood feeding Houston's homeless

Tina Knowles has revealed Beyonce spent her childhood feeding homeless people in Houston, Texas.

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'I'm here to protect you' cop tells crying girl at Floyd protest [Video]

'I'm here to protect you' cop tells crying girl at Floyd protest

Footage posted on social media on Tuesday showed a police officer comforting a crying girl during an anti-racism protest in Houston, Texas, after she asked, "are you going to shoot us?"

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Floyd Mayweather to pay for George Floyd's funeral services [Video]

Floyd Mayweather to pay for George Floyd's funeral services

CEO of Mayweather Promotions Leonard Ellerbe has said the boxer will pay for the funeral on June 9 in Floyd’s hometown of Houston.

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NASA crew climb aboard ISS, after a 'slick' space flight [Video]

NASA crew climb aboard ISS, after a 'slick' space flight

Nearly 24 hours after launching from Florida, SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule delivered NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station on Sunday, marking the first U.S...

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As Moratorium Ends, Experts Predict 'Tsunami Of Evictions' In Houston [Video]

As Moratorium Ends, Experts Predict 'Tsunami Of Evictions' In Houston

Evictions of residents in Houston, Texas, may soon be on the rise. According to Business Insider, the Texas Supreme Court has lifted its statewide moratorium on evictions. 12.8% of Texas's workforce is..

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Americans file 2.4 million jobless claims [Video]

Americans file 2.4 million jobless claims

The number of Americans claiming unemployment benefits rose again last week as, pointing to another month of staggering job losses in May. Fred Katayama reports.

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NFL releases 2020 schedule, Brady battles Brees opening weekend [Video]

NFL releases 2020 schedule, Brady battles Brees opening weekend

NFL releases 2020 schedule that will see Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints on opening weekend

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