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  • Alabama senate race reaches final day of campaigning with mixed predictions

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. -The emotionally-charged, hotly-contested senate race between embattled GOP candidate Roy Moore and Democratic nominee Doug Jones is drawing to a close. The latest polls for Tuesday’s special election are all over the map with a Fox News poll showing Jones with a 10-point lead, but an Emerson College poll shows Moore with a nine point advantage. Both candidates are pulling out the big guns aiming to bag a victory. Moore got a big assist from President Trump over […]

  • Mugshots released of Harris County jailers indicted after inmate brutally beaten

    HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — The Harris County Sheriff’s Office has released  the mugshots of four out of five detention officers charged after an inmate was brutally beaten. On Friday, deputies also announced the recent firing of two of the indicted officers. Jeremy Ringle, Joshua Degler, Napoleon Harmon and Andrew Rowell are charged with aggravated assault by a public servant, a first-degree felony. If convicted, the four of them could face up to 99 years in prison. A fifth detention officer, Salvador […]

  • Third lawmaker falls after Arizona Republican Trent Franks resigns amid sexual harassment claims

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Arizona Republican Congressman Trent Franks has announced that he will be stepping down amid allegations that he will resign at the end of January. The news comes after the House Ethics Committee said it would be investigating sexual harassment claims by female staffers who said Franks asked them if they would pose as ‘surrogate’ mothers for him. The House Ethics Committee also announced that they have re-launched a probe into Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold amid misconduct […]

  • Texas prisons ban 10,000 books from inmates, but not jailbreak classics or Hitler’s philosophies

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas— Reading may be fundamental, but some books that are and aren’t being banned in Texas prisons are really raising some eyebrows! Of the 10,000 books being banned, amazingly, books that aren’t banned include Escape From Alcatraz and Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf. Yet, just as stunning are the books that are banned, including; A Game of Thrones, The Color Purple, and even A Charlie Brown Christmas! The Texas Department of Criminal Justice says all books are reviewed for ‘security […]

  • CNN corrects story on email to Trumps about Wikileaks

    (CNN Money) — CNN on Friday afternoon corrected an exclusive report that said candidate Donald Trump and his son Donald Trump Jr. had received an email providing a web address and decryption key allowing them to access hacked documents from WikiLeaks before such documents were publicly available. When first published Friday morning, the story, written by senior congressional correspondent Manu Raju and politics reporter Jeremy Herb, said the email was sent to the Trumps on September 4, 2016. It was corrected to […]

  • NewsFix in Space: Beer brewing on Mars, zero-gravity pizza party on ISS and more! 

    HOUSTON — And now, it’s time once again for NewsFix in Space! In today’s adventure, we go to the planet Mars to create an out of this world brew. Budweiser hopes to be the first beer on Mars, so Annheuser-Busch is launching 20 Budweiser barley seeds into outer space via a Space X rocket. It’s all part of a joint-project with the Center for Advancement of Science in Space. The barley seeds will travel to the International Space Station and […]

  • Crazy Cars: Nissan announces new robo-taxis, Lamborghini unveils world’s fastest SUV 

    YOKOHAMA, Japan – Get ready for some super crazy cars! Japanese automaker Nissan has announced plans for its new robo-taxi, which it plans to start testing on Japanese roads in March. A prototype vehicle, the Nissan Leaf electric car, will be called up by passengers using a mobile app. The driverless cars will be free to try out for two weeks in Yokohama, Japan this March! Meanwhile, Japanese robotics maker ZMP plans to unveil self-driving taxis to visitors for the […]

  • Critter News: Duck, dog become besties, therapy pet inspires boy who lost his legs and more!

    HOUSTON — It’s quite a duck tale…with a dog tail attached! Yep, meet Max and Quackers! These two BFFs have become…well, sitting ducks so to speak…in their tiny Minnesota hometown. Both dog and duck have grown up together after 4-year-old Quackers was left all alone. “He was without any friends, and so Max would sit next to his pen all the time,- and I think they just kind of bonded that way,” owner Patrick Riley said. “After we let him […]

  • OU football star, Katy native accused of rape

    CLEVELAND COUNTY, Okla. — An Oklahoma University football player and Katy native has been accused of rape. Rodney Anderson, the lead running back for the No. 2 college team in the nation, held a victim’s protective order filed against him Monday. He is accused of rapping a woman on Nov. 16 after meeting the alleged victim at a bar in Oklahoma, according to court documents. Anderson’s lawyer says the football star is shocked and disturbed by the woman’s claims. The […]