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Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 07:09 PM CDT

Tex-Mex Restaurant Under Fire After Serving Attorney General

Tex-Mex Restaurant Under Fire After Serving Attorney General

A popular Tex-Mex restaurant in Houston is facing backlash after it posted a photo of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has pushed for a wide crackdown on immigration.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 10:40 PM CDT

Sheriff's Office Looking for Gun Loaned to Lupe Valdez

Sheriff's Office Looking for Gun Loaned to Lupe Valdez

A gun used by Texas Democratic governor candidate Lupe Valdez when she was Dallas County sheriff has not been returned, Sheriff's Department records show.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 06:10 PM CDT

Trump Signs Bill Named for Sen. McCain, Doesn't Mention Him

Trump Signs Bill Named for Sen. McCain, Doesn't Mention Him

President Donald Trump on Monday signed a $716 billion defense policy bill named for John McCain but included no mention in his remarks of the Republican senator, who is battling brain cancer at home in...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 02:33 PM CDT

Dallas City Council Considers Autonomous Vehicles

Dallas City Council Considers Autonomous Vehicles

The Dallas City Council began discussing autonomous delivery vehicles during a planned public safety meeting Monday.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 11:49 PM CDT

Prosecution Rests in Manafort Tax Evasion and Fraud Trial

Prosecution Rests in Manafort Tax Evasion and Fraud Trial

Prosecutors on Monday rested their tax evasion and bank fraud case against Paul Manafort, a longtime Washington operator and President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. The case now goes to Manafort's...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 12:26 PM CDT

Democrats Look to Longshot Territory for Midterm Gains

Democrats Look to Longshot Territory for Midterm Gains

As Aftab Pureval campaigns for Congress in southwest Ohio, he sometimes smilingly introduces himself as "a brown dude with a funny name." The Ohio native is the son of a Tibet-born mother and India-born father....

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 11:06 AM CDT

FBI Fires Peter Strzok, Agent Behind Controversial Anti-Trump Texts

FBI Fires Peter Strzok, Agent Behind Controversial Anti-Trump Texts

FBI agent Peter Strzok, who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s team after the discovery of anti-Trump text messages, was fired by the FBI last week, his lawyer said Monday.

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 08:04 PM CDT

FBI Agent Who Sent Anti-Trump Texts Is Fired

FBI Agent Who Sent Anti-Trump Texts Is Fired

Peter Strzok, a longtime FBI agent who was removed from the Russia investigation over anti-Trump text messages, has been fired by the agency, his lawyer said Monday. The FBI had been reviewing Strzok's...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 05:44 PM CDT

In New Omarosa Tape, Trump Appears Unaware She Was Fired

In New Omarosa Tape, Trump Appears Unaware She Was Fired

President Donald Trump told White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman in December that "nobody even told me" she was being fired, according to an audio recording of their telephone conversation obtained by...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 07:05 AM CDT

Huffines Talks About Russia Trip

Huffines Talks About Russia Trip

Texas Sen. Don Huffines, R-Dallas, visited Russia to meet with officials as part of a group led by U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.

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