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Bridging The Gap
Realignments in Asia a challenge for Pakistan, says Aizaz Realignments in Asia a challenge for Pakistan, says Aizaz
HOUSTON: Realign­ments in Asia are posing new challenges to Pakistan, says Ambassador Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry, adding the country has dealt with such challenges in the past and will overcome the existing ones, too. This was an obvious reference to India’s growing influence in South Asia, where it is seen as the new US partner in an effort to contain China. But American experts on South Asian affai...
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Texas Governor Signs a Ban on Sanctuary Cities Texas Governor Signs a Ban on Sanctuary Cities
Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas signed into law on Sunday a bill banning so-called sanctuary cities, a loosely defined term for jurisdictions that limit the authorities from collecting or sharing an individual’s immigration status. In signing the bill, one of the most contentious that came before the Texas Legislature this year, Mr. Abbott said it was necessary to ensure the safety of residents of th...
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COUPLE PICKETS HOUSTON BUSINESS WEEKLY "TO WARN OTHERS"
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Every Friday the sign is out at Houston's Auction Barn on the northwest side, and every Friday, Sam Kiser and his wife Carmen are here picketing. "Sorry I chose him," former customer Sam Kiser said. "We have every right to picket. I'm not doing anything illegal," his wife Carmen added. The Kiser's claim Houston's Auction Barn owes them more than $3,500 from an estate sal...
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Zika virus: Texas reports first case from local mosquito Zika virus: Texas reports first case from local mosquito
Health officials in the US state of Texas say they have recorded the first case of the Zika virus transmitted by a local mosquito. Up until now, all Zika cases in Texas have been contracted while travelling. The virus, which started spreading rapidly through the Americas last year, has been linked to microcephaly, a rare birth defect. Florida is the only other US state to have reported locally ...
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'THE HAPPY COOK' FROM ABC'S THE CHEW COMES TO HOUSTON 'THE HAPPY COOK' FROM ABC'S THE CHEW COMES TO HOUSTON
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Daphne Oz is one busy foodie. The Emmy Award-winning co-host of ABC's The Chew, is also an established author and she's bringing her new book to Houston. "The Happy Cook" features 125 tasty recipes which are practical enough for Monday through Friday while still satisfying all your weekend cravings. Oz uses her newest cookbook to take the intimidation out of cooking and t...
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New book from University of Texas Press take fresh look at Houston's booming growth New book from University of Texas Press take fresh look at Houston's booming growth
A new book due later this month from the University of Texas Press collects the best historic Houston photos from the Bob Bailey Studios collection. Across 200 or so photos, “Houston on the Move: A Photographic History” is a delightful trip. It shows a city very much on the move, rising from flat grassland and into a bustling metropolis. Houston history buffs no doubt have seen plenty from the e...
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One person injured in shooting near Texas high school One person injured in shooting near Texas high school
HOUSTON, TX (WCMH) — Police locked down a high school in Houston, Texas after someone was shot at a neighboring apartment complex and then ran to campus. Officials tell NBC affiliate KPRC-TV the school nurse helped the injured person until emergency crews arrived. KPRC reports there were three people involved in the shooting. Police are still investigating. Eisenhower High School and its ...
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Houston shooting suspect is dead - police Houston shooting suspect is dead - police
The suspect in a Houston, Texas spree shooting has been killed, police said. At least six people sustained injuries. The scene is now "contained," but residents have been asked to avoid the area. The Houston Police Department has confirmed "an active shooter situation in a shopping center near the corner of Weslayan and Bissonnet in southwest Houston." Police also tweeted the shooter was shot ...
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Two people dead in north Houston accident involving big rig Two people dead in north Houston accident involving big rig
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Police are investigating a deadly accident involving a big rig in north Houston. The accident was reported around 8:15pm on the northbound lanes of Interstate 45 at Crosstimbers. Details about the wreck weren't immediately available. Police say two passengers inside the vehicle were killed, and a third person was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital. We don't know that pe...
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Los Angeles sets records for tourists, passengers at LAX Los Angeles sets records for tourists, passengers at LAX
LOS ANGELES: The city of Los Angeles set new records for tourism and for passengers arriving at Los Angeles International Airport in 2014, reaching levels that were hailed by the mayor as crucial to the region`s economy. Mayor Eric Garcetti said 43.4 million tourists visited Los Angeles in 2014, marking the fourth consecutive year of record-breaking tourism for America`s second-largest city. ...
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