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  • Golf: Jimmy Walker leads hometown Texas Open Yesterday

    San Antonio: Jimmy Walker opened a four-stroke lead over fellow Texan Jordan Spieth, shooting a 3-under 69 on Saturday in his hometown Texas Open. Walker, who lives 35 minutes away from TPC San Antonio, is looking for his fifth title in two tour seasons. He had a 9-under 207 total after...
  • Golf: Jimmy Walker takes lead in Texas Open 2 days ago

    San Antonio: Jimmy Walker enjoyed a neighborly stroll at TPC San Antonio after a 35-minute drive from his suburban home. Walker shot a 5-under 67 on Friday in the Texas Open to take a one-stroke lead in his hometown event. He won the Sony Open in Hawaii in January after winning three...
  • Golf: Charley Hoffman takes lead in wind-swept Texas Open 2 days ago

    San Antonia: Charley Hoffman took advantage of calmer afternoon conditions to take the first-round lead in the wind-swept Texas Open, shooting a 5-under 67 on Thursday. After wind gusts threatening 40 mph pummeled the morning starters, Hoffman faced steady 15 mph wind in the afternoon at TPC San Antonio. He had...
  • Man at Texas hospital has surrendered, says Sheriff's office January 11, 2015

    Tomball: Authorities say the father of a patient at a Texas hospital who became distraught over his son's condition has surrendered without incident. They said he did not have a weapon. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said on Saturday night that the man had been with his adult son inside a...
  • Man holds 2 people hostage at Texas hospital: Sheriff's office January 11, 2015

    Houston: Authorities say a man believed to be the father of a patient has taken at least two people hostage at a hospital near Houston. It was not immediately clear if the man was armed. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said Saturday night it believed the man was a distraught parent...
  • Human brains, reported missing, were destroyed: University of Texas December 4, 2014

    Human brains stored in jars of formaldehyde at the University of Texas in Austin and reported to be missing were actually destroyed in 2002, school officials said on Wednesday. Environmental workers disposed of the specimens after faculty members determined they were in poor condition for use in research or as a...
  • Jessica Simpson enjoys family holiday in Texas November 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer-turned-fashion designer Jessica Simpson is making the most of her family holiday in Texas. The 34-year-old, who is on a holiday with her two kids Maxwell Drew and Ace Knute, is having the time of her life basking in the sun on a boat. Simpson took to the social...
  • Second Texas healthcare worker tests positive for Ebola October 15, 2014

    A second Texas healthcare worker who treated the first patient in the United States to be diagnosed with Ebola has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said in a statement on Wednesday. The worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan,...
  • Texas health worker becomes first person to contract Ebola in US October 13, 2014

    Dallas: A Texas health worker has contracted Ebola after treating a Liberian who died of the disease at a Dallas hospital last week, raising concern about how US medical guidelines aimed at stopping the spread of the disease were breached. The infected worker, identified as a woman but not named by...
  • Texas tracks 50 exposed to Ebola, 10 'high risk' October 4, 2014

    Dallas: Texas health officials were monitoring 50 people for Ebola exposure, 10 of whom are at high risk of the disease after close contact with the first diagnosed US patient. The 50 were narrowed down from an initial pool of 100 people thought to have come into contact with the...
  • Woman executed in Texas for starving, torturing boy to death September 18, 2014

    Houston: In a rare occurrence, a 38yearold woman has been executed in Texas for the starvation and torture death of her partner's nineyearold son, becoming the only fifteenth women to be executed in the US since 1976. Lisa Coleman was executed on Wednesday by injecting a lethal injection after the...
  • Scientists study how fear is processed in brain September 16, 2014

    Washington: Scientists have mapped brain activity to illustrate how fear arises when individuals are exposed to threatening images. Researchers from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas built on previous animal and human research to identify an electrophysiological marker for threat in the brain. "We are trying...
  • Ouch! Honey bees sting texas man about 1,000 times July 25, 2014

    A North Texas street department worker has been stung about 1,000 times by aggressive bees that also attacked two coworkers who tried to help him. Wichita Falls officials blamed Thursday's attack on Africanized honey bees. Spokesman Barry Levy says a swarm attacked a worker mowing grass along culverts...
  • Fast finish lifts Oosthuizen into tie for Byron Nelson lead May 18, 2014

    South African Louis Oosthuizen carded four birdies in the last five holes to surge into a share of the lead with American Brendon Todd after the third round at the $6.9 million HP Byron Nelson Championship in Texas on Saturday. However, neither of the two coleaders will feel particularly confident about...
  • One of USA's most wanted fugitives arrested in Hyderabad May 10, 2014

    Hyderabad: Amith Muddamalli Livingston, one of the America's most wanted fugitives, was arrested in Hyderabad, police said on Saturday. Livingston was absconding since 2007 after a US court sentenced him for 23 years in prison for killing his girlfriend. In 2008, the state of Texas had issued a red corner notice through...
  • US: Storm bring wind, tornadoes, rain to great plains May 9, 2014

    Thunderstorms are moving across the Plains, bringing strong winds and tornadoes and prompting a highwater rescue of five children. Dallas police say emergency workers rescued five boys after they became trapped Thursday morning by rising waters. They were taken to a hospital for evaluation. Near Joshua, Texas, high winds destroyed a mobile...
  • Squash: Dipika Pallikal back in top10 after Texas Open high May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A final appearance at the Texas Open last month has pushed India's top squash player Dipika Pallikal back to the top10 of the world rankings. Pallikal gained two places to be number 10 in the Women's Squash Association (WSA) rankings, the spot she has reached for the first time...
  • Deepika Pallikal loses in Texas Open squash final April 14, 2014

    Houston: Deepika Pallikal stumbled on the final hurdle against Egyptian teenager Nour El Sherbini in the title clash of the Women's Champion Fiberglass Texas Open on Monday. Eyeing maiden major title of her career, world No 12 Deepika faltered against the 18-year-old qualifier 7-11, 11-5, 7-11 to lose in 48 minutes. The...
  • Dipika Pallikal packs off Perry to enter Texas Open final April 13, 2014

    Houston: India's top woman's squash player Dipika Pallikal marched into the biggest final of her career after getting past higher-ranked Madeline Perry from Ireland in the USD 50,000 Texas Open at the Downtown Club here. The 22-year-old World No.12 battled for 75 minutes, enduring three tie-break games, to beat eighth-ranked Perry...
  • Dipika Pallikal fights her way into Texas Open semis April 12, 2014

    Houston: India's top squash player Dipika Pallikal earned a hard fought win over Nicolette Fernandes of Guyana to reach the the semi-finals of the USD 50,000 Texas Open. Pallikal, with coach and five-time world champion Sarah Fitz-Gerald in her corner, had to resist a determined fightback by the unseeded Fernandes before...
  • Dipika Pallikal powers into Texas Open quarters April 11, 2014

    Houston: Indian squash star Dipika Pallikal survived some anxious moments before beating Australian qualifier Donna Urquhart in the opening round of the USD 50,000 Texas Open. Pallikal, who has not had the best of starts to 2014, took 36 minutes to get past her 26th-ranked opponent 12-10, 11-8, 11-5 on Thursday....
  • Fort Hood limping back to normalcy after shooting tragedy April 4, 2014

    Houston: Just a day after the deadly shooting incident at otherwise quiet Fort Hood military base in Texas, life is slowly getting back to normal, but not without affecting minds of several who were still struggling to forget wounds imparted by similar incident almost 5 years back. On Thursday, a US...
  • US Fort Hood shooting: Details about the gunman April 3, 2014

    Officials at Fort Hood have released few details about the gunman who killed three people before taking his own life in a shooting on Wednesday at the sprawling Army base. Here's what we know about the gunman. - His name is Ivan Lopez. He is married, has other family members and...
  • Texas: Shooting at the US Army base, 4 including gunman dead April 3, 2014

    Texas: A gunman opened fire on Wednesday at Fort Hood in an attack that left four dead, including the shooter, law enforcement officials said. One of the officials, citing official internal US Justice Department updates, said 14 others were hurt. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not...
  • Australian Bowditch leads by three shots at Texas Open March 30, 2014

    Australian Steven Bowditch chipped in at the first two holes on his way to a three-shot lead after the third round at the $6.2 million Texas Open on Saturday. Boosted by the hot start, Bowditch continued to display an exquisite short game, recovering from some poor long shots to notch just...
  • Perez, Lee share first-round lead at Texas Open March 28, 2014

    Pat Perez and Danny Lee grabbed the first-round clubhouse lead at the Texas Open on Thursday while Phil Mickelson endured a putting nightmare and plunged to nearly last on five-over-par 77. American Perez, who moved to a cross-handed putting method two months ago, finished in style with birdies at the final...
  • US: Braindead pregnant woman removed from lifesupport January 27, 2014

    A braindead woman kept alive by a US hospital because she was pregnant has been taken off life support after a court ruled that the hospital was at odds with the law in insisting that it had to keep her alive to protect the life of the baby. Marlise Munoz, 33,...
  • Hyderabadborn attorney is Secretary of state for Texas December 21, 2013

    Hyderabadborn attorney Nandita Venkateswaran Berry has been appointed the Secretary of State for Texas, making her the first person of Indian origin to hold the third top executive job in the southern state. Announcing the appointment of Berry, 45, Governor Rick Perry called the Houstonbased attorney one of the most accomplished...
  • US freeze shows no sign of weekend melt after deadly storm December 7, 2013

    Snow, sleet, and freezing rain are forecast to hit the eastern United States this weekend, and temperatures will stay below zero in the west, the National Weather Service said, after a deadly winter storm slammed the nation's midsection on Friday. A layer of ice and sleet up to three inches thick...
  • Men and women regret different things after sex: study November 26, 2013

    Austin: Men most often regret not having sex with more people while women frequently regret having sex with the wrong partner, according to a recently released study. The study from researchers at the University of Texas and University of CaliforniaLos Angeles aimed to show that the feeling of regret is part...