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The shooting took place during what seems to have been a domestic disturbance involving the “estranged” partner of the suspect, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said during a press conference.

US police officer fatally shot during service call

Sergeant Harold Preston, a 41-year veteran of the Houston police force, died from wounds suffered during the shooting.
HOUSTON - Houston police say nearly 200 people were arrested and four officers were injured during protests over the death of Houston native George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.

About 200 arrested in Houston protests, four officers injured

Houston police say nearly 200 people were arrested and four officers were injured during protests over the death of Houston native George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.g
Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo holds up a photo of Jose Gilberto Rodriguez, 46, on Monday July 16, 2018. Rodriguez is accused in three separate killings and two other violent robberies. - Jay R. Jordan

Police capture suspected serial killer

Police in Texas on Tuesday captured a man they described as a serial killer who took the lives of at least three people in seven days.

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The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate excuses security agencies from budget defence

Following the ongoing protests by youths across the country against the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and bad governance, with attendant burning and looting of property, the Senate asked Security Agencies to go and nip the crisis in the bud, rather than participate in the ongoing budget defence.
ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, made the assessment in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday.

ASUU: Strike not called off

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has said it has yet to call off its ongoing strike because it is waiting for the government to conduct an integrity test on the University Transparency and Accountability Solution.
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has refuted claim that the Minister, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, was reprimanded by the Presidency. 23

Nigerian government disburses N6.1 billion to 129,137 Zamfara households

A total of N6,091,580,000 has been disbursed to 129,137 poor and vulnerable households in Zamfara State, the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development announced on Tuesday.
New Manchester United signing Donny van de Beek admits he has received advice about the Premier League from father-in-law Dennis Bergkamp.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Donny van de Beek will play a ‘big, big part’ for...

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has responded to questions about Donny van de Beek’s lack of game time so far this season.

Iran summons French diplomat over cartoon row

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has summoned the head of the French embassy to Iran over a row in France defending its right to show cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.