Archive for August, 2017

Judge Blocks Texas Immigration Crackdown

Judge Blocks Texas Immigration CrackdownAUSTIN, Texas ― A federal judge on Wednesday blocked most of a state immigration crackdown two days before it was set to go into effect on Sept. 1, offering a major victory for opponents as a tropical storm ravages the state and local officials struggle to assure immigrants it’s safe to seek help.


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Solo exhibition of works by Ryuji Miyamoto opens at Taka Ishii Gallery Photography / Film

Ryuji Miyamoto, 'Lo Manthang 1996', 1996/2017, gelatin silver print, 40.4 x 50.9 cm © Ryuji Miyamoto / Courtesy of Taka Ishii Gallery Photography / Film. Taka Ishii Gallery Photography / Film is presenting 'Lo Manthang 1996', a solo exhibition of works by Ryuji Miyamoto from August 26 to September 30. Interested in architecture's material features beyond their raison d'etre or purpose, Miyamoto has been photographing, from a unique perspective, the city as it is transformed, ruined, and revived.

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When Rescues In This Texas City Stopped, Residents Cried Out For Help On Social Media

When Rescues In This Texas City Stopped, Residents Cried Out For Help On Social MediaFloodwaters in Texas continue to rise, creating conditions so severe that people trapped in their homes had no chance of being rescued overnight.


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Hill: Art show receptions more fun than you think

They lined up to buy art. Now that's a sentence I never thought I'd have an occasion to write, but it's a true statement from earlier this month.

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Trump Orders Military To Give Cops Free Grenade Launchers, Bayonets, And Tanks

Trump Orders Military To Give Cops Free Grenade Launchers, Bayonets, And TanksWASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump will repeal restrictions that former President Barack Obama placed on police access to excess military gear, allowing the federal government to immediately resume handing out free bayonets, grenade launchers, tracked armored vehicles such as tanks and other equipment to law enforcement departments around the country. Trump will sign an executive order on Monday that repeals the limits Obama placed on the access to some military surplus items in 2015. Obama’s move followed the “provocative” response to the August 2014 unrest in Ferguson, Mo., where St. Louis County Police officers atop armored vehicles pointed sniper rifles at peaceful demonstrators in broad daylight.


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