fbpx
Connect with us

Texas News

The U.S. paused a shipment of bombs to Israel last week over concerns of a full-scale assault on the southern Gaza city of Rafah.

Published

on

abc13.com – ABCNews – 2024-05-08 07:04:58

SUMMARY: The Biden administration has decided to pause the shipment of some 3,500 bombs to Israel over concerns about potential civilian casualties in Rafah. This decision marks a significant shift in policy for the administration. The U.S. is closely scrutinizing other weapon transfers to Israel, including JDAM kits. Despite criticism from some Republicans, the administration is committed to ensuring Israel’s security. The delay in arms shipments has sparked controversy, with some lawmakers expressing deep concern. All of the shipments under review are from previously appropriated funds, and new future weapons and equipment for Israel have been approved. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is expected to address U.S. policy on the matter during a Senate panel hearing.

Read the full article

The post The U.S. paused a shipment of bombs to Israel last week over concerns of a full-scale assault on the southern Gaza city of Rafah. appeared first on abc13.com

Texas News

Flores, Longhorns baseball walk off Kansas again

Published

on

www.kxan.com – Noah Gross – 2024-05-17 22:04:33

SUMMARY: The Texas Longhorns baseball team defeated Kansas with a series clinching win, showcasing burnt orange magic with a walk off victory. Jalin Flores was instrumental in both wins, hitting a walk off double on Thursday and a walk off sac fly on Friday. In Friday’s game, the Longhorns tied the score in the ninth inning before ultimately winning 3-2. Jared Thomas and Flores were key players in the comeback. The series will conclude on Saturday at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.

Read the full article

The post Flores, Longhorns baseball walk off Kansas again appeared first on www.kxan.com

Continue Reading

Texas News

Deadly Houston storms: EF-1 tornado with peak winds of 110 mph confirmed near Cypress, tornado hits SW part of Waller, NWS says

Published

on

abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-05-17 21:27:16

SUMMARY: A destructive storm hit the Houston area with 100 mph straight-line winds in downtown Houston and 90 mph winds in Baytown. An EF-1 tornado with peak winds of 110 mph struck near Cypress, and another tornado hit southwest Waller County. President Biden declared a major disaster, allowing FEMA to provide assistance. Seven people died, and recovery efforts are ongoing. Downtown Houston suffered damage from shattered windows and fallen debris. Power outages affected over 700,000 customers. Cooling centers were opened, and officials urged caution and cooperation during the recovery process. Governor Abbott expressed condolences and assured support for affected communities.

Read the full article

The post Deadly Houston storms: EF-1 tornado with peak winds of 110 mph confirmed near Cypress, tornado hits SW part of Waller, NWS says appeared first on abc13.com

Continue Reading

Texas News

Houston weather: ABC13 identifies tornado, straight-line wind differences through damage in Spring Branch, Cypress, Waller Co.

Published

on

abc13.com – Elyse Smith – 2024-05-17 19:53:25

SUMMARY: A recent storm in southeast Texas caused confusion between straight-line winds and tornadoes. Both types of winds impacted Houston and surrounding areas. Straight-line winds can be just as dangerous as tornadoes, with 100 mph winds causing extensive damage in downtown Houston. Meteorologists use indicators like tree damage to distinguish between straight-line wind and tornado damage. Signs of a tornado include stripped trees with shredded appearances and debris embedded in them. Unfortunately, the storms resulted in five fatalities in the Houston area. For more information, follow ABC13 Meteorologist Elyse Smith on social media.

Read the full article

The post Houston weather: ABC13 identifies tornado, straight-line wind differences through damage in Spring Branch, Cypress, Waller Co. appeared first on abc13.com

Continue Reading

News from the South

Trending