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TSA discovers bag with small snakes in passenger’s pants at Miami International Airport

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abc13.com – AP – 2024-05-04 12:31:40

SUMMARY: Security officers at Miami International Airport discovered a bag of small snakes hidden in a passenger’s pants on April 26. The Transportation Security Administration shared a post about the incident, including a photo of the two snakes found inside a sunglasses bag. The snakes were handed over to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The TSA did not provide further details about the incident. It serves as a reminder that passengers attempting to sneak prohibited items through security will be caught. The TSA continues to prioritize safety and security in airports across the United States.

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Daisy Ridley makes waves with new film, ‘Young Woman and the Sea’

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abc13.com – OTRC – 2024-05-17 18:26:43

SUMMARY: Daisy Ridley stars in the new film “Young Woman and the Sea,” based on the true story of Trudy Ederle, the first woman to swim across the English Channel in 1926. The movie showcases Ederle’s groundbreaking achievement at a time when women were discouraged from participating in such a male-dominated sport. Ridley found the role challenging, particularly the swimming scenes, but was drawn to the strong family dynamic portrayed in the film. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer believes Ederle’s story deserves recognition, and director Joachim Rønning praises Ridley’s dedication to the physical role. The film aims to inspire audiences with its message of empowerment and determination.

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DPS to shut down Capitol grounds ahead of Nakba Day rally

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www.kxan.com – Cora Neas – 2024-05-17 16:35:34

SUMMARY: The Texas Department of Public Safety will close access to the state Capitol on Saturday night in anticipation of a large-scale protest event on Sunday commemorating the Nakba, the mass displacement of Palestinians in 1948. The closure is deemed necessary for safety reasons. Organizers planned to bring attendees from Dallas and Houston but had to cancel due to facility restrictions. Despite obstacles, the protest will still take place, with organizers urging people to join. Previous pro-Palestinian rallies have been held at the Capitol since October 2023. The Department of Public Safety cited the closure decision as being out of their control.

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Houston-area power outages: Hundreds of thousands of CenterPoint Energy customers without electricity following damaging storms

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abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-05-17 15:49:55

SUMMARY: Severe thunderstorms with hurricane-force winds caused power outages for over 600,000 customers in southeast Texas. CenterPoint Energy’s operations were affected, with damage to their transmission and distribution electric system in areas like Bellaire, Cypress, Baytown, and Humble. Restoration efforts are expected to take several days, with 4,000 lineworkers and 1,000 vegetation professionals requested to help. The hardest-hit area was likely along Highway 290. Customers are advised to check their weatherhead for damage before service can be restored. The outages are also impacting traffic lights and connectivity, with companies like Comcast and AT&T offering assistance.

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