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Former President Jimmy Carter has cancer. They haven’t said where it started but have said that it has spread to different parts of his body. He is 90 years old.
Two massive explosions at a warehouse in China have cost at least 44 lives, 12 of them were firefighters. Over 500 were injured, over 60 in critical condition.
New Verizon customers can expect to pay the full price for a smartphone when the carrier terminates its discount and two-year contract plan Thursday. This move continues a trend that began in 2013 when T-Mobile killed similar contracts. AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon are pushing consumers toward installment billing options that have you buying or leasing phones outright.
H-E-B said in a statement yesterday that it anticipates Blue Bell Ice Cream back on their shelves sometime in mid-September.
A SWAT situation in northwest Austin ended peacefully early this morning. The Austin Police Department SWAT team was dispatched to where a person had barricaded themselves in northwest Austin in a home off Capital of Texas Highway shortly after 10pm last night.