Former US President George HW Bush to be remembered at Houston funeral

Former US President George HW Bush to be remembered at Houston funeral

Former US President George H.W. Bush will be mourned on Thursday at the Houston church where he worshipped for many years, a final public farewell before his remains are taken by train to their resting place at his Texas presidential library. The remains of Bush, who died last week in Texas at the age of […]

Texas fertilizer plant blast ‘kills up to 15’

A Texas fertilizer factory exploded in a huge fireball on Wednesday, destroying many nearby homes and killing between five and 15 people, with one official likening the blast to a nuclear bomb. Smoke and an acrid smell of burning lingered in the air hours after the blast in the small town of West, near Waco, […]