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Duvall died in her sleep of complications from #diabetes at her home in Blanco, #Texas, according to #DanGilroy, who had been her life partner since 1989.

#ShelleyDuvall, star of #TheShining and #AnnieHall, dies aged 75
https://www.theguardian.com/film/article/2024/jul/11/shelley-duvall-star-of-the-shining-and-annie-hall-dies-aged-75?utm_source=press.coop


#ClimateCrisis in #Texas

Hurricane 🌀 #Beryl sends #Texan power grid packing amidst #Heatwave, preparing the annual state for the #AbbotOven.

https://mastodon.social/@HistoPol/110767252011760934


More than 3 million without power in Texas as Beryl barrels through.

After the hurricane, Texans will have to deal with triple digit heat, oppressive humidity, and NO AIR CONDITIONING as the power grid goes down.
#AureFreePress #News #press #headline #Texas

https://www.khou.com/article/news/local/houston-power-outage-map-texas/285-e9c8cfe5-42c1-463b-86c8-136de7c7aad1


My son & his wife (along with 2 million other Houstonians) lost power this morning at about 7am. I wonder how many days it’ll be before the Freedom Grid is restored. 🥵🤬 #Texas #HurricaneBeryl


Who needs the NWS? It's either going to be pouring, or everything will be dry kindling because it's hotter than hell.

Either way, #Texas and #Florida will still be crying to FEMA to bail them out while their politicians "allegedly" skim off the top of the funding. [snark]


#ProLifeMyAss

#Texas #abortion ban linked to 13% increase in infant and newborn deaths

“This might foreshadow what is happening in other states,” said Johns Hopkins public health researcher Alison Gemmill. “Texas is basically a year ahead.”
https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/texas-abortion-ban-linked-rise-infant-newborn-deaths-rcna158375


JFC

A #Texas woman has been charged w/attempted murder after she tried to drown a 3-yr-old girl in a swimming pool, police said, adding that they are recommending the incident be treated as a #HateCrime.

The TX Council on American-#Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest #Muslim #CivilRights grp, identified the girl as a Muslim of #Palestinian origin & the woman as a #White American….

#law #racism #WhiteSupremacy #WhiteChristianNationalism
https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2024/06/24/texas-drowning-child-euless/


Of course.

“The pastor of a #Texas megachurch has resigned after a woman said he had sexually abused her on multiple occasions in the 1980s, beginning when she was 12.

Gateway Church’s board of elders said they’d accepted the resignation of Robert Morris, the church’s senior pastor and founder.”

https://apnews.com/article/texas-pastor-robert-morris-abuse-cb2c633de3a5d43538141c1736e33245?taid=667211418e738f0001244cc3&utm_campaign=TrueAnthem&utm_medium=AP&utm_source=Twitter


“It certainly seems like an issue that could be ripe for litigation because it’s right on its face discriminating against people for sexual orientation or #transgender status.”

Out today, from Kit @oconnell: Emails obtained from the #Texas Department of Agriculture reveal the turmoil caused by Sid Miller's transphobic dress code, which the Observer first revealed last year. https://www.texasobserver.org/sid-miller-transphobic-dress-code-emails/

#news #politics #agriculture #transphobia #LGBTQIA+ #USpol #law


Our top story: As the researchers proceeded to search for textiles, they realized they had stumbled onto a crime scene. A massive theft of pre-Columbian art reveals troubling truths about Texans’ role in the illicit antiquities trade. https://www.texasobserver.org/the-heist/

#history #culture #HumanRights #Indigenous #Texas #politics #USpol #news


#WompWomp

Judge orders liquidation of conspiracy theorist #AlexJones′ personal assets

#Texas judge approves converting Jones’ proposed bankruptcy reorganization to a liquidation and has yet to rule on parent company to #Infowars #legal

https://www.theguardian.com/law/article/2024/jun/14/alex-jones-sandy-hook-liquidation?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other