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Houston flood: Trump visits Texas amid 'epic' rainfall

US President Donald Trump is visiting Texas as the state struggles amid record rainfall from a massive storm. He and First Lady Melania Trump flew to Corpus Christi, where Hurricane Harvey first made landfall on Friday. Governor Greg Abbott said he wanted the president to understand the enormous challenges that Texans faced. Unprecedented flooding has driven thousands of people from their homes, particularly in the Houston area where two dams are overflowing. At least nine people are reported to have died, including six members of the same family whose van…

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Game of Thrones is back – and it's 'epic'

Game of Thrones has returned for its seventh season – and the critics are generally quite happy about it. “It was a thrill to have the show back and it looked more stunning than ever,” wrote The Independent‘s reviewer. “By the end of the episode it is clear that the stage is now set for a war of truly epic proportions,” wrote Jess Kelham-Hohler of the Evening Standard. Yet Digital Spy’s Alex Mullane did feel the episode – entitled Dragonstone – was “a little underwhelming in places”. The first episode…

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