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Husband of teacher killed in Uvalde school shooting dies from heart attack

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Teacher killed in Robb Elementary shooting Irma Garcia’s husband also dies from a heart attack

Guadalupe “Joe” Garcia, 48, has reportedly passed away shortly after visiting the memorial of the Robb Elementary school shooting victims.

Their nephew initially said that Joe died from heartache, but the family later reported that it was a heart attack that took his life.

Garcia was spotted visitng a cross memorial to the victims of the school shooting on Thursday morning.

It is unknown how long after that he suffered the heart attack and passed away.

The couple had four children.

Their nephew decribed Joe as a family man who would have done anyhting for his children.

The family described this week as a nightmare, still trying to grapple with Irma’s death.

She was one of 21 killed in the elementary school shooting on Tuesday in Uvalde, Texas.

Reportedly her body was found holding one of the students who was also killed in the shooting.

Her family said they believe that Irma died a hero.

According to her profile, Irma taught at Robb Elementary for 23 years.

In 2019, she was one of 19 San Antonio-area teachers nominated as a finalist for a Trinity University prize that recognizes excellence in teaching.

Danaya Malenda contributed to this report.

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Pink-coloured pigeon rescued in New York

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Pigeons come in a whole range of colours, but it seems pink isn’t one of them

That’s exactly what happened in New York though, where a bright-coloured bird was rescued.

Wildlife groups believe the pigeon was dyed as part of a gender reveal ceremony.

The feathery friend was suffering from malnutrition when it was found in Madison Square Park.

In a statement, the Wild Bird Fund says they should never be dyed because of risks like starvation and even death.

It went on to say the “poor bird has it bad enough unable to find food in the wild, fly well or escape predators.”

“But being a bright, unusual colour makes him even more of a target.”

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Iranian couple jailed for online dancing video

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An Iranian couple have been given jail sentences totalling 10 years after posting a video online.

 
The two individuals, both in their 20s, were charged for supposedly promoting corruption, prostitution and propaganda.

Authorities have been cracking down on public disobedience.

It follows the death of a woman who was detained by the country’s infamous morality police.

Mahsa Amini died in police custody in September last year, arrested for violating the rule requiring women to cover their hair with a hijab, or headscarf.

Anti-government protests swept across the country after the incident.

The two individuals in the dancing video were reportedly detained after posting the clip to their social media accounts – which have a combined following of more than two million people.

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Donald Trump claims deposition as “biggest witch hunt”

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Donald Trump has described the investigation into his company as the “biggest witch hunt” in the history of the United States during a formal deposition.

In September 2022, the New York Attorney General Letitia James, announced she would be looking into the Trump organisation’s business practices.

James alleges the former president “falsely inflated his net worth by billions of dollars to unjustly enrich himself and cheat the system”.

The lawsuit also takes aim at some of Trump’s children, and executives of his business.

During the deposition tape, Trump can be seen reading a lengthy statement.

During this, the former president asserts his constitutional right to not answer questions, while accusing James of investigating him out of political spite.

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