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Aug 30 '17 13:30

Engineers in the American city of New Orleans are working with the Dutch government and Dutch researchers to come up with a way to make the Louisiana city more flood-resistant, Huffington Post reports. Twelve years after Hurricane Katrina basically destroyed the city, New Orleans is again facing flooding with Hurricane Harvey heading its way.

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Aug 17 '16 08:37

Minister Ard van der Steur of Security and Justice wants clarification from the United States over reports that the FBI knew about plans for an attack at an exhibition of Mohammed cartoons in Garland, Texas last year, he wrote in a letter to parliament

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Jul 20 '16 10:19

A Dutch bred police dog died of heat exhaustion during a police chase in Texas on Tuesday, the Arlington police said on Twitter.

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Jan 25 '16 10:42

A team of TU Delft students will be presenting their hyperloop-demo in Texas this weekend for the Elon Musk hyperloop competition

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Dec 17 '15 08:58

A KLM flight between Houston, Texas and Amsterdam was cancelled on Wednesday after fighting passengers had it grounded for several hours

Jun 22 '15 08:46

YouTube has blocked the PVV video showing cartoons of prophet Mohammed in Turkey after a complaint from the Turkish government.

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Jun 17 '15 08:07

An American grand jury has indicted a man from Arizona for involvement in the attack at the prophet Mohammed cartoon contest in Garland, Texas in May. PVV leader Geert Wilders was a guest speaker at the event.

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Jun 4 '15 18:40

An astronaut on the International Space Station made history yesterday when he "shook hands" with a European Space Agency team member on the ground in Noordwijk, Zuid-Holland through joysticks installed both on the ISS and in the space center. Terry Virts, an astronaut with NASA, used a haptic-feedback joystick while in orbit to share the handshake with Dr. André Schiele, an engineer working with the European Space Agency and TU Delft in the Netherlands.

May 19 '15 14:09

PVV leader Geert Wilders has submitted a request to Kamer President Anouchka van Miltenburg to have the prophet Mohammed cartoons from Garland, Texas displayed in the Tweede Kamer, lower house of parliament.

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May 5 '15 10:05

The motive behind the attack outside an event showcasing cartoons of the prophet Muhammad in Garland, Texas on Sunday, remains a mystery. The American Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said in a statement on Monday that law enforcement authorities are investigating the circumstances around the attack.

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May 4 '15 19:05

Garland, Texas, police officers were not warned in advance of the men who started shooting at the prophet Muhammed caricature contest attended by dutch politician Geert Wilders. The conference center in the Dallas suburb is still an active crime scene. Identities of the shooters were not released by police officials.

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May 4 '15 14:07

One of the suspects that was killed in the shooting in Garland, Texas on Sunday has been identified as Elton Simpson from Arizona, who has previously been a suspect in an investigation into terrorism.

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May 4 '15 11:05

An purported ISIS member has claimed on Twitter that the terrorist organization was behind the shooting outside the event in Garland, Texas on Sunday.

May 4 '15 09:36

PVV leader Geert Wilders called the attack outside the cartoonist event in Garland "an attack on freedom of expression" and that is "unacceptable". Two gunmen were shot and killed by the Garland police, after they wounded a security officer.

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May 4 '15 08:40

Two gunmen who opened fire outside a competition for the best cartoon depicting the Muslim prophet Muhammad near Dallas in the United States on Sunday. PVV leader Geert Wilders was the keynote speaker at the event. The police shot and killed both gunmen. A security officer was injured.

Mar 16 '15 17:10

A new shirt designed in the Netherlands with 120 solar cells built into it promises to recharge a smartphone in a matter of hours. Unveiled at SXSW in Austin, Texas this week, the shirt is the product of a collaboration between Dutch fashion designer Pauline van Dongen, research-and-development firm Holst Centre and knowledge-sharing group TNO.

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Dec 15 '14 09:38

The Ministry of Defense will give more clarity regarding its plans with the JSF fighter aircraft that the government is considering to purchase this week. But it is already clear that the Netherlands will not be able to perform many external security missions with the 37 fighter jets in the coming years.

May 13 '14 10:36

Dutch geologists from the University of Utrecht and VU Amsterdam have discovered proof of a sudden cooling of the earth directly after the impact of the asteroid in Mexico, which wiped dinosaurs from the world 66 million years ago.

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