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Harlingen Humane Society Take in Displaced Pets

Harlingen Humane Society Take in Displaced Pets

Now plans require a plan for pet and people are encouraged to evacuate with them and that's what we saw time and time again throughout the storm people carrying their wet furry friends out of the floodwaters. The organizations are working to fly dogs and cats that were already in Texas shelters before the storm to other centers out-of-state. Speed said the shelter has the capacity and is on standby to help out.


Bird Group evinces interest in bidding for Air India

Bird Group evinces interest in bidding for Air India

Two months ago, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced that the Cabinet had given in-principle approval for Air India stake divestment. The Bird Group already does ground handling activities at seven airports in the country. If the government were to indeed bar foreign airlines' participation in the disinvestment process for Air India, then it can immediately rule out participation of its favourite bidder, the Tatas.


Kenyan opposition leader takes 'election rigging' case to court

Kenyan opposition leader takes 'election rigging' case to court

The presidential election - preceded by an acrimonious campaign and the murder of the IT manager at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) - pitted incumbent President Kenyatta against Raila Odinga , who had run unsuccessfully three times in the past.


Mayor Garcetti joins phone bank urging DACA defenders to call Trump

Mayor Garcetti joins phone bank urging DACA defenders to call Trump

Florida is home to almost 33,000 so-called " Dreamers " who live under an Obama-era program that gives undocumented youth who were brought to the United States as children the chance to work legally without fear of deportation. But the move would allow Trump to follow through on a campaign promise that immigration hardliners and the president's conservative base are eager to see fulfilled.


Exxon Mobil halts operations at Beaumont refinery

Exxon Mobil halts operations at Beaumont refinery

As a result, the plant released 1,312.84 pounds of sulfur dioxide, well in excess of the amounts allowed by the company's permits. At least 10 large petroleum refineries - first around Corpus Christi and then in the Houston area - suspended operations as a precautionary measure ahead of the hurricane's landfall.


Mattis assembling panel to discuss transgender troops

Mattis assembling panel to discuss transgender troops

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Monday, challenging President Donald Trump's ban on transgender individuals serving in the military. "Trump also directed the departments of Defence and Homeland Security to determine how to address transgender individuals now serving based on military effectiveness and lethality, unitary cohesion, budgetary constraints, applicable law, and all factors that may be relevant", CNN reported citing a White House official.