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Taming the ‘animals’ of MS-13: Trump takes his gang crackdown to the suburbs

Taming the ‘animals’ of MS-13: Trump takes his gang crackdown to the suburbsFor the second time in a year, President Trump will travel to Long Island Wednesday for a forum on combatting MS-13, the small but violent street gang that has been a central focus of his crackdown on illegal immigration. Trump’s apparent obsession with the gang has been met with confusion and criticism.



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Delta issues new rules on emotional support animals

Delta issues new rules on emotional support animalsAfter the airline said it saw a spike in animal incidents, passengers must now provide documentation for their pet to the airline within 48 hours of their flight.



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Blessing of the animals on St. Anthony's Day

Blessing of the animals on St. Anthony's DayThe feast of St. Anthony, Spain’s patron saint of animals, is celebrated each year. On the eve of St. Anthony’s Day, riders guide their horses through a bonfire in the village of San Bartolome de Pinares as part of the Luminarias ritual in honor of St. Anthony the Abbot.



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Scotland Bans Traveling Circuses From Using Wild Animals In Performances

Scotland Bans Traveling Circuses From Using Wild Animals In PerformancesScotland has banned the use of wild animals in traveling circuses, handing an important victory to animal welfare advocates.



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This Man Opens His Home to Senior Animals

This Man Opens His Home to Senior AnimalsWhen Steve Greig lost his beloved dog Wolfgang four years ago, he started taking in geriatric pets who needed extra love and care. It’s gained him a huge following online, and inspired others to do the same.



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Amazing photographs of rare white animals 

Amazing photographs of rare white animals This collection of photographs shows an array of amazing and rare white animals.



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As Irma nears Florida, concern for animals a major issue

As Irma nears Florida, concern for animals a major issueMIAMI (AP) — The evacuation took 12 seconds.



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Here's How Harvey Is Affecting Wild Animals

Here's How Harvey Is Affecting Wild AnimalsPeople and pets aren’t the only ones trying to get back on their feet after Tropical Storm Harvey.



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Animals evacuated to Turkey from 'neglected' Syria zoo

Animals evacuated to Turkey from 'neglected' Syria zooAn international animal welfare charity was on Friday completing the evacuation of a dozen animals stranded in a neglected zoo in the conflict-torn Aleppo province of northern Syria. The Four Paws group was seeking to move two lions and two domestic dogs from the “Magic World” zoo and amusement park in Syria over the border into Turkey and then to an animal protection centre in the north of the country, a spokesman for the charity told AFP. The convoy with the animals crossed the Syria-Turkey border late Friday and was now on their way to the animal protection facility in Karacabey, outside the northwestern Turkish city of Bursa, said spokesman Martin Bauer.



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'Tsunami' of toxic wastewater kills plants, animals in Israel's desert

'Tsunami' of toxic wastewater kills plants, animals in Israel's desertBy Ari Rabinovitch MISHOR ROTEM, Israel (Reuters) – Toxic wastewater that surged through a dry riverbed in southern Israel at the weekend left a wake of ecological destruction more than 20 km (12 miles) long. The flood began last Friday when the 60 meter (yard) high wall of a reservoir at a phosphate factory partially collapsed, letting loose 100,000 cubic meters (26.4 million gallons) of highly acidic wastewater in the Ashalim riverbed. One section of the Ashalim riverbed is made up of narrow canyons, popular for hiking, but no one was around when the wastewater first gushed through.



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