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Delaware's latest First State title: Only no-kill state for shelter animals

Delaware's latest First State title: Only no-kill state for shelter animalsDelaware's designation as the country's first no-kill state for shelter animals came from the Best Friends Animal Society.



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Humane Society SOS: Dogs swim for their lives as Ark. shelter floods. Community comes to the rescue.

Humane Society SOS: Dogs swim for their lives as Ark. shelter floods. Community comes to the rescue.An Arkansas animal shelter issued an SOS as flash flooding poured in and a puppy drowned. Then the community came to the rescue.



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Families in Afghanistan's north seek shelter as Taliban ups pressure

Families in Afghanistan's north seek shelter as Taliban ups pressureBy Abdul Matin Sahak MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Dozens of families displaced from their homes in the northern province of Sar-e Pul by Taliban pressure have arrived in the provincial capital, as the insurgents have tightened their grip around the city, residents and officials said.     Taliban fighters have been threatening oil fields around the city of Sar-e Pul as they have stepped up operations with the apparent aim of strengthening their position during peace talks with U.S. officials. …



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Animal Shelter Says Starved Great Dane Ate Its Own Foot To Survive

Animal Shelter Says Starved Great Dane Ate Its Own Foot To SurviveA severely starved dog chewed off his own foot to survive, a South Carolina



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Mexican city shuts down migrant shelter near US border

Mexican city shuts down migrant shelter near US borderMEXICO CITY (AP) — The city government of Tijuana announced Saturday that it has closed down a migrant shelter at a sports complex close to the U.S. border that once held about 6,000 Central Americans who hope to get into the U.S.



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Joe Biden Just Adopted An Adorable Shelter Dog

Joe Biden Just Adopted An Adorable Shelter DogJoe Biden is welcoming a furry new member to his family.



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Welcome to Walmart, now a shelter for California fire evacuees

Welcome to Walmart, now a shelter for California fire evacueesOne of the many makeshift shelters housing people who survived the devastating wildfire in northern California is not a shelter at all, but rather a Walmart parking lot with a hundred-odd tents. One of the residents is Dustin Kimball, 44, who lost everything in the fire and now lives in a tent with four relatives as he tries to figure out what to do next. Kimball lived not far from the town of Paradise, which was devoured by the flames of the deadliest fire in California history.



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Thousands of caravan migrants take shelter in southern Mexico

Thousands of caravan migrants take shelter in southern MexicoThe migrants pose a tough challenge to the Mexican government’s pledge to stop the illegal travelers’ plans to press ahead to the U.S. border. More than 5,100 migrants have been registered in three shelters in the Mexican border town of Ciudad Hidalgo, while another 2,000 had camped out for the night in the town’s central square, said Gerardo Hernandez, head of the local government’s emergency services. “So far, they’re all peaceful, thank God.” In a statement on Saturday night, Mexico’s federal government said “nearly 900 migrants” had arrived by unauthorized means, while 640 had been processed after being allowed to cross into the country via the international border crossing on the Suchite River that divides Guatemala from Mexico.



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Child of the storm: Homeless baby, family shelter at Walmart

Child of the storm: Homeless baby, family shelter at WalmartPANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Their home full of soggy furniture and mosquitoes, Wilmer Capps was desperate to find shelter for his wife and their son Luke, born just three days after Hurricane Michael ravaged the Florida Panhandle.



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Staff, Over 100 Cats And Dogs Escape From Top Floor Of Flooding Animal Shelter

Staff, Over 100 Cats And Dogs Escape From Top Floor Of Flooding Animal ShelterThe situation was looking dire Friday night for the people and more than 100



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