Animals Roam Streets Of Tbilisi After Flooding Kills 12, Frees Zoo Animals
Sep01

Animals Roam Streets Of Tbilisi After Flooding Kills 12, Frees Zoo Animals

CNN Wild animals roamed the streets of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, on Sunday, after raging floodwaters damaged the city’s zoo and set many of the animals free. Twelve people died in the flooding, according to Civil Georgia, a news website run by the nongovernmental organization UN Association of Georgia. Several others were missing, and wolves, bears, big cats and even a hippopotamus were wandering the streets of the...

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Russian Spacecraft ‘Ceased To Exist,’ Burned In Earth’s Atmosphere
Aug08

Russian Spacecraft ‘Ceased To Exist,’ Burned In Earth’s Atmosphere

CNN A crewless Russian cargo space ship that had gone astray, has ‘ceased to exist,’ Russia’s space agency said Friday. The bulk of it burned up after re-entering Earth’s atmosphere. A few small fragments of Progress M-27M are expected to make it down to Earth. They shouldn’t crash down, but instead splash down. “Entry into the atmosphere occurred over the central Pacific Ocean,” Roscosmos...

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Shark ‘Came Out of the Water’ When It Bit Off Teen’s Arm, Witness Says
Jun15

Shark ‘Came Out of the Water’ When It Bit Off Teen’s Arm, Witness Says

ABC NEWS AP PHOTO An eyewitness described the moment when the second shark attack took place off a North Carolina beach on Sunday, describing how the shark breached the water. “He looked like he was waving at his friends,” Randy Milligan said of the unidentified 16-year-old boy who was attacked. “Then the shark just came out of the water and like you snap your fingers — bit his whole arm off.” Milligan...

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Congressman Cuellar Lauds Introduction Of TPA Bill
Apr20

Congressman Cuellar Lauds Introduction Of TPA Bill

Special to the Laredo Sun Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) today issued the following statement following the introduction of a bipartisan, bicameral Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). The legislation would establish rules for international trade negotiations that will boost exports and grow...

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Clinton Patches Up Relations With Liberals During Beginning Of Campaign
Apr20

Clinton Patches Up Relations With Liberals During Beginning Of Campaign

AP This time, Hillary Rodham Clinton wants to be on liberals’ good side. As a presidential candidate in 2008, she opposed gay marriage, equivocated on granting driver’s licenses to people who were living in the U.S. illegally and endured heavy criticism from rival Barack Obama over her stance on campaign finance. During the opening week of her second presidential campaign, Clinton showed she had retooled her positions to...

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Pot For Pets: Marijuana Cookies For Ailing Dogs Hit Market
Apr20
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