May 9, 2021

NYS Senate Passes Bill to Shut Down the Puppy Mill Pipeline

NEW YORK, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the New York State Senate approved S.1130, to shut down the puppy mill pipeline and end the retail sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores across the state. Sponsored by Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris (D-Queens), the bill is supported by leading animal welfare groups including the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), New York State Animal Protection Federation (NYSAPF), Voters For Animal Rights (VFAR), Companion Animal Protection Society (CAPS), Animal Legal

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Migratory bird protections to be restored by Biden administration

Among the nearly 1,100 species the Migratory Treaty law protects are Georgia’s own state bird, the brown thrasher, and many others, like the wood stork, barred owl and indigo bunting, that visit the state. Pixabay

The Interior Department plans to officially revoke a Trump-era rule that loosened enforcement of a longstanding law to protect migratory birds, the department said Thursday.

The rule put in place by former Interior Secretary David Bernhardt barred government authorities from holding companies liable for environmental violations leading to the deaths of birds protected under the century-old Migratory Bird Treaty Act unless the companies intentionally did

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Conservative Group Alleges Vast Government Coverup Regarding Joe Biden’s Dogs

For the last several years, conservative group Judicial Watch, along with many a right-wing Republican, devoted countless hours in an attempt take down Joe and Hunter Biden for alleged crimes that took place abroad. Filing at least a dozen lawsuits and “dozens of Freedom of Information Act requests,” the organization, which spent years tormenting Bill and Hillary Clinton by “carpet-bomb[ing] the federal courts,” said as recently as last month that it was “working hard to get more information on the Biden Family scandals.” Unfortunately, thus far, their efforts have yielded little in the way of actual information implicating the president

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Cat Deeley teams up with Winser London for knitwear collection

Cat Deeley has teamed up with Winser London for a capsule knitwear collection.



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The British presenter has “longed” to have her own label, and her first-ever foray into fashion has been a dream come true, as it has encapsulated her love of vintage, chunky knitwear.

“I have always been obsessed with clothes and the way they make you feel, how they contribute to your well-being and how being warm and cosy can make a physical difference to your mood,” she told WWD, noting that when Winser London founder Kim Winser suggested working together,

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For Bears, California Recalls Are the Perfect Circus

SACRAMENTO — He was new to politics but a working actor who has shared the screen with Kevin Costner. He posed. He swaggered. He did not obviously beg for the rotisserie chicken. He publicly refrained from his two favorite offstage habits, flatulence and belching, although at one point he did wash himself with his tongue as the cameras rolled.

Under a broiling Sacramento sun, Tag — a half-ton bear hired as a stunt by one of the Republicans hoping to replace Gov. Gavin Newsom of California in a likely fall recall election — hit all his marks in front of

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Caterpillar (CAT) Hits Fresh High: Is There Still Room to Run?

Have you been paying attention to shares of Caterpillar (CAT)? Shares have been on the move with the stock up 3.2% over the past month. The stock hit a new 52-week high of $239.33 in the previous session. Caterpillar has gained 30.7% since the start of the year compared to the 16.2% move for the Zacks Industrial Products sector and the 32.2% return for the Zacks Manufacturing – Construction and Mining industry.

What’s Driving the Outperformance?

The stock has a great record of positive earnings surprises, as it hasn’t missed our earnings consensus estimate in any of the last

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