India Is Getting Its First Shipment Of US Oil And Everyone Is Celebrating

Energy | Tim Pearce
An oil tanker ship seen in Kyaukphyu river near Made island outside Kyaukphyu

The shipment is worth around $100 million

Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Dies In State Legislature Again

Politics | Anders Hagstrom
FILE PHOTO: Texas governor Greg Abbott speaks during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 14, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

‘It’s been a long year’

Texas Judge Rules Against State Ban On Sanctuary Cities

US | Anders Hagstrom
Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks at Dallas's City Hall near the area that is still an active crime scene in downtown Dallas following the deaths of five police officers last night on July 8, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. (PHOTO: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Texas argues the law is ‘undoubtedly constitutional’

Texas Senate Passes 'Bathroom Bill' Amid Uproar It Discriminates Against Transgenders

US | Anders Hagstrom
FILE PHOTO - Texas governor Greg Abbott speaks during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 14, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Protects from potential sexual assault

Texas Officials Say Human Smuggling Deaths Show Need For Anti-Sanctuary Law

Politics | Will Racke
Police officers work on a crime scene after eight people believed to be illegal immigrants being smuggled into the United States were found dead inside a sweltering 18-wheeler trailer parked behind a Walmart store in San Antonio, Texas, U.S. July 23, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Ray Whitehouse)

‘Sanctuary cities enable human smugglers and cartels’

Court Battle Begins Over Texas Anti-Sanctuary Law

Politics | Will Racke
ICE Agents Detain Suspected Undocumented Immigrants In Raids

‘The whole world is watching us right now’

California Bans Government Travel To Four More 'Anti-LGBT' States

Politics | David Krayden
Thousands celebrate the annual LGBTQ Capital Pride parade in Washington June 10, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan

‘California may be able to stop their state employees, but they can’t stop all the businesses…relocating to Texas.’

Trump DOJ Will Back Texas In Courtroom Defense Of Anti-Sanctuary Law

Politics | Will Racke
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (C) walks to a news conference outside the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill on June 9, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Paxton announced a lawsuit against the state of Delaware over unclaimed checks. (Photo by Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images)

‘This is a battleground’

Texas Bathroom Bill Back On The Table After Gov Calls Special Session

US | Anders Hagstrom
Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks at Dallas's City Hall near the area that is still an active crime scene in downtown Dallas following the deaths of five police officers last night on July 8, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. (PHOTO: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘I intend to make it count’

San Antonio Sues Gov. Greg Abbott Over Sanctuary City Ban, Austin To Join

US | Anders Hagstrom
FILE PHOTO - Texas governor Greg Abbott speaks during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 14, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

‘You have nothing to fear’

'We'll See You In Court': Austin Votes To Sue Texas Over Anti-Sanctuary Law

Politics | Will Racke
Protesters march in the streets outside the Texas State Capital on 'A Day Without Immigrants' February 16, 2017 in Austin, Texas. The crowd, which grew to well over a thousand participants, marched from the Austin City Hall to the Texas State Capital. Across the country hundreds of restaurants and eateries are closing for the day to protest President Trump's immigration policies and to highlight the contributions of immigrants to U.S. business and life. (Photo by Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images)

‘The most dangerous type of legislative threat’

Texas Cities Plan Legal Fight Against Anti-Sanctuary Law

Politics | Will Racke
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (C) walks to a news conference outside the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill on June 9, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Paxton announced a lawsuit against the state of Delaware over unclaimed checks. (Photo by Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images)

‘Take any legal action necessary’

Texas Files Lawsuit Against Potential Opponents Of New Anti-Sanctuary Law

Politics | Will Racke
(PHOTO: Gabriella Demczuk/Getty Images)

‘A vital step in securing our borders’

Texas Gov. Hits Back At Critics Of His Sanctuary City Law

US | Amber Athey

He reminded police chiefs of their priorities.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Bill Banning Sanctuary Cities

Politics | Chuck Ross
Allows law enforcement officers to ask about immigration status

Tough Anti-Sanctuary Bill Clears Texas Senate, Governor Eager To Sign

Politics | Will Racke
Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks at Dallas's City Hall near the area that is still an active crime scene in downtown Dallas following the deaths of five police officers last night on July 8, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. (PHOTO: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘No excuse for endangering our communities’

Texas House Passes Sanctuary City Ban With Stiff Penalty For Public Officials

Politics | Will Racke
The U.S flag and the Texas State flag fly over the Texas State Capitol as the state senate debates the #SB6 bathroom bill in Austin, Texas, U.S., March 14, 2017. (PHOTO: REUTERS/Brian Snyder)

Local officials could be tossed in jail if they don’t comply

Texas House Approves Bill Defending Israel

Business | Connor Moldo
U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis bids farewell to Israeli military dignitaries as he departs from Ben Gurion International Airport, Tel Aviv, Israel April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Rock-solid commitment’

'I Will Be Signing Into Law' -- Texas Governor Unveils His New Plan To Destroy Sanctuary Cities

Politics | Christian Datoc

‘End up behind the very bars they are releasing these criminals from…’