NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 09:39 2019-06-12

More than $1.2M of cocaine seized at Nogales border

TUCSON – More than $1.2 million of cocaine was seized the Port of Nogales after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stopped a smuggling attempt at the Dennis DeConcini Crossing Monday. M...

More than $1.2M of cocaine seized at Nogales border

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| Record numbers of pure cocaine seized in Europe - EU report European authorities are seizing record numbers of increasing pure cocaine, the EU's drugs agency said in a report, pointing also to a growing use of synthetic drugs and dealing via smartphones....
14:00 2019-06-06

Incomplete border tunnel found in Nogales parking lot TUCSON – An incomplete cross-border tunnel underneath a parking lot in Nogales was discovered by bi-national officials on Wednesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. Tucson Sector Border Patrol and members of Mexico’s Federal Police, Policia Federal found the incomplete tunnel while conducti...
21:52 2019-05-31

Nogales sparks Bulldogs to 7-2 win over Stanford STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Davis Moore pitched a two-hitter over 6 2/3 innings, Emilio Nogales had three hits and drove in three runs and Fresno State advanced into Sunday’s championship game of the Stanford Regional with a 7-2 victory over the top-seeded Cardinal on Saturday. McCarthy Tatum adde...
08:00 2019-06-02

Nogales youth group aims to eliminate waste NOGALES- About 70 percent of seasonal produce enters the United States through Mexico with 6,000 tons of produce going to waste in Nogales. The group Waste Not is stepping up to address the issue of waste with the help from Startup Unidos, Southwest Folklife Alliance and the University of Arizona...
02:52 2019-06-11

Nogales assisted living home owner indicted NOGALES – The owner of an assisted living facility has been indicted by an Arizona grand jury on charges of vulnerable adult abuse. Raul Lopez, the owner of La Paloma Home for the Aging, is now facing four counts of vulnerable adult abuse. Investigators say in February, 2018, a 90-year-old res...
02:00 2019-06-15

CBP seizes $90K worth of drugs at Nogales port of entry TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized more than 90 pounds of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl at the Port of Nogales over the past several days. Last Friday, Customs and Border Protection officers at the Mariposa Pedestrian Crossing stopped a pair of sisters aged 20 and 22 as ...
09:26 2019-06-13

Nogales-born, Tucson-raised Valdez stays unbeaten RENO –  Unbeaten WBO Featherweight champion Oscar Valdez knocked formerly unbeaten Jason Sanchez down in the 5th round and retained his title.  The Nogales-born, Tucson raised fighter moved to 25-0 with 10 knockouts.  Here’s more from Saturday’s sportscast: ...
08:13 2019-06-09

Nogales native & U of A high jumper makes NCAA All-American TULSA – University of Arizona high-jumper Karla Teran finished 5th in the NCAA Track and Field Championships in her specialty event.  The Nogales, Sonora native, just missed out on winning a medal, but still was named a track All American in the high jump. Here’s more from Saturday’...
08:13 2019-06-09

Border South review: slow train to US border purgatory Raúl Pastrana’s compassionate film rides with a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America, and a US researcher seeking traces of others who never made it Documentaries about migrants have become a thriving subgenre, thanks to an abundance of subjects crossing the globe. Rarely are they present...
22:00 2019-06-08

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked her if she was a citizen. Ten months later, when she says they asked the same thing on an Amtrak train in Syracuse, N.Y., she was mad. A border patr...
09:52 2019-06-06

Cocaine is on the rise in Europe, EU drug agency says LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction said in a report on Thursday that social media, the darknet and encryption are helping small g...
14:13 2019-06-06

UK PM candidate Gove admits taking cocaine Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
03:00 2019-06-08

Cocaine use on the rise in Europe thanks to social media LISBON, Portugal — The European Union agency that monitors illicit drug use says cocaine is becoming more widely available on the continent. The European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction said in a report on Thursday that social media, the darknet and encryption are helping small gangs...
21:39 2019-06-06

Walk the line: behind the story of Michael Gove's cocaine use Tory leadership hopeful revealed he had taken drug in mock-media interview for 2016 campaignIn the run-up to his 2016 campaign to be Tory leader, Michael Gove was being subjected to a mock media interview by his team, as they tried to anticipate what questions he could face from journalists. Related...
07:52 2019-06-10

‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell Made a Cool $70,000 on T-Shirts “Cocaine Mitch” is moving product. At $35 a pop, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign has sold more than 2,000 T-shirts referencing the derogatory, drug-themed nickname a former opponent once gave him. The $70,000-plus brought in by the “Cocaine Mitch...
18:39 2019-05-22

More than one-quarter of the gasoline sold in Colombia is used to make cocaine Colombia is investigating 33 gas stations — many in rural areas where criminal activity and cocaine production is present — for having suspiciously high demand for gasoline. As much as 70 million gallons, or 28%, of the 250 gallons of gas sold in Colombia in 2018 were used for cocaine pr...
00:01 2019-06-04

Michael Gove admits to taking cocaine on 'several occasions' Tory leadership candidate says he took the drug as a young journalist, adding ‘it was a mistake’Michael Gove has admitted to taking cocaine, joining fellow Tory leadership contenders in confessing to drug use.“I took drugs on several occasions at social events more than 20 years ago,” he told the Da...
14:26 2019-06-08

UK PM Candidate Admits Taking Cocaine, Says Has "Deep Regrets" Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
19:26 2019-06-08

Teacher dies after swallowing bag of cocaine in first-class lounge A teacher and mom of three died after swallowing a bag of cocaine at Manchester Airport rather than toss it in the trash before flying home after a vacation in the UK. Victoria Buchanan, 42, suffered a seizure in March when the baggie exploded in her stomach while she was waiting to board a Dubai-bo...
22:39 2019-06-04

Man dies on flight after reportedly ingesting 246 bags of cocaine A Japanese man on a flight from Mexico City to Japan died Friday after he reportedly ingested 246 bags of cocaine and began having seizures shortly after the flight departed. The flight made an emergency landing in Mexico’s Sonora state and the unidentified 42-year-old man died from a cerebral edema...
16:52 2019-05-28

A Man Died Mid-Flight After Swallowing Hundreds of Cocaine Packets A Japanese man who swallowed 246 packets of cocaine died while on a flight from Bogota to Tokyo on Friday, Agence France-Presse reports. Authorities identified the man only as 42-year-old Udo N in a social media post Monday. The incident prompted the Aeromexico flight to make an emergency landing in...
12:01 2019-05-28

Japanese man dies on plane with 246 cocaine wraps in stomach A man has died mid-flight after suffering convulsions triggered by a drugs overdose. He was on his way to Tokyo from Bogota; his plane was forced to make an emergency landing....
11:52 2019-05-28

International police operation captures cocaine in Atlantic LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese police say they have intercepted a Brazilian trawler in the Atlantic Ocean and found on board cocaine with a street value of more than 30 million euros ($34 million). Officials say the drug was heading to Europe, and that the seizure came after a joint operation wi...
11:39 2019-06-04

Japanese Man Dies Mid-Flight With Stomach Full Of Cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities said Monday in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency......
08:52 2019-05-28

| Japanese man dies mid-flight with stomach full of cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines has died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities say in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency landing....
08:26 2019-05-28

Man dies on Aeromexico flight after swallowing 246 packets of cocaine Japanese national flying from Bogota to Tokyo is declared dead from an overdoseA Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities have said in northern Mexico where the plane made an emergency landing.The 42-year-old ...
04:39 2019-05-28

Florida man tells deputy cocaine powder on nose, ‘not his’: police A Florida man who was riding passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over early Sunday told the officer that the cocaine powder on his nose didn’t belong to him, according to investigators....
09:39 2019-06-11

Mother dies after bag of cocaine explodes in her stomach, before boarding a flight A bag of cocaine reportedly explodes in a woman’s stomach before she boards a flight, leading to her death.        ...
21:39 2019-06-04

After Death on Airliner, Autopsy’s Grim Discovery: 246 Packs of Cocaine A man died en route to Japan from Colombia, after one of the packs of cocaine he had swallowed ruptured, said officials in Mexico, where the plane made an emergency landing....
19:39 2019-05-28

Man Traveling From Colombia Ingested 246 Bags Of Cocaine, Died Midflight The man, identified only as Udo N., 42, began suffering seizures Friday on the flight, prompting an emergency landing in Hermosillo, a city in Sonora, Mexico, authorities said....
06:39 2019-05-29

Narco-trafficking and petrol: a quarter of Colombia's fuel goes to make cocaine The country’s drug industry thrives despite a 2016 Farc deal which helped farmers substitute coca crops for legal alternativesThe Colombian jungle town of Riosucio sits on the banks of the Atrato river, not far from the border with Panama. With a population of some 20,000 people, the settlement is i...
15:00 2019-06-14

Spanish police bust crime ring that smuggled cocaine-laced plastic Police in Spain said they arrested 12 people on Wednesday in connection to a cocaine-smuggling ring that mixed the drug with industrial plastic pellets in a bid to avoid detection....
07:00 2019-05-31

Spanish police smash drug ring smuggling cocaine-infused plastic Police in Spain have arrested 12 members of a crime ring which smuggled cocaine-infused plastic products from Colombia before extracting the drug at three specialized laboratories....
18:00 2019-05-30

Mother-of-three teacher, 42, died after swallowing $75 bag of cocaine in first class lounge before flight to Dubai A mother-of-three accidentally killed herself when she swallowed a bag of cocaine in a first class airport lounge whilst waiting to fly home to Dubai....
16:00 2019-06-04

Florida man wearing ‘COKE’ t-shirt arrested for selling crack cocaine: police A Florida ex-convict was wearing a shirt emblazoned with the word “COKE” while selling crack cocaine to an undercover agent last week, an arrest affidavit said....
09:13 2019-06-12

10 dogs, more than 550 birds seized in animal fighting probe MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Officials say more than 550 birds and 10 dogs allegedly being kept for use in animal fighting have been rescued from properties in two Indiana counties. Search warrants were executed Thursday by the Indiana Gaming Commission in Morgan and Owen counties, located southwest of...
14:39 2019-05-24

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference delivered by Pyongyang's top envoy to the U.N....
18:13 2019-05-21

Mexico to auction off seized luxury goods to help poor MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador hasn’t just moved out of the luxurious president’s residence, he’s using it to auction off seized luxury goods to raise money for poor communities. López Obrador stayed in his middle-class condominium and turned the L...
02:39 2019-05-22

Mexico to auction Lamborghini, other seized assets to help poor Mexico's government will auction a Lamborghini, homes and other assets seized from gangsters and at least one former politician, officials said on Tuesday, part of a "Robin Hood" program to use millions of dollars in ill-gotten gains to aid the poor....
22:52 2019-05-21

Opponents of pipeline argue land was improperly seized GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Landowners in Ohio hope to convince a federal appeals court they were forced by a federal agency to sell their property to a pipeline builder sending large quantities of natural gas to Canada. At issue is the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s approval of a project allow...
14:13 2019-06-06

Freelance reporter wants police to return seized property A San Francisco reporter is demanding his property be returned after police raided his home to find the source of a leaked report into the death of the city's public defender....
19:26 2019-05-21

California reporter wants cops to return his seized property A San Francisco reporter is demanding his property be returned after police raided his home to find the source of a leaked report into the death of the city's public defender....
17:39 2019-05-21

Australian record 1.8 tons of crystal meth seized at port MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian officials say they have seized the nation’s largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment of almost 1.6 metric tons (1.8 tons) of the illicit drug hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok. Australian Border Force said in ...
07:00 2019-06-07

5 Explosives Planted By Maoists Seized By Security Forces In Chhattisgarh A major tragedy was averted when security forces recovered five powerful IEDs, planted by Maoists, in Chhattisgarh's Kondagaon district, police said Saturday....
12:26 2019-05-25

834 Star Tortoises, Meant For Smuggling To Bangladesh, Seized In Kolkata The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 834 Indian star tortoises meant for smuggling to Bangladesh, an official statement issued on Friday said....
15:52 2019-06-14

Ice cream trucks are being seized in NYC in ‘Operation Meltdown' It might be tough to find ice cream in NYC this summer. The city is seizing 46 ice cream trucks after operators of the trucks violated traffic laws.        ...
16:52 2019-06-06

Ice cream wars: Trucks seized for evading millions in fines New York City investigators have seized 46 ice cream trucks after their owner was accused of evading more than $4.5m (£3.55m) in fines since 2009....
05:26 2019-06-06

2 Terrorists Killed In Encounter in J&K's Kulgam, Cache Of Arms Seized Two terrorists were killed today in an encounter with security forces in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. A cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from the site....
10:39 2019-05-22

APNewsBreak: Ex-governor’s phone seized in Flint water probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Authorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials. Documents The Associated Press obtained through a public records request show the search wa...
21:52 2019-06-03

More than 150 pills of fentanyl seized at south side traffic stop TUCSON – Tucson Police Department seized a large amount of fentanyl and a stolen firearm during Wednesday traffic stop on the south side. According to officials, TPD conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Wednesday near Interstate 19 and Irvington Road. After further investigation, the respondi...
02:00 2019-06-15

The Latest: Dogs seized from breeder’s home nearing adoption MADISON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on nearly 200 dogs that were rescued from a former award-winning breeder’s home (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The New Jersey animal shelter where nearly 200 dogs were taken after being rescued from a former breeder’s home says the dogs are recovering well a...
01:13 2019-06-15

Michael Gove cocaine shame — Boris Johnson rival admits taking drugs: 'It was a mistake' TORY leadership hopeful Michael Gove has admitted taking cocaine on multiple occasions — but insists it shouldn't stop him from becoming Prime Minister....
04:26 2019-06-08

Heroin Worth 600 Crore Seized From Pak Fishing Vessel Off Gujarat Coast Heroin worth Rs 600 crore was seized from a Pakistani fishing vessel off the coast of Gujarat on Tuesday, the Indian Coast Guard said in a statement....
23:26 2019-05-21

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dogfighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dogfighting ring involving about 100 dogs.        ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Dozens of NYC ice cream trucks seized over multimillion-dollar ticket scam Freeze! More than 40 ice-cream trucks were seized by the city in Long Island City Wednesday over a multimillion-dollar ticket-avoidance scam. The trucks, most of which brandish the New York Ice Cream logo, racked up thousands of dollars each in unpaid citations over several years — but rather than p...
23:00 2019-06-05

North Korea warns U.S. over seized ship at rare U.N. news conference North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had violated its sovereignty in a move that could affect "future developments" between the countries....
19:39 2019-05-21

Bikers seek return of items seized in deadly Texas shootout An attorney for six men arrested in a 2015 shootout between rival biker gangs in Waco that left nine people dead and at least 20 injured is seeking the return of items seized from the nearly 200 bikers who were detained....
23:26 2019-06-06

| At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship The ambassador of North Korea to the United Nations has warned the United States that its "outrageous" seizure of a cargo ship could have consequences on the future of US-North Korean relations, as he reiterated a demand for the immediate return of the vessel....
10:39 2019-05-22

North Korea Warns US Over Seized Ship At Rare UN News Conference North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had violated its sovereignty in a move that could......
21:00 2019-05-21

Ex-Michigan governor's electronic devices seized in Flint water probe Michigan authorities investigating contamination of the city of Flint's water supply obtained a search warrant to seize former Governor Rick Snyder's cell phone and hard drive, according to court documents made public on Monday....
04:26 2019-06-04

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's phone seized in Flint water probe Authorities investigating Flint's water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials....
06:52 2019-06-04

Live turtles, snakes, crocs seized in bust of fashion crime ring Police in 22 countries have rescued thousands of live reptiles including turtles and crocodiles that traffickers intended to kill for use in fashion accessories such as wallets and handbags, Europol said on Monday....
18:00 2019-06-03

Steel Executive Seized in Spain in Mexican Corruption Case Tied to Pemex Spanish police arrested the chairman of a leading Mexican steelmaker on Tuesday as part of a widening probe into alleged bribery linked to the sale of a fertilizer plant by the steel firm to state-run oil giant Petróleos Mexicanos....
08:13 2019-05-29

"Return Treasures Seized From Golden Temple," Sukhbir Badal Tells Centre The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has demanded that the BJP-led government at the centre immediately hand over all the "treasures" allegedly seized from the Golden Temple in Amritsar during Operation......
20:13 2019-06-06

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
07:52 2019-06-03

Former Westchester exec ends fight to get back watch seized in bribery probe The feds have finalized seizure of former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s expensive Rolex Submariner watch, which was partially paid for by two former New York City political donors who were ultimately prosecuted for paying NYPD officers and other officials. According to court papers fil...
05:39 2019-06-12

Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe. The post Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:52 2019-06-03

California farmers furious over delayed payments for land seized in high-speed rail push Farmers up and down California’s Central Valley are up in arms over the state seizing their land to build its long-awaited high-speed railway and then failing to pay the hundreds of thousands of dollars owed them for years....
21:52 2019-06-14

UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors BERLIN (AP) — UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors. The post UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors appeared first on LEX18.com....
17:39 2019-05-25

'Operation meltdown': 46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin moving the legislation imminently after it was dropped from a ...
00:39 2019-06-12

N4T Investigators: Border Build – UPDATE TUCSON – We have an update on a story the News 4 Tucson Investigators broke earlier this year about a construction project right along the border in Santa Cruz County. Despite calls from several environmental groups to stop the project, it is now moving forward. That project, a bridge over the...
08:39 2019-05-31

U.S. man killed in shootout with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
13:39 2019-06-05

U.S. man killed in shoot out with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
12:13 2019-06-05

Thousands of migrants wait at the border The number of asylum-seeking Central American families crossing the southern border broke another record in April.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

GOP Ghoul on Children Dying at the Border: 'Fine!' Republicans have made it known just how they feel about migrant children being treated ruthlessly and dying at the border (hint: they do not care!!) but it’s still shocking to hear their dressed down, straightforward assholery....
19:39 2019-05-29

Section of Trump’s border wall to get new paint SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military troops this week will begin painting a stretch of fence as part of a deployment to secure the border. The government says the goal of painting the fence is to “improve the aesthetic appearance,” but believes the color will also make it easier to detect migrants ...
23:13 2019-06-06

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela's embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months....
18:13 2019-06-08

CPB announces 2 more adult migrant deaths at border U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced two more Central American migrant deaths, bringing the number of migrants who died at the southwestern border over the weekend to three....
05:13 2019-06-05

The Latest: Group of 116 Africans arrested at border The Latest on the large numbers of immigrants at the southern border(all times local): 6:40 p.m. Border officials in Texas say a group of 116 Africans was arrested Thursday after wading through the Rio Grande to enter the United States....
02:13 2019-06-01

US-Mexico border apprehensions soared to over 144K in May Apprehensions at the US border with Mexico soared to more than 144,000 in May — a 32% increase over the number of apprehensions in April as well as a huge increase over the 51,000 nabbed in May 2018. Customs and Border Protection statistics showed that the number of asylum seekers — most from Centra...
04:26 2019-06-06

Kim Kardashian keeps up with Tucson’s border activist case TUCSON –The trial continues Tuesday for the border activist detained in 2018 for allegedly harboring undocumented migrants in the U.S. Scott Warren, a volunteer with No More Deaths, is accused of conspiring to harbor and transport two Mexican nationals. Warren was arrested in 2018 when Border Patrol...
21:39 2019-06-04

U.S. holds out for more from Mexico in talks over tariffs, border Mexican and U.S. officials are set to resume talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with the United States resisting calls from its southern neighbor, businesses and some Republican lawmakers to ease up on a plan to impose import tariffs on Mexico....
19:13 2019-06-06

Agency says man killed at US border was smuggling Chinese SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old U.S. citizen who died in a shootout with border inspectors in San Diego was bringing two Chinese men into the country illegally. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Wednesday that the man fired at officers several times after refusing to pull aside ...
01:52 2019-06-06

New UK leader must still fix Irish border after Brexit: EU's Barnier Any new British prime minister will still face the problem of what to do about the Irish border when Britain leaves the European Union, the EU's Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said on Friday....
18:13 2019-06-07

Migrant detentions at border in May highest since 2007 The U.S. Border Patrol's apprehensions of migrants at the border with Mexico hit their highest level in more than a decade in May and officials warned they don't have the money and resources to care for the surge of parents and children entering the country....
00:39 2019-06-06

Gunfire at California-Mexico border crossing A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting at California's border with Mexico on Monday night. No injuries were immediately reported. San Diego police say the shooting happened in a secondary vehicle inspection area. (June 4)        ...
11:52 2019-06-04

Mexico to deploy 6,000 troops to border with Guatemala The Mexican government will deploy 6,000 troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday — members of a billion-dollar force originally set up to combat drug-trafficking cartels — as part of a series of “unprecedented steps” meant to stem the massive influx of migrants to the US, the State De...
03:26 2019-06-09

Shooting erupts at California-Mexico border crossing SAN DIEGO — A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent has been involved in a shooting at California’s border with Mexico but there’s no word on whether anyone was injured. San Diego police say the shooting took place Monday night in a secondary vehicle inspection area near the San Ysidro Po...
08:52 2019-06-04

Deliberations to resume in trial of Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally. The jury received the case Friday in U.S. District Court in Tucson before breaking for the weekend. Scott Warren is a voluntee...
00:52 2019-06-11

Images of Travelers Stolen in Cyberattack on Border Agency The government said tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates had been hacked after they were transferred without authorization by a subcontractor....
01:52 2019-06-11

Trump will make 'dramatic' statement about border this week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will make a "dramatic" statement about the country's southern border with Mexico either later on Thursday or on Friday....
15:52 2019-05-30

Jury deliberations to continue in trial of border activist TUCSON – After about eleven and a half hours of deliberation, a jury in federal court said they were unable to reach a verdict in the trial of border activist Scott Warren. The jury indicated they were unable to agree on a verdict for all three charges Warren is facing, but the judge instructe...
05:26 2019-06-11

Temporary border processing facility coming To Arizona YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have confirmed that a temporary processing facility will be constructed in Yuma, Arizona, following an influx of migrants being apprehended in the sector. Officials plan to have the facility up and running within the next 30 day...
06:52 2019-05-30

Border Patrol canine sniffs out meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – A Phoenix woman is facing drug trafficking charges, after federal authorities say they found nearly 100 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in her car. U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped the woman late last Saturday at the I-19 Immigration Checkpoint near Tubac. Agents say a Border Patrol...
06:52 2019-05-30

| WATCH: Gunfire at California-Mexico border crossing A US Customs and Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting at California's border with Mexico. No injuries were immediately reported. San Diego police say the shooting happened in a secondary vehicle inspection area....
14:52 2019-06-04

Second migrant in a week dies after being taken into custody by Border Patrol A Honduran woman died Monday after being taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents in south central Texas, marking the seventh such death since the fiscal year started in October and the second this week....
16:26 2019-06-04

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of his trial....
05:01 2019-05-30

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda. Doctors, aid workers and the government have been unable to contain the virus in the Democratic Repu...
01:52 2019-06-15

The Latest: Border activist who helped migrants now on trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in Arizona (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A lawyer for a border activist being tried in Tucson for helping two migrants with water, food and lodging says prosecutors must prove his client int...
04:00 2019-05-30

UK PM candidate Javid offers to pay for Brexit border solution Sajid Javid, a candidate to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Sunday he would offer to cover the cost of finding a post-Brexit border solution with Ireland - something he said would unlock fresh negotiations with the European Union....
13:39 2019-06-09

Here's to bandit country: the Irish border, writing's new frontier Once overshadowed by Dublin and Belfast, the border regions are finally being recognised for inspiring some of Ireland’s best writing – and it’s not all about BrexitAsk anyone where they think about when they think about Irish writing and they’ll probably say Dublin or Belfast. When it comes to writ...
09:52 2019-06-11

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border WASHINGTON (AP) — Top officials from the U.S. and Mexico will begin talks in a scramble to fend off President Donald Trump’s threat of devastating tariffs on the southern ally and meet his demand for fewer migrants at the border. Trump is heading to London for a long-planned overseas trip, lea...
08:52 2019-06-03

Police: 4 found dead in waterway near US-Mexico border EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities in Texas say four men have been found dead in an irrigation canal that funnels water from the Rio Grande to farmers in southern New Mexico and west Texas. Police in El Paso, Texas, say three were found dead by Border Patrol agents in a tunnel adjoining a section of ...
03:26 2019-06-11

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an internal Department of Homeland Security watchdog found. The El Paso Del Norte Processing Center in West Texas had packed 900 people into a building mea...
16:26 2019-06-01

‘Dangerous’ migrant overcrowding at El Paso border facility EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An inspection at an El Paso Border Patrol station where detained migrants are held found this month that there were 900 people crammed into the 125-person facility at one point. The Office of Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security found “dangerous overc...
21:00 2019-05-31

With border deployment, Mexico’s new national guard gets its first big mission The new force, created by President Andrés Manual López Obrador to ensure public safety, is being diverted to Mexico’s southern border after Trump’s tariff threats....
20:39 2019-06-10

Border Patrol agents rescue seven migrants near Yuma YUMA – The high temperatures over the past two days have been taking their toll on undocumented migrants in far southwest Arizona. U.S. Border Patrol agents have been called out to rescue at least seven migrants who were in distress in three separate incidents. On Sunday afternoon, agents got ...
02:52 2019-06-11

A German border town’s Left government and AfD voters Frankurt (Oder) picked a Left mayor in 2018. In the EU elections, however, the voters went the opposite direction, opting for the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Why? DW’s Marcel Fürstenau went to find out....
08:00 2019-05-31

Border Patrol says it found largest-ever migrant group A group of 1,036 migrants that crossed the border illegally into El Paso, Texas, is the largest the Border Patrol has ever encountered, the agency said Thursday. (May 31)        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

US vows tariffs on Mexico until it stops border crossings Donald Trump's vaunted new trade deal with Mexico and Canada awaits ratification, however he now wants to impose tariffs. He has warned he will steadily jack up tariffs unless Mexico can stop border crossings....
08:00 2019-05-31

US says border wall will ‘avoid’ historic Texas cemetery HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government says it won’t build President Donald Trump’s border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumation of graves. U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a statement Monday saying it would “avoid” the Eli Jacks...
20:39 2019-06-03

Thousands pour into Colombia as Venezuela reopens border Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months...
05:39 2019-06-09

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four-month blockade Venezuelans have joined long lines to cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shut the border in February to keep out foreign aid he said was unneeded....
23:39 2019-06-08

Border Patrol: Group of 1,036 migrants is largest ever found EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a group of more than 1,000 migrants crossed the border illegally in El Paso, Texas, the largest it has ever encountered. President Donald Trump on Thursday shared a video on Twitter that shows the group going underneath a chain-link fence, where Border Patrol ag...
02:00 2019-05-31

US border center scrutinized after teen found with preemie A U.S. border patrol facility in Texas came under new scrutiny Saturday after a teenage mother was found there with a premature baby. Immigrant advocates expected the facility in the U.S.-Mexico border city of McAllen to allow doctors inside to conduct health assessments, but it was not immediately ...
01:52 2019-06-16

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families that has strained cities along the southern U.S. border for months is now being felt in cities far from Mexico. Immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgrounds, while local authorities struggle to keep up with the influx. U.S. i...
21:26 2019-05-23

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds to address a migrant surge at the border that President Donald Trump had requested....
23:26 2019-05-23

The Latest: Jury gets case at trial of border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on closing arguments at the trial of an Arizona border activist accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally (all times local): 1 p.m. Jurors have started deliberating at the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who c...
23:01 2019-06-07

Trump Appoints Fierce Loyalist to Top Border Post The appointment of Thomas D. Homan to oversee border policy is likely to undercut the homeland security secretary’s traditional role as the top official responsible for border security....
20:13 2019-06-14

Guatemalan teenage boy dies in U.S. Border Patrol custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in U.S. Border Patrol custody in Texas, U.S. officials said, making him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border since December....
07:26 2019-05-24

Trump eyes former immigration official as his border czar WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s planning to name a former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement as a border czar who’ll report directly to him. Trump tells “Fox & Friends” that Tom Homan will “probably” work from the White House...
16:39 2019-06-14

Advocates want $100 million for woman killed by U.S. border agent HOUSTON — Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year. The legal claim on behalf of Claudia Patricia Gómez González was filed one year after she died. It comes as the U.S...
23:39 2019-05-24

Trump says Irish border Brexit 'wall' will work out well The US president said he didn't think there'd be any problem with the border "wall" in Ireland. He was quickly corrected by his Irish host, who said any such barrier was the last thing the country needed....
06:26 2019-06-06

Hispanics stick with Trump despite tough border stance President Trump is poised to launch his 2020 reelection as popular with Hispanic voters as other Republicans, bucking predictions that provocative nationalist rhetoric and hard-line border policies would crater his support with this critical bloc....
14:52 2019-06-14

Body of child believed to be from India found at US border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a child believed to be a 7-year-old girl from India has been found near the Arizona-Mexico border. They say the body was discovered Wednesday morning by Border Patrol agents about 17 miles (27 kilometers) west of Lukeville. The girl reportedly had bee...
03:00 2019-06-14

Trump Pressures Mexico as Second Day of Border Talks Begin President Trump said that progress was being made in border-security talks between Mexican and U.S. officials, but said Mexico must “step up to the plate” if it wants to head off tariffs planned for next week....
17:13 2019-06-06

Senators propose legislation to protect your phone at the border For years, US border agents have been demanding access to digital devices as people pass into and out of the country. The practice has raised red flags and lawsuits, and the number of searches has spiked under the Trump Administration. Last month, th......
18:26 2019-05-23

Senior UK Brexit border preparation official leaves her job The British official who was in charge of Brexit border preparations, Karen Wheeler, has left her job, Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs said on Thursday....
20:00 2019-06-06

Closing arguments to be held in border activist’s trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Attorneys are scheduled to deliver closing statements on Friday in the criminal trial against a humanitarian aid volunteer who says he was fulfilling his duty to help others when he encountered two migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border. The trial against 36-year-old Scott Daniel ...
07:00 2019-06-07

ISIS plotted to send terrorists through US-Mexico border ISIS plotted to smuggle English-speaking terrorists through the Mexican border to carry out a financial attack that would “cripple” the US economy, according to a new report. Details of the terror group’s failed plan to exploit the southern border emerged in a confession last month from one recruit,...
15:13 2019-06-07

Fifth migrant child dies after being detained by US border patrol Sixteen-year-old Guatemalan was detained in Texas on 13 May and found unresponsive on Monday, Customs and Border Protection saidThe US government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died on Monday at a border patrol station in south Texas, the fifth death of a migrant child since December.US Customs and B...
15:26 2019-05-21

Bomb kills Kenyan policemen near Somali border A roadside bomb hit a police vehicle patrolling near Kenya's border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 officers inside, a police spokesman said....
19:13 2019-06-15

Nearly 1,000 migrants detained by Yuma Border Patrol this weekend TUCSON – Nearly 1,000 undocumented immigrants were taken into custody after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents spotted the group attempting to enter the United States illegally this weekend. According to officials, the group of more than 900 people primarily from Central America surrendered them...
16:52 2019-05-21

EU border guards start Albania migration watch The European Union's Frontex border agency deployed on Tuesday for the first time outside the EU, setting up on Albania's border with Greece to help fight illegal migration and crime....
17:39 2019-05-21

Congress joins debate over sending TSA employees to border WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are clashing over the Trump administration’s move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border. The TSA is asking federal air marshals, airport screeners and others to volunteer to support a buildup of federal agents...
21:01 2019-05-21

Feds apprehend over 1,000 asylum seekers at Texas border More than 1,000 migrants were taken into custody after illegally crossing the border near El Paso, Texas, early Wednesday, according to a new report. The group of 1,036 was the largest encountered by the Border Patrol, topping the previous record of 424 was set last month, NBC News reported Thursday...
01:00 2019-05-31

Deported child molester caught crossing the border EL PASO – A previously deported child molester was arrested as he tried to cross the border near El Paso, Texas on Saturday. 42-year-old Julianito De Jesus Diaz from El Salvador was attempting to enter the US with a group of migrants he was apprehended by Border Patrol Agents. Record check...
00:26 2019-05-23

Border Patrol arrests two women on smuggling charges YUMA – Federal authorities say two women have been arrested, after they were caught with nearly 90 pounds of methamphetamine hidden inside their SUV. Border Patrol agents from the Yuma Sector stopped the pair Tuesday afternoon at the Interstate 8 Immigration Checkpoint. Investigators say the a...
00:26 2019-05-23

Second Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border KAMPALA, Uganda — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have prompted a World Health Organization expert committee to ...
11:52 2019-06-13

Border Agency Cyberattack Likely Exposed Traveler Photos A federal subcontractor working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection suffered a cyberattack that likely compromised tens of thousands of photos of travelers’ faces and their vehicles’ license plates....
12:13 2019-06-11

Venezuela reopens Tachira border post with Colombia Four months ago Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border post during a dispute over humanitarian aid deliveries. It is not clear whether crucial border bridges will be unblocked....
20:39 2019-06-08

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat back home. That isn’t how things worked out....
13:39 2019-05-29

After 4 Months, Venezuela Reopens Border Crossing With Colombia CÚCUTA, Colombia — Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months. Long lines of Venezuelans stood at two international bridges near the city of Cúcuta on Saturd...
18:00 2019-06-08

Jury deadlocks on charges against Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal jury couldn’t reach a verdict against a border activist charged with conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants in a trial that has drawn attention to humanitarian workers who help people in the U.S. illegally. Jurors said Tuesday that they were deadlocked in Sc...
23:26 2019-06-11

The GoFundMe Border Wall Is the Quintessential Trump-Era Grift In 2012, historian Rick Perlstein wrote a piece of essential reading for understanding modern conservatism, titled “The Long Con” and published by the Baffler. It ties the right’s penchant for absurd and obvious grifts to the conservative mind’s particular vulnerability to fear and lies:...
17:39 2019-05-28

Supreme Court will take 2nd look at cross-border shooting case The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead by a border agent from across the border can sue the officer for damages....
21:13 2019-05-28

Pope says he would confront Trump directly on border wall Pope Francis said he was willing to tell U.S. President Donald Trump in person that it is wrong to build border walls and appeared to warn him not to resume a policy of separating families....
01:00 2019-05-29

Trump likens Irish border to wall between US and Mexico Leo Varadkar tells US president Ireland wishes to avoid border or wall after BrexitD-day veterans and world leaders take part in emotional ceremonyDonald Trump has started his visit to Ireland by comparing its post-Brexit border with Northern Ireland to the US border with Mexico, along which he want...
20:13 2019-06-05

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it’s willing to engage in U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon to resolve a border dispute over a sliver of the Mediterranean Sea seen as rich with energy resources. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said he met Monday with U.S. envoy David Satterfield, who has shuttled b...
19:00 2019-05-27

Israel open to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on sea border Israel voiced openness on Monday to U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon on resolving a dispute over the neighbors' maritime border that has dogged Mediterranean oil and gas exploration....
13:52 2019-05-27

The Latest: Rwanda tightens border surveillance for Ebola KASINDI, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Africa (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Rwanda’s government says it is tightening border surveillance after the deadly Ebola outbreak crossed the frontier from eastern Congo into Uganda. Rwanda borders both countries. The state-backed newsp...
16:52 2019-06-12

Trial against border activist who helped migrants begins TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jury selection has begun in a federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in a case that advocates say is a politically-motivated. Scott Daniel Warren was arrested in 2018 when Border Patrol agents found him at a property used to provide aid to immigr...
21:13 2019-05-29

Two men rescued by Border Patrol in Tucson mountain range TUCSON – A man was airlifted and rescued by Border Patrol after he was found unconscious with a group of undocumented immigrants in a desert mountain range west of Tucson late Tuesday night. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol agents located a group of 18 people afte...
09:52 2019-06-08

U.S., Mexico Officials Hold Talks on Border Dispute The White House will host talks Wednesday with a delegation from Mexico, which is trying to avoid tariffs threatened on roughly $350 billion a year of Mexican imports amid a dispute over border security....
16:26 2019-06-05

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and grandmother tested positive for the disease that has killed nearly 1,400 people in Congo....
01:39 2019-06-13

U.S.-Mexico Border Negotiations Continue Amid Signs of Progress Negotiators for the U.S. and Mexico prepared for a third day of meetings to build on the new momentum in their border-security talks, as the clock wound down ahead of threatened sanctions on Mexican imports....
16:52 2019-06-07

ISIS plotted to send westerners to U.S through Mexico border: report The notion of terrorists infiltrating the United States either through the burgeoning migrant flows from Mexico, or via porous smuggling routes, has long been a cause for concern – and the harbinger of political debate – among U.S. officials. But a new report sheds light on a new ISIS plot exploitin...
20:13 2019-06-06

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an official said....
02:26 2019-06-06

Department of Homeland Security members visit Southwest border BISBEE, Ariz. – A roundtable discussion was this week, bringing together law enforcement representatives from various national organization to get an overview of different challenges and issues faced by border sheriffs. The Department of Homeland Security Southwest Border Visit and Tour started Sund...
18:52 2019-06-05

Pelosi needs to address 'invasion' at border, Congress' inaction 'shameful', GOP Rep. says Rep. John Rose, R-Tenn., criticized House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Saturday over Congress' "shameful" inaction on immigration reform and warned about an "invasion" at the southern border....
21:39 2019-06-08

Why a Texas boy says he raised $22,000 for GoFundMe border wall by selling hot chocolate The wall is more than 20 feet tall and goes up a 300-foot incline over mountainous terrain. It also extends 7 feet into the ground.        ...
10:52 2019-06-05

Troops will paint border fence to improve ‘aesthetic appearance’ Active-duty US troops are set to begin painting a year-old stretch of fencing on the Mexican border to “improve the aesthetic appearance” — at the same time tens of thousands of asylum seekers are overwhelming border facilities and personnel. Border Patrol spokesman Carlos Pitones said troops on Fri...
00:26 2019-06-07

Border agent saves migrant mother, son from Texas bee attack _____ BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas is credited with saving a migrant woman and her young son who were attacked and covered by thousands of bees. The agency said in a statement Friday that the agent was patrolling the Rio Grande in Brownsville, in southernmost Texas, ...
20:13 2019-06-08

Venezuela partially opens border with Colombia that was shut in February Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday announced a partial opening of the country's border with Colombia, which his government closed in February as opposition leaders prepared an ultimately failed effort to bring aid into the country....
06:26 2019-06-08

Migrant arrests by US border patrol hit highest level since 2007 Agents detain 132,887 people at Mexico border in MaySurge boosted by Central American families and childrenThe US border patrol’s arrests of migrants at the border with Mexico hit their highest level in more than a decade in May and officials warned they lack money and resources to care for the surg...
02:52 2019-06-06

U.S. border agents kill American in gunfight at U.S.-Mexico crossing U.S. border agents shot and killed an 23-year-old American man who pulled out a gun and started shooting while trying to drive a truck through a U.S.-Mexican border inspection point at San Diego, police said on Tuesday....
20:00 2019-06-04

House Republican leader says best outcome is for Mexico to help on border crisis U.S. House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy said on Tuesday he thinks a solution will be worked out to avoid punitive tariffs on Mexican goods as he sidestepped a question on whether Republican lawmakers would seek to block President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs....
17:26 2019-06-04

Thousands of Venezuelans cross into Colombia after Maduro reopens border With the reopening, a flood of people seized on the opportunity to enter into the neighbouring country and secure items that are all but unattainable in Venezuela....
01:52 2019-06-09

400 Central American migrants cross into Mexico, aim to reach U.S. border The border crossing comes after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on Mexican imports unless Mexico does more to stop the passage of migrants through its territory....
23:26 2019-06-04

Israel expects U.S.-mediated Lebanese sea border talks in weeks Israel expects to launch U.S.-mediated talks within weeks with Lebanon on setting their maritime border, a senior Israeli official said on Tuesday, naming a U.N. peacekeeper compound in southern Lebanon as a possible venue....
17:26 2019-06-04

Bunker Built At Government School Near J&K Border For Children's Safety As part of the government's initiative to provide bunkers for civilians near border areas, a government school in Kalsian area of the district has got a bunker which can be used for running classes......
08:00 2019-06-05

Agents shoot, kill man at California-Mexico border crossing SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents shot and killed a man who refused to stop at California’s border with Mexico. San Diego police say the shooting took place Monday night in a secondary vehicle inspection area near the San Ysidro Port of Entry. Police say the suspect’...
14:52 2019-06-04

On Trump’s Ireland Visit, Talk of Brexit and Border Walls President Trump predicted that Brexit would be good for Ireland “with your wall, your border.” Ireland’s prime minister replied that the country wanted to avoid “a wall or border” with Britain....
01:52 2019-06-06

Father of dead 8-month-old girl surrenders at Mexico border SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The father of a baby girl who was found dead outside a Los Angeles-area mortuary had fled to Mexico but surrendered to FBI agents Monday. Alexander Echeverria, 22, of South Sacramento was accompanied by his lawyer when he surrendered at about noon at a border crossing near San D...
08:52 2019-06-04

U.S. Supreme Court takes up Mexican border shooting dispute The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot while on Mexican soil by a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired from across the border in Texas can pursue a civil rights lawsuit in American courts....
18:13 2019-05-28

The Company That Makes the U.S. Border's License Plate Scanners Has Been Hacked Perceptics, the firm that bills itself as “the sole provider of stationary LPRs” (license plate readers) at border crossing lanes for privately owned vehicles in the U.S., has been hacked. Tens of thousands of its internal files are now reportedly floating around the dark web for anyone to download....
22:26 2019-05-24

Bi-national operation targets smugglers south of U.S.-Mexico border TUCSON – U.S. and Mexican authorities say they seized narcotics, assault weapons, and communication equipment during a four-day bi-national operation last weekend. Customs and Border Protection says 19 smugglers , including a six Honduran nationals with ties to criminal organizations, were tak...
23:39 2019-05-24

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall A federal judge blocked on Friday President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency....
04:39 2019-05-25

Body of 7-year-old dropped off by smugglers near Arizona-Mexico border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a child believed to be a 7-year-old girl from India has been found near the Arizona-Mexico border. They say the body was discovered Wednesday morning by Border Patrol agents about 17 miles (27 kilometers) west of Lukeville. The girl reportedly had bee...
06:00 2019-06-14

Irregular crossings part of life at Mexico’s southern border Irregular crossings between Guatemala and Mexico are part of daily life along the porous border, and locals fear a planned deployment of Mexican troops could disrupt that while doing little to stop migrants who are trying to reach the U.S....
06:00 2019-06-14

Pak Extends Airspace Ban Along Its Eastern Border With India Till June 28 Pakistan on Thursday extended its airspace ban along its eastern border with India for the third time till June 28, according to a notice issued by the country's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)....
22:39 2019-06-13

US judge halts Donald Trump's border wall plans US President Trump hopes to use an emergency declaration to redirect defense money in order to fund a border wall with Mexico. The latest court order may prove a setback on one of his highest priorities....
12:00 2019-05-25

DPS releases statement on deadly shooting in Mexico border state TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Public Safety released a statement Wednesday in reference to the shootout near the Arizona-Mexico border that left 10 people dead Monday. According to Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, the first gunbattle took place in Agua Prieta near the border from th...
09:26 2019-06-13

Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the administration’s efforts to redirect...
17:00 2019-05-25

A 5-Year-Old Boy Is the First to Die of Ebola in Uganda as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border (KASINDI, Congo) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while two more people in Uganda tested positive for the highly contagious disease that has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo. The boy, part of a Congolese family wh...
16:26 2019-06-12

Border Patrol struggles with migrant surge, lacks strategy A continuing migrant surge on the southern border has overwhelmed detention facilities and left Border Patrol scrambling to devise strategies about how to release asylum seekers....
09:52 2019-05-28

Arizona border activist trial ends in hung jury TUCSON – A final verdict could not be reached for a man accused of harboring and conspiring to transport undocumented immigrants Tuesday afternoon –resulting in a hung jury. BREAKING: Hung jury in the trial of No More Deaths volunteer Dr. Scott Warren. Right now it’s unclear if the government inten...
01:52 2019-06-12

New border czar: All illegal immigrants 'should be worried, no population off the table' President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s first-ever “border czar” is a longtime former cop and immigration official who takes a hard line on illegal crossings....
16:13 2019-06-14

Border Patrol Kept Teen Mother and Her Premature Baby in Cages Here’s another heartbreaking story about the inhumane conditions currently being faced by immigrants on the U.S.-Mexico border. Like the rest, it is not for the faint of heart....
17:52 2019-06-14

Venezuelan migrants face tougher border policy in Peru Peru is the latest South American country to tighten its border policy for Venezuelans as a migration crisis continues. Migrants desperately tried to cross the border before the deadline....
15:52 2019-06-15

Hundreds of migrants surrender in Tucson sector after crossing border Tucson- A group of more than 200 migrants surrendered to Tucson sector Border Patrol agents west of Lukeville early Sunday morning. Customs And Border Protection tweeted photos of the large group just as they crossed over the border. The images appear to show the group is made up mostly of families ...
16:52 2019-05-21

With shelters at 'max' California border agents drop migrants at bus station A surge in migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has pushed immigration detention facilities in California to capacity, forcing U.S. Border Patrol to release many at bus stations in the state for the first time, the agency said on Monday....
17:13 2019-05-21

U.S. Border agent accused of calling migrants 'savages' before knocking one over A U.S. Border Patrol agent had called migrants "subhuman" and "savages" in text messages weeks before he knocked over a migrant with a pickup truck, according to federal court documents....
17:13 2019-05-21

Trump administration considers tapping U.S. TSA funds for border: source The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering tapping more than $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund operations on the U.S.-Mexico border if Congress fails to approve additional funding, a person briefed on the matter said....
21:39 2019-05-21

Syrians displaced in the northwest call on Turkey to open border Camped on the Turkish border to escape bombardment by Russian and Syrian government forces, many displaced Syrians are angry and frustrated that Turkey has not done more to protect them from the bombs or let them cross the frontier to safety....
17:13 2019-05-22

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight, as one of the hitherto most welcoming destinations for the migrants in South America closes another door to them....
23:00 2019-06-14

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi drone in border province Saudi Arabia's air defense forces in the southern border province of Najran intercepted a drone fired by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthis, the kingdom's Washington embassy said in a statement on Wednesday....
00:39 2019-05-23

Infectious diseases a rising threat among migrants at southern border Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could spread among migrants clustered just south of the U.S.-Mexico border if the immigration crisis isn't settled soon, says a former top Department of Homeland Security officials....
19:39 2019-05-23

Judge weighs court's role in dispute over border wall A federal judge is weighing whether courts should intervene in a political dispute between Congress and President Donald Trump over funding the border wall....
21:39 2019-05-23

Border Patrol locates missing mother, daughter from India TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the U.S. Border Patrol has located a mother and 8-year-old daughter from India who had been with a 7-year-old daughter whose body was found in the Arizona desert near the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday in a statement that the m...
20:39 2019-06-14

Trump names former ICE chief Thomas Homan as ‘border czar’ President Trump on Friday announced that Thomas Homan, the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, will return to his administration as the new “border czar.” “He’ll be a border czar. He’ll be reporting directly to me,” the president said in an interview on “Fox & ...
19:13 2019-06-14

Senate will try to advance Trump's border funding request next week The Senate next week will try to advance President Trump’s emergency spending request to deal with the massive surge in illegal immigration on the Texas border....
22:26 2019-06-11

Mexico to ramp up southern border infrastructure to tackle migration Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to make a success of a deal struck last week with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday....
18:26 2019-06-11

It's business as usual at Mexico's southern border despite Trump deal On Saturday, at the busiest crossing point along Mexico's porous southern border with Guatemala, evidence of Mexico's promised crackdown on waves of new arrivals trying to reach the United States was nowhere to be seen....
18:00 2019-06-09

Israeli forces kill Palestinian trying to cross border: officials Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager who was trying to climb a security fence and cross into Israel from the occupied West Bank on Friday, an Israeli official and Palestinian witnesses said....
13:26 2019-05-31

| Trump says record group of 1 036 migrants caught at Mexico border US President Donald Trump said that Border Patrol agents had apprehended the largest single group ever of undocumented immigrants, as he prepared what he said would be tough new measures to halt border crossers....
15:26 2019-05-31

Supreme Court to decide what happens when a U.S. border agent shoots someone on the other side There is established Supreme Court precedent that a law enforcement official can be sued for damages if they violate a person’s constitutional rights, but what if the person suing is not an American and was in another country when they were harmed?...
13:26 2019-06-01

Sarah Sanders: Mexico needs to 'step up and do more' to assist in the border crisis White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has defended President Trump's decision to abruptly increase tariffs against Mexico amid the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border....
18:13 2019-05-31

Government watchdog finds 'dangerous overcrowding' at U.S. border facility The internal watchdog for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has urged officials to take immediate steps to alleviate "dangerous overcrowding" after it found some adult detainees being held in "standing-room-only conditions" for days or weeks at a border patrol facility in Texas....
03:13 2019-06-01

Mexico eyes steps to cut immigrant flows to U.S. border, official says Mexico wants to sharpen existing measures in its bid to narrow a flood of Central American migrants to the U.S. border, a top Mexican official said on Friday, ahead of planned meetings in Washington over tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump....
07:26 2019-06-01

US Customs and Border Protection target of ‘malicious cyber attack’ US Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that images obtained by the agency — including photos of license plate and travelers — have been compromised in a “malicious cyber attack.” The cyber breach took place on the network of a federal contractor and was criticized by civil right...
02:13 2019-06-11

Hackers Stole U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Traveler Photos License plate images and photos of individuals who traveled in and out of the United States were taken in a malicious hack impacting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), according to a report in the Washington Post. The agency learned last month about the breach, which took place thanks to a ha...
01:39 2019-06-11

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers were taken in a data breach CBP says photos of travelers have been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber-attack,” raising concerns over how expanding surveillance efforts could imperil privacy....
00:52 2019-06-11

Mulvaney: Mexico tariffs a response to 'extraordinary circumstances' at the border Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said that the president’s move to impose tariffs on Mexico stemmed from “extraordinary circumstances” at the border, where Central Americans who have traversed Mexico are flooding into the United States....
22:00 2019-06-02

Banks to Use Bitcoin-Like Token to Settle Cross-Border Trades A group of financial firms led by UBS plans to start using a bitcoin-like token to settle cross-border trades, one of the biggest developments yet in the effort to make use of nascent blockchain technology....
14:39 2019-06-03

Mexico's Border Pact Bought Time on U.S. Asylum Demand Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said the border agreement it struck to avert U.S. tariffs bought Mexico time to show that it can reduce the flood of Central America migrants arriving at the U.S. border....
22:26 2019-06-10

Judge rejects Congress’ challenge of border wall funding WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn’t have authority to sue over the president&...
01:52 2019-06-04

Judge rejects Congress' challenge of border wall funding A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico....
04:01 2019-06-04

Homeland Security secretary: Mexico’s guard border deployment is ‘new’ The acting secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday heralded Mexico’s decision to send thousands of its national guard troops to the Guatemalan border as a new development, disputing a report that said the concession that averted new tariffs had been agreed upon months ago. “All of it is...
02:52 2019-06-10

Judge orders jury to deliberate more in border activist case TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal judge in Tucson has ordered a jury to continue deliberations in the trial against an Arizona border activist charged with harboring immigrants who are in the country illegally. The jury told the court Monday afternoon that it couldn’t come to a consensus on the t...
06:52 2019-06-11

Border Patrol encounters largest-ever group of migrants near El Paso The group of more than 1,000 migrants was the largest ever and part of a trend by criminal smuggling organizations, according to the Border Patrol.        ...
05:13 2019-05-31

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authorities said....
17:39 2019-05-22

Pakistan Extends Airspace Ban On Indian Border Till June 14 Pakistan airspace on its border with India will remain closed till June 14, a spokesperson for Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority told news agency Reuters today....
14:00 2019-05-29

Pakistan extends airspace closure on Indian border to June 14 Pakistani airspace on its eastern border with India will remain closed until June 14, a civil aviation official said on Wednesday, the latest extension months after a standoff between the arch rivals....
12:52 2019-05-29

Motion denied to dismiss indictment of Arizona border activist TUCSON – The motion to dismiss the indictment of an activist arrested for allegedly harboring migrants who crossed the southern border was denied by a judge last week. Back in January 2018, Scott Daniel Warren was taken into custody after federal agents observed the “No More Deaths”...
07:13 2019-05-29

Border Wall on Private Land in New Mexico Fuels Backlash A group that pushes for stricter border control is spending $6 million to construct less than a mile of border fencing on private land in southern New Mexico....
07:13 2019-05-29

Visa looks to speed up cross-border payments with new network launch Visa Inc has launched a new network to help financial institutions process cross-border payments globally on behalf of corporate clients faster and at a lower operational cost, it said on Tuesday....
13:39 2019-06-11

Hackers steal 100,000 traveler photos from border patrol database US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials on Monday said that one of its subcontractors had been breached in a “malicious cyberattack,” exposing images of travelers coming in and out of the country. Less than 100,000 people had their information compromised by the attack, according to a law e...
10:00 2019-06-11

Graduate meets dad on border bridge after he couldn’t attend ceremony As she looked around the room during her graduation ceremony last Friday, a Texas high school graduate knew one person was missing from the room: her father. Sarai Ruiz, 18, watched as families, including her own mother, proudly stood before her graduating class at Hector J. Garcia Early College Hig...
18:13 2019-05-30

ICE seeks DNA tests to weed out 'fraudulent' family claims at border Immigration and Customs Enforcement put out a call seeking help implementing a rapid DNA test for migrants trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border to verify familial relationships....
03:00 2019-05-30

Tom Homan says he initially declined border czar role, wasn't 'structured right' Former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Tom Homan indicated on Saturday that Trump's announcement was "kind of premature" and that while he was open to working with President Trump's administration, he initially declined to take the "border czar" role because it wasn't "stru...
19:52 2019-06-15

Mexico sends 6,000 National Guardsmen to control migrants at Guatemalan border As Mexico negotiates a tariff deal with its northern neighbor, the National Guard has been sent to stem the flow of migrants coming from Central America. The US is pressing for changes in asylum law....
10:26 2019-06-07

Massive Ebola outbreak spreads across DRC border, infected 5-year-old in Uganda Enlarge / Health workers carry a coffin containing a victim of Ebola virus on May 16, 2019, in Butembo, DRC, a city at the epicenter of the Ebola crisis. (credit: Getty | John Wessels) Health officials in Uganda have confirmed the country’s first case of Ebola stemming from a massive outbreak that...
23:26 2019-06-11

US and Mexico working on plan to stop migrants at Guatemala border: report US and Mexican officials are floating a plan to deploy thousands of Mexican troops on the Guatemalan border to choke off the flow of illegal immigrants — and persuade President Trump to back off imposing tariffs on Mexican imports. Mexico would send 6,000 national guard troops in a show of force it ...
09:26 2019-06-07

10 Kenyan police officers killed by roadside bomb near Somali border Kenyan officials say at least 10 police officers are dead after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Somali border in a suspected extremist attack....
20:13 2019-06-15

India-Bangladesh Border Talks To Be Held In Dhaka Next Week: Report The border guarding forces of India and Bangladesh will discuss several issues, including those related to cross-border crimes, as their director generals meet in Dhaka next week for the first......
14:00 2019-06-08

Mexico national guard to deploy on southern border from Monday: minister Mexico's National Guard will begin deploying on Mexico's southern border with Guatemala from Monday to contain the flow of migrants headed to the United States, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday....
04:39 2019-06-08

Premature baby found in detention at Texas Border Patrol facility Immigrant advocates argue this finding highlights the poor conditions and overcrowding at Border Patrol facilities.        ...
05:39 2019-06-14

Uganda Records Second Ebola Death After the Outbreak Crossed the Congolese Border (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Uganda’s health ministry says a second person infected with the Ebola virus has died after a family exposed to the disease quietly crossed the border from Congo. The first cross-border cases in this Ebola outbreak have prompted a World Health Organization expert commi...
13:26 2019-06-13

Border Patrol Is Detaining People Under a Texas Bridge in Horrible Conditions Again U.S. Customs and Border Patrol has resumed the practice of keeping migrants detained in harsh conditions outside under the Paso del Norte bridge in El Paso, TX, according to Texas Monthly....
17:52 2019-06-12

Trump names former ICE official who said undocumented immigrants 'should be afraid' border czar "Tom Homan is coming back," Trump said during a sprawling interview on Fox News. "He's going to be very much involved with the border. That's what he really wants to be involved with."...
17:26 2019-06-14

Sen. Graham says he's had substantive talks with top Democrat on deal to combat border crisis Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said he's entered into bi-partisan talks with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin" on "Fox & Friends" Friday, in an effort to find a solution to the southern border crisis. ...
21:52 2019-06-14

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border will advance quickly under a migration control deal signed last week with the United States, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday, although there were no visible signs on the ground late in the day....
05:26 2019-06-13

Mexico deploying Guard troops to border, forms migrant team Mexico says it is beginning deployment of 6,000 National Guard troops for immigration enforcement, an accelerated commitment made as part of an agreement with the United States last week to head off threatened U.S. tariffs on imports from the country...
17:52 2019-06-11

Premature migrant baby found at Texas Border Patrol facility The teenage girl with pigtail braids was hunched over in a wheelchair and holding a bunched sweatshirt when an immigrant advocate met her at a crowded Border Patrol facility in Texas. She opened the sweatshirt and the advocate gasped. It was a tiny baby, born premature and held in detention instead ...
23:26 2019-06-14

Roadside bomb kills Kenyan police officers near Somali border Blast claimed by Islamist insurgents follows attack in Mogadishu that killed eightA roadside bomb hit a police vehicle patrolling near Kenya’s border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 officers inside, a Kenyan police spokesman has said.Separately, another blast in Somalia’s capital...
18:26 2019-06-15

Records show border patrol agent called migrants “subhuman” PHOENIX (AP) — A Border Patrol agent in Arizona sent texts calling immigrants “savages” and “subhuman” the month before using his patrol vehicle to knock over a Guatemalan man who was trying to flee, prosecutors say. Court documents filed earlier this month in U.S. District Court in Tucson say Agent...
16:52 2019-05-21

Justices to Hear Case of U.S. Agent’s Shooting of Teenager Across the Mexican Border The Supreme Court also issued a decision limiting suits against the police by people claiming retaliatory arrests for exercising their First Amendment rights....
21:26 2019-05-28

City issues cease-and-desist order for private border wall SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — A border suburb of El Paso, Texas, has issued a cease-and-desist order against construction of a privately funded border barrier. A spokesman for Sunland Park, New Mexico, said Tuesday that the barrier being erected by We Build The Wall Inc. on private property doesn’...
06:00 2019-05-29

Pope Francis said he would confront Donald Trump about building border walls Pope Francis has said he is willing to confront Donald Trump about some of his "cruel" policies and would tell him to his face that it is wrong to build border walls....
16:52 2019-05-29

Private border wall construction halts after New Mexico town protests A U.S. group building what it claims is the first private wall on the Mexican border wall on Wednesday said it had stopped construction after a New Mexico town ruled the project lacked necessary permits....
23:00 2019-05-29

Trump slams Mexico, Democrats over spike in asylum seekers at border President Trump slammed Mexico and Democratic lawmakers on Friday for the growing number of asylum seekers overwhelming the US southern border — the morning after he slapped Mexico with a new tariff as punishment for failing to stanch the flow. “Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for de...
18:26 2019-05-31

Trump vows to seek appeal of judge’s ruling against border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr.’s order, issued Friday, prevents work from beginning on two of the highest-priority, Pentagon-funded wall projects — one spanning 74 kilometres in New Mexico and another covering 8 kilometres in Yuma, Arizona....
23:00 2019-05-25

House Speaker Pelosi blasts Trump for 'sowing chaos over the border' U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Washington, on Friday said President Donald Trump was "sowing chaos over the border" with his threat to slap tariffs on Mexican imports, and she called on him to work with Congress on immigration reform....
05:13 2019-06-01

Conservative immigration analysts: Trump tariffs could worsen border crisis Conservative immigration experts warned Friday that President Trump's threat to impose a tariff on Mexican imports would have "devastating" consequences if Mexico retaliates by shutting down its immigration and drug enforcement operations, worsening the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border....
07:39 2019-06-01

As construction on private border wall resumes in New Mexico, group is under investigation Florida is investigating WeBuildTheWall, Inc., an organization that has begun building a border wall on private property in New Mexico.        ...
08:26 2019-06-02

Trump lashes out against Mexico ahead of border talks: 'We want action, not talk' "Mexico is sending a big delegation to talk about the Border. Problem is, they've been 'talking' for 25 years. We want action, not talk," Trump wrote in a post on Twitter....
03:52 2019-06-03

U.S. judge denies Democrats' lawsuit to stop border wall funds A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a lawsuit by Democrats in the House of Representatives that sought to block President Donald Trump's plan to divert funds to help build a border wall....
04:13 2019-06-04

California man accused of killing 8-month-old daughter surrenders at U.S.-Mexico border A northern California father surrendered to authorities at the U.S.-Mexico border on Monday following a week-long manhunt after his eight-month-old daughter was found dead in a discarded car seat in a mortuary southeast of Los Angeles on Memorial Day....
11:13 2019-06-04

Supreme Court agrees to hear US-Mexico border shooting case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager who was shot to death by an American border agent can sue for damages in U.S. courts. The justices said Tuesday that they will hear arguments next term in a case involving an agent who fired shots across the U.S...
16:39 2019-05-28

Group vowing to build border wall puts up New Mexico segment SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — A leader with the group that’s been raising funds to build a southern border wall on its own says they erected less than a mile of wall on private land in New Mexico over Memorial Day weekend. Dustin Stockton, co-founder of the nonprofit WeBuildtheWall Inc., told The ...
23:52 2019-05-27

Judge's order blocks Pentagon funds for parts of border wall A federal judge's preliminary injunction has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from using U.S. Defense Department for parts of the border wall with Mexico....
15:39 2019-05-25

EU's Frontex border force deploys teams to Albania to halt migrants The EU's border protection agency has deployed teams to Albania to support police there in stopping illegal immigration. This is Frontex's first mission outside EU territory, with Brussels dubbing it a "game changer."...
11:00 2019-05-22

New Bill Would Require Agents to Actually Have Probable Cause to Search Electronic Devices at the Border Customs officials at the border don’t need a warrant or probable cause to search your electronic devices, an invasive practice that has only spiked in the last few years, resulting in a bunch of horror stories and some profoundly dumb screwups. But two US senators want to change that, introducing a ...
02:26 2019-05-23

Trump, Senate agree to $19.1B disaster relief plan with no border funding The Senate on Thursday reached a deal with President Donald Trump on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill after the president dropped pressure to include funds to build a border wall....
01:13 2019-05-24

Iran building new crossing on Syria border that would let it smuggle weapons, oil, experts say New satellite images indicate Iran is building a border crossing at the Syrian-Iraqi border, which would open up a coveted land route from Iran to Lebanon, according to Western intelligence sources....
01:39 2019-05-24

The ACLU Is Taking on Border Patrol Over the Fatal Shooting of a Guatemalan Woman The ACLU of Texas has filed a $100 million claim for damages against the U.S. government over the fatal shooting of a Guatemalan woman by Border Patrol in 2018, according to BuzzFeed. The claim is a required legal step that will almost certainly lead to a lawsuit....
08:13 2019-05-24

Trump’s plan to fund border wall faces first legal test SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge is expected to decide Friday whether to block the White House from spending billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency. The judge is weighing two cases that...
21:00 2019-05-24

Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not specifically authorized by Congress for construction of the barrier....
05:00 2019-05-25

Arizona tent facility eyed to cope with U.S.-Mexico border surge U.S. Border Patrol is considering another tent facility in Yuma, Arizona, after installing two in Texas, to cope with a surge in Central American migrants that has overwhelmed the agency....
05:00 2019-05-25

The Latest: Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. judge blocking President Donald Trump from building sections of a border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections ...
06:52 2019-05-25

Judge temporarily blocks Trump's border wall construction plans A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the Trump administration from spending billions to construct a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border with money from Trump national emergency declaration....
08:39 2019-05-25

Judge blocks Trump’s national emergency funding for border wall U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall construction....
10:52 2019-05-25

US judge blocks Donald Trump from building sections of border wall A federal judge has blocked Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency....
14:39 2019-05-25

India, Myanmar Armies Hit Terror Camps Along Border In Joint Ops: Report The armies of India and Myanmar carried out a three-week-long coordinated operation from May 16 along the border, targeting several terrorist groups operating in Manipur, Nagaland and Assam, defence......
11:00 2019-06-16

Border shootout: Agents shoot, kill man at California-Mexico crossing U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents shot and killed armed man who opened fire on them at a California-Mexico border crossing.        ...
02:39 2019-06-05

At US-Mexico border, migrants from Africa, Haiti wait to seek asylum Hundreds of Africans have amassed at the U.S.-Mexican border at Nuevo Laredo without Spanish-language skills or much money to survive.        ...
10:52 2019-06-05

Pima County votes 3-2 to continue funding water stations along border TUCSON – The narrow 3-2 vote renews the contract that provides water stations along the southern border until June of 2020 and will cost $30,000. “I think this is another wonderful example of the kind hearts of Pima County that were able to save lives every year,” Joel Smith said. ...
18:52 2019-06-05

Guatemalan woman found dead in Arizona desert: U.S. border patrol Authorities say a Guatemalan woman has been found dead in the southwestern Arizona desert after she became ill and was left behind by the group she was travelling with....
04:26 2019-06-06

Mexico plans border ‘unity’ rally, nabs 2 migrant activists MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s president said Thursday he will hold a “unity” rally on the border in Tijuana two days before the U.S. is set to impose tariffs on all Mexican imports. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced a demonstration will be held Saturday to defend the co...
18:39 2019-06-06

U.S. border arrests of families hit another record, amid Mexico tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing the U.S. southern border in May, the government said on Wednesday, an increase over the previous month and the most in more than a decade, reaching what officials said were "crisis" levels....
21:26 2019-06-05

New border surge prompts 10% jump in 2019 prediction to 1,072,000 illegal immigrants Calling the surprising May surge in illegal immigrant arrests on the border the “worst case scenario,” a top immigration analyst has boosted the expected level of crossings 10%, to over 1 million....
15:13 2019-06-06

Border arrests skyrocket in May, as officials declare 'full-blown emergency' The number of migrants apprehended at America's southern border skyrocketed last month to levels not seen in over a decade, with U.S. Customs and Border Protection reporting nearly 133,000 arrests in May. ...
22:13 2019-06-05

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block border wall A federal judge in Washington on Monday denied a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from transferring funds from appropriated accounts to construct his wall....
22:26 2019-06-04

Trump understands need to avoid hard post-Brexit Irish border, PM says U.S. President Donald Trump understood in a meeting with Irish officials on Wednesday that Brexit cannot result in the return of a hard border on the island, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday....
22:13 2019-06-05

Border Patrol: Guatemalan woman found dead in Arizona desert YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say a Guatemalan woman has been found dead in the southwestern Arizona desert after she became ill and was left behind by the group she was traveling with. Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents working with a helicopter crew recovered the body Monday. The woman’s name...
04:39 2019-06-06

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign minister said on Thursday, as part of the country's bid to stem Central American migration that has drawn U.S. President Donald Trump's ire....
05:01 2019-06-07

Mexico tightens southern border security as another day passes with no tariff deal Under pressure from Trump, Mexico has launched a crackdown on the Guatemala border, arresting activists and holding migrantsAs Donald Trump’s deadline for new tariffs on Mexican imports draws near, Mexico has stepped up security along its porous border with Guatemala – deploying police and soldiers ...
05:13 2019-06-07

Sanders: Democrats have done 'absolutely nothing' while Mexico is taking 'unprecedented' actions on border crisis White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders slammed Democrats on Tuesday over inaction at the border, and claimed that Mexico is doing more for the American people at this point than Congress....
18:39 2019-06-11

US Judge Blocks Some Funds Sought By Donald Trump For Mexico Border Wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not specifically authorized by......
08:00 2019-05-25

Border Patrol agent rescues Guatemalan mother and son attacked by a swarm of bees A Guatemalan woman and her 8-year-old son were rescued in Texas after thousands of bees attacked them near the border, US Customs and Border Protection officials said....
14:00 2019-06-08

‘He always brings them up’: Trump tries to steer border wall deal to North Dakota firm Exclusive: Fisher Industries, which claims it can build the barrier faster and cheaper than Army Corps of Engineers, has started work on private section of barrier in New Mexico....
04:52 2019-05-24

Border state governor criticized from all angles for supporting Trump's tariff plan Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, a Republican, has made several enemies in backing President Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico. Ducey says border states such as Arizona need to prioritize border security over commerce, but his opponents make the opposite argument, as tariffs on Mexico will harm the economies of...
23:13 2019-06-05

Migrant attempting to reach Europe discovered in hidden car box by Spanish border police Newly released photos by authorities in Spain show how desperate some migrants are to make it to Europe, with one pictured over the weekend stowed away in a hidden box in a car....
19:39 2019-05-27

Judge bars Trump from building border wall sections with emergency funds Ruling immediately halts administration’s efforts to use money secured with declaration of national emergencyA federal judge has blocked Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency.On Friday, the US district judg...
07:00 2019-05-25

Federal Judge Blocks Parts of Trump’s Border Wall Over Improper Funding President Donald Trump’s “big, beautiful” vanity project is facing more setbacks after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily halted construction of a wall on the southern U.S. border because the project’s funding likely is illegal....
17:52 2019-05-25

Cease and desist lifted, work on privately funded border wall will continue Construction was halted Tuesday, but quickly began again Thursday after the group got the go-ahead from the city of Sunland Park, Texas.        ...
01:52 2019-05-31

Indo-Tibetan Border Police Soldiers Perform Yoga At 18,000 Feet In Ladakh A video shared from the official account of Indo-Tibetan Border Police shows the soldiers performing suryanamaskaar, pranayama and meditation in rhythm and with great discipline ahead of World Yoga......
15:52 2019-06-14

Trump attacks judge who blocked border wall plans as 'Obama activist' Judge Haywood Gilliam said officials could not use money secured under Trump’s emergency declaration to build key sections of wallAfter a federal judge blocked his attempt to build key sections of his border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency, Donald Trump criticis...
06:01 2019-05-26

Snipping away at the Iron Curtain: when Hungary opened its Austrian border - archive, 1989 The cutting of the border fence between Hungary and Austria in June 1989 showed the division of post-war Europe was coming to an end, and heralded the region’s evolutionOn 27 June 1989, the then foreign ministers of Hungary, Gyula Horn, and Austria, Alois Mock, cut through a section of the barbed wi...
14:13 2019-06-12

Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda in first cross-border case from current Congo outbreak A five year-old boy has died of Ebola in Uganda, a health official said on Wednesday, in the first case of the disease crossing the border from the current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo....
12:52 2019-06-12

Jury deadlocked over Arizona border activist who allegedly helped illegal immigrants Jurors were deadlocked Tuesday in the case of an Arizona border activist accused of transporting and harboring migrants while providing them with humanitarian aid. ...
09:13 2019-06-12

Private Border Wall Funded By MAGA Idiots Ordered to Keep Gate Open The stretch of privately-funded border wall built by a bunch of MAGA idiots in New Mexico has been ordered by officials to keep its gate open indefinitely, according to BuzzFeed News. The money to build the wall was collected from supporters on a GoFundMe page, and most of the construction was done ...
08:52 2019-06-12

New Mexico town gets death threats after halting crowd-funded border wall A New Mexico mayor on Thursday said he and his staff received multiple death threats after they briefly halted construction of a crowd-funded, private border wall by a group that then urged supporters to tell the city to "stop playing games," and alleged it was tied to drug cartels....
03:26 2019-05-31

Border agents experience 'officer involved shooting' at San Ysidro Port of Entry U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents were involved in a shooting Monday evening at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, located within the City of San Diego immediately north of the U.S.-Mexico border with Tijuana, officials said....
11:13 2019-06-04

Senator Presses Homeland Security for Answers Over Theft of Border Control Photos Lawmakers on Friday continued to press for answers about the breach of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data reportedly stolen by hackers, an incident said to affect as many as 100,000 individuals who crossed the U.S. border over a month-and-a-half period.Read more......
01:13 2019-06-15

Guatemalan teen dies at Border Patrol station, 5th minor to die in US custody in 6 months Customs and Border Protection said the 16-year-old from Guatemala was found unresponsive during a welfare check in the Rio Grande Valley.        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over the past year, the UN’s top humanitarian official in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (oPt), Jamie McGoldrick, on Friday called for calm from all si...
14:52 2019-05-21

Judge Rejects Congress’ Challenge Over President Trump’s Border Wall Funding WASHINGTON — A federal judge has denied a request by the House to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico. U.S. District Judge Trevor McFadden ruled Monday that the House didn’t have authority to sue over the president...
03:00 2019-06-04

Mexico Agreed to Take Border Actions Months Before Trump Announced Tariff Deal President Trump announced an agreement just before punishing tariffs went into effect, but it was unclear whether he saw it as truly new concessions or a face-saving way to defuse his tariff threat....
23:52 2019-06-08

On Mexico border, Republican business owners oppose Trump's tariff threat A lifelong Republican, Russ Jones supports President Donald Trump and agrees he needs to take action to deal with an immigration crisis on the border with Mexico....
21:39 2019-06-09

Judge rejects House Democrats' request to block border wall funding A federal judge rejected a request by House Democrats to block President Donald Trump from using $6.1 billion of unappropriated funds to construct a border wall....
06:13 2019-06-04

With GoFundMe Money, They Built a Border Wall in New Mexico. U.S. Officials Say It’s Causing Them Problems Construction of a wall on the southern border that was privately funded by a viral $23 million GoFundMe campaign hit another roadblock this week, when a U.S. agency ordered that a gate in the steel fencing be kept open during the day because it blocks access to a U.S.-owned levee road, dam and a his...
20:52 2019-06-12

Congress’ challenge of U.S.-Mexico border wall funding rejected by federal judge A federal judge on Monday denied a House request to prevent President Donald Trump from tapping Defense Department money for his proposed border wall with Mexico, saying Congress lacked authority to sue....
09:13 2019-06-04

Border agent saves migrant woman, son after finding them covered in 'thousands of bees' A border agent is being hailed a hero after officials say he rescued a migrant woman and her son, 8, after finding them covered in “thousands of bees.”...
23:39 2019-06-08

Trump administration seeks emergency court order to build border wall WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is seeking an emergency court order to let the government use Pentagon money to build sections of a border wall in Arizona and Texas. A federal judge in California late last month blocked a White House plan, announced as part of President Donald Trump’s de...
18:52 2019-06-05

Rajnath Singh Meets Top Army Officers, Reviews Security, Border Situation Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held a meeting with top Army officials and reviewed the security challenges facing the country, including the situation along borders with Pakistan and China,......
01:13 2019-06-15

U.S. sending more asylum seekers back to Mexico via Texas border crossing: official The U.S. government on Thursday began ramping up the pace of returns of asylum seekers to Mexico to wait out their U.S. court hearings by sending around 200 migrants back through the El Paso, Texas, port of entry, according to a Mexican official....
23:00 2019-06-14

Border crisis must be fixed by Congress, top official says after migrant teen dies in US custody After a teen migrant died in U.S. custody, it is Congress' responsibility to "step up" and provide proper funding for the Border Patrol's processing duties....
00:39 2019-05-23

Border Agent Discussed ‘Frying’ Migrants Before Hitting One With His Truck, Feds Charge A U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of deliberately hitting a Guatemalan migrant with his truck and then lying about it conveyed numerous racial slurs and derogatory statements about Central American and Guatemalan migrants in a series of texts sent weeks before the incident, federal prosecutors char...
21:39 2019-05-21

American killed in shootout with border agents at San Ysidro Port of Entry, officials say An American man was killed after a shootout with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers Monday night at the busiest land border crossing between the U.S. and Mexico, officials said....
20:26 2019-06-05

1,036 migrants, with 63 unaccompanied children, become largest single group ever taken into custody at southern border A caravan-sized group of more than 1,000 people was taken into federal custody in western Texas Wednesday after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, a senior Border Patrol official told the Washington Examiner....
10:52 2019-05-31

Flu Outbreak Prompts Largest Border Detention Center to Stop Processing Migrants A day after a 16-year-old boy who had the flu died in custody, the Border Patrol found signs of illness among many more migrants detained at a center in McAllen, Tex....
21:39 2019-05-22

The Pentagon’s Defense to Criticism of Troops Painting the Border Wall: It’s ‘Anti-Climb’ Paint Days after the Department of Homeland Security told Congress it needed U.S. troops to paint the southern border wall with Mexico to “improve” its “aesthetic appearance,” the Pentagon claimed Friday the maintenance assignment will also have a deterrent effect since American fo...
02:13 2019-06-08

Dems slam DHS plan to have troops boost border wall's 'aesthetic appearance,' reports say U.S. military personnel will spend the next month painting the border wall, reports said Wednesday. But at least two Democrats spoke out against the plan....
14:26 2019-06-06

Body of Young Girl Believed to Be From India Found in Remote Arizona Wilderness Near U.S. Border The body of a young girl was found in a remote area near the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona on Wednesday, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Officials said in a press release that they believe the child was a 7-year-old citizen of India who was traveling with four others. Her body...
05:00 2019-06-14

Officials say 10 Kenyan police officers are killed when vehicle strikes explosives near Somali border NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Officials say 10 Kenyan police officers are killed when vehicle strikes explosives near Somali border. The post Officials say 10 Kenyan police officers are killed when vehicle strikes explosives near Somali border appeared first on LEX18.com....
15:00 2019-06-15

Migrant woman's family sues Border Patrol for $100M over fatal shooting The family of Claudia Patricia Gómez González, a Guatemalan woman shot and killed by a U.S. border agent, is demanding $100 million in damages.        ...
22:13 2019-05-24

Police: Border Patrol agent Steven Holmes sexually abused 3 women over 7 years Arizona authorities say they've charged a U.S. Border Patrol agent with several counts of sexual assault after at least three women said they were victimized over a seven-year period....
01:13 2019-05-24

Halle Berry posts bubble bath picture on Instagram, reviews book on US border Halle Berry took to Instagram Sunday to post a positive review of Francisco Cantú’s book, “The Line Becomes a River,” in a steamy bathtub picture after apparently needing to relax to take it all in....
14:39 2019-06-03

Border agents recover remains of 7-year-old Indian national in 'rugged' Arizona desert The body of a 7-year-old Indian girl was found in a remote desert area of Arizona on Wednesday -- the same day border agents say they were told human smugglers helped five Indian illegal immigrants cross into the U.S....
18:00 2019-06-14

The Daily 202: Trump keeps trying to pick winners and losers – from the bailout for farmers to a border wall contract Conservatives who purport to support free markets are biting their tongues about the resurgence of central planning and a 1950s-style industrial policy....
17:26 2019-05-24

Ingraham exclusive: Homeland Security boss defends against family-separation accusations at border The acting head of the Department of Homeland Security is disputing accusations that U.S. authorities are continuing to separate children from their families....
08:13 2019-05-24

Humanitarian situation increasingly dire for displaced Syrians stranded in camp near Jordanian border Food supplies are dwindling and the humanitarian situation has become increasingly dire in a camp for displaced people in south-east Syria, a senior UN official said on Thursday, while condemning ongoing airstrikes and retaliatory shelling in opposition-held territories in the north-west....
14:52 2019-05-21

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration: sources In talks with the United States, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala in order to contain migrant flows, according to two people with knowledge of the matter....
05:01 2019-06-07

China, Hong Kong homebuyers play cross-border musical chairs in Bay Area An ambitious plan to transform the industrial towns of China's Pearl River Delta into a modern economic zone powered by new technology ventures has triggered a rush of cross-border property investments between Hong Kong and the mainland....
12:39 2019-06-13

Judge Orders President Trump to Stop Building Border Wall With Emergency Money A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the administration’s efforts to redirect...
12:13 2019-05-25

Supreme Court to hear case of Mexican teenager killed by border patrol agent The question before the justices in the case is when federal law enforcement officers can be sued for civil rights violations in cases where there is no other legal remedy....
23:00 2019-05-28

Trump’s emergency border wall declaration to fuel partisan fighting in defense bill Democrats and Republicans are also expecting bitter partisan disputes over the nuclear arsenal, the Pentagon’s overall budget, and the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay....
17:52 2019-06-11

Jury deadlocks on border activist’s charges of transporting migrants; he said he was giving them food, water TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jury deadlocks on border activist’s charges of transporting migrants; he said he was giving them food, water. The post Jury deadlocks on border activist’s charges of transporting migrants; he said he was giving them food, water appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:26 2019-06-11

Border troops, nuclear strategy and Space Force among flashpoints in House defense proposal The House Committee on Armed Service's proposal for next year's defense budget covers sharp policy disagreements between the panel's majority Democrats and its minority Republican members, setting off a series of likely political skirmishes....
16:13 2019-06-11

Trump’s border funding request could languish amid partisan divisions, Democratic skepticism Not until Tuesday was there some apparent progress in Congress, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced the Appropriations Committee would begin working on the $4.5 billion package next week....
12:01 2019-06-12

Supreme Court hands down varying decisions in hot-button abortion, transgender and border cases A spate of decisions handed down by the nation's high court on Tuesday left room for cheers -- and jeers -- from both the right and the left, continuing a trend of judicial independence that flies in the face of expectations that Justice Brett Kavanaugh's appointment tipped the scales of justice fir...
20:01 2019-05-28

How a private border wall sparked anger and death threats in a small New Mexico town The construction of the wall thrusted Sunland Park into the national spotlight as the immigration debate has intensified over the arrival of migrants.        ...
03:13 2019-06-09

Trump-Appointed Judge Is Wary of Ruling in House Lawsuit Over Border Wall Funding A federal judge appointed by President Trump in 2017 seems to be leaning towards siding with the administration, or not ruling at all, in a case brought by Democrats in the House of Representatives over Trump’s reallocation of Defense Department funds to pay for a border wall, according to Bloomberg...
01:39 2019-05-24

Bernie Sanders calls immigration surge at the border a 'serious problem' but says there are more pressing issues at hand Scott Olson/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said the flow of migrants illegally crossing the US-Mexico border is a "serious problem." He clarified that he does not believe it should be characterized as a "crisis." Sanders also said there are more pressing issues at han...
23:39 2019-06-09

Border Patrol apprehended record number of migrant families in May as Trump threatens Mexico U.S. Border Patrol apprehended in May 84,542 members of family units crossing the southwest border with Mexico, according to data released Wednesday.        ...
23:39 2019-06-05

Mexico reveals border infrastructure plan; Trump vows migration deal details Mexico must significantly improve border infrastructure on its southern frontier with Guatemala to succeed on its deal with the United States to reduce migration, Mexico's foreign minister said on Tuesday....
21:52 2019-06-11

Immigration officials see drastic rise in number of Africans illegally crossing US-Mexican border Many of the migrants came from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, and Cameroon to escape violence and dictatorial leadership. The majority have since left San Antonio for other cities throughout the country....
01:52 2019-06-13

City issues cease and desist to group that created GoFundMe to construct private border wall Sunland Park, NM, issued a cease and desist letter to company, claiming a border wall constructed with GoFundMe dollars is not in compliance.        ...
02:26 2019-05-30

New Mexico mayor issues cease-and-desist order to private company building border fence A legal dispute unfolded this week between private contractors who have built a half-mile fence between a New Mexico city and Mexico, and the mayor of that city who is arguing that the fence didn’t get proper authorization....
13:26 2019-05-30

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 2019, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) called on regional Governments to uphold their rights and protect...
16:00 2019-05-21

Judge rejects House suit to block transfer of billions of dollars for Trump border wall The court said one chamber of Congress cannot sue the Trump administration over spending on the border after the government shutdown and the president’s emergency declaration....
08:39 2019-06-04

GoFundMe border wall construction back in motion after New Mexico city lifts cease-and-desist Construction was halted Tuesday, but quickly began again Thursday after the group got the go-ahead from the city of Sunland Park, New Mexico.        ...
19:26 2019-05-31

Judge tosses House Dems' lawsuit over Trump's use of emergency military funds for border wall Washington, D.C., district court Judge Trevor McFadden threw out House Democrats' lawsuit seeking an injunction against President Trump's emergency border wall funding reallocation, saying that the matter is fundamentally a political dispute and that the politicians lack standing to make the case....
01:13 2019-06-04

U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration. The post U.S. judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall with money secured under emergency declaration appeared first on LEX18.com....
06:52 2019-05-25

Footage of porous US-Mexico border purportedly shows armed coyote smuggling dozens with ease Footage filmed at a porous section of the U.S. border with Mexico purports to show scores of migrants paying off an armed smuggler – known as a coyote – to come into the U.S., highlighting not only the ease of entry but the flourishing business of the smuggling industry....
21:52 2019-06-12

Animal shelter slims down 110-pound border collie dubbed ‘Bopper the Whopper!' This border collie arrived at a shelter at twice his normal weight. Dubbed Bopper the Whopper, the staff has slimmed him down and gotten him adopted.        ...
18:39 2019-06-07

Privately funded organization 'We Build the Wall' starts construction of border barrier in El Paso area A privately funded organization called We Build the Wall began work this weekend on a project to build a section of border wall near El Paso, Texas. ...
22:13 2019-05-27

Deadly violence at Israel-Gaza border escalates dangerously: UN chief condemns in strongest terms The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, is following with “deep concern” the latest developments across the Gaza-Israeli border and urges all parties to exercise maximum restraint. Over the weekend, hundreds of rockets were launched from the Occupied Palestinian Territory into southe...
14:52 2019-05-21

Supreme Court to decide if families of Mexican teens killed by U.S. officials in cross-border shootings can sue The justices were unable to settle the issue earlier, but are now grappling with contradictory lower court decisions regarding cases from Arizona and Texas....
20:39 2019-05-28

Trump, calling for legal appeal, slams ‘activist Obama appointed judge’ over border wall ruling President Trump on Saturday ripped into what he described as an “activist Obama appointed judge” after a federal judge blocked the administration’s plan to reallocate money to the building of a wall on the southern border....
23:52 2019-05-25

Border Patrol's secret eyes in the skies: 1,200 active-duty troops lead agents to illegal crossers EL PASO, Texas — More than half of the active-duty troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border are quietly carrying out their assigned missions as the “eyes and ears“ of the Border Patrol, as agents focus resources to responding to constant migrant interdictions....
05:01 2019-06-07

UN chief pays tribute to Egypt’s role in avoiding ‘dramatic’ escalation in conflict across the Gaza-Israel border UN Secretary-General António Guterres has paid tribute to the role played by Egypt in helping to avoid a “dramatic” escalation of violence in Gaza over recent months, as tensions grew over Palestinian protests at the border, Hamas rocket attacks, and reprisal airstrikes by Israel....
14:52 2019-05-21

Family arrests at U.S.-Mexico border reach highest monthly level in over decade amid tariff threat U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, an increase over the previous month and the highest monthly level since 2006, reaching what U.S. officials said on Wednesday were "crisis" levels....
01:52 2019-06-06

Senate approves $19 billion disaster-relief bill after Trump backs off from demand for border security money The Senate on Thursday afternoon approved a $19 billion disaster-relief bill to help several states and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes, floods and wildfires -- after President Trump backed off from his demand that border security money be added to the package....
23:39 2019-05-23

Government Watchdog Report Says Texas Border Facility Was So Overcrowded That Detainees Stood on Toilets to ‘Gain Breathing Space’ The Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) found an El Paso Border Patrol processing center was so overcrowded that detainees were wearing “soiled clothing for days or weeks” and standing on toilets “to make room and gain breathing space.” W...
00:13 2019-06-01

Amid Venezuela exodus, UN refugee envoy Angelina Jolie visits camps on Colombian border, appeals for humanity, more support As the United Nations announced four million Venezuelans have fled their country, Angelina Jolie, a special envoy for the world body’s refugee agency, visited camps along the Colombian-Venezuelan border, where on Saturday she appealed for more leadership, more humanity and more support to countries ...
17:26 2019-06-10

Britain’s Border Force intercepts 74 migrants trying to cross English Channel into Britain LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Border Force intercepts 74 migrants trying to cross English Channel into Britain. The post Britain’s Border Force intercepts 74 migrants trying to cross English Channel into Britain appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:39 2019-06-01

Border Patrol Chief on migrant crisis: We're seeing 'increase after increase,' no signs of slowing A U.S. Border Patrol official said Friday that authorities are seeing "increase after increase" when it comes to the number of large groups of migrants seeking asylum. ...
17:52 2019-06-07

Trump Names Tom Homan Border Czar on Fox & Friends, Before Telling Homan The impulsive president wants the former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Tom Homan, to serve in the newly created “border czar” position so badly that he announced Homan’s appointment before telling Homan. Or, apparently, White House staff....
17:39 2019-06-15

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
19:00 2019-05-21

Donald Trump visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border would work out "very well"....
21:00 2019-06-05

Gains by Abyei interim force can help advance resolution of border issues between Sudan and South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief says The United Nations security force for Abyei remains essential to stability in the border regions between Sudan and South Sudan, the UN peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, proposing the creation of a civilian unit to support progress towards political resolution of the dispute between the neighboring...
16:26 2019-05-21

Border police respond to 'record' number of migrant boats arriving off Kent and Sussex coasts The UK Border Force has said it is responding to a "record" number of incidents following reports of boats carrying migrants arriving off the Kent coast....
16:39 2019-06-01

Gut microbes interfere with Parkinson's drug - but we could stop them We have identified organisms in the gut that break down the main drug used to treat Parkinson's disease, a step towards making the therapy more effective...
21:00 2019-06-13

Memphis police clash with protesters after killing of 20-year-old black man U.S. Marshals Service agents fatally shot a young black man in Memphis, Tennessee during an attempted arrest, triggering overnight clashes with protesters that left at least two dozen police officers injured, officials said on Thursday....
21:13 2019-06-13

Beto O'Rourke: Joe Biden would be return to the past, 'we've got to be bolder' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said electing Joe Biden would be a "return to the past" Thursday on "Morning Joe," and urged Democrats to leave the Obama era behind. ...
21:26 2019-06-13

Arsenal academy coach banned for abusive language to Under-9s referee • Alex Nichols reduced teenage female referee to tears• Nichols banned for three games and finedAn Arsenal academy coach has been fined and banned for three matches after he was found to have called a female teenage referee a “little prick” and reduced her to tears. The behaviour of Alex Nichols dur...
21:26 2019-06-13

Brazil loses on devastating own goal after controversial offside review REUTERS Brazil's Monica recorded an own goal on Thursday during the team's matchup with Australia, making the score 3-2 Matildas. The assistant referee put the offside flag up, indicating that Australia's Sam Kerr was ahead of the defenders, but upon review, the goal counted. The ruling was contr...
21:39 2019-06-13

A construction worker dad became a successful Instagram influencer just to prove a point to his daughter Getty Images / Jeff Pachoud Omar, an Austin, Texas-based construction worker, is the only influencer you need to follow on Instagram. The coffee-loving, cigar-smoking construction worker decided to share his life on Instagram after telling his daughter how easy it would be to become an influencer. ...
21:39 2019-06-13

Texas man charged in death of trans woman, 2 more A 33-year-old man has been arrested in the slayings of three women in Dallas, including a transgender woman whose death brought nationwide attention, police said Wednesday. (June 13)        ...
22:13 2019-06-13

We went shopping at Lululemon and Athleta to see which athleisure store was better — and the winner was clear (LULU, GPS) Bethany Biron/Business Insider Lululemon, the Canada-based athletic retailer, continues to impress investors with strong sales. The company reported a 14% increase in same-store sales in the first quarter of 2019. Meanwhile, Athleta has been a bright spot for its struggling parent company, Gap Inc...
00:26 2019-06-14

Unhappy with Twitter, thousands of Saudis join pro-Trump social network Parler A surge of about 200,000 users believed to be from Saudi Arabia who are frustrated at what they say is censorship by Twitter have helped crash the small social media network Parler, which styles itself as a "free speech-driven" space....
03:26 2019-06-14

Greinke takes no-hitter into 7th, Diamondbacks beat Nats 5-0 WASHINGTON (AP) — Zack Greinke took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Washington Nationals 5-0 on Thursday night. Alex Avila and Jarrod Dyson homered for Arizona, which has won seven of eight. Greinke (8-2) pitched 7 1/3 innings, leaving after a 63-minute rain...
05:00 2019-06-14

Northwest Fire District uses drones to help in emergency situations TUCSON- The Northwest Fire District is using tools that will help assist during hiker and swift water rescues during the monsoon. Captain Brian Keeley said that the department has had a small drone for almost two years now and budgeted to purchase a bigger drone about six months ago. “We can z...
06:00 2019-06-14

Klay Thompson exits Finals after Willis Reed-like moment If the Warriors didn’t already have enough adversity. The defending NBA champions, already playing without the injured Kevin Durant, saw Klay Thompson get fouled on a dunk attempt and go crashing to the floor – his left knee unnaturally twisting as he landed with 2:22 left in the third quarter of Ga...
06:13 2019-06-14

25 years later: How an off-day sparked Rangers to close out a Stanley Cup If the game had been on June 13 instead of June 14, then the past 25 years might have been completely different. But a quarter-century later, the Rangers and their fans get to look back on Game 7 of the 1994 Stanley Cup final as the day The Curse was broken, the moment when 54......
06:52 2019-06-14

These Are Our Readers' Four Favorite Picnic Blankets For this week’s picnic blanket Co-Op, our readers rolled out four finalists; one incredibly inexpensive option, and three that are very pricey (but very nice). So take a seat, grab a drink from the cooler, and check out the options below. Just be sure to vote before you take a nap under the sun....
07:39 2019-06-14

NJ town official tried to scrub 88 no-shows from records: report A top township official in New Jersey missed as many as 88 days of work — but tried to scrub the no-shows from records, according to reports. Claims that Donna Vieiro, the township administrator of Holmdel, tried to fudge between 65 to 88 absences in 2017 came to light during a township committee me...
07:39 2019-06-14

World Cup: England Probable Playing XI, West Indies Probable Playing XI England will look to carry forward their winning momentum after a convincing victory over Bangladesh in their last league stage clash in the World Cup 2019....
09:39 2019-06-14

Prosecutors drop criminal charges in Flint water scandal Nearly four years since the City of Flint declared a state of emergency over the state of its water -- and three years after the first criminal charges were filed against government officials -- prosecutors on Thursday dismissed all pending criminal cases, pledging to start the investigation from sc...
10:13 2019-06-14

Emails: Trump aide consulting climate-change rejecters WASHINGTON (AP) — A Trump administration national security official is turning to advisers from a climate change-rejecting think tank for help crafting his challenges to mainstream science on global warming. The Environmental Defense Fund obtained the emails of National Security Council adviser Will...
10:52 2019-06-14

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after the final vote. Hundreds of parents of unvaccinated children protested at New York's Capitol. (June 14)        ...
14:39 2019-06-14

Experience: I killed my classmate with a javelin on sports day I threw it with all my might and watched it fly. As it came down, it suddenly veered to the right, straight towards SammyIt was a bright, sunny day at my girls’ grammar school in 1983. I was 13 and proud to have been chosen to throw the javelin for my house team. It was a rare moment of confidence: ...
15:00 2019-06-14

Actor Mira Sorvino reveals she is a date-rape survivor – video In an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York, Mira Sorvino has revealed she is a survivor of date rape. The Oscar-winning actor was one of the first women to publicly accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassmentMira Sorvino says she was date raped and calls ...
15:00 2019-06-14

An AEI scholar breaks down the military history between Iran and the US The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. Michael Rubin, American Enterprise Institute resident scholar, join...
15:13 2019-06-14

Tesla Semi: electric lorry launch pushed back to 2020 EV maker's boss, Elon Musk, attributes 12-month delay to difficulties in scaling up battery production Tesla boss Elon Musk has announced that the launch of the brand's Semi electric lorry will be delayed until 2020, citing an already strained battery supply for production of its range of EVs.  Sp...
15:39 2019-06-14

French, Italian shipbuilders forge naval alliance France and Italy forged a military shipbuilding alliance on Friday, as state-controlled Naval Group and Fincantieri signed off on a 50-50 joint venture that will bid for Franco-Italian warship projects and sell to the world market....
15:52 2019-06-14

India To Impose Retaliatory Tariff On 29 US Items From June 16 After extending the deadline for several times, India has decided to impose additional customs duties on 29 US products, including almond, walnut and pulses, with effect from June 16, sources said....
15:52 2019-06-14

Catholic Bishops Vow to Hold Themselves Accountable for Sexual Abuse and Cover-Ups The United States’ Catholic bishops enacted a new system meant to help restore faith in the church. But some worried about “bishops policing bishops.”...
16:01 2019-06-14

Gynecologists in Germany fined for abortion advertising BERLIN (AP) — A German court has fined two gynecologists for violating a ban on advertising abortions, the first such case to be tried since the rules were loosened earlier this year. The Berlin district court on Friday fined the two women 2,000 euros ($2,250) each because their practice’s web...
16:39 2019-06-14

Sanitation worker injured when gas tank explodes during trash collection A city sanitation worker was injured Friday morning when a gas tank exploded during garbage collection in Brooklyn, sources said. The Department of Sanitation crew was hauling trash in front of a home on 12th Street near 7th Avenue in Park Slope at about 7 a.m. when they picked up a black plastic ba...
17:13 2019-06-14

Irina Shayk Slays at First Runway Show Since Bradley Cooper Breakup Less than a week after fans learned about her split from Bradley Cooper, Irina Shayk returned to the runway to walk in Thursday's CR Runway x LuisaViaRoma 90th anniversary fashion show in......
17:52 2019-06-14

Brazil's Via Varejo shares down after sale of GPA's controlling stake Shares in Brazilian appliances and electronics retailer Via Varejo SA were trading 0.4% down on Friday at 5.02 reais, after controlling shareholder Grupo Pão de Açúcar (GPA SA) sold its 36% stake in an auction earlier in the day....
17:52 2019-06-14

‘Shenmue 3’ is more Shenmue, for better and worse "Is this what I wanted?" I must have asked myself this question three, four, possibly five times during my 15-minute demo of Shenmue 3. The experience, to be clear, was definitively and unashamedly Shenmue. I steered the series' protagonist, Ryo Hazu......
18:13 2019-06-14

In More Than Enough, Elaine Welteroth Discusses the Double-Edged Sword of #SucceedingWhileBlack Behind every black woman’s success story is generally a well-developed talent for code-switching and at least one person (often, far more than one) who questions her right to succeed. As Elaine Welteroth recounts in her new memoir, More Than Enough, she experienced plenty of both while building her ...
18:52 2019-06-14

Hot dog and hamburger consumption by state With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But what state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers? Find out.       ...
19:26 2019-06-14

The Pixel 4 was just spotted in the wild for the first time A few days ago, Google posted a Pixel 4 render on Twitter in response to the increasing number of leaks, revealing in the process that the newest rumors were right. The phone will have a dual-lens camera on the back housed in a square-shaped camera module that looks a lot like the iPhone 11’s ...
19:52 2019-06-14

Broadcom's $2 billion warning rattles global chip sector Broadcom Inc sent a shockwave through the global chipmaking industry on Friday with its forecast that U.S.-China trade tensions and the ban on doing business with Huawei Technologies would knock $2 billion off the company's sales this year....
20:26 2019-06-14

The Latest: UN says Ebola not yet a global emergency GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The World Health Organization says the Ebola virus outbreak in Congo — which spread to Uganda this week — does not yet merit being declared a global emergency but is “an extraordinary event” o...
20:39 2019-06-14

Italy's industry minister extends deadline for Alitalia rescue to July 15 Italy's Industry Minister Luigi Di Maio has postponed for the fourth time a deadline for Ferrovie dello Stato to present a binding rescue bid for troubled airline Alitalia....
20:52 2019-06-14

How to Get Past Paywalls in Chrome's Incognito Mode Chrome: As one who spends quite a bit of time browsing the news from various sites around the web, it’s frustrating to encounter paywall after paywall after paywall—especially when a site or author’s own social media feed was the one cajoling you to click and read an article in the first place....
21:39 2019-06-14

How to Trigger Automatic Shortcuts in iOS 13 The iOS 13 beta is out for developers, and testers are finding a host of new features that the rest of us will be able to get our hands on in a few months. One of the most convenient changes to iOS 13 is the addition of automated triggers to the Shortcuts app....
21:39 2019-06-14

Inside Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's 33rd Birthday Party--With Tiaras! Feeling old yet? Twins Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen turned 33 on Thursday. The former Full House actresses and child stars-turned-fashion moguls celebrated their big day together at a......
21:39 2019-06-14

HHS Secretary Alex Azar urges Americans to vaccinate their kids, ignore 'mass disinformation campaigns' Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar said Friday the federal government will continue to defer to individual states on vaccine mandates and exemptions but nevertheless insisted parents should still have their children vaccinated. ...
21:52 2019-06-14

Sen. Graham says he's had substantive talks with top Democrat on deal to combat border crisis Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said he's entered into bi-partisan talks with Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin" on "Fox & Friends" Friday, in an effort to find a solution to the southern border crisis. ...
21:52 2019-06-14

Bundesliga: Eintracht Frankfurt sign young striker With the season over, the summer transfer window is open! The Eagles have turned to young Serbian talent yet again after the big-money sale of Luka Jovic. Keep up to date with all the major Bundesliga transfers here....
22:13 2019-06-14

Local artist paints largest mural in Tucson TUCSON – A Tucson muralist is at it again. Joe Pagac is now working on the Old Pueblo’s largest mural, located near the intersection of Grant Road and Campbell Avenue. The 5,000 square foot mural is one of five new murals, which are sponsored by Banner Health. Local artists were chosen for the proje...
22:26 2019-06-14