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Amber Alert: children found safe at the U.S.-Mexico border

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Four children who were abducted — allegedly by their biological parents — from their maternal grandmother’s home in Boyle Heights were found safe today at the U.S.-Mexico border. The children were […]

03/19/2014

Map made with Atlas app shows Key West and Cuba.

First flight from Key West to Cuba takes off

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — The first commercial passenger flight from Key West to Cuba in more than 50 years landed Monday in Havana, capping several years of efforts to reunite the two islands, though […]

12/30/2013

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Report: DHS employees abusing overtime allowances

WASHINGTON (AP) — Employees from six Homeland Security Department offices have abused an overtime program and cost the government about $8.7 million a year, according an Office of Special Counsel letter and report sent Thursday […]

10/31/2013

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Dashboard cameras coming to US border agent trucks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid criticism about U.S. border agents using deadly force against immigrants illegally crossing the Mexican border, the Homeland Security Department said Wednesday it will test new dashboard cameras and overhaul basic training […]

09/25/2013

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Man tried to enter US via red chile shipment

COLUMBUS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say an immigrant suspected of entering the country illegally attempted to make his journey in an unusual but hot place — a shipment of red chile. U.S. Customs and Border […]

09/07/2013

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Calif., Fla., Texas sites get customs program

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Six locations in California, Florida and Texas are going to be taking part in a pilot program designed to reduce the time people have to wait while entering the country by […]

08/02/2013

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5 charged in CA immigration scam

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four federal law enforcement officers were charged with accepting cash, a TV, and plane tickets among bribes dating back more than a decade to help dozens of foreigners enter the country, […]

05/08/2013

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Boston bomb suspect died of gunshots, blunt trauma

BOSTON (AP) — A suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings died from gunshot wounds and blunt trauma to his head and torso, a funeral director said Friday. Worcester funeral home owner Peter Stefan has 26-year-old […]

05/03/2013

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Under pressure, Border Patrol now counts getaways

CAMPO, Calif. (AP) — As federal lawmakers demand border security measures, and assurances that massive spending increases have yielded results, an old enforcement technique is getting fresh attention.

04/21/2013

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Search for fugitive ex-LA cop slows border traffic

SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. border inspectors are warning of unusually heavy traffic at California border crossings into Mexico amid the search for a fugitive ex-police officer wanted in the slayings of three people.

02/11/2013

John McAfee in Miami

Anti-virus software developer McAfee arrives in US

MIAMI (AP) — Anti-virus software founder John McAfee arrived in the U.S. on Wednesday night after being deported from Guatemala, where he had sought to evade police questioning in the killing of a man in neighboring Belize.

12/12/2012

Confiscated rubber ducks decorated as holiday figures

Customs seizes rubber ducks for chemical safety

LOS ANGELES (AP) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Southern California have seized nearly 36,000 Chinese rubber ducks that contain levels of a chemical that may be unhealthful for children. The ducks decorated […]

12/07/2012

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