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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

San Ysidro border crossing

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

Phony Louboutins

(AP) – Federal customs officials have stopped more than 20,000 pairs of counterfeit luxury shoes from tip-toeing into the U.S. from China. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Spokesman Jaime Ruiz says four shipments of fake […]

08/16/2012

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