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Portable radar system to find victims under rubble unveiled

PASADENA (CNS) – A radar system that can detect the heartbeats and breathing of victims buried under rubble after a major disaster — using technology developed at Jet Propulsion Laboratory for tracking spacecraft — was […]

09/25/2013

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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

David House poses with his laptop computer at his Somerville, Mass. home on Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

New details in how the feds take laptops at border

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly disclosed U.S. government files provide an inside look at the Homeland Security Department’s practice of seizing and searching electronic devices at the border without showing reasonable suspicion of a crime or […]

09/09/2013

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DHS employee behind racist website on paid leave

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Homeland Security Department says an employee who runs a racist website predicting and advocating a race war has been put on paid administrative leave. An acquisitions officer for Immigration and Customs […]

08/24/2013

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Asylum seekers at Southwest US border double

PHOENIX (AP) — Requests for asylum in the United States along the Southwest border with Mexico have more than doubled over the last three years as immigrants seek legal entry into the country by claiming […]

08/16/2013

Immigration Services Director Alejandro Mayorkas, May 11, 2010. (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg)

Homeland Security official probed

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s choice to be the No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department is under investigation for his role in helping a company run by a brother of former Secretary […]

07/23/2013

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Police: 2 arrested in Canada terror plot

TORONTO (AP) — Police in Canada say two men have been arrested and charged with plotting a terrorist attack against a Canadian passenger train in an al-Qaida supported attack.

04/22/2013

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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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Details of the Senate immigration bill

A look at the 844-page immigration overhaul bill introduced this week in the Senate by four Democratic and four Republican lawmakers.

04/18/2013

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Ricin: A bioterror agent with few real victims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ever since the anthrax and terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the poison ricin has at times been lumped in with other bioterrorism agents because it comes from a relatively common plant and seems easy to make.

04/17/2013

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