Border patrols

December 04, 2017 - 10:59 am
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's state security court convicted four Syrians on Monday of helping Islamic State militants carry out a 2016 car bomb attack that led to the closure of the Syrian-Jordanian border. The court sentenced one defendant to death and three to life in prison with hard labor. The...
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November 30, 2017 - 9:29 pm
VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — A Texas sheriff who was among the first people to reach two badly injured U.S. Border Patrol agents said he thinks they may have been sideswiped accidentally by a tractor-trailer, not attacked, as President Donald Trump and some others have suggested. The injured agents were...
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FBI Special Agent in Charge of the El Paso field office Emmerson Buie Jr. speaks during a press conference at the FBI field office, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in El Paso, Texas, about the death of a border patrol agent and the severe injuries of a second agent. FBI officials said Tuesday that officers are investigating the incident as a “potential physical assault” on federal officers, but said there are several scenarios that might have led to the agents’ injuries. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP)
November 21, 2017 - 7:13 pm
DALLAS (AP) — An FBI official said Tuesday that the bureau is investigating the death of a border patrol agent and severe injuries to another as "potential assault," but he wouldn't rule out that they could have been hurt in some other way. Special Agent in Charge Emmerson Buie Jr. said during a...
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November 20, 2017 - 10:16 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into the death of a border patrol agent said Monday that the surviving agent who radioed in for help doesn't remember what happened. The official, who was briefed on the investigation but is not authorized to speak publicly and spoke...
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November 20, 2017 - 9:40 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the death in Texas of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into death of a border patrol agent says the surviving agent who radioed in for help doesn't remember what happened. The...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington. Trump is expressing more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
November 19, 2017 - 10:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported, appearing to question whether "this horror show" would actually aid in the conservation of any animal. The trophy policy was among issues...
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November 19, 2017 - 9:27 pm
VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent in Texas (all times local): 8:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says those responsible for the death one U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent and the serious injury of another will be brought to justice...
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November 05, 2017 - 11:17 am
PHOENIX (AP) — When U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered his get-tough-on-immigration speech in the border city of Nogales early this year, he promised a "new era" in immigration enforcement. Six months later, some of those promises are taking shape in federal court, but through the...
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November 03, 2017 - 6:57 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union says the U.S. government has released to her family a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was detained by border agents after surgery because she is in the U.S. without legal permission. The ACLU and U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro said in statements...
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November 03, 2017 - 2:20 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Eight Iranian border guard members have been killed during clashes with militants near the border with Turkey, state TV reported Friday. Iribnews.ir reported that the clashes took place near Chaldoran, some 865 kilometers (or 530 miles) northwest of the capital Tehran, in the...
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