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Mexican cartels using border migrant crisis to distract agents from drug smuggling, Carroll says

Mexican cartels are using the migrant crisis at the southern border to overwhelm U.S. agents stationed there so they can smuggle drugs here with greater ease, said James Carroll, the director of the White House Office of National ...

Mexican cartels using border migrant crisis to distract agents from drug smuggling, Carroll says

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US general: Cartels are using migrants to distract from drug smuggling at the border Criminal cartels are using groups of migrants as a distraction for their drug smuggling activities on the southern border, according to the commander of U.S. Northern Command....
19:48, 07/22/2019

Mexico: Agents were pursuing drug dealers when migrant shot Authorities in the northern Mexico state of Coahuila say state agents were investigating drug dealers when a Central American migrant was fatally shot...
20:48, 08/02/2019

U.S. will assign dozens of border agents to migrant asylum interviews Up to 60 U.S Border Patrol agents will be trained to conduct initial asylum screenings as part of a pilot effort to speed up the vetting of migrants who seek refuge in the United States, U.S. officials told a congressional committee on Thursday....
16:16, 05/09/2019

DHS Urgently Looking Into Crisis Of...Bad Posts From Border Patrol Agents Earlier this week, a ProPublica investigation found current and former Customs and Border Protection agents were members of a large private Facebook group filled with virulently racist, sexist, and openly threatening content, some of which directly t...
15:48, 07/03/2019

Mexican Cartels murdering over drugs, avocado trade Acts of horrific cartel violence is typically associated with drugs, but experts believe a recent mass killing in Mexico was related to avocado trafficking.        ...
14:16, 08/09/2019

Migrant families being flown to San Diego from Texas in U.S. border crisis Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing beginning on Friday, the agency said....
18:00, 05/17/2019

Hernández: El Chapo shows economic clout of Mexican cartels Putting a drug lord behind bars does not end his reign. The only way to really bring him down is to confiscate his assets. Yet this hasn't happened with Mexico's "El Chapo." Anabel Hernández examines why....
21:48, 07/28/2019

U.S. Speaker Pelosi opens door to more funds for border migrant crisis U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday opened the door to President Donald Trump's proposal for emergency funds to address a migrant surge at the southern U.S. border, saying some money to alleviate the humanitarian crisis could be included in p...
14:16, 05/16/2019

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....
15:32, 05/22/2019

Texas governor to send 1,000 National Guard troops to border over growing migrant crisis Texas Gov. Greg Abbott states that he will be sending 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas, along the U.S.-Mexican border, in order to tame the fires of the growing migrant crisis....
07:00, 06/22/2019

Poll: Percentage of Democrats who see border ‘crisis’ jumps 17 points since January amid spike in migrant families Blame over unauthorized immigration at the southern border falls about evenly between President Trump and congressional Democrats, according to a Post-ABC News survey....
07:48, 04/30/2019

New temporary migrant holding facility opens this week at the border to relieve overcrowding amid 'immigration crisis' As an influx of migrants apprehended at the border has triggered serious overcrowding, U.S. officials this week unveiled a “temporary” solution -- a new migrant holding facility for single adults at the Tornillo Port of Entry in Texas....
09:32, 08/16/2019

Migrant caravan on the 'Beast' train to avoid Mexican police raids and make it to U.S. border A long freight train loaded with about 300 to 400 migrants pulled out of the southern city of Ixtepec on Tuesday.        ...
10:00, 04/28/2019

Drug cartels' ties to politics in spotlight as Guatemala votes The mayor of Nueva Concepcion, a town on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, stands accused by prosecutors of drug trafficking and money laundering for Mexican cartels that use the coastal route to transport cocaine to the United States....
01:48, 06/14/2019

US migrant crisis: Trump stands firm on border stance hours after harrowing picture of dead father and daughter emerges Donald Trump reiterated his support for strict border control today, as the country was shamed by a picture of a father and daughter who drowned trying to reach the US....
11:16, 06/26/2019

Border 'czar': Cartels making more trafficking humans over drugs into US Criminal Mexican cartels now make more money trafficking people across the U.S. border than they do selling drugs, according to President Trump’s pick to be the first-ever national “border czar.”...
07:32, 06/28/2019

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. ...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Rescue boat captain: Don't let my case distract from refugee crisis Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete has pleaded with authorities not to be distracted from the humanitarian crisis off the coast of Libya. She said the EU needs to stop cooperating with the Libyan coast guard....
16:32, 07/10/2019

Mexican man charged in smuggling crash that left 6 dead CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A 23-year-old Mexican man has been arrested and charged with smuggling migrants in a run that ended death for six migrants. A statement Friday from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Corpus Christi says Ivan Dario Puga-M...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Mexico uncovers massive migrant smuggling ring using trucks Mexican officials say they have uncovered an industrial-scale migrant smuggling ring using tractor-trailer rigs disguised as freight deliveries for major companies...
11:16, 07/22/2019

Mexico steps up raids on migrant-smuggling trucks, uses giant X-ray Mexican officials have captured more than 200 migrants hidden in trucks over the past two days, including dozens spotted by a large X-ray scanner huddled in secret compartments, as the country steps up a crackdown under U.S. pressure....
15:00, 07/08/2019

Singapore says drug smuggling worsens, even as hangings rise Drug trafficking into Singapore, which has some of the world's toughest drugs laws, has risen recently, the law minister said on Wednesday, and he defended capital punishment for serious drug crime as reflecting public support....
23:48, 07/31/2019

Second Canadian sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling A Canadian citizen has been sentenced to death in China for producing and trafficking a large amount of methamphetamine, a Chinese court announced Tuesday....
07:48, 04/30/2019

What we know about the arrest of 16 Marines on human smuggling, drug charges The arrest of 16 Marines at Camp Pendleton is related to an two earlier arrests on human smuggling charges.        ...
08:16, 07/26/2019

16 Marines arrested on human smuggling, drug charges Sixteen US Marines were arrested at Camp Pendleton in California on Thursday during battalion formation for alleged illegal activities ranging from human smuggling to drug-related offenses, according to the 1st Marine Division. “Information gai...
11:32, 07/25/2019

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. Felix Dorfin, 35, was arrested in September at an a...
11:00, 05/21/2019

16 Marines arrested on human smuggling and drug charges Sixteen U.S. Marines were arrested Thursday on human smuggling and drug allegations at a base in Southern California, military officials said. The Marines were arrested at Camp Pendleton based on information gained from a previous human smuggling inv...
19:00, 07/25/2019

Japan police arrest 7 Chinese in mass drug smuggling TOKYO (AP) — Japanese authorities have arrested seven Chinese men on suspicion of smuggling what was believed to be a record amount of stimulants by ship-to-ship transfers. Tokyo police said Wednesday seven Chinese men aged 24-40 were arrested this w...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Costa Rica and Panama bust migrant-smuggling ring, arrest dozens Costa Rican and Panamanian officials on Tuesday morning arrested nearly 50 people linked to an international network suspected of smuggling migrants through Central America and toward the United States, prosecutors said....
15:16, 07/30/2019

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 of...
18:16, 06/05/2019

16 Marines arrested for alleged involvement in human smuggling, drug offenses Sixteen Marines were arrested at Camp Pendleton for alleged involvement in illegal activities ranging from human smuggling to drug-related offenses.        ...
13:16, 07/25/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts US drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times less than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
05:32, 06/07/2019

European Drug Report 2019 directly contrasts U.S. drug crisis, tells a story of relative calm Around 8,200 people died of an overdose in Europe in 2018, according to the European Drug Report. That's almost 10 times smaller than the number of overdose deaths in the United States....
03:32, 06/06/2019

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...
23:00, 05/22/2019

Mexico, US to launch plan against arms smuggling at border The Mexican government says it has reached agreement with the United States to combat gun smuggling along the U.S. border after seeing a spike in the number of illegal firearms detected so far this year...
11:16, 07/22/2019

White nationalist gang charged with directing killings and drug smuggling from prison Members and associates of the Aryan Brotherhood are charged with racketeering and conspiracy, among other chargesLeaders of a white nationalist prison gang were charged Thursday with directing killings and drug smuggling from within the most secure ...
16:32, 06/06/2019

16 Marines arrested on base for alleged involvement in human smuggling, drug offenses The U.S. Marine Corps said the 16 Marines were arrested during morning battalion formation at Camp Pendleton in San Diego County.        ...
19:00, 07/25/2019

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....
08:00, 05/30/2019

Mockney accents and drug-smuggling bunnies: rare David Bowie songs to be auctioned Reel-to-reel tape featuring three unreleased songs expected to sell for more than £10,000A reel-to-reel tape featuring three esoteric and previously unreleased David Bowie songs is to be auctioned at Omega Auctions in Merseyside town Newton-le-Willow...
11:16, 05/07/2019

U.S. Coast Guard jumps onto moving suspected drug-smuggling submarine in Pacific Ocean The US Coast Guard cutter Munro intercepted several suspected drug-smuggling vessels, including a semi-submersible vessel and two boats in June 2019.        ...
19:16, 07/11/2019

Marines arrested for smuggling illegal immigrants near southern border Two Marines were busted last week in California for allegedly smuggling a trio of illegal immigrants near the US-Mexico border. Marines Bryon Darnell Law II and David Javier Salazar-Quintero were caught about 10 a.m. last Wednesday by a US Border Pat...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Border crisis worsens: 100,000 border crossers arrested in April, highest since 2007 Nearly 100,000 people were taken into custody along the southern border in April after illegally crossing from Mexico into the United States, marking the highest number in one month since April 2007, according to new federal data....
19:32, 05/08/2019

Trump: Latest Mexico tariffs will bring jobs back to US, fight drug smuggling, remedy trade deficit Trump has identified several unrelated issues that he claims will benefit from the latest round of tariffs he has threatened to impose on Mexican imports. But they could also muddy the White House's argument for why urgent action is needed....
10:16, 05/31/2019

Agents armed themselves amid fears of riots at Texas migrant station: report US government inspectors reviewing an El Paso, Texas, migrant station warned as far back as May that conditions were so bad that border agents were arming themselves for possible riots, according to a report. The findings in a report by the Departmen...
11:00, 07/01/2019

Agents feared riots, armed themselves because of dire conditions at migrant facility, DHS report says WASHINGTON (NBC NEWS) — The government’s own internal watchdog warned as far back as May that conditions at an El Paso, Texas, border station were so bad that border agents were arming themselves against possible riots, countering Friday’s assertion ...
19:48, 07/01/2019

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 th...
11:32, 06/12/2019

Crossing the Border newsletter: One Place Where There Is No Border Crisis In this week’s Crossing the Border newsletter, a success story for the Border Patrol, reader suggestions on what to read, and a trip down the Devil’s Highway...
10:00, 05/02/2019

A Summer Camp on the Border, Where the Border Crisis Feels Far Away These teenagers, many the children of migrants, are growing up in the shadow of a national conversation about immigration. They feel the stereotypes. But at camp, “it’s way different.”...
17:48, 08/17/2019

Texas border agents say 5,500 migrants a day are illegally entering US Apprehensions have since soared 582 percent to levels not seen in almost two decades – and almost double what President Obama in 2014 called a “crisis.”...
15:00, 05/13/2019

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 se...
19:48, 06/10/2019

Border agents to be trained to conduct asylum interviews Immigration officials said they will train dozens of U.S. Border Patrol agents to start screening immigrants seeking asylum. The director of U.S. Citizenship And Immigration services said his team will train about sixty border agents. They will help ...
11:32, 05/09/2019

US will train dozens of border agents to screen for asylum Immigration officials say they will train dozens of U.S. border patrol agents to start screening immigrants on the southwest border for asylum amid a surge in the number of families seeking the protection....
15:48, 05/08/2019

U.S. says border agents patrolling river shot at from Mexico The U.S. Border Patrol says agents patrolling the Rio Grande have been shot at by gunmen from the Mexican side. U.S. Border Patrol agents watch colleagues motor past while patrolling for illegal immigrants in the Rio Grande crossing into the United S...
14:16, 08/10/2019

Another Democrat joins AOC in criticizing border patrol agents: 'We were disrespected' Rep. Norma Torres, D-Calif, said she felt unsafe during her visit to a southern border detention facility on "New Day" Tuesday and claimed she was disrespected by the agents on duty. ...
14:32, 07/02/2019

Border agents seize ancient Egyptian mummy linen US Customs and Border Protection officers in Michigan seized five jars of ancient Egyptian mummy linen coming illegally through the northern border last month. Inspection of a shipment on a Canadian mail truck in Marysville, Michigan, on May 25 revea...
17:16, 06/27/2019

Dozens of Border Patrol agents to be trained to screen for asylum LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (AP) – Immigration officials say they will train dozens of U.S. border patrol agents to start screening immigrants on the southwest border for asylum amid a surge in the number of families seeking the protection. Francis C...
15:32, 05/08/2019

Border Patrol agents arrest previously deported sex offender TUCSON, Ariz. – A previously deported sex offender was arrested near Nogales on Saturday after he reentered the country illegally. Tucson Sector CBP agents patrolling near a residential subdivision of Nogales came across 26-year-old Adolfo Torr...
23:16, 08/08/2019

4 bodies, including 2 infants, discovered by border agents, sheriff says Federal border patrol agents found four bodies, including two infants, in a brushy area near the Rio Grande River on Sunday evening and an investigation into their deaths is underway, reports said....
11:00, 06/24/2019

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....
01:32, 05/21/2019

U.S. border agents kill American in gunfight at U.S.-Mexico crossing U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers fatally shot an American man who pulled out a gun and started shooting while attempting to drive through the border crossing between Tijuana and San Diego late Monday, NBC reported....
06:00, 06/04/2019

U.S. investigating report of ‘disturbing’ Facebook group for border agents U.S. Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost said the posts are "completely inappropriate and contrary to the honour and integrity I see — and expect — from our agents."...
17:00, 07/01/2019

Border Patrol investigating 'racist' Facebook group for agents US Border Patrol is investigating a secret Facebook group which allegedly shared images of dead migrants and violent sexual memes of women who had spoken up in the migrants' defence....
10:00, 07/02/2019

An ever-expanding job for border agents: sensitive decisions on migrants' fates In a U.S. border patrol facility in El Paso, Texas, labels on holding cells indicate whether migrants have been selected - "yes" or "no" - for a new Trump administration program that sends asylum seekers to wait out their U.S. court hearings in Mexi...
11:00, 07/03/2019

Video shows migrant men detained in an overcrowded Texas facility yelling 'no shower' as Pence praised agents U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP A video by NBC News shows migrant men in an overcrowded facility in Texas yelling "no shower" and that they were only getting "three tacos" to eat. The video was taken during one o...
01:16, 07/14/2019

Border Patrol agents search Rio Grande for missing 2-year-old girl US Border Patrol agents were searching the Rio Grande River on Tuesday for a 2-year-old girl who went missing while crossing the waterway with her mother, officials said. Agents from the Del Rio Station Border Patrol Search Operations began wading th...
06:00, 07/03/2019

Former acting ICE director: Offensive comments by border agents will be investigated and 'dealt with' Former Acting ICE Director Tom Homan said Tuesday that alleged offensive social media comments by U.S. Border Patrol agents are being taken very seriously by the head of the agency. ...
10:32, 07/02/2019

Officials Knew About Border Agents' Secret Facebook Group for Years Earlier this week, an investigation by ProPublica revealed a secret Facebook group where Border Patrol agents mocked migrant deaths, posted sexist memes about legislators, and made racist comments. Since then, Department of Homeland Security acting s...
18:48, 07/03/2019

Border Patrol agents sickened by toxic raw sewage flowing in from Mexico IMPERIAL BEACH, California — Raw sewage teeming with toxic chemicals dumped in Mexico's northern border city of Tijuana has been flowing for decades into the United States while local, state, and federal authorities in both countries have failed to p...
05:48, 07/28/2019

Transfer of U.S.-Canada border agents raises concerns of delayed crossings U.S. Customs and Border Protection says 731 northern border agents from land, sea and airports are in the process of being sent to the U.S.-Mexico border...
15:16, 05/12/2019

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 t...
19:16, 05/22/2019

ACLU: border agents regularly perform 'warrantless' device searches Privacy advocates have long been concerned that US border agents may be overstepping their boundaries when searching devices, and the ACLU just obtained evidence appearing to support that theory. The civil rights group has motioned for summary judgm...
19:32, 04/30/2019

A Facebook group for border agents was rife with racism and sexism. Now DHS is investigating. Federal officials called the group’s posts “disturbing” and said that the inspector general of the DHS had started an investigation. Some of the posts, using edited images, depicted Rep. Ocasio-Cortez in sexually explicit ways....
18:00, 07/01/2019

U.S. DHS boss orders probe into border agents' 'disturbing' Facebook posts The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's acting secretary, Kevin McAleenan, has ordered an investigation into reports that border patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers in a secret Facebook g...
08:32, 07/03/2019

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.        ...
17:00, 06/04/2019

62 Border Agents Belonged to Offensive Facebook Group, Investigation Finds Internal investigators are examining agents who were members of social media groups that posted inappropriate images, memes and comments about immigrants and lawmakers....
23:16, 07/15/2019

Guatemalan migrant child dies after Mexican detention A 10-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl died after being taken to hospital from a Mexico City immigration detention center, Mexican authorities said on Thursday, adding to a growing number of deaths of minors migrating from the Central American country...
14:16, 05/16/2019

Dozens of Border Patrol agents and officers rushed to the scene of El Paso shooting More than 130 federal agents and officers assigned to the U.S.-Mexico border near El Paso, Texas, responded to the shooting scene at WalMart last Saturday, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection....
20:16, 08/08/2019

Rep. Biggs says Border Patrol morale taking hit as Congress continually 'castigates' agents Some lawmakers' continued criticism of the border patrol and its activities is taking a toll on agents' morale, according to Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz....
16:48, 07/05/2019

Border agents feared riots by migrants at overcrowded station: U.S. government documents U.S. agents at an El Paso, Texas border station feared riots by migrants being held in overcrowded and unsanitary cells and were "embarrassed" and "frustrated" by the detainees' conditions, according to documents from an internal government watchdog....
11:32, 07/01/2019

Border agents use tear gas to stop nearly 50 undocumented migrants who stormed Rio Grande bridge U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents had to use tear gas and pepper spray early Saturday to stop nearly 50 “undocumented individuals” from illegally entering the U.S....
18:00, 07/20/2019

Homeland Security chief orders investigation into border agents' Facebook group Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said Wednesday he's ordered an investigation into a secret Facebook group for Border Patrol agents, which contained disparaging remarks about immigrants and lawmakers....
10:00, 07/03/2019

New York Times op-ed writer calls for public shaming of US Border Patrol agents A human rights professor called for the identities of U.S. Border Patrol agents to be made public so they can be "shamed" for the mistreatment of migrants, saying a "mass atrocity" may be taking place. ...
06:16, 07/01/2019

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....
08:48, 06/05/2019

Mexican manufacturers demand background checks for migrant labor Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has promised thousands of jobs to migrants waiting on the northern border for U.S. asylum, but some employers are refusing to hire them unless the government screens for potential criminals....
18:00, 07/02/2019

10-year-old Guatemalan migrant girl dies in Mexican custody The death came on the same day as a 2½-year-old Guatemalan boy died in El Paso several weeks after being apprehended by U.S. immigration authorities....
19:00, 05/16/2019

Border agents seize nearly 350 pounds of protected fish from cargo ship in the Gulf of Mexico A group of fisherman in Louisiana could be facing jail time after border agents say they illegally reeled in nearly 350 pounds of a protected fish in the Gulf of Mexico last month. ...
11:16, 07/09/2019

Border agents confiscated lawmakers’ phones. Joaquin Castro captured photo and video anyway. Members of congress were not supposed to take images inside the border detention center in El Paso. The congressman said Americans needed to see what is inside....
16:32, 07/02/2019

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....
08:48, 06/14/2019

Ex-ICE chief Homan delivers fiery defense of border agents at hearing, rips lawmakers: 'Do your job' Former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan delivered a fiery defense of border agents during a House hearing where Democratic lawmakers just hours earlier had decried conditions at migrant detention centers -- as he rippe...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Tlaib doubles down on AOC's concentration camp comments, claims border agents believe it's a 'broken system' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., said she agreed with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., about the conditions of detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border and claimed AOC was right to compare them to Nazi concentration camps. ...
21:32, 07/07/2019

Top Mexican companies' results take hit from Nicaragua crisis Some of Mexico's largest companies operating in Nicaragua are counting the costs of a political crisis engulfing the Central American country since violent protests against President Daniel Ortega erupted in April last year....
18:16, 07/30/2019

Mexican cartel drug trafficker sentenced in Atlanta ATLANTA (AP) — The head of the U.S. arm of the cocaine transportation and distribution network of Edgar Valdez-Villareal, also known as La Barbie, has been sentenced to federal prison for trafficking cocaine and money laundering. In a news release Th...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' jailed for life Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman is likely to die in jail after being sentenced to life for smuggling illegal drugs into the US over a violent, decades-long career....
07:48, 07/17/2019

Trump Threatens Tariffs on Mexican Imports in Response to Migrant Surge President Trump said Thursday the U.S. would impose escalating tariffs on all Mexican imports beginning June 10, in an effort to push the country to deter the flow of asylum-seeking Central American families to the southern border....
22:32, 05/30/2019

Mexican prosecutors investigate police shooting of Central American migrant Mexican authorities are investigating the death of a Central American father shot by police in the northern city of Saltillo, state prosecutors said Thursday....
23:16, 08/01/2019

Border Patrol Agents Reportedly Fired Rubber Bullets at Children and Families Swimming in Juarez Border Patrol agents allegedly fired rubber bullets at families enjoying a peaceful Sunday swim in the Rio Grande in Juarez over the weekend, according to a report from El Paso NBC affiliate KTSM....
01:32, 08/13/2019

Trump administration asks for $23M to train Border Patrol agents to decide credible fear claims The Trump administration is requesting $23 million for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services officers to train U.S. Border Patrol agents on how to carry out credible fear screenings of migrants on the southern border, according to a House aide....
23:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. imposes drug-related sanctions on Mexican judge, former governor The United States imposed sanctions on Friday on 11 Mexicans, including a judge and a former governor, over their involvement with drug trafficking organizations, the Treasury Department said....
10:32, 05/17/2019

El Chapo: Mexican drug lord sentenced to life in prison US district judge imposed life sentence plus 30 years on Joaquín Guzmán at hearing in federal Brooklyn courtJoaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the ...
12:32, 07/17/2019

Mexican Federal Police accused of harassment at migrant shelter, latest in a series The Mexican Federal Police harassed migrants and threatened to raid a migrant shelter in Coahuila over the weekend, according to the head of a state agency and the head of the shelter, the latest in a series of similar reported incidents....
20:32, 07/22/2019

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 int...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Trump administration to give Border Patrol agents authority to decide asylum claims on the spot: Sources The Department of Homeland Security is racing to implement a plan that would give federal law enforcement on the border the authority to conduct interviews with asylum seekers who fear returning to their home countries, according to two sources with ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

WATCH: Border Patrol agents perform helicopter rescue of illegal immigrant stranded on Diablo Peak U.S. Border Patrol agents were sent to Diablo Peak in California to rescue a stranded illegal immigrant from Mexico who was in need of help on the mountain....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman faces life sentence See ya, Shorty! Infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will appear in Brooklyn federal court Wednesday, where a judge is expected to sentence him to life behind bars. Guzman, 62, whose nickname translates to “shorty,&#...
14:32, 07/16/2019

Now El Chapo’s back in jail, hunt is on for the Mexican drug baron’s money $12,666,181,704 … that’s the Sinaloa cartel boss’s sales in the US. Now he’s in jail, prosecutors want to seize his vast richesIt’s a favourite current joke in Mexico: “No más túneles!” – no more tunnels. There’s little chance of drug lord Joaquín “E...
01:32, 07/21/2019

Mexican drug kingpin 'El Chapo' draws life sentence in US prison While expressing no remorse, Mexican drug kingpin and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison....
14:48, 07/17/2019

Mexican Drug Lord "El Chapo" Sentenced To Life Plus 30 Years In Prison Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States, was sentenced by a U.S. judge on Wednesday......
12:00, 07/17/2019

Can Mexico fix the migrant crisis? The air is thick with humidity on the Suchiate River that separates Mexico from Guatemala. Yet the pontoon men are busy as usual. Using long poles, they strain as they push wooden rafts lashed to huge inner tubes from one bank to the other, illegally...
23:32, 06/21/2019

More Mexican troops arrive at Guatemalan border Mexico deployed more troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday amid growing evidence that the heightened military presence was deterring some migrants from trying to cross the border. (June 18)        ...
13:48, 06/18/2019

Drug lord to ‘wipe out El Chapo’s sons and take control of notorious Mexican cartel’ ANOTHER drug lord is set to eliminate El Chapo’s sons and take control of the Sinaloa cartel following the kingpin’s imprisonment, an expert has told Daily Star Online....
23:00, 07/26/2019

Meet the real-life action hero taking on a Mexican drug cartel Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb removes his AR-15 from the safety guard in his white Silverado pick-up and heads into the brush off a lonely stretch of freeway in search of bad guys — human traffickers and drug smugglers who have made the area around ...
15:16, 06/29/2019

| WATCH | Mexican drug lord jewellery goes on display ahead of government auction Visitors flocked to the presidential palace in Mexico City, to see the government's exhibition of jewellery reportedly seized from drug traffickers and other criminals, before the items go under the hammer....
09:48, 07/25/2019

How the media framed the way we see the migrant crisis Disaster reporting plays to set ideas about people from ‘over there’. By Daniel TrillingWhen did you notice the word “migrant” start to take precedence over the many other terms applied to people on the move? For me it was in 2015, as the refugee cri...
03:16, 08/01/2019

How the media contributed to the migrant crisis Disaster reporting plays to set ideas about people from ‘over there’. By Daniel TrillingWhen did you notice the word “migrant” start to take precedence over the many other terms applied to people on the move? For me it was in 2015, as the refugee cri...
05:16, 08/01/2019

US Border Patrol boat shot at from Mexican riverbank The U.S. Border Patrol agency confirmed to Fox News Friday that patrol boats stationed on the Rio Grande were shot at multiple times by gunfire coming from the Mexican riverbank....
13:48, 08/09/2019

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' begins life term in Colorado 'Supermax' prison Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," entered a Colorado prison known as "the Alcatraz of the Rockies" on Friday to begin a life sentence after being found guilty of a raft of crimes including conspiracy to commit murder....
20:32, 07/19/2019

Restrictive Mexican visas keep Central American migrants away from U.S. border Mexico has released hundreds of migrants from a detention center near Guatemala's border, but regional visitor visas keep them away from the United States....
14:48, 05/09/2019

Senator intervenes at border to help Mexican family apply for asylum Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said the mother needed medical attention for pregnancy complications and was exempt from the U.S. “metering” policy, a system used to cap the number of asylum seekers that does not apply to Mexicans....
21:16, 07/28/2019

Africans among migrants trekking to Mexican border — in record numbers More than 500 African migrants were found walking in groups across the Rio Grande — more than double the total of 211 African migrants who were detained by the Border Patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border in the 2018 fiscal year....
20:00, 06/16/2019

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 court...
09:48, 05/28/2019

Opiod drug use: Is the UK on the verge of a crisis? The use and abuse of opioid drugs - ranging from painkillers to heroin - is on the rise in the UK, particularly in deprived parts of northern England....
06:16, 07/09/2019

Mexican president denounces drug kingpin 'El Chapo' life sentence and 'inhumane' jail conditions Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador denounced the life sentence a U.S. judge handed down to drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman, who was extradited last year....
14:16, 07/19/2019

Dems clash over funding for Trump's migrant crisis House Democratic leaders are facing sharp pushback from rank-and-file members on plans to deliver billions of dollars to help ease the migrant crisis at the southern border, threatening to drag out another border funding fight with President Donald T...
13:00, 06/05/2019

El Salvador president: US is handling migrant crisis wrong The president of El Salvador says he is ready to work with the US government on creating security and jobs in his country to reduce the number people making perilous journeys into the US....
01:00, 07/01/2019

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe's poorest and most volatile countries....
00:48, 06/13/2019

Illegal crossing arrests at Mexican border dropped by about 20,000 in July: Officials The number of people arrested for illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border declined by approximately 20,000 in July, the second monthly decline in a row following a steep increase this spring, according to three senior Homeland Security officials an...
14:16, 08/06/2019

With Eight Mexican Deaths, El Paso Shooting Prompts New Cross-Border Anxiety Eight of the 22 people who died in El Paso, Texas, were Mexicans shopping in the U.S. for the day, a big part of the local economy likely to be damaged by Saturday’s massacre....
08:16, 08/06/2019

US Border Patrol boat on Rio Grande takes fire from Mexican side A US Border Patrol boat patrolling the Rio Grande was shot at early Friday morning from the riverbank on the Mexican side, US Customs and Border Protection, or CPB, reported....
12:48, 08/10/2019

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....
13:48, 05/28/2019

Violent Mexican border city opens its doors to U.S. asylum seekers Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of a program begun in January, U.S. and Mexican officials said....
00:16, 07/10/2019

Violent Mexican Border City Opens Its Doors To US Asylum Seekers Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part of a program begun in January, US and Mexican......
02:48, 07/10/2019

Mexico says migrant numbers at U.S. border down 40% since May The number of migrants reaching Mexico's border with the United States has fallen almost 40% since May, the Mexican government said on Tuesday, seeking to defuse tensions with U.S. President Donald Trump over a recent surge in migration....
16:16, 07/30/2019

Richard Gere and Matteo Salvini clash over migrant crisis Row follows US actor urging Italian government to ‘stop demonising asylum seekers’Italy’s far-right deputy prime minister, Matteo Salvini, has clashed with Richard Gere over the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, suggesting the Hollywood star shoul...
14:19, 08/11/2019

Mexico to urge G20 to pay attention to Central America migrant crisis Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that he will present a document at the Group of 20 summit this month that would ask the member nations to take note of the high numbers of migrants fleeing Central America through Mexico....
19:32, 06/14/2019

Mexico Proposes Redirecting U.S. Security Aid to Address Migrant Crisis Mexico’s president wants to take the security aid his country receives from the U.S. and use the money instead for an ambitious development plan for Central America and southern Mexico to help stop migration....
10:48, 05/08/2019

Pence seeks 'tangible measures' from Mexico on migrant crisis Ahead of high-stakes White House talks with Mexico on Wednesday, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was looking for a comprehensive suite of proposals from visiting officials about stopping the surge of migrants from Central America, a White House offici...
10:16, 06/05/2019

Dems scramble to break impasse over funding migrant crisis House Democrats are still haggling over the details of a contentious bill to deliver billions of dollars for the humanitarian crisis at the border, with chances of a vote before the Fourth of July diminishing by the day. Top Democrats left a closed-...
19:16, 06/12/2019

Desperate Cuban migrants await Mexican exit visas to travel to U.S. border Thousands of Cuban migrants lined up outside an immigration office in Tapachula, Mexico, awaiting exit visas allowing them to travel to the United States....
15:48, 05/06/2019

When the U.S. puts a border between migrant kids and their caretakers On June 12, Gerardo, a 41-year-old indigenous bricklayer from Guatemala, appeared before a U.S. immigration judge in El Paso, Texas. Since crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally two months earlier with his 14-year-old son, he had been separated fr...
05:00, 07/11/2019

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....
23:16, 06/04/2019

Mexico says migrant apprehensions at U.S. border down 30% in June from May Mexico's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that migrant apprehensions at the U.S. southern border were down 30% in June from May, citing data from U.S. Customs and Border Protection....
18:00, 07/02/2019

Migrant children still being separated from parents at border More than a year after the Trump administration ended a controversial policy that led to hundreds of family separations, as many as five migrant children per day continue to be separated from their parents at the border....
06:32, 07/12/2019

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 ...
13:32, 06/05/2019

Migrant border arrests reached nearly 100,000 in April U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested nearly 100,000 undocumented immigrants at the border in April, the second month in a row the number has topped 90,000, federal data indicate....
17:16, 05/08/2019

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get them legally...
05:16, 07/19/2019

Trump is avoiding a crisis of his own making with US-Mexico migrant deal, critics say Critics say Trump's deal with Mexico over migrants avoided a political crisis of his own making – one that could have wreaked havoc on the U.S. economy and sparked a political revolt from within his own party.     ...
20:00, 06/08/2019

Pelosi delegation visits Central America amid migrant crisis The speaker of the U.S. House has arrived in Guatemala with a congressional delegation, starting a Central American trip that seeks to explore the causes of immigration amid a crisis of migrants on the southern U.S. border...
20:16, 08/08/2019

U.S. House passes $4.5B emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package....
23:00, 06/25/2019

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....
18:00, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Femsa's Oxxo stores on Mexican border outperform after wage hikes, tax cuts Mexican conglomerate Femsa on Monday reported first-quarter growth, particularly in its Oxxo convenience stores near the U.S. border after President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador this year raised wages and lowered taxes in the region....
10:16, 04/29/2019

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....
11:32, 05/28/2019

Migrant man dies at New Mexico Border Patrol station The 32-year-old migrant man from El Salvador went "medical distress" while being processed at the Border Patrol Station in Lordsburg, New Mexico.        ...
18:16, 08/01/2019

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)        ...
02:16, 05/31/2019

Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agent bit by migrant A migrant woman is facing charges after she allegedly bit a Tucson Sector Border Patrol Agent. According to Customs and Border Protection, last Thursday an agent was arresting a Guatemalan woman for illegally crossing the border, when she bit the age...
06:32, 05/20/2019

What is happening to migrant children at US border facilities? – podcast Elora Mukherjee is a prominent US immigration lawyer. Several weeks ago she visited the Clint border facility in Texas, which was holding hundreds of children who had tried to cross the border. What she saw was so shocking she has decided to speak ou...
20:32, 07/10/2019

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 ...
16:16, 05/20/2019

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....
13:48, 06/04/2019

Border Patrol to hire staff to help with migrant processing WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol is working on hiring additional staff to manage the processing of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Officials said Tuesday the aim is to take the burden off uniformed agents, who can then go back into the fi...
10:32, 05/28/2019

Far from border, US cities feel effect of migrant releases MIAMI (AP) — A surge of asylum-seeking families has been straining cities along the southern U.S. border for months, but now the issue is flowing into cities far from Mexico, where immigrants are being housed in an airplane hangar and rodeo fairgroun...
12:48, 05/23/2019

43-year-old El Salvador migrant dies in US border custody WASHINGTON (AP) — A law enforcement official says a 43-year-old El Salvadoran man has died after collapsing at a Texas border station. The official says the man crossed the U.S.-Mexico border about a week ago with his daughter and was being held at t...
20:00, 06/29/2019

Bosnians protest against migrant influx in border town Several hundred Bosnians protested on Sunday against an influx of migrants in the western border town of Bihac, warning of security and health risks from thousands sleeping rough....
16:48, 06/16/2019

A Dramatic Drop in Migrant Arrivals on the Border: What’s Happening? A migrant shelter in San Diego that only a month ago was crowded with new arrivals was nearly empty this week amid a sharp downturn in migrant apprehensions on the southern border....
10:00, 07/10/2019

DHS predicts up to 25 percent drop in migrant apprehensions at border WASHINGTON — Border Patrol agents are on track to apprehend up to 25 percent fewer undocumented immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in June compared to May, acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said at a press confe...
17:16, 06/28/2019

GOP offers $4.6B border ‘humanitarian’ plan, 86% for ‘migrant care’ Senate Republicans Wednesday offered up a $4.6 billion package for humanitarian assistance on the U.S.-Mexico border, with the bulk going to improve migrant care and relieve the crisis of a record number of illegal immigrants arriving at the border....
10:16, 06/19/2019

At U.S.-Mexico border, a bus becomes a school for migrant children in limbo The children crammed into the bus and sat in two neat lines, poring over notebooks at desks where once there had been passenger seats. From the overhead baggage bins, a teacher hung their exploits: colored alphabet letters, watercolor paintings....
14:16, 08/05/2019

EU border force Frontex implicated in migrant abuse New reports, disputed by Frontex, place the EU border agency at scenes of brutality against migrants. The border guards of Greece, Bulgaria and Hungary have been found to be especially brutal....
11:48, 08/05/2019

Seven migrant deaths reported in 'extreme heat' at U.S. border Authorities in Texas reported seven migrant deaths on Monday, including those of a woman, two babies and a toddler, showing the danger of extreme summer heat as Central American families surge across the U.S.-Mexico border....
22:48, 06/24/2019

$4.6 Billion in Aid Advances to Help Cope With Migrant Surge at Border The Senate measure cleared a committee with bipartisan support and will be voted on by the full chamber next week, but it is unclear how well it matches the House’s plans....
15:16, 06/19/2019

Images of Border Patrol migrant overcrowding released Migrants were overcrowded in federal detention facilities in the Rio Grande Valley, where dangerous conditions were described as “a ticking time bomb” during June, according to an inspector general’s report Tuesday.   ...
18:32, 07/02/2019

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....
07:16, 05/28/2019

43-year-old migrant collapses at U.S. border station, dies in hospital A 43-year-old El Salvadoran man who crossed into the U.S. with his daughter collapsed at a border station and later died at a hospital, officials said Saturday....
22:32, 06/29/2019

US must spend $4.5bn to prevent more child migrant deaths at border, warns CBP CBP’s acting commissioner blames rising number of deaths of child migrants in US detention on a lack of federal fundingMore children may die in the detention of the US government unless Congress passes a $4.6bn emergency fund for immigration services...
06:32, 06/20/2019

Migrant woman dies shortly after Border Patrol detention EAGLE PASS, Texas (AP) — A 40-year-old female migrant has died in Border Patrol custody shortly after she was apprehended while crossing the border from Mexico. A statement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection says the Honduran woman was apprehend...
17:32, 06/04/2019

U.N. Rights Head ‘Shocked’ by Treatment of Migrant Children at U.S. Border Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations human rights chief, condemned the conditions faced by migrant children at the border, urging Washington to “consider the damage being done every day.”...
16:32, 07/08/2019

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....
09:16, 05/22/2019

Tent facility for migrant families, kids, to open at border YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — Border officials were expected to unveil the newest outdoor facility meant to detain immigrant children and families who cross the U.S. border near Yuma, Arizona. The number of families and children who travel unaccompanied spiked ...
21:48, 06/27/2019

Border Patrol Agent Who Hit Migrant With Truck Pleads Guilty Matthew Bowen, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge, had sent a text message referring to immigrants as “subhuman” and “murdering savages,” according to court documents....
20:00, 08/12/2019

Attorneys: Texas border facility is neglecting migrant kids EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A 2-year-old boy locked in detention wants to be held all the time. A few girls, ages 10 to 15, say they’ve been doing their best to feed and soothe the clingy toddler who was handed to them by a guard days ago. Lawyers wa...
10:00, 06/21/2019

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....
01:16, 05/28/2019

US Relocates Hundreds Of Migrant Children From Overcrowded Border Station Nearly 250 migrant children have been relocated to children's shelters from an overcrowded Texas border patrol station where attorneys said they had been held for weeks in dirty conditions without......
20:00, 06/24/2019

Morocco stops 3 migrant boats, arrests 40 on border fence Moroccan authorities have stopped boats carrying 117 sub-Saharan migrants from crossing to Europe and arrested 40 people trying to scale a fence into Spain's North African enclave of Melilla....
07:00, 05/13/2019

Migrant children relocated as US Border Agency commissioner resigns Around 250 children have been moved from a squalid detention center that was lacking in food, water, and medicine. Customs and Border Agency commissioner John Sanders has resigned his post amidst the backlash....
15:16, 06/25/2019

U.S. relocates hundreds of migrant children from overcrowded border station Nearly 250 migrant children have been relocated to children's shelters from an overcrowded Texas border patrol station where attorneys said they had been held for weeks in dirty conditions without adequate food and water....
23:32, 06/24/2019

Senate panel OKs aid to ease migrant surge at southern border The Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved $4.6 billion in largely humanitarian aid to address a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border with Mexico, with a vote expected in the full Senate as soon as next week....
12:32, 06/19/2019

Photos show Border Patrol saving migrant boy from drowning Border Patrol Agent Brady Waikel rescues a 7-year-old boy from Honduras after he fell out of a makeshift raft crossing the Rio Grande River near Eagle Pass, Texas, on May 10. (Bob Owen / The San Antonio Express-News via AP) _____ Photos show a Border...
15:32, 05/18/2019

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 ...
17:32, 06/05/2019

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 Gr...
10:48, 06/08/2019

Hundreds of Migrant Children Are Moved Out of an Overcrowded Border Station The children, who had been living for weeks in filthy conditions on the Texas border, have been transferred to other shelters, including a tent facility in El Paso....
17:48, 06/24/2019

Two-thirds of Americans blame drug companies for opioid crisis, new poll says About two-thirds of Americans believe drug companies are to blame for the opioid crisis, although nearly as many hold drug users themselves responsible, a new poll finds....
10:16, 04/28/2019

Opioid use booming as tramadol crisis emerges in Africa - U.N. drug report Synthetic opioid use is booming, the United Nations said on Wednesday in a worldwide drug report that showed deaths in the United States from overdoses still rising and a "crisis" of tramadol use emerging in parts of Africa....
17:00, 06/25/2019

Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking drugmaker executive convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe an addictive painkiller...
14:32, 05/02/2019

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the United States....
11:48, 06/27/2019

Why Roots of U.S. Border Crisis Lie South of Mexico The so-called Northern Triangle of Central America-- consisting of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras -- is a hotbed of poverty, corruption, gang violence and extortion. It’s also the leading source of the migrants who traverse Mexico in hopes of ga...
02:32, 07/05/2019

What to Know About Private Prisons Amid the U.S. Border Crisis Private prisons are the $4 billion industry at the intersection of debates in the U.S. over illegal immigration and governmental approaches to drug violations. Prison corporations now are being targeted for reproval by lenders and candidates hoping t...
23:32, 07/16/2019

Pregnant teens especially vulnerable in border crisis PHOENIX — As tales of wretchedness and overcrowding in government border detention facilities abound, one group of migrants is particularly vulnerable: teen moms and pregnant girls without parents of their own. Immigrant advocates and lawyers say the...
16:48, 07/04/2019

AOC blasts Republicans for ‘manufactured crisis’ at border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that US border camps are forcing migrants to drink “toilet water,” while blasting Republicans for their “manufactured crisis” at the southern border. The freshman congresswoman ...
12:48, 07/12/2019

Former Obama Homeland secretary: Border 'very definitely a crisis' Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, who served under President Obama, said Wednesday the U.S.-Mexico border is "very definitely a crisis" and that everyone should be focusing on a solution to address the issue.  He also worried the nation...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Mexico has it’s own border crisis — guns coming from the US CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Jorge Nava Lopez’s personal border crisis has little to do with migrants or drug trafficking. For this crusading top cop, it has everything to do with the US-made guns that are killing his compatriots. Every day, dozens of sem...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Migrant kids split at border were harmed in foster care, claims say Dozens of families separated at the border say their young children were sexually, physically or emotionally abused in federally funded foster care.        ...
08:00, 08/16/2019

Top Border Official Is Reassigned Amid Criticism of Conditions for Migrant Children The Border Patrol’s veteran El Paso sector chief is being transferred after a series of problems with conditions at detention facilities along the border....
23:48, 07/25/2019

Border Patrol to Relocate Hundreds of Migrant Children From Hell Camp The Associated Press reported on Monday that the Trump administration will move 300 children from a border patrol station in Clint, TX, which has come under scrutiny in recent days after an AP report on horrific conditions the government has been for...
12:16, 06/24/2019

Mexico plans border ‘unity’ rally, nabs 2 migrant activists 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...
10:00, 06/06/2019

Migrant toddler, father wash up dead in border-crossing tragedy A heartbreaking photo shows the bodies of a 23-month-old El Salvadoran immigrant still clinging to her father on the shore of the Rio Grande River on Monday — after they drowned while desperately trying to cross into the United States. Local media id...
17:32, 06/25/2019

Migrant kids separated at border faced abuse in foster homes SANTA ANA, Calif. — After local Guatemalan officials burned down an environmental activist’s home, he decided to leave his village behind and flee to the United States, hoping he’d be granted asylum and his little boy, whose heart was failing, would ...
16:00, 08/16/2019

Guatemalan migrant woman treated for miscarriage in Border Patrol custody Customs and Border Protection has confirmed a 25-year-old woman in their custody experienced a miscarriage. The woman was four months pregnant.        ...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Judge orders U.S. into mediation on border patrol treatment of migrant children A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the government into mediation to resolve serious concerns about the treatment of migrant children at crowded U.S. border patrol facilities in Texas....
14:32, 06/28/2019

On Albania border patrol, EU's Frontex helps tackle migrant flow Patrolling dirt paths on sun-baked hills bordering Greece, a European police team is helping Albania intercept more of the migrants trying to reach European Union states to the north....
10:00, 07/24/2019

'Savages': U.S. Border agent accused of slurs before bumping migrant with truck Text messages sent by a U.S. Border Patrol agent before he knocked over a migrant with a pickup truck showed he called migrants "subhuman," and "savages," according to federal court documents....
11:32, 05/20/2019

Migrant boy, 2, dies after being detained by US Border Patrol; 4th death of minor since December A Guatemalan official says a 2½-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border, the fourth to die in U.S. custody since December.        ...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Trump signs $4.6B aid package to bolster migrant care at U.S.-Mexico border Many Democratic lawmakers were hoping for more. They wanted stronger protections for how migrants are treated at holding facilities and to make it easier for lawmakers to make snap visits....
17:00, 07/01/2019

Italy and Slovenia start border patrols to stem migrant flows Italian and Slovenian police on Monday started joint patrols within 10 km of their border in order to stem the flow of migrants, Slovenian police said....
05:32, 07/01/2019

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 b...
14:48, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 6-Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, when he and four colleagues were found guilty of participating in a scheme to bribe doctor...
16:32, 05/02/2019

Politicization of migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary making them scapegoats, independent UN human rights expert warns  Expressing deep concern over how migration and migrants themselves are being politicized and scapegoated in Hungary, an independent United Nations human rights expert on Wednesday urged the Government to immediately end its “crisis” approach to the i...
11:32, 07/17/2019

Guatemalan migrants have Mexico facing a border crisis of its own When the migrant caravans cross the Suchiate River and international bridge from Guatemala, Adan Lopez springs into action in this steamy tropical city: He shuts down his shop and takes cover....
19:00, 05/06/2019

Children at the border: the crisis that America wasn't prepared for Despite fears stoked by Trump, fewer migrants are arriving at the border than in past years – but most are now children headed to facilities that are ill-equipped to receive themAt a border patrol processing facility in McAllen, Texas on 11 June, a g...
01:32, 06/30/2019

How a Native American reservation became entangled in the border crisis When President Trump proposed a barrier along the southern border with Mexico, a Tohono O’odham elder famously declared that the tribe did not understand the concept, having no word for “wall” in their native language. Vice chairman Verlon Jose seeme...
15:16, 06/29/2019

Horrific image illustrates crisis at the US-Mexico border The photo is haunting, a vivid reminder of the danger many face when they try to cross into the United States. It shows the human toll of a crisis at the border that's often debated with abstract statistics and detached policy arguments....
19:16, 06/25/2019

Treatment of Migrant Children at Border Is ‘Child Abuse,’ Says House Committee Chairman (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of a House committee says the treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to “government-sponsored child abuse.” That’s what Rep. Elijah Cummings says at a news conference before a heari...
17:00, 07/10/2019

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.”...
17:00, 06/08/2019

Mike Pence visits migrant detention facilities on southern US border – video The vice-president, Mike Pence, got a first-hand view of migrant detention facilities after touring two centres in Texas as he spoke out against grandstanding on Capitol Hill after legislators delivered emotional testimony about appalling conditions....
13:16, 07/13/2019

More Than 100 Migrant Children Return to Texas Border Facility Accused of Alarming Conditions (HOUSTON) — U.S. government officials say they’ve moved more than 100 kids back to a remote border facility where lawyers reported detained children were caring for each other and had inadequate food, water, and sanitation. An official fr...
15:32, 06/25/2019

Migrant kids moved to federal shelter over conditions at Border Patrol center Nearly 250 migrant children held in unsanitary conditions at a Border Patrol facility in Texas have been moved into the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services, according to a new report. The infants and children were housed at the cen...
08:00, 06/25/2019

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....
10:48, 05/27/2019

Racist texts from border agent accused of hitting migrant with truck revealed A US Customs and Border Patrol agent accused of hitting a Guatemalan man with a truck in 2017 and then lying about the incident called migrants “disgusting subhuman s–t unworthy of being kindling for a fire” just weeks earlier, federal prosecut...
13:32, 05/20/2019

Acting Border Chief Will Step Down as Migrant Children Are Returned to Texas Facility The Trump administration says it is transferring the children back to a shelter in Clint, Tex., that had seen hundreds of children held in overcrowded and filthy conditions....
11:16, 06/25/2019

Drug company founder, executives convicted of bribe scheme that fueled U.S. opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc and four colleagues were found guilty on Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe the drugmaker's addictive painkiller, helping to drive the U.S. opioid drug abuse crisis....
12:00, 05/02/2019

Trump Administration Will Start DNA Testing Migrant Families Seeking Asylum at Southern Border The Department of Homeland Security is launching a DNA testing pilot on the southern border next week to identify and prosecute people posing as families. The program is intended to limit human smuggling, according to reports from CNN and BuzzFeed....
10:32, 05/02/2019

Lawyers Say Migrant Children Are Living in ‘Traumatic and Dangerous’ Conditions at Border Detention Site (EL PASO, Texas) — A legal team that recently interviewed over 60 children at a Border Patrol station in Texas says a traumatic and dangerous situation is unfolding for some 250 infants, children and teens locked up for up to 27 days without ad...
17:32, 06/20/2019

U.S. border agency acting head leaving as House passes migrant aid funding bill The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency said on Tuesday its acting commissioner is resigning as House Democrats passed a $4.5 billion funding package to ease a migrant surge that has subjected children detained at U.S-Mexico border to ove...
03:32, 06/26/2019

House to vote on new border bill amid outcry over conditions at migrant detention centers “Legislation is necessary,” Pelosi said in a letter to House Democrats, pointing to limits on the Trump administration that were left out of the recent emergency spending bill....
16:48, 07/08/2019

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.        ...
15:48, 06/05/2019

10-month-old baby dead, 3 missing after migrant raft overturns in Rio Grande along Mexico border A man told a border official that a raft carrying nine people had overturned and his baby son and nephew had been swept away.        ...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Sarah Sanders: Border crisis will 'get worse' until Democrats help fix problems Following a discussion about a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy who died in Customs and Border Protection custody this week, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Democrats need to act in order to prevent the humanitarian crisis at the border....
08:32, 05/22/2019

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....
10:48, 05/31/2019

Community leaders call for action aid in border humanitarian crisis TUCSON – With more than 7,000 migrants processed at the Benedictine Monastery since Jan. 1, Catholic Community Service and several community leaders have teamed up together to achieve one goal – help with the humanitarian crisis in Tucson...
13:32, 05/03/2019

Many in media changing their tune on border 'crisis' after claiming it was 'manufactured' Media pundits and anchors seemingly switched gears in recent weeks and now consider the immigration problems at the southern border a "crisis," after months of downplaying the issue and blaming President Trump. ...
14:48, 06/30/2019

House inches toward 11th hour deal on aid for border crisis House Democratic leaders are close to completing a long-awaited deal with Republicans to deliver billions in emergency aid to the southern border, with plans to approve the package as early as next week. The House aims to pass its bill as soon as nex...
10:32, 06/19/2019

House approves $4.5bn border crisis spending bill – live Democratic-controlled chamber passes Senate-drafted measure despite opposition from progressives – follow the latest live Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.06pm BST Texas Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar called for a moment of ...
15:16, 06/27/2019

Obama border patrol chief on immigration crisis: Congress not 'looking at what they need to do right now' President Obama’s border patrol chief said Monday that he isn’t optimistic Congress can end the immigration crisis on the southern border--or even wants to deal with it....
12:00, 04/29/2019

Former acting ICE chief defends administration response to border crisis Former acting Immigration and Customs Director Ron Vitiello defended President Donald Trump's response to the influx of migrants at the southern border in an exclusive interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer....
14:32, 07/04/2019

Hope in the drug crisis: New data show prescription opioid use fell at a historic rate last year Prescription opioid use in the U.S. was down 17% in 2018, marking the single largest annual decline ever recorded, said research firm IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science...
04:00, 05/09/2019

Tucson Border Patrol gets shout out from White House for recent drug seizure TUCSON – Tucson Sector Border Patrol received some national spotlight Thursday after the White House went to social media to thank Arizona U.S. Customs and Border Protection for preventing a drug smuggling attempt across the border. According t...
00:48, 08/03/2019

UN rights chief ‘appalled’ by US border detention conditions, says holding migrant children may violate international law Conditions in which migrants and refugees are being held in the United States are appalling, said the UN human rights chief on Monday, underscoring that children should never be held in immigration detention, or separated from their families....
08:16, 07/08/2019

House Passes an Emergency Funding Bill to Care for Migrant Families Detained After Crossing the Border (WASHINGTON) — It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied...
23:48, 06/25/2019

Acting Trump administration border chief resigns amid furor over treatment of migrant children Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders will resign amid furor over the Trump administration's treatment of migrant children....
10:32, 06/25/2019

DHS chief decries 'child recycling' at border, recalls migrant who ‘bought’ infant for $80 to exploit loopholes Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan relayed a stunning account Thursday of how a 51-year-old man “bought” a 6-month-old child in order to exploit loopholes in the U.S. immigration system that would allow him to stay in the country. ...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Record 61,000 migrant children surge over border, $230M spent for snacks, diapers, baby formula A record 61,000 unaccompanied migrant children have surged over the U.S.-Mexico border and been handed to federal care facilities since October, and there are still over two months left in the fiscal year, according to immigration officials....
11:32, 07/25/2019

Sheriff Mark Napier discusses humanitarian crisis and border safety TUCSON- Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier is fresh off his trip from Washington D.C. after testifying before a congressional subcommittee about border security on Capitol Hill. “This is a very critical problem for our nation,” said Sheriff ...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Trump delays planned ICE raids to see if Congress can solve border crisis President Trump announced Saturday that a planned mass roundup of illegal immigrants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is being delayed for two weeks, in the hope that a bipartisan solution to the border crisis can be reached....
18:00, 06/22/2019

HHS Secretary: Congress must act on border crisis, blasts 'false narrative' about shelters Congress must act to fix the crisis at the southern border and "false narratives" about the Department of Health and Human Services' work must stop, according to Secretary Alex Azar....
23:32, 06/24/2019

Border crisis, immigration: What we know about child detention centers, deportations, the photo The immigration crisis is increasingly a series of moving parts operating on many fronts, from Capitol Hill to the Texas border.        ...
16:32, 06/26/2019

Trump: Dems could help solve border crisis in '15 minutes to an hour' with one WH meeting President Trump said Democrats could stop stonewalling over immigration and solve the issue with just a quick meeting, in remarks broadcast Sunday with ABC News’ "This Week" anchor George Stephanopoulos....
19:32, 06/16/2019

New figures on June border arrests show we're 'still in crisis mode,' says Cuccinelli Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli said Wednesday that new statistics on border apprehensions in June shows that the system is still in "crisis mode."...
10:16, 07/10/2019

Dan Bongino calls out Congress: Throw your politics 'in the garbage' and fix the border crisis Fox News contributor Dan Bongino called on Congress to throw their politics "in the garbage" and come together on ways to address the border crisis. ...
08:32, 06/24/2019

Kashmir crisis: India-Pakistan border clashes 'kill several soldiers' At least five people have been killed in gunfire along the Kashmir border, Pakistani officials have said. The border skirmishes come amid heightened tensions in Kashmir over India's move to revoke the region's autonomy....
11:32, 08/15/2019

Trump rips Dems over border crisis, says migrants should stay home President Trump dismissed the Democrats who exposed often-squalid conditions at detention facilities for illegal immigrants on the southern border as “Just Pols” — and said the best way to fix the humanitarian crisis was to tell the migrants to stay ...
02:32, 07/04/2019

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 ...
23:48, 05/31/2019

TSA deploying hundreds of officials to southern border to combat immigration crisis The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is planning to send hundreds of officials to the southern border to help the Department of Homeland Security with the escalating immigration crisis, Fox News confirmed Wednesday....
08:01, 05/15/2019

Border Patrol commissioner demands Congress pass emergency funding amid surge in migrant children As members of Congress continue a war of words about the surge in illegal immigration, a dilemma over what to do specifically with young, unaccompanied migrants is starting to take center stage....
07:00, 06/22/2019

Report: Secret Border Patrol Facebook group mocked migrant deaths, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Screenshots reportedly from a secret Facebook group for current and former Border Patrol agents, with thousands of members, show posts that joked about the deaths of migrants and discussed throwing burritos at Latino members of Congress visiting a de...
13:48, 07/01/2019

Hundreds of migrant children reportedly moved from Border Patrol facility in Texas following claims of neglect, mistreatment The U.S. government has reportedly moved migrant children from a Texas border facility after reports surfaced of children experiencing neglect and maltreatment....
11:16, 06/25/2019

Woman, Her 3 Children Found Dead On Texas Border Amid Immigration Crisis A woman and her three children were found dead in a wildlife management area often used for illegal crossing into the United States from the border with Mexico in southern Texas, Hidalgo County......
20:00, 06/24/2019

Beto O’Rourke rips Trump on border crisis during Ellis Island tour Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke made a pilgrimage to Ellis Island Monday and used the opportunity to criticize President Trump over the treatment of migrants at the US border. “Seeing some of the displays and some of the pictures of i...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Angelina Jolie: The Crisis We Face at the Border Does Not Require Us to Choose Between Security and Humanity We Americans have been confronted by devastating images from our southern border and increasingly polarized views on how to address this untenable situation. At times I wonder if we are retreating from the ideal of America as a country founded by an...
15:16, 07/31/2019

Sen. McSally urges action on Trump’s $4.5B emergency border funding, ‘crisis’ situation Arizona Sen. Martha McSally, citing the humanitarian and security “crisis” on the southern border, is demanding that the Senate move to provide the $4.5 billion emergency funding President Trump is seeking, comparing it to other disasters plaguing th...
18:48, 05/08/2019

'The situation is extreme. Fix it': Shanahan, McAleenan reveal Trump's command on border crisis Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told "Fox & Friends" Tuesday that President Trump demanded "better results" at the southern border during a recent meeting....
16:48, 05/14/2019

Sen. Mike Braun: Despite gridlock, Congress has a real solution to address the border crisis When I arrived in Washington, the government was shut down due to the humanitarian and security crisis on our southern border. Six months later, as Democrats refuse to address this emergency, the crisis has deteriorated to the point that even the New...
21:16, 06/19/2019

Arizona city fights to spread compassion for migrants amid border crisis The progressive stance of Tucson, Arizona’s second largest city, is evident in the area’s rich history of immigration activismOn a recent evening, immigrants’ rights activist Zaira Livier stood in Tucson’s Historic Fourth Avenue district, clipboard i...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Lindsey Graham proposes strict immigration bill amid border crisis Sen. Lindsey Graham debuted a new immigration bill on Wednesday to tackle the "perfect storm brewing at the border," taking aim at Central American migrants who he says have relied on immigration loopholes for too long....
16:00, 05/15/2019

Rep. Crenshaw: AOC 'getting bolder with her lies' about border crisis, refuses to offer illegal immigration fix Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., hasn't told the truth about her visit to a border detention facility and refuses help alleviate the crisis, according to Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas....
19:32, 07/02/2019

Liberals angry with Trump administration treatment of migrant children force House leaders to amend border bill House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) called a meeting Monday evening with members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the Congressional Hispanic Caucus....
19:16, 06/24/2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused border patrol officials of forcing migrant women to drink out of toilets while detained JEENAH MOON/Reuters Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused US Customs and Border Patrol agents of forcing detained migrant women to drink water out of toilets at a Texas facility. Ocasio-Cortez accused CBP of "systemic cruelty w/ a dehumanizing cult...
18:32, 07/01/2019

'I just hope they can have a normal life in America': Two boys from Kansas sell lemonade to raise money for migrant children at the border Health and Human Services handout via Reuters Ben and Carter Wilson, 10 and 8, ran a lemonade stand last week to raise funds for legal defense for migrant children. John told to the Kansas City Star that he and his wife looked into how they could he...
03:48, 07/04/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hong Kong airport disruption, Geneva Conventions at 70, new Ebola drug, French fighters in Iraq, Mediterranean migrant and Aden updates Our main stories today cover: Human rights chief on chaos at Hong Kong airport; Geneva Conventions have been ‘limiting brutality’ for 70 years; breakthrough drug in DR Congo Ebola fight; France pushed to repatriate nationals on death row in Iraq; ‘Ra...
10:00, 08/14/2019

Laura Ingraham gets a first-hand look at the 'border crisis,' Fox Nation behind-the-scenes special drops Tuesday Laura Ingraham took the "Ingraham Angle" to the U.S.-Mexico border Monday to get a first-hand look at the 'border crisis' in the Del Rio sector of Texas....
00:16, 05/07/2019

Texas Attorney General: Congress is a 'brick wall' stopping Trump from addressing border crisis Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton believes there are ways to solve the border crisis placing a heavy burden on his home state, but President Trump and his administration are being stonewalled by Congress....
11:48, 05/20/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola now an international Public Health Emergency, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared an international Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exciting and potentially defining’ moment for Sudan, says UN adviser; more cooperation’s ...
04:48, 07/27/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola Public Health Emergency in DR Congo, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared a Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exciting and potentially defining’ moment for Sudan, says UN adviser; more cooperation’s needed to secur...
14:48, 07/17/2019

EU fines major banks €1 billion over currency cartels Regulators in the European Union have levied a hefty fine on Barclays, Royal Bank of Scotland, Citigroup, JPMorgan and Japan's MUFG over collusion in currency trading....
16:32, 05/16/2019

More than 100 migrant children returned to 'horrific' Texas border station More than 100 migrant children have been returned to a "horrific" Texas border station just a day after being moved out, a US border official has confirmed....
16:48, 06/25/2019

Cartels thrive in New Mexico county after feds shut down checkpoints ALAMOGORDO, NM — In this sprawling desert city in the shadow of the Sacramento Mountains, local officials are fed up with the border crisis — and have gone rogue. Otero County last month became the first border community to declare a state of emergen...
21:48, 05/05/2019

Banks fined over 'Essex Express' foreign exchange cartels Five banks have been fined a total of €1.07bn (£936m) for taking part in foreign exchange trading cartels dubbed "Three Way Banana Split" and "Essex Express"....
05:16, 05/16/2019

Border agent who called migrants 'subhuman' pleads guilty to intentionally running over migrant U.S. Border Patrol agent Matthew Bowen pleaded guilty to running over a Guatemalan migrant with his patrol vehicle in December 2017.        ...
15:32, 08/14/2019

Europe Fines 5 Banks $1.2 Billion for Their Roles in Foreign Exchange Cartels Traders at Barclays, Citigroup, JPMorgan Chase, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and the Royal Bank of Scotland engaged in anti-competitive behavior, the European Commission found....
12:32, 05/16/2019

Mike Pence heads to border to defend migrant facilities as Democrats decry 'unconscionable' conditions Mike Pence will tour a migrant detention center while House Democrats host a hearing about the centers featuring Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez        ...
08:32, 07/12/2019

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....
09:32, 06/01/2019

3 Mexican nationals were killed and 6 were wounded in the El Paso shooting, Mexican officials say Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via Associated Press Three Mexicans were killed in Saturday's shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, Mexico's president said. Texas officials said Saturday that 20 people were killed in total, and 26 wounded. A 21-yea...
08:16, 08/05/2019

Republicans Are Going to Great Lengths to Distract from Trump’s Racism A week has passed since Donald Trump tweeted an undeniably racist message about four Democratic congresswomen, telling them to “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.” But the outrage hasn’t abated. Nor should it. And Republican...
16:32, 07/21/2019

Soccer: U.S. women say lawsuit won't distract from title defense U.S. women's national soccer team players said their focus will be on the field when they start their World Cup title defense in Paris next week despite their high-profile lawsuit against their soccer federation....
01:16, 06/09/2019

London Bridge inquest: man threw chair to distract attackers from victims Gerard Vowls followed trio, shouting and throwing bottles, and tried to draw them towards policeA man followed the three London Bridge attackers, shouting and throwing objects at them in an attempt to lure them into the line of fire for armed police,...
07:32, 05/21/2019

Tucker Carlson accuses Democrats of trying to distract Americans from the real problems Fox News' Tucker Carlson vented his frustration Friday with Democrats, criticizing them for their reaction to President Trump giving Attorney General William Barr authority to declassify information related to the origins of the Russia probe and accu...
20:32, 05/24/2019

NBC News' Tom Brokaw says politics, medical marijuana help distract from cancer: report SurvivorNet went to see the long time NBC News journalist to talk about his experience with cancer and how he’s learned to live with it in the years since his diagnosis. ...
03:48, 07/03/2019

Environmental groups say Premier Jason Kenney’s ‘war room’ threats won’t distract them "The war room makes for good theatre, but the people who follow this closely are going to look at this as amateur hour," said Keith Stewart of Greenpeace....
09:00, 05/19/2019

Moment brazen thieves distract woman and steal almost £1,000 from her bag as she queues in east London bank This is the moment when a woman lost nearly £1,000 after being targeted by a group of thieves as she waited in a queue in a NatWest bank in east London....
02:48, 06/10/2019

Hong Kong protesters are using lasers to distract and confuse. Police are shining lights right back. Demonstrators point lasers at surveillance cameras to avoid being identified by facial-recognition software, and police use lights to identify protesters and confuse them....
11:48, 08/01/2019

CNN's Acosta suggests Trump ordered unsealing of 2016 intel to 'distract' from Pelosi spat CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta suggested late Thursday that President Trump ordered Attorney General William Barr to declassify intelligence tied to surveillance of Trump's campaign during the 2016 election in order to "distract" from...
19:32, 05/23/2019

Whoopi Goldberg claims Trump wanted to distract from Mueller hearing with Cummings tweets Following President Trump's twitter spat with House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md, Whoopi Goldberg asked if the feud was purposely concocted to distract from Robert Mueller's Capitol Hill testimony. ...
15:16, 07/29/2019

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes has ‘fear’ Trump will launch military strike to distract from Democratic debates MSNBC pundit Chris Hayes declared he has a “fear” that President Trump will launch a military strike to distract from the upcoming Democratic debates on June 26-27 in Miami....
10:32, 06/24/2019

UA Baseball to play Hermosillo (pro Mexican team) again; Mexican Baseball Fiesta has record number of teams TUCSON – The University of Arizona baseball team will play the professional pro Mexican baseball squad the Hermosillo Naranjeros once again this October.  UA Coach Jay Johnson says the team is pretty excited.  A number of other Pro-Mexican-Leag...
22:16, 07/29/2019

'This is terrifying': His daughter is being detained while border agency is in 'crisis mode' The 7-year-old girl was moved to four facilities in a matter of four days, all while having no line of communication with her parents.        ...
16:32, 06/26/2019

What Do We Need Men For? E Jean Carroll on so much more than Trump The columnist’s harrowing book exposes both hideous men and a split between baby boomers and millennial feministsEver since the legendary Elle advice columnist E Jean Carroll appeared on the cover of New York magazine wearing the same (unwashed) Donn...
23:16, 07/13/2019

E. Jean Carroll Is Getting Death Threats It’s been nearly three weeks since writer E. Jean Carroll accused Donald Trump of raping her in a dressing room at Bergdorf Goodman 23 years ago and, just as Carroll expected, absolutely nothing has happened to Trump, save for a small (and likely un...
11:16, 07/14/2019

The Familiar Despair of E. Jean Carroll's Testimony The essay that writer E. Jean Carroll published in New York last week was designed, with every muster of magazine bona fides, to mark an event. From the cover—a picture of Carroll in the coat she says she was wearing when Donald Trump, then real esta...
12:32, 06/25/2019

Thomas: No regrets over middle finger at Carroll Ravens safety Earl Thomas said he stands by flipping the middle finger to Seahawks coach Pete Carroll in a September game after going down with a broken leg....
18:48, 07/24/2019

White House Ghoul Stephen Miller Tries to Distract from Trump’s Racism—With More Racism White House senior policy adviser and epic hack Stephen Miller has the personal attributes of being extremely arrogant and, at the same time, not very bright....
16:32, 07/21/2019

The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett Every stage of the plastic lifecycle releases harmful carbon emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to global heatingUpset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hardPlastics are among the most ubiquitous materials in our economy, our lives, a...
01:48, 06/25/2019

What next for Andy Carroll, the striker who never quite hit his heights? | Barney Ronay The very English centre-forward is surplus to requirements at West Ham but another club could surely harness his talentsWhen the time comes for a big screen Andy Carroll biopic it may be a good idea to start with a chase scene. Perhaps even that trau...
04:16, 07/20/2019

The Fiver | It’s not exactly Andy Carroll in a helicopter Googling his new team Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!There was a time when the The Fiver used to hate the transfer window because too much was going on. The Man doesn’t pay us by the word, you know. So, even if we filed a lead item and 10 transfer wind...
08:32, 07/16/2019

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades....
13:16, 08/07/2019

Federal drug crackdown yields 32 arrests in notoriously drug-heavy San Francisco neighborhood “It’s pretty bad. They're just shooting up right in front of you,” one local business owner described the drug-infested area.        ...
20:48, 08/07/2019

‘She’s not my type,’ Trump says of E. Jean Carroll, who accused him of sexual assault WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in a New York City department store in the mid-1990s is not his “type.” The president said in an interview with...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Pete Carroll is the NFL’s oldest head coach. You wouldn’t know it by watching him. The league’s coaches keep getting younger, but Carroll’s message of positivity – complete with pickup basketball and dance-offs – is still at work for the Seahawks....
10:00, 08/15/2019

E. Jean Carroll Says She Would Not Consider Bringing Rape Charges Against President Trump Renowned advice columnist E. Jean Carroll has said that she would not press rape charges against President Donald Trump for an alleged assault in the 1990s. In an excerpt released Friday from her forthcoming book, What Do We Need Men For? A Modest Pr...
15:00, 06/22/2019

Top Dems Are Completely Fucking Up the Response to E. Jean Carroll's Allegations Last week, writer E. Jean Carroll credibly accused the president of sexually assaulting her in a New York City dressing room in the mid-’90s. She was the 17th woman to accuse President Trump of sexual misconduct....
17:00, 06/25/2019

E. Jean Carroll told two people about her alleged rape. This is what they remember. E. Jean Carroll told her friends Lisa Birnbach and Carol Martin about her alleged rape by Trump. Today, the women reveal details about those conversations.        ...
10:16, 06/27/2019

‘I Was Banged Up Against the Wall,’ E. Jean Carroll, Trump Accuser, Tells CNN The longtime Elle magazine advice columnist said Monday that she tried to fight back against Donald Trump’s advances in a fitting room of Bergdorf Goodman. The president has denied the accusation....
17:48, 06/24/2019

Trump's Response to E. Jean Carroll's Accusations Sure Sounds Like a Threat On Friday, New York magazine published an excerpt from E. Jean Carroll’s forthcoming memoir in which she accuses President Trump of a 1990s sexual assault in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room. In response, Trump spent the weekend encouraging his suppo...
13:16, 06/23/2019

Do Not Let The Barrage Of Mets Failures Distract You From This Mets Failure When the Mets manage to make the covers of all three New York City–area tabloids, as they did on Tuesday morning, it is seldom because they’ve done something good. Some of that is because of how New York City’s tabloids work and most of it is because...
16:00, 05/22/2019

CBP K-9 stops meth smuggling attempt TUCSON – Authorities say a man from Caborca, Sonora is facing smuggling charges after he was stopped with nearly 50 pounds of methamphetamine stashed in his vehicle. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers say the 26-year-old attempted to c...
20:00, 07/12/2019

E. Jean Carroll's Friends Come Forward to Corroborate Trump Assault Claim Less than one week after columnist E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in the 1990s, the two previously unnamed women Carroll said she confided in immediately after the attack have also come forward to corroborat...
11:00, 06/27/2019

Columnist E. Jean Carroll says she 'never suffered' mentally from alleged Trump assault Getty/Getty In an excerpt of her upcoming book, "What Do We Need Men For?", published last week, Elle advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in the mid-1990s. At another point in the book, which is...
22:48, 06/27/2019

Journalist E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump, Moonves of sexual assault Journalist and advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump and former CBS CEO Les Moonves of sexual assault in an excerpt of her forthcoming book published Friday in New York magazine....
14:16, 06/21/2019

Donald Trump accused of sexually assaulting writer E Jean Carroll Carroll alleges that Trump assaulted her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in 1995 or 1996, as president says he ‘never met’ herDonald Trump is facing a fresh allegation that he sexually assaulted a woman in his days as a real estate developer in t...
17:48, 06/21/2019

Impending NBA free agent DeMarre Carroll says wife will likely choose his next team DeMarre Carroll is not going to be the biggest name on the free-agent market this summer and isn’t likely to get as much attention as Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard or Kyrie Irving....
07:48, 06/26/2019

Deadline Day LIVE - Dybala Spurs deal off, Carroll set for Newcastle return? "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
06:16, 08/08/2019

E Jean Carroll says she received death threats after accusing Trump of rape Exclusive: advice columnist says for the first time in her life she has bullets loaded into the handgun in her bedroomE Jean Carroll, the esteemed New York journalist who has alleged Donald Trump raped her in the Bergdorf Goodman department store in ...
16:00, 07/12/2019

E. Jean Carroll on Trump's Denial of Alleged Sexual Assault: 'I'm Sick of It' Columnist E. Jean Carroll, who accused President Donald Trump of raping her in an excerpt of her upcoming memoir What Do We Need Men For? A Modest Proposal published to the Cut on Friday, is tired of the runaround....
07:16, 06/24/2019

The New York Post's Story on E. Jean Carroll's Trump Allegations Is Mysteriously MIA The notoriously right-wing New York Post posted a story last week about the writer E. Jean Carroll’s allegations that President Trump sexually assaulted her in the ‘90s. The article has since mysteriously disappeared from the internet....
17:32, 06/24/2019

Baby Archie’s first race row may be a taste of things to come | Micha Frazer-Carroll There’s no excuse for Danny Baker’s professed ignorance of the history of black people being compared to animalsA chimpanzee in a suit. It’s a racist caricature associated with times gone by – ones we’d like to imagine we had left behind in the 20th ...
15:32, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump says sexual assault accuser E Jean Carroll 'not my type' Writer claims Trump forced himself on her in New York department store in 1990sDonald Trump has said a New York-based advice columnist who accused him of sexually assaulting her in a department store in the mid-1990s is not his “type”.“I’ll say it wi...
19:00, 06/25/2019

E. Jean Carroll accuses President Trump of sexually assaulting her in mid-1990s E Jean Carroll in New York on April 9, 2006 / julieannesmo The writer E. Jean Carroll says in a new book that President Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room of the Bergdorf Goodman store in New York City in the mid-1990s. A descript...
15:16, 06/21/2019

Writer E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump of rape. Why are we so reluctant to talk about it? Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll wrote in her memoir that President Donald Trump raped her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in the 1990s.        ...
15:48, 06/24/2019

Earl Thomas Says He Doesn't Regret Flipping The Bird At Pete Carroll Safety Earl Thomas starred in one of the more iconic images from last year’s NFL campaign when he shot a middle finger toward his own sideline and head coach, Pete Carroll, while being carted off the field after breaking his leg. Now, months later, T...
09:00, 07/25/2019

Hair discrimination is intertwined with racism. Let's follow California, and ban it | Micha Frazer-Carroll At school and at work, black people are routinely castigated for their hairstyles. The US state is showing the UK the way to goAs the beads, in every shape, size and colour, rattled on to the wooden school desk, my deputy headteacher finally understo...
07:32, 07/08/2019

Donald Trump sexually assaulted E. Jean Carroll in the mid-1990s, writer says in new book E. Jean Carroll says in a new book that President Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room of the Bergdorf Goodman store in New York City in the mid-1990s. The White House strongly denied her claims....
18:32, 06/21/2019

Beauty queen, journalist, pioneer. The many faces of Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll. Before the current moment in the media's glare, author E. Jean Carroll was a journalistic luminary, beauty queen and cheerleader.        ...
11:48, 07/03/2019

Trump sexual assault accuser E Jean Carroll considers police complaint Writer open to working with NYPD in criminal investigationCarroll to CNN: ‘He pulled down my tights. There was a fight’ E Jean Carroll, the celebrated advice columnist who has accused Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her in the mid-1990s, has said...
10:32, 06/24/2019

Beauty queen. Journalist. Pioneer. The many faces of Trump accuser E. Jean Carroll. Before the current moment in the media's glare, What Do We Need Men For author E. Jean Carroll was a journalistic luminary, beauty queen, cheerleader.       ...
05:48, 07/03/2019

Racing lines: How Carroll Shelby helped Aston Martin win Le Mans 1959 Carroll Shelby takes the flag for Aston at Le Mans 60 years ago Aston Martin's breakthrough success was a fantastic display of driving ability and human endurance Illness and burnt feet. Those were the abiding memories of Le Mans 1959 for Roy Salv...
02:00, 07/04/2019

Earl Thomas: No regrets about giving Pete Carroll middle finger after getting hurt Earl Thomas stands by the middle finger he famously flashed at his former coach as he was being wheeled off the field last year after suffering an injury....
06:48, 07/25/2019

Steve Bruce relishes having ‘local hero’ Andy Carroll back at Newcastle • Free-transfer striker returns to Newcastle after eight years away• Andy Carroll: ‘My friends and family are here. It’s home’Eight years after departing Newcastle in a January deadline-day transfer Andy Carroll has returned in another 11th-hour move...
11:16, 08/08/2019

Famed columnist E. Jean Carroll claims Trump sexually assaulted her in 1990s Famed advice columnist E. Jean Carroll claims that now-President Trump sexually assaulted her in a department store dressing room in the mid-1990s, it was revealed. Carroll told New York Magazine the real estate tycoon approached her in Bergdorf Good...
11:00, 06/21/2019

16 Marines in California Are Charged With Human Smuggling The Marines are suspected of smuggling undocumented immigrants into the U.S., but a spokesman said he did not have information on the details of the alleged operations....
14:16, 07/25/2019

Texas man gets prison for smuggling immigrants in furniture CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area man has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for trying to smuggle immigrants in furniture after three people were found in a plastic-wrapped dresser that was nailed shut. Federal prosecutors say 23...
09:00, 05/21/2019

Earl Thomas has no regrets giving Seahawks coach Pete Carroll finger last year Former Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas, now with the Baltimore Ravens, doesn't regret flipping off former coach Pete Carroll last year.       ...
09:48, 07/25/2019

Columnist E. Jean Carroll Accuses Trump of Violent Sexual Assault In Harrowing NY Mag Article New York magazine’s The Cut published an excerpt on Friday from longtime advice columnist E. Jean Carroll’s forthcoming memoir What Do We Need Men For? A Modest Proposal on Friday. In it, Carroll—whose “Ask E. Jean” column has run in Elle magazine fo...
12:32, 06/21/2019

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-month-old child he falsely claimed was his son, U.S. immigration officials said....
03:32, 05/17/2019

Iran says it seized foreign tanker for allegedly smuggling oil Iran has seized a foreign tanker and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel into the Persian Gulf, state television said Thursday, quoting Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The ship and its 12 crew members were seized Sunday in the Strait of Hormuz. &...
08:48, 07/18/2019

Lawyer busted for smuggling contraband to client in jail This lawyer is going to need a lawyer. A Manhattan criminal defense attorney was busted Friday for smuggling contraband to his inmate client, authorities said. Justin Levine, 60, of the Upper East Side admitted to investigators that he sneaked in cig...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Man caught at JFK smuggling finches for bird-singing competitions A Connecticut man tried smuggling nearly three dozen live finches from Guyana through JFK Airport so he could sell them for use in high-stakes Big Apple bird-singing competitions, federal officials said....
23:16, 06/17/2019

Russian Vladimir Kuznetsov arrested for smuggling gun parts out of U.S. Federal authorities have arrested and charged a Russian man with arms trafficking for sending illegal firearm parts and accessories from the United States to Russia, prosecutors said in announcing the indictment....
20:48, 08/07/2019

Eel smuggling arrests rise 50% in Europe-wide crackdown Europol says about 15m of the creatures were seized last year in trade worth €3bn annuallyThe number of arrests for the smuggling of eels in Europe has increased by 50% after a concerted effort by enforcement agencies to tackle the problem.Eels are i...
12:16, 06/27/2019

Australia emphasizes tough stance on people smuggling Australian Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is warning human smugglers and people seeking to enter Australia by boat not to do so, emphasizing that the government continues to enforce the country's tough border protection policy....
04:16, 06/04/2019

E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump of rape and calls spike to National Sexual Assault Hotline After E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump of rape, there was a 53% increase in calls to the National Sexual Assault Hotline, RAINN reports.        ...
23:48, 06/25/2019

George Conway: Republicans Who Believed Juanita Broaddrick Should Believe E. Jean Carroll’s Assault Accusations Against Trump George Conway, husband of White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway and frequent critic of President Donald Trump, has spoken out about writer E. Jean Carroll’s new sexual assault accusations against the President. In an op-ed for the Washington P...
11:48, 06/23/2019

The US Coast Guard Caught This Cocaine-Smuggling Semi-Submersible The U.S. Coast Guard today announced that the Coast Guard Cutter Munro would offload thirty-nine thousand pounds of cocaine in San Diego with Vice President Pence presiding. The copious amounts of powdered narcotic had been taken in 14 separate seizu...
21:48, 07/11/2019

Iran Seizes Foreign Tanker It Accuses of Smuggling Fuel Iranian forces seized a foreign tanker, the country’s Revolutionary Guard said, pushing oil prices up on fears Tehran could further disrupt shipping traffic in the Mideast....
08:32, 07/18/2019

Iran seizes Iraqi oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: TV Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power amid heightened tension with the West....
20:16, 08/04/2019

Prolific crime gang behind £600m UK smuggling operation smashed An organised crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering has been smashed by Europol....
11:00, 05/22/2019

6 Indians Arrested In Sri Lanka For Smuggling Gold Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Sri Lankan officials have arrested six Indian nationals at an international airport for attempting to smuggle gold worth over Rs 1.7 crores, the police said....
08:48, 08/04/2019

Iran says it seized 'fuel smuggling' tanker in Persian Gulf Iran state-run media said Thursday that its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a foreign vessel in the Persian Gulf, accusing it of "smuggling fuel."...
09:48, 07/18/2019

16 U.S. Marines arrested on suspicion of smuggling undocumented migrants and drugs The troops were suspected of involvement in the smuggling of undocumented immigrants into the United States from Mexico and various unspecified drug-related offenses....
18:00, 07/25/2019

Iran Says Foreign Oil Tanker "Smuggling Fuel" To Arab Countries Seized Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps has seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel to some Arab states, Iran's state TV reported, adding that seven sailors onboard of the tanker had......
06:48, 08/04/2019

Costa Rica and Panama Arrest Dozens on Suspicion of People Smuggling An international network, officials say, transported migrants from Africa, Asia and the Caribbean through Central America and toward the United States....
15:48, 07/30/2019

Iranian woman pleads guilty in Minnesota in tech smuggling case An Iranian woman pleaded guilty in Minnesota on Friday to charges that she stole technology from U.S.-based companies which was then exported to Iran through a fake company in violation of U.S. law and international sanctions....
03:48, 08/10/2019

16 Marines arrested on accusations ranging from human smuggling to drugs, officials say More than a dozen U.S. Marines were arrested early Thursday on a variety of accusations ranging from human smuggling to drug-related offenses, according to officials....
16:48, 07/25/2019

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
11:16, 06/12/2019

Iran seizes oil tanker in Gulf 'smuggling fuel to Arab states' State TV says seven sailors of different nationalities detained during incident in the GulfIran’s Revolutionary Guards have seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel to Arab states, Iran’s state TV reported, adding that seven sa...
07:16, 08/04/2019

Woman who claimed to be Uber driver charged with smuggling immigrants in New Mexico The driver, Evelyn Limas, has been charged with one felony count of smuggling undocumented immigrants.        ...
19:16, 07/11/2019

Relief For Pehlu Khan Family As Cops To Reinvestigate Cow Smuggling Case An Alwar court on Thursday permitted the Rajasthan Police to reinvestigate a case of cattle smuggling against the sons of Pehlu Khan, a 55-year-old dairy farmer who was killed by a group of cow......
23:32, 07/11/2019

Two active-duty Marines accused of smuggling migrants from Mexico for cash Lance Cpls. Byron Darnell Law II and David Salazar-Quintero, both active-duty Marines stationed at Camp Pendleton, were arrested by Border Patrol agents.        ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Farmers jailed in Australia for smuggling Danish pig semen in shampoo bottles Two men from GD Pork pleaded guilty in WA to breaching biosecurity laws to gain ‘unfair’ breeding advantageTwo pig farmers in Western Australia will be jailed after being convicted of illegally importing Danish pig semen concealed in shampoo bottles....
00:16, 08/14/2019

Turkey breaks up smuggling ring that brought thousands of migrants to Europe Turkish police said on Wednesday they had detained the leaders of what they called Europe's biggest people-smuggling ring, which helped thousands of irregular immigrants reach Europe from the Middle East....
09:00, 05/29/2019

Iran Seizes Vessel in Persian Gulf Accused of Smuggling Fuel The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps has seized a vessel accused of smuggling fuel and detained its crew, Iranian state television said, the latest incident of Tehran interdicting ships in the volatile Persian Gulf....
15:16, 08/04/2019

New Jersey woman admits role in smuggling $2 million in airplane parts to Iran A Morristown woman pleaded guilty to conspiring with an Iranian national to smuggle airplane components worth an estimated $2 million to Iran.        ...
10:48, 06/16/2019

Grenades, Mines and U.S. Weapons Parts: Argentina Foils Huge Smuggling Operation Acting on tips from the United States and Brazil, the authorities raided several sites, arresting 23 people and confiscating more than 2,500 weapons....
11:16, 06/28/2019

'A Kinder egg?': Boris Johnson shocked to hear prisoners' smuggling techniques – video Boris Johnson grimaced and exclaimed 'you are joking' as he was shown a body scan from a prisoner who tried to smuggle contraband into jail in a Kinder egg hidden inside his body. The prime minister was on a tour of HMP Leeds, an inner-city Victorian...
13:03, 08/13/2019

Border Patrol demonstrates dangers migrants face crossing the border Tucson- Border Patrol agents hosted a mock scenario highlighting the dangers border crossers face on Thursday. Border Patrol officials said migrants need two gallons of water a day to walk through the desert. During the summer, it can get as hot as ...
11:48, 05/10/2019

Border Patrol apprehends 'largest group' of illegal immigrants near US border yet U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday morning apprehended its largest group of illegal immigrants caught at once, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported....
19:00, 04/30/2019

Border Patrol apprehensions along southern border fall for first time in 2019 After a record-setting run where more Central Americans were entering the U.S., their numbers fell in June, representing a possible summer slowdown.        ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

‘Joy, Excitement, and Togetherness at the Border.’ With Three Hot Pink See-Saws, These Architects Turned the U.S.-Mexico Border Wall Into a Playscape A spot of brightness recently emerged amid the the gray desert sand and the dark steel fencing laid across the border of Sunland Park, New Mexico, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: flamingo pink see-saws that cut through the border wall were installe...
19:16, 07/30/2019

Border patrol finds four bodies near US-Mexico border in Texas Bodies of a woman in her early 20s, a toddler and two infants were found and are believed to have been dead for daysUS border patrol agents in South Texas have discovered the bodies of four people, including three children, near the Mexican border, a...
10:32, 06/24/2019

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 tr...
10:32, 06/05/2019

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 su...
14:48, 06/08/2019

Engineer nabbed smuggling US military-grade chips to China faces 219 years in prison An electrical engineer is facing up to 219 years in federal prison after being found guilty of exporting military-grade semiconductor chips to China. Yi-Chi Shih — the 64-year-old engineer in question, and also a part-time Los Angeles resident — was ...
01:00, 07/04/2019

Florida police thwart smuggling of McDonald's burgers and sandwiches, chewing tobacco into jail   Reps for the Clay County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) in Florida announced that officials thwarted a would-be smuggler’s attempt at sneaking six McDonald’s sandwiches and a tube of Grizzly chewing tobacco into the department’s detention facility....
11:16, 06/01/2019

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
09:00, 06/18/2019

Our planet is in crisis. But until we call it a crisis, no one will listen | Caleb Redlener, Charlotte Jenkins and Irwin Redlener We study disaster preparedness, and ‘climate change’ is far too mild to describe the existential threat we faceWhen Senator Kamala Harris was asked about climate change during the Democratic debate in June, she did not mince words. “I don’t even call...
12:48, 07/31/2019

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. to end after season 7 According to Deadline, Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. will be coming to an end after season seven airs next summer, with show’s official Twitter account sharing a little statement thanking fans and highlighting the fact that it’s “the longest-runnin...
11:00, 07/18/2019

Man arrested at New York airport for allegedly smuggling 34 live song birds hidden inside plastic hair curlers A Connecticut man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday after returning from South America with nearly three dozen small live birds, each concealed in a plastic hair curler hidden inside his carry-on luggage to be sold for high...
03:48, 06/18/2019

'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' to end with Season 7 ABC is turning off the lights on production of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," announcing Thursday the drama will end with its upcoming seventh season....
12:00, 07/19/2019

N4T Investigators: Agents Pulled? TUCSON – With a record number of migrants illegally crossing the southern border, there is growing concern that the Border Patrol is being stretched to the breaking point. According to Border Patrol chief Carla Provost, 40% to 60% of our nation...
22:16, 07/03/2019

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Ending With Season 7 Mission accomplished for Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.? The long-running ABC series set in the Marvel universe is coming to an end after the already announced seventh......
13:00, 07/18/2019

Yuma BP agents assaulted in two separate incidents YUMA, Ariz. – Two Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents were assaulted in two separate incidents that involved an individual resisting arrest last week, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. In early hours of July 14, an agent was elbowed...
19:00, 07/25/2019

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. sets up some big questions, along with a sprinkling of answers After installments which were much more invested in delivering fun moments for the cast and viewers alike, here’s “The Other Thing,” an Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. episode which seems more dedicated to moving the plot forward than significant character de...
01:32, 06/15/2019

Travel agents reveal how much you should really be spending on your honeymoon Getty Images The average US couple spends $4,500 on their honeymoon. But the cost of a honeymoon can vary widely based on the style of vacation you choose, your accommodations, and several other factors. We asked travel agents how much couples shoul...
19:16, 06/27/2019

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. wraps up a lot, thanks to its Daisy ex machina As Chekov once wrote, “nothing good ever happens when the monster-killing bomb goes off ten minutes before the end of the episode.” Trust Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., though, to defy such conventions — unless, of course, you were a big fan of Sarge....
19:00, 07/12/2019

Intriguing unrestricted free agents remain out there Defenseman Jake Gardiner is an accomplished defenseman and Marcus Johansson and Patrick Maroon played in the Stanley Cup Final.       ...
07:48, 07/04/2019

Opinion: This is where the top remaining NBA free agents should sign We’re making our best pitch to each of the top remaining NBA free agents about where they should go once signing period begins at 6 p.m. Sunday.       ...
11:48, 06/30/2019

NCAA issues rules for agents of NBA hopefuls A memo, obtained by ESPN, says agents of NCAA players wanting to test the NBA draft waters must have a bachelor's degree, three years of NBPA certification and liability insurance....
18:16, 08/06/2019

CBP agents arrest gang member from El Salvador YUMA, Ariz. – An 18th Street gang member from El Salvador and six other undocumented immigrants from Mexico and Honduras Saturday were arrested by Yuma Sector Border Patrol Agents Saturday morning. Wellton Station agents discovered evidence of foot t...
18:48, 05/13/2019

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. sends up startups, but fails to launch In the opening minutes of “Code Yellow,” Deke Shaw (Jeff Ward finally returning to the series) arises from his latest incarnation of The Framework, the virtual-reality environment created by Fitz and Holden Radcliffe that the time-traveler had origin...
20:16, 05/31/2019

Bomb squad agents injured in explosion Two agents with the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation's Bomb Squad were injured, one critically, in an explosion Friday morning in an eastern county, the SBI said....
11:16, 07/27/2019

Dissent in Ranks of Hollywood Writers Who Fired Their Agents As television and movie writers find themselves in a standoff with the four major talent agencies, some of them want to push their unions in a new direction....
17:32, 07/15/2019

U.S. immigration agents arrest 680 workers at Mississippi plants U.S. immigration authorities arrested nearly 700 people at seven agricultural processing plants across Mississippi on Wednesday in what federal officials said could be the largest worksite enforcement operation in a single state....
00:16, 08/08/2019

Security agents attack Sudanese sit-ins, 6 killed in clashes Sudanese protesters say security agents loyal to ousted President Omar al-Bashir attacked their sit-ins overnight, setting off clashes that left six people dead, including an army officer...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Men pose as DEA agents in ruse to get inside home: police Police in a Houston-area suburb are looking for two armed men who allegedly posed as Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents to try and get inside a home Tuesday....
16:32, 05/29/2019

Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D smashes storylines together for the season's big two-parter The first thing that came to mind in the early minutes of “Collision Course, Part 1" was this—Lord, how far we’ve come. In comparison to the first season of Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D., which did its best to fit into the then-still-pretty-grounded my...
03:16, 07/06/2019

Perry, Pavelski among veteran NHL free agents to watch Big money will flow to forward Artemi Panarin, center Matt Duchene and goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky on July 1 as the top three NHL free agents available       ...
03:48, 06/27/2019

Writers union says talent agents are violating antitrust law The Writers Guild of America has filed claims in federal court alleging three of the entertainment industry’s biggest talent agencies are violating antitrust and anti-racketeering laws...
16:16, 08/19/2019

Five TSA agents hurt as man tries to rush Phoenix airport checkpoint Five U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers were hurt on Tuesday when a man attacked them as he tried to rush a checkpoint at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Arizona, a TSA spokeswoman said....
15:48, 06/18/2019

Hollywood Writers Struggle to Get on Same Page in Fight Against Agents Thousands of Hollywood writers fired their agents after the Writers Guild of America declared war on the big talent agencies. Now some writers have secretly gone back to their agents as the battle drags on....
05:16, 07/20/2019

NCAA issues rules for agents; LeBron responds A memo, obtained by ESPN, says agents of NCAA players wanting to test the NBA draft waters must have a bachelor's degree, three years of NBPA certification and liability insurance....
06:16, 08/07/2019

Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into the neighboring country. NNA reported Tuesday that the two members of the State Security Department w...
06:00, 06/18/2019

Another Familiar Face Will Return for Agents of SHIELD's Last Season Kevin Hart is joining a superheroic comedy. Neill Blomkamp has departed the new RoboCop movie. Pennywise gets snacking in more new It Chapter Two footage. Plus, what’s to come on Fear the Walking Dead and Pennyworth, and we have a mighty need for tod...
09:32, 08/16/2019

CBP investigating agents’ Facebook group insulting AOC, other lawmakers US Customs and Border Protection is probing a private Facebook group allegedly made up of its CBP agents that was filled with chatter about harming and sexually abusing congress members — including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Assistant Commissione...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. confronts the season's big mystery in this exclusive clip Last season of Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. ended on a moving and bittersweet note: Phil Coulson was dying, but he and Melinda May left the team to spend his final weeks (or possibly months) alive together on a remote beach, the romance they had p...
09:32, 06/13/2019

Giannis wants Bucks' free agents back next year After a disappointing loss to the Raptors in the conference finals, the Bucks reflect as their star talks of getting everyone back together next season....
15:16, 05/27/2019

AOC's 'concentration camps' rhetoric is 'demoralizing' agents, acting ICE chief says Recent remarks by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., comparing U.S. detention facilities for migrants to "concentration camps" are hurting the agents who care for the children at the border, the acting ICE director claimed....
03:32, 06/20/2019

FBI, IRS agents search Baltimore mayor's homes, City Hall Federal agents raided the homes and offices of Baltimore's embattled mayor on Thursday amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales of her children's books to disguise government kickbacks....
14:16, 04/28/2019

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. doesn't forget about its characters, even while setting up the finale If there’s one lesson to be learned from genre fiction, it’s this: nothing good ever happens in an ancient temple. It’s a lesson learned the hard way by Yo-Yo and Mack in this week’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., though to be fair Izel gives them very litt...
00:48, 07/27/2019

US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport CHICAGO — Officials say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport thwarted a man’s attempt to import several pounds of African rat meat. Customs spokesman Steve Bansbach said Tuesday that th...
06:00, 07/03/2019

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. bets the house on a broadly comic casino riff Has Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. ever done an episode as purely goofy as this? Sure, there have been some lighthearted outings, like season four’s “Hot Potato Soup” and its Koenig brothers silliness, but that was deep into a season already marked ...
20:16, 05/24/2019

NHL potential unrestricted free agents: Ranking the top 25 players in the marketplace When defenseman Erik Karlsson opted to re-sign with Sharks, it removed a significant amount of pizzazz from free-agent class. Here's the ranking.       ...
12:16, 06/26/2019

A high-tech heist starts to reveal the stakes on Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. This isn’t Sarge’s first rodeo. That much is clear before we’ve even hit the first act break of “Window Of Opportunity,” the second episode of season six of Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. “This rock has it all, Sarge,” says Pax, as our newest villains help t...
20:48, 05/17/2019

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. reveals the scary side of the show's best love story As members of the S.H.I.E.L.D team, especially in the early days, scientist sidekicks Simmons and Fitz always served a utilitarian purpose (“I’m engineering, she’s biochem”) to the narrative. But their six-season journey from friendship to romance ha...
18:32, 06/21/2019

Diversion of customs agents slows Global Entry interviews WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s decision to shift some Customs and Border Protection agents to the southern border is leading the agency to cancel some interviews for the Global Entry traveler-screening program. Travel-industry gro...
19:16, 06/21/2019

Deportee from Romania escapes from ICE agents at Chicago airport: reports An illegal immigrant captured in Texas and being deported back to his native Romania escaped from the custody of ICE agents earlier this month, according to reports....
02:32, 06/26/2019

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. picks up the pieces in a confident, table-setting premiere Back its early seasons, how many would have predicted that of all the planned Marvel live-action television shows, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. would be the one to make it to the end of Phase Three of the MCU? Yet while the other series have come and gone,...
18:48, 05/10/2019