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More than $1.2M of cocaine seized at Nogales border

TUCSON – More than $1.2 million of cocaine was seized the Port of Nogales after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers stopped a smuggling attempt at the Dennis DeConcini Crossing Monday. Monday afternoon, a CBP narcotics detecti...

More than $1.2M of cocaine seized at Nogales border

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Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history. (June 18)        ...
08:45, 2019-06-19

More than $1bn worth of cocaine seized from ship at Philadelphia port US authorities say it was one of the largest drug busts in American history, the latest in a series of seizures along the east coastUS authorities on Tuesday seized more than $1bn worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history.The US...
01:30, 2019-06-19

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth $1B seized at Philadelphia port PHILADELPHIA (WCAU) – Shipping containers full of illegal drugs have been found and seized by federal authorities at a Philadelphia port in what federal authorities describe as the largest seizure in the region’s history. A senior law enforcement official said more than 15,500 kilos of c...
05:15, 2019-06-19

33K pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest US drug busts U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
07:45, 2019-06-19

Authorities: cocaine seized from Port of Savannah container SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Federal authorities say they’ve seized more than 21 kilograms (47 pounds) of cocaine and arrested two people during a warehouse raid in Georgia. U.S. Attorney Bobby Christine said in a news release Tuesday that federal and local law enforcement agencies served a search war...
00:15, 2019-06-12

Incomplete border tunnel found in Nogales parking lot TUCSON – An incomplete cross-border tunnel underneath a parking lot in Nogales was discovered by bi-national officials on Wednesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said. Tucson Sector Border Patrol and members of Mexico’s Federal Police, Policia Federal found the incomplete tunnel while conducti...
22:45, 2019-05-31

| Record numbers of pure cocaine seized in Europe - EU report European authorities are seizing record numbers of increasing pure cocaine, the EU's drugs agency said in a report, pointing also to a growing use of synthetic drugs and dealing via smartphones....
16:15, 2019-06-06

More than 16 tons of cocaine worth up to $1B seized in massive bust in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 15,000 kilos of cocaine, worth as much as $1 billion, at a Philadelphia shipping port, officials said Tuesday. A second mate and a crew member have been arrested in the massive bust. There were 16.5 tons of the drug found in seven shipping containers late Monday night, off...
00:30, 2019-06-20

Missing Phoenix man’s truck found parked near Nogales border TUCSON – A Phoenix man has been missing for nearly three weeks. John Navin, 56, was last heard from on June 20.  His family is asking for help from the public in getting him home. His sister, Jeri Navin Smith last spoke to him when he was in Nogales, Mexico where he normally visits to get pres...
22:30, 2019-07-10

Seized ship with $1.3B in cocaine aboard reportedly owned by JPMorgan Chase A ship with more than $1 billion in cocaine aboard -- that was seized in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July -- is owned by financial giant JPMorgan Chase, according to a report....
12:00, 2019-07-11

Missing Phoenix mans truck found parked near Nogales border TUCSON – A Phoenix man has been missing for nearly three weeks. John Navin, 56, was last heard from on June 20.  His family is asking for help from the public in getting him home. His sister, Jeri Navin Smith last spoke to him when he was in Nogales, Mexico where he normally visits to get pres...
07:00, 2019-07-10

Germany: 670 kilograms of heroin seized at Polish border German authorities have seized a record amount of smuggled heroin at the German-Polish border. The drugs were said to be worth upwards of €50 million on the street....
13:00, 2019-06-19

Sasse leads fresh calls to use seized 'El Chapo' money to pay for border security Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., resumed calls Wednesday for Congress to use money and other assets seized from convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to pay for improved border security after a federal judge sentenced Guzman to life in prison....
01:15, 2019-07-18

Nogales sparks Bulldogs to 7-2 win over Stanford STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Davis Moore pitched a two-hitter over 6 2/3 innings, Emilio Nogales had three hits and drove in three runs and Fresno State advanced into Sunday’s championship game of the Stanford Regional with a 7-2 victory over the top-seeded Cardinal on Saturday. McCarthy Tatum adde...
08:45, 2019-06-02

Nogales child dies after possibly being struck by vehicle NOGALES, Ariz. – A 6-year-old boy has died after police received a report that he was possibly struck by a vehicle in Nogales Friday evening. According to Nogales Police Department, the child was found injured near the intersection of Walnut Street and MacNab Drive. He was transported to a nea...
00:45, 2019-07-02

Nogales youth group aims to eliminate waste NOGALES- About 70 percent of seasonal produce enters the United States through Mexico with 6,000 tons of produce going to waste in Nogales. The group Waste Not is stepping up to address the issue of waste with the help from Startup Unidos, Southwest Folklife Alliance and the University of Arizona...
10:45, 2019-06-11

Nogales assisted living home owner indicted NOGALES – The owner of an assisted living facility has been indicted by an Arizona grand jury on charges of vulnerable adult abuse. Raul Lopez, the owner of La Paloma Home for the Aging, is now facing four counts of vulnerable adult abuse. Investigators say in February, 2018, a 90-year-old res...
07:45, 2019-06-15

CBP seizes $90K worth of drugs at Nogales port of entry TUCSON – Federal authorities have seized more than 90 pounds of cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, and fentanyl at the Port of Nogales over the past several days. Last Friday, Customs and Border Protection officers at the Mariposa Pedestrian Crossing stopped a pair of sisters aged 20 and 22 as ...
02:15, 2019-06-13

Nogales-born, Tucson-raised Valdez stays unbeaten RENO –  Unbeaten WBO Featherweight champion Oscar Valdez knocked formerly unbeaten Jason Sanchez down in the 5th round and retained his title.  The Nogales-born, Tucson raised fighter moved to 25-0 with 10 knockouts.  Here’s more from Saturday’s sportscast: ...
08:45, 2019-06-09

As monsoon storms approach, Nogales worries about stormwater runoff NOGALES, Ariz. – Andre Bonorand lives right next to the Nogales Wash. He knows monsoon rains will soon come and that could mean stormwater runoff from across the border mixing with the sewage in the wash. “The potential for disaster is there,” Bonorand said. “My main concern ...
08:30, 2019-06-21

Nogales native & U of A high jumper makes NCAA All-American TULSA – University of Arizona high-jumper Karla Teran finished 5th in the NCAA Track and Field Championships in her specialty event.  The Nogales, Sonora native, just missed out on winning a medal, but still was named a track All American in the high jump. Here’s more from Saturday’...
08:45, 2019-06-09

New details emerge in shooting death of Nogales Police Officer NOGALES, Ariz. – Police reports, search warrants, and 911 calls are providing more details into the events that lead to the fatal shooting of Nogales Police Officer Jesus Cordova. On April 27, 2018, Officer Cordova was shot and killed in the line of duty while responding to an armed carjacking...
09:15, 2019-07-12

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.        ...
01:45, 2019-07-10

Ocasio-Cortez allegedly screamed at border agents during recent trip to southern border: report Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., allegedly screamed at Customs and Border Protection agents "in a threatening manner" during a recent visit to a southern border facility in Texas, according to a report — after she made the explosive claim that women being held at at least one facility are bein...
17:30, 2019-07-02

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 train in Syracuse, N.Y., she was mad. A border patr...
21:30, 2019-06-05

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 subjects crossing the globe. Rarely are they present...
23:00, 2019-06-08

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....
18:30, 2019-06-18

A man tried to smuggle $33,000 of cocaine under his wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
20:45, 2019-07-17

Why is Colombia's cocaine production so high? Despite antinarcotics efforts backed by the United States and peace accord with FARC rebels, cocaine production reached record levels in 2017. The phenomenon could upend Colombia's push for lasting peace....
19:45, 2019-06-27

A man tried to smuggle cocaine under his bad wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
19:15, 2019-07-16

Colombian man busted trying to smuggle cocaine under his wig A Colombian man who looked nervous coming out of his flight in Barcelona, Spain caught the attention of security officials not for his actions, but for his very unusual looking wig....
16:30, 2019-07-16

Man held in Spain over attempt to smuggle cocaine under his wig When suspect removed wig officers found 503g of cocaine glued to his headPolice at Barcelona airport have arrested a Colombian man suspected of trying to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain concealed under his wig.Officers noted that the passenger, who had arrived on a flight from Bogotá, seem...
18:30, 2019-07-16

UK PM candidate Gove admits taking cocaine Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
01:00, 2019-06-08

Why is cocaine washing up on the beaches of Fiji? – podcast A multibillion-dollar operation involving cocaine and methamphetamines is having a major impact on islands in the Pacific. Kate Lyons travelled to Fiji to investigate. Plus: John Harris on Facebook’s cryptocurrencyLast year, 120 bricks of cocaine, each worth thousands of dollars, washed up on the be...
05:15, 2019-07-01

Colombian nabbed in Spain with cocaine under toupee A Colombian man has landed in a hairy situation after officials at Barcelona airport found half a kilo of cocaine hidden under his toupee. Police said his nervous demeanor and over-sized hairpiece caught their attention....
13:30, 2019-07-16

Colombian caught in Spain with cocaine under toupee A Colombian man was detained at Barcelona's international airport after half a kilo of cocaine was found hidden under an over-sized toupee, Spanish police said on Tuesday....
15:15, 2019-07-16

Doc Gooden Arrested Last Month For Cocaine Possession The New York Post reported on Friday that former Mets pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden was arrested in New Jersey last month for cocaine possession and driving under the influence....
02:30, 2019-07-14

It Wasn’t Cocaine. But You Wouldn’t Know That From Watching ‘Cops.’ A new podcast takes on the 30-year-old reality show, saying it presents an uncritical view of policing, and suspects are pressured to give permission to appear....
23:45, 2019-06-21

How Not to Smuggle Cocaine: Atop Your Head, Under a Hairpiece The Spanish police said they had arrested a man arriving at Barcelona’s airport from Bogotá with half a kilogram of cocaine stuck to his head and covered with a toupee....
17:15, 2019-07-16

U.S. seizes 16.5 tons of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday....
23:30, 2019-06-18

Over 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
22:30, 2019-06-18

A Man Tried to Smuggle Cocaine Into Spain by Hiding It Under His Toupee Spanish police said Tuesday that a Colombian man was detained at Barcelona’s international airport for trying to smuggle cocaine into the country under a toupee. The unnamed man, who arrived on a flight from Bogota, attempted to hide cocaine worth $34,000 under a large hairpiece covered by a h...
19:45, 2019-07-17

Officer stopped with 39kg of cocaine on Brazil G20 trip A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilograms (roughly 86 lbs) of cocaine....
22:15, 2019-06-27

U.S. Releases Container Ship Found With 20 Tons of Cocaine U.S. authorities have released a container ship that was seized with 20 tons of cocaine in Philadelphia after the operator posted a $50 million bond, including $10 million in cash, but said they still plan to consider seeking forfeiture of the vessel....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Philadelphia cocaine haul is largest in U.S. history: 35K pounds and $1.1B Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds.       ...
03:15, 2019-06-22

Senegal seizes 798 kg of cocaine hidden in cars on a ship Senegal has seized 798 kg of cocaine hidden inside new cars on a ship traveling from Brazil, the customs authority said on Sunday, the latest in a series of large seizures off the West African coast this year....
22:45, 2019-06-30

Man dies on flight after reportedly ingesting 246 bags of cocaine A Japanese man on a flight from Mexico City to Japan died Friday after he reportedly ingested 246 bags of cocaine and began having seizures shortly after the flight departed. The flight made an emergency landing in Mexico’s Sonora state and the unidentified 42-year-old man died from a cerebral edema...
14:15, 2019-05-28

Teacher dies after swallowing bag of cocaine in first-class lounge A teacher and mom of three died after swallowing a bag of cocaine at Manchester Airport rather than toss it in the trash before flying home after a vacation in the UK. Victoria Buchanan, 42, suffered a seizure in March when the baggie exploded in her stomach while she was waiting to board a Dubai-bo...
21:45, 2019-06-04

Japanese man dies on plane with 246 cocaine wraps in stomach A man has died mid-flight after suffering convulsions triggered by a drugs overdose. He was on his way to Tokyo from Bogota; his plane was forced to make an emergency landing....
13:30, 2019-05-28

| Japanese man dies mid-flight with stomach full of cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines has died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities say in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency landing....
07:30, 2019-05-28

Japanese Man Dies Mid-Flight With Stomach Full Of Cocaine A Japanese man with 246 packets of cocaine in his stomach and intestines died mid-flight on his way from Bogota to Tokyo, authorities said Monday in northern Mexico, where the plane made an emergency......
03:45, 2019-05-28

Dwight Gooden arrested for cocaine possession in New Jersey Troubled Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden was busted last month in New Jersey for possession of cocaine and driving under the influence, The Post has learned. The retired pitcher, best known as “Doc,” was arrested June 7 by Holmdel police, who pulled him over just before 1 a.m. and allegedly f...
20:45, 2019-07-12

More than one-quarter of the gasoline sold in Colombia is used to make cocaine Colombia is investigating 33 gas stations — many in rural areas where criminal activity and cocaine production is present — for having suspiciously high demand for gasoline. As much as 70 million gallons, or 28%, of the 250 gallons of gas sold in Colombia in 2018 were used for cocaine pr...
04:15, 2019-06-04

Michael Gove admits to taking cocaine on 'several occasions' Tory leadership candidate says he took the drug as a young journalist, adding ‘it was a mistake’Michael Gove has admitted to taking cocaine, joining fellow Tory leadership contenders in confessing to drug use.“I took drugs on several occasions at social events more than 20 years ago,” he told the Da...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Barcelona airport police: Man tried to smuggle $34K of cocaine under toupee TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona after he reportedly tried to smuggle about $34,000 worth of cocaine under a poorly-fitted toupee, Reuters reported Tuesday. Police said the man caught their attention when he arrived on a flight from Bogota on June 18 and appeared nervou...
18:00, 2019-07-17

UK PM Candidate Admits Taking Cocaine, Says Has "Deep Regrets" Michael Gove, a leading contender to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May, said he had used cocaine and has "deep regrets" about taking the drug on several occasions....
22:30, 2019-06-08

‘Cocaine Mitch’ McConnell Made a Cool $70,000 on T-Shirts “Cocaine Mitch” is moving product. At $35 a pop, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign has sold more than 2,000 T-shirts referencing the derogatory, drug-themed nickname a former opponent once gave him. The $70,000-plus brought in by the “Cocaine Mitch...
11:15, 2019-05-22

U.S. seizes $1 billion worth of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday....
04:15, 2019-06-19

Historic US Drug Bust Nets 16 Tonnes Of Cocaine US authorities said Tuesday they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1 billion in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia....
05:30, 2019-06-19

Walk the line: behind the story of Michael Gove's cocaine use Tory leadership hopeful revealed he had taken drug in mock-media interview for 2016 campaignIn the run-up to his 2016 campaign to be Tory leader, Michael Gove was being subjected to a mock media interview by his team, as they tried to anticipate what questions he could face from journalists. Related...
20:15, 2019-06-09

A Man Died Mid-Flight After Swallowing Hundreds of Cocaine Packets A Japanese man who swallowed 246 packets of cocaine died while on a flight from Bogota to Tokyo on Friday, Agence France-Presse reports. Authorities identified the man only as 42-year-old Udo N in a social media post Monday. The incident prompted the Aeromexico flight to make an emergency landing in...
12:15, 2019-05-28

Mother dies after bag of cocaine explodes in her stomach, before boarding a flight A bag of cocaine reportedly explodes in a woman’s stomach before she boards a flight, leading to her death.        ...
23:30, 2019-06-04

The Latest: 2 charged in huge cocaine bust at Philly port The Latest on a large seizure of cocaine from a container ship in Philadelphia (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Two members of a container ship's crew face federal drug charges after agents raided their vessel at a Philadelphia port and seized about 33,000 pounds (15,000 kilograms) of cocaine....
07:45, 2019-06-19

Dwight Gooden spotted for first time since cocaine possession bust He’s not looking Amazin’. A dazed, pot-bellied Dwight Gooden was spotted in New Jersey Tuesday morning — the first public sighting of the Mets icon since The Post broke news of his arrest for cocaine possession. The troubled former pitcher, 54, sported a white T-shirt stretched across his considerab...
01:30, 2019-07-17

Philadelphia shipping container seizure nets $1B cocaine bust Law enforcement officials seized shipping containers full of $1 billion worth of cocaine from a port in Philadelphia on Tuesday, federal prosecutors announced....
00:00, 2019-06-19

Man Traveling From Colombia Ingested 246 Bags Of Cocaine, Died Midflight The man, identified only as Udo N., 42, began suffering seizures Friday on the flight, prompting an emergency landing in Hermosillo, a city in Sonora, Mexico, authorities said....
08:15, 2019-05-29

CBP officials seize entire ship that held 20 tons of cocaine US Customs and Border Protection authorities recently seized the entire ship on which they discovered a whopping 20 tons of cocaine last month — the largest vessel seizure in the agency’s 230-year history, according to a new statement. Authorities executed a seizure warrant on the Fourth of July for...
23:15, 2019-07-10

| WATCH: Historic US drug bust nets 16 tonnes of cocaine US authorities said they had seized around 16 tonnes of cocaine with an estimated street value of over $1bn in a historic drug bust aboard a ship at the port of Philadelphia....
11:45, 2019-06-19

U.S. authorities seize more than $1B worth of cocaine from ship at Philadelphia port U.S. authorities have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history....
04:45, 2019-06-19

After Death on Airliner, Autopsy’s Grim Discovery: 246 Packs of Cocaine A man died en route to Japan from Colombia, after one of the packs of cocaine he had swallowed ruptured, said officials in Mexico, where the plane made an emergency landing....
17:00, 2019-05-28

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 seizures, including a particularly large haul in mid-Ju...
14:30, 2019-07-12

Florida man caught with cocaine on nose told cops it wasn’t his A Florida man caught with cocaine on his schnoz during a traffic stop tried to convince the cops that the white powdery substance around his nostrils did not belong to him, authorities said. Fabricio Tueros Jimenez, 20, was a passenger in a car that deputies from the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Of...
18:45, 2019-06-11

Florida man tells deputy cocaine powder on nose, ‘not his’: police A Florida man who was riding passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over early Sunday told the officer that the cocaine powder on his nose didn’t belong to him, according to investigators....
09:30, 2019-06-11

Officer traveling with Brazil President to G20 caught with 39 kilos of cocaine A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilograms (roughly 86 lbs) of cocaine....
18:45, 2019-06-27

"Could Kill Millions": US Seizes $1 Billion Worth Of Cocaine From Ship Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in US history, the US Justice Department said on Tuesday....
07:00, 2019-06-19

Bolsonaro: The trafficking of cocaine on G-20-bound Air Force plane 'unacceptable' Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said his team had nothing to do with the trafficking of cocaine by a Brazilian Air Force sergeant on a plane bound for the G-20 summit in Japan, calling the act "unacceptable."...
13:15, 2019-06-28

More than 16 tons of cocaine intercepted at Philadelphia port, nearly a record haul Over 16.5 tons of cocaine were seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port on Tuesday and several members of the crew were arrested in one of the largest drug busts in American history....
07:45, 2019-06-19

UK says seized Iranian oil tanker could be released Britain’s foreign secretary says the U.K. would facilitate the release of an Iranian tanker seized by Britain’s Royal Marines if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria...
14:30, 2019-07-14

The new drug highway: Pacific islands at centre of cocaine trafficking boom Explosion in number of boats carrying cocaine and meth from Latin America to Australia is causing havoc for islands on the wayIt is the drug route you’ve never heard of: a multi-billion dollar operation involving cocaine and methamphetamines being packed into the hulls of sailing boats in the US and...
22:30, 2019-06-23

Colombia leader hits out at 'hypocrisy' of middle-class cocaine users Iván Duque decries social acceptability of drug that inflicts environmental and social damage on producersMiddle-class cocaine users are inconsistent hypocrites if they fail to recognise the environmental and social damage their drug use is inflicting on producer countries, the Colombian president h...
00:30, 2019-06-18

Customs officials seize ship involved in $1B Philadelphia cocaine bust U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it seized a cargo ship from which authorities removed $1 billion worth of cocaine in a bust last month at a port in Philadelphia....
06:45, 2019-07-10

Money laundering? Man finds cocaine in washing powder box in Brazil shop São Paulo police find estimated 50kg of drug after tipoff from supermarket customer When São Paulo police found an estimated 50kg of cocaine paste hidden in boxes of soap powder that unwitting customers had bought in a neighbourhood supermarket, they were the first to crack a joke.“Cleaning the stre...
18:30, 2019-07-16

Airman bringing Brazil’s president to G20 summit busted with 79 pounds of cocaine What a dope! A Brazilian air force member was caught carrying about 36 kilos (79.3 pounds) of cocaine during a stopover in Spain — on a government plane en route to the G20 summit in Japan. Sgt. Silva Rodrigues, 38, was on the advance team for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s trip to Osaka when ...
19:00, 2019-06-27

This massive stash of cocaine is just a fraction one of largest drug busts in history Federal officials showed off thousands of pounds of cocaine — which amounted to only a fraction of the drug seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port — inside the city’s US Custom House on Friday. In total, authorities seized 35,000 pounds, or 17 and a half tons, of cocaine worth $1.1 billion in the...
07:15, 2019-06-22

Spanish police arrest cocaine bigwig with drugs hidden under toupee Drug smugglers have come up with some novel ways of moving their goods around the world undetected, but a recent incident at Barcelona airport involved a surprisingly low-tech approach....
17:30, 2019-07-16

CPB: 32 pounds of rat meat seized at O'hare airport U.S. Border and Protection said Wednesday it confiscated 32 pounds of rat meat from a passenger arriving at Chicago O'Hare International Airport from the Ivory Coast....
04:45, 2019-07-04

Iran 'may have seized' oil tanker that went off radar at weekend Iran may have seized a small oil tanker travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after its tracker stopped transmitting its location, a US official has said....
23:15, 2019-07-16

Iran: UK ‘should be scared’ of retaliation over seized tanker Iran said Saturday the United Kingdom should be “scared” of possible retaliation after the Royal Marines captured an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar. “I am openly saying that Britain should be scared of Iran’s retaliatory measures over the illegal seizure of the Iranian oil tanker,” Moh...
17:00, 2019-07-06

UK Says "Looking At Options" To Respond To Iran After Tanker Seized Britain is looking into a series of options to respond to Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker, junior defence minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday when asked whether London was considering......
12:30, 2019-07-21

Iran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromFears for maritime security in the strait of Hormuz, a vital route for oil shipping, have grown after Iran announced it had impounded a foreign tanker it said was smuggling fuel in the Gulf.State television qu...
20:15, 2019-07-18

Feds seize over 16 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion in Philadelphia shipping port One of the largest drug busts happened in a Philadelphia shipping yard where federal officials captured roughly $1 billion worth of cocaine.        ...
17:30, 2019-06-19

Florida man wearing ‘COKE’ t-shirt arrested for selling crack cocaine: police A Florida ex-convict was wearing a shirt emblazoned with the word “COKE” while selling crack cocaine to an undercover agent last week, an arrest affidavit said....
06:15, 2019-06-12

Spanish police bust drug ring that smuggled cocaine-laced plastic Spanish police have busted a cocaine-smuggling ring that dodged detection by mixing the drug with industrial plastic pellets before chemically removing it in three specially designed laboratories....
17:30, 2019-05-29

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia port and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area’s history, authorities said Tuesday. The large haul of coke — with a street value of approximately $1 billion — was seized from a l...
00:45, 2019-06-19

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....
17:15, 2019-05-30

Esteemed CUNY prof quits after allegations of cocaine binges and out-of-control parties A star Hunter College psychology professor and sex and drug researcher is accused of snorting cocaine at school events and throwing annual bashes that grew from low-key pizza parties into binge-drinking and go-go-boy bacchanals, according to sources and official documents....
03:30, 2019-07-14

Video shows dramatic jump by Guardsmen onto vessel laden with cocaine: officials The U.S. Coast Guard released dramatic video Thursday of service members jumping onto a moving drug smuggling vessel carrying about 17,000 pounds of cocaine, with an estimated street value of $232 million, according to a spokesman with the military branch....
06:00, 2019-07-12

Ex-Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden arrested for cocaine possession last month in New Jersey Former Mets pitcher Dwight "Doc" Gooden was arrested last month in New Jersey for cocaine possession, according to criminal complaint.       ...
07:15, 2019-07-13

Mother-of-three teacher, 42, died after swallowing $75 bag of cocaine in first class lounge before flight to Dubai A mother-of-three accidentally killed herself when she swallowed a bag of cocaine in a first class airport lounge whilst waiting to fly home to Dubai....
19:45, 2019-06-04

Oil rises after Iran says it seized foreign tanker in Gulf Oil prices rose about 1% on Thursday after Iran said it had seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf amid rising tensions between Tehran and the West over the safety of shipping in the Strait of Hormuz, a vital gateway for energy exports....
15:00, 2019-07-18

Politician’s seized supercar collection to be auctioned off for charity The Swiss government will be auctioning a collection of supercars in September worth more than $13 million that were seized from the vice president of Equatorial Guinea, who was facing various charges of corruption and money laundering. The 25 vehicles allegedly belonged to Teodoro Nguema Obiang Man...
20:15, 2019-07-01

Thousands of endangered animals seized in customs operation Police and customs officials have carried out the most widespread anti-wildlife-trafficking operation ever in a joint global operation that’s led to the seizure of tens of thousands of endangered animals and the arrest of nearly 600 suspects...
15:45, 2019-07-10

Watchdog says Filipino gangs seized 10 fishermen off Borneo KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A maritime watchdog says Filipino kidnap-for-ransom gangs have raided two fishing boats and abducted 10 crew members in waters off Borneo island. The kidnapping Tuesday renewed concerns about security threats in Malaysia’s Sabah state, a short boat ride from the s...
10:00, 2019-06-18

Huawei Sues US Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment Huawei has filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export......
10:15, 2019-06-22

Politician's seized $13 million supercar collection to be auctioned off A collection of ultra-expensive supercars worth $13 million, seized from the extravagant vice president of Equatorial Guinea as part of a corruption probe, will be auctioned in Switzerland later this year....
04:00, 2019-07-02

Freelance reporter wants police to return seized property A San Francisco reporter is demanding his property be returned after police raided his home to find the source of a leaked report into the death of the city's public defender....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Mexico to auction off seized luxury goods to help poor Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador hasn't just moved out of the luxurious president's residence, he's using it to auction off seized luxury goods to raise money for poor communities....
02:30, 2019-05-22

| Seized Iranian tanker could be released after 'guarantees', says UK govt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has moved to ease tensions with Tehran, saying the Iranian oil tanker being held by authorities in Gibraltar will be released if there is a guarantee it is not heading to Syria....
10:00, 2019-07-14

German Kaiser's heir wants seized artifacts back Descendants of the last German Kaiser are demanding the return of thousands of valuable paintings that were confiscated after the monarchy's downfall in 1918. Some of the works are currently on display in public museums....
11:15, 2019-07-13

46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.        ...
18:00, 2019-06-06

U.S. Coast Guard seized over $569 million in drugs from May to July Vice President Mike Pence called the seizure of more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $569 million by the U.S. Coast Guard "historic."...
19:00, 2019-07-12

Mexico to auction Lamborghini, other seized assets to help poor Mexico's government will auction a Lamborghini, homes and other assets seized from gangsters and at least one former politician, officials said on Tuesday, part of a "Robin Hood" program to use millions of dollars in ill-gotten gains to aid the poor....
23:45, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Gibraltar says seized Iran tanker carrying oil The head of Gibraltar’s government says an Iranian supertanker seized last week by the British navy on suspicion of carrying Iranian crude to Syria was loaded with 2.1 million barrels of light crude oil...
13:15, 2019-07-12

North Korea U.N. envoy slams U.S. for seized ship North Korea accused the United States of violating international law on Tuesday at the United Nations during an unprecedented press conference delivered by Pyongyang's top envoy to the U.N....
21:30, 2019-05-21

British tankers seized by Iran in Strait of Hormuz UK officials said two tankers were seized by Iranian forces in the Strait of Hormuz Friday — a British vessel and a Liberian-flagged ship – bringing escalating tensions between Tehran and the West in the region closer to the boiling point, according to reports. Iran’s Revolutionary...
06:30, 2019-07-20

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. “With a capacity of two million barrels and 1...
16:01, 2019-07-18

California reporter wants cops to return his seized property A San Francisco reporter is demanding his property be returned after police raided his home to find the source of a leaked report into the death of the city's public defender....
18:30, 2019-05-21

| Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker Britain has urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "utterly unacceptable" gambit....
11:00, 2019-07-21

10 dogs, more than 550 birds seized in animal fighting probe MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Officials say more than 550 birds and 10 dogs allegedly being kept for use in animal fighting have been rescued from properties in two Indiana counties. Search warrants were executed Thursday by the Indiana Gaming Commission in Morgan and Owen counties, located southwest of...
16:00, 2019-05-24

Coast Guard seizes estimated $569 million worth of cocaine, marijuana on high seas Vice President Mike Pence was on hand as 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana were seized.        ...
07:00, 2019-07-12

Brazilian airman on Bolsonaro's trip to G20 summit caught with 86 pounds of cocaine aboard plane A member of Brazil’s Air Force who was set to join President Jair Bolsonaro on his trip to Japan for this week’s G20 summit was arrested Tuesday after Spanish police found 86 pounds of cocaine in his luggage, officials said....
12:15, 2019-06-28

APNewsBreak: Ex-governor’s phone seized in Flint water probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Authorities investigating Flint’s water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials. Documents The Associated Press obtained through a public records request show the search wa...
21:45, 2019-06-03

Ice cream trucks are being seized in NYC in ‘Operation Meltdown' It might be tough to find ice cream in NYC this summer. The city is seizing 46 ice cream trucks after operators of the trucks violated traffic laws.        ...
18:00, 2019-06-06

Fake Notes With Face Value Of Rs 8L Seized, 1 Held In Maharashtra's Jalna Police arrested a 45-year-old man for allegedly cheating people on the pretext of offering them low interest loans and seized fake currency notes having face value of Rs 8 lakh from him in Jalna......
10:45, 2019-06-13

Iran threatens to retaliate after British forces seized oil tanker A senior official in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said Friday that it would be the Islamic Republic’s “duty” to seize a British oil tanker in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian ship in Gibraltar by the Royal Marines. The British forces seized the supertanker Grace 1 on Thursday for trying to t...
14:30, 2019-07-05

Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone Iran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washington's assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Iranian drone nearby this week, as tensions in the Gulf region rose again....
11:45, 2019-07-20

Supercars Seized From African Dictator's Son Will Be Auctioned for Estimated $13 Million Hey, would you look at that! The seized supercar collection of our favorite son-of-an-African-dictator asshat car collector is back in the news once more. The cars are hitting the auction block in September, so you could get a shot at owning a piece of gross exploitation of a local populace all to y...
01:45, 2019-06-28

Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA....
10:15, 2019-07-12

1,200 Autos Seized In 3 Hours For Operating Illegally In Noida: Police Nearly 1,200 auto-rickshaws and three-wheelers were seized by the police after they were found plying illegally and causing traffic congestion in Noida and Greater Noida on Wednesday, officials said....
23:45, 2019-07-03

Iran Says It Captured British Oil Tanker; UK Hits Out, Claims 2 Seized Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international......
04:30, 2019-07-20

Ice cream wars: Trucks seized for evading millions in fines New York City investigators have seized 46 ice cream trucks after their owner was accused of evading more than $4.5m (£3.55m) in fines since 2009....
13:15, 2019-06-06

UK operator of seized Stena Impero says vessel in compliance with regulations The British operator of an oil tanker seized by armed guards in the Gulf said the vessel, the Stena Impero, was in full compliance with all navigation and international regulations....
11:45, 2019-07-20

Huawei Files Lawsuit Against US Commerce Department Over Seized Equipment Huawei filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department on Friday challenging over equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China....
09:45, 2019-06-24

More than 150 pills of fentanyl seized at south side traffic stop TUCSON – Tucson Police Department seized a large amount of fentanyl and a stolen firearm during Wednesday traffic stop on the south side. According to officials, TPD conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle Wednesday near Interstate 19 and Irvington Road. After further investigation, the respondi...
07:45, 2019-06-15

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fuel....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Thousands of endangered animals seized in widespread customs operation The World Customs Organization and Interpol conducted nearly 2,000 seizures in June in a historic joint-operation that helped local authorities round up nearly 10,000 live turtles and tortoises, nearly 1,500 live reptiles, 23 live apes, 30 live big cats, hundreds of pieces of elephant tusk, half a t...
20:45, 2019-07-11

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment Huawei is suing the U.S. Commerce Department to challenge whether telecommunications equipment sent from and to China is covered by regulations.Read More...
12:30, 2019-06-22

Rs 400 Crore Plot Belonging To Mayawati's Brother Seized By Taxmen A plot of land in Noida near Delhi worth Rs 400 crore, said to belong to Uttar Pradesh politician Mayawati's brother, was seized by the Income Tax department today....
16:30, 2019-07-18

US officials suspect Iran may have seized missing UAE-based oil tanker A small oil tanker that stopped transmitting its location more than two days ago while traveling through a vital waterway near the Persian Gulf didn't emit a distress call, causing U.S. officials to suspect Iran may have seized the vessel, American defense officials said Tuesday. ...
07:45, 2019-07-17

Bengaluru Engineer Arrested, Documents Seized In IMA Jewels Scam Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday said that a Bengaluru Development Authority engineer was taken into custody and important documents were seized from his possession in connection with the......
21:30, 2019-07-01

Pima Co. Sheriff’s Dept. seized 43 animals from illegal campsite TUCSON – On Wednesday dogs, cats, and turtles were seized by deputies after they received a call around the area of San Joaquin and Ajo Way. Pima Animal Care removed 43 animals that were living in a travel trailer with Andres Contreras and Joylynn Severns. The Sheriff’s department stated...
08:30, 2019-06-21

Australian record 1.8 tons of crystal meth seized at port Australian officials say they have seized the nation’s largest haul of methamphetamine at the Melbourne waterfront in a shipment hidden in stereo speakers shipped from Bangkok...
07:45, 2019-06-07

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."...
16:45, 2019-07-18

Man Charged After 3 King Cobras and Scores of Turtles Are Seized From His Home New York authorities called the recovery of nearly 300 animals, including six snapping turtles and six Gila monsters, the largest seizure of illegal reptiles in state history....
13:45, 2019-07-07

Gibraltar had 'positive' meeting with Iran over seized Grace 1 tanker Gibraltar's Chief Minister Fabian Picardo had a "constructive and positive" meeting with Iranian officials in London about the detained oil tanker Grace 1, Gibraltar said....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Michael Gove cocaine shame — Boris Johnson rival admits taking drugs: 'It was a mistake' TORY leadership hopeful Michael Gove has admitted taking cocaine on multiple occasions — but insists it shouldn't stop him from becoming Prime Minister....
09:00, 2019-06-08

US officials want 'El Chapo' to forfeit $12.7 billion for trafficked cocaine, marijuana and heroin, a figure his attorney says is 'insane' AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File US officials want $12.7 billion from notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. The figure relates to money generated from trafficked cocaine, marijuana, and heroin, but a Guzman attorney has said it is "insane" to think he has the cash to pay. Guzman is...
15:15, 2019-07-06

Explosives seized by police in Hong Kong as rival camps rally Police in Hong Kong discovered a stash of a powerful homemade explosive as the semi-autonomous Chinese city readied for another major pro-democracy protest on Sunday following a pro-Beijing rally that attracted thousands....
03:30, 2019-07-21

New Delhi Asks Iran To Free 18 Indians On Seized British Oil Tanker India said Saturday it was in touch with Tehran to secure the release of 18 of Indian nationals working on a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz....
19:30, 2019-07-20

| At rare UN news conference, North Korea warns US over seized ship The ambassador of North Korea to the United Nations has warned the United States that its "outrageous" seizure of a cargo ship could have consequences on the future of US-North Korean relations, as he reiterated a demand for the immediate return of the vessel....
11:15, 2019-05-22

Iran warns UK against escalating tensions, says crew of seized ship safe Iran on Sunday urged Britain to contain "domestic political forces" intent on escalating tensions between the two countries following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker....
12:15, 2019-07-21

Dozens of NYC ice cream trucks seized over multimillion-dollar ticket scam Freeze! More than 40 ice cream trucks were seized by the Long Island City Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday over a sprawling, multimillion-dollar ticket avoidance scam that let them speed and blow red lights with near-impunity, The Post has learned. The trucks had racked up thousands of dollars ea...
19:30, 2019-06-05

Terror Hideout Busted In Jammu And Kashmir's Kishtwar, Ammunition Seized A terrorist hideout was busted in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district on Sunday and household stocks and ammunition were seized, an army official said....
14:30, 2019-06-09

Eight charged, 100 dogs seized in massive Florida dogfighting, drug ring Eight people in Florida are facing more than 80 federal charges in connection with a "large-scale" illegal dogfighting ring involving about 100 dogs.        ...
06:00, 2019-06-12

Florida city to pay $600K ransom to hacker who seized computer systems A Florida city is paying $600,000 in Bitcoins to a hacker who took over local government computers after an employee clicked on a malicious email link three weeks ago....
23:30, 2019-06-20

4 Indian Crew Of Seized Iran Oil Tanker Freed On Bail Without Charge Four Indian nationals arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into an Iranian oil supertanker seized off the Spanish coast last week have been freed on bail without charge, the Royal......
16:30, 2019-07-13

$72M worth of radioactive element used in nuclear reactors reportedly seized in Turkey Authorities in Turkey reportedly discovered $72 million worth of a radioactive element — used in nuclear reactors and found in the fallout of nuclear explosions — from a car....
16:15, 2019-07-08

Huawei files lawsuit against U.S. Commerce Department over seized equipment: filing Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export Administration Regulations, according to a court filing....
14:00, 2019-06-22

Iranian Boats "Harass" British Tanker Days After UK Seized Their Ship Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British......
13:45, 2019-07-11

Heroin Worth 600 Crore Seized From Pak Fishing Vessel Off Gujarat Coast Heroin worth Rs 600 crore was seized from a Pakistani fishing vessel off the coast of Gujarat on Tuesday, the Indian Coast Guard said in a statement....
03:00, 2019-05-22

North Korea Warns US Over Seized Ship At Rare UN News Conference North Korea stepped up its campaign on Tuesday for the United States to return a seized cargo ship belonging to Pyongyang, warning Washington that it had violated its sovereignty in a move that could......
00:45, 2019-05-22

Probe Into Seized British Ship Depends On "Crew Cooperation", Says Iran Iran said on Sunday that the speed of its investigation into a British-flagged tanker depends on the cooperation of its crew, after ignoring calls to hand back the vessel....
12:30, 2019-07-21

UPDATE 2-Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA....
09:00, 2019-07-12

Ex-Michigan governor's electronic devices seized in Flint water probe Michigan authorities investigating contamination of the city of Flint's water supply obtained a search warrant to seize former Governor Rick Snyder's cell phone and hard drive, according to court documents made public on Monday....
03:45, 2019-06-04

Former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's phone seized in Flint water probe Authorities investigating Flint's water crisis have seized from storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and 65 other current or former officials....
05:45, 2019-06-04

Indians Among 23 Crew Members Aboard British Tanker Seized By Iran Indian nationals are among the 23 people who were onboard the British-flagged oil tanker which was seized by Iran on Saturday, said cargo vessel owner Stena Bulk....
04:30, 2019-07-20

Societe Generale sued for $792 mln by heirs of Cuban bank seized by Castro The family of the former owners of a Cuban bank seized by Fidel Castro's government nearly six decades ago sued Societe Generale for approximately $792 million, saying the French bank owes damages for circumventing U.S. sanctions against Cuba....
02:45, 2019-07-11

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
12:15, 2019-06-03

Otto Warmbier’s parents want seized North Korean ship as lawsuit payment The parents of Otto Warmbier have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship, seeking to collect on a multimillion-dollar judgment awarded in the American college student’s death. The Warmbiers filed court papers Manhattan federal court saying they have a right to the assets after Nort...
23:00, 2019-07-07

Former Westchester exec ends fight to get back watch seized in bribery probe The feds have finalized seizure of former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino’s expensive Rolex Submariner watch, which was partially paid for by two former New York City political donors who were ultimately prosecuted for paying NYPD officers and other officials. According to court papers fil...
06:00, 2019-06-12

Owners of seized tanker preparing formal request to visit crew in Iran Stena Bulk, the Swedish-based owners of the UK-flagged tanker detained by Iran, said on Saturday they were preparing a formal request to visit its 23 crew members....
22:45, 2019-07-20

"Biggest-Ever Drug Haul": Heroin Worth Rs 2700 Crore Seized In Punjab In its biggest ever narcotics haul, the Customs Department seized 532 kg of suspected heroin worth Rs 2,700 crore, which was smuggled into India from Pakistan in a truck through trade route at the......
19:30, 2019-06-30

U.S. demands Iran free seized ship, vows to protect Gulf oil lifeline The United States on Thursday demanded Iran immediately release a vessel it seized in the Gulf and a U.S. military commander in the region said the United States would work "aggressively" to ensure free passage of vessels through the vital waterway....
21:30, 2019-07-18

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been seized....
02:45, 2019-07-20

Live turtles, snakes, crocs seized in bust of fashion crime ring Police in 22 countries have rescued thousands of live reptiles including turtles and crocodiles that traffickers intended to kill for use in fashion accessories such as wallets and handbags, Europol said on Monday....
20:45, 2019-06-03

Ice cream vendor fined $4.4M gets seized trucks back in deal to settle debt Its owners must have brain-freeze. An ice-cream-truck company accused of racking up $4.5 million in traffic fines struck a deal with the city Monday to get back 35 of its vehicles — only to pick up where it left off Tuesday by apparently flouting the law again. Seven trucks whose drivers said belong...
07:15, 2019-07-03

Steel Executive Seized in Spain in Mexican Corruption Case Tied to Pemex Spanish police arrested the chairman of a leading Mexican steelmaker on Tuesday as part of a widening probe into alleged bribery linked to the sale of a fertilizer plant by the steel firm to state-run oil giant Petróleos Mexicanos....
12:15, 2019-05-29

Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe. The post Mobile devices of ex-Gov. Rick Snyder, other Michigan officials seized in Flint water probe appeared first on LEX18.com....
21:45, 2019-06-03

100-Crore Worth Brown Sugar Seized In Manipur, Biggest Drug Bust In State An illegal drugs manufacturing factory was busted at Lilong Dam in Manipur's Thoubal district and 111.2 kg of brown sugar, worth over Rs 100 crore in the international market, was seized, police said......
11:30, 2019-06-30

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria. UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said he held a "constructive call" with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Z...
03:15, 2019-07-16

Seized Photos of Nude Girls Deepens Questions About Jeffrey Epstein’s 2008 Deal The new indictment of the financier could prompt a reckoning for the Justice Department, which has been accused of mishandling the case a decade ago....
17:15, 2019-07-09

UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors BERLIN (AP) — UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors. The post UN maritime tribunal rules that Russia must release seized Ukrainian naval ships, free 24 detained sailors appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:45, 2019-05-25

Britain warns of 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release seized tanker as regime insists it was 'reciprocal' move Britain warned Iran that it’s on a “dangerous path” after its authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf, but the regime insists it was a “reciprocal” measure amid economic sanctions....
14:15, 2019-07-20

Otto Warmbier’s parents file claim for seized North Korean cargo ship as part of $500M judgment against regime Otto Warmbier’s parents have filed a claim for a seized North Korean cargo ship to satisfy part of their $500 million judgment against the North Korean regime over the death of their son....
23:45, 2019-07-06

'Operation meltdown': 46 ice cream trucks seized in New York City crackdown The city accused ice cream truck operators of evading nearly $4.5 million in fines and violating traffic laws for more than a decade.        ...
23:00, 2019-06-06

Otto Warmbier's family make claim for North Korean ship 'Wise Honest' seized by US The U.S. had seized the ship, the "Wise Honest," because of violations of international sanctions against North Korea.        ...
19:45, 2019-07-07

Trump says he’s doing ‘fantastic job’ with the border WASHINGTON – President Trump said his administration is doing a “fantastic” job dealing with migrants at the border and blamed Democrats for blocking aid to address the humanitarian crisis. “We are doing a fantastic job under the circumstances,” Trump said in an interview that aired on NBCR...
22:15, 2019-06-23

A Border Kept Him From His Daughter. Now He’s Here to Say Goodbye. A 13-year-old girl from Honduras waited for her father to join her in the United States. But her father was repeatedly detained at the border. He came too late....
01:30, 2019-07-18

AOC's Testimony About What She Saw At The Border Is Truly Harrowing Earlier this month, New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told reporters that migrants detained at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility she and other representatives visited reported to her they were being told to drink out of the toilet by CBP officers. Conservatives laughed at her, and c...
21:30, 2019-07-12

Senate to take up border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee will take up a long-stalled border funding request next week aimed at addressing the influx of migrants from Central America.Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said the spending committee will begin moving the legislation imminently after it was dropped from a ...
19:15, 2019-06-11

Thousands of migrants wait at the border The number of asylum-seeking Central American families crossing the southern border broke another record in April.        ...
01:00, 2019-05-22

N4T Investigators: Border Build – UPDATE TUCSON – We have an update on a story the News 4 Tucson Investigators broke earlier this year about a construction project right along the border in Santa Cruz County. Despite calls from several environmental groups to stop the project, it is now moving forward. That project, a bridge over the...
10:00, 2019-05-31

'All she can do is cry' - US border camps conditions exposed Conditions inside US border facilities have been described as "perilous", as the outcry from image of a father and his daughter, who drowned trying to get into the US, continues to dominate US politics....
22:30, 2019-06-27

U.S. man killed in shootout with CBP at southern border A U.S. man was shot and killed in a firefight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the California-Mexico border while trying to enter the country, San Diego police said....
12:45, 2019-06-05

AOC to visit border despite reported CBP threats against her Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she and other congressional Democrats will go through with plans to visit a migrant detention facility on Monday after a news report revealed that a group of Customs and Border Protection agents talked about harming and sexually assaulting members of the contingent...
20:45, 2019-07-01

In Croatia, EU border guards use 'a little bit of force' Croatia has consistently denied illegally deporting refugees to neighboring Bosnia-Herzegovina. But in a recent TV interview, the Croatian president admitted border guards were forcing migrants back over the border....
01:15, 2019-07-15

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....
19:00, 2019-07-12

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)        ...
21:30, 2019-06-18

Five takeaways from Trump-Congress battle over border aid It was a long, difficult battle, but the U.S. Congress on Thursday sent President Donald Trump a $4.6 billion bill to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico....
02:30, 2019-06-28

Mexico to tighten security at 68 border crossings MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says that officials will tighten security at 68 border crossings where controls are lax. He made the comment in a Friday morning presser, although there was no visible increase in the number of soldiers and personnel in the bord...
17:45, 2019-06-14

U.S. holds out for more from Mexico in talks over tariffs, border Mexican and U.S. officials are set to resume talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with the United States resisting calls from its southern neighbor, businesses and some Republican lawmakers to ease up on a plan to impose import tariffs on Mexico....
19:00, 2019-06-06

Thomas Homan open to border czar job, ‘I will never say never’ Declaring “I love this president,” former acting ICE Director Thomas Homan, President Trump’s reluctant pick for a new “border czar” position, indicated that he’s open to accepting the first-ever job....
19:45, 2019-06-27

Mexico to deploy 6,000 troops to border with Guatemala The Mexican government will deploy 6,000 troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday — members of a billion-dollar force originally set up to combat drug-trafficking cartels — as part of a series of “unprecedented steps” meant to stem the massive influx of migrants to the US, the State De...
01:45, 2019-06-09

U.S. pushes Mexico for more in talks over tariffs and border Mexican and U.S. officials resumed talks on trade and migration on Thursday, with the Trump administration resisting calls from U.S. businesses and some Republican lawmakers to ease up on a plan to impose import tariffs on its southern neighbor....
21:45, 2019-06-06

Section of Trump’s border wall to get new paint SAN DIEGO (AP) — Military troops this week will begin painting a stretch of fence as part of a deployment to secure the border. The government says the goal of painting the fence is to “improve the aesthetic appearance,” but believes the color will also make it easier to detect migrants ...
23:30, 2019-06-06

Senate Appropriations Committee approves $4.6B for border The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a $4.6 billion spending bill to respond to an influx of Central American families and children at the southwest border.The measure passed with a 30-1 vote, with only Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) opposed.The bulk of the funds — $2.9 billion — would fun...
21:15, 2019-06-19

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 to defeat President Donald Trump, whose administrat...
07:30, 2019-07-17

Isolated showers near border, but Tucson remains dry TUCSON – It was another hot and dry day across the Tucson metro. Heat watches, warnings, and advisories continue to impact sections of the Midwest and East coast. Back in Southern Arizona, temperatures remain above average. Today’s daytime in Tucson hit 105 degrees, and the average high...
04:00, 2019-07-21

Border holding center to reopen after 32 migrants get flu SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. authorities say 32 migrants have tested positive for influenza at a major processing center on the Mexican border that was temporarily closed to stop the outbreak. It’s unclear if anyone ill came in contact with a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy who was held at the facility in...
23:30, 2019-05-22

Schumer to lead Democratic border visit Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he and other congressional Democrats will travel to the southern border this weekend to "investigate, inspect and evaluate the latest conditions at these facilities."The New York Democrat said he will report back to the Senate and the public what he finds."...
17:30, 2019-07-18

Venezuela reopens border crossing with Colombia Thousands are crossing into Colombia to buy food and medicine after Venezuela's embattled president reopened a border that had been shut for almost four months....
18:15, 2019-06-08

Asylum seekers band together near border cities SAN LUIS RIO COLORADO, Mexico (AP) – Thousands of asylum seekers are waiting for months in Mexico before they can start seeking protections in the United States. In San Luis Río Colorado, Mexico, south of San Luis, Arizona, over 950 people are on a waitlist to claim asylum. They’ve bande...
03:15, 2019-07-21

The Latest: Pelosi presses for changes to border bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the border relief package (all times local): Noon House Speaker Nancy Pelosi choked back tears over the photo of a migrant father and daughter killed crossing the Rio Grande River as she pushed for stronger protections in a border crisis funding bill. Pel...
19:00, 2019-06-27

Conditions for Children Detained at the Border are Still Horrific Detention centers at the border have been under increasing scrutiny in past weeks, with lawyers and advocates telling stories of appalling conditions for the children and families held there. A new report from the Associated Press—published as the House of Representatives voted to fund an emergency ...
16:45, 2019-06-28

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 from the boy and forced to wait in Mexico for his he...
12:45, 2019-07-11

US-Mexico border apprehensions soared to over 144K in May Apprehensions at the US border with Mexico soared to more than 144,000 in May — a 32 percent increase over the number of apprehensions in April as well as a huge increase over the 51,000 nabbed in May 2018. Customs and Border Protection statistics showed that the number of asylum seekers — most from...
22:15, 2019-06-05

Children Say the Horrors of Border Detention Are Not Just Due to Overcrowding A new report from NBC contains allegations that children kept in a border facility in Yuma, AZ faced intentional cruelty from border agents, in addition to the indignities and suffering from overcrowding. Some described sexual assaults by agents, while others described retaliation from agents when t...
13:15, 2019-07-10

Top immigration official: Border crossings dropping YUMA, Ariz. (AP) – The acting secretary of Homeland Security said he expected 25% fewer migrants to cross the border this month, as officials in Yuma unveiled their latest outdoor facility meant to detain children and families. Kevin McAleenan said at a brief news conference in Washington that...
21:45, 2019-06-29

CBP finds $1.7M in methamphetamine inside SUV at US-Mexico border Methamphetamines valued at approximately $1,797,189.92 were found hidden inside a white 2007 Volkswagen Touareg at the border, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection....
01:15, 2019-07-15

Pence: Border facility conditions are unacceptable Vice President Mike Pence saw the overcrowded conditions facing migrant adults and children in Customs and Border Protection custody firsthand Friday, becoming the highest-ranking member of the Trump administration to visit two federal detention centers in Texas ahead of controversial Immigration an...
21:30, 2019-07-14

Border Patrol seizes 5,000 fentanyl pills TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officials say a Tucson based crew seized more than 5,000 fentanyl pills on Sunday. Officials made the announcement in a twitter post. A Tucson-based #AMO C-206 crew, partnered with federal and state authorities to arrest a suspect carrying 5,000 fentany...
02:30, 2019-07-01

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 gaining entry into the U.S., and whose numbers have ...
17:15, 2019-07-05

The Latest: Group of 116 Africans arrested at border EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the large numbers of immigrants at the southern border(all times local): 6:40 p.m. Border officials in Texas say a group of 116 Africans was arrested Thursday after wading through the Rio Grande to enter the United States. The migrants were from Angola, Cameroon a...
05:15, 2019-06-01

DMZ diplomacy? Trump outreach to Kim for border rendezvous President Donald Trump plans a Sunday visit to the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea, and he’s extended an invitation on Twitter to North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to join him and shake hands....
04:15, 2019-06-30

AOC responds to border officers who felt ‘threatened’ by her Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter on Monday night to defend herself — and once again blast the US Customs and Border Protection agency — after an online report accused her of screaming at federal agents “in a threatening manner” during her highly-publicized visit ...
12:00, 2019-07-02

US to decide whether to retry Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Federal prosecutors are getting ready to announce whether they’ll retry a border activist after a U.S. jury was unable to reach a verdict against him on charges of conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants. The decision about whether to file new charges against Sco...
18:45, 2019-07-02

Border Apprehensions Decline for First Time Since January The number of people arrested while crossing the U.S. border with Mexico and those who requested asylum at ports of entry dropped 28% in June, the first decline since January....
13:15, 2019-07-10

Trump signs $4.6 billion border aid package President Donald Trump signed a $4.6 billion aid package on Monday to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. (July 1)        ...
08:30, 2019-07-02

Congress challenged by funding emergency at the border WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has only a few weeks to advance an emergency funding bill to deal with the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border, creating a time crunch that has lawmakers on all sides alarmed. Money to care for Central American migrants arriving in the U.S. to claim asylu...
23:45, 2019-06-05

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....
02:45, 2019-07-03

Julián Castro Wants to Decriminalize Border Crossings All of the candidates on last night's debate stage, except Beto O'Rourke, joined Castro in support of making illegal border crossing a civil offense....
05:00, 2019-06-28

‘A great job done by all’, Trump says after $4.6B border bill passes The bipartisan legislation contains more than $1 billion to shelter and feed migrants detained by the border patrol and almost $3 billion to care for unaccompanied migrant children....
05:15, 2019-06-28

U.S. border facility gives tour after accusations of neglect U.S. immigration officials took reporters on a tour of a Texas migrant holding facility on Thursday that was still overcrowded a week after lawyers raised concerns about conditions....
08:00, 2019-06-28

U.N.: Child detention at U.S. border cruel, inhumane The U.N. high commissioner for human rights said the detention of migrant children in the United States is inhumane and degrading and could violate international law....
06:45, 2019-07-09

GOP Ghoul on Children Dying at the Border: 'Fine!' Republicans have made it known just how they feel about migrant children being treated ruthlessly and dying at the border (hint: they do not care!!) but it’s still shocking to hear their dressed down, straightforward assholery....
18:15, 2019-05-29

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 testified Friday in front of the House Oversight a...
22:30, 2019-07-12

Apprehensions on Mexico border to drop 25% this month, U.S. says Far fewer migrants are trying to enter the United States in June due to increased efforts by the Mexican government to stem the flow of people heading north from Central America, the top U.S. border security official said on Friday....
22:00, 2019-06-28

Kim Kardashian keeps up with Tucson’s border activist case TUCSON –The trial continues Tuesday for the border activist detained in 2018 for allegedly harboring undocumented migrants in the U.S. Scott Warren, a volunteer with No More Deaths, is accused of conspiring to harbor and transport two Mexican nationals. Warren was arrested in 2018 when Border Patrol...
20:15, 2019-06-04

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....
23:30, 2019-06-04

Gunfire at California-Mexico border crossing A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting at California's border with Mexico on Monday night. No injuries were immediately reported. San Diego police say the shooting happened in a secondary vehicle inspection area. (June 4)        ...
11:45, 2019-06-04

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 young mothers don’t get special medical considera...
23:15, 2019-07-04

Gaza border protests leave 41 Palestinians injured Clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli solders at the Gaza-Israel border left more than 40 Palestinians injured, 22 by live bullets, Gaza health officials said....
05:00, 2019-07-06

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.        ...
09:15, 2019-07-03

Trump says ICE raids coming, border facilities are ‘incredible’ Trump again threatened that ICE would soon start rounding up illegal immigrants for deportation — and praised the detention centers holding illegal immigrants despite mounting criticism of conditions there. “I don’t call them raids. I say they came in illegally and we’re bringing them out legally. T...
10:00, 2019-07-06

Mozambique says militants kill 11 in attack near Tanzania border Eleven people were killed in an attack last week by an Islamist militant armed group in northern Mozambique near its border with Tanzania, Mozambican police said on Wednesday....
18:45, 2019-07-03

DHS report details ‘dangerous overcrowding’ in border facilities Children and adult migrants detained at the US-Mexico border are subjected to “dangerous overcrowding” conditions that represent “an immediate risk to the health and safety” of border agents and those detained, according to a scathing new report released Tuesday by an independent government wa...
14:45, 2019-07-03

Homeland Security chief says family separations at U.S. border are down Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said fewer than 1,000 children have been separated from families out of 450,000 family groups that have crossed the border since October....
07:30, 2019-07-19

U.S. border surge eases but detention conditions grim The record surge of Central American families at the U.S. southwest border has begun to ease after tougher enforcement efforts in Mexico but conditions in migrant detention facilities remain dire, according to Mexican and U.S. officials....
15:00, 2019-07-03

AOC confronts McAleenan over border agent Facebook group Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan told lawmakers that there is an "aggressive" ongoing investigation into the secret Facebook group of current and former Border Patrol agents that sparked outrage earlier this month, responding to a question from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during ...
18:45, 2019-07-19

Border Patrol: Migrants found in trailer nearly 100 degrees TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A truck driver is facing charges after federal authorities say he attempted to smuggle 33 migrants into the U.S. via a hot trailer through the Arizona desert. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the 37-year-old Mexican driver was arrested Tuesday shortly following the discov...
10:45, 2019-07-04

Lebanon says issues still pending over sea border talks with Israel Lebanon insists any demarcation of its sea boundary with Israel be implemented only as part of a wider package including the land border, and wants this in writing, the parliament speaker said on Wednesday....
16:30, 2019-07-03

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 targeted elected representatives like Alexandria Oc...
18:15, 2019-07-03

How parents can talk to kids frightened by the situation at the border They’re hearing that small children are abandoned, hurt, ill and caged. That is every child’s worst nightmare, and they may believe it could happen to them, too....
18:30, 2019-07-03

AOC repeats ‘concentration camp’ claim after border visit Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that the US is holding migrants in “concentration camps” along the southern border in a tweet Tuesday afternoon that included images of crowded living conditions in Border Patrol facilities. Ocasio-Cortez sent the tweet a day afte...
14:45, 2019-07-03

Warren's new U.S. immigration policy would end border crossing as a crime Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday announced a broad immigration policy that would decriminalize undocumented border crossing and end the use of privately run detention centers if she is elected president....
22:30, 2019-07-11

Border Patrol seizes 52.2 pounds of meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – More than 50 pounds of methamphetamine were seized at the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint, U.S Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday. According to CBP, Border Patrol agents located 50 packages of meth from a vehicle passing through the checkpoint. The drugs weighed appr...
07:00, 2019-07-10

Ebola Has Killed 1,300 in DRC and It Just Crossed the Border to Uganda. Here’s What to Know About the Outbreak The second largest Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,300 people since it began in August last year and has now spread across the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo to Uganda. Doctors, aid workers and the government have been unable to contain the virus in the Democratic Repu...
01:45, 2019-06-15

Trump Appoints Fierce Loyalist to Top Border Post The appointment of Thomas D. Homan to oversee border policy is likely to undercut the homeland security secretary’s traditional role as the top official responsible for border security....
18:30, 2019-06-14

Trump eyes former immigration official as his border czar WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s planning to name a former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement as a border czar who’ll report directly to him. Trump tells “Fox & Friends” that Tom Homan will “probably” work from the White House...
17:45, 2019-06-14

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....
20:45, 2019-07-10

Hispanics stick with Trump despite tough border stance President Trump is poised to launch his 2020 reelection as popular with Hispanic voters as other Republicans, bucking predictions that provocative nationalist rhetoric and hard-line border policies would crater his support with this critical bloc....
06:45, 2019-06-14

Body of child believed to be from India found at US border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say the body of a child believed to be a 7-year-old girl from India has been found near the Arizona-Mexico border. They say the body was discovered Wednesday morning by Border Patrol agents about 17 miles (27 kilometers) west of Lukeville. The girl reportedly had bee...
02:15, 2019-06-14

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and grandmother tested positive for the disease that has killed nearly 1,400 people in Congo....
04:45, 2019-06-13

Border Arrests Drop by 28% in June in First Decline of the Year Border officials credited the drop to Mexico’s enforcement measures, but immigration experts and former homeland security officials warned that it was too early to determine the long-term effects....
05:15, 2019-07-10

Bomb kills Kenyan policemen near Somali border A roadside bomb hit a police vehicle patrolling near Kenya's border with Somalia on Saturday, killing several of the 11 officers inside, a police spokesman said....
20:15, 2019-06-15

Another Asylum-Seeker Dies in Border Patrol Custody A 52-year-old Nicaraguan man died Friday at an Arizona hospital while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody, becoming the 12th person to die in the custody of immigration authorities since September, CNN reported....
19:00, 2019-07-06

Texas congresswoman alleges ‘cover-up’ at border stations CLINT, Texas — A congresswoman says that the Department of Homeland Security is engaged in a “cover-up” in response to an Inspector General’s report that found poor conditions and “dangerous overcrowding” at Texas border stations. KVIA-TV reports that a senior member of...
12:00, 2019-07-09

Ireland will need no-deal Brexit checks, just not at border: minister Ireland will prevent physical checks and infrastructure along its border with British-run Northern Ireland in a no-deal Brexit but will need to take "some action somewhere" to protect the EU single market, Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday....
19:15, 2019-07-09

Border apprehensions decline 28 percent following US-Mexico partnership, DHS says The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that apprehensions at the southwest border plummeted in June after the Mexican government agreed early in the month -- under the threat of punishing U.S. tariffs -- to dramatically step up its own immigration enforcement efforts....
01:00, 2019-07-10

The Youngest Child Separated From His Family at the Border Was 4 Months Old Baby Constantin spent five months of his first year in a foster home. His family got a painful look at America’s experiment with family separation as an immigration policy....
11:15, 2019-06-17

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....
03:15, 2019-06-17

US border center scrutinized after teen found with preemie A U.S. border patrol facility in Texas came under new scrutiny Saturday after a teenage mother was found there with a premature baby. Immigrant advocates expected the facility in the U.S.-Mexico border city of McAllen to allow doctors inside to conduct health assessments, but it was not immediately ...
04:00, 2019-06-16

Trump’s ‘border czar’ says he hasn’t accepted post WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for his “border czar” says he’s not accepting the job — at least “as of right now.” The former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director, Tom Homan, tells Fox News that Trump’s announcement that he wo...
22:30, 2019-06-15

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 out. And: Jennifer Silvers on how our experiences wh...
10:45, 2019-07-11

'I can't handle this:' Doctors treating migrants on the border are walking out EL PASO, Texas — Two contracted doctors who had been serving inside overcrowded Border Patrol facilities in the El Paso, Texas, region have walked off the job in separate incidents since late May, two Border Patrol union officials have confirmed to the Washington Examiner....
08:00, 2019-07-12

62 border employees being investigated for secret Facebook group WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants. Most are under investigation for posts that surfac...
04:45, 2019-07-16

US Senate passes $4.6bn border funding bill – as it happened GOP-led Senate passes bill with strong bipartisan support, while Republican senators urge investigation of Trump sexual assault allegationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.08pm BST OK everybody, it’s been real. But now it’s time for the first of the 2020 DNC presidential prima...
18:45, 2019-06-27

Bureaucrats Among 7 Arrested In Scam Involving BSF Border Posts The CBI has arrested two senior National Projects Construction Company officials and five others on charges of corruption and irregularities in a project involving construction of Border Security......
17:00, 2019-07-15

The big border supplemental would do a lot more to house migrants than its February predecessor The Department of Homeland Security is pushing Congress for 10 times the supplemental border funding it received in February, and a good chunk of that money would go toward putting up 11 massive immigration processing centers along the southern border....
18:45, 2019-06-27

The numbers game: how migrants at the border await their fate On the Mexican side of the Rio Grande, the mysterious ‘La Lista’ holds enormous power over matters of life and deathOutside the gates of the American Dream, where Óscar Martínez spent his last days, destinies are lost and won in a puzzling game of numbers.Here on the Mexico side of the Gateway Inter...
20:00, 2019-07-01

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 seemed to echo the sentiments of most of the 34,000 mem...
22:00, 2019-06-29

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 the central processing center in McAllen, Texas. Th...
03:45, 2019-06-30

Member of armed border group indicted for impersonation GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — A man who has been a spokesman for a group of armed civilians patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border has been charged with impersonating a U.S. officer or employee. Federal prosecutors in New Mexico say an indictment returned Wednesday by a grand jury in that state charged 44-year-o...
21:15, 2019-06-23

Confusion, fear spread on Mexico border with new US policy Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refugee claims by Central Americans meant for their bids to find a better life in America...
19:30, 2019-07-17

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 conference Friday. In May, more than 144,000 immigrants...
10:30, 2019-06-29

Judge bars Trump from using $2.5B to build border wall OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has prohibited President Donald Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funding to build high-priority sections of his prized border wall in California, Arizona and New Mexico. The judge in Oakland ruled Friday in two lawsuits that use of the money is unlawfu...
07:45, 2019-06-29

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency aid to ease a swelling migrant crisis on the......
05:00, 2019-06-28

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....
22:15, 2019-06-27

More migrants at U.S.-Mexico border suffering dehydration, overexertion Cases of severe dehydration and overexertion among migrants are skyrocketing in deep South Texas as people push their bodies past the breaking point to get into the United States, new statistics show....
18:15, 2019-07-16

How to help families and children at the border: Volunteer, donate, speak out There are plenty of ways to help aid families and individuals at the border, and plenty of organizations that need your help.        ...
20:45, 2019-06-27

Congress clashes over border funding as migrants kept in squalor The U.S. House and Senate will try to resolve their conflicting versions of an emergency funding bill on Thursday to address worsening humanitarian conditions for migrant children and families on the U.S.-Mexico border....
20:30, 2019-06-27

New U.S. Asylum Rule Strands Thousands at Southern Border An estimated 18,700 asylum seekers waiting in line along the U.S.-Mexican border for interviews have been stranded by the new rule requiring them first to apply for refugee status from the country they first passed through....
20:45, 2019-07-16

Photo of Migrants Shocks, but Congress Stalls on Border Aid A photo of a migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter appeared to crystallize the human tragedy at the border, and it was everywhere — on cable, the internet and on the Senate floor....
19:45, 2019-06-27

U.S. federal judge blocks use of some funds for border wall A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration's use of $1 billion in funds to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico, but declined to issue a permanent injunction....
05:30, 2019-06-29

Construction of border wall panels underway in California The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a new panel installation on the 11-mile section of a new border wall within U.S. Border Patrol's San Diego Sector on Thursday....
04:30, 2019-06-30

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 group of lawyers and doctors met a 17-year-old girl...
22:45, 2019-06-30

Pentagon OKs sending 2,100 additional troops to Mexico border The Trump administration is beefing up troop levels at the U.S.-Mexico border, with the new acting defense secretary, Richard Spencer, on Tuesday approving a Department of Homeland Security request for an additional 2,100. ...
01:15, 2019-07-18

'Fox & Friends' takes on AOC's explosive accusations against border agents The hosts of "Fox & Friends" reacted Tuesday to new, explosive accusations against border agents from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after a visit to a Texas detention facility. ...
17:30, 2019-07-02

Trump offers to meet Kim Jong Un at Korean border to ‘say hello’ "I will be leaving Japan for South Korea (with President Moon)," Trump tweeted. "While there, if Chairman Kim of North Korea sees this, I would meet him at the Border/DMZ just to shake his hand and say Hello(?)!"...
04:30, 2019-06-29

AOC rips Fox’s Kilmeade for comparing border facilities to a ‘big party’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who toured border detention centers with a group of Democratic lawmakers on Monday, blasted “Fox & Friends” host Brian Kilmeade for comparing conditions at the facilities to a party at a house with few bathrooms. “Hey, @kilmeade: What was the last “pa...
17:30, 2019-07-02

CBP to investigate secret border patrol Facebook group U.S. Customs and Border Protection has launched an investigation into reports of a secret Facebook group of thousands of former and current border agents where they made jokes about the deaths of migrants....
21:30, 2019-07-02

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....
20:15, 2019-06-19

Senate panel advances emergency border funding The Senate Appropriations Committee approved a bipartisan emergency funding bill requested by President Trump to deal with the massive immigration surge along the southern border....
20:15, 2019-06-19

Border activist Scott Warren to be retried on 2 charges TUCSON – Prosecutors announced Tuesday morning the border activists charged on harboring counts will have a retrial. During Scott Warren’s trial in June, defense attorneys argued he was just being kind by giving two migrants water, food and lodging when he was arrested in early 2018. He faced up to ...
00:00, 2019-07-03

AOC says she confronted Border Patrol agent over ‘stealth selfie’ Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claimed Tuesday she confronted a US Customs and Border Protection agent after the agent trying to sneak a “mocking” selfie with her at Texas Border Patrol facility — following allegations she yelled at officers there “in a threatening manner.” “T...
00:00, 2019-07-03

Geraldo Rivera: Border Patrol must show 'decency' Fox News' Geraldo Rivera had strong words for Border Patrol agents after an expose brought to light a secret Facebook group comprised of former and current members that included vulgar and disparaging comments aimed at immigrants and hispanic congresswomen....
12:30, 2019-07-02

$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....
01:45, 2019-06-20

Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the latest deployment in support of President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown....
05:15, 2019-07-18

Government inspectors detail overcrowding at U.S. border station: NBC U.S. government inspectors reviewing a border station in El Paso, Texas, reported poor conditions for migrants, including overcrowding and a lack of sanitary conditions, NBC News reported on Monday, citing Department of Homeland Security documents....
16:30, 2019-07-01

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering closing the border with Colombia -- a move that would seal off most of Venezuela's inland periphery....
02:30, 2019-06-22

Border chief hits AOC for ‘concentration camp’ remark Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost said Thursday that recent remarks by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez comparing detention facilities at the southern border to concentration camps are “offensive.” “I personally find them offensive,” Provost told lawmakers during a House Homeland Security subcommittee ...
06:00, 2019-06-21

Lawmakers decry conditions at Texas border station A group of lawmakers decried the conditions at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol station in Clint, Texas following a visit organized by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. (July 1)        ...
08:30, 2019-07-02

Pentagon: 2,100 more troops headed to U.S.-Mexico border in Texas An additional 2,100 troops, including 1,100 active-duty service members and 1,000 Texas National Guard soldiers, will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border "in the next several weeks," the Pentagon announced....
20:15, 2019-07-18

More than 180 Haitians caught by Border Patrol sector in a week Border Patrol agents are tackling a new influx of migrants from Haiti coming across the U.S. border, an unexpected change from the anticipated migrants from Central America that have dominated and overwhelmed the U.S. immigration system. ...
10:15, 2019-06-20

AP Interview: Border official says aid needed to save lives WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of Customs and Border Protection says passing emergency funding is necessary for the health and well-being of migrants crossing the border. John Sanders tells The Associated Press that Congress must act swiftly. The funding request passed a Senate committee Wednesda...
07:45, 2019-06-20

'Come on man, what's that about?': Cummings assails DHS chief over border facility conditions House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings ripped into the acting head of Homeland Security Thursday, upbraiding Kevin McAleenan over the conditions of detention facilities for migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Maryland Democrat got emotional while discussing the crowded centers migrants are bei...
03:01, 2019-07-19

Deported child molester caught crossing the border EL PASO – A previously deported child molester was arrested as he tried to cross the border near El Paso, Texas on Saturday. Julianito De Jesus Diaz, 42 from El Salvador was attempting to enter the US with a group of migrants he was apprehended by Border Patrol Agents. Record checks show D...
05:00, 2019-05-23

US says border wall will ‘avoid’ historic Texas cemetery HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government says it won’t build President Donald Trump’s border wall on the site of a historic cemetery that might have required the exhumation of graves. U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a statement Monday saying it would “avoid” the Eli Jacks...
18:45, 2019-06-03

US, Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs, border WASHINGTON (AP) — Top officials from the U.S. and Mexico will begin talks in a scramble to fend off President Donald Trump’s threat of devastating tariffs on the southern ally and meet his demand for fewer migrants at the border. Trump is heading to London for a long-planned overseas trip, lea...
11:15, 2019-06-03

Senators propose legislation to protect your phone at the border For years, US border agents have been demanding access to digital devices as people pass into and out of the country. The practice has raised red flags and lawsuits, and the number of searches has spiked under the Trump Administration. Last month, th......
22:15, 2019-05-23

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 field for law enforcement work. Border resources are...
18:15, 2019-05-28

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, but without the extra funds to address a migrant surge at the border that President Donald Trump had requested....
23:45, 2019-05-23

Migrants at overcrowded border facilities may become violent: DHS watchdog Migrants seeking asylum and being held at an overcrowded US Border Patrol facility in Texas could become violent due to the inhumane conditions, an internal Department of Homeland Security watchdog found. The El Paso Del Norte Processing Center in West Texas had packed 900 people into a building mea...
19:30, 2019-06-01

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 fairgrounds and local authorities are struggling to keep up...
01:00, 2019-05-24

Two men rescued by Border Patrol in Tucson mountain range TUCSON – A man was airlifted and rescued by Border Patrol after he was found unconscious with a group of undocumented immigrants in a desert mountain range west of Tucson late Tuesday night. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol agents located a group of 18 people afte...
20:30, 2019-06-07

Deliberations to resume in trial of Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally. The jury received the case Friday in U.S. District Court in Tucson before breaking for the weekend. Scott Warren is a voluntee...
18:45, 2019-06-10

The GoFundMe Border Wall Is the Quintessential Trump-Era Grift In 2012, historian Rick Perlstein wrote a piece of essential reading for understanding modern conservatism, titled “The Long Con” and published by the Baffler. It ties the right’s penchant for absurd and obvious grifts to the conservative mind’s particular vulnerability to fear and lies:...
22:45, 2019-05-28

Jury deadlocks on charges against Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal jury couldn’t reach a verdict against a border activist charged with conspiracy to transport and harbor migrants in a trial that has drawn attention to humanitarian workers who help people in the U.S. illegally. Jurors said Tuesday that they were deadlocked in Sc...
00:15, 2019-06-12

Nearly 1,000 migrants detained by Yuma Border Patrol this weekend TUCSON – Nearly 1,000 undocumented immigrants were taken into custody after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents spotted the group attempting to enter the United States illegally this weekend. According to officials, the group of more than 900 people primarily from Central America surrendered them...
18:30, 2019-05-21

Trump says Irish border Brexit 'wall' will work out well The US president said he didn't think there'd be any problem with the border "wall" in Ireland. He was quickly corrected by his Irish host, who said any such barrier was the last thing the country needed....
03:15, 2019-06-06

EU's Frontex deploys border guard teams in Albania Teams of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, are joining Albania's police to patrol its land and sea borders for migrants and crime....
18:15, 2019-05-21

ISIS plotted to send terrorists through US-Mexico border ISIS plotted to smuggle English-speaking terrorists through the Mexican border to carry out a financial attack that would “cripple” the US economy, according to a new report. Details of the terror group’s failed plan to exploit the southern border emerged in a confession last month from one recruit,...
15:45, 2019-06-07

Israel open to US-led talks with Lebanon over border dispute JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel says it’s willing to engage in U.S.-mediated talks with Lebanon to resolve a border dispute over a sliver of the Mediterranean Sea seen as rich with energy resources. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said he met Monday with U.S. envoy David Satterfield, who has shuttled b...
18:45, 2019-05-27

Venezuela reopens Tachira border post with Colombia Four months ago Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border post during a dispute over humanitarian aid deliveries. It is not clear whether crucial border bridges will be unblocked....
13:15, 2019-06-08

UK PM candidate Javid offers to pay for Brexit border solution Sajid Javid, a candidate to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Sunday he would offer to cover the cost of finding a post-Brexit border solution with Ireland - something he said would unlock fresh negotiations with the European Union....
16:30, 2019-06-09

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....
20:15, 2019-06-04

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 8 Immigration Checkpoint. Investigators say the a...
05:00, 2019-05-23

Shooting erupts at California-Mexico border crossing SAN DIEGO — A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent has been involved in a shooting at California’s border with Mexico but there’s no word on whether anyone was injured. San Diego police say the shooting took place Monday night in a secondary vehicle inspection area near the San Ysidro Po...
17:15, 2019-06-04

| WATCH: Gunfire at California-Mexico border crossing A US Customs and Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting at California's border with Mexico. No injuries were immediately reported. San Diego police say the shooting happened in a secondary vehicle inspection area....
02:30, 2019-06-05

Venezuela reopens border with Colombia after four-month blockade Venezuelans have joined long lines to cross into Colombia to buy food and medicine. Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro shut the border in February to keep out foreign aid he said was unneeded....
21:45, 2019-06-08

Border Agency’s Images of Travelers Stolen in Hack The government said tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates had been hacked after they were transferred without authorization by a subcontractor....
05:30, 2019-06-11

After 4 Months, Venezuela Reopens Border Crossing With Colombia CÚCUTA, Colombia — Thousands crossed into Colombia on Saturday to buy food and medicine after Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro reopened a border that had been shut down for the past four months. Long lines of Venezuelans stood at two international bridges near the city ...
19:30, 2019-06-08

U.S., Mexico Officials Hold Talks on Border Dispute The White House will host talks Wednesday with a delegation from Mexico, which is trying to avoid tariffs threatened on roughly $350 billion a year of Mexican imports amid a dispute over border security....
17:15, 2019-06-05

Here's to bandit country: the Irish border, writing's new frontier Once overshadowed by Dublin and Belfast, the border regions are finally being recognised for inspiring some of Ireland’s best writing – and it’s not all about BrexitAsk anyone where they think about when they think about Irish writing and they’ll probably say Dublin or Belfast. When it comes to writ...
09:15, 2019-06-11

Police: 4 found dead in waterway near US-Mexico border Four men were found dead Monday in an irrigation canal that diverts water from the Rio Grande to farmers in southern New Mexico and west Texas, according to El Paso police....
09:30, 2019-06-11

Jury deliberations to continue in trial of border activist TUCSON – After about eleven and a half hours of deliberation, a jury in federal court said they were unable to reach a verdict in the trial of border activist Scott Warren. The jury indicated they were unable to agree on a verdict for all three charges Warren is facing, but the judge instructe...
10:45, 2019-06-11

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 separate incidents. On Sunday afternoon, agents got ...
10:45, 2019-06-11

Border Agency Cyberattack Likely Exposed Traveler Photos A federal subcontractor working for U.S. Customs and Border Protection suffered a malicious cyberattack that likely compromised tens of thousands of photos of travelers’ faces and their vehicles’ license plates....
11:00, 2019-06-11

Trump likens Irish border to wall between US and Mexico Leo Varadkar tells US president Ireland wishes to avoid border or wall after BrexitD-day veterans and world leaders take part in emotional ceremonyDonald Trump has started his visit to Ireland by comparing its post-Brexit border with Northern Ireland to the US border with Mexico, along which he want...
21:45, 2019-06-05

Supreme Court will take 2nd look at cross-border shooting case The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead by a border agent from across the border can sue the officer for damages....
03:45, 2019-05-29

Border Patrol: Group of 1,036 migrants is largest ever found EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a group of more than 1,000 migrants crossed the border illegally in El Paso, Texas, the largest it has ever encountered. President Donald Trump on Thursday shared a video on Twitter that shows the group going underneath a chain-link fence, where Border Patrol ag...
04:00, 2019-05-31

Advocates want $100 million for woman killed by U.S. border agent HOUSTON — Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year. The legal claim on behalf of Claudia Patricia Gómez González was filed one year after she died. It comes as the U.S...
03:45, 2019-05-25

The Latest: Border activist who helped migrants now on trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in Arizona (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A lawyer for a border activist being tried in Tucson for helping two migrants with water, food and lodging says prosecutors must prove his client int...
05:30, 2019-05-30

Senior UK Brexit border preparation official leaves her job The British official who was in charge of Brexit border preparations, Karen Wheeler, has left her job, Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs said on Thursday....
20:00, 2019-06-06

Explainer: How does the situation on the U.S.-Mexico border compare with the past? U.S. President Donald Trump has made immigration a central theme of his administration but has grown increasingly frustrated with the ballooning numbers of mostly Central American families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and turning themselves in to U.S. authorities....
02:15, 2019-06-07

Border Patrol canine sniffs out meth at I-19 checkpoint TUCSON – A Phoenix woman is facing drug trafficking charges, after federal authorities say they found nearly 100 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in her car. U.S. Border Patrol agents stopped the woman late last Saturday at the I-19 Immigration Checkpoint near Tubac. Agents say a Border Patrol...
04:15, 2019-05-30

Cemeteries and family memories stand in border wall’s way SAN JUAN, Texas (AP) — Two historic graveyards are among the properties on the Mexican border that are under threat as the Trump administration rushes to build hundreds of miles of wall. Under current plans, one of the 19th century cemeteries could be lost entirely. Some graves would have to be exhu...
21:45, 2019-05-30

Feds apprehend over 1,000 asylum seekers at Texas border More than 1,000 migrants were taken into custody after illegally crossing the border near El Paso, Texas, early Wednesday, according to a new report. The group of 1,036 was the largest encountered by the Border Patrol, topping the previous record of 424 was set last month, NBC News reported Thursday...
04:00, 2019-05-31

Trump will make 'dramatic' statement about border this week U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will make a "dramatic" statement about the country's southern border with Mexico either later on Thursday or on Friday....
22:15, 2019-05-30

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 of a migrant child since December.US Customs and B...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Temporary border processing facility coming To Arizona YUMA, Ariz. (KYMA) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have confirmed that a temporary processing facility will be constructed in Yuma, Arizona, following an influx of migrants being apprehended in the sector. Officials plan to have the facility up and running within the next 30 day...
04:15, 2019-05-30

US vows tariffs on Mexico until it stops border crossings Donald Trump's vaunted new trade deal with Mexico and Canada awaits ratification, however he now wants to impose tariffs. He has warned he will steadily jack up tariffs unless Mexico can stop border crossings....
07:15, 2019-05-31

A German border town’s Left government and AfD voters Frankurt (Oder) picked a Left mayor in 2018. In the EU elections, however, the voters went the opposite direction, opting for the far-right Alternative for Germany party. Why? DW’s Marcel Fürstenau went to find out....
07:15, 2019-05-31

New Mexico city allows construction of private border wall SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico city is allowing construction to resume of a privately funded barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border following questions about its permit. The group We Build the Wall Inc. erected around 1,500 feet (457 meters) of bollard-style fencing along private property in S...
21:45, 2019-05-30

Guatemalan teenage boy dies in U.S. Border Patrol custody A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in U.S. Border Patrol custody in Texas, U.S. officials said, making him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border since December....
15:30, 2019-05-21

U.S. activist tried to 'shield' migrants from Border Patrol: prosecutor An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants was part of a conspiracy to transport and "shield" the men from law enforcement, a prosecutor said on Wednesday at the opening of his trial....
07:00, 2019-05-30

EU’s Frontex deploys border guard teams in Albania TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Teams of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, are joining Albania’s police to patrol its land and sea borders for migrants and crime. European Union Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and Frontex head Fabrice Leggeri were in Tirana Tuesday to...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Venezuela's Military Deserters Face Disappointment Across the Border When Gabriel Pérez fled for this Colombian border city after defecting from Venezuela’s military, he thought he and hundreds of other deserters would soon launch an incursion to topple the autocrat back home. That isn’t how things worked out....
12:15, 2019-05-29

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 apprehended at 6:20 a.m. Monday. The woman collapsed at 6:4...
01:30, 2019-06-05

US judge halts Donald Trump's border wall plans US President Trump hopes to use an emergency declaration to redirect defense money in order to fund a border wall with Mexico. The latest court order may prove a setback on one of his highest priorities....
19:45, 2019-05-25

Agents shoot, kill man at California-Mexico border crossing SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents fatally shot a motorist who refused to stop at California’s border with Mexico. San Diego police say the shooting took place Monday night in a secondary vehicle inspection area near the San Ysidro Port of Entry. Police say the suspect&...
19:30, 2019-06-04

Exclusive: Senior UK Brexit border preparation official leaves her job The British official who was in charge of Brexit border preparations, Karen Wheeler, has left her job, Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs said on Thursday....
21:15, 2019-06-06

Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall A federal judge in California has blocked President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency. U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the administration’s efforts to redirect...
14:15, 2019-05-25

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....
05:45, 2019-06-30

ISIS plotted to send westerners to U.S through Mexico border: report The notion of terrorists infiltrating the United States either through the burgeoning migrant flows from Mexico, or via porous smuggling routes, has long been a cause for concern – and the harbinger of political debate – among U.S. officials. But a new report sheds light on a new ISIS plot exploitin...
21:30, 2019-06-06

Trump says Kim Jong Un 'very much wants to' meet at DMZ hours ahead of border visit President Trump says Kim Jong Un "very much wants to" meet him at the Korean demilitarized zone in what would be an unprecedented display of goodwill between the U.S. and North Korea....
11:00, 2019-06-30

Department of Homeland Security members visit Southwest border BISBEE, Ariz. – A roundtable discussion was this week, bringing together law enforcement representatives from various national organization to get an overview of different challenges and issues faced by border sheriffs. The Department of Homeland Security Southwest Border Visit and Tour started Sund...
11:15, 2019-06-05

Why a Texas boy says he raised $22,000 for GoFundMe border wall by selling hot chocolate The wall is more than 20 feet tall and goes up a 300-foot incline over mountainous terrain. It also extends 7 feet into the ground.        ...
06:30, 2019-06-05

House Democrats Demand More Control Over Border as Impasse Deepens Democrats moved to add an amendment to a Senate border-spending bill, inserting tougher oversight and health standard protections. Senate Republicans say no....
19:45, 2019-06-27

DR Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an outbreak in the densely populated area along the Rwandan border....
08:15, 2019-07-15

400 Central American migrants cross into Mexico, aim to reach U.S. border The border crossing comes after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on Mexican imports unless Mexico does more to stop the passage of migrants through its territory....
23:45, 2019-06-04

Hong Kong protests approach border of mainland China Thousands protested in a mainland China border town Saturday against China traders, riding on the momentum of weeks of extradition bill protests in Hong Kong....
20:30, 2019-07-13

Bunker Built At Government School Near J&K Border For Children's Safety As part of the government's initiative to provide bunkers for civilians near border areas, a government school in Kalsian area of the district has got a bunker which can be used for running classes......
08:45, 2019-06-05

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. ...
22:00, 2019-06-30

Judge blocks Trump from building sections of border wall A federal judge blocked on Friday President Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency....
14:15, 2019-05-25

62 U.S. border patrol employees under internal investigation for Facebook posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants....
15:30, 2019-07-16

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.”...
18:15, 2019-06-28

House to 'reluctantly' back Senate border aid bill: Pelosi Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday gave up on an effort to add additional migrant protections to a Senate-passed border aid bill, with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying it was urgent to secure the funds the legislation would provide....
22:45, 2019-06-27

On Trump’s Ireland Visit, Talk of Brexit and Border Walls President Trump predicted that Brexit would be good for Ireland “with your wall, your border.” Ireland’s prime minister replied that the country wanted to avoid “a wall or border” with Britain....
03:00, 2019-06-06

House clears border aid bill after Pelosi bows to McConnell Update 5:22 p.m.: The House cleared a $4.6 billion emergency aid package to address the humanitarian crisis at the border, sending the bill to President Donald Trump for his signature.The overwhelming vote in favor of the bill comes after Speaker Nancy Pelosi fought Republicans and members of her ow...
23:45, 2019-06-27

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States....
00:15, 2019-07-16

Official: Soldiers died by suicide at Arizona-Mexico border TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A medical examiner says two soldiers helping secure the Mexico border in Arizona died by suicide. Pima County Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Greg Hess said Thursday the soldiers died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds. Officials say 20-year-old Pfc. Steven Hodges of Menifee, Californi...
00:45, 2019-06-28

‘Everyone hates this place’: Border bill tears apart Democratic caucus Democrats broke into open warfare Thursday over Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s surrender to the Senate’s emergency border aid package, with the caucus’s long-simmering divide between progressives and centrists playing out in dramatic fashion on the House floor. Some lawmakers even resorted to public name-...
02:00, 2019-06-28

Mexico meets migrants at southern border with armed forces Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of them, a witness from a migrant aid group and an official said....
04:00, 2019-06-06

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 revealed the illegal antiquities, believed to be from b...
22:15, 2019-06-27

The father and daughter who drowned at the border were desperate for a better life, family says A man and his 23-month old daughter, migrants from El Salvador, were swept away in the river waters in Brownsville, Tex., on Sunday. A graphic photo of them shocked the world....
21:45, 2019-06-27

Senate Approves $4.6 Billion Bill for Border With Fewer Restrictions The Republican-controlled Senate rejected a House border bill that reined in Trump immigration policies, then passed its own version with few strings attached....
21:00, 2019-06-27

Trump appeals U.S. judge's border wall funding ruling U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday appealed a U.S. judge's ruling that blocked his administration from using $2.5 billion in funds intended for anti-drug activities to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico....
21:30, 2019-06-29

Trump Loses Again in Efforts to Build His Precious Border Wall Tally another loss for the great deal-maker-in-chief and his obsessive need to build a “big, beautiful” border wall with taxpayer money that hasn’t been approved by Congress....
19:30, 2019-06-29

The Company That Makes the U.S. Border's License Plate Scanners Has Been Hacked Perceptics, the firm that bills itself as “the sole provider of stationary LPRs” (license plate readers) at border crossing lanes for privately owned vehicles in the U.S., has been hacked. Tens of thousands of its internal files are now reportedly floating around the dark web for anyone to download....
20:30, 2019-05-24

Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an outbreak in the densely populated area along the Rwandan border....
01:15, 2019-07-15

Government moves more than 300 children out of Texas Border Patrol station Attorneys who visited the station in Clint, Texas last week said older children were trying to take care of infants and toddlers, The Associated Press first reported Thursday....
20:30, 2019-06-27

House Democrats suspend work on retooling border aid legislation U.S. House Democrats on Thursday suspended work on legislation to retool Senate-passed border aid legislation, a Democratic aide said. The Democrats had been planning to vote later Thursday on adding protections for migrant children to the bill....
20:30, 2019-06-27

Trump offers to meet and shake hands with Kim at Korean border US President Donald Trump has offered to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the demilitarised zone between North Korea and South Korea this weekend....
07:30, 2019-06-29

Trump offers to meet Kim Jong Un at North Korean border President Trump on Friday raised the possibility of meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un while in South Korea over the next few days, tweeting that he’s willing to meet Kim at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea. ...
06:00, 2019-06-29

US Ordered 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....
03:30, 2019-06-29

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 tremendously over the last two years. Border Patro...
06:45, 2019-06-28

DHS continues surging personnel to border despite big decline in illegal crossings The Department of Homeland Security has continued to surge hundreds of supplemental personnel to the border even as the number of people who illegally crossed and presented at ports of entry in June declined dramatically....
20:15, 2019-07-09

Border Wall on Private Land in New Mexico Fuels Backlash A group that pushes for stricter border control is spending $6 million to construct less than a mile of border fencing on private land in southern New Mexico....
11:15, 2019-05-29

Bi-national operation targets smugglers south of U.S.-Mexico border TUCSON – U.S. and Mexican authorities say they seized narcotics, assault weapons, and communication equipment during a four-day bi-national operation last weekend. Customs and Border Protection says 19 smugglers , including a six Honduran nationals with ties to criminal organizations, were tak...
03:45, 2019-05-25

Government watchdog finds 'dangerous overcrowding' at U.S. border facility The internal watchdog for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has urged officials to take immediate steps to alleviate "dangerous overcrowding" after it found some adult detainees being held in "standing-room-only conditions" for days or weeks at a border patrol facility in Texas....
23:30, 2019-05-31

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....
16:30, 2019-07-04

Mexico eyes steps to cut immigrant flows to U.S. border, official says Mexico wants to sharpen existing measures in its bid to narrow a flood of Central American migrants to the U.S. border, a top Mexican official said on Friday, ahead of planned meetings in Washington over tariffs threatened by President Donald Trump....
07:15, 2019-06-01

Trump administration loses bid to lift bar on funds for border wall A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion intended for the fight against illegal narcotics to build a wall along the southern U.S. border with Mexico....
06:45, 2019-07-04

Indian Army Hands Over Body Of Pak Boy Recovered From Stream Near Border Three days after the body of an eight-year-old boy from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) was pulled out of the Kishenganga River in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez sector, the army today handed over the body......
20:45, 2019-07-11

Trump claims migrants in Border Patrol custody 'are living far better now' President Donald Trump sought to defend images of inhumane conditions and extreme overcrowding at Border Patrol facilities Wednesday, claiming that migrants seeking asylum in the United States subjected to these conditions "are living far better now."...
02:30, 2019-07-04

Motion denied to dismiss indictment of Arizona border activist TUCSON – The motion to dismiss the indictment of an activist arrested for allegedly harboring migrants who crossed the southern border was denied by a judge last week. Back in January 2018, Scott Daniel Warren was taken into custody after federal agents observed the “No More Deaths”...
02:45, 2019-05-29

U.S. border patrol under fire as criticism of detention centers rises The acting head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has ordered an investigation into reports that Border Patrol agents have been posting offensive anti-immigrant comments and threats against lawmakers on a private Facebook group....
21:15, 2019-07-03

Senate Democrats introduce bill to end family separations at border Senate Democrats introduced a bill Thursday calling for the end of family separations at the U.S. border with Mexico, as well as bolstering health and safety protections for children and families....
07:00, 2019-07-12

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 Mexico....
20:00, 2019-07-03