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TribLIVE
Agents say more drones, radios, some fence needed ... less than what Trump, Cruz wanton the costs of previous fences, though experts say that cost has risen. Borde
Agents say more drones, radios, some fence needed ... less than what Trump, Cruz want
TribLIVE / Posted 15 hours ago
on the costs of previous fences, though experts say that cost has risen. Border Patrol has not asked its parent agency, Customs and Border Protection, to request funding for any new fences so far. Border Patrol Chief Ronald Vitiello said he is... Read more
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Newsmax
Border Patrol Agents Want More Fencing, Better Radios and Dronesthe costs of previous fences, though experts say that cost has risen. Border P
Border Patrol Agents Want More Fencing, Better Radios and Drones
Newsmax / Posted 17 hours ago
the costs of previous fences, though experts say that cost has risen. Border Patrol has not asked its parent agency, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), to request funding for any new fences so far. Border Patrol Chief Ronald Vitiello told... Read more
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Raw Story
San Bernardino gunman’s brother arrested for conspiracy and marriage fraudChicago's O'Hare International Airport in this July 27, 2014 handout photo obta
San Bernardino gunman’s brother arrested for conspiracy and marriage fraud
Raw Story / Posted 18 hours ago
Chicago's O'Hare International Airport in this July 27, 2014 handout photo obtained by Reuters December 8, 2015. REUTERS/US Customs and Border Protection/Handout via Reuters Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! Three people with connections to... Read more
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Breitbart
Feds Sieze $2 Million in Narcotics at BorderU.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Port of Nogale
Feds Sieze $2 Million in Narcotics at Border
Breitbart / Posted 20 hours ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers working at the Port of Nogales, Arizona, seized nearly $2 million in drugs this week. The drugs were discovered by CBP officers in multiple attempted smuggling incidents this week. The drugs seized... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
3 arrested as warrant is served at home of San Bernardino mass shooter’s brotherafter their assault on a gathering of Farook’s colleagues in San Bernardino tha
3 arrested as warrant is served at home of San Bernardino mass shooter’s brother
Pasadena Star-News / Posted yesterday
after their assault on a gathering of Farook’s colleagues in San Bernardino that killed 14 and wounded 22 others. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP) Three people were arrested after warrants were served in two cities including the... Read more
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Reuters
No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agentsthe costs of previous fences, though experts say that cost has risen. Border P
No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents
Reuters / Posted yesterday
the costs of previous fences, though experts say that cost has risen. Border Patrol has not asked its parent agency, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), to request funding for any new fences so far. Border Patrol Chief Ronald Vitiello told... Read more
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The Star
No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agentsthe costs of previous fences, though experts say that cost has risen. Border P
No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents
The Star / Posted yesterday
the costs of previous fences, though experts say that cost has risen. Border Patrol has not asked its parent agency, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), to request funding for any new fences so far. Border Patrol Chief Ronald Vitiello told... Read more
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Raw Story
Border Patrol agents want better gear and drones — not a US-Mexico wallthe costs of previous fences, though experts say that cost has risen. Border P
Border Patrol agents want better gear and drones — not a US-Mexico wall
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
the costs of previous fences, though experts say that cost has risen. Border Patrol has not asked its parent agency, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), to request funding for any new fences so far. Border Patrol Chief Ronald Vitiello told... Read more
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Al.com
Mobile's readies for busy summer in preparation for cruise ship's return to Alabamacomponent of the work is security. Surveillance cameras, which are about 12 yea
Mobile's readies for busy summer in preparation for cruise ship's return to Alabama
Al.com / Posted yesterday
component of the work is security. Surveillance cameras, which are about 12 years old, need replacing. Also, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection is requiring that security checkpoints be "climate controlled," she added. Gurganus said she... Read more
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The Mercury News
Santa Clara to pay $499K to settle federal civil rights suit alleging police illegally searched Muslim family's home -- twicehome on the 1100 block of Lincoln Street around 1:15 a.m. on Feb. 10, 2014. Ac
Santa Clara to pay $499K to settle federal civil rights suit alleging police illegally searched Muslim family's home -- twice
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
home on the 1100 block of Lincoln Street around 1:15 a.m. on Feb. 10, 2014. According to the suit, Moneeb, himself a U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer, complained later that day about the conduct of the officers, and police retaliated by... Read more
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Asian journal
Immigrants with criminal convictions should not leave the US or apply for citizenship without making sure it’s ‘safe’is that if a green card holder with a criminal record seeks to re-enter the US,
Immigrants with criminal convictions should not leave the US or apply for citizenship without making sure it’s ‘safe’
Asian journal / Posted yesterday
is that if a green card holder with a criminal record seeks to re-enter the US, the Immigration Inspectors at the airport (Customs and Border Protection) have access to his entire record, including the person’s immigration history and criminal... Read more
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The Auto Channel
New Certification Helps Automotive Companies Shorten Time to Cross the BorderTerrorism (C-TPAT) — has debuted a new tiered pricing structure to make the pro
New Certification Helps Automotive Companies Shorten Time to Cross the Border
The Auto Channel / Posted yesterday
Terrorism (C-TPAT) — has debuted a new tiered pricing structure to make the program easily affordable. Set up by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), C-TPAT allows participating companies that ship goods and materials into the country to... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Santa Clara to pay $499,000 after trashing home of Muslim federal agentfor a $300 camera, a ransacking that left the family’s Quran and other religiou
Santa Clara to pay $499,000 after trashing home of Muslim federal agent
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
for a $300 camera, a ransacking that left the family’s Quran and other religious items on the floor. Moneeb, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent, said he told authorities he had no knowledge of the camera, but that at 1:15 a.m. on... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Appleton International Airport Formally Dedicates Customs and Boarder FacilityGREENVILLE, Wis - The new U.S Customs and Border Protection Facility at Appleto
Appleton International Airport Formally Dedicates Customs and Boarder Facility
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted yesterday
GREENVILLE, Wis - The new U.S Customs and Border Protection Facility at Appleton International Airport was formally dedicated Wednesday. The facility is expected to bring in 75-100 aircrafts to the airport in just the first year. "We are out their... Read more
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WWNY - WNYF Watertown
$66K Worth Of Counterfeit Shirts Seized At Bordercounterfeit shirts were seized at the Alexandria Bay border crossing when someo
$66K Worth Of Counterfeit Shirts Seized At Border
WWNY - WNYF Watertown / Posted yesterday
counterfeit shirts were seized at the Alexandria Bay border crossing when someone tried to smuggle them into the U.S. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB) officers seized more than 1,700 shirts that officials say were worth more than... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Teens sentenced in armed kidnapping of federal agentagent. Gregory McDonald, 18, and Dante Askins, 19, pleaded guilty in February
Teens sentenced in armed kidnapping of federal agent
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
agent. Gregory McDonald, 18, and Dante Askins, 19, pleaded guilty in February to kidnapping Armando Alaniz, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent, who was packing up his family's Chevrolet Tahoe outside a hotel on Universal... Read more
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The Washington Times
Duncan Hunter: Coast Guard needs its own dronesdoes not have its own fleet of land-based unmanned aerial vehicles, and is inst
Duncan Hunter: Coast Guard needs its own drones
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
does not have its own fleet of land-based unmanned aerial vehicles, and is instead required to rely on drones flown by Customs and Border Protection, which oversees the Border Patrol. But CBP’s fleet has been plagued by problems, according to... Read more
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New York Post
FAA regularly catches drunk, stoned, or criminal pilotswith up to 60 prostitutes that prosecutors deemed “massive.” Another co
FAA regularly catches drunk, stoned, or criminal pilots
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
with up to 60 prostitutes that prosecutors deemed “massive.” Another commercial airline pilot who holds a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Global Entry Card was arrested Jan 17 at Newark Airport after allegedly attempting to smuggle... Read more
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FOX News
Danger in the cockpit: FAA records show pilots fly drunk, engage in criminal activityHouston with up to 60 prostitutes that prosecutors deemed “massive.” Another c
Danger in the cockpit: FAA records show pilots fly drunk, engage in criminal activity
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
Houston with up to 60 prostitutes that prosecutors deemed “massive.” Another commercial airline pilot who holds a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Global Entry Card was arrested Jan 17 at Newark Airport after allegedly attempting to smuggle... Read more
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FOX News
Danger in the cockpit: FAA records show pilots fly drunk, engage in criminal activityHouston with up to 60 prostitutes that prosecutors deemed “massive.” Another c
Danger in the cockpit: FAA records show pilots fly drunk, engage in criminal activity
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
Houston with up to 60 prostitutes that prosecutors deemed “massive.” Another commercial airline pilot who holds a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Global Entry Card was arrested Jan 17 at Newark Airport after allegedly attempting to smuggle... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Six Cubans step ashore on Miami Beach, amid uptick in arrivalsMiami’s popular South Beach. The six men came ashore Monday after 11 days at s
Six Cubans step ashore on Miami Beach, amid uptick in arrivals
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Miami’s popular South Beach. The six men came ashore Monday after 11 days at sea. They were still being processed by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in Miami. One man told The Associated Press he celebrated his arrival by pouring... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Almost 300 pounds of marijuana found inside frame of trailer on U.S.-Mexico border in West Texasof the frame of a trailer trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border Friday at the
Almost 300 pounds of marijuana found inside frame of trailer on U.S.-Mexico border in West Texas
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
of the frame of a trailer trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border Friday at the Presidio port of entry in West Texas. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found the 283 pounds of marijuana — with an estimated street value of $225,000 — in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Almost 300 pounds of marijuana found inside frame of trailer on U.S.-Mexico border in West Texasof the frame of a trailer trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border Friday at the
Almost 300 pounds of marijuana found inside frame of trailer on U.S.-Mexico border in West Texas
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
of the frame of a trailer trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border Friday at the Presidio port of entry in West Texas. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found the 283 pounds of marijuana — with an estimated street value of $225,000 — in... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Report: WG woman arrested at O’Hare with more than 37 lbs. of opiumcharges related to possessing and dealing methamphetamines and opium. Vang was
Report: WG woman arrested at O’Hare with more than 37 lbs. of opium
Marshall Independent / Posted 3 days ago
charges related to possessing and dealing methamphetamines and opium. Vang was arrested at about 3 a.m. Saturday after U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers found more than 3,500 methamphetamine pills and more than 37 pounds of opium in her... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Easton native trains over County in Canadian aircraftwere able to watch him, but he only landed the plane in Presque Isle, the sole
Easton native trains over County in Canadian aircraft
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
were able to watch him, but he only landed the plane in Presque Isle, the sole place he was cleared to do so by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Osgood said he enjoyed flying over Aroostook County, because having grown up in Easton, he... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Easton native trains over County in Canadian aircraftwere able to watch him, but he only landed the plane in Presque Isle, the sole
Easton native trains over County in Canadian aircraft
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
were able to watch him, but he only landed the plane in Presque Isle, the sole place he was cleared to do so by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Osgood said he enjoyed flying over Aroostook County, because having grown up in Easton, he... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Walnut business owners get home detention sentence for illegal honey bee royal jelly importsa $230,000 fine, forfeit $941,000 in proceeds derived from criminal activity, a
Walnut business owners get home detention sentence for illegal honey bee royal jelly imports
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
a $230,000 fine, forfeit $941,000 in proceeds derived from criminal activity, and pay $119,000 in restitution to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency for import duties it avoided as a result of the criminal scheme. ASN Group was... Read more
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Daily Herald
Sheriff: 17 kilograms of opium seized from passenger at O'Hareher arrest early Saturday. According to the sheriff's office, deputies were co
Sheriff: 17 kilograms of opium seized from passenger at O'Hare
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
her arrest early Saturday. According to the sheriff's office, deputies were contacted about 3:20 a.m. Saturday by U.S. Customs and Border Protection for assistance with an arrest after agents found the opium along with more than 3,500 suspected... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
CBP seizes marijuana at Presidio portU.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working
CBP seizes marijuana at Presidio port
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 4 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers working at the Presidio port of entry seized 283 pounds of marijuana Friday afternoon. The drugs were hidden in both frame rails of a gooseneck trailer. The estimated street... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
283 pounds of marijuana seized at Presidio Port of EntryOne man was arrested following a failed drug smuggling attempt at the Presidio
283 pounds of marijuana seized at Presidio Port of Entry
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
One man was arrested following a failed drug smuggling attempt at the Presidio Port of Entry on Friday afternoon. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers made the seizure when a pickup truck towing an empty gooseneck trailer entered the port... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
283 pounds of marijuana seized at Presidio Port of EntryOne man was arrested following a failed drug smuggling attempt at the Presidio
283 pounds of marijuana seized at Presidio Port of Entry
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
One man was arrested following a failed drug smuggling attempt at the Presidio Port of Entry on Friday afternoon. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers made the seizure when a pickup truck towing an empty gooseneck trailer entered the port... Read more
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NBC Miami
6 Migrants Come Ashore at South Pointe ParkThey came ashore just before 10:30 a.m. The men will be taken to Miami Beach P
6 Migrants Come Ashore at South Pointe Park
NBC Miami / Posted 4 days ago
They came ashore just before 10:30 a.m. The men will be taken to Miami Beach Police station before being picked up by Customs and Border Protection officials. No further information was immediately available. This is a developing story. Keep... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
6 migrants aboard small boat come ashore South Beach, authorities sayin good health and were taken to the Miami Beach Police Station, where they wil
6 migrants aboard small boat come ashore South Beach, authorities say
Local 10 Miami / Posted 4 days ago
in good health and were taken to the Miami Beach Police Station, where they will be transferred into the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Authorities did not immediately say what country the men arrived from. Watch Local 10 News... Read more
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Task & Purpose
MCCAIN: Here’s My Plan To Reform The VAless secure. In order to resolve the hiring backlog, I worked with Sen. Jeff Fl
MCCAIN: Here’s My Plan To Reform The VA
Task & Purpose / Posted 4 days ago
less secure. In order to resolve the hiring backlog, I worked with Sen. Jeff Flake to expedite the hiring of veterans as Customs and Border Protection officers at understaffed U.S. ports of entry. Our bill addresses current deficiencies by... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
New Customs office will open at airportApril 23--The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority will cut the ribbon Tuesday on
New Customs office will open at airport
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 4 days ago
April 23--The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority will cut the ribbon Tuesday on a new Customs and Border Protection facility at Toledo Express Airport, 12 years after it built a now largely unused Customs space in a different building. The... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Authorities: Cocaine Found Hidden in Candy Containers at JFK Airport; Woman ArrestedThe drugs were allegedly found hidden inside containers filled with candy, auth
Authorities: Cocaine Found Hidden in Candy Containers at JFK Airport; Woman Arrested
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 4 days ago
The drugs were allegedly found hidden inside containers filled with candy, authorities said. (Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) A woman was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport after allegedly trying to sneak 10 pounds of... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Cocaine Found Hidden in Candy Container at JFK Airport; Woman Arrested: Authoritiessaid Friday. The drugs were allegedly found hidden inside containers filled wi
Cocaine Found Hidden in Candy Container at JFK Airport; Woman Arrested: Authorities
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 4 days ago
said Friday. The drugs were allegedly found hidden inside containers filled with candy, authorities said. (Credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection) Agriculture specialists were doing an X-ray exam on luggage belonging to a passenger arriving... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Gary airport's growth offers hope to troubled cityat another airport before coming into Gary, which is a hindrance for commercial
Gary airport's growth offers hope to troubled city
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
at another airport before coming into Gary, which is a hindrance for commercial and general aviation growth. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection office has approved Gary's floor plan and assigned a project manager, and city officials are... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
New Customs office will open at airportFacility will benefit travelers from abroad The Toledo-Lucas County Port Autho
New Customs office will open at airport
The Toledo Blade / Posted 6 days ago
Facility will benefit travelers from abroad The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority will cut the ribbon Tuesday on a new Customs and Border Protection facility at Toledo Express Airport, 12 years after it built a now largely unused Customs space... Read more
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Breitbart
EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Office of Trade Official Contradicts Obama – ‘UK NOT Too Small To Have Free Trade Deal With America’A U.S. Customs and Border Protection official working within the Office of Inte
EXCLUSIVE: U.S. Office of Trade Official Contradicts Obama – ‘UK NOT Too Small To Have Free Trade Deal With America’
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection official working within the Office of International Trade in the United States has issued a stunning rebuke to U.S. President Barack Obama and his trade official Michael Froman by insisting that the United Kingdom... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
102 pounds of marijuana seized over 2 days at Brownsville bridge102 pounds of suspected marijuana was seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protect
102 pounds of marijuana seized over 2 days at Brownsville bridge
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 days ago
102 pounds of suspected marijuana was seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in two separate incidents at the Gateway International Bridge. Authorities say the two seizures took place on Monday and Tuesday in Brownsville when CBP officers sent... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
102 pounds of marijuana seized over 2 days at Brownsville bridge102 pounds of suspected marijuana was seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protect
102 pounds of marijuana seized over 2 days at Brownsville bridge
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 6 days ago
102 pounds of suspected marijuana was seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in two separate incidents at the Gateway International Bridge. Authorities say the two seizures took place on Monday and Tuesday in Brownsville when CBP officers sent... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
10 lbs of coke found hidden in children's candy, U.S. Customs saysU.S. Customs and Border Protection agents discovered a special surprise recentl
10 lbs of coke found hidden in children's candy, U.S. Customs says
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 7 days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents discovered a special surprise recently: 10 pounds of cocaine hidden inside candy containers. The discovery was made Monday at John F. Kennedy International Airport when an X-ray examination showed an... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Three in custody after suspected explosives found at B.C. borderseriously and takes immediate and appropriate action when faced with potential
Three in custody after suspected explosives found at B.C. border
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
seriously and takes immediate and appropriate action when faced with potential risk,” Bolton said in a statement. U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesman Jaime Ruiz said U.S. officials have been involved in information-sharing and are... Read more
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CTV News
Suspected explosive device found in vehicle at B.C. border; 3 in custodyare in custody and the investigation is ongoing with Abbotsford Police at the s
Suspected explosive device found in vehicle at B.C. border; 3 in custody
CTV News / Posted 7 days ago
are in custody and the investigation is ongoing with Abbotsford Police at the scene and RCMP providing assistance. U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesman Jaime Ruiz says U.S. officials have been involved in information-sharing and are... Read more
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Breitbart
Our Open Border Brings More Cruelty for Migrantsaliens. They found three more illegal aliens locked in the trunk. A statement
Our Open Border Brings More Cruelty for Migrants
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
aliens. They found three more illegal aliens locked in the trunk. A statement obtained by Breitbart Texas from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency stated that several of these illegal aliens had no knowledge of a trunk releasing... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Funeral services set for Border Patrol agent killed in crashLiving Faith Center, 1000 Valley Crest. The burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Ca
Funeral services set for Border Patrol agent killed in crash
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 7 days ago
Living Faith Center, 1000 Valley Crest. The burial will follow at Mt. Carmel Catholic Cemetery, 401 S. Zaragoza Rd. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske issued a statement Monday afternoon: "I am deeply saddened by... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Award-winning Syrian opposition activist denied US entryability to immediately coordinate with our interagency partners when new inform
Award-winning Syrian opposition activist denied US entry
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
ability to immediately coordinate with our interagency partners when new information becomes available," Kirby said. U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the agency charged with determining admissibility of foreign nationals at U.S. ports of entry,... Read more
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Salon.com
Award-winning Syrian opposition activist denied US entryability to immediately coordinate with our interagency partners when new inform
Award-winning Syrian opposition activist denied US entry
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
ability to immediately coordinate with our interagency partners when new information becomes available,” Kirby said. U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the agency charged with determining admissibility of foreign nationals at U.S. ports of entry,... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
U.S.-Mexico drug tunnel spanned 800 yardsreminder of the vulnerabilities that exist along the Southwest border," said Hu
U.S.-Mexico drug tunnel spanned 800 yards
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 8 days ago
reminder of the vulnerabilities that exist along the Southwest border," said Hunter Davis, director of air operations for Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations. Since 2006, 13 large-scale operational drug smuggling tunnels have... Read more
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