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Physical testing begins on border wall prototypes

U.S. Customs and Border Protection began physically testing border wall prototypes Monday, officials said. A team of agents and engineers drove jackhammers, saws and other tools into samples’ surfaces to evaluate their “breachability.” They were built side by side in ...

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Mexico border arrests drop sharply under Trump, new figures show

The number of arrests made at the U.S.-Mexico border hit its lowest level since 1971, new Homeland Security figures show. During the government’s 2017 fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, U.S., border agents made 310,531 arrests, down 24% from the ...

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Missing teen wanted in grandma's death caught near Canada border

A Florida teen wanted in connection with the death of his grandmother was detained as he attempted to enter Canada. Both Logan Mott and Kristina French were reported missing earlier this week when they didn’t show up to pick up ...

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SEE IT: North Korean soldier crossed border to stop defector

A North Korean defector braved a hail of bullets during his mad dash to the South as a soldier in close pursuit crossed the border in an attempt to stop him, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The gunfire and the soldier’s ...

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13 Niger soldiers killed in deadly raid near Mali border

Bloodshed erupted on Saturday in Niger – the West African nation where four American soldiers were recently killed – as attackers riding pickup trucks and motorcycles killed 13 local paramilitary police. The deadly raid near the country’s border with Mali ...

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Pregnant teen crosses U.S. border with hope of getting abortion

HOUSTON — Advocates for a pregnant 17-year-old girl held in a Texas facility for immigrant children who have crossed the border alone are asking a federal judge to allow her to get an abortion, over the opposition of U.S. and ...

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Nancy Pelosi, Trump law boss mull border security to save DACA

WASHINGTON — The top House Democrat and a senior White House official both indicated Tuesday they are open to compromise on border security to expedite legislation to help immigrants brought here illegally as children. White House legislative director Marc Short ...

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Border patrol ordered to ignore congressmen during travel ban

Custom and Border Protection employees were ordered to ignore elected officials and treat lawyers’ calls as though they were “protests” amid President Trump’s controversial travel ban, according to a new report. Trump in January signed an executive order restricting travel ...

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Turkish jets shoot down warplane at Syrian border

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 4:36 AM Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Turkish fighter jets shot down a Russian warplane Tuesday night near the Syrian border, forcing its pilots to parachute out as civilians filmed the destruction, officials ...

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