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CBP Officers Seize $3.7 Million in Methamphetamine at Pharr International Bridge

PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility intercepted $3,704,000 worth of alleged methamphetamine that was hidden within a commercial shipment of fresh produce. “Our officers at the cargo facility are committed to upholding our border security mission while ensuring that legitimate trade is facilitated and reaches its intended destination,” ...

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NJ, NY, CT Governors Extend Mandatory Quarantine To 19 States

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, alongside the New Jersey and Connecticut governors, announced Tuesday that visitors from three more hotspot states would need to quarantine when traveling to their states. Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma were added to the list first created in June, bringing the total number of states under the order to 19, according to a press release accompanying the announcement. ...

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Poll: Biden Solidifies Support Among Bernie, Warren Voters In Opposition Against Trump

Supporters of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren have rallied their support for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in a united front against President Trump, according to polls conducted in six battleground states by The New York Times and Siena College. When asked whether they would vote for Biden or Trump, 87 percent of Sanders supporters and 96 percent of ...

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7 arrested in Portland For Assault on Law Enforcement Officers, Destruction of Property, Disorderly Conduct

PORTLAND — Seven people have been arrested and face federal charges for their roles in weekend riots at the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse in Portland, according to Acting Homeland Security Investigation (HSI) Special Agent in Charge Eben Roberts. According to court documents, since May 26, 2020, protests in downtown Portland have regularly been followed by nightly criminal activity including ...

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Berkeley Students Set To Create In-Person Class To Stymie ICE And Avoid Student Visa Deportations

Hundreds of students and one faculty member at the University of California Berkeley reportedly orchestrated a plan to create a student-guided, in-person class to help students with education visas elude deportation. The plan was meant to circumvent Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Monday ruling that non-immigrant students holding F-1 or M-1 visas must leave the U.S. if their course load ...

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SCOTUS Rules In Favor Of Catholic Nuns, Upholds Conscience Exemptions For Birth Control Mandate

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The United States Supreme Court ruled to uphold conscience exemptions from former President Barack Obama’s birth control mandate in a victory for the Little Sisters of the Poor. SCOTUS ruled 7-2 that the Catholic nuns are exempt from Obama’s contraceptive mandate.  “For over 150 years, the Little Sisters have engaged in faithful service and sacrifice, motivated by a religious calling ...

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Noam Chomsky, JK Rowling, And Dozens More Attacked For Calling For An End To Cancel Culture

Over 100 writers, scholars, and academics, including Noam Chomsky, JK Rowling, and Bari Weiss signed “A Letter on Justice and Open Debate” Tuesday calling for the “free exchange of information and ideas.” Journalists and media figures quickly piled on to berate those who signed the letter.  “They want you to shut up,” tweeted Media Matters Editor-at-large Parker Molloy. “They want ...

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Yuma Sector BP Arrests California DACA Recipient for Human Smuggling

YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector agents arrested a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipient from California and apprehended multiple illegal aliens during a human smuggling event Monday night. Agents made the arrest on Monday night, east of Yuma The incident occurred at approximately 5:45 p.m., when Border Patrol agents assigned to Dome Valley conducted a vehicle stop on a ...

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Yuma Sector BP Apprehends 21 Illegal Aliens

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YUMA, Ariz. – Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents thwarted multiple smuggling events and apprehended 21 illegal aliens over a four-day period. In the first event on Thursday, Blythe Station agents performed a vehicle stop on a white Chevrolet Silverado and white Dodge Ram in Quartzsite. The driver of both vehicles were United States citizens and the four passengers in the ...

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World Trade Bridge Officers Intercept Hard Narcotics Worth Over $11 Million

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers intercepted hard narcotics with an estimated street value of more than $11.4 million in one enforcement action at the World Trade Bridge. “These drugs will not reach Main Street USA due to the efforts of the officers in our cargo facilities,” said Port Director Gregory Alvarez, ...

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Wray: FBI Opens A New Chinese Spy Investigation Every 10 Hours

The FBI opens a new counterintelligence investigation related to Chinese espionage every 10 hours, FBI Director Christopher Wray said in a speech Tuesday, which he billed as the most detailed discussion of the threat posed by China that the FBI has ever disclosed to the public. “The greatest long-term threat to our nation’s information, intelligence property and to our economic ...

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Millions Of Potential Coronavirus Vaccine Doses Already Being Made, NIH Director Says

Millions of potential coronavirus vaccine doses are being made before testing has been completed to expedite the process, National Institutes of Health director Francis S. Collins told New York Magazine. At least four vaccines are being prepared for large-scale testing involving 30,000 volunteers, which could begin this month, said Collins, New York Magazine reported. Pharmaceutical company Novavax became the fourth ...

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