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Homeland Security Reviewing Border Use-Of-Force

New Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson is reviewing the department’s use of force policies, a Homeland Security official said Friday. The official said Johnson has been reviewing the rules about when border agents can use their guns since he took office in December.

02/28/2014

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control says no state met federal goals of three-quarters of Americans eating enough fruit, and half eating enough vegetables. California ate the most fruit and Tennessee was best with vegetables. (AP File Photo)

Border Officials Seize Prohibited Plants, Fruits

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say they confiscated a large amount of plants and fruits over the summer at Canadian border ports in North Dakota and Minnesota.

10/12/2011

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Northern Border May Be More Secure Than Depicted

The head of the Border Patrol says the tool used to measure whether his agency has operational control of the border is not necessarily a good way to assess border security.

02/15/2011

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Border Official Charged With Lying To FBI

A former U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent is charged with lying to the FBI for allegedly making up a story about being threatened so he could be transferred to the southern border.

01/27/2011

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Sheriff: Border Patrol Distress Call Is Unfounded

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — The Beltrami County Sheriff’s office says a distress call from a U.S. Border Patrol officer has been determined to be unfounded. In a news release, the sheriff’s department reports officials there […]

11/11/2010

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