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The Latest: Netanyahu raps 'anarchy' of Jewish-Arab fighting

May. 12, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on confrontations between Israelis and Palestinians as Israel signals a widening military campaign: ___ JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is condemning the “anarchy” of Jewish-Arab violence in...

Number of children traveling alone at border eases in April

May. 12, 2021 01:30 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of unaccompanied children encountered on the U.S. border with Mexico in April eased from an all-time high a month earlier, while more adults were found coming without families, authorities said Tuesday. Authorities encountered 17,171 children...

Number of children traveling alone at border eases in April

May. 11, 2021 21:42 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The number of unaccompanied children encountered on the U.S. border with Mexico in April eased from an all-time high a month earlier, while more adults were found coming without families, authorities said Tuesday. Authorities encountered 17,171 children...

Palestinians, Israel police clash at Al-Aqsa mosque; 53 hurt

May. 07, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian worshippers clashed with Israeli police late Friday at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, a major holy site sacred to Muslims and Jews, in an escalation of weeks of violence in Jerusalem that has reverberated across the region. The Palestinian Red...

Former Border Patrol agent arrested in Arizona rapes

May. 05, 2021 14:54 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities in Arizona say they have arrested a former Border Patrol agent suspected in a string of rapes going back more than two decades. Mesa Police said Wednesday that 57-year-old John Daly III is a suspect in rapes that occurred from 1999-2001 in...

San Diego boat wreck kills 3, shows risks of ocean smuggling

May. 03, 2021 21:31 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A tractor-trailer slams into an SUV at an intersection on a remote California desert highway, killing 13 of 25 people crammed inside the late model Ford Expedition. A man dangles a toddler over a border wall near Santa Teresa, New Mexico, allowing her...

US begins reuniting some families separated at Mexico border

May. 03, 2021 10:05 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Biden administration said Monday that four families that were separated at the Mexico border during Donald Trump's presidency will be reunited in the United States this week in what Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas calls “just the beginning” of a...

New temporary migrant facility operational in Yuma

Apr. 24, 2021 17:54 PM EDT

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A new tent-like temporary migrant processing facility in Yuma, Arizona, began operations earlier this week to house people seeking asylum in the U.S., according to a Border Patrol official. The 90,000-square-foot (8,361-square-meter) structure, which...

US under Biden will no longer call migrants 'illegal aliens'

Apr. 19, 2021 18:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Employees of the two main U.S. immigration enforcement agencies were directed Monday to stop referring to migrants as “aliens,” a dated term that many people consider offensive. Memos issued by Customs and Border Protection, as well as Immigration...

New migrant facilities crop up to ease crowding, again

Apr. 18, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

For the third time in seven years, U.S. officials are scrambling to handle a dramatic spike in children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border alone, leading to a massive expansion in emergency facilities to house them as more kids arrive than are being released to close relatives in the United...