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Border agents find big marijuana cache in truck entering US

Jun. 29, 2020 6:23 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Border agents found nearly 9500 pounds (4,300 kilograms) of marijuana hidden in a commercial truck entering Buffalo from Canada in the biggest drug seizure on record at the northern border, authorities said Monday. The driver, Prabjot Nagra, faces federal charges after an X-ray of his...

Judge stays migrant teen's expulsion under US virus policy

Jun. 25, 2020 11:57 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday extended an order preventing the Trump administration from deporting a 16-year-old boy from Honduras under its emergency border declaration citing the coronavirus. U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols in Washington did not rule immediately on the first challenge to...

President Donald Trump speaks to a group of young Republicans at Dream City Church, Tuesday, June 23, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

With student gathering, Trump gets a more boisterous crowd

Jun. 24, 2020 12:56 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — It wasn’t quite one of his signature big-stadium rallies. But President Donald Trump drew something closer to the jam-packed audience of political supporters he’s been craving as hundreds of young conservatives filled a Phoenix megachurch Tuesday to hear his call for them to...

Israeli policemen stand around the body of a Palestinian at a checkpoint near Jerusalem, Tuesday, June 23, 2020. A Palestinian driver died Tuesday after he was shot by an Israeli policeman at a checkpoint in the West Bank in what police said was an attempted attack on Israeli military personnel. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)

Palestinian driver killed in alleged attack on Israeli guard

Jun. 23, 2020 1:35 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian driver died Tuesday after he was shot by an Israeli policeman at a checkpoint in the West Bank in what police said was an attempted attack on Israeli military personnel. But the man's family cast doubt on the police account, saying he was planning to get married next week...

FILE - In this May 5, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on supporting Native Americans in Phoenix. Trump is scheduled to visit Yuma, Ariz., on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, to mark the completion of the 200th mile of the border wall system between the United States and Mexico. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci,File)

Trump to celebrate border wall milestone in Arizona

Jun. 22, 2020 10:09 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to mark 200 miles (322 kilometers) of wall along the southwest border in Arizona on Tuesday, in an area where crews have built dozens of miles of new fencing amid a coronavirus breakout and protests from opponents who say construction is destroying important...

A woman wearing a face mask walks near a banner showing precautions against the new coronavirus at an exhibition and convention center in Goyang, South Korea, Friday, June 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

The Latest: China has most new virus cases since mid-April

Jun. 13, 2020 10:57 PM EDT

BEIJING — China is reporting its highest daily total of coronavirus cases in two months after the capital’s biggest wholesale food market was shut down following a resurgence in local infections. Officials say there were 57 confirmed cases in the 24 hours through midnight Saturday. That was the...

An employee wearing a face mask to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus cleans the widows of his shoe store at a shopping street in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

The Latest: South Korea capital adds more coronavirus cases

Jun. 12, 2020 11:51 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 49 new coronavirus cases. Most most of them are in the densely populated Seoul metropolitan area, where health authorities have been struggling to slow transmissions linked to entertainment and leisure activities, church gatherings and low-income workers who...

FILE - In this April 5, 2019, file photo, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection vehicle sits near the wall as President Donald Trump visits a new section of the border wall with Mexico in El Centro, Calif. A new report by a federal watchdog says the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency misspent millions of dollars meant for migrant care during the 2019 surge in border crossings. The report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office was released Thursday, June 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Watchdog: Agency misspent money meant for migrant care

Jun. 11, 2020 4:51 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection violated the law when it misspent money appropriated for migrant care on items like all-terrain vehicles, boats and its police dog program, according to a federal investigation. The U.S. Government Accountability Office said in a report released Thursday...

FILE - In this May 4, 2020, file photo, Guatemalans deported from the United States, wave from a bus after arriving at La Aurora airport in Guatemala City. A federal judge has temporarily stopped President Donald Trump's administration from expelling a teenager to Honduras under a policy enacted during the coronavirus pandemic that didn't give the teen the chance under federal law to stay in the United States. The case is the first known challenge of the Trump administration's expulsion of hundreds of immigrant children at the border under an emergency declaration citing the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo, File)

Federal judge briefly stops US from expelling migrant teen

Jun. 10, 2020 9:30 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily stopped President Donald Trump's administration from expelling a teenager to Honduras under a policy enacted during the coronavirus pandemic that didn't give the teen a chance under federal law to stay in the United States. According to the American Civil...

In this Wednesday, June 3, 2020 photo, Rana, mother of Eyad Hallaq, arranges his room in their home in East Jerusalem's Wadi Joz. Early Saturday, Hallaq, a 32-year-old Palestinian with severe autism, was chased by Israeli border police forces into a nook in Jerusalem's Old City and fatally shot as he cowered next to a garbage bin after apparently being mistaken as an attacker. He was just a few meters from his beloved Elwyn El Quds school. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean)

Killing of Palestinian man with autism draws Floyd parallel

Jun. 4, 2020 2:28 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Eyad Hallaq liked to watch cartoons. He loved dressing up and wearing cologne. He even dreamed of getting married. But his favorite activity was walking to school, where he volunteered in the kitchen, preparing meals for his fellow special-needs students. Early on Saturday, the 32-year-old...