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Far-right Ben-Gvir to be Israel's national security minister

Nov. 26, 2022 02:44 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Extremist politician Itamar Ben-Gvir, who has a long record of anti-Arab rhetoric and stunts, will become Israel's next minister of national security, according to the first of what are expected to be several coalition deals struck by former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's...

Taliban: Afghanistan regrets deadly border shooting incident

Nov. 15, 2022 08:20 AM EST

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban expressed regret Tuesday for a shooting incident that killed a Pakistani soldier over the weekend and led to the closure of a main border crossing. Chaman, in Pakistan’s southwestern Baluchistan province, is the most important border point for trade...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Nov. 14, 2022 07:18 AM EST

Austin American Statesman. November 9, 2022. Editorial: Church leaders should obey the law regarding politics and the pulpit Federal law says ministers can’t make partisan political pronouncements from the pulpit, but some church leaders in Texas and around the...

AP sources: US border agency leader is being forced out

Nov. 11, 2022 19:59 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection is being forced out of his job leading the nation’s largest law enforcement agency as agents encounter record numbers of migrants entering the U.S. from Mexico, according to two people familiar with the matter. ...

Migrant border crossings rise at Poland-Belarus border

Nov. 04, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — The Polish border service on Friday reported an increase in the number of Middle Eastern migrants trying to illegally cross into the European Union at the border of Belarus and Poland. In the past 24 hours, border agents detained 117 migrants from Syria,...

'Slow day:' Guard emails don't match Noem border 'war' talk

Nov. 04, 2022 14:07 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem described the U.S. border with Mexico as a “war zone” last year when she sent dozens of state National Guard troops there, saying they'd be on the front lines of stopping drug smugglers and human traffickers. But records...

Pepper balls launched at group crossing US-Mexico border

Nov. 01, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — U.S. Border Patrol agents launched pepper balls at a group of migrants who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border along the Rio Grande in El Paso after the agency said one person threw a rock at one agent and another was assaulted with a flagpole. Video captured...

US Border Patrol sends migrants places where no help waits

Oct. 27, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When Wilfredo Molina arrived in the U.S. from his native Venezuela, he told border agents he wanted to go to Miami but didn't have an address. They directed him to what he thought was a shelter in midtown Manhattan but turned out to be a gray office building. “It...

Man facing prison for Border Patrol agent attack in Arizona

Oct. 24, 2022 19:15 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Mexican man is facing up to nine years in prison for attacking a U.S. Border Patrol agent in southern Arizona in January, federal authorities said Monday. Prosecutors said 22-year-old Rey David Marquez-Jimenez pleaded guilty last week to one count of...

Baby reported missing in migrant capsizing off Italy island

Oct. 23, 2022 12:18 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Rescuers searched the waters near a southern Italian island Sunday for a 2-week-old baby girl reported missing after a migrant boat capsized. Italian authorities said the boat overturned a day earlier near the uninhabited islet of Lampione, part of the archipelago...