Edition:
United States

Julio-Cesar Chavez

U.S. closes lanes, adds checks at Mexico border to contain coronavirus

Aug 21 2020

WASHINGTON The United States on Friday closed lanes at select ports of entry at the border with Mexico and will conduct more secondary checks to limit non-essential travel and the spread of coronavirus, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) official said.

Alleged attack on Navalny part of Kremlin poisoning campaign, says Putin critic

Aug 20 2020

WASHINGTON The suspected poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is likely part of a steady increase in poison attacks by Kremlin-connected security forces against critics of Russia President Vladimir Putin, said a Russian opposition politician who has survived two alleged poisonings. | Video

Alleged attack on Navalny part of Kremlin poisoning campaign, says Putin critic

Aug 20 2020

WASHINGTON The suspected poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is likely part of a steady increase in poison attacks by Kremlin-connected security forces against critics of Russia President Vladimir Putin, said a Russian opposition politician who has survived two alleged poisonings. | Video

Prominent South Sudan critic says government sent hit squad for him; Juba denies

Jul 23 2020

WASHINGTON A prominent South Sudanese economist fled to the United States on Thursday and accused South Sudan's President Salva Kiir of ordering a hit squad to kill or kidnap him in Kenya, an allegation immediately denied by the Juba government.

Death toll reaches 23 from last year's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas

Apr 26 2020

The death toll from a mass shooting last August at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart store has climbed to 23 after the last victim left hospitalized from the rampage succumbed to his injuries over the weekend, the hospital said on Sunday.

U.S. shuts border bridge to stop migrants rushing across from Mexico

Feb 29 2020

CIUDAD JUAREZ/EL PASO U.S. authorities said they closed the busy Ciudad Juarez-El Paso border bridge on Friday after more than a hundred mostly Cuban migrants tried to cross in response to a court ruling suspending an asylum policy. | Video

U.S. shuts border bridge to stop migrants rushing across from Mexico

Feb 29 2020

CIUDAD JUAREZ/EL PASO U.S. authorities said they closed the busy Ciudad Juarez-El Paso border bridge on Friday after more than a hundred mostly Cuban migrants tried to cross in response to a court ruling suspending an asylum policy.

Accused El Paso shooter pleads not guilty to hate crime charges

Feb 12 2020

EL PASO, Texas A Texas man pleaded not guilty to 90 federal hate crime charges on Wednesday after he was accused of deliberately targeting people of Mexican heritage in the shooting rampage that killed 22 people at a Walmart store in El Paso last year.

Accused El Paso mass shooter charged with 90 counts of federal hate crimes

Feb 07 2020

EL PASO, Texas A Texas man accused of deliberately targeting people of Mexican heritage in a shooting rampage that killed 22 people at an El Paso Walmart store last year was charged on Thursday on 90 counts of federal hate crimes. | Video

'Into the lion's den': Mexican asylum seekers fear deportation to Guatemala

Jan 09 2020

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico/MEXICO CITY Mexicans seeking refuge in the United States to escape violence and lawlessness in their homeland fear worse dangers if they are sent to Guatemala under a new Trump administration scheme to crack down on asylum seekers. | Video

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