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U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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  • Rovio mad as an Angry Bird over alleged copies

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Finnish mobile games maker Rovio, which owns the globally successful Angry Birds brand, is suing two North American companies for selling allegedly counterfeit trinkets based on its famous game. Rovio filed suit in Manhattan federal...
  • Border agents rarely disciplined in shooting cases, official says

    The Border Patrol has apparently not disciplined any agents in deadly force investigations in a decade, an agency official said, in spite of a series of shootings at the Southwest border that have generated criticism from police experts and fierce...
  • GOP border report advises 'compassionate but tough' response

    WASHINGTON Rep. Kay Granger of Texas, who heads a Republican House of Representatives working group on the southern border crisis, offered recommendations Wednesday that she called "common-sense, compassionate but tough solutions" to deal with the surge...
  • Migrant boat with 22 aboard intercepted off Highland Beach

    Migrant boat with 22 aboard intercepted off Highland Beach
    Palm Beach County deputies and the Coast Guard intercepted a boat carrying a group of migrants off Highland Beach on Thursday. CBS12, the Sun Sentinel's news partner, reported that 21 people on the boat were from Haiti and 1 from Jamaica. The boat...
  • Appeals court rejects self-defense claim in federal agent's shooting death

    Appeals court rejects self-defense claim in federal agent's shooting death
    James Patrick Wonder couldn't convince a Broward judge that he acted in self-defense when he shot and killed a federal agent during a road range incident in 2008. Now, after an appeals court ruling last week, it looks like he'll have to take his claim...
  • La Bestia: Pop meets propaganda courtesy of U.S. border agency

    La Bestia: Pop meets propaganda courtesy of U.S. border agency
    The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency may be extraordinarily busy these days, but apparently it found time to dabble in the art of making records. The Central American radio hit “La Bestia” (or “The Beast,” in English) is...
  • Abandoned 30-foot boat found near Crystal Cove

    An abandoned 30-foot panga boat was found on a beach near Crystal Cove State Park just south of Newport Beach by a passerby Thursday morning, according to a U.S. Coast Guard news release. The Coast Guard's Los Angeles-Long Beach office received the call...
  • Border Patrol agent shoots at armed militia member in Texas

    Border Patrol agent shoots at armed militia member in Texas
    A U.S. Border Patrol agent fired several rounds toward an armed militia member in Texas, reigniting concerns among law enforcement officials about conflicts with untrained and unregulated volunteers who have arrived at the Mexican border in the wake of...
  • U.S. undercover investigators among those exposed in data breach

    U.S. undercover investigators among those exposed in data breach
    A cyber attack at a firm that performs background checks for U.S. government employees compromised data of at least 25,000 workers, including some undercover investigators, and that number could rise, agency officials said on Friday. The breach at Falls...
  • Two Mexican nationals found dead in car's trunk trying to cross border

    Two Mexican nationals found dead in car's trunk trying to cross border
    Two Mexican nationals died after being found "unconscious and not breathing" Tuesday in the trunk of a car attempting to cross into the U.S. from Mexico, the Border Patrol said. The two men -- a 28-year-old and a 20-year-old -- were declared dead...
  • Men found dead in trunk at U.S. border likely smuggled, officials say

    A 41-year-old driver faces possible criminal charges after U.S. Border Patrol agents in San Ysidro discovered two Mexican nationals dead in the trunk of his car, which officials referred to as a "smuggling incident." A U.S. Customs and Border Protection...