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U.S. agents fire tear gas into Mexico at 'violent mob' near border

U.S. agents fire tear gas into Mexico at 'violent mob' near borderU.S. border agents launched tear gas into Mexico early on Tuesday to deter a group of migrants that one official called “a violent mob” from crossing over from Tijuana, according to a Reuters witness and the U.S. government. One migrant picked up a canister and threw it back into U.S. territory. U.S. officials said the group had attacked agents with projectiles but a Reuters witness did not see any migrants throwing rocks at U.S. agents.



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U.S. agents fire tear gas to deter illegal crossing

U.S. agents fire tear gas to deter illegal crossingU.S. border agents launched tear gas at migrants to deter them from crossing the U.S.-Mexico border at Tijuana in the early hours of Tuesday. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).



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U.S. border agents will not speak to lawmakers about girl's death

U.S. border agents will not speak to lawmakers about girl's deathMembers of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Tuesday plan to visit the New Mexico patrol station where Jakelin Caal and her father were taken on Dec. 7 to learn more about why she died the next day. Caal’s death fueled criticism of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies from Democrats and migrant advocates. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said it showed the dangers of her journey and the family’s decision to cross the border illegally.



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Trump Falsely Claims Border Agents Were Badly Hurt In Migrant Tear Gas Clashes

Trump Falsely Claims Border Agents Were Badly Hurt In Migrant Tear Gas ClashesPresident Donald Trump attempted to downplay the scenes of migrant children



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US agents fire tear gas as some migrants try to breach fence

US agents fire tear gas as some migrants try to breach fenceTIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — U.S. border agents fired tear gas on hundreds of migrants protesting near the border with Mexico on Sunday after some of them attempted to get through the fencing and wire separating the two countries, and American authorities shut down the nation's busiest border crossing from the city where thousands are waiting to apply for asylum.



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PHOTOS: Migrants try to breach border at Tijuana — U.S. agents fire tear gas

PHOTOS: Migrants try to breach border at Tijuana — U.S. agents fire tear gasMexico pledged to shore up security near its border with the U.S. and local authorities said that 39 migrants were arrested after a peaceful march devolved into chaos when U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop some migrants who tried to breach the border. Mexico’s Interior Ministry said Sunday it would immediately deport those who tried to “violently” enter the U.S. from Tijuana.



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U.S. Border Patrol agents use tear gas on migrants

U.S. Border Patrol agents use tear gas on migrantsPresident Donald Trump says he will close the border "for a period of time" to the asylum-seekers after some tried to bypass Mexican police near San Diego. ABC News' Lana Zak reports.



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Immigration agents arrest man who left church after a year

Immigration agents arrest man who left church after a yearRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — An immigrant who sought refuge from deportation in a North Carolina church for 11 months was detained Friday at a scheduled appointment with immigration officials, prompting more than a dozen supporters to block a law enforcement van and wind up under arrest themselves.



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US indicts seven Russian military intel agents in global hacking conspiracy

US indicts seven Russian military intel agents in global hacking conspiracyThe US Justice Department Thursday indicted seven agents of Russia’s GRU military intelligence agency as part of a joint crackdown with Western allies on a series of major hacking plots attributed to Moscow. The indictments were announced as Dutch security services said they had thwarted a cyber attack on the global chemical weapons watchdog, the OPCW — expelling four Russian agents — and after Britain and Australia blamed the GRU for plots that notably targeted the US Democratic Party and global sports bodies. John Demers, US Assistant Attorney General for National Security, confirmed the seven agents were indicted in connection to the attack on the OPCW, on football’s governing body FIFA and the US and global anti-doping agencies, and on the US nuclear energy company Westinghouse among others.



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California: man driving wife to hospital to give birth arrested by Ice agents

California: man driving wife to hospital to give birth arrested by Ice agentsThe surveillance footage showed the agents handcuffing Arrona and taking him away, leaving a sobbing Venegas alone. A woman from California said she had to drive herself to the hospital to give birth alone, after her husband was arrested by agents of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or Ice. María del Carmen Venegas told a Spanish-language TV station, KMEX-TV, that she and her husband, Joel Arrona–Lara, 36, were driving to the hospital for a planned C–section on Wednesday when they stopped for gas in San Bernardino, just east of Los Angeles.



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