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Trump budget asks more than $200 billion for infrastructure, border security: budget director

Trump budget asks more than $  200 billion for infrastructure, border security: budget directorThe White House said on Sunday its budget proposal would include $ 200 billion for infrastructure spending and $ 23 billion for enhanced border security to help fulfill campaign promises by U.S. President Donald Trump. The budget plan to be released on Monday also proposes a $ 3 trillion deficit cut over 10 years, White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said in a statement. “Just like every American family, the Budget makes hard choices: fund what we must, cut where we can, and reduce what we borrow,” Mulvaney added.



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Trump's border wall faces challenge from environmentalists

Trump's border wall faces challenge from environmentalistsLegal panel debates the case.



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FBI: No evidence of attack in Border Patrol agent's death

FBI: No evidence of attack in Border Patrol agent's deathDALLAS (AP) — FBI officials said Wednesday that the investigation into the November death of a U.S. Border Patrol agent has yielded no evidence that there was a "scuffle, altercation or attack" more than two months after President Donald Trump and others used the suggestion of an attack to promote the building of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.



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U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas died of head trauma, cause unknown

U.S. Border Patrol agent in Texas died of head trauma, cause unknownThe U.S. Border Patrol agent whose on-duty death in Texas in November prompted President Donald Trump to renew calls for a border wall with Mexico died of blunt-force trauma, the cause of which has not been determined, an autopsy report showed. The El Paso County Medical Examiner said in the report released on Tuesday night that agent Rogelio Martinez, 36, had fractures to his skull, upper jaw, clavicle and ribs, and bleeding in his brain.



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I Was a Border Patrol Agent — Until the Horror Made Me Quit

I Was a Border Patrol Agent — Until the Horror Made Me QuitInside Francisco Cantú's first months on the job



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Nearly 80 undocumented immigrants found crammed in truck near US-Mexico border

Nearly 80 undocumented immigrants found crammed in truck near US-Mexico borderImmigration authorities have found nearly 80 people crammed into the trailer of a truck trying to enter the US without proper documents. The truck was heading up a highway in Laredo, Texas near the US-Mexico border when the driver was pulled over. At least 13 were found to be unaccompanied children.



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Gunmen cross from Nigeria, attack Cameroon border post: witnesses

Gunmen cross from Nigeria, attack Cameroon border post: witnessesBy Josiane Kouagheu DOUALA (Reuters) – Gunmen attacked a border crossing in Cameroon’s southwest on Thursday, launching their assault from Nigeria, according to security officials who witnessed the incident. A Nigerian military spokesman denied the assailants had crossed over from Nigeria, and the incident is likely to further damage relations between the neighbours, strained over the rise of an Anglophone Cameroonian separatist movement.



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'Off the Table.' Chuck Schumer Has Rescinded His Offer to Fund Trump's Border Wall

'Off the Table.' Chuck Schumer Has Rescinded His Offer to Fund Trump's Border WallSchumer came under fire for his last-ditch solution to a government shutdown



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WSJ Reporter: Trump May Have Reneged On Border Wall Deal To Hold On To Campaign Issue

WSJ Reporter: Trump May Have Reneged On Border Wall Deal To Hold On To Campaign IssueWall Street Journal White House reporter Eli Stokols has a possible theory about why Donald Trump reportedly accepted a border wall offering from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) — then reneged.



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US government shutdown latest: Trump blames Chuck Schumer's Democrats for being 'more concerned with illegal immigrants than border safety'

US government shutdown latest: Trump blames Chuck Schumer's Democrats for being 'more concerned with illegal immigrants than border safety'Donald Trump has blamed Democrats for the US government shutdown, saying in a tweet they had “played politics” instead of prioritising the military and border safety.



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