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Gaza protest camps moved closer to Israel border fence

Gaza protest camps moved closer to Israel border fenceGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza protest organizers moved sit-in tents closer to the Israeli border fence Thursday, a day before a fourth planned mass demonstration, raising fears of more bloodshed.



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Over 300 gators may escape from enclosure as hurricane flood waters approach fence height

Over 300 gators may escape from enclosure as hurricane flood waters approach fence heightRogue alligators have been cropping up in backyards and driveways around Texas due to the rising flood waters brought by Hurricane Harvey. “We’re less than a foot (of water) from going over the fences,” Saurage told the station.



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Pakistan building border fence with Afghanistan: officials

Pakistan building border fence with Afghanistan: officialsPakistan has begun building a fence along its border with Afghanistan to curtail the movement of militants, its army said, in a move criticised by its eastern neighbour for dividing communities. The two nations are divided by the “Durand Line”, a 2,400-kilometre (1,500-mile) frontier drawn by the British in 1896 and disputed by Kabul, which does not officially recognise it as an international border. Last year, Pakistan completed an 1,100 kilometre (700 mile) trench along the southern half of the border.



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Man Gets 'Pantsed' by Fence While Trying to Escape During Alleged Burglary

Man Gets 'Pantsed' by Fence While Trying to Escape During Alleged BurglaryThe suspect has since been arrested, according to reports.



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Woman arrested at U.S. Treasury had tried to jump White House fence

Woman arrested at U.S. Treasury had tried to jump White House fenceThe woman, who was not identified by the Secret Service, was carrying a backpack and sleeping bag but no weapons when she was taken into custody on the grounds of the Treasury Building, Secret Service spokesman Shawn Holtzclaw said. Following her arrest, agents determined that the woman had been arrested on March 21 for trying to jump the south fence of the White House, which is adjacent to the Treasury Building, and released the next day after a court appearance.



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Another person tries to jump White House fence

Another person tries to jump White House fenceA person jumped over a bike rack in a buffer zone in front of the White House on Saturday while President Trump was in Florida, but was not able to make it over the fence into the grounds, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Twitter. CNN reported that two Secret Service agents tackled the individual. The area is the start of a buffer zone between the main White House fence and the sidewalks.



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Hungary to finish second border fence by end of May: PM Orban

Hungary to finish second border fence by end of May: PM OrbanHungary’s second line of fences on its border with Serbia will be built by the end of May and will be able to prevent any new wave of migrants coming from Turkey, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told state radio on Friday. Orban also said it was a mistake by the European Union to rely solely on Turkey in stopping migration while at the same time criticize the Turks. “It is definitely not smart policy that we place our safety in the hands of the Turks, and at the same time we keep pestering them, attacking them, criticizing them that they are not democratic enough … and generating conflicts with them,” Orban said.



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Man faces 10-year sentence after scaling White House fence

Man faces 10-year sentence after scaling White House fenceAn intruder carrying a backpack was arrested after scaling a fence around the White House and entering the grounds, the U.S. Secret Service said on Saturday, in the latest breach of security at the president’s official residence. President Donald Trump was inside the White House when the male suspect climbed over the fence on the complex’s South Grounds at 11:38 p.m. on Friday, and uniformed officers arrested him, the Secret Service said in a statement. The suspect, identified in court documents as California resident Jonathan Tran, 26, is scheduled to appear in federal court on Monday after a judge on Saturday ordered him held without bond, a spokesman for the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia said.



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