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El Salvador busts alleged migrant smuggling network, nabs 25

El Salvador busts alleged migrant smuggling network, nabs 25At least 25 people were arrested across El Salvador on Thursday, including businesspeople, lawyers and a former police officer, as part of an operation to break up an alleged migrant smuggling network. Authorities said they conducted raids in a number of municipalities and seized 23 vehicles and 14 properties with a collective value of about $ 1 million. The director of the attorney general’s office anticorruption unit said 32 arrest warrants were issued.



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Face recognition nabs fake passport user at US airport

Face recognition nabs fake passport user at US airportFacial recognition technology was credited with the arrest this week of a man attempting to use a fake passport to enter the United States at Washington’s Dulles airport, officials said. Officials said that on the third day of deployment of the new technology, border agents were able to determine that the man was using a fake French passport. US Customs and Border Protection, part of the Department of Homeland Security, said Dulles is one of 14 “early adopter airports” using facial recognition technology for the entry process, and began deploying it Monday.



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China nabs 26 suspected tomb robbers, recovers valuable relics

China nabs 26 suspected tomb robbers, recovers valuable relicsChina has arrested 26 suspects and retrieved almost 650 cultural relics stolen from an ancient burial site in northwestern Qinghai province, the Ministry of Public Security said on Sunday. China’s official Xinhua news agency said experts believe many of the items recovered are of “tremendous historical value” as they show cultural interactions between the East and the West during the early days of the Tang Dynasty, which lasted from 619-907 A.D. The suspects are said to have illegally excavated items from the Dulan tombs, which lie along the ancient Silk Road, and subsequently arranged their sale. A police official speaking on China’s state-run CCTV on Sunday said the criminals, two of whom were on the police’s “most wanted” list, were asking for as much as 80 million yuan ($ 11.6 million) for their loot.



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Ice dancing pair overcomes costume issue, nabs the silver medal

Ice dancing pair overcomes costume issue, nabs the silver medalIce dancing pair Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron brought home a silver medal for France, despite an unexpected setback during Monday's short program.  At the start of the pair's short dance performance at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Papadakis suffered a costume issue when a clasp at the nape of her neck came undone, forcing her to balance holding her top in place with skating a difficult program. SEE ALSO: How to calm your nerves while watching the Olympics Papadakis and Cizeron perform their short dance program on Monday in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Early in the performance, Papadakis experienced an unexpected setback when a clasp on her costume came undone.Image: Getty ImagesNBC Sports has video of the challenging performance here. During a presser after the performance, Papadakis addressed the incident.  But on Tuesday in Pyeongchang, Papadakis and Cizeron managed to secure the silver medal after an excellent free dance performance. The couple came in second behind Canada's Scott Moir and Tessa Virtue, the maybe-couple of everyone's Olympic dreams. As the
Associated Press reported, Papadakis wasn't the first skater to experience a costume issue at this year's Winter Games. Yura Min of South Korea also had an issue with a clasp during a performance earlier this week. WATCH: This is how Margot Robbie looked like a master figure skater on 'I, Tonya'



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High school journalist nabs interview with Defense Secretary Mattis

High school journalist nabs interview with Defense Secretary MattisFew high schools get interviews with Cabinet officials. One in Washington state did, because one of its reporters was observant and daring.



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Quick-Thinking Jeweler Nabs Suspected Scammer – by Locking Her in Vault

Quick-Thinking Jeweler Nabs Suspected Scammer - by Locking Her in VaultThe alleged swindler was trying to con the store out of $ 7 million in diamonds.



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