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Wife of Mexican politician Jose Manuel Saiz Pineda arrested in Texas for alleged $50 million money laundering scheme
May 27th, 2017

The wife of Mexican lawmaker Jose Manuel Saiz Pineda who at one point worked as the Secretary of Finance of the State of Tabasco in Mexico and is wanted in the U.S. on charges of money laundering was arrested this week in Houston. An unsealed federal criminal indictment identified Pineda, a former Tabasco Secretary of…

DHS knew MS-13 gang members were placed into US communities: Whistleblower
May 26th, 2017

At least 16 self-admitted MS-13 gang members were transported out of federal custody and into community placement centers across the U.S. during a surge of unaccompanied children coming across the border from Central America in 2014, according to a new letter published by the Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. It…

Montana Congrssional candidate Greg Gianforte arrested for assaulting reporter on eve of special election
May 25th, 2017

Montana Police have charged Republican Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte (R) with misdemeanor assault after an incident with a newspaper reporter, just hours on the eve of a special election. The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement that there was probable cause to issue a citation against Gianforte, but the nature of the injuries…

Family Plot?: Father and brothers of Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi arrested
May 24th, 2017

Watch the latest video at <a href=”//video.foxnews.com”>video.foxnews.com</a> Officials in Libya said anti-terror forces arrested the father and brothers of alleged British-born Manchester bomber Salman Abedi in Tripoli, hours after he proclaimed his son’s innocence. In as statement to the Associated Press, Ahmed bin Salem, the spokesman for the Libyan Special Deterrent force said the terror…

US and Mexico vow to step up joint efforts to fight drug cartels
May 23rd, 2017

Last week, the U.S. and Mexico vowed to increase efforts to collectively combat transnational drug cartels who traffic opioids, which are causing epidemic numbers of overdose fatalities on both sides of the border. Rex Tillerson, the U.S. Secretary of State, and his Mexican counterpart Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray announced in a joint press conference in Washington…

Army Private Chelsea Manning set for release from prison
May 17th, 2017

ASSOCIATED PRESS (AP) — Pvt. Chelsea Manning, the transgender soldier convicted of giving classified government materials to WikiLeaks, is due to be released from a Kansas military prison on Wednesday after serving seven years of her 35-year sentence. President Barack Obama granted Manning clemency in his final days in office in January. Though she’s set…

Pres. Trump fires FBI Director James Comey
May 9th, 2017

By JULIE PACE Associated press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey Tuesday, dramatically ousting the nation’s top law enforcement official in the midst of an FBI investigation into whether Trump’s campaign had ties to Russia’s election meddling. In a letter to James Comey, Trump said the firing was necessary…

Feds raid county government offices, courthouse in Laredo, Texas
April 27th, 2017

The FBI and Texas Department of Public Safety raided the municipal offices in the border city of Laredo, along with the Webb County Courthouse, and other offices seizing materials and sent employees home. County officials said in a statement Wednesday that the auditor’s office, information technology, and other offices will remain closed until further notice….

Brother of Los Zetas Cartel boss running for mayor in Mexican border town

One of the leading mayoral candidates in the upcoming election in the border city of Piedras Negras is the brother of a top boss for the violent Los Zetas drug cartel, while other family members have spent time behind bars in the U.S. for drug trafficking crimes. Lorenzo Menera Sierra is running as an independent…

Texas Sen Ted Cruz: Let ‘El Chapo’ pay for border wall
April 26th, 2017

Senator Ted Cruz is proposing legislation that permits assets seized from drug lords, such as Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, to be used fund President Trump’s proposed wall along the southern border. Cruz’s bill, the Ensuring Lawful Collection of Hidden Assets to Provide Order Act, is also referred to as the “El Chapo Act,” The government…