Stories tagged: border
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017
Rescuers dug with their bare hands Monday through the debris of buildings brought down by a powerful earthquake that killed more than 400 people in the once-contested mountainous border region …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi raised on Sunday the Iraqi flag at a border crossing with Syria days after Iraqi forces retook it from the Islamic State group, state TV …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017
Iraqi federal and Kurdish forces exchanged fire at their shared border on Friday, capping a dramatic week of maneuvers that saw the Kurds hand over territory across northern Iraq.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 7, 2017
Polish Catholics held rosaries and prayed together Saturday along the country’s 2,000-mile border, appealing to the Virgin Mary and God for salvation for Poland and the world in a national …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017
Detoured traffic into Mexico from the busiest border crossing with the United States was unusually light Saturday as motorists heeded calls to avoid freeways during a weekend shutdown for southbound …
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017
The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico.
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017
Sneaking across the U.S. border from Mexico is tougher than ever before, and U.S. agents are catching or stopping the majority of those who attempt to do so, according to …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017
Dozens of Islamic State group members and their families have crossed into areas controlled by the extremists despite U.S. threats to bomb the convoy days after they left the Lebanon-Syria …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 20, 2017
The White House says President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit a Marine Corps base in Arizona along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Wed., May 24, 2017
A man attempting to cross the border to the United States from Canada on Monday drowned in the Moyie River in Boundary County while being pursued by U.S. Border Patrol.
Tue., May 9, 2017
A sheriff in Washington says two guns used to kill a couple last year may have been dumped in western Arizona or eastern California near the U.S.-Mexico border, and authorities …
Sat., April 29, 2017
If this switcheroo is his strategy, it could let him achieve progress on the basic issue without abandoning his campaign pledge.
Wed., April 26, 2017
Mexico’s top diplomat called President Donald Trump’s proposal to build a border wall “an unfriendly, hostile act” that will further aggravate increasingly tense relations between the longtime allies.
UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017
Parents and children caught crossing the Mexican border into the United States illegally generally can remain together, the Homeland Security Department said Wednesday, in a partial reversal of previous comments.
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017
U.S. Border Patrol apprehensions have dropped 40 percent since Donald Trump was sworn into office and issued a series of executive orders that have fueled the perceptions that migrants are …
Sat., March 4, 2017
Canada is enforcing border laws and is willing to put more resources in place to deal with the influx of asylum-seekers from the United States, federal Public Safety Minister Ralph …
Wed., March 1, 2017
President Donald Trump surprised congressional leaders when he suddenly suggested he was open to broad immigration reform. But while there is appetite on Capitol Hill for legislation, there is also …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017
Mexico’s president is “considering” canceling next week’s visit to Washington following President Donald Trump’s order to begin construction of a wall between the two countries, a senior official said Wednesday.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016
They came looking for flour, pasta and cooking oil. They came looking for blood pressure medicine, spark plugs and condoms. They came looking for loved ones and a way out.
Sat., May 21, 2016
Iraq’s border crossing with Jordan is expected to open in about two weeks, after an almost yearlong closure, allowing for a resumption of vital trade and a return of Iraqi …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016
The federal government is using eye scans and facial recognition technology for the first time to verify the identities of foreigners leaving the United States on foot at a busy …
Tue., July 8, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tackling what he has called a humanitarian crisis, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion to confront a tide of minors from Central America …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2012
BLAINE, Wash. — The Peace Arch crossing on the U.S.-Canada border was closed today after a man driving a van with Washington state plates shot a Canadian guard in the …
Thu., March 9, 1995
Proposed Borders Shift Again Backers Of A Valley City Aren’t Sure How To React To New Boundaries Set By State Board
People who support forming a city in the Spokane Valley left a Wednesday meeting on their incorporation proposal not knowing how to feel. The state Boundary Review Board had altered …