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UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019

ICE officials raid Mississippi food processing plants, arrest 680

U.S. immigration officials raided several Mississippi food processing plants on Wednesday, part of a large-scale operation carried out by President Donald Trump’s administration that targeted both corporations and their largely …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019

1 serviceman dead in raid to seize ex-Kyrgyz president

Kyrgyz forces were reported pulling out of a village after an unsuccessful raid to try to arrest the country’s ex-president at his residence in an operation that left one serviceman …

UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019

FBI tracked Michael Cohen’s phones with controversial device

Michael Cohen, meet the Triggerfish.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018

Spokane Valley drug house where 20 detained in SWAT raid owned by Spokane-area man charged in 2009 drug sting

An alleged drug house in Spokane Valley – where almost two dozen people were detained Tuesday – is owned by a once-prominent Spokane Realtor, who a little less than 10 …

Spokane Valley raid nets 20 people at suspected drug house

Almost two dozen people were detained Tuesday morning in a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office SWAT raid on an alleged drug house.

Chile authorities raid Episcopal Conference in abuse probe

Chilean authorities raided the headquarters of the Catholic Church’s Episcopal Conference on Tuesday as part of a widespread investigation into sex abuse committed by members of the Marist Brothers order …

UPDATED: Sun., May 20, 2018

Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

Criminal investigators are getting their first look at materials gathered from raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer as a process to separate items subject …

Iraqi forces capture 5 top IS leaders in cross-border raid

Iraqi forces in coordination with U.S.-backed Syrian forces have captured five senior Islamic State group leaders, the U.S.-led coalition said Thursday in a statement.

UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018

Trump lawyer forced to reveal another client: Sean Hannity

The porn actress Stormy Daniels is expected to attend a court hearing in New York on Monday where a U.S. judge is hearing more arguments about President Donald Trump’s extraordinary …

UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018

U.K. watchdog assessing evidence from Cambridge Analytica raid

Britain’s information regulator said Saturday it was assessing evidence gathered from a raid on the office of data mining firm Cambridge Analytica, part of an investigation into alleged misuse of …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018

World leaders urge Syria cease-fire as fighting escalates

World leaders called Thursday for an urgent cease-fire in Syria as government forces pounded the opposition-controlled eastern suburbs of the capital in a crushing campaign that has left hundreds of …

U.S. commander orders new probe into Somalia raid

The head of U.S. Africa Command has asked for an additional investigation into whether civilians were killed during a deadly August raid in Somalia involving American and Somali forces.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017

CIA releases 470,000 more files from bin Laden raid

Never-before-seen video of Osama bin Laden’s son and potential successor was released Wednesday by the CIA in a trove of material recovered during the May 2011 raid that killed the …

Ex-hostages back in Canada after harrowing raid to free them

A couple held hostage for five years by a Taliban-linked extremist network in Afghanistan was safely back in Canada on Saturday after what the husband described as a harrowing firefight …

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017

FBI agents search home of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort

FBI agents have searched one of the homes of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Manafort’s spokesman said Wednesday.

Police raid Moscow office of group founded by Putin foe

Police raided the Moscow office Thursday of an organization founded by a top foe of President Vladimir Putin that helps opposition candidates and political prisoners.

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UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017

Caterpillar sued by investor after corporate offices raided

Caterpillar was sued by a shareholder for alleged deception a day after federal officials raided its corporate headquarters in Peoria, Illinois, seeking evidence as part of a criminal probe.

Indonesia police: 3 suspected militants killed, bombs found

Indonesian police said they killed three suspected militants in a raid Wednesday on the outskirts of Jakarta and found several bombs which they are trying to defuse.

Brooklyn raid yields more than $10M in fake smartphones

Police in New York City raided two warehouses in Brooklyn that yielded three arrests and the seizure of more than $10 million worth of counterfeit electronics.

France: 7 arrested in anti-terror raids, attack thwarted

French anti-terrorism police have arrested seven people in Strasbourg and Marseille who had been plotting an attack on France for several months, the interior minister said Monday.

Germany bans Islamic organization, police search 190 sites

The German government announced Tuesday it had banned an Islamic group, “The true religion,” which is suspected of targeting teenagers to radicalize to fight in Syria and Iraq. At the …

Japan authorities raid Dentsu in overwork suicide case

Japanese authorities have raided the country’s top advertising agency Dentsu as part of a criminal investigation into the suicide of a 24-year-old employee due to overwork.

Turkish jets strike Syrian Kurdish militia targets

Turkey’s state-run news agency says Turkish jets have struck 18 Syrian Kurdish militia targets north of the Syrian city of the embattled city of Aleppo, killing as many as 200.

US-Afghan raid rescues abducted son of former Pakistan prime minister

U.S. and Afghan forces conducting a raid Tuesday against Islamic militants unexpectedly found and rescued the son of a former Pakistani prime minister who had been abducted three years ago, …

CIA should not have ‘live-tweeted’ bin Laden raid, critics say

Twitter users reacted with criticism and confusion after the CIA “live-tweeted” the Osama bin Laden raid that ended with his death five years ago. The “live-tweets,” posted Sunday as if …

Dozens arrested in Denver-area pot raids targeting exporters

Police and federal agents arrested more than 40 people and seized piles of pot plants and elaborate growing equipment Thursday during raids of homes and warehouses throughout the Denver area, …

Brother Speed motorcycle club settles lawsuit with feds over Idaho clubhouse raid

Ten members of the Brother Speed Motorcycle Club, along with the club itself, will be splitting a $16,500 payment from the United States government, to settle their lawsuit over a …

Police seize guns, drugs and laptops

Police arrested three people this week during a Browne’s Addition raid that yielded guns, drugs and laptops.

Sophisticated pot fields a growing problem in Washington

Some of the most innovative farming techniques in the Northwest are being applied to a cash crop that isn’t wheat, apples or grapes. It’s a low-tech but high-stakes, high-risk venture …