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Stories with subject: Border security
  • The Latest: Trafficking surges in fake Syrian passports story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-01-15 10:10 am

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - The latest developments as tens of thousands of migrants flood into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):

  • Venezuelan leader says Colombia plotting his assassination story has photos
    Updated: Aug-31-15 7:44 pm

    BOGOTA, Colombia - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday accused Colombia's government of giving its consent to a plan to assassinate him as both countries try to rally regional support in a border dispute exacerbating tensions between the two neighbors.

  • Austria inspects trucks for migrants, creates 18-mile backup story has photos
    Updated: Aug-31-15 5:28 pm

    BUDAPEST, Hungary - Austria stepped up vehicle inspections Monday at its Hungarian border after 71 migrants apparently suffocated in a truck, creating a huge traffic jam on the main Budapest-Vienna highway.

  • NM auditor questions spending under former border sheriff 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 4:54 pm

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - A lack of internal controls and oversight in the Dona Ana County Sheriff's Office allowed several officers to alter their hours and claim more than $130,000 in overtime pay from federal funds that were intended for fighting crime along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to a state audit.

  • Record migrant flow reported on Hungary's razor-wire border story has photos
    Updated: Aug-27-15 1:11 pm

    ROSZKE, Hungary - Hungary deployed police reinforcements to rein in an unrelenting flow of migrants across its porous border Thursday, but refugee activists said the effort appeared futile in a nation whose migrant camps are overloaded and barely delay their journeys west into the heart of the European Union.

  • Whatcom County man charged again in Border Patrol incident 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 6:46 pm

    SEATTLE - A Whatcom County man who spent time in federal prison for shining a spotlight at a U.S. Border Patrol Blackhawk helicopter that was flying over his house has been indicted on new charges involving Border Patrol agents, but his wife says he was just trying to get away from them.

  • Cocaine found in tire shipment at LA-Long Beach port complex 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 2:32 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Hundreds of pounds of cocaine concealed in a shipment of tires from South America have been seized at the Los Angeles-Long Beach seaport complex.

  • South Korea turns off propaganda as Koreas reach deal story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-25-15 12:44 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea on Tuesday pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and, for the moment, avert the bloodshed they've been threatening each other with for weeks.

  • New CBP field operations director for Florida offices 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 3:28 am

    MIAMI - A new field operations director is taking over for the Customs and Border Protection offices that oversee several ports and airports around Florida.

  • Record number of travelers strain Seattle Airport 
    Updated: Aug-16-15 8:15 pm

    SEATAC, Washington - Four million passengers passed through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in June, breaking a monthly record set in 2014 but straining services and creating long lines at security checkpoints.

  • Record number of travelers strain Seattle Airport 
    Updated: Aug-15-15 4:15 pm

    SEATAC, Washington - Four million passengers passed through Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in June, breaking a monthly record set in 2014 but straining services and creating long lines at security checkpoints.

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 6:05 am

    Debate stage drama: Republican presidential candidates await top 10 announcement

  • GOP hopefuls take on illegal immigration in debate preview story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-03-15 11:07 pm

    MANCHESTER, New Hampshire - The Republican Party's presidential class demanded aggressive steps to curb illegal immigration, seizing on a delicate political issue while facing off in New Hampshire on Monday night during a crowded and pointed preview of the 2016 primary season's first full-fledged debate.

  • 2 RI towns to get $410,000 federal port safety grants 
    Updated: Aug-03-15 11:05 am

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Two Rhode Island towns are receiving $410,000 in federal grants to improve maritime security and protect port infrastructure.