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Ukraine cites provocation and terror concerns as reason for restricting entry of Russian men into country

Ukraine cites provocation and terror concerns as reason for restricting entry of Russian men into country

KIEV, Ukraine, April 17 (UPI) -- Citing concerns of terrorism, Ukraine's state border service has implemented restrictions regarding the entry of Russian men into Ukraine.
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State Department: Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis a 'foreign terrorist organization'

State Department: Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis a 'foreign terrorist organization'

WASHINGTON, April 9 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of State announced on Wednesday that Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis has been officially designated a foreign terrorist organization.
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Dead Border Patrol agent suspected in rape of 3 undocumented females

MISSION, Texas, March 13 (UPI) -- A U.S. Border Patrol agent found dead in his Texas home is suspected of abducting and assaulting three undocumented female immigrants, officials said Thursday.

U.S. orders Elbit border protection system

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 10 (UPI) -- A tower-mounted sensor system from Elbit Systems of America LLC is to be installed along the U.S.-Mexico border by U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Report recommends limiting Border Patrol's use of deadly force

WASHINGTON, Del., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Border Patrol needs stricter standards on the use of deadly force by its agents, an independent review commissioned by the agency said.

Cuban migrant windsurfs to Florida Keys; two companions missing

MARATHON, Fla., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- A Cuban migrant successfully windsurfed from Cuba to Key West, Fla., but two companions apparently were lost at sea, police and maritime officials said.

Border Patrol: Man shot, killed after throwing rocks at agent

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed a man who was allegedly throwing rocks at him about 4 miles from a border crossing in California, officials said.

Defendant gets 30 years in prison for killing U.S. border guard

TUCSON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- The only man convicted so far in the slaying of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was sentenced Monday to 30 years in federal prison.

Details offered in Border Patrol agent's Fast and Furious death

TUCSON, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Federal court documents reveal details about the death of U.S. Border Patrol Brian Terry, who was shot by a weapon from Operation Fast and Furious.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 31, 2014.
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Drone makes emergency landing in Pacific Ocean off San Diego

SIERRA VISTA, Ariz., Jan. 28 (UPI) -- A drone patrolling the California coast made an emergency splash landing in the Pacific Ocean after an undetermined mechanical failure, officials said.

Woman found contorted into suitcase at border

NOGALES, Ariz., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Customs agents in Arizona said they found the unusual sight of a woman contorted into a suitcase in an attempt to sneak over the border.

Hospital to review policy on working with border agents on searches

EL PASO, Texas, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- A hospital in El Paso has decided to review its policy on cooperating with law enforcement in body cavity searches.

Musician says customs agents destroyed 11 flutes

NEW YORK, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- A musician says U.S. customs agents destroyed 11 of his flutes but a customs official says agents destroyed only "fresh green bamboo canes."

Border Patrol agent guilty of taking bribes from smugglers

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- A Customs and Border Patrol agent has been convicted of financing his expensive habits by helping smugglers enter California from Mexico.
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