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Border Patrol foils marijuana cargo

20130102_041959_010313.DM.A.pot_GALLERY[1]EL PASO, Texas – Persistence paid off for U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Paso Sector when agents working the southwest quadrant of New Mexico and west Texas uncovered marijuana valued at $566,736 on Dec. 30, 2012 and Jan. 1, 2013.

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Zetas killed while trying to rob boss’ body

3486117542DA4A87E409FA11B2B28008_584_584[1]MEXICO CITY (AP) – Mexican marines have slain four gunmen who apparently were trying to steal the body of a Zetas cartel chieftain killed by the military a day before in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz.

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[caption id="attachment_69243" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Texas TribuneA United States Border Patrol helicopter flies over the Paso del Norte International Bridge between El Paso and Ciudad Juárez.[/caption] NUEVO ...
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[caption id="attachment_69211" align="alignright" width="300"] Border Patrol Nabs 2 for Illegal Re-Entry: MS-13 Gang Member, Sex Offender[/caption] In two separate incidents, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico Station ...
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