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November 22, 2018 10:44 AM EU, UK agree on draft future ties: document

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union and Britain expect an ambitious economic partnership after Brexit according to the text of a draft deal on future ties due to be endorsed by leaders on Sunday. The text, seen by Reuters, said the EU and Britain “agree to develop an ambitious, wide-ranging and balanced economic partnership. “This partnership will be comprehensive 94

November 21, 2018 8:33 PM Kosovo hits Serbia, Bosnia with 100 percent customs fees after Interpol snub

TIRANA (Reuters) - Kosovo on Wednesday raised customs tariffs on Serbian and Bosnian goods from 10 to 100 percent after Serbia blocked its former province from joining Interpol, the international police organization. Its retaliation, which was criticized by the European Union, also required authorities to remove or prevent from entering any goods that did not address 96

November 21, 2018 2:20 PM EU, UK would need a 'no-deal deal' after hard Brexit: Irish PM

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Britain and the European Union would need to agree a “no-deal deal” on customs and regulations within weeks of a hard Brexit to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday. “It is my view that if we did end up in a no-deal situation, we would find ourselves having to negotiate a no-deal 92

November 21, 2018 4:18 AM China arrests 576 waste smuggling suspects from January-October: Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China arrested 576 people accused of smuggling waste into the country in the first 10 months of the year, state news agency Xinhua said, part of its efforts to enforce a ban on low-grade trash imports. China handled a total of 412 criminal cases involving 1.46 million tonnes of solid waste over the 10-month period, Xinhua reported 102

November 20, 2018 10:45 PM NJ to allocate $2.1M in aid for illegal immigrants facing deportation, governor says

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that the Garden State would set aside more than $2 million to provide legal aid for low-income immigrants facing deportation. The first-year Democrat announced the allocation in the current fiscal year's budget hours before a federal judge barred the Trump administration from enforcing a recently enacted rule denying 204

November 20, 2018 12:34 AM White House likely to give troops authority to protect border patrol officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is likely to grant U.S. troops on the border with Mexico additional authorities to protect Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel if needed, a U.S. official said on Monday. The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said a public announcement could come around Tuesday. There are about 5,900 active-duty 74

November 16, 2018 4:32 AM New Zealand Police Found a Record Amount of Cocaine in a Banana Shipment

(AUCKLAND, New Zealand) — New Zealand police have made the country’s largest cocaine seizure, with 190 kilograms (418 pounds) of the drug found in a container of bananas shipped from Panama. New Zealand police and customs officials say in a joint statement the cocaine was contained in five duffel bags on top of bananas in a shipment that arrived in Auckland 83

November 10, 2018 12:15 AM U.S. Border Patrol agents made record number of arrests in October

U.S. Customs and Border Protection made a record number of arrests in October, according to the latest figures. Agents arrested 23,121 migrant family members last month — marking the highest one-month total under President Trump and a 38% jump from September, The Washington Post reported. In total, CBP arrested or deemed inadmissible 60,745 people along 68

November 7, 2018 10:30 AM Irish PM sees chances fading for Brexit deal in November

HELSINKI (Reuters) - The chances of sealing a deal on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union this month are fading, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Wednesday. EU leaders had previously penciled in a summit for mid-November to sign off on any Brexit deal with London. Negotiators from both sides, however, remain at odds over ways to guarantee 94

November 5, 2018 3:17 AM US troops seen setting up barbed wire near Mexico border

U.S. troops, along with Customs and Border Protection officers, were seen laying down barbed-wire fencing near the Texas-Mexico border. (U.S. Air Force) U.S. troops, along with Customs and Border Protection officers, have been working to secure sections of the Texas-Mexico border, in part by laying down barbed-wire fencing, as new photos show. The protection 125