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October 9, 2018 4:47 AM China bans pig imports from Japan, Belgium over swine fever

BEIJING (Reuters) - China banned imports of pigs, wild boars and products from Belgium after an outbreak of African swine fever, as well as imports from Japan after a regular swine fever outbreak, the General Administration of Customs said on Tuesday. The move follows a similar ban on imports from Bulgaria on Monday, and comes as the northeastern province 109

October 4, 2018 12:48 PM Hot mail? U.S. Postal Service launches Hot Wheels 50th anniversary stamps

They won’t get your mail there any faster, but they will do it in style. The U.S. Postal Service has launched a commemorative series of Hot Wheels stamps to celebrate the iconic toy car brand’s 50th anniversary. Rather than depicting just the original “Sweet 16” cars from 1968, the 10 Forever stamps are a collection of fantasy customs that have always 84

October 2, 2018 2:35 PM Dutch to beef up embassy staff across EU as Brexit looms

(Reuters) - The Netherlands will expand diplomatic staff across European capitals to handle a greater workload, largely in anticipation of a British departure from the European Union, the Dutch Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. The expansion comes after years of downsizing the Dutch foreign service, during the austerity that followed the 2008 financial 68

September 27, 2018 5:04 PM UK Labour's Corbyn tells EU's Barnier hard Irish border must be avoided

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, said he had told the EU’s Brexit chief Michel Barnier in talks on Thursday that Britain’s withdrawal must not disrupt trade across the Ireland-Northern Ireland border. Corbyn, who has previously met Barnier and once brought him an Arsenal football shirt as a gift, stressed 57

September 26, 2018 10:18 PM ICE arrests 98 people in Texas and Oklahoma for 'immigrant violations,' other crimes

Nearly 100 people were arrested by ICE for a series of crimes, including immigration violations. (Reuters) An immigration enforcement operation over a 10-day period in Texas and Oklahoma led to the arrest of 98 people — 29 of whom were previously deported — for drug, sex and weapons crimes, among others, officials said Wednesday. Suspects busted in the operation 104

September 17, 2018 1:06 PM Brexit talks going ahead in 'spirit of good cooperation': EU's Barnier

MADRID (Reuters) - Talks between the European Union and Britain on Brexit are being conducted in a spirit of “good cooperation”, Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator on the issue, said on Monday. Barnier was in Madrid to brief Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and Foreign Minister Josep Borrell on the progress in the Brexit negotiations. A Spanish 67

September 17, 2018 1:42 AM ICE agent in Oregon arrested on sodomy charges

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Oregon State Police says that a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent has been arrested on multiple counts of sodomy, the Oregonian/ reported. Officials said a statement that Blake V. Northway, a 55-year-old who lives in Medford, was taken into custody Thursday after a joint investigation between the immigration 60

September 12, 2018 9:02 PM Arrests of Families Crossing Border Highest in Five Years

Trump administration blames increase on ‘vulnerabilities’ in U.S. immigration law More than 90,000 immigrants traveling as part of a family have been arrested crossing the U.S. border illegally in the last 11 months, the highest such number in at least five years, according to data released by the Trump administration Wednesday. U.S. Customs and Border 63

September 12, 2018 12:30 AM Border Patrol in Texas nabs more than 130 illegals in just over 24 hours

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Weslaco station apprehended two groups, consisting of 131 illegal immigrants, in little more than a day. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection) U.S. Border Patrol agents scooped up 131 illegal immigrants, including 22 unaccompanied minors, in just a little over a day in the Rio Grande Valley, officials said Tuesday 86

September 11, 2018 9:34 PM New Jersey County Jail to Consider Ending ICE Contract

Hudson County and many U.S. detention facilities are facing pressure to end agreements with the federal government Hudson County, N.J., will soon whether to end its contract with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to house detained immigrants in the county jail, one of a growing number of municipalities to consider severing ties with the agency 63