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Report says government surveillance is hampering journalists

NEW YORK — Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.

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Ukrainian forces advance in bid to retake Donetsk

Ukrainian forces advance in bid to retake Donetsk

DONETSK, Ukraine — Ukrainian officials said their forces advanced to the outskirts of a key town north of Donetsk on Saturday as they try to retake the stronghold held for months by pro-Russia rebels.

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Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

A police officer stands guard as a woman walks past pieces of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in the village of Petropavlivka in the Donetsk region of Ukraine on Friday. 

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Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

Ukraine launches offensive to retake Donetsk

Jerzy Dyczynski and Angela Rudhart-Dyczynski whose daughter, 25-year-old Fatima, was a passenger on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, sit on part of the wreckage of the crashed aircraft in Hrabove, Ukraine, Saturday, July 26, 2014. The couple who live in Perth, Australia, crossed territory held…

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US faces intel hurdles in downing of airliner

US faces intel hurdles in downing of airliner

File - This July 17, 2014, file photo shows people walking amongst burning debris at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine. Ukraine said the passenger plane was shot down as it flew over the country, killing all 298 people on board. A seri…

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US faces intel hurdles in downing of airliner

US faces intel hurdles in downing of airliner

ASPEN, Colo.— A series of unanswered questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shows the limits of U.S. intelligence gathering even when it is intensely focused, as it has been in Ukraine since Russia seized Crimea in March.

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US faces intel hurdles in downing of airliner

US faces intel hurdles in downing of airliner

A pro-Russian fighter guards the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, Ukraine. A series of unanswered questions about the crash shows the limits of U.S. intelligence-gathering in the area.

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Marana police get new heat-detection cameras

Marana police get new heat-detection cameras

Five cameras now being used by officers.

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We can't let militants menace global security

We can't let militants menace global security

U.S. must ensure that Islamic State can't rest easy.

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Border agents: Mexican law-enforcement helicopter fires in Arizona

Border agents: Mexican law-enforcement helicopter fires in Arizona

Mexican officials deny the allegation.

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Border agents: Shots fired into Arizona from Mexican helicopter

Border agents: Shots fired into Arizona from Mexican helicopter

The shooting occurred on the Tohono O'odham Indian Nation

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CBP: Meth found hidden in accordion

CBP: Meth found hidden in accordion

Mexican national arrested at the Port of Nogales.

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Immigrant kids abused in CBP custody, groups say

A complaint filed against the Department of Homeland Security by several civil and human rights groups alleges abuse of immigrant children.

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Complaint against Homeland Security alleges abuse of immigrant children

Complaint against Homeland Security alleges abuse of immigrant children

Five organizations today filed a complaint to the Department of Homeland Security on behalf of 116 unaccompanied immigrant children.

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Arizona's fifth trusted-traveler enrollment center opens

The Tucson International Airport is the latest addition to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection enrollment centers for low-risk international travelers.

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Humanitarian group prohibits Border Patrol search of Arivaca camp

Volunteers with a local humanitarian aid group stopped Border Patrol agents from entering their camp outside of Arivaca to search for people whose footprints they said they followed there.

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Gary Meinert: Use of force

Gary Meinert: Use of force

Almost daily I read comments regarding the Border Patrol by those who profess knowledge but  whose inaccuracies are taken as truths by readers.

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Nogales port officers seize 4 tons of pot

Nogales port officers seize 4 tons of pot

A Mexican man was arrested Wednesday at the Port of Nogales for attempting to smuggle more than 8,000 pounds of marijuana into the United States.

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Barbara LaWall: Allegation of County Attorney's Office bias is unsupported

Barbara LaWall: Allegation of County Attorney's Office bias is unsupported

In the March 19 guest opinion (“Officer-involved shootings should require independent review”), Paul Gattone advocates for an independent civilian review of officer-involved shootings to determine whether the law-enforcement officers should be prosecuted. My office already provides that inde…

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