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World 24 Jun 2019 | 6:07 AM

Militia member arrested for impersonating US Border Patrol agent

EL PASO (Reuters) - A member of an armed group known for stopping migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has been arrested after authorities charged him with impersonating a U.S. Border Patrol agent, according to court documents.

World 25 Apr 2019 | 3:29 AM

Leader of self-styled U.S. citizen border patrol attacked in jail

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. (Reuters) - The leader of an armed group that spent two months detaining migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, drawing condemnation from civil liberties advocates, was hospitalized after he was attacked in jail, his lawyer and authorities said.

World 24 Apr 2019 | 4:06 AM

Armed Americans stopping migrants agree to move, but not halting activities

SUNLAND PARK, N.M./TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) - A group of armed civilians who have posted videos online showing them stopping migrants who illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border will comply with a request to move its base camp in New Mexico, but the group said it plans to relocate its operation to a nearby site.

World 22 Apr 2019 | 10:11 PM

Leader of armed group at U.S. border boasted of assassination training - FBI

TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) - The leader of an armed group that is stopping undocumented migrants who cross into the United States from Mexico had boasted about training to assassinate former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, an FBI agent said in court papers on Monday.

World 21 Apr 2019 | 8:39 AM

FBI arrests leader of U.S. 'patriots' stopping migrants at border

TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) - The FBI on Saturday said it had arrested Larry Hopkins, the leader of an armed group who have been stopping migrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border in New Mexico.

World 19 Apr 2019 | 2:42 PM

Rights group condemns U.S. 'vigilantes'' treatment of migrants on border

(Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico on Thursday called for state authorities to investigate a small group of armed U.S. citizens who they alleged are illegally detaining migrants entering the United States.

World 17 Apr 2019 | 9:51 PM

Right-wing victory in Canada's Alberta may spell trouble for Trudeau

Calgary, Alberta (Reuters) - A right-wing, pro-energy party won a landslide victory in Canada's main oil-producing province of Alberta late on Tuesday, signalling momentum may be building against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau months ahead of a federal election in October.

World 10 Apr 2019 | 3:06 AM

Political parties stoke separatist sentiment ahead of Alberta vote

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Talk of Alberta separating from the rest of Canada is gaining ground ahead of April 16 elections, as a number of political parties in the country's energy heartland seek to capitalise on voter anger with federal policies.

TECH 21 Jan 2019 | 11:00 PM

Disabled videogamers find more options as EA, others expand choices

Aaron Cendan's new videogame controller features a subtle but significant design change.

Business 17 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

Saudi bid nearly sinks Russia’s US$13bil Indian deal

LONDON: A multi-billion-dollar Russian deal to buy Indian refiner Essar was nearly sunk at the eleventh hour by a rival bid from Saudi Arabia as the two oil superpowers vie for supremacy across the world