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European, US Investigators Make Major Darknet Bust

BERLIN — European and American investigators have broken up one of the world's largest online criminal marketplaces for drugs, hacking tools and financial-theft wares a series of raids in the United States and Germany, authorities said Friday. "The charges ...
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At the Border, Trump Moves Closer to Emergency Declaration

MCALLEN, Texas — Taking the shutdown fight to the Mexican border, President Donald Trump edged closer Thursday to declaring a national emergency in an extraordinary end run around Congress to fund his long-promised border wall. Pressure was mounting to find...
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Fact Check: Trump and the Disputed Border Crisis

WASHINGTON — In his prime-time speech to the nation, President Donald Trump declared a border crisis that's in sharp dispute, wrongly accused Democrats of refusing to pay for border security and ignored the rea...
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As Immigrants Flow Across US Border, American Guns Go South

Among the thousands of immigrants who have been coming across the U.S.-Mexico border in recent months, many are seeking to escape gang and drug violence raging in their homelands. The weapon of choice used to intimidate them? Often an American-made gun. Whi...