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Month: July 2023

Acusan a agente de la Patrulla Fronteriza de EE.UU. de cargos de soborno y contrabando por supuestamente ofrecer “papeles” a migrantes

Gonzalo Jimenez (CNN) — Un agente de la Patrulla Fronteriza de EE.UU. que trabajaba en un centro de procesamiento en El Paso, Texas, fue acusado formalmente la semana pasada de múltiples cargos federales que incluyen “soborno de un funcionario público” y “tráfico de extranjeros” después de que un migrante denunciara al agente por supuestamente ofrecerle

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Even Trump’s indictments haven’t shattered the deadlock between the parties. Here’s why

Analysis by Ronald Brownstein (CNN) — Former President Donald Trump’s mounting legal jeopardy is raising a stark political question: can anything break the sustained electoral stalemate that has left the country divided almost exactly in half between the Republican and Democratic coalitions? Trump was indicted for a third time on Tuesday and is facing a

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US Border Patrol agent indicted on bribery and smuggling charges for allegedly offering migrant immigration ‘papers’ for $5,000

By Rosa Flores and Sara Weisfeldt, CNN (CNN) — A US Border Patrol agent working at a processing center in El Paso, Texas, was indicted last week on multiple federal charges, including bribery and “alien smuggling,” after he allegedly offered a migrant an “immigration benefit” in exchange for $5,000, according to court documents. The charges

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A test case challenging election results in Texas’ biggest county follows a post-Trump playbook

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — A Republican judicial candidate who lost a district court election in Harris County, Texas, is the first of almost two dozen disappointed contestants to have their case reach a civil trial. The case comes as the Democratic stronghold, home to Houston, faces unprecedented intervention from the

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Images from drone footage show the extensive damage to Staromayorske

‘Nowhere to hide’: The question troubling Ukrainian troops amid a grinding counteroffensive

By Nick Paton Walsh, Florence Davey-Attlee, Kostyantin Gak and Brice Lâiné, CNN Neskuchne, Ukraine (CNN) — The four roads of Staromaiorske appear almost ground to dust in the drone footage. It’s a tiny village, but as the latest gain of Ukraine’s renewed counteroffensive in the direction of Mariupol, Staromaiorske’s symbolism far outweighs its size. Its

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Mar-a-Lago property manager is the latest in a line of Trump staffers ensnared in his legal turmoil

By JILL COLVIN Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A longtime Mar-a-Lago staffer who spent years fetching luxury cars for wealthy club members is the latest person to be ensnared in former President Donald Trump’s ballooning legal troubles. Carlos De Oliveira appeared in court Monday to face charges connected to what prosecutors allege was a

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Australia welcomes lifting of UNESCO threat to list Great Barrier Reef as World Heritage in danger

By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government has welcomed a draft UNESCO decision to a lift a threat of downgrading the Great Barrier Reef to an endangered World Heritage site. The U.N. cultural agency and the International Union for Conservation of Nature recommended in November last year that the world’s

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