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Pobladores Secuestran y Golpean a Militares Para Proteger Huachicoleros en Hidalgo

Aproximadamente 200 pobladores secuestraron y golpearon a un grupo de soldados mexicanos después de un operativo dirigido a arrestar a ladrones de combustible comúnmente llamados huachicoleros. La violencia vino tras varios días de descontento en México, ya que las autoridades federales han cerrado los oleoductos del país en un esfuerzo por detener a los ladrones de combustible.

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Villagers Kidnap, Beat Soldiers to Protect Fuel Thieves in Central Mexico

Approximately 200 villagers kidnapped and assaulted a group of Mexican soldiers after a raid aimed at arresting fuel thieves. The violence follows days of unrest in Mexico after federal authorities shut down the country’s oil pipelines in an effort to target fuel thieves.

Badit Mohamed Montilla mugshot. (Photo: York County, SC, Sheriff's Office)

Migrant Wanted for Kidnapping, Assault, Domestic Violence Captured

South Carolina police now have an illegal immigrant in custody who reportedly fled to Florida to avoid prosecution on charges relating to domestic violence, assault, child neglect, and kidnapping. Police returned the man to South Carolina to face charges after police in Kissimmee, Florida arrested him in December.

AP File Photo/Guillermo Arias

Mexican Police Arrest Two Sinaloa Cartel Smugglers near U.S. Border

Mexican state police arrested two Sinaloa cartel operatives in separate law enforcement operations near Mexico’s border with Arizona and California earlier last week. The arrests resulted in the seizure of one handgun and a quantity of methamphetamine according to local media reports.

Matamoros Shootout

Balacera del CDG Causa Pánico en Ciudad Fronteriza Mexicana

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas – Un tiroteo entre miembros del Cártel Del Golfo y las fuerzas militares provocó temor entre los residentes de esta ciudad fronteriza que se vieron obligados a buscar refugio durante el enfrentamiento.


Brooks: Trump Should Have Fought Wall Fight with GOP House Majority

On Friday’s “PBS NewsHour,” New York Times columnist David Brooks argued President Trump should have had the fight over funding the border wall when he had a Republican majority in the House. Brooks said Trump “should have fought this fight, obviously, when

MS-13 Gang Suspects in Long Island Stabbing

DHS: Two NY MS-13 Stabbing Suspects Exploited Unaccompanied Minor Loophole to Enter U.S.

Two of the three suspects in the MS-13 gang-related assault of a Long Island teenager exploited the unaccompanied minor loophole after crossing the border illegally in South Texas, a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official told Breitbart News. The two unaccompanied minors were transported to the New York area where they later allegedly carried out a vicious attack on a group of Huntington High School teens.

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks during a committee hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Grassley: National Emergency Declaration Would Be ‘A Bad Precedent’

On Friday’s broadcast of CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Senate Finance Committee Chairman and Senate Judiciary Committee member Chuck Grassley (R-IA) stated that President Trump declaring a national emergency is “a bad precedent,” and he should not do so. Grassley said, “The president