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  • In Mexico, lopsided death tolls draw suspicion

    SAN PEDRO LIMON, Mexico (AP) — Bullet marks and blood spatters on the walls inside a grain storage warehouse deep in the mountains of southern Mexico tell a grim story of death involving soldiers and alleged criminals. It may not be the same story officials tell, however. Mexico's Defense...

  • Death toll in Mexico, Guatemala quake rises to 5

    TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Mexico (AP) — The death toll in from a magnitude-6.9 earthquake near Mexico's border with Guatemala has risen to five, with authorities confirming two more deaths in Mexico. The director of civil defense for the Mexican border state of Chiapas says a total of four people...

  • Quake slams Mexico, Guatemala; at least 3 dead

    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A magnitude-6.9 earthquake on the Pacific Coast jolted a wide area of southern Mexico and Central America Monday, killing at least three people while damaging homes, hospitals and churches. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake hit at 6:23 a.m. (7:23 a.m. EDT; 11:23...

  • Pay us back: Americans want Central America to 'compensate' taxpayers for crisis

    A majority of Americans want the illegal children sent home and 53 percent believe U.S. taxpayers should be compensated by Central American countries responsible for the flood.

  • Obama under pressure to visit US-Mexico border

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is facing mounting calls from Republicans to take a firsthand look at the immigration emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, putting him on the spot concerning what he has called the "humanitarian crisis" of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children...

  • VIDEO --- Gov. Rick Perry: Border crisis on verge of 'monumental tragedy'

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday the increase in unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border could turn into a monumental tragedy if something isn't done.

  • VIDEO --- WEX BackStory: Reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border

    Congress and much of the country has recently taken notice of the recent surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the United States border in recent months.

  • Twitter's latest five minutes of hate, World Cup edition

    In honor of the Netherlands' victory over Mexico, the Royal Dutch Airlines Twitter account posted the a celebratory dig that's getting quite a bit of attention.

  • A crisis, but not for the Rio Grande Valley

    McALLEN, Texas -- It might be a “humanitarian crisis” for the country, as President Obama has labeled it. But “crisis” and “emergency” are two words that local officials and businesses in the Rio Grande Valley don’t want to apply to the arrival of large number of migrant families...

  • Report: 90% of illegals skip immigration court appearances; 135,000 will go missing

    More than 90 percent of the 150,000 illegal youths flooding into America will skip their immgration court dates, vanishing into the country, according to key House chairman.

  • Rule barring puppy mill K9 imports near

    Six years after Congress approved a law to prevent young dogs bred at foreign puppy mills from being dumped on U.S. shores, some with rabies and other diseases, the administration has failed to act, drawing new criticism from the Humane Society of the United States.

  • Homeland Security blames publicity by smugglers for wave of immigrants

    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Tuesday blamed advertisements from Central American smugglers for the surge of tens of thousands of young immigrants crossing the southwestern border.

  • John Boehner: Send the National Guard to secure U.S.-Mexico border

    House Speaker John Boehner called on President Obama to send the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border to help push back a surge of illegal immigrants -- many of them children -- from Central America.

  • Immigration crisis born of inaction

    Legislators who've been dragging their feet on immigration reform hardly need another excuse for doing nothing, but the recent influx of young children across our borders is certainly making things more difficult.

  • Does this Jan. 29, 2014, contract bid request 'prove' Obama planned migrant child flood at the border?

    Federal immigration officials posted on a government procurement website an open-ended Request for Information from companies providing "escort services for unaccompanied alien children."

From the Weekly Standard