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Douglas, Arizona - A 27-year-old Tucson woman arrested Sept. 28 had nearly $62,000 worth of marijuana in her vehicle when she attempted to cross the U.S. border through the Port of Douglas.
Nogales, Arizona - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested a man from Nogales, Sonora, Mexico after a failed attempt to smuggle more than 18 pounds of heroin through the Port of Nogales on the afternoon of Sunday.
Douglas, Arizona - Three men arrested at the Douglas Port of Entry at different times Sept. 27 were each driving stolen vehicles bound for Mexico.
Washington, DC - Four members of an international computer hacking ring have been charged with breaking into computer networks of prominent technology companies and the U.S. Army and stealing more than $100 million in intellectual property and other proprietary data. Two of the charged members have already pleaded guilty.
Ottawa, Canada - Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson concluded a two-day trip to Ottawa, Canada, accompanied by U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Assistant Secretary for International Affairs Alan Bersin, where he met with Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his Canadian counterparts to discuss engagement through the Beyond the Border initiative.
Houston, Texas - A Honduran fugitive wanted in his native country for murder was deported Monday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
Toronto, Canada - In a meeting Tuesday in Toronto, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and K. Radhakrishnan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), signed two documents to launch a NASA-ISRO satellite mission to observe Earth and establish a pathway for future joint missions to explore Mars.
Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today recognized 337 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014 based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. These schools demonstrate that all students can achieve to high levels.