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Victor M. Velazquez, acting Chief Patrol Agent for the Big Bend Sector, speaks during a press conference at the FBI field office, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in El Paso, Texas, about the death of a border patrol agent and the severe injuries of a second agent. FBI officials said Tuesday that officers are investigating the incident as a “potential physical assault” on federal officers, but said there are several scenarios that might have led to the agents’ injuries. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP)
FBI: Border agent's death a 'potential assault 'An FBI official said the bureau is investigating the death of a border patrol agent and injuring of another as "potential assault," but he wouldn't rule out that they could have been injured in some other way
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, protesters hold signs as they yell at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco. A federal judge Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. San Francisco and Santa Clara County had filed lawsuits. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
Judge's ruling doesn't end legal fight over sanctuary citiesPresident Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities faced a big setback when a federal judge ruled it was unconstitutional
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Indictment returned against man in NYC bike path attackA 22-count indictment has been returned charging a man in the deaths of eight people during a truck attack on a bike path in New York City
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San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, right, arrives at a courthouse Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in San Francisco. Attorneys are set to begin their final arguments Monday in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate accused of killing a woman on a San Francisco pier in a case that touched off a national immigration debate. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Correction: San Francisco Pier Shooting storyCorrection: San Francisco Pier Shooting story
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MS-13 gang leader convicted of encouraging rival killingsA man who led a local chapter of violent Central American street gang MS-13 has been convicted of racketeering conspiracy in Boston federal court
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The Latest: FBI says officer's death a 'potential assault'FBI officials say they are investigating the death of a border patrol agent and injuring of another in West Texas as a "potential assault," but they wouldn't rule out that they were injured in some other way
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San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon, right, arrives at a courthouse Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in San Francisco. Attorneys are set to begin their final arguments Monday in the trial of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate accused of killing a woman on a San Francisco pier in a case that touched off a national immigration debate. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Jury weighing fate of suspect in San Francisco pier killingThe fate of a Mexican man who fatally shot a woman on a San Francisco pier two years ago and became the poster-child of what happens to a country with weak border control is now with a jury
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Legal Air Justice Center director Simon Sandoval-Moshenberg, left, joined by plaintiff Nurimaro Park, 26-year-old resident of Fairfax, Va., right, speaks during a news conference at the Legal Aid Justice Center in Falls Church, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, to announce that Park and plaintiff Jonathan Alvarenga Recinos, 19-year-old resident of Alexandria, Va., have filed a lawsuit seeking to have their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, reinstated and extended for two years. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Activists file lawsuit challenging Trump immigration changesA northern Virginia advocacy group has filed a lawsuit to challenge the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation
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Feds threaten to sue Harvard over Asian-American admissionsThe U.S. Justice Department is pressing Harvard University to release a trove of records as part of an investigation into the school's admissions practices
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FILE - This Friday, April 7, 2017, file photo, shows cigarette butts discarded in an ashtray outside a New York office building. Decades after they were banned from the airwaves, Big Tobacco companies are returning to prime-time television, but not by choice. Under court order, the tobacco industry for the first time will be forced to advertise the deadly, addictive effects of smoking, more than 11 years after a judge ruled that the companies had misled the public about the dangers of cigarettes. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Big Tobacco's anti-smoking ads begin after decade of delayU.S. tobacco companies will begin running court-ordered ads on the dangers of smoking
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Self-harm, suicide attempts climb among US girls, study saysIncreasing numbers of American girls are overdosing on drugs, cutting themselves and causing other types of self-injury including suicide attempts
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FILE – This Jan. 14, 2015, file photo, provided by the Butler County Jail in Hamilton, Ohio, shows Christopher Lee Cornell, of Green Township in suburban Cincinnati. Cornell, serving 30 years in prison for plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group, wants his plea and sentence thrown out, arguing that he was mentally incompetent and was entrapped by the FBI. (Butler County Jail via AP, File)
Terror convict: I was mentally incompetent, entrapped by FBIAn Ohio man serving 30 years in a New Jersey prison for plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group wants his plea and sentence thrown out, arguing that he was mentally incompetent and was entrapped by the FBI
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