Mexico, US to launch plan against arms smuggling at border

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government says it has reached agreement with the United States to combat gun smuggling along the U.S. border after seeing a spike in the number of illegal firearms dete...

Ex-US Customs officer, likely Chinese agent, charged in California gun running scheme

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The U.S. government has filed federal charges against a former high-ranking agent of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) with connections to China for operating a...

Israel sentences French driver to 7 years for gun smuggling

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court has sentenced a French citizen who was working as a driver for his country's consulate in Jerusalem to seven years in prison for smuggling weapons from the Gaza Strip...

California governor to rebut Trump in 1st State of State

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is preparing to deliver his first State of the State address a day after declaring he wouldn't participate in the Trump administration's "politic...

The Latest: Governor to keep some troops at Mexico border

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's withdrawal of National Guard troops from the border (all times local): 2:45 p.m. California Gov. Gavin Newsom s...

California governor to draw down guard troops at border

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans Monday to withdraw several hundred National Guard troops from the state's southern border with Mexico in defiance of the Trump administrati...

AP Explains: Brexit awakens old fears in Northern Ireland

LONDON (AP) — Northern Ireland's wounds are deep: Bloody Sunday, Enniskillen, Belfast's sectarian killings of Catholics and Protestants by paramilitaries on both sides and British Army and Royal Ulste...

Taiwanese-American detained on suspicion of gun trafficking

TAIPEI (CNA) - A Taiwanese-American graduate student at a local university has been detained and is being held incommunicado on suspicion of bringing guns and gun components into Taiwan, the Criminal ...

Singapore deports two gunrunners to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Two Taiwanese gunrunners suspected of involvement in the smuggling of more than 100 guns last week were deported from Singapore Thursday, one day after their arrest. Th...

Taiwanese police bust gun smuggling ring, seize 'enough guns for a small army'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Customs Administration and the National Police cooperated in a joint sting project this week to shut down an illegal firearm smuggling operation in Taiwan. ...

The Latest: California sees agreement near on border troops

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's mission to deploy National Guard troops on the Mexican border to combat illegal immigration and drug trafficking (all times local): ...

The Latest: Texas governor says half of 1,400 troops on job

WESLACO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's effort to send up to 4,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to combat illegal immigration and drug trafficking (all times local): ...

Mexico president meets with US Homeland Security Secretary

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president has met with U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly in Mexico City. President Enrique Pena Nieto's office said the two discussed fighting o...

Prosecutors: Man smuggled guns via US-Canada border library

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — U.S. prosecutors say a Montreal man smuggled about 100 handguns into Canada, including some that an accomplice had hidden in a library that straddles the border between Vermont ...

Q&A: Could executive privilege block Comey testimony?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Could President Donald Trump keep former FBI Director James Comey from testifying to lawmakers about their private conversations? The White House appears to be cons...