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Trump picks Ret. Gen. John Kelly to lead Department of Homeland Security

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Ret. Gen. John Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security, a senior transition official tells CNN.

The former head of US Southern Command, Kelly was previously responsible for managing security threats posed by criminal drug networks based in south and central America — an issue that Trump highlighted in his campaign, and to which Kelly would bring unique experience. 345 more words

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For Trump: Kinder words for immigrants, one new Cabinet pick

NEW YORK (AP) — Laying new groundwork for his presidency, Donald Trump chose retired Gen. John Kelly Wednesday to head his Homeland Security Department and offered newly sympathetic words for the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the U.S. 744 more words

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Lethal carfentanil could be used by terrorists in mass attacks, experts say

Only 20 micrograms of it will kill a human. One dose will tranquilize a 10,000-pound elephant.

Carfentanil, a deadly opioid drug believed to be a hundred times more toxic than fentanyl, is now considered a potential threat to national security. 684 more words

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A template for DHS rulemaking petitions

On November 28, 2016 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule defining the process for submitting a rulemaking petition to this agency. This rule adopts the changes to 6 CFR Part 3 published in… 288 more words

... Pooling Guns ?!?! [#US Border Patrol on duty]...

.. you have to be kidding ?!?! …

.. pooling guns among patrolling agents ? That sounds totally insane …

.. each patrolling B.P. agent should have both a handgun and a M4 carbine . 46 more words

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The American private prison industry has scored another big win with the US government

The American private prison industry just scored another big win.

US secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said in August that his agency would review its use of private-prison operators… 488 more words