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GRAFICO: Sicarios Matan a 11 en un Bar en Estado Central Mexicano

Una guerra territorial entre cárteles en el centro de México provocó un tiroteo el fin de semana en un bar donde se cree que un grupo de sicarios disparó contra los clientes matando a 11 personas, incluidas varias mujeres. El tiroteo se produce cuando varias organizaciones criminales continúan luchando por el control de las rutas de distribución de drogas de la región y el control de robo de combustible.

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Policías de Tamaulipas Decomisan Narco-colección de Carros

MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas – Las autoridades estatales decomisaron varios vehículos que formaban parte de una colección de autos perteneciente a uno de los máximos líderes de la facción de Matamoros del Cartel del Golfo. La incautación es la última de una serie de intentos por capturarlo que ya han dado lugar a decomisos de animales exóticos y caballos de carreras.

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WATCH: Thousands Rally in Pickups for Trump in Texas Panhandle

An estimated 5,000 people rallied in pickup trucks, SUVs, motorcycles, and cars in the Texas Panhandle to show support for the re-election of President Donald Trump. People lined up for more than a mile to get into an already overflowing parking lot prior to the rally’s start.

Trump Truck Rally in Lubbock, Texas. (Facebook Photo: Damian Castillo)

Interview: Legendary Ex-ICE Agent Sets Record for World’s Longest Handgun Shot

A former federal agent who survived a cartel ambush in Mexico in 2011, where his partner died, set a world record by successfully making a 2010 yard handgun shot. Using a 10 mm handgun and standing without the help of a bench or rest, former ICE agent Victor Avila struck a target more than a mile away as part of a series of endeavors to give back to the community.

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$10M in Drugs Seized at Texas Port of Entry

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Laredo, Texas, seized more than $10 million in methamphetamine, marijuana, and cocaine in four smuggling incidents. The seizures occurred during smuggling interdictions over a two-day period.

CBP officers at the World Trade Bridge in Laredo, Texas, seize nearly 450 pounds of methamphetamine. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Mexican Meth Destined for Texas Intercepted in Ohio

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in Ohio interdicted a shipment of methamphetamine that originated in Mexico and had Texas listed as its final destination. The officers found the drugs mixed with powdered drink packages.

A CBP K-9 receives his reward for detecting a shipment of methamphetamine concealed in a box of powdered drink mixes. (Photo: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

19 Migrants Apprehended on Train in Texas near Border

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a group of migrants as they attempted to make their way into the U.S. interior by hiding in a grain hopper train car. The agents arrested 13 from the hopper and six more hiding elsewhere on the train.

Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents find 13 migrants locked in a grain hopper rail car. (Photo; U.S. Border Patrol/Laredo Sector)