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Kevin McAleenan, Trump's Pick For Acting DHS Secretary, Defended Using Tear Gas On Migrants
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection commissioner will replace Kirstjen Nielsen as Department of Homeland Security secretary.
Venezuela Clashes Heighten As Troops Block Aid Delivery
By Christine Armario and Luis Andres Henao, AP
Troops loyal to President Nicolas Maduro blocked convoys carrying humanitarian aid at the border and fired tear gas on protesters.
Andres Martinez Casares / Reuters
Venezuelan Troops Fire Tear Gas At Protesters As Maduro Closes Colombian Border
By Nelson Bocanegra and Anggy Polanco, Reuters
President Nicolas Maduro closed the border to stop the opposition bringing U.S. humanitarian aid into Venezuela.
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Methodist Church Sign Subtly Criticizes U.S. Use Of Tear Gas At The Border
The United Methodist Building sign took aim at federal agents' use of tear gas to drive back migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border this week.
Border Patrol's Use Of Tear Gas On Civilians Is A Grim Warning About America's Future
Tear gas provides a smokescreen for governments suppressing popular movements, from civilians protesting police brutality to refugees seeking asylum.
New Sinclair Segment Defends Tear-Gassing Of Migrant Children At Border
The segment is reportedly a "must run" for Sinclair, the largest U.S. owner of local TV stations by number of outlets.
Trump Falsely Claims Border Agents Were Badly Hurt In Migrant Tear Gas Clashes
He said the tear gas was "very safe" as he slammed the migrants as violent criminals.
‘Ashamed’ Geraldo Rivera Goes Off-Script In Emotional Plea For Migrants On Fox News
"We suspend our humanity when it comes to this issue, and I fear that it is because they look different than the mainstream.”
Trump's Border Chief Knocks Down President's Claim About 'Minor Form' Of Tear Gas
“It’s standard law enforcement issue," Kevin McAleenan told CNN's Chris Cuomo.
Celebrities Torch 'Heartless S**twad' Donald Trump Over Border Tear-Gassing Of Kids
Rihanna, Mark Hamill, Alyssa Milano, John Cusack, Kathy Griffin and Nancy Sinatra are among those taking aim at Trump.
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Christians Decry Trump Administration After Children Are Tear-Gassed At Border
Progressive Christians point out that Jesus said his followers should welcome the stranger.
Doctors Say Using Tear Gas On Migrant Children Can Have Severe, Long-Lasting Effects
Medical experts say tear gas can cause serious physical and psychological harm in children.
Mexico Looks To Increase Border Security After Migrants Try To Cross
By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, AP
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said that 69 migrants who tried to cross the border illegally were arrested on the California side.
U.S. Border Patrol Tear Gasses Caravan Migrants
Democrats have condemned the U.S. Border Patrol guards who fired tear gas at a group of migrants in Tijuana, Mexico.
Chris Cuomo Gets Slammed For Saying Police Gassing Migrant Caravan Were Doing 'Duty'
Twitter users remarked that the CNN host invoked the Nuremberg defense when talking about the immigrants who were tear-gassed.
Mike Blake / Reuters
Nielsen Doubles Down On Border Patrol Conduct After Tear-Gassing: We ‘Warned’ You
Customs and Border Patrol agents fired tear gas at a group of migrants approaching the border on Sunday, including children.
Kim Kyung Hoon / Reuters
Activists, Politicians React With Horror At Border Scenes Of Tear-Gassed Children
Mothers carried sobbing children away from tear gas fired by U.S. officers at the Mexican border.
Mohammed Salem / Reuters
Israeli Forces Kill At Least 16 Palestinian Protesters Along Gaza Border: Officials
By Nidal al-Mughrabi, Reuters
Gaza officials said at least 400 people were wounded by gunfire, while others were struck by rubber bullets or tear gas.
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Fire, Riot At Venezuelan Police Station Leaves 68 Dead
By Tibisay Romero, Reuters
Families hoping for news outside the police station were dispersed with tear gas.
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'Non-Lethal' Weapons Police Use To Suppress Protest Are Killing People
An international report found that crowd-control weapons are unsafe, unregulated and used indiscriminately.
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Tunisia Imposes Nationwide Curfew As Unemployment Protests Turn Violent
By Bouazza Ben Bouazza and Benjamin Wiacek, AP
The protests began Sunday, after a man who had lost out on a job climbed a transmission tower and was electrocuted.
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Tear Gas and the Worldwide Shrug
Senior Advisor, Human Rights First
Tear gas is the biggest misnomer since Easy Listening. It sounds like something that might make your eyes bleary, right? Maybe force you to cry a bit.
North Dakota Legalizes Weaponized Police Drones
Comedian, satirist, host of the Matthew Filipowicz Show
New TMFS sketch comedy on how it is now legal in the state of North Dakota to arm police drones with non-lethal weapons, like tasers, tear gas, rubber bullets.
Police Settle Suit Over Use Of Tear Gas During Missouri Protests
By Reuters, Reuters
Police are not required to warn or give time to disperse when there is an imminent threat of bodily harm to people, damage
John Lewis Says He Still Has Visible Scars From The Selma Marches
While sharing his memories of Bloody Sunday, the day Alabama state troopers beat and fired tear gas at numerous protesters
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