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Proceedings in Liberian’s deportation trial closed

Proceedings in the deportation trial of accused Liberian war criminal George Boley closed last week in Batavia Immigration Court. Judge John Reid granted the Department of Homeland Security’s request to submit its closing arguments in writing by June 17.

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Color-coded terror alert system may end

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Homeland Security Department is proposing to discontinue the color-coded terror alert system that became a symbol of the country’s post-9/11 jitters. The 8-year-old system, with its rainbow of five colors — from green, signif ...ying a low threat, to red, meaning severe

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New security rules for air cargo issued

WASHINGTON, D.C. — New U.S. security rules are in place banning all cargo from Yemen and Somalia and prohibiting toner and ink cartridges weighing more than one pound from passenger flights, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Monday.

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