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Morning Security Brief: Drug Smuggling, FBI Most Wanted List, Charges in Trayvon Martin Case, and More

DHS sees more cases of people unknowingly transporting drugs across the border. A schoolteacher replaces Osama bin Laden on the FBI’s most wanted list. George Zimmerman is charged with murder. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Unlocking Mobile Phones, Drug Violence and Assault Rifles, LightSquared Bankruptcy, and more

Police training documents show how agencies get into locked phones. Mexico says drug violence can’t bet stopped until the U.S. gets a handle on assault rifles. Talk of LightSquared bankruptcy. And more.

State Department Issues Mexico Travel Advisory in the Wake of Drug Violence

The U.S. State Department on Wednesday issued a Travel Advisory to U.S. citizens who may be traveling or making plans to travel to Mexico. The warning included recent murder and drug trafficking statistics and warned of recent kidnappings and disappearances.

Giffords' Final Legislation Targets Airborne Drug Smugglers

H.R.3801, the Ultralight Aircraft Smuggling Prevention Act of 2012, passed unanimously in the House Wednesday to a round of applause as Gabrielle Giffords cast her vote.

Morning Security Brief: FedEx Fined For Violating Sanctions, Somali Pirate Report, Queensland Flooding Revisited, and More

FedEx fined for shipping "security sensitive" items to sanctioned companies. The number of pirate attacks off the coast of Somalia has increased,but the number of successful hijackings has fallen, says a new report. An Australian police commissioner stands by his decision to lock residents out of a flooded town after a major disaster. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Troops on the Southwest Border, Verizon Emergency Alert Mixup, DHS en Español, and More

Officials mull pulling troops from Southwest border. Verizon sends out false emergency alert to New Jersey customers. DHS releases Spanish language ads. And more.

North By Northwest

While some critics say U.S. Customs and Border Protection has not given the northern border due attention, the agency maintains that it has crafted a strategy for targeting limited assets that does the job without a massive number of boots on the ground.

Morning Security Brief: Child Soldiers, Global Homicide, Border Security, and More

White House issues aid waivers to countries that recruit and use child soldiers. One in 50 Central American males will be killed before 31. A Washington, D.C., man was arrested for selling a sensitive government map of northern border security technology deployments to a DHS informant. And much more.

Morning Security Brief: Police Contact Statistics, Commuters Become Unwitting Smugglers, and More

Black drivers were three times as likely as whites to be searched at a traffic stop, according to a newly released Bureau of Justice Statistics survey. Drug traffickers smuggle drugs from Mexico in other people's vehicles and luggage. Deception detection called into question. An more.
 




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