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U.S. Army to abandon the beret

WASHINGTON — The US Army is abandoning the beret, after a failed 10-year experiment. The black beret, which proved deeply unpopular with American soldiers, will be replaced by a patrol cap for everyday wear, US Army spokesman Colonel Tom Collins said Monday. The move came after outgoing Army chief of…

Mexico soldiers find narco ‘tank’ factory

MONTERREY, Mexico — Soldiers on patrol in a Mexican border town discovered a warehouse where armor-plated “tanks” were being prepared for the Gulf drug cartel, a military source said Monday. The patrol came across the warehouse when they clashed with a group of armed men in the town of Ciudad…

Exclusive: Troopers would ‘absolutely’ use force on Wisc. protesters if ordered, police union president tells Raw

But: ‘That would not be something I recognize as the United States of America,’ state patrol inspector adds Amid the largest protests Madison, Wisconsin has seen in decades, newly elected Republican Gov. Scott Walker last week issued a stark message to public labor unions occupying the capitol building: we have…

700 NATO soldiers killed in 2010; new firefights

NATO troops targeted by roadside bombs, 2 killed, 2010 coalition death toll reaches record 700 A coalition patrol fought off an insurgent attack in mountainous eastern Afghanistan Tuesday, on a day when two servicemen were killed in the country’s troubled south, bringing the death toll for foreign troops in the…

China-Japan relations in chaos after maritime collision

BEIJING — China has suspended senior bilateral contact with Japan over the detention of a Chinese captain accused of ramming his boat against Japanese patrol vessels in disputed waters, state media said Sunday. “China has already suspended bilateral exchanges at and above the provincial or ministerial levels,” the official Xinhua…

Cell phone video appears to show US border patrol killing Mexican teen

AG Holder calls shooting ‘extremely regrettable’ A cell phone video has surfaced showing a US border patrol officer shooting a Mexican boy in Ciudad Juarez. Fourteen-year-old Sergio Adrian Hernandez Guereca was on the Mexican side of the border when he was shot and killed. The video, obtained by CNN, captures…

Video claims to depict fatal beating of immigrant by border patrol

A grainy video from a cell phone camera that allegedly captures groans of pain emanating from a Mexican immigrant who was Tasered and beaten by U.S. border patrol agents and later died last week has surfaced on a Mexican web site. The site Frontera.info or “Border” posted the video on…

Border patrol arrests man for crossing street

The town of Derby Line, Vermont, may be one of the most unusual places in North America. Running right through it is the Canadian border, on the other side of which is the village of Rock Island, Quebec. To the average visitor, the two towns appear to be one. In…

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