EAGLE PASS, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations (OFO) officers assigned to the Eagle Pass International Bridge seized more than seven pounds of fentanyl that totaled over $170,000 in street value.

“Securing the passenger environment is a critical mission for CBP and this significant fentanyl seizure underscores the need for our officers to stay ever-vigilant and aware of the narcotics threat while facilitating lawful travel,” said Acting Port Director Michael Martinez, Eagle Pass Port of Entry.

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Those who had unlimited data plans with AT&T between 2011-2015 may be eligible

The Federal Trade Commission opened a claims process for former AT&T customers who have yet to claim a refund stemming from the FTC’s lawsuit against the company for misleading consumers about its unlimited data plans.

Former AT&T customers may be eligible to claim a refund from the $7 million remaining in a fund created to settle allegations that the wireless provider charged for “unlimited” data plans while reducing their data speeds, a practice known as throttling.

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The Honorable Janet Yellen
Secretary
U.S. Department of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20220

Dear Secretary Yellen:

Documents obtained by Committee Republicans show that the Biden family received millions of dollars from a Chinese business closely affiliated with the Chinese Communist Party, and therefore the Chinese government, to sell American natural gas to China. According to additional information provided by a whistleblower, Joe Biden was involved with this arrangement as a business partner,1 and documents reveal he even had office space to work on the deal.2 This comes to light at a time when the cost of natural gas is at a 14-year high3 and Americans struggle to pay their energy bills.4 The President has not only misled the American public about his past foreign business transactions, but he also failed to disclose that he played a critical role in arranging a business deal to sell American natural resources to the Chinese while planning to run for President.5

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SAN DIEGO – Yesterday, San Diego Sector Border Patrol agents responded to rising flood waters in San Ysidro and helped rescue horses.

On Sunday January 16th, at approximately 12:30 p.m., local ranchers contacted San Diego Sector for assistance to rescue their horses from rising flood waters near the Tijuana River Valley Regional Park. The Imperial Beach Horse Patrol Unit immediately responded to the area and worked with the local community throughout the day to evacuate horses to safety.

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CINCINNATI—On January 6, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Cincinnati intercepted smuggled narcotics in a large shipment of acrylic waterproofing paint from Mexico enroute to Cleveland, Texas, located just outside of Houston. The shipment contained over 140 pounds of liquid methamphetamine concealed within the paint. The liquid methamphetamine had an estimated street value of up to $955,000.

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A former career Justice Department prosecutor and former U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur has been appointed by US Attorney General Merrick Garland to serve as special counsel to conduct the investigation of matters that were the subject of the initial investigation by U.S. Attorney John R. Lausch Jr. related to the possible unauthorized removal and retention of classified documents or other records discovered at the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement and the Wilmington, Delaware, private residence of President Joseph R. Biden Jr.

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