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US Teens Killed in Mexico Shooting

Authorities unsure of motive behind the killings

(Newser) - Three teenage boys have been shot and killed in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, authorities revealed yesterday, and at least two of them were US high school students in Texas. The boys were killed Saturday afternoon while browsing a car dealership, the AP reports. One was found inside a white Jeep Cherokee,... More »

Texas Boater Shot Dead by Mexican Pirates

Thieves prowling border lake claim first US fatality

(Newser) - Police are hunting for the body of a boater on a Texas lake who was shot dead by Mexican pirates. Tiffany Hartley, 29, said her husband, David, was shot in the back of the head as the couple fled the pirates on their Jet Skis on Lake Falcon, which straddles... More »

Lebanon-Israel Border Clash Kills 4 Soldiers

Exchange of fire at border may have been over tree removal

(Newser) - Three Lebanese soldiers, one Israeli soldier, and a Lebanese journalist were killed as Israeli and Lebanese troops fired on each other near the border today in their most serious confrontation since the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah war. The clash began when Israeli troops tried to remove a tree near or across the... More »

Video Undercuts Border Agent's Self-Defense Claim

Mexican teen shot at border 'had smuggling record'

(Newser) - A US Border Patrol agent's account of the fatal shooting of a teen at the Mexican border this week is contradicted by a video obtained by CNN. The video, shot by a witness on the Mexican side of the border, shows an officer aiming at a suspect 60 feet away.... More »

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