The agency asked U.S. Customs and Border Protection in late May to provide surveillance aircraft and a Blackhawk helicopter carrying a “fast rope” commando team, newly obtained government correspondence shows.
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Ibrahim Raad wasn’t even meant to be in Beirut, where last week 2,750 metric tons of ammonium nitrate exploded and destroyed swaths of the city. His family shared their son’s picture on social media, desperate for any word on his fate. But no takers.
The move comes in the wake of Beijing’s imposition of a broad national security law that targets vaguely defined crimes including subversion of state power, collusion with foreign powers, secession and terrorism.
In a lawsuit filed in federal court as part of a dispute over the App Store payment system, Epic Games accused Apple of engaging in anticompetitive behavior. Google also removed the game from its Play Store.
The announcement was essentially a formality given the number of conferences that have already postponed fall sports and the board of governors’ requirement that at least 50 percent of schools participate in a season for a championship to be held.