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Border Patrol wrapup

Agents find drugs in vehicle's gas tank

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents seized marijuana from the gas tank of a vehicle and arrested a man wanted on assault charged in California in separate incidents Tuesday.... Read more»

Native American women face high rate of sexual assaults

Native American women are twice as likely to be sexually assaulted as any other race, but successfully prosecuting assailants is harder in Indian country.... Read more»3

CDC: Nearly 1 in 5 U.S. women have been sexually assaulted

Nearly one in five American women have been victims of rape or sexual abuse, according to a groundbreaking study by the Center for Disease Control. ... Read more»

New sex crime arises after Arpaio fails to investigate alleged rape

While admitting that it mishandled more than 400 investigations into rapes and sexual assaults, the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office claims its failures did not lead to additional crimes. But in the pile of ignored cases is the alleged rape of a 17-year-old girl in 2006. Sheriff Joe Arpaio's detectives largely disregarded the case.... Read more»2

Felon gets 70 months for illegal entry

A 45-year-old Mexican man convicted of sexual assault in Wisconsin was sentenced to 70 months in prison on Nov. 2 for attempting to re-enter the United States.... Read more»

Border Patrol wrapup

Agents apprehend convicted child molester

Border Patrol agents from the Nogales Station apprehended a 56-year-old Mexican man on Friday who was convicted of child molestation in Salinas, Calif.... Read more»

French accuser to meet DSK face-to-face

French accuser Tristane Banon will meet face-to-face with former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, whom she has accused of attempted rape.... Read more»

French police question DSK

French police questioned Dominique Strauss-Kahn for three hours on Monday over accusations of attempted rape made against him by a writer.... Read more»

DSK, wife return to Paris

Former International Monetary fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn and wife Anne Sinclair arrived back in Paris from New York on Sunday morning.... Read more»

DSK charges could be dropped

The Manhattan District Attorney's Office will ask a judge Tuesday to dismiss all charges in the sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, according to a report in The New York Post.... Read more»

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Mother of DSK's French accuser admits to 'brutal' sex with him

The mother of Tristane Banon, the French woman who has accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape, says she had "brutal" but consensual sex with the former IMF chief in his Paris office a few years earlier.... Read more»

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DSK lawyers meeting with NY prosecutors

Lawyers for former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn were meeting with New York prosecutors Wednesday over the sexual assault case against "DSK" that appeared on the brink of collapse.... Read more»

Court: Prior sex offense can weigh on illegal immigrant's sentence

A divided federal appeals court panel Wednesday upheld the 51-month sentence for a Mexican man charged with illegal re-entry to the country, saying his 2000 conviction for having sex with a 14-year-old girl could be counted against him.... Read more»

Sex in Canada: It's a conscious decision

In a split decision, the Supreme Court of Canada on Friday ruled that a person must be conscious in order to consent to a sexual act.... Read more»

Analysis

DSK sex scandal has French reeling

The Dominique Strauss-Kahn sex scandal has sent the French reeling from shock to disbelief, from indignation to humiliation, from denial to resignation.... Read more»

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