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Republicans call for secure US border amid child immigrant influx

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 04:46

Republican lawmakers on Sunday stepped up calls to secure the US border with Mexico before proceeding with changes to the country`s immigration policies, linking the issue to a recent surge of illegal children.

US govt issues shoe-bomb advisory to airlines

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 11:06

The US federal government has issued a new advisory to airlines, warning of potential threats of bombs hidden in shoes on inbound flights to the US.

Syria now `a matter of homeland security`: US official

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 09:07

The Syria conflict has become a US domestic security concern, Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson has said, one day after returning from talks in Europe where the war-torn nation topped the agenda.

New York, New Jersey ready for Super Bowl close-up with Broncos-Seahawks matchup

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 21:18

Some 80,000 football fans from around the world are set to pack into New Jersey`s Met Life Stadium on Sunday for the first NFL Super Bowl championship played in the New York area, an event that has shone a fresh spotlight on the region.

US drone crashes into Pacific

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 07:31

An American drone that is part of a fleet that patrols the border with Mexico has crashed off the coast of Southern California.

Jeh Johnson confirmed as new US Homeland Security chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 06:48

The US Senate easily confirmed Jeh Johnson, a former top Pentagon lawyer, to be the next head of the Department of Homeland Security.

India to seek US help on dealing cyber crime

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 22:57

With growing reluctance of service providers to furnish real time information in cyber crime cases, India will seek active cooperation from the US for setting a joint mechanism to overcome such difficulties.

US `an Islamic country`

Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 16:36

A member of the US Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council has posted a controversial tweet defining America as an "Islamic country".

Obama names former lawyer to head security unit

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 08:57

President Barack Obama says the former Pentagon lawyer he is recalling to service to lead the Department of Homeland Security has a deep understanding of the threats and challenges facing the United States.

NASA and Homeland Security testing radar for tracking disaster victims

Last Updated: Thursday, September 26, 2013, 15:36

NASA along with the US Department of Homeland Security are reportedly working together on developing a first-of-its-kind portable radar device to trace disaster struck victims.

Homeland Security official probed

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 23:43

President Barack Obama`s choice to be the No. 2 official at the Homeland Security Department is under investigation for his role in helping a company secure an international investor visa for a Chinese executive.

US Homeland Security Secy Janet Napolitano resigns

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 21:31

In a surprise move, Janet Napolitano, the first woman US Homeland Security Secretary, on Friday said she would resign from the Obama administration to take up a top academia job.