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Another Illegal Immigrant Admits Involvement in 2009 Murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent

In July 2009, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Robert Rosas, Jr. was ambushed by five Mexican nationals, three of which entered the United States illegally to assault Rosas through a hole in the border fence and then quickly fled back over the border.

Thursday, 28-year-old Marco Rodriguez-Perez entered into a plea agreement after being extradited to the United States from Mexico in October 2011. In the agreement, Rodriguez-Perez admitted to ambushing Agent Rosas while he was on-duty, in uniform and responding to a remote area near Campo, California. The goal was to rob Rosas of his night vision goggles and they killed Agent Rosas in the process. More from the FBI:

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WH: Obama Looking ‘to Fundamentally Rethink and Reshape’ Higher Education

(CNSNews.com) – White House Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest said at the White House briefing on Tuesday that President Barack Obama believes America needs “to fundamentally rethink and reshape” its higher education system and the he will be going on a bus tour on Thursday and Friday to make some proposals Earnest said “are not going to be popular with everybody.”

After noting that average college tuition costs have risen dramatically in recent decades, Earnest said: “So what the President believes that we need to do is we need to fundamentally rethink and reshape the college–the higher education system, and we need to find a way to build on innovation.

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Homeland Security tests face-scanning BOSS — the Biometric Optical Surveillance System

WASHINGTON — The federal government is making progress on developing a surveillance system that would pair computers with video cameras to scan crowds and automatically identify people by their faces, according to newly disclosed documents and interviews with researchers working on the project.
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The Department of Homeland Security tested a crowd-scanning project called the Biometric Optical Surveillance System — or BOSS — last fall after two years of government-financed development. Although the system is not ready for use, researchers say they are making significant advances. That alarms privacy advocates, who say that now is the time for the government to establish oversight rules and limits on how it will someday be used.

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Hannity to GOP: If You Don’t Defund Obamacare, ‘You’ve Lost Me’

(CNSNews.com) – If Republicans pass a government funding bill next month that includes money for Obamacare, they’ll lose Sean Hannity’s support, the talk show host told Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) Tuesday night.

Gowdy, who supports defunding Obamacare, has predicted a “robust debate” over funding the health care law that President Obama is selectively enforcing.

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‘Million Muslim March’ now called ‘Million American March Against Fear’

Critics say a Muslim group picked the wrong day — Sept. 11 — to march on Washington to complain about religious profiling and President Obama’s handling of an investigation into the terror attacks that rocked America 12 years ago.

The mass demonstration, called the “Million Muslim March,” was changed to a more mainstream-sounding event, “Million American March Against Fear,” but the name did not seem to gain much traction and has apparently reverted back to its original title.

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