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- Netanyahu’s spokesman: Safe to fly to Israel
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Topic - R. Gil Kerlikowske
The U.S. Border Patrol's parent agency on Friday released a critical report that it commissioned amid complaints that agents used excessive force, a step that the new commissioner said was part of a commitment to transparency.
Vermont's efforts to fight heroin and opiate abuse can serve as a model for the rest of the country, the nation's top anti-drug official said Monday during a visit to the state Department of Public Safety.
A top White House drug policy official will visit Vermont next week to talk about innovative ways to beat opiate addiction as the state's fight against heroin continues to draw national attention.
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is set to join President Barack Obama's drug czar in Massachusetts to discuss ways of curbing fatalities caused by prescription drug abuse and an epidemic of heroin deaths this year.
In 2010, American teens' past-month use of marijuana rose high enough to eclipse their use of cigarettes, according to a national report on teen substance abuse — a finding that the White House and public-health officials blamed in part on drug-legalization efforts.
"Families need to understand that the journey north has become much more treacherous and there are no 'permisos' for those crossing the border illegally," said CBP Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske in announcing the new PR campaign.
Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske told reporters he signed an order to start the investigation, but also said the agents he's seen have been going beyond the call of duty.