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U.S.-CANADIAN BORDER

In August 1978, Deputy Richard Magnuson had been at the Roseau (Minnesota) County Sheriff’s Office for about 2 ½ months. On Aug. 2, 1978, his life was cut short at the age of 20 when he was the final victim of a series of killings by Gregory McMaster.
On the Canadian border, agents look for footprints in snow or mud, a hole in a fence or a rock painted orange as a meeting point — anything that could hint at illegal crossings. Down south, agents pull giant tires behind trucks to smooth dirt roads so footprints are more easily noticed. "It's almost a game of cat and mouse — we change one thing, they change another," one agent said.
According to court documents, the indictments were handed down on Feb. 17. Shand was arrested on Jan. 19, after he was found transporting people who illegally crossed into the U.S. from Canada, in northeastern Minnesota.
The Manitoba Royal Canadian Mounted Police sent a tweet just before 12:30 p.m. stating that Highway 75 is "clear."

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While the demonstrators protest against vaccine mandates and pandemic restrictions, they also have made clear their opposition to Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and some have said they want to kick him out of office.
In a tweet on Tuesday afternoon, RCMP Manitoba announced that it has reached a resolution with protesters at the Emerson Port of Entry, and RCMP officers are coordinating the departure of protesters.
Police say there are 360 vehicles in the city center, down from 4,000 at the peak of the demonstrations. Police have laid 33 charges and made 18 arrests.
Prime Minister acted after concluding that law enforcement could not cope with the protesters, especially in Ottawa, where police have largely stood and watched truckers and demonstrators bring the city to a standstill.
The blockade of trucks, farm equipment and other vehicles on the Canadian side of the Pembina-Emerson border crossing continues as Canadian truckers protest Canadian and American vaccine requirements to cross the border.
The "Freedom Convoy" protests, started by Canadian truckers opposing a vaccinate-or-quarantine mandate for cross-border drivers, have turned into a rallying point for people opposing the policies of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government.

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While police have successfully pushed back protesters from the foot of the Ambassador Bridge, more people were streaming into the area and the operation appeared to have stalled.
The blockade continued into Saturday.
“We’re all one body in Christ, no matter what church you’re going to, but at the same time, if you’ve been going to a church for a long time, you build those relationships there,” Walhalla pastor says.

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