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Governments ramp up demands for user info, Twitter warns

Twitter warned Thursday that governments around the globe are asking the company to remove content or snoop on private details of user accounts at an alarming rate.

Experts say US suspension of COVID aid will prolong pandemic


Congressman: Revoke visas for Mexican officials tied to Russia committee

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez is calling for the revocation of U.S. visas for members of Mexico’s Federal Congress participating in the newly formed Mexico-Russia Friendship Committee.

Cost of war: With Russian crude banned, fuel may be short

Russia’s war in Ukraine is about to move much closer to the Rio Grande Valley. No matter what gas station or brand’s fuel you buy,...

Rep. Gonzalez offers Valley’s support via Zoom to Ukrainian president

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez participated in a Zoom call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Saturday to discuss developments regarding the Russian invasion of...

Biden bans Russian oil, warns of ‘Putin price hike’ at pump

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden announced Tuesday the U.S. will ban all Russian oil imports, toughening the toll on Russia’s economy in retaliation for...

Lower Valley couple worries about Ukrainian friends

Jennifer Cahn and David Fisher are watching the news out of Ukraine closer than most since Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a military invasion...

US paves way for resumption of Mexico avocado exports

MEXICO CITY — The U.S. Embassy announced Friday that Washington is lifting a ban on inspections of Mexican avocados, freeing the way for exports...

Betty White, TV’s Golden Girl, dies at 99

By FRAZIER MOORE | AP Television Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Betty White, whose saucy, up-for-anything charm made her a television mainstay for more than...

EXPLAINER: Here is why crowd surges can kill people

By STAN CHOE | AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The crowd deaths at a Houston music festival added even more names to the...