NSA surveillance creeps onto tech’s lobbying agenda

  Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and other tech powerhouses have mounted a quiet new lobbying push around government surveillance laws as they seek to influence potential congressional reforms to controversial National Security Agency programs. Thrust into the spotlight as a result of Edward Snowden’s leaks, these industry leaders historically haven’t…

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Border Patrol Yuma Sector gets more emergency medical techs

Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  border_security Fifteen Border Patrol agents from the Yuma Sector in Arizona graduated from a medical technician certification program on Aug. 24. The Border Patrol agents graduated from a National Registry EMT course, said Customs and Border Protection on Aug. 27. There are now 97 emergency…

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