News of the day 2018/05/01, hour 18.

 Border patrol agents find an abandoned duffel bag -- with a tiger inside it

Border patrol agents find an abandoned duffel bag -- with a tiger inside it

 

BROWNSVILLE, Texas ñ On Monday, April 30, 2018, U.S. Border Patrol Agents experienced two unusualTiger cub abandoned by smuggler encounters in separate incidents. Brownsville agents working near the Rio Grande observed an alligator on a boat ramp as they were conducting line watch operations. Riverine agents regularly utilize the boat ramp. Later in the day, agents observed three subjects attempting to enter the United States illegally. Responding agents noticed the aliens were carrying a black duffel bag. Inside, agents discovered a male tiger which was left abandoned as the aliens returned to Mexico. The three to four month old cub was turned over to the Gladys Porter Zoo. The public is encouraged to take a stand against crime in their communities and to help save lives by reporting suspicious activity at 800-863-9382. Please visit www.cbp.gov to view additional news releases and other information pertaining to Customs and Border Protection. Follow us on Twitter at @CBPRGV.


May 01, 2018 - 18:28 GMT
 WhatsApp CEO, Co-Founder Jan Koum Says He's Leaving Facebook

WhatsApp CEO, Co-Founder Jan Koum Says He's Leaving Facebook

 

Key Speakers At The WSJDLive Global Technology Conference


May 01, 2018 - 18:16 GMT
 EPA designates areas non-compliant with 2015 ozone standards

EPA designates areas non-compliant with 2015 ozone standards

 

EPA Administrator Pruitt testifies before a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing in Washington


May 01, 2018 - 18:14 GMT
 Louisiana elections chief quits amid sexual misconduct claim

Louisiana elections chief quits amid sexual misconduct claim

 

FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photo, Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler, accused in a lawsuit of sexually harassing one of his employees, speaks at a press conference in Baton Rouge, La. Schedler announced Tuesday, May 1, 2018, that he will be stepping down May 8 from the position he's held since 2010. He becomes the highest-level public official in Louisiana to be felled by sexual misconduct accusations since the #MeToo movement began. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte, File)


May 01, 2018 - 18:01 GMT
 'Teachers' Spring' forcing lawmakers to find money for schools

'Teachers' Spring' forcing lawmakers to find money for schools

 

FILE PHOTO: Participants take part in a march in Phoenix


May 01, 2018 - 18:01 GMT

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