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May 30, 2014 7:34 PM

Head of U.S. border agencies, seeking ‘better public trust,’ revises lethal force policy

The federal agency in charge of U.S. border security on Friday issued a revised handbook on when its agents may use lethal force, adopting changes aimed at reducing dozens of killings that have generated a handful of lawsuits and cast agents as quick to pull their triggers.

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