Senate poised to OK border 'surge' The proposal for a military-style buildup is intended to draw Republican votes for the larger immigration overhaul. WASHINGTON — The Senate is poised to approve a military-style buildup along the U.S. border with Mexico, doubling the number of Border Patrol agents on the ground and tripling the number of drones overhead — a $30-billion plan designed to win the votes of as many as 15 Republican ...
June 21, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
Alex Cobb injury: Rays RHP has fluid buildup in ear, no timetable for return Tampa Bay Rays starter Alex Cobb is still battling headaches and is dealing with fluid buildup in his ear from the line drive to the head he took last week. Team doctors are evaluating the young right-hander daily, meaning there is no timetable for his return to the mound at the moment, reports Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times . More Rays: How Much Longer Will Roberto Hernandez Stick Around ...
June 20, 2013 - SB Nation
China’s Military Buildup Worrisome, Japan’s U.S. Ambassador Says China’s “spectacularly active” naval posture and “massive” military buildup in Asia are part of a pattern of belligerent behavior toward Japan and other neighbors over maritime disputes, according to Japan’s ambassador to the U.S.
June 19, 2013 - Bloomberg
Mark Grudzielanek in SI.com From what I hear, he's got really outstanding stuff, command of several pitches,Mark Grudzielanek said. "It's great for the game to have somebody come in with all the buildup."
Condoleezza Rice in Washington Post There are concerns about China's military buildup,Rice told a television interviewer. "It's sometimes seemed outsized for China's regional role."