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In this photo provided by the Serbian Interior Ministry, Serbian Gendarmerie officers detain migrants near the town of Horgos, Serbia, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. One man was shot and wounded and a number of others were detained following reports of a clash between migrants in a northern Serbian town of Horgos on the border with Hungary, police said on Friday. Serbian police said they have launched an operation to detain all those involved in Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022 shooting incident and in migrant smuggling attempts with the help of drones. (Serbian Ministry of Interior via AP)

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In this photo provided by the Serbian Interior Ministry, Serbian Gendarmerie officers detain migrants near the town of Horgos, Serbia, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. One man was shot and wounded and a number of others were detained following reports of a clash between migrants in a northern Serbian town of Horgos on the border with Hungary, police said on Friday. Serbian police said they have launched an operation to detain all those involved in Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022 shooting incident and in migrant smuggling attempts with the help of drones. (Serbian Ministry of Interior via AP)

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In this photo provided by the Serbian Interior Ministry, Serbian Gendarmerie officers search migrants near the town of Horgos, Serbia, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. One man was shot and wounded and a number of others were detained following reports of a clash between migrants in a northern Serbian town of Horgos on the border with Hungary, police said on Friday. Serbian police said they have launched an operation to detain all those involved in Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022 shooting incident and in migrant smuggling attempts with the help of drones. (Serbian Ministry of Interior via AP)

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In this photo provided by the Serbian Interior Ministry, Serbian Gendarmerie officers detain migrants near the town of Horgos, Serbia, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. One man was shot and wounded and a number of others were detained following reports of a clash between migrants in a northern Serbian town of Horgos on the border with Hungary, police said on Friday. Serbian police said they have launched an operation to detain all those involved in Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022 shooting incident and in migrant smuggling attempts with the help of drones. (Serbian Ministry of Interior via AP)

New York is planning tight security around the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in the wake of mass shootings elsewhere in the U.S. Police said Wednesday that there’s no known, credible threat to the famed event itself. But New York Police Department counterterrorism Chief Martine Materasso says police will deploy additional resources to make sure the festivities are safe. Security measures include heavy weapons teams, explosives detection dogs, a bomb squad, radiological and chemical sensors, drone detection, blocker vehicles and additional cameras on the route.

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A current U.S. Navy servicemember and an army veteran are being applauded for helping subdue the gunman at a gay club in Colorado Springs. Rich Fierro, the army veteran, credits his military training and instincts in helping him disarm the attacker. He told reporters Monday how he grabbed the gunman's body armor and began punching him. Authorities say Fierro and another man, Thomas James, stopped the shooter after he began spraying bullets inside Club Q on Saturday night. The rampage killed five people and wounded 17. Fierro's daughter's boyfriend, Raymond Green Vance, was among those fatally shot.

A new Senate report is criticizing the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security for not doing enough to track domestic extremists. The report issued Wednesday by the Senate Homeland Security panel caps three years of hearings by the panel into the threat of domestic extremism. It recommends better coordination and says the agencies should get better at monitoring social media as a way to prevent violence like the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The report also faulted social media companies for encouraging extremist content and urged tech companies to do more to reduce its spread.

Austria, Hungary and Serbia have held another top-level meeting dedicated to curbing migration, including by sending more than 100 police officers, vehicles equipped with night vision cameras and drones to the border with North Macedonia. Austria and Hungary also on Wednesday pledged to help Serbia organize deportations by plane of people who come to the Balkan nation but are from the so-called safe countries and are not eligible for asylum in the countries of the European Union or Serbia. The meeting in Belgrade came after countries reported an increase in arrivals of migrants at the levels that could be compared to 2015 when more than 1 million people entered Europe.

A federal judge has granted the Biden administration a five-week delay to end far-reaching asylum restrictions, writing in upper-case letters that he was doing so “WITH GREAT RELUCTANCE.” In Washington, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan acknowledged in his brief order Wednesday that attorneys for asylum-seeking families didn’t object to the delay and that the administration wasn’t challenging his decision, just asking for time to prepare. The Trump-era policy denying migrants rights under U.S. and international law to request asylum on public-health grounds of preventing spread of COVID-19 is now set to end Dec. 21.

In two volatile spots in the occupied West Bank, Israel has installed robotic weapons that can fire tear gas, stun grenades and sponge-tipped bullets at Palestinian protesters. The robots, perched over a crowded Palestinian refugee camp and in a flashpoint West Bank city, use artificial intelligence to track targets. Israel says the technology saves lives — both Israeli and Palestinian. But critics see it as another step toward a dystopian reality in which Israel fine-tunes its open-ended occupation of the Palestinians while keeping its soldiers out of harm’s way. The new weapon has inflamed tensions in the West Bank as unrest rises in what has been the deadliest year since the U.N. started tracking fatalities in 2006.