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Washington (AFP) — The White House said Friday that it had no plans to raise terror alert levels in the United States, despite Britain’s decision to raise its threat level to “severe.”

“I don’t anticipate at this point there is a plan to change that level,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest said, when asked whether Washington anticipated issuing a similar warning to Americans over a perceived threat from Islamic State operatives.

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, center, shaking hands with former President Trump in El Paso, TX.

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Reprinted with permission from The Texas Tribune

When Gov. Greg Abbott announced last week that Texas would build its own border wall, one of the immediate questions was who would pay for it.

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