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VAN HORN, Texas (AP) - President Donald Trump says those responsible for the death one U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent and the serious injury of another will be brought to justice. The president made the comment on Twitter Sunday night amid a series of unrelated tweets. Details about how the agents sustained injuries have not been released. The agency says Agent Rogelio Martinez and his partner were hospitalized Sunday after being hurt while on duty in South Texas. Martinez died at the hospital.

LUFKIN, Texas (AP) - An East Texas woman found incompetent to stand trial in the death of her nephew has remained in county jail eight months after she was committed to a mental health facility. The Lufkin Daily News reports) that Billie Jean Cuttler, charged with capital murder after the body of 3-year-old Mason Cuttler was found in a pond, was ordered to a state hospital to undergo a program to better understand court proceedings.

AMHERST, S.D. (AP) - TransCanada Corp. says the company has sent additional crews and equipment to the site of a 210,000-gallon oil spill from its Keystone pipeline in northeastern South Dakota. TransCanada said Saturday it continues to make progress in its investigation into the cause of the leak on farmland in Marshall County, near the North Dakota border. Company spokesman Terry Cunha says a drainage ditch near the spill was not polluted by the oil.

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded two earthquakes that struck near a central Oklahoma town. Both temblors hit just east of the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond early Sunday. The first quake had a preliminary magnitude of 3.7 and struck at 2:12 a.m. The second quake, with a preliminary magnitude of 2.9, followed soon after, hitting at 2:20 a.m.

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