Clarice Silber, The Associated Press

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    Texas sending another 1,000 National Guard troops to border

    Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Friday that he will send another 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border while accusing Congress of failing to take action on the growing humanitarian crisis.