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News Minute: Here is the latest New Mexico news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. MDT

MCALLEN, Texas (AP) - Politicians and advocates are flocking to the U.S.-Mexico border to visit immigration detention centers and turn up the pressure on the White House amid a growing uproar Monday over the Trump administration policy of separating immigrant children from their parents. Hundreds of children are being held in chain-link enclosures at an old warehouse in South Texas.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Authorities have identified a man fatally shot by Albuquerque police after an armed robbery and pursuit and his female accomplice who was arrested. Police say 47-year-old Richard Rivera who shot Saturday in a supermarket parking lot following the robbery of a cellphone store and later died at a hospital. Police say 39-year-old Jennifer Rael of Albuquerque is being held on suspicion of aiding and abetting armed bank robbery and using a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) - Reports say radioactive contamination was found on a worker's hands and other places at a nuclear weapons lab in New Mexico _ the latest safety lapse at the facility. The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board says a crew had to be decontaminated because of the discovery at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The Santa Fe New Mexican also says contamination was found on the crew's protective clothing. The lab said the pipefitters did not receive a measurable dose of radiation.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A private jet once owned by Elvis Presley that has sat on a runway in New Mexico for nearly four decades is back on the auction block. The online auction site IronPlanet announced this week that plane with red velvet seats had returned the market after its current owner bought it last year for $430,000.

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