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2014/10/23 05:06
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Luke Grossman makes $6 an hour and he’s proud of it. At the YMCA in Norfolk, Virginia, where he washes towels, the boss is nice and the coffee’s free. As for his salary, “that’s my business,” he...
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2014/10/23 04:22
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FBI representatives met with USA Swimming officials this summer to discuss potential violations associated with child exploitation matters, according to a bureau letter sent to a prominent Bay Area...
2014/10/22 23:53
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President Barack Obama proudly signed the law that repealed the Pentagon’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, freeing lesbian, gay, and bisexual Americans (although not trans people) to openly serve in the...
2014/10/22 22:29
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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: Oct. 21 The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, Mississippi, on easing Ebola...
2014/10/22 22:15
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Lockheed Martin Challenges Contract to Raytheon Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT) on Wednesday said it had filed a formal protest with the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) challenging the Air...
2014/10/22 20:45
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WASHINGTON -- The Federal Reserve was aware of risky practices at JPMorgan Chase as early as 2008 but failed to follow up for more than three years until those risks had snowballed into the company's...
2014/10/22 19:43
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Gwinnett Republicans are gearing up for their second annual chili cook-off set for this Saturday, Oct. 25, in Lawrenceville. “This year’s theme is ‘All Fired Up’ because Gwinnett Republicans are...
2014/10/22 18:27
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NASA will continue its plans to send astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) using U.S. commercial contractors by 2017 despite a contract protest filed days after the initial...
2014/10/22 18:00
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The 2014 wastebook includes a detailed look at how federal employees collect full paychecks while on so-called administrative leave. And it offers dozens of quick hits on taxpayer-funded studies and...
2014/10/22 11:57
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Monkeys taught how to gamble and play video games. People paid to watch grass grow. Swedish massages given to rabbits. Half of $1 million spent on a video game that is now helping terrorists train...
2014/10/22 11:19
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Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) testifies on Capitol Hill on June 10 before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing regarding Social Security and disability benefits. (Charles...
2014/10/22 10:43
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Medical devices, whether an insulin pump inside a diabetic’s body or a diagnostic scanner in a hospital, come seeded with cybersecurity vulnerabilities that are becoming more widely known every...
2014/10/22 09:16
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As the world’s nuclear monitor tries to prevent weapons-grade material getting into the wrong hands, its determination to keep its methods secret is raising concerns among analysts that it may be...
2014/10/22 04:20
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More than a dozen lucky rabbits were given Swedish massages four times a day, courtesy of U.S. taxpayers, as part of a study to figure out whether massage can help recovery times after strenuous...
2014/10/22 01:36
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BBC News - Debt campaigners tear up student loans For a better experience on your device, try our mobile site. BBC navigation Share this page An activist group in the United States has been...
2014/10/22 00:20
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A scathing government accountability report issued Tuesday shows that the State Department has fallen far short of meeting congressional standards for assessing the threat of Iran in Latin...
2014/10/21 21:44
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A bipartisan group of 15 senators has written to the Internal Revenue Service urging the agency to do a better job of preventing tax refund fraud using stolen identities. In a letter Monday to IRS...
2014/10/21 20:12
2014/10/21 20:12
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FTC's newest techie, a NOAA staffer indictment and more bad news for USIS FTC hires Pulitzer-winning technologist Ashkan Soltani, an expert on the intersection of privacy and technology and a...
2014/10/21 19:15
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Reasons to Lift the Oil Export Ban It is time to lift the oil export ban. The boom in U.S. oil production has to change the mindset about our energy policy to better reflect the realities of today...
2014/10/21 18:27
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Personnel matters are the top reason for employees to be placed on administrative leave for extended periods of time, according to a new Government Accountability Office report. Agencies put extended...
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