Daily Archives: June 17, 2014

Prosecutor details 14 killings in Blackwater trial

[Translate] Prosecutor details 14 killings in Blackwater trial By PETE YOST — Jun. 17, 2014 5:31 PM EDT   FILE – This Sept. 25, 2007 file photo shows an Iraqi traffic policeman inspecting a car destroyed by a Blackwater security … Continue reading

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13 mercenaries get life jail in Liberia

[Translate] 13 mercenaries get life jail in Liberia APANEWS 17 June 2014 APA-Monrovia (Liberia)- All 13 Liberian mercenaries found guilty by a six-man jury at the Criminal Court ‘D’ were on Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment. Criminal Court ‘D’ presiding … Continue reading

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Manus Island inquiry: Staff, contractors lift lid on ‘death trap’ conditions inside immigration detention centre

[Translate] Manus Island inquiry: Staff, contractors lift lid on ‘death trap’ conditions inside immigration detention centre Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News political reporter Naomi Woodley 14 June 2014 Evidence to a Senate inquiry this week has painted a graphic and … Continue reading

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Moody’s assigns B3 CFR to Academi Holdings

[Translate] Moody’s assigns B3 CFR to Academi Holdings Moody’s Investors Service Press Release 11 June 2014 Approximately $440 million of rated debt affected Moody’s Investors Service has assigned initial ratings to Academi Holdings, LLC, including Corporate Family and bank debt … Continue reading

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Justices Seek SG’s Input On KBR War Zone Injury Cases

[Translate] Justices Seek SG’s Input On KBR War Zone Injury Cases By Lance Duroni Law360, Chicago (June 16, 2014, 2:18 PM ET) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday asked the solicitor general to weigh in on two appeals where … Continue reading

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Senators seek update on long-running litigation between Oregon soldiers, KBR

[Translate] Senators seek update on long-running litigation between Oregon soldiers, KBR KBR attorney Geoff Harrison shakes hands with Oregon Guard veteran Aaron St. Clair in November 2012 after jurors awarded the soldiers more than $80 million in damages. (Motoya Nakamura … Continue reading

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Liberia: Re-Trial Argument in Liberia Mercenaries Case, Judge Rules

[Translate] Liberia: Re-Trial Argument in Liberia Mercenaries Case, Judge Rules By Kennedy L. Yangian, 17 June 2014 Monrovia — trial motion pending before him for hearing and determination, Presiding Judge Emery Paye is expected to render Judgment into the guilty … Continue reading

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Federal contract employee reviewed 15,152 security clearances in a month, audit says

[Translate] Federal contract employee reviewed 15,152 security clearances in a month, audit says Inspector general calls rate ‘abnormal’ By R. Jeffrey Smith 3:00 pm, June 16, 2014 o   Headquarters for U.S. Investigations Services Inc., or USIS, in Falls Church, Virginia. … Continue reading

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Prince Strikes Back

[Translate] Volume I, Issue II Prince Strikes Back A Review of Erik Prince’s Civilian Warriors: The Inside Story of Blackwater and the Unsung Heroes of the War on Terror Book Review of Erik Prince’s: Civilian Warriors Navy SEAL Eric Prince, original … Continue reading

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