Daily Archives: August 1, 2014

Ex-Blackwater guard says didn’t feel threatened

[Translate] Ex-Blackwater guard says didn’t feel threatened By PETE YOST — Jul. 31, 2014 6:21 PM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) — The defense team in the Blackwater trial attacked the testimony of a key prosecution witness Thursday, telling a jury that … Continue reading

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Airports say TSA makes privatizing security screening a challenge

[Translate] Airports say TSA makes privatizing security screening a challenge Published 1 August 2014 Airport officials described their challenges getting the Transportation Security Administration(TSA) to approve contractors, as part of the agency’s push to privatize more aviation security. The TSA … Continue reading

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US citizen charged with bribing military contracting officials in Iraq extradited to Ohio

[Translate] US citizen charged with bribing military contracting officials in Iraq extradited to Ohio By AMANDA LEE MYERS  Associated Press July 28, 2014 – 5:55 pm EDT CINCINNATI — A federal fugitive accused of bribing U.S. military contracting officials in Iraq … Continue reading

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