Daily Archives: May 29, 2015

ABRUPT END TO LIFELONG JOURNEY; A young man driven by adventure and family dies suddenly while working in Iraq.

[Translate] EPILOGUE: TOMMY MCNEELEY LOCAL ABRUPT END TO LIFELONG JOURNEY; A young man driven by adventure and family dies suddenly while working in Iraq. Tampa Bay Times By ANDREW MEACHAM TIMES STAFF WRITER 28 May 2015 On the still-ascending arc … Continue reading

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Salvos sue over $9.5m bill for detention work

[Translate] Salvos sue over $9.5m bill for detention work The Australian Financial Review By Marianna Papadakis 22 May 2015 The Salvation Army is suing the Commonwealth for almost $10 million in unpaid bills for welfare services provided at offshore detention … Continue reading

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G4S Boycott Spreads from Europe to America

[Translate] G4S Boycott Spreads from Europe to America FARS News Agency 23 May 2015 TEHRAN (FNA)- The University of Helsinki in Finland has canceled the security contract with private firm G4S over its role in Israel’s prison system, a report … Continue reading

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G4S sacks employee arrested over international human trafficking ring investigation

[Translate] G4S sacks employee arrested over international human trafficking ring investigation Independent Online By Paul Gallagher 26 May 2015 11:38 The man is suspected of being part of a gang smuggling mainly Sri Lankan refugees through security checks onto flights … Continue reading

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DynCorp International; DynCorp International Selected to Support $1.1 Billion TACOM Strategic Service Solutions Equipment Related Services Contract

[Translate] DynCorp International; DynCorp International Selected to Support $1.1 Billion TACOM Strategic Service Solutions Equipment Related Services Contract Defense & Aerospace Week 3 June 2015 2015 JUN 3 (VerticalNews) — By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Defense & Aerospace … Continue reading

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Justin Pope was shot and killed in Iraq in 2009 — his family is still trying to figure out who pulled the trigger

[Translate] Justin Pope was shot and killed in Iraq in 2009 — his family is still trying to figure out who pulled the trigger  Far from home By Ryan Felton @RyanFelton13 Courtesy photo Justin and Ashley Pope. click to flip … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court Closes the Books on Civil False Claims Act Cases and Takes Issue with the First to File Rule

[Translate] The Supreme Court Closes the Books on Civil False Claims Act Cases and Takes Issue with the First to File Rule posted on: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court in Kellogg Brown & Root v. … Continue reading

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US Supreme Court decides landmark False Claims Act case resolving unsettled statute of limitations and first-to-file bar questions

[Translate] US Supreme Court decides landmark False Claims Act case resolving unsettled statute of limitations and first-to-file bar questions Arent Fox LLP USA May 27 2015 The US Supreme Court on Tuesday decided a closely watched False Claims Act (FCA) … Continue reading

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Whistleblowers dodge disaster in Supreme Court’s KBR decision

[Translate] Alison Frankel Whistleblowers dodge disaster in Supreme Court’s KBR decision By Alison Frankel May 27, 2015 Tags: SCOTUS The military contractor Kellogg Brown & Root Services won at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, when the justices ruled unanimously … Continue reading

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America Is Locking Its Poor in Debtor’s Prisons to Fund Police

[Translate] Locking people in jail for being poor is unconstitutional and indefensible. (photo: Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images) America Is Locking Its Poor in Debtor’s Prisons to Fund Police By Corrina Regnier, Guardian UK 29 May 15   Local courts and municipalities … Continue reading

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