Daily Archives: June 13, 2016

Gunman Omar Mateen’s employer: ‘We are shocked and saddened’

[Translate] Gunman Omar Mateen’s employer: ‘We are shocked and saddened’ Security company G4S released a statement saying that Orlando, Fla., nightclub gunman Omar Mateen had worked for them for several years. “We are shocked and saddened by the tragic event that … Continue reading

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Omar Mateen Kept On By G4S, In UN Global Compact, Any UNSC Statement?

[Translate] Omar Mateen Kept On By G4S, In UN Global Compact, Any UNSC Statement? By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, June 12 — The killer in Orlando, Omar Mateen, worked since 2007 at private military contractor G4S. A co-worker there … Continue reading

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Gold Coast firm provides bodyguard paramedics to the rich

[Translate] Gold Coast firm provides bodyguard paramedics to the rich May 27, 2016 10:00am Ryan KeenGold Coast Bulletin Troy Claydon and Simon Taylor, of Panoptic Solutions, Health, Safety and Security Services. Photo: Regi Varghese A GOLD Coast military veteran believes … Continue reading

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Our outsourced, shadow state

[Translate] Our outsourced, shadow state Julian Sayarer 11 June 2016 The outsourcing of public services to private contractors has transformed the state. What has gone wrong, why and what can be done?  A review of “Shadow State” by Alan White. Shadow … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Inc. Announces Final Results of Exchange Offer and Expected Closing of Refinancing Transactions

[Translate] DynCorp International Inc. Announces Final Results of Exchange Offer and Expected Closing of Refinancing Transactions June 13, 2016 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DynCorp International Inc. (“DynCorp International”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Tucker Holdings, Inc. … Continue reading

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Northrop Takes DynCorp Contract Row To Fed. Court

[Translate] Northrop Takes DynCorp Contract Row To Fed. Court By Daniel Wilson Law360, Washington (May 16, 2016, 8:00 PM ET) — A Northrop Grumman unit has removed to Virginia federal court a dispute over whether DynCorp overcharged the U.S. Department … Continue reading

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G4S shares slide on Florida gunman link

[Translate] G4S shares slide on Florida gunman link G4S shares fell 4.9% on Monday after it emerged the company had employed Orlando gunman Omar Mateen, who killed 50 people in a Florida nightclub.

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Orlando shooter Omar Mateen not first G4S employee to go on deadly rampage

[Translate] Orlando shooter Omar Mateen not first G4S employee to go on deadly rampage Published time: 13 Jun, 2016 14:00Edited time: 13 Jun, 2016 15:04 Get short URL Investigators work the scene following a mass shooting at the Pulse gay … Continue reading

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Orlando Nightclub Shooting Puts G4S in Spotlight Again

[Translate] Orlando Nightclub Shooting Puts G4S in Spotlight Again U.K.-based security giant that employed Omar Mateen said its vetting had raised no red flags Highway-patrol troopers stand guard near the mass shooting scene in Orlando, Florida, where at least 50 … Continue reading

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Iran steps up recruitment of Shiite mercenaries for Syrian war

[Translate] Iran steps up recruitment of Shiite mercenaries for Syrian war Iran opened a recruiting center in Herat, Afghanistan, last fall and has persuaded – and sometimes coerced – thousands of Afghans to fight in Syria. By Scott Peterson, Staff writer … Continue reading

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