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Rating Action: Moody’s assigns B1 to DynCorp Intl’s planned 1st lien facilities, Caa2 to 2nd lien notes; unsecured notes affirmed at Ca

Rating Action: Moody’s assigns B1 to DynCorp Intl’s planned 1st lien facilities, Caa2 to 2nd lien notes; unsecured notes affirmed at Ca Global Credit Research – 13 May 2016 Approximately $1.16 billion of rated debt affected New York, May 13, … Continue reading

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U.S. Court Grapples with Abu Ghraib Torture Question: Who Was Responsible—the Torturers or U.S. Military?

U.S. Court Grapples with Abu Ghraib Torture Question: Who Was Responsible—the Torturers or U.S. Military? Friday, May 13, 2016 Major General Geoffrey Miller testifies at Abu Ghraib congressional hearing, 2004 (photo: Alex Wong, Getty/AFP) By Larry O’Dell, Associated Press RICHMOND, … Continue reading

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Torture is not a policy choice

Torture is not a policy choice May 11, 2016 By Zachery Morris Twelve years after horrific photos surfaced of U.S. soldiers torturing Iraqi civilians at Abu Ghraib prison, torture remains headline news. Disturbingly, the focus of this public conversation has … Continue reading

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Iraq embassy security firm still missing top staff

Iraq embassy security firm still missing top staff The Australian May 16, 2016 12:00AM Anthony Klan Journalist Sydney https://plus.google.com/110790254144288601738 Former Australian special forces soldier Sun Mckay with Malcolm Turnbull in Baghdad in January. The private security company in charge of … Continue reading

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HK tycoons ‘own but don’t control’ Wilson Security

HK tycoons ‘own but don’t control’ Wilson Security The Australian May 12, 2016 12:00AM Ben Butler Margin Call columnist Melbourne HK billionaires Raymond and Thomas Kwok. The Department of Immigration says Hong Kong billionaire Raymond Kwok and his brother Thomas, … Continue reading

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Shooting at Australian embassy in Baghdad: contractor shot dead

Shooting at Australian embassy in Baghdad: contractor shot dead May 13, 2016 – 6:25PM David Wroe, Lindsay Murdoch On the ground in Iraq Mosul is shaping as the decisive battle in the war against Islamic State. Defence correspondent David Wroe … Continue reading

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Ferrovial CFO says no ‘access’ to Broadspectrum’s Manus, Nauru profits

Ferrovial CFO says no ‘access’ to Broadspectrum’s Manus, Nauru profits May 5, 2016 Jenny Wiggins Infrastructure Reporter Ferrovial CFO Ernesto Lopez Mozo says the Spanish group’s “big feet” will help Broadspectrum expand. Photo: Jenny Wiggins Spanish infrastructure group Ferrovial is … Continue reading

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G4S boss heralds positive first quarter

G4S boss heralds positive first quarter G4S has more than 623,000 employees worldwide Credit: Tom Parker/OneRedEye   Rhiannon Bury 9 May 2016 • 9:41am The boss of security company G4S has hailed a positive start to the year after the firm … Continue reading

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Inmates shifted from Serco after home brew, assault incident

Inmates shifted from Serco after home brew, assault incident LAWRENCE SMITH/FAIRFAX NZ Kohuora was opened a year ago. Some of its residents are now receiving Government hospitality at Paremoremo. Inmates accused of being drunk on home brew and assaulting prison … Continue reading

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White Helmets NGO: A “Rescue and Assist” Operation under Guise of Human Rights

White Helmets NGO: A “Rescue and Assist” Operation under Guise of Human Rights By Brandon Turbeville Global Research, May 13, 2016 Activist Post 10 May 2016 With the recent events surrounding hospital bombings (real and imagined) in Aleppo, growing attention is now … Continue reading

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