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4 ex-Blackwater contractors appeal convictions in shootings

4 ex-Blackwater contractors appeal convictions in shootings By Eric Tucker, The Associated Press 12:23 p.m. EST February 2, 2016 (Photo: Cliff Owen/AP) WASHINGTON — Four former Blackwater security contractors found guilty in a deadly Baghdad shooting appealed their convictions on Monday, saying a key witness against them … Continue reading

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U.S. Supreme Court rejects human rights suit against Occidental

Mon Dec 14, 2015 9:42am EST UPDATE 1-U.S. Supreme Court rejects human rights suit against Occidental (Adds details on case, paragraphs 3-7) By Lawrence Hurley Dec 14 The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to revive a human rights lawsuit … Continue reading

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Nurses Say Whistleblowing Activity At Iraq Base Protected

Nurses Say Whistleblowing Activity At Iraq Base Protected Share us on: By Jacob Fischler Law360, Washington (January 8, 2016, 8:24 PM ET) — A pair of nurses fought a bid to toss their retaliation suit alleging a health care contractor … Continue reading

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High Court Rejects Discovery Appeal In FCA Kickback Suit

High Court Rejects Discovery Appeal In FCA Kickback Suit Share us on: By Patrick Boyle Law360, Washington (January 11, 2016, 4:14 PM ET) — The U.S. Supreme Court declined again Monday to hear a whistleblower’s plea to overturn an appeals court ruling … Continue reading

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KBR Burn Pit Case Should See Wider Discovery, Court Told

KBR Burn Pit Case Should See Wider Discovery, Court Told Share us on: By Adam Sege Law360, Washington (January 12, 2016, 5:02 PM ET) — A group of soldiers and military base personnel asked Monday for an expanded discovery process … Continue reading

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DynCorp’s Corporate Espionage Suit Tossed Again

DynCorp’s Corporate Espionage Suit Tossed Again Share us on: By Jacob Fischler Law360, Washington (January 14, 2016, 5:23 PM ET) — A Florida federal judge on Thursday dismissed allegations that an AAR Corp. unit stole secrets from DynCorp to improve … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Will Continue to Press Claims against AAR – Federal Investigation into AAR’s Conduct Continues

DynCorp International Will Continue to Press Claims against AAR – Federal Investigation into AAR’s Conduct Continues January 17, 2016 MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– On January 14, 2016, a federal court granted AAR Airlift Group, Inc.’s (“AAR”) Motion to Dismiss DynCorp International … Continue reading

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1st of 9 defendants sentenced in massive Navy bribery case

1st of 9 defendants sentenced in massive Navy bribery case By Julie Watson, The Associated Press 8:31 p.m. EST January 21, 2016 (Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) SAN DIEGO — The first of nine defendants in a massive U.S. Navy bribery case was sentenced … Continue reading

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Federal Court Dismisses DynCorp’s Amended Complaint Against AAR Airlift

Federal Court Dismisses DynCorp’s Amended Complaint Against AAR Airlift PALM BAY, Fla., Jan. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — AAR Airlift Group, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR), announced that the United States District Court for the Middle District … Continue reading

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Twitter Sued by Victim’s Family for Allowing ISIS Accounts

Twitter Sued by Victim’s Family for Allowing ISIS Accounts by Chriss W. Street17 Jan 2016  Newport Beach, CA18 The family of a 46-year-old former Florida Sheriff killed while providing police training in the Middle East has sued Twitter, claiming the … Continue reading

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