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Report: Navy Yard shooter lied about previous arrest, debts

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Navy Yard shooter lied about a previous arrest and failed to disclose thousands of dollars in debts when he applied for a security clearance in the Navy. Then federal investigators dismissed the omissions, and made one of their own — deleting any reference to Aaron Alexis' use of a gun in that arrest. The gaps in his record eventually allowed him to work in the...

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