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IG says visa security can't be verified

By Mark Tapscott | 09/19/14 03:17 PM

IG says visa security can't be verified

Department of Homeland Security officials can't say if their program to keep foreign terrorists and criminals from getting U.S. visas is working, according to a government watchdog.
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Impatient American Legion wants crooked Veterans Affairs managers fired

Impatient American Legion wants crooked Veterans Affairs managers fired

By Mark Flatten | 09/19/14 12:29 PM

Veterans' group tired of waiting for someone at VA to get fired for cooking the books to hide delays.
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Feds spend $167 million, audit $150K

Feds spend $167 million, audit $150K

By Sarah Westwood | 09/19/14 05:00 AM

Of the $167 million the Denali Commission accepted in grant funds between 2011 and 2013, the inspector general’s office monitored the spending of just $150,000.
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House GOP: Commerce 'ambushed' whistleblower interview

House GOP: Commerce 'ambushed' whistleblower interview

By Luke Rosiak | 09/18/14 10:29 AM

"Commerce Department officials showed up uninvited to a transcribed interview with a Census Bureau employee and put her in a position where she was forced to risk retaliation," according to a joint House committee report.
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Guatemalan violence may spark new wave of illegal immigration to the U.S.

Guatemalan violence may spark new wave of illegal immigration to the U.S.

By Richard Pollock | 09/18/14 05:00 AM

Mauricio Lopez Bonilla, Guatemala's interior minister, has vowed to stop the new round of violence that intensified last month.
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State Department spent millions on six towers nobody wants in Afghanistan

State Department spent millions on six towers nobody wants in Afghanistan

By Mark Tapscott | 09/18/14 07:00 AM

Six communication towers were built in Afghanistan at a cost to U.S. taxpayers of more than $6.5 million, despite the fact that the Pentagon didn't want them and Afghan officials couldn't use them.
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