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House GOP: Commerce 'ambushed' whistleblower interview

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

House GOP: Commerce 'ambushed' whistleblower interview

"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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Delays contributed to patient deaths at veterans' hospital, IG concedes

Delays contributed to patient deaths at veterans' hospital, IG concedes

By Mark Flatten | 09/17/14 07:08 PM

A Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general confirmed that delays in care could have caused deaths at a Phoenix hospital.
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Veterans Affairs IG couldn't see records that didn't exist for dead vets

Veterans Affairs IG couldn't see records that didn't exist for dead vets

By Mark Flatten | 09/17/14 03:58 PM

A government watchdog's claim that delays in care did not "conclusively" cause patients' deaths at a Phoenix veterans hospital is based on medical records that cannot be trusted, the chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee said during a heated hearing Wednesday.
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