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Veteran Kills Himself in Parking Lot of V.A. Hospital on Long Island

  on August 25, 2016 in News with 0 Comments
A 76-year-old veteran committed suicide on Sunday in the parking lot of the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center on Long Island, where he had been a patient, according to the Suffolk County Police Department.

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New Details Show How ‘Swinger’ Army General’s Double Life Cost Him His Career

  on August 24, 2016 in News with 2 Comments
Army Maj. Gen. David Haight, Army Ranger, decorated combat veteran and family man, held a key post in Europe this spring and a future with three, maybe four stars. He also led a double life: an 11-year affair and a “swinger lifestyle” of swapping sexual partners that put him at risk of blackmail and espionage, according to interviews and documents.

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Do Identity Monitoring Services Work?

  on August 24, 2016 in News with 1 Comment
Victims of data breaches often get free access to identification protection services. But is that enough?

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98 Things Facebook Knows About You

  on August 24, 2016 in News with 1 Comment
Say you’re scrolling through your Facebook Newsfeed and you encounter an ad so eerily well-suited, it seems someone has possibly read your brain. How did Facebook know to show this to you?

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Four VA Employees Test Positive For Higher-Than-Average Lead Levels

  on August 23, 2016 in News with 1 Comment
Four employees who work in a Veterans Affairs records office in north St. Louis have tested positive for higher than average levels of lead in their blood, though officials stressed that the measurements still fall within the range that is normal for U.S. adults.

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Is Government Really That Unpopular? The Truth Is Complicated…

By on August 23, 2016 in News with 36 Comments
Is Government Really That Unpopular? The Truth Is Complicated…

A recent Gallup poll found that the US government is the least popular of any major industry in the US, however, the author says that it isn’t quite that simple and further analysis shows something much different.

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House Committee Subpoenas Three Tech Companies in Clinton Email Investigation

By on August 23, 2016 in News with 37 Comments
House Committee Subpoenas Three Tech Companies in Clinton Email Investigation

A House Committee has issued subpoenas to three technology companies whose products were used in conjunction with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server in search of additional information about the security standards used on the system.

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Judge: Fear During Oregon Standoff Not Necessarily Relevant In Conspiracy Case

  on August 23, 2016 in News with 1 Comment
Federal employees from the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and Burns residents can't simply testify about the "subjective fears'' they had during the occupation of the bird sanctuary without an admissible purpose for the evidence, the trial judge told prosecutors Monday.

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Judge Blocks Obama Administration School Transgender Bathroom Policy

  on August 22, 2016 in News with 0 Comments
A federal judge in Texas has issued a nationwide injunction barring federal government agencies from taking action against school districts that don't follow the Obama administration's guidance on transgender bathroom policies in schools.

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Chaffetz Claims FBI Gave Congress Conflicting Documents on Clinton Email Probe

  on August 22, 2016 in News with 0 Comments
House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) says he has a "couple problems" with the documents provided by the FBI from its investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, including several differences between sets of documents in two separate binders.

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