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Many federal employees with sensitive jobs found on cheating site

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. government employees with sensitive jobs in national security or law enforcement were among hundreds of federal workers found to be using government networks to access and pay membership fees to the cheating website Ashley Mad ...

CA Gov. Jerry Brown plans to take farms by eminent domain for water tunnels

State contractors have readied plans to acquire as many as 300 farms in the California delta by eminent domain to make room for a pair of massive, still-unapproved water tunnels proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown, according to documents obtained by opponen ...

Ruling allowing college athletes to form unions thrown out

CHICAGO (AP) -- The National Labor Relations Board on Monday blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players to form the nation's first college athletes' union, dealing a blow to a labor movement that could have transformed amateur ...

EPA now admits they released 3M gallons of contaminated water into Animas River

FARMINGTON -- Officials from the Environmental Protection Agency said Sunday that the Gold King Mine discharged an estimated 3 million gallons of contaminated water, three times the amount previously believed. The mine continues to discharge 500 gall ...

The ethanol mandate: More is less

As the Environmental Protection Agency reviews the latest blending mandate that could increase corn ethanol in gasoline next year, practicality must outweigh politics. And on matters practical, the clamorous ethanol lobby is running on empty. Simply ...

Bobby Jindal strips state Medicaid funds from Planned Parenthood

[caption id="attachment_9048" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]BATON ROUGE, La. (UPI) -- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal cut state Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood on Monday because recent videos of employees appearing to discuss ...

Detroit Council Working to Offer Municipal ID to Illegal Aliens, Homeless

Immigrants, homeless people and others in Detroit who struggle to obtain a government-issued photo ID could soon get a Detroit municipal ID, City Council members and other officials announced this morning. Documents the Secretary of State requires fo ...

Anniston councilman charged with harassment over Confederate flag comments

Anniston City Councilman David Reddick was arrested Wednesday and charged with harassment, according to records of the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office. The arrest stemmed from a dispute between Reddick and the owner of a barbershop on Bynum Leatherwo ...

Feds say ID protector LifeLock violated $12M settlement

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government says identity theft protection company LifeLock spent years violating a $12 million settlement for misrepresenting the protection it provides for customers. Four years after LifeLock paid the eight-figure settlemen ...

Why is the Government Buying 52,000 Rounds of Ammo for Hoover Dam?

In a move that's prompting questions about the stockpiling of weapons by the federal government's nonmilitary agencies, the Bureau of Reclamation wants to buy 52,000 rounds of ammunition for use in law enforcement at Hoover Dam and Lake Mead. After l ...


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