Category: Politics

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More Data to Be Withheld from Database of Physician Payments

A new problem has emerged with the federal government's Open Payments system, which is supposed to go live Sept. 30 and disclose payments to physician...
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Lerner’s Blackberry destroyed as Congress probed IRS targeting of Tea Party taxpayers

The Internal Revenue Service destroyed the Blackberry of Lois Lerner, the former Director of Exempt Organizations, when Congress was investigating the...
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China’s Cyber Attacks Tied to U.S. Companies, Contractors and Gov’t Systems

U.S.-China tensions have risen recently over suspicions of Chinese nationals infiltrating U.S. company computer systems. In late May, the U.S. Justice...
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Draghi asks Euro governments to do more, as ECB reiterates stand

The European Central Bank, according to its president Mario Draghi, is reassuring the European Union that it is ready to put in more money to stimulat...
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Calm returns to Ferguson, National Guard leaving

Gov. Jay Nixon ordered Thursday the withdrawal of the Missouri National Guard from Ferguson as calm returned to the St. Louis suburb's streets after d...
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Swap of Gitmo detainees for Bergdahl illegal, says GAO

The release of five Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo Bay prison in exchange for kidnapped Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in May was illegal, the Government ...
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MO governor orders curfew in Ferguson after new clashes

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and ordered a midnight to 5 a.m. curfew in Ferguson on Saturday to prevent clashes between prote...
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Lawyer calls indictment of Gov. Perry ‘political abuse of court system’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry and his lawyer on Sunday defended the former's action to veto funding for an ethics agency that led to his indictment for allege...
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The Militarization of U.S. Police Forces

The militarization of police in Ferguson, Mo., is part of a national trend. The war on terror has helped transform local police forces around the coun...
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Calls for calm from Obama, curfew from follow new violence in Ferguson

President Barack Obama called for calm on the streets of Ferguson, a suburb of St. Louis, on Thursday following Wednesday night's violent clashes betw...