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  1. Pres. Uchtdorf meets with Pres. Obama, reaffirms LDS stance on immigrationRead the original story

    Tuesday | Deseret News

    President Barack Obama meets with faith leaders, including Noel Castellanos, of the Christian Community Development Association in Chicago, far left, and continuing clockwise from the president, Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention in Nashville, Tenn.; Suzii Paynter, executive coordinator, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship in Atlanta; and ... (more)

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  2. Admin Wants to Lift Ban on Airline, Nuke Training in U.S. for LibyansRead the original story

    Yesterday | Free Republic

    Republicans are protesting the Obama administration's plan to lift a 1983 ban on nuclear and aviation training for Libyan nationals in the U.S., noting that the Department of Homeland Security's reasoning didn't mention the Benghazi attack or the responsible terrorist affiliates at work in the country.

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  3. 'Slush fund'? USAID under fire for paying Afghan, other governments to pass lawsRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Fox News

    A U.S. agency whose mission is to foster democracy by providing financial aid to foreign governments is under fire for what some lawmakers charge is blatant political bribery to get foreign officials to pass policies favored by the Obama administration.

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  4. Bribery Diplomacy?Usaid accused of using 'slush fund' to push policiesRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Fox News

    A U.S. agency whose mission is to foster democracy by providing financial aid to foreign governments is under fire for what some lawmakers charge is blatant political bribery to get foreign officials to pass policies favored by the Obama administration.

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  5. Utah Rep. Chaffetz: Probe USAID's Afghan 'Slush Fund'Read the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | News Max

    The chairman of a key House oversight panel is calling for an investigation into whether the U.S. Agency for International Development is using a $175 million "slush fund" to make payoffs to Afghan government officials.

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  6. U.S. secretly built 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | SiliconValley.com

    In this March 11, 2014 photo, a woman uses her cellphone as she sits on the Malecon in Havana, Cuba.

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  7. Chaffetz questions $175 million a slush funda for AfghansRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 13 | Washington Times

    The chairman of a key House oversight panel is calling for an investigation into what he says looks like a $175 million "slush fund" set up by the U.S. Agency for International Development to entice Afghan government officials into embracing Western-style reforms.

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  8. Racing Exempt in Proposed Online Gambling BanRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Blood Horse

    Legislation has been introduced in Congress to amend the 1961 Federal Wire Act to ban all forms of interstate wagering except horse racing.

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  9. Racing exempt in proposed online wagering banRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | ESPN

    Legislation has been introduced in Congress to amend the 1961 Federal Wire Act to ban all forms of interstate wagering except horse racing.

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  10. Bureau of Land Management Seizing 1,000 Cattle from Nevada RancherRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Daily Kos

    The Bureau of Land Management is in the process of seizing 1,000 cattle from rancher Cliven Bundy as a 20-year feud between the two parties finally came to a head this year.

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  11. IRS Scandal Worse In American History- Nixon Got Shut Down Before It...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | North Saint Paul News

    One of several SMOKING GUN emails reveal the truth that shows Louis Learner was directly in the middle of abuse of the IRS and her position should lead to felony charges when combined with other facts of the case.

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  12. Lawmakers to BLM: Sending seized Nevada cattle to Utah 'imprudent and careless'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Deseret News

    Utah's congressional delegation weighed in Thursday on the Bureau of Land Management's proposal to bring cattle seized from a Nevada rancher to the Beehive State for auction.

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  13. 5 Unusual Ways to Gamble Online: Would You 'Buy' a Celebrity?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | MyBankTracker

    Online gambling enthusiasts might need to find a new way to get their betting fix with lawmakers pushing for a ban.

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  14. Holder confirms Petraeus probe still open, amid questions over whether case used as leverageRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Fox News

    Two years after the FBI first began investigating former CIA director David Petraeus, Attorney General Eric Holder confirmed to lawmakers that the case remains open -- amid allegations it is being used as leverage to keep the former general quiet.

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  15. Holder confirms Petraeus probe still openRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Fox News

    Two years after the FBI first began investigating former CIA director David Petraeus, Attorney General Eric Holder confirmed to lawmakers that the case remains open -- amid allegations it is being used as leverage to keep the former general quiet.

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  16. Plan to Allow Libyan Nuclear Scientists to Study in U.S. Draws Fire in CongressRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Science

    ... and the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security. For instance, Representative Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) argued that the newly formed Libyan government cannot adequately assist the United States in vetting visa candidates. "When ...

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  17. Cuban Twitter 'dumb, dumb'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | Southland Times

    ... And secondly, whose bright idea was this anyway?" "That is not what USAID should be doing," Representative Jason Chaffetz (Republican, Utah), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform national security subcommittee, said. "USAID is ...

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  18. Agency accused of covering up misuse of Afghanistan fundsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Marine Corps Times

    Officials from the U.S. Agency for International Development denied reports that they are covering up fraud and abuse of reconstruction funds in Afghanistan, saying that necessary steps are taken to protect American taxpayers' investments there.

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  19. $400,000 for what? State Department's plan to purchase camel sculpture for Pakistan embassy under fireRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 | Alabama Live

    The U.S. State Department's plan to spend $400,000 to buy a sculpture for the new American embassy in Pakistan is drawing more than a little fire.

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  20. House members grill USAID official on money spent in AfghanistanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 6 | UPI

    The U.S. Agency for International Development has spent $17 billion since 2001 to help Afghanistan rebuild itself, but doesn't have enough safeguards in place to ensure the money isn't wasted or used fraudulently, members of a House subcommittee charged Thursday.

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