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6 Animal Look-alikes Of The World Cup

The players and coaches have been channeling their inner spiritual animal this year.

06/19/2014

The U.S. Secret Service is seeking software that can identify top influencers and trending sets of social media data, allowing the agency to monitor these streams in real-time – and sift through the sarcasm.  (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Secret Service Were Assigned To Protect Assistant Of Agency’s Director During Dispute With Neighbor

Members of a Secret Service special unit responsible for patrolling near the White House were pulled off that assignment over at least two months in 2011 to protect the assistant of the agency’s director while she was engaged in a dispute with a neighbor, according to a report in The Washington Post.

05/12/2014

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro did not mention Jim Wyss during a four-hour televised speech. (Getty Images)

American Reporter Held By Venezuelan Authorities

Miami Herald journalist Jim Wyss was detained by Venezuelan authorities while reporting on politics and the chronic shortages in the South American country.

11/09/2013

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Former Informant Suing US For Abandoning Her

A former confidential informant working for the United States in Colombia claims in a lawsuit that the U.S. government abandoned her when she got into legal trouble for her undercover operations, and she wound up spending three years in a Colombian jail.

10/21/2013

Secretary of State John Kerry's trip to Colombia and Brazil this week builds on efforts to deepen relations with Latin America, but he can expect a curt reception from the two U.S. allies after reports that an American spy program widely targeted data in emails and telephone calls across the region. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Post-NSA Leaks, Kerry Likely To Receive Chilly Reception During Visit To Brazil, Colombia

Secretary of State John Kerry’s trip to Colombia and Brazil this week builds on efforts to deepen relations with Latin America, but he can expect a curt reception from the two U.S. allies after reports that an American spy program widely targeted data in emails and telephone calls across the region.

08/11/2013

President Barack Obama walks to Marine One surrounded by members of the US Secret Service as he departs Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., on March 5, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Suspended Secret Service Agent Hints Other Government Agency Employees Hire Prostitutes

A Secret Service agent involved in a Colombian prostitution scandal hints that employees in other U.S. government agencies have been involved in such conduct.

05/09/2013

A Christian group's annual report on religious liberty found that nearly 100 million were persecuted for their beliefs worldwide in 2012. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)

Report: 100 Million Christians Persecuted Worldwide, North Korea Worst Offender

The annual “Open Doors World Watch List” survey of Christian religious liberty finds that 2012 was a very hostile year of persecution for more than 100 million Christians worldwide.

01/10/2013

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Military Personnel Not Facing Criminal Charges In Secret Service Prostitution Scandal

The Associated Press has learned that seven Army soldiers and two Marines are receiving administrative punishments, but are not facing criminal charges, for their part in the Secret Service prostitution scandal in Colombia this year.

07/18/2012

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Key House Figure Refuses Meeting With Prostitute

The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee is refusing to meet with a Colombian prostitute involved in the U.S. Secret Service scandal.

05/14/2012

President Barack Obama, surrounded by Secret Service agents, walks away after a visit to the Port of Tampa on April 13, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Secret Service Agents To Get Ethics Training Following Prostitution Scandal

U.S. Secret Service agents will be getting ethics training from professors at Johns Hopkins University following a prostitution scandal in Colombia.

05/01/2012

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