Report: Lead Investigator Of Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Resigns Over Incident Involving ProstituteThe investigator who led the Homeland Security Department's internal review of a prostitution scandal involving Secret Service agents on assignment in Colombia in 2012 has himself resigned over an incident involving a prostitute in Florida, The New York Times reported.
6 Animal Look-alikes Of The World CupThe players and coaches have been channeling their inner spiritual animal this year.
Report: Secret Service Were Assigned To Protect Assistant Of Agency's Director During Dispute With NeighborMembers 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.
American Reporter Held By Venezuelan AuthoritiesMiami Herald journalist Jim Wyss was detained by Venezuelan authorities while reporting on politics and the chronic shortages in the South American country.
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.
Post-NSA Leaks, Kerry Likely To Receive Chilly Reception During Visit To Brazil, ColombiaSecretary 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.
Suspended Secret Service Agent Hints Other Government Agency Employees Hire ProstitutesA Secret Service agent involved in a Colombian prostitution scandal hints that employees in other U.S. government agencies have been involved in such conduct.
Report: 100 Million Christians Persecuted Worldwide, North Korea Worst OffenderThe 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.
Military Personnel Not Facing Criminal Charges In Secret Service Prostitution ScandalThe 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.
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.
Secret Service Agents To Get Ethics Training Following Prostitution ScandalU.S. Secret Service agents will be getting ethics training from professors at Johns Hopkins University following a prostitution scandal in Colombia.
Prostitution Scandal Reveals Shortage Of Female Secret Service AgentsSecret Service agents are often portrayed in popular culture as disciplined, unflappable, loyal — and male. A spiraling prostitution scandal that has highlighted the dearth of women in the agency that protects the president and dignitaries has many wondering: Would more females in the ranks prevent future dishonor?