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  • Outrage Over Taxpayer-Funded Soccer Field For Guantanamo Inmates

    Outrage Over Taxpayer-Funded Soccer Field For Guantanamo Inmates
    A soccer field planned for Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba has many New Yorkers up in arms after learning they would be funding it -- while their own neighborhoods are sorely lacking quality facilities. Congressman Peter King, Chairman of the...
  • 3 Secret Service Agents Refuse Polygraph in Prostitution Scandal

    3 Secret Service Agents Refuse Polygraph in Prostitution Scandal
    WASHINGTON, DC -- Three of the 12 Secret Service agents involved in the Colombia prostitution scandal refused to cooperate with authorities and submit to a polygraph test, according to House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King, R-New York....
  • Senate broadening Secret Service probe after prostitution scandal

    Senate broadening Secret Service probe after prostitution scandal
    A Senate committee will expand its probe into the U.S. Secret Service this week following a scandal involving prostitutes in Colombiain advance of a recent trip by the president. The Homeland Security Committee will send the Secret Service "some...
  • Secret Service members refuse polygraph

    Secret Service members refuse polygraph
    Three of the 12 Secret Service agents involved in the Columbian prostitution scandal refused a polygraph test, and were among the first to be forced out of the agency, according to House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King. Representative King...
  • Escort in Secret Service scandal: 'They are idiots'

    Escort in Secret Service scandal: 'They are idiots'
    The woman at the center of the  U.S. Secret Service  prostitution scandal embraced her notoriety and spilled colorful details Friday about alcohol flowing like water and Secret Service agents dancing on a bar. Dania Londono Suarez is the escort who...
  • Al Qaeda Airliner Bomb Plot Foiled by Saudi Secret Agent

    Al Qaeda Airliner Bomb Plot Foiled by Saudi Secret Agent
    WASHINGTON -- The agent who penetrated al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and returned from Yemen with the group's new "airline bomb" was always under Saudi control and was not a double-agent, two sources briefed by Saudi counterterrorism officials have...
  • Hearing Scheduled on Secret Service Prostitution Scandal

    Hearing Scheduled on Secret Service Prostitution Scandal
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Senate Homeland Security Committee has scheduled a public hearing on the prostitution scandal involving U.S. military and Secret Service agents in Colombia. The hearing will take place May 23, Sen. Joe Lieberman, the committee...
  • Dead Dog Among Security Breaches at Newark Airport

    Dead Dog Among Security Breaches at Newark Airport
    A Department of Homeland Security report released Monday revealed TSA, the Transportation Security Administration, was not funneling enough information about security breaches at Newark Airport and five, other facilities to a national operations center....
  • House members to TSA: You will inspect all inbound air cargo, right?

    House members to TSA: You will inspect all inbound air cargo, right?
    Several House lawmakers want to know if the Transportation Security Administration is backtracking on plans to screen 100% of cargo placed on international passenger flights to the United States. In a letter to TSA Administrator John Pistole, the...
  • Passenger's 'Suspicious Behavior' Forces US Airways Flight To Divert To Maine

    Passenger's 'Suspicious Behavior' Forces US Airways Flight To Divert To Maine
    A passenger who claimed to have a device surgically implanted inside her triggered the security scare that led to the diversion of a North Carolina-bound jetliner Tuesday, a leading congressman's office said. Doctors aboard U.S. Airways Flight 787...
  • Passenger's Implant Claim Triggers Flight Diversion

    Passenger's Implant Claim Triggers Flight Diversion
    BANGOR, Maine -- A passenger who claimed to have a device surgically implanted inside her spurred authorities to divert a North Carolina-bound jetliner to Maine on Tuesday, federal officials said. Doctors aboard US Airways Flight 787 examined the woman...
  • Debate From Astoria To Cairo: Will Egypt Now Become Islamist State?

    Debate From Astoria To Cairo: Will Egypt Now Become Islamist State?
    Cairo, Egypt is more than five thousand miles away from Astoria, Queens, but the outcome of Egypt’s first, democratic, presidential election was resonating on Steinway Street Monday.   The newly-elected President is Mohammed Morsi, who was the...