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"… ive review of its accounting statements from federal auditors. Top defense officials have pressed the military services to work harder and faster, partly in r …"

"… ix separate, antiquated accounting systems, according to the report. Navy officials have not clearly stated why they did not change their process for trackin …"

"… at as of January 2013, no plan was in place to take action. A senior Navy official said in the report that he agreed with the inspector general’s recommend …"

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"… need.” …"

"… obal Hawk] is not operationally effective,” the Pentagon’s top testing official had declared in a blunt May 2011 report about the drones being assembled b …"

"… he gold,” said Gordon Adams, who served as the senior White House budget official for national security from 1993 to 1997 and has studied defense spending a …"

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"… ates, according to federal records.     …"

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"… d has also urged President Barack Obama to “fire” Lois Lehrer, the IRS official at the heart of the scandal about the agency’s treatment of groups apply …"

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"… 32 million in false billing. …"

"… de as a primary defense against health care fraud and abuse. Though agency officials have yet to decide which investigations will be shelved as staff dwindles …"

"… ves by exposing waste and recommending fines or prosecution of wrongdoers, officials said. Wright said that fraud investigations “returned $8 for every dol …"

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"… 2,150-foot-deep, man-made cavern east of Carlsbad, N.M., according to DOE officials. The remote, $1 billion government facility there was carved out of salt …"

"… arger quantities of immobilized plutonium. Kenneth Bromberg, a former DOE official, said he has seen studies asserting that immobilization would cost 20 to 3 …"

"… hen MOX was chosen “as a way to get agreement with the Russians,” U.S. officials believed the arrangement could be “more cost effective.” Not the only …"

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"… o unlikely to achieve its original ambitions that lawmakers and government officials in Washington are on the verge of killing it — even though $3.7 billion …"

"… 000, small amounts of smuggled plutonium were recovered by law-enforcement officials in Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, according to the International …"

"… erties.” Nor has the risk of nuclear terror diminished since then, U.S. officials say. “Two decades after the end of the Cold War, we face a cruel irony …"

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"… ve to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on June 18, a senior administration official said. That was one day after Obama and Russian president Vladimir Putin ha …"

"… one day after Obama and Russian president Vladimir Putin had what several officials describe as a difficult private conversation about nuclear weapons policy …"

"… ssia to move beyond Cold War nuclear postures.” A senior administration official, asked yesterday how rapidly a agreement with Russia about nuclear reducti …"

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"… es, the group did not have to report any of its spending to state election officials. Instead, a watchdog group, Michigan Campaign Finance Network, collected …"

"… ges. One group, Tallahassee-based Restore Justice, only raised $75,000. An official for Americans for Prosperity estimates they spent less than $100,000. Sla …"

"… ked the Chamber to stop running its ads, a request that was ignored. State officials later sued the Chamber over its refusal to disclose who paid for the ads. …"

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"… al charges of theft and fraud, others appear to be perfectly legal: public officials are simply tipping the scales in favor of groups they are associated with …"

"… ent Albany, a group advocating government transparency. Kaehny said public officials in New York have used charities to conduct “widespread looting” of ta …"

"… tes draw such a line. Most laws consider a situation a conflict only if an official derives a direct financial benefit; sending money to your pet project, reg …"

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"… a national conference for PAC professionals earlier this year, a Coca-Cola official even evangelized such programs to "improve your fundraising numbers." Coc …"

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"… bsp;year, giving off a constant cloud of invisible spoliation. As a former official in Houston with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality told the Cen …"

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"… ase of stories by the ICIJ and its media partners across the world, public officials have issued statements, governments have launched investigations, and pol …"

"… is wife’s offshore assets to comply with a Russian law prohibiting state officials from holding their wealth abroad. An offshore company belonging to Shuval …"

"… ´s economics minister, told local journalists.  Colombia’s top tax official, Juan Ricardo Ortega, said ICIJ’s Offshore Leaks stories “without doub …"

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"… rarely punished. In Texas, where activists have clamored for relief, state officials say enforcement efforts helped reduce incidents by 6 percent in the most …"

"… uce incidents by 6 percent in the most recent year of reporting; Louisiana officials cite a 41 percent decrease since 2008. Yet those numbers tell only part …"

"… ’s an “unavoidable” accident. Under law, plant managers must notify officials when accidental releases exceed certain hazardous air thresholds. In Bato …"

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"… llars in merchandise in another venture. After she warned high-level bank officials that the client might be involved in fraud and money laundering, her suit …"

"… tries’ treasuries during their decades in power. Relations between Chase officials and the Shah were so close in the 1960s and ’70s, Henry says, that Chas …"

"… ccount in The Money Launderers, a book by former U.S. Treasury enforcement official Robert E. Powis. In July 1980, a bagman for the ring entered Chase Manhatt …"

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"… ed repeatedly to verify that the contractor’s invoices were accurate, an official in the Defense Department inspector general’s office said. "This has to …"

"… solely on the food contract, was convened to hear from agency and company officials about how a straightforward deal in 2005 to supply food and water to troo …"

"… ompany for the cost of delivering food to the forward operating bases. DLA officials did not seek competition because Supreme “was the only source able to p …"

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"… ook forward to discussing it with Congress in the near future.” …"

"… sh for new sun rooms came from the Africom chief of staff at the time, who officials have described as Air Force Maj. Gen. Michael Snodgrass; he retired as th …"

"… who approved the new construction, according to the report and a Pentagon official. The German government then did the work, which it valued at $200,000, ins …"

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"… hat year, Gibbs and her neighbors held two Environmental Protection Agency officials captive in a ploy to get the president’s attention. It worked. Long be …"

"… age 7 in 1978 from kidney failure. Another day, Kenny was showing health officials her backyard when a bird flew into the creek, sipped some water, and plop …"

"… Are you Lois Gibbs?” reporters asked. Serendipitously, New York health officials were holding a press conference, declaring a state of emergency in Love C …"

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"… 011 testimony to a Senate subcommittee. Moreover, auditors and government officials have repeatedly described the routine use of noncompetitive contracts as …"

"… d the Pentagon to work harder at all aspects of the problems, provoking an official in Kendall’s office to promise in an official response included in the G …"

"… the problems, provoking an official in Kendall’s office to promise in an official response included in the GAO report that it would. …"

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"… n storage bins and weak enforcement by federal agencies. Two federal officials familiar with the case say that the Justice Department is again consideri …"

"… in the case, despite multiple willful violations and what one former OSHA official called "the worst of the worst" cases. The officials now tell NPR that th …"

"… what one former OSHA official called "the worst of the worst" cases. The officials now tell NPR that the Justice Department asked the Labor Department to ag …"

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"… r for Public Integrity. The decision, confirmed to the Center by a Purdue official, will involve terminating its contract with a large outside lobbying …"

"… this week eliminated merit raises for senior administrators and other top officials. Daniels also this month vowed to freeze student tuition for two years. …"

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"… has hired another lobbying firm to represent itself before government officials, new Senate records indicate. The Law Offices of George R. Salem, PLLC, …"

"… chief legal officer at the U.S. Department of Labor and worked as an official on the presidential campaigns of Republicans Ronald Reagan, George H. …"

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"… eeting. Nothing in the EPA’s public record reveals the conflict. Two EPA officials who were there say they cannot recall what Patierno said. Patierno himsel …"

"… PG&E lawsuit but doesn’t know if that work disqualified him. An EPA official said privately said that Costa’s work as an expert witness may have kept …"

"… edge of the relevant facts to question the expert’s ability to carry out official duties without bias or influence.” The handbook offers, as an example o …"

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"… nto question the overall integrity of the entire IRIS database.” An EPA official met with the ACC that June. In the end, the agency sided with industry, co …"

"… , the EPA deleted Rice’s comments from its website. A day later, an IRIS official called Rice to tell her the news. The EPA site today says: “The final r …"

"… ulations, guidance or other relevant requirements in its actions,” an IG official wrote in January 2009. Still, the removal of Rice shone a light on the sy …"

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"… t or impossible to fulfill their mission. ATF declined to make any senior officials available for an interview. But Special Agent George Semonick, a spo …"

"… acting director at the time of the operation, and a top Justice Department official. Two ATF officials in the Phoenix, Ariz., office, where the operation was …"

"… the time of the operation, and a top Justice Department official. Two ATF officials in the Phoenix, Ariz., office, where the operation was headquartered, wer …"

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"… f most of the countries involved to hold anyone accountable. Ranking U.S. officials “bear responsibility for authorizing” violating the rights of those c …"

"… U.S. citizens. The unsigned and undated memo said an informed, high level official could order the death of a ranking terrorist who posed “an imminent thre …"

"… owed in the case of Anwar al-Aulaqi, an American and a high-level al-Qaida official killed by a U.S. missile in Yemen in 2011. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. …"

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"… hout issue, others are returning "filing not available" messages. A Senate official says the Senate is aware of the issue and working to fix it.) …"

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"… suddenly become vulnerable to theft and misuse, Western and Middle Eastern officials say. As part of their preparations for such an event, Western government …"

"… rve agent depots if needed – at least for a short time, U.S. and Western officials say. Washington has decided moreover that the best course of action in t …"

"… use by Hezbollah or other anti-U.S. or anti-Israeli militant groups, U.S. officials fear. This article is based on conversations about international plannin …"

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"… But this time, Friedman suggested the problem was not isolated. A contract official who works both at Y-12 and another “high-security DOE” site told Fried …"

"… and another “high-security DOE” site told Friedman’s staff that the official “had taken similar actions” to share written test materials in advance …"

"… tated.Friedman’s report did not name the second site, but two government officials confirmed it is the sensitive facility known as Pantex, in Amarillo, Tex. …"

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"… g and subjective.But billing practices are facing new scrutiny as Medicare officials and other insurers seek ways to put the brakes on escalating health care …"

"… d wrongdoing and any role in the woman’s dismissal.Boulder City Hospital officials did not respond to requests for comment. However, hospital lawyers allege …"

"… as actually performed.” according to Justice Department records.Medicare officials have not said if they are reviewing records from any individual digital m …"

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