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Oregon Police Accused Of Misconduct In White Supremacist Investigation

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times David Joseph Pedersen wanted to start a white supremacist revolution, so he came up with a plan to massacre Jews in the Pacific Northwest in hopes of inspiring copycats. Pedersen got caught before he could carry out such an attack — but not before he and an accomplice killed […]

August 5, 2014

Congress Boosts Funding As Investigation Of VA Widens

By Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — Stepping up Congress’ efforts to root out misconduct at the Department of Veterans Affairs, lawmakers Thursday moved to boost funding for a nationwide investigation into whether VA employees covered up long waits for medical care and authorize subpoenas of VA officials to produce records and appear at a […]

May 22, 2014

Guantanamo Judge Investigates Claims Of FBI Misconduct In 9/11 Case

By Richard A. Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau FORT MEADE, Md. — The military judge in the Sept. 11 conspiracy case signaled Tuesday he may order FBI agents to describe their secret investigation into whether members of the defense teams for al-Qaida leader Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and others illegally leaked a “manifesto” written by the alleged 9/11 […]

April 15, 2014

Franken Calls For Oversight Of Ratings Agencies

With world markets suddenly sagging under the weight of the Standard & Poors downgrade of Treasury bonds last Friday, Senator Al Franken (D-MN) is disturbed by the monopolistic power of the ratings agencies – and still determined to curb their abuses, as he tried to do last year with an amendment to the Dodd-Frank banking […]

August 8, 2011