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Government sues company that handled Snowden vetting

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is stepping into a lawsuit against the company that handled background checks of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden and Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis. The lawsuit alleges that the company, United States Investigations Services, ...

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Federal judge hears arguments in Frederick race bias case

An attorney for Frederick County says there’s no evidence that two deputy sheriffs discriminated against a Salvadoran woman during a 2008 encounter that led to her arrest on an immigration warrant. The attorney made the remarks Tuesday while arguing for ...

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