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The Jackson Sun
IG: Prosecutor improperly leaked 'Fast and Furious' memo
An internal Justice Department inquiry found that a former Arizona federal prosecutor improperly disclosed information to a reporter related to a botched Mexican gun-trafficking investigation in an attempt to "undermine'' a Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives agent who went public with his criticisms of the gun case.
Sun May 19, 2013
Arson Probe Joined by Atf
Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson said Sunday a task force has been formed to find the people behind the burning of five cars on Front Avenue and Broadway in the Historic District early Saturday.
Mystery only deepens around West Texas explosion: Blast compared to Oklahoma City
Authorities have revealed the latest details of the ongoing investigation into what caused a fire and explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas last month.
Sat May 18, 2013
International Business Times
Texas West Fertiliser Plant Blast Cause Unknown but Arson not Ruled out
A Texas Public Safety official walks past the site of a housing complex which was destroyed by a deadly fertilizer plant explosion West, near Waco A month of investigations into a fire that triggered a deadly explosion at a Texan fertiliser plant has left authorities none the wiser as to the cause.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Business of Gun Sales and Politics
In the aftermath of the gut-wrenching massacre of 20 elementary school children and six adult staff members, last December, at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in ways big and small Americans' cultural views on guns have remained the same.
Post and Courier
Lawyer: ATF agents seized guns today from banker Christopher Lathama s Sullivana s Island home
Federal agents removed guns from the Sullivan's Island home of banker Christopher Latham today in connection with a protective order issued to his estranged wife, according to one of her attorneys.
God, guns and America
While training as a playwright, I was taught that any gun brought onstage must go off.
Data Management Key To Federal Open Data Policy
The CIOs of federal agencies are assessing the full scope of a White House executive order, introduced May 9, that requires agencies to make government data available in open, machine-readable formats.
ATF agents conducting sting let man leave store with gun
A Journal Sentinel investigation uncovered mistakes and failures in an undercover sting in Milwaukee's Riverwest neighborhood by the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives stolen guns, sensitive documents lost, wrong people charged and a burglary of the sting storefront.
AirWatch Expands Series A with $25 Million Investment from Accel Partners
"Accel Partners and Insight Venture Partners recognize the massive potential of this space, and we are excited to partner with the best growth investors from both coasts" The AirWatch platform, featuring industry-leading mobile device management and application management, also incorporates the most secure content management solution.
Thu May 16, 2013
Guns Across the Border: How & Why the U.S. Government Smuggled Guns into Mexico
As the topic of gun control remains a hot topic in the news, Guns Across the Border: How and Why the U.S. Government Smuggled Guns into Mexico documents how the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives ran a series of "gun walking" sting operations that failed to stop Mexican gun smuggling cartels and even aided their efforts.
West, Texas Blast Was Caused By an Arsonist, Electical Short or Golf Cart, Officials Say
The Morning News broke the news this morning that officials had narrowed the cause of last month's deadly West, Texas fertilizer plant explosion to one of three things: a golf cart, an electrical short, or criminal activity.
Cause of West Fertilizer Blast Ruled "Undetermined"
Investigators have completed their investigation at the site of the fertilizer plant explosion in West.
Filibuster Mania Hits the Labor Department
In recent months, we've already seen the first-ever filibuster of a cabinet nominee and a filibuster of a CIA nominee.
Paramedic Indicted On Federal Charge
While there has been no links to the blast at West Fertilizer Company, a former West paramedic who responded to the call was indicted earlier this week by a federal grand jury on a weapons charge.
Feds to reveal results of West blast investigation
A 7 p.m. curfew is still in effect in parts of West, TX where streets resemble a battle zone and a still mysterious blast is to blame.
Officials to announce results into probe of Texas plant explosion that killed 14
Federal and state officials say they're poised to announce findings of their investigation into a deadly Texas fertilizer plant explosion that killed at least 14 people.
Wed May 15, 2013
No evidence bomb caused Texas fertilizer blast
Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms and Explosives investigators have so far found no evidence that a bomb caused last month's deadly explosion at a West, Texas, fertilizer plant, law enforcement officials told NBC News on Wednesday.The news comes ahead of a Thursday press conference at the site in which officials from the ATF will discuss their ... (more)
AG Holder slams Issa's conduct as 'unacceptable and shameful'
Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday lashed out at Rep. Darrell Issa , calling his conduct "unacceptable and shameful." In a tense moment at a House Judiciary Committee hearing, Holder clashed with the lawmaker who led the successful vote in the House finding the nation's top cop in contempt of Congress.