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A former lead salesman for Abu Dhabi-based shipbuilder Privinvest on Monday asked a New York federal judge to let him out on bail following his indictment over alleged involvement in a $2 billion bribery and investor fraud scheme, saying a $20 million bail package with 24/7 private security would ensure he shows up in court.
Alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammad has urged the D.C. Circuit to review his military commission case for a second time, arguing it needs to resolve a messy situation keeping a military appeal in limbo, as well as address alleged conflicts involving the judge in his case.
BAE Systems Inc. announced Tuesday that a U.S. Department of Defense combat support agency has re-upped the company’s contract for video analytics, training and intelligence support with a $250 million task order.
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider reviewing a foreign government-owned entity's legal fight with what is reportedly Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office, allowing it to file a petition arguing that U.S. courts have no power to enforce criminal laws against foreign sovereigns.
The FBI agents union on Tuesday urged elected leaders to end the federal spending impasse, arguing that crucial investigations in such areas as terrorism, cybercrime and child trafficking languish as agents go without pay or money to spend on field operations.