Aerospace & Defense

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Latest News in Aerospace & Defense

  • October 20, 2017

    Order Blocking Travel Ban Extended By Hawaii Judge

    A Hawaii federal judge on Friday extended a temporary restraining order blocking much of the Trump administration’s third travel ban by converting it into a preliminary injunction, saying he would not stay his ruling for the Department of Justice’s anticipated appeal.

  • October 20, 2017

    Army Only Looked At 10% Of $455B In Irregularities, Says GAO

    An investigation into more than $455 billion in unsupported accounting entries in the Department of the Army’s general fund covered just 10 percent of the entries' total value, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Friday.

  • October 20, 2017

    IBM FCA Suit Over Emergency Program Settles Before Trial

    A whistleblower suit against IBM Corp. over $50 million in allegedly false claims for federal grant funds meant for a public safety project in Cook County, Illinois, settled just days ahead of its scheduled trial in Illinois federal court, according to court records.

  • October 20, 2017

    FBI Sued Over Negligence In 1994 Shooting By Informant

    The FBI is to blame for the 1994 murder of a man shot in a case of mistaken identity because the agency failed to properly monitor the illegal activities of its cooperating witnesses, according to a suit filed Friday in Massachusetts federal court.

  • October 20, 2017

    Food Aid Shipping In Need Of Reform, GAO Official Testifies

    The law that requires 50 percent of the cargo ships that carry U.S. food aid to be U.S.-flagged vessels has led to increased costs for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Agency for International Development, a Government Accountability Office official told a Senate committee Thursday.

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