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Officials deliver incorrect information to Congress
A review of terrorism statistics from the Justice Department shows officials have given Congress slightly incorrect information.
That is the conclusion of an inspector general’s report released Thursday.
It says Justice reported in 2009 that 512 people had been charged with terrorism or terrorism-related crimes for six years after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. But the audit showed 544 people actually were charged during that time period. Justice also reported that 319 people had been convicted or had pleaded guilty to terrorism or related crimes during that time. The audit showed 324.
The inspector general says nothing was significantly overstated or understated but Justice needs to do a better job.
A Justice spokesman says the department is committed to making sure investigations and casework related to terrorism are reported accurately.
Designer to rush production of first lady’s DNC dress
Want a dress like the one first lady Michelle Obama wore at the Democratic convention?
Designer Tracy Reese says she’s rushing to make dresses.
The designer says she was planning the dress for a later season, but it’s being rushed through the production cycle so “more people can get their hands on it sooner.”
And she says the first lady’s nail polish — a purple-gray gel polish called “vogue” from Artistic Nail Design — was a great accessory.
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