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Topic - Scott Anderson
For political scientists, and especially academics, intelligence is the dark angel of foreign affairs, eager to topple governments and betray other persons — including allies — through stealth and lies. Oh, perhaps. The chronicles of spookdom certainly brim with case histories of chicanery.
Hill Air Force Base could face millions of dollars in fines for failing to report 60 pounds of mercury that leaked in 2007, was cleaned up by untrained workers using everyday vacuums and stored in plastic containers around the base for years.
A whistleblower claims that officials at Utah's Hill Air Force Base failed to report a massive mercury spill in 2007 and instead ordered untrained workers to remove the hazardous material with vacuum cleaners. The base could now face millions of dollars in fines.
A Wisconsin man who left his Presbyterian ministry in California more than 20 years ago after telling his congregation that he is gay was welcomed back into the church leadership on Saturday as its first openly gay ordained minister.
Oklahoma defensive captain and leading tackler Travis Lewis will miss up to eight weeks with a broken bone in his left foot, leaving the Sooners without one of their best defensive player for a few crucial early season games.
The threat of the first downgrade of U.S. government debt - for decades considered the safest investment in the world - came as a jolt to some in Washington last week, but financial markets foreshadowed the move for months.
He speaks of "a labyrinth of information firewalls — deceptions, in a less charitable assessment."
Base officials have until April 2 to respond to a notice of violation sent by the Utah Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste, agency director Scott Anderson said Wednesday.