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  • Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton looks into the crowd after a person threw an object at her while speaking during The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries' annual conference at the Mandalay Bay hotel-casino on Thursday, April 10, 2014, in Las Vegas. Clinton, a possible presidential contender in 2016, ducked but did not appear to be hit by the object, and then joked about the incident. Security ushered out a woman who said she threw a shoe but didn't identify herself to reporters or explain the action. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, David Becker)

    Woman accused of tossing shoe at Clinton released

    A Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe some 60 feet toward Hillary Rodham Clinton appeared aware during questioning by U.S. Secret Service agents of the allegation against her, authorities said Friday.


  • Police investigate fake federal agent on MBTA

    The U.S. Secret Service and Massachusetts transit police are looking for a man they say claimed to be a Secret Service agent to avoid paying a commuter rail fare.


  • D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray eventually will have to decide whether to sign or veto the "living wage" bill. Meanwhile, large retailers other than Wal-Mart call the D.C. Council legislation "misguided."
(The Washington Times)

    D.C. mayor expresses 'outrage' over Secret Service road closures

    D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray sent an outraged letter to the U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday complaining that the agency is "paralyzing" city traffic with its frequent road closures.


  • McAllen Police Chief Victor Rodriguez displays dozens of fraudulent credit cards that were confiscated by McAllen police after arresting a man and a woman on fraud charges tied to the December Target credit card breach, Monday Jan. 20, 2014 at the McAllen Police Department in McAllen, Texas. Rodriguez said Mary Carmen Garcia, 27, and Daniel Guardiola Dominguez, 28, both of Monterrey, Mexico, were arrested Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014 after arriving at the border with 96 fraudulent credit cards. (AP Photo/The Monitor, Gabe Hernandez)  MAGS OUT; TV OUT

    2 nabbed at Texas border in credit card fraud case

    Two Mexican citizens who were arrested at the border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy tens of thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise, according to a South Texas police chief.


  • Rep. Patrick running for state superintendent

    State Rep. Andy Patrick announced Wednesday he's running to be South Carolina's next superintendent of public schools.


  • (Screen shot of Deputy Inspector General Charles K. Edwards from http://www.oig.dhs.gov)

    No 'widespread' misconduct in Secret Service hooker scandal - IG

    A year after a high-profile scandal where members of a U.S. Secret Service advance team for President Obama hired prostitutes while in Colombia, an internal investigation has found no widespread problems in the agency, stating that the bad behavior was limited to a few individuals.


  • Secret Service, Diania Suarez illustration

    Missteps, resistance hurt Secret Service sex investigation

    Investigations into the U.S. Secret Service sexual misconduct scandal have been undercut by resistance from a key Democratic senator, missteps by her Republican counterpart and nepotism allegations against an embattled inspector general.


  • Homeland Security Secretary Janet A. Napolitano promised a complete investigation into Secret Service agents' use of prostitutes. Some of her close allies are suspected of pressuring the inspector general to report favorable findings. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

    Napolitano aides probed by Senate in Secret Service's prostitution scandal

    A Senate panel is investigating whether former Homeland Security Secretary Janet A. Napolitano's close allies pushed the department's inspector general to tread lightly in its investigation of the prostitution scandal involving the U.S. Secret Service.


  • Illustration Obama's Libya by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times

    BONGINO: Still no Benghazi answers

    Ten months after the horrific tragedy in Benghazi, Libya, when terrorists attacked the U.S. Consulate and killed four Americans, the administration has given no credible answer to persistent questioning about why units such as the Foreign Emergency Support Team were not activated to save the lives of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, information officer Sean Smith and former Navy SEALs Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty.


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