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Dick Cheney Tells NBC: 'I'd Do It Again in a Minute'

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The former vice president denies that the CIA tortured and says Bush knew everything all along.

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FEMA Ups Its Game in Sussing Out Phony Aid Claims

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GAO reports Hurricane Sandy-related improper payments are down compared with those for Katrina.

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Video: Sketch Comedy Show Plays Off Stereotype of TSA Agents as 'Listless'

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Key & Peele mock airport security in al Qaeda bit on their show.

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The Humane Interrogation Technique That Works Much Better Than Torture

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Confessions are four times more likely when interrogators adopt a respectful stance toward detainees and build rapport, a study finds.

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Tom Coburn: The Senate-Stalling Republican No One Hates

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Cruz and Coburn have both blocked bills and slowed adjournment. So why does one have so many enemies and the other so few?

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A Complicated Land Transfer Saga Simmers in North Carolina

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Local leaders in Raleigh want to transform a former state psychiatric hospital campus into their own “Central Park." But a deal has been hard to reach.

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Is price reasonableness really unreasonable?

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Bid and proposal expert Bob Lohfeld offers a warning and advice about how the government applies price reasonableness and cost realism rules, and how often a low price can just get lower.

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OPM, State Dept. Employees Sent Home as Several D.C. Agencies Experience Power Outage

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No one injured in small fire at OPM headquarters.

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A green alliance

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Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan., promote propane autogas transit fleet

Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kan.,

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American Systems wins $15M T&E option

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American Systems has won a $15 million option to provide technical and engineering services to the Navy.

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Boeing wins $67.8M contract to upgrade P-8A Poseidon aircraft

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Boeing has won a $67.8 million contract to upgrade the Navy’s P-8A Poseidon aircraft.

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Salient Federal wins $2.2M in task orders to support mass notification system

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Salient Federal Solutions has won three task orders totaling $2.2 million to support the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic.

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Four promoted from within at Ambit Group

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The Ambit Group has made four internal promotions as part of its overall strategy to change the way government services are delivered.

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What makes patriots perpetrators of torture?

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CIA employees “are among the best and brightest our nation has to offer,” CIA Director John Brennan said last week. That’s true. It’s also true that some of them committed torture.

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Infoscitex wins $98M contract to provide technologies, R&D capabilities

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Infoscitex Corp. has won a $98 million contract with the Air Force to provide aerospace systems technologies and simulation-based research and development capabilities.

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Contractor CEO Pleads Guilty to 20-Year Fraud of USAID

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Billions of dollars of overbilling found in Iraq, Afghanistan reconstruction.

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First POST: Mood Slime

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The Sony email leak reveals the MPAA's campaign against Google; how Uber is lobbying in local markets; mapping the #MillionsMarchNYC; and much, much more.

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Pan-African Whistleblowing Platform AfriLeaks Launched

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In 2007, WikiLeaks received and published documents revealing corruption and misconduct perpetuated by the former Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi and his family.

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Modern communications

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New public safety radio system for Macon-Bibb County, Ga., will be used by more than 1,200 public safety personnel

New public safety radio system for Macon-Bibb

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Pace of change as a metaphor for full-stack design

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Bringing Out the Best in the Executive Ranks

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President Obama says the SES is key to making government smarter and faster.

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Can’t recycle cats

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Recycle Clean Phoenix program helps minimize contamination

Recycle Clean Phoenix program helps minimize contamination

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Light up the night

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Showpiece Lincoln, Neb., pedestrian footbridge connects Pinnacle Bank Arena and Haymarket Park

Showpiece Lincoln, Neb., pedestrian footbridge connects Pinnacle B

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Janice Haith: US Navy Starts to Adopt Shared IT Services

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Janice Haith, deputy chief information officer for the Navy Department, has said the U.S.

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Data.gov Offers Guide for Agencies to Publicly Share Raw Data

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The Data.gov website has a new information source for U.S. government agencies that want to share their public data sets through the federally-run portal.

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UK Government is "Undermining Progress Towards the UN's New Sustainable Development Goals"

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How is the UK doing an increasing its resilience and sustainability?

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Green Growth Strategies for Environmentally Sustainable Cities

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The contemporary urban lifestyle is driven by awareness about sustainability, thanks to the advent of the internet, new technology, and the widespread concern about disturbing the ecological equilibri

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Lagos in 2015: Planning for the Coming Year

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It is hard to describe what will transpire in Lagos next year because of the upcoming elections both in Lagos state and across Nigeria, leaving a sense of uncertainty until a new governor is elected.

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Four short links: 15 December 2014

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Defense spending bill would put mental-health experts on discharge boards

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Military personnel facing less-than-honorable discharge would have their cases reviewed by at least one mental-health professional under the defense-spending bill that Congress sent to President Oba

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Rick Holgate: FITARA Would Prompt IT Governance Adjustment at Component Agencies

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A measure in the recently-passed 2015 National Defense Authorization Act would trigger changes in the oversight of information technology spending at federal agencies and their components, Federal Ti

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Senate Passes $560B 2015 Defense Authorization Bill

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The Senate has voted to pass the $559.2 billion negotiated version of the defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2015, appropriating $495.5 billion for Defense Department base funds and $63.7 bi

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Congress OKs Bill to Encourage Public-Private Cybersecurity Collaboration; Sen. Jay Rockefeller Comments

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Congress has passed a cybersecurity bill that would empower the National Institutes of Standards and Technology to coordinate with industry to develop infrastructure protection standards, GovInfoSecu

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U.S. to See More Urban Farming in 2015 as Economics Improve, Consumer Demand Increases, and More Incentives are Added

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Urban agriculture is expected to maintain strong growth in the United States in 2015 as cities and states provide more incentives, more start-up farmers enter the field, smaller operations improve the

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Are Startups Causing Inequality?

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Earlier this week Richard Florida published on article on CityLab talking about the relationship between tech innovation (in cities) and inequality.

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Three Promising Pathways to Finance Sustainable Cities

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Sustainable, accessible, thriving cities are within our reach.

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Report: $1T Spending Bill Ready for President Obama’s Signature

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A $1.1 trillion government-funding bill was approved by the Senate in a 56-40 vote Saturday and is now headed to the White House for a presidential signature, Reuters reported Sunday.

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Agencies Mold Regulations around ‘Voluntary’ Cyber Standards

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Coast Guard, NHTSA and FDA are adapting the NIST framework for boat owners, car companies and medical device manufacturers.

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'Religious Freedom' or a 'License to Discriminate'?

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Michigan may soon become the 20th state to pass a religious freedom law. Critics say such laws open the door to discrimination.

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Maryland Develops New Tool to Curb Drunk Driving

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A new app help drivers estimate their blood alcohol concentration and resources for ways to get home safe.

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What I Took Away From The Operation Cleaver (#OpCleaver) report

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By Bob Gourley

If you track cyber security you have no doubt heard of the recently published report by Cylance titled Operation Cleaver.

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New York Police Union Members to Mayor De Blasio: Don't Attend My Funeral

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The mayor's support for the Eric Garner protests hasn't sit well with law enforcement.

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Be a Tourist in Your Mother City

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I had the pleasure of co-leading a series of design-orientated life skills tours with the crew from LiveDesignTours and a group of forty senior high school learners.

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Dogpatch Destination: Pier 70 is San Francisco's Center for Redevelopment

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In the early 1900’s, the Dogpatch district was considered San Francisco’s industrial city-center with over 18,000 people working at Pier 70 daily.

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Urban Life: Then Came December

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I am up and out this Sunday morning before the vendors at Eastern Market. Only the crepe and doughnut guys have began constructing their tents as I take a seat at the coffee shop and begin to write.

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Nonprofit Spinoff Looks to 'Bring Detroit Back' Via Food Entrepreneurship

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As the sustainable agriculture movement has flourished in the United States, so has the need to support the local food movement in concrete and productive ways.

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Senate Approves Massive Spending Measure

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Action means most agencies will get full fiscal year funding.

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Senators Strike Deal to Vote on Spending Measure

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After a long day of bickering, the two parties have agreed to vote on the massive "CROmnibus" Saturday night.

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No Credit Card Needed for Community Access Bikeshare in Ontario, Canada

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Summer 2013 saw the birth of a new breed of bikesharing: Community Access Bikeshare, or CAB, located in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

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Senate Buys Time for Spending Negotiations

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Members approve a short-term continuing resolution to avert a shutdown.

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