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REPORT: Billion Dollar Government Contracts Going to Repeat Health and Safety Code Violators

REPORT: Billion Dollar Government Contracts Going to Repeat Health and Safety Code Violators
The Congressional Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee released a report showing that billions are given every year to federal contractors that have a history of wage and safety violations. Senator Tom Harkin, chairman of the HELP Committee, urged government contractors to more heavily weigh those violations when granting federal contracts.
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Detente Possible as US, Iran Presidents Schedule Meeting

Detente Possible as US, Iran Presidents Schedule Meeting
The presidents of America and Iran may meet briefly next week for the first time, marking a symbolic but significant step toward easing their countries' tense relationship.
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