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2005-12-29 15:10:00

A Texas golf course, a Nevada tanning salon and an Illinois candy shop were among small businesses that may have improperly received U.S. subsidized loans intended for firms hurt by the September 11 attacks, an internal government watchdog has found.

2005-12-19 13:04:56

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General has sent subpoenas to three financial institutions as part of an investigation of former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Lester Crawford, a source familiar with the probe said on Monday.

2005-11-17 20:42:52

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon's inspector general has agreed to review the prewar intelligence activities of former U.S. defense undersecretary Douglas Feith, a main architect of the Iraq war, congressional officials said on Thursday.

2005-11-10 18:49:03

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The immigration and customs operations of the recently created Department of Homeland Security are inefficient and should be merged, the department's inspector general said on Thursday.

2005-11-08 21:39:23

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon's inspector general has been asked to investigate the prewar intelligence role of a planning office headed by former U.S. defense policy chief Douglas Feith, a main architect of the Iraq war, officials said on Tuesday.

2005-11-05 00:07:07

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kenneth Tomlinson, the head of the federal agency that oversees most government broadcasts to foreign countries such as the Voice of America and Radio Free Europe, is the subject of an inquiry into possible misuse of federal money and the use of phantom or unqualified employees, The New York Times reported on Saturday.

2005-10-06 13:04:17

By Adam Entous WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top officials who managed U.S. reconstruction projects in Iraq have been hired by some of the same big companies that received those contracts and which are now involved in a rush of deals to rebuild after Hurricane Katrina.

2005-09-29 16:45:24

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers requested on Thursday an investigation into the sudden resignation of Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Lester Crawford and whether it was related to potential conflicts of interest from financial holdings.

2005-09-08 15:44:58

NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Airlines, the No. 1 U.S. air carrier, was accused of safety violations in a civil lawsuit seeking over $1 million in fines announced on Thursday by federal prosecutors in Brooklyn.

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Inspector, Chalcostephia flavifrons
2013-07-16 10:56:07

The inspector (Chalcostephia flavifrons), also known as the yellowface, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Africa. Its range includes Angola, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Guinea, Nigeria, South Africa, and Zambia, among many other areas of sub-Saharan Africa. It prefers a habit in tropical and subtropical areas near lakes, marshes, wetlands, swamps, and springs. The total population number and population trends of this species are unknown and it is threatened by habitat loss due to...

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