(Reuters) - The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on Monday upheld portions of a protest filed by vetting firm FCi Federal Inc against a $190 million contract awarded to a unit of U.S. Investigative Services LLC (USIS) earlier this year by the Department of Homeland Security. FCi Federal has filed the protest, arguing that federal fraud charges filed against USIS LLC by the U.S. Justice Department for "dumping" 665,000 background check cases without conducting proper reviews should have disqualified it from winning the contract. ...
By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department is restructuring its national security prosecution team to deal with cyber attacks and the threat of sensitive technology ending up in the wrong hands, as American business and government agencies face more intrusions. The revamp, led by Assistant Attorney General John Carlin, also marks a recognition that national security threats have broadened and become more technologically savvy since the 9/11 attacks against the United States. ...
A potential contribution from Associated Students has drawn some concerns.
A former City of Shasta Lake Councilwoman has been ordered to serve time in a jail outside of Shasta County.
A big rig crashed north of Lakehead Monday, blocking the southbound lanes.
The "Open" sign shines almost as brightly as the rings, necklaces and earrings inside Geralyn Sheridan's Aicora-Gems Jewelry Box on Mangrove Avenue.
Ben Roethlisberger passed for two touchdowns and wide receiver Antonio Brown added another on a gadget play during a dizzying stretch late in the first half, helping the Steelers rally for a 30-23 win over the mistake-prone Texans on Monday.
NCAA president Mark Emmert said Monday there is no talk about allowing compensation for autographs and signed memorabilia.
LeBron James was the star attraction but Kyrie Irving stole the show with 28 points to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 107-98 win against the Chicago Bulls in an exhibition game Monday night at Ohio State.
The San Francisco 49ers could get help sooner than expected following this week's bye because outside linebacker Aldon Smith's nine-game suspension could be reduced for good behavior, league sources confirmed Monday.