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CIA Report on Interrogation Expected Today; After Call From Senator's Office, Small Hawaii Bank Got U.S. Aid; Social Security Audit Finds Dead People Getting Checks

POSTED: 10:45 AM ET, 07/ 1/2009 by Sarah Fitzpatrick

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CIA Report on Interrogation Expected Today Washington Post
The Justice Department is expected to release an internal CIA report on the agency's secret detention and interrogation program during the Bush administration.

After Call From Senator's Office, Small Hawaii Bank Got U.S. Aid Washington Post
Sen. Daniel K. Inouye's staff contacted federal regulators last fall to ask about the bailout application of an ailing Hawaii bank that he had helped to establish and where he has invested the bulk of his personal wealth.

Social Security Audit Finds Dead People Getting Checks McClatchy
The Social Security Administration has continued to pay millions of dollars in benefits to dead Americans, and other elderly U.S. residents are at risk of losing badly needed aid because they're improperly recorded as deceased, federal investigators warn in a new report.

U.S. Pursues Firms With Ties to North Korea Reuters
The United States said Tuesday that it had cracked down on companies involved in North Korea's missile program and in purchases of equipment that could be used in a nuclear weapons program.

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Two States Restrict Firms' Gifts to Doctors WSJ($)
Former CIA Officer in Algeria Charged With Sexual Assault WaPo
Records:Tension Between Agency's Fired IG and Officials WaPo
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By Sarah Fitzpatrick |  July 1, 2009; 10:45 AM ET The Daily Read
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