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Yazidi Survivor Warns Islamic State Will Repeat Orlando

A Yazidi woman who survived the massacre of her family and sexual enslavement by Islamic State jihadists told a Senate panel that the terrorist group’s ideology motivated the recent massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, predicting that “there will be more.”

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Senate Panel Chair Blasts VA IG For Retaliating Against Whistleblowers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The chairman of a Senate governmental affairs panel blasted the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Inspector General (OIG), charged with protecting and encouraging federal employees to come forward with allegations of personnel wrongdoing, for retaliating against whistleblowers.