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Gay Rights Groups Seek Order on Employer Bias

NATIONAL | By Sam Hananel | Jan 24
Gay rights advocates are renewing their push for President Barack Obama to sign an executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against gay employees.

Senator warns against $1B deal with Blackwater

CORPORATE | By Anne Flaherty | Mar 5
A senior Senate Democrat said Thursday the Pentagon should consider barring Blackwater, now called Xe Services, from a new $1 billion deal to train Afghan police because of "serious questions" about the contractor’s conduct.

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