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Military brought prostitutes to Colombian hotel

As many as a dozen U.S. service members brought women, likely prostitutes, to their hotel rooms in Colombia and also allowed dogs to soil bed linens and building grounds shortly before President Barack Obama arrived in the country for an April summit, according to a military investigation.


No charges for military in Secret Service sex scandal

Seven Army soldiers and two Marines have received administrative punishments, but are not facing criminal charges, for their part in the Secret Service prostitution scandal in Colombia this year, The Associated Press has learned.


Secret Service Director to Testify That Security Was Not Breached in Scandal

Testimony Wednesday for a Senate committee in Washington will be the director’s first public comments on the prostitution scandal in Colombia last month.


Public hearing scheduled on Secret Service prostitution scandal

The Senate Homeland Security Committee has scheduled a public hearing on the prostitution scandal involving US military and Secret Service agents in Colombia.


Woman in Secret Service Case Regrets Scandal

A woman who says she was the prostitute who triggered the U.S. Secret Service scandal in Colombia on Friday called the agents involved "idiots" for letting it happen, and said that if she were a spy and sensitive information was available, she could have easily obtained it.


White House says Secret Service scandal is no security breach

The White House's top counterterrorism adviser says the Secret Service scandal did not expose weak spots in the president's security.


U.S. Secret Service limits alcohol, hotel guests on trips abroad

Heavy drinking and bringing foreign nationals back to hotel rooms on trips abroad is now banned by the U.S. Secret Service in the wake of a growing scandal over allegations that agents consorted with prostitutes in Colombia this month.


Napolitano:There was no risk to Obama

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told a Senate committee Wednesday that she retains full confidence in Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan in the wake of the alleged prostitution scandal in Colombia that has resulted in nine members resigning or being forced out of the agency.


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