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Convenience store owners oppose proposal requiring security guards
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Store owners who attended the meeting said they cannot afford to pay for security guards. "They're missing the point. We have already security guards. The police department is the security guard," store owner Surinder Singh said. "If that money is ...

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Blackwater security guards guilty in 2007 shootings of Iraqis
The Oregonian -
A federal jury returned guilty verdicts for all four former Blackwater security guards charged in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad. The jury in Washington found Nicholas Slatten guilty of first-degree murder, and the three other ...
Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootingsFox News
4 Former Blackwater Security Guards Guilty of Iraq KillingsVoice of America

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Blackwater security guards found guilty in Iraq shooting incident
American Thinker (blog)
Four guards working for the Blackwater Worldwide security group were found guilty in federal court of manslaughter and gun charges stemming from a 2007 incident in Baghdad where they opened fire at a traffic circle killing 14 and wounding 17 - all ...
Four Blackwater Security Guards Convicted of Shooting in Nisour SquareLatin Post
Federal jury returns guilty verdict for Blackwater security guardsJURIST
News Wrap: Former security guards convicted of shooting Iraqis in 2011PBS NewsHour
World War 4 Report -KTIC
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Former Blackwater Security Guards Found Guilty In Iraq Shootings
A federal jury found four former security guards with the company Blackwater guilty in connection with the shooting of dozens of Iraqi citizens in 2007 at a Baghdad traffic circle. That shooting revealed the leeway given outside contractors and became ...

Does Alabama's First Lady have security guards in her bathroom? Pelham ...
She always has at least one security guard with her. "We do not drive in a limousine. We all have black Tahoes," she said. "Is it creepy having guards and stuff watching you while you sleep?" The question elicited a chuckle from Bentley. "I've never ...

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Armed Security Guard Robbed In Hazleton
HAZLETON — An armed security guard is now the victim of an armed robbery in Hazleton. Police are looking for the bandits who stole his gun. Officers are looking for the pair of men who pulled off that robbery Monday night. We learned on Tuesday that ...

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South Korea Concert Organizers Failed to Deploy Security Guards
Wall Street Journal
SEOUL—Police investigating the death of 16 people at a music concert in South Korea said Sunday the event organizers failed to deploy planned security guards, highlighting persistent questions about safety awareness in a country prone to man-made ...

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Wall Street Journal (blog)

Google to Make Security Guards Employees, Rather Than Contractors
Wall Street Journal (blog)
In a move that could reverberate around Silicon Valley, Google plans to hire more than 200 security guards as its own employees, rather than through an outside contractor. The guards will be eligible for the same benefits as other Googlers, including ...
Google to hire its own security guards after contractor relationship winds downSilicon Valley Business Journal
Google to hire its own security guardsSiliconBeat
NBC Bay Area (blog) -SFGate (blog)
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Google To Hire Security Guards As Employees After Wage Protests
Instead of using third-party contracting services, Google will hire more than 200 security guards and give them the same benefits and perks as other Google employees, including retirement benefits, health insurance and parental leave, The Wall Street ...
Under Pressure, Google Gives Security Guards Same Benefits As Other WorkersHuffington Post
Why Google hiring 200 security guards is a big dealNetwork World
Google Plans To Hire Security Guards As Employees, Not ContractorsTechCrunch (blog)
Computerworld -Contra Costa Times
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Jury finds 4 Blackwater security guards guilty in slaying of Iraqi citizens
New Haven Register
FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2007 file photo, an Iraqi traffic policeman inspects a car destroyed by a Blackwater security detail in al-Nisoor Square in Baghdad, Iraq. A federal jury reached a verdict Wednesday in the case of four former Blackwater ...

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