Salahi http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/29422/all en US Secret Service chief to retire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/us-secret-service-chief-retire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The head of the Secret Service -- the police agency that protects President Barack Obama -- is retiring, a spokesman said Friday, just months after the elite squad was hit by a sex scandal.</p> <p>Mark Sullivan is "retiring as of the 22nd of February," Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary told AFP, noting he had overseen 23 national security events, including the 2009 inauguration of President Barack Obama.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/us-secret-service-chief-retire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Inauguration of Barack Obama Politics Salahi AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 00:00:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743707 at http://www.globalpost.com US Secret Service chief to retire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/us-secret-service-chief-retire-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The head of the Secret Service -- the police agency that protects US President Barack Obama -- is retiring, a spokesman said Friday, less than a year after the elite squad was hit by a sex scandal.</p> <p>Mark Sullivan is "retiring as of the 22nd of February," Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary told AFP, noting he had overseen 23 national security events, including Obama's inaugurations in 2009 and 2013.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/us-secret-service-chief-retire-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Inauguration of Barack Obama Politics Salahi AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 00:15:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743711 at http://www.globalpost.com Factbox: U.S. Secret Service's reputation dented by embarrassments http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140930/factbox-us-secret-services-reputation-dented-embarrassments <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Secret Service, charged with guarding the lives of presidents, their families and other dignitaries, is considered one of the elite protective agencies in the world but it has had its share of failures and embarrassments in recent years.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140930/factbox-us-secret-services-reputation-dented-embarrassments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Environment Health Labor Law Politics Salahi U.S. state dinner security breaches White House intruders Thomson Reuters Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:31:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6273742 at http://www.globalpost.com