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Breaking News Headlines: Obama Picks Restructuring Expert to Take Over IRS

by Wochit 0:59 mins

President Barack Obama has chosen John Koskinen, "an expert at turning around institutions in need of reform," to take over an Internal Revenue Service under fire for targeting political groups. Koskinen is a retired corporate and government official with experience managing numerous organizations in crisis President Barack Obama has ordered federal agencies to review safety rules at chemical facilities in response to the deadly April explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant. More than 1,000 people were killed in Iraq in July, the highest monthly death toll in five years, the U.N. said, a grim figure that shows rapidly deteriorating security as sectarian tensions soar nearly two years after U.S. troops withdrew from the country.

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