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Halliburton Faces French, U.S. Probes

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Halliburton Faces French, U.S. Probes

Halliburton Faces French, U.S. Probes

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Accusations surface in France that Vice President Dick Cheney's old company paid bribes to secure business overseas. The allegations center on a Halliburton subsidiary, and date back to Cheney's years at Halliburton. In Washington, defense officials call for an audit of Halliburton's gas-pricing practices in Iraq, where it is the main U.S. contractor. NPR's Peter Overby reports.

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