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US Secret Service to undergo ethics training

US Secret Service to undergo ethics training

U.S. Secret Service agents will be getting ethics training following a prostitution scandal in Colombia.
About 100 agents will take part in two days of training this week near Washington. The Secret Service had scheduled training for 20 agents, but it expanded the program after allegations that 12 of its agents hired prostitutes in Cartagena days before President Barack Obama arrived in the country for a summit.
The Secret Service is charged with protecting the president and those close to the presidency.
The Secret Service has also announced new conduct rules for its agents, including prohibiting them from drinking excessively or bringing foreigners to their hotel rooms.