So usafacts.org was checking the user-agent headers to decide whether to send the latest data or not. I changed to a valid, but old, Mozilla user-agent string and now get the latest updates with wget. Amazing the fuckery that goes on behind the scenes. All this time my scripts were failing because of this shit.
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