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Richard B. Schmitt LA TIMES Setting up what could become the first showdown between the Bush administration and the new Democratic Congress, the Justice Department has refused to turn over two secret documents, describing the CIA's detention and interrogation policies for...
Joshunda Sanders AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN An attempted sexual assault at Reagan High School in October has several lawmakers looking to change state laws to keep juvenile sex offenders out of regular classrooms and to more quickly inform teachers and others when sex offenders...
Young Turn to Web Sites Without Rules By BRAD STONE Published: January 2, 2007 SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 1 — Popular Web sites like YouTube and MySpace have hired the equivalent of school hallway monitors to police what visitors to their sites can see and do by cracking down on piracy...
US 'licence to snoop' on British air travellers By David Millward, Transport Correspondent Last Updated: 2:02am GMT 02/01/2007 Britons flying to America could have their credit card and email accounts inspected by the United States authorities following a deal struck by Brussels...
The Private Arm of the Law Some Question the Granting of Police Power to Security Firms By Amy Goldstein Washington Post Staff Writer Tuesday, January 2, 2007; Page A04 RALEIGH, N.C. -- Kevin Watt crouched down to search the rusted Cadillac he had stopped for cruising the...
Iraq govt to probe filming of Saddam hanging By Mussab Al-Khairalla and Alastair Macdonald BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The Iraqi government launched an inquiry on Monday into how guards filmed and taunted Saddam Hussein on the gallows, turning his execution into a televised spectacle...
Legislature has money, options But it must deal with spending cap and prioritizing By PEGGY FIKAC Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Lawmakers expect to have billions more dollars available when they write Texas' next budget, but the interests competing for...
Bob Woodward THE WASHINGTON POST Former president Gerald R. Ford said in an embargoed interview in July 2004 that the Iraq war was not justified. "I don't think I would have gone to war," he said a little more than a year after President Bush launched the invasion advocated and...
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