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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...
OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated Press Arrests of illegal migrants along the U.S.-Mexican border have dropped by more than a third since U.S. National Guard troops started helping with border security, suggesting that fewer people may be trying to cross. U.S. Border Patrol agents...
JOHN MORITZ Star-Telegram The decision by state Rep. Brian McCall to challenge fellow Republican Tom Craddick for Texas House speaker could lead to the kind of political brawl that Austin has not seen for more than a generation, several Capitol insiders said Tuesday. McCall, a...
CNN.com The Baath Party, the political movement that ruled Iraq during the Saddam Hussein era, is warning there will be "grave consequences" if former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein is executed. Saying it would hold the United States responsible, a message appeared on al-basrah.net...
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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