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Bush hammers House on surveillance bill

Feb 17, 2008 President Bush harshly criticized Democratic House leaders on Friday and charged that they left the country more vulnerable to terrorists after failing to pass legislation updating the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance…

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US arrests 4 suspects in China espionage cases

Feb 12, 2008 A former Chinese-American engineer at Boeing was arrested Monday for allegedly stealing corporate trade secrets related to the Space Shuttle and other aerospace programs and turning them over to China. Dongfan "Greg"…

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US executions hit 13-year low: report

Dec 20, 2007 The number of executions in the US in 2007 reached the lowest level in 13 years, according to the 2007 year-end report issued by the Death Penalty Information Center (DPIC) on Tuesday. DPIC reported that there were 42…

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SEC Stirs Opposition on Shareholder Move

Nov 28, 2007 Federal securities regulators appear primed to allow companies to bar shareholders from access to ballots for board elections, a move that major pension funds and governance advocates say could make corporations less…

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Court Criticizes Mass. Immigration Raid

Nov 28, 2007 BOSTON-A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by immigrants arrested in a factory raid, saying their constitutional rights were not violated - though it noted that government bungling…

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Senate panel to weigh telecom eavesdropping immunity

Nov 12, 2007 The US Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to decide this week if a bill to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) will grant immunity from prosecution to telecommunications companies that assisted in…

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