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2006-02-05 16:27:06

By Jackie Frank and Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reut

2006-02-05 11:29:43

By Jackie Frank WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. domestic eavesdropping program targets only people suspected of ties to al Qaeda and there is no broad net cast over Americans' communications overseas, the architect of the effort said on Sunday. Air Force Gen.

2006-01-27 07:55:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than half of Americans approve of the White House's domestic eavesdropping program to fight terrorism, but nearly two-thirds worry that Americans' civil liberties could be threatened by U.S. antiterrorism programs, according to a New York Times/CBS News Poll.

2006-01-26 23:33:07

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush insisted on Thursday his decision to allow spying on Americans' international telephone calls was legal and said he would resist changing laws governing such action if it meant revealing secrets to an enemy.

2006-01-26 23:25:00

More than half of Americans approve of the White House's domestic eavesdropping program to fight terrorism, but nearly two-thirds worry that Americans' civil liberties could be threatened by U.S. antiterrorism programs, according to a New York Times/CBS News Poll.

2006-01-26 14:06:11

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Thursday insisted his decision to allow spying on Americans' international telephone calls was legal and said he would resist changing laws governing such action if it meant revealing secrets to an enemy.

2006-01-23 16:50:19

By Steve Holland MANHATTAN, Kansas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush rejected charges his domestic eavesdropping program was illegal on Monday, while other administration officials said the war on terrorism has made the federal law on electronic surveillance outdated.

2006-01-23 13:36:13

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. intelligence official on Monday said President George W. Bush's warrantless spying program was necessary because the war on terrorism has rendered laws governing electronic surveillance ineffective.

2006-01-22 15:25:00

U.S. surveillance laws should be reviewed and possibly rewritten to allow the type of eavesdropping that U.S. President George W. Bush has been criticized for authorizing, lawmakers from both parties said on Sunday.

2006-01-22 15:20:00

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. surveillance laws should be reviewed and possibly rewritten to allow the type of eavesdropping that U.S. President George W. Bush has been criticized for authorizing, lawmakers from both parties said on Sunday.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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