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2006-06-28 17:03:42

By Kevin Drawbaugh WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. House of Representatives Democrats said on Wednesday they plan to introduce legislation to revive a government effort to regulate hedge funds that was blocked last week by a court. Massachusetts Rep.

2006-06-27 12:36:53

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Albert

2006-06-25 16:14:40

By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House appears to be leaning toward allowing a secret federal court to look at its controversial warrantless wiretaps, a reversal of previous policy, a top Republican senator said on Sunday. Sen.

2006-06-25 12:25:39

By Diane Bartz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House appears to be leaning toward allowing a secret federal court to look at its controversial warrantless wiretaps, a reversal of previous policy, a top Republican senator said on Sunday. Sen.

2006-06-23 17:49:50

By Jim Christie SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Privacy rights advocates pressed a U.S. judge on Friday to allow their lawsuit against AT&T to go forward, charging the telecommunications giant is breaking the law by helping a U.S. government eavesdropping program.

2006-06-23 11:47:40

By Patricia Wilson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With Iraq looming over critical U.S. congressional elections this year and the 2008 presidential campaign, some Democrats are beginning to be less fearful of the party split over the war. While President George W.

2006-06-22 19:23:10

MIAMI (Reuters) - The FBI and other U.S. law enforcement agencies made arrests on Thursday as part of an terrorist-related investigation, U.S. prosecutors in Miami said.

2006-06-22 14:41:18

By Steve Holland and Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is waging an aggressive campaign -- complete with a debate prep book, high-level meetings and daily updates -- to persuade U.S. congressional Republicans to stand firm with President George W.

2006-06-21 17:06:14

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration will have to explain why it thinks it can ignore or overrule laws passed by Congress in a hearing next week, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter said on Wednesday.

2006-06-08 12:51:34

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney on Thursday defended himself against accusations by a leading Republican senator that he worked to thwart Senate plans to make telephone executives testify at a hearing about a U.S. domestic spying program.


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aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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