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2006-03-12 11:48:05

By Patricia Wilson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats have seized on the collapse of the Dubai ports deal to buttress their case that George W. Bush is an incompetent president unable to get the job done at home or abroad.

2006-03-11 12:25:00

U.S. President George W. Bush said on Saturday he was disappointed and saddened by the arrest on felony theft charges of Claude Allen, his former top domestic policy adviser.

2006-03-10 17:43:59

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers said on Friday they would press ahead to reform how the government reviews foreign acquisitions even after Dubai Ports World gave up management of some U.S. port terminals it recently bought.

2006-03-01 16:28:08

By Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush's slumping popularity is stirring election-year anxiety among some Republicans taken aback by his failure to head off tempests such as dispute over an Arab company's plans to take over key U.S. port operations.

2006-03-01 15:38:29

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There has been no decision yet to delay a scheduled Senate vote this month on a bill threatening China with steep U.S. tariffs on its exports if Beijing does not revalue its currency, a spokesman for one of the two Senate sponsors of the bill said on Wednesday.

2006-02-23 18:50:09

By Susan Cornwell and Caroline Drees WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush, under fire from Congress for letting a state-owned Arab firm acquire terminal management at six major U.S.

2006-02-23 20:35:00

President George W. Bush, under fire from Congress for letting a state-owned Arab firm acquire terminal management at six major U.S. ports, would accept a slight delay in implementing the deal, a senior White House adviser said on Thursday.

2006-02-23 16:27:30

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush would accept a slight delay in permitting Dubai Ports World to acquire a British company that operates six key U.S. ports, senior White House adviser Karl Rove told Fox News.

2006-02-15 14:43:30

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Sen. Arlen Specter said on Wednesday the asbestos compensation bill he is co-sponsoring is "very much alive" and that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist told him there would be another vote on it.

2006-02-15 13:31:33

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Sen. Arlen Specter said on Wednesday the asbestos bill he is co-sponsoring is "very much alive" and that Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist told him there would be another vote on it.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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