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2006-01-01 01:45:00

Data swept up by the U.S. National Security Agency's controversial eavesdropping on communications between the United States and overseas has been sent to sister federal agencies for cross-checking with other databases, The Washington Post reported on Sunday.

2005-12-21 18:02:29

By Thomas Ferraro and Adam Entous WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Prodded by a majority of the U.S. Senate, Republican leaders on Wednesday stepped up efforts to resolve an impasse over key provisions of the anti-terrorism Patriot Act set to expire in 10 days.

2005-12-21 16:20:11

By Thomas Ferraro and Adam Entous WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A majority of the U.S. Senate opposed Republican leaders on Wednesday by supporting a temporary extension of key provisions of the USA Patriot Act, which President George W. Bush wants permanently renewed as part of his war on terrorism.

2005-12-19 19:55:57

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A key Republican senator asked Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito on Monday about President George W. Bush's domestic spying order and whether war gives the president a blank check when it comes to civil liberties.

2005-12-19 12:41:19

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President George W. Bush said on Monday he presumed a Justice Department leak investigation was underway into who disclosed a secret NSA eavesdropping operation.

2005-12-17 14:52:50

By Caren Bohan and Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush defended a secret order he signed allowing for eavesdropping on people in the United States, as he fought on Saturday for the renewal of the anti-terror USA Patriot Act.

2005-12-17 13:08:40

By Caren Bohan and Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush defended a secret order he signed allowing for eavesdropping on people in the United States, as he fought on Saturday for the renewal of the anti-terror USA Patriot Act.

2005-12-16 12:52:58

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators, demanding increased protection of civil liberties, defied President George W. Bush on Friday and blocked legislation to renew the USA Patriot Act, a centerpiece of his war on terrorism.

2005-12-13 18:43:18

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Corporation for Public Broadcasting's inspector general found no evidence in correspondence that White House adviser Karl Rove or other White House officials tried to influence the hiring of the group's new leader, according to a letter released on Tuesday.

2005-12-13 17:30:28

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales traveled to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to increase pressure on legislators to renew the USA Patriot Act and warned that letting the measure expire would hurt law enforcement efforts against terrorism. The U.S.


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