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2006-08-31 12:44:32

By Tabassum Zakaria SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - President George W. Bush, seeking to fend off growing election-year discontent with the Iraq war, said on Thursday his wars in Iraq and against terrorism were keeping Americans safe. Bush, whose Republican party is fighting to keep control of Congress in November elections, took on his political critics in launching a new campaign to promote his security policies before the fifth anniversary of the September 11 attacks. "If America were...

2006-08-13 08:42:06

By Steve Holland CRAWFORD, Texas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush faced major security challenges on three fronts on Sunday as he prepared to return to Washington after a 10-day working vacation at his ranch. The fighting in southern Lebanon, concerns about whether there are still suspects at large in the British terror plot and the ongoing war in Iraq represented formidable issues facing the president. White House officials were under no illusions that a U.N. Security Council...

2006-08-13 08:31:48

By Steve Holland CRAWFORD, Texas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush faced major security challenges on three fronts on Sunday as he prepared to return to Washington after a 10-day working vacation at his ranch. The fighting in southern Lebanon, concerns about whether there are still suspects at large in the British terror plot and the ongoing war in Iraq represented formidable issues facing the president. White House officials were under no illusions that a U.N. Security Council...

2006-07-27 17:33:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Republican leaders said on Thursday they would hold 21 hearings across the country through August to build support for tough border security measures to curb illegal immigration. House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Hastert of Illinois and Majority Leader John Boehner of Ohio said the hearings would take place in 13 states, including states along the U.S.-Canadian border. "Almost everywhere that I travel around the country, illegal immigration's...

2006-07-27 15:22:49

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Republican leaders on Thursday said they would hold 19 hearings around the country through August to build support for tough border security measures to curb illegal immigration. U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Dennis Hastert of Illinois and Majority Leader John Boehner of Ohio said the hearings would take place in 12 states, including states along the U.S.-Canadian border. "Almost everywhere that I travel around the country, illegal...

2006-07-25 12:38:30

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush and Iraq's prime minister said on Tuesday more U.S. and Iraqi troops will go to Baghdad to try to slow sectarian violence in talks that exposed gaps between them on the Middle East. "God willing, there will be no civil war in Iraq," Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said. Bush, at a joint news conference with Maliki that lacked a great deal of warmth, said those going to Baghdad would be pulled from areas in Iraq...

2006-07-17 16:55:41

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - President Bush has told Mexican President Vicente Fox that the U.S. Congress is unlikely to pass immigration reforms before elections in November, Fox said on Monday. The Mexican president asked Bush about the negotiations in Congress over an immigration overhaul when the two leaders met at the G-8 summit in Russia at the weekend. Bush cautioned that time was running out. "He pointed out that this period is very short, there are only two or three weeks before...

2006-07-17 13:39:52

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - President Bush told Mexican President Vicente Fox the U.S. Congress is unlikely to pass immigration reforms before November congressional elections, Fox said on Monday. The Mexican president asked Bush about Congress' negotiations on immigration when the two leaders met at the Group of Eight summit in Russia during the weekend. Bush cautioned that time was running out. "He pointed out that this period is very short, there are only two or three weeks before...

2006-07-13 17:39:22

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration is sending Congress conflicting signals on how to try foreign terrorism suspects despite earlier calls for Congress to ratify the current system struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court, senators said on Thursday. The White House was grappling with whether to expand legal rights of detainees by basing policies on the U.S. military justice code to satisfy the court, or try to preserve much of President George W. Bush's plan...

2006-07-12 15:58:40

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration, facing a revolt among Senate Republicans over its system for trying foreign terrorism suspects, on Wednesday courted more receptive Republicans on the House side of the U.S. Congress. Most Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee indicated they would back the administration's push for lawmakers to endorse its system of military commissions for terrorism suspects that the U.S. Supreme Court ruled illegal. But...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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