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2009-09-02 10:20:00

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2006-04-12 17:36:20

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The government has backed down in at least one battle over the Patriot Act by dropping a gag order imposed on a library that refuses to reveal a reader's borrowing habits. The library, thought to be Connecticut, is resisting an FBI request to produce the records of one of its patrons because the agency refuses to identify the threat posed by the person. The library sought to tell its story but was bound to secrecy under a former provision of the Patriot Act,...

2006-03-09 20:19:18

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush signed a renewal of the USA Patriot Act on Thursday, hailing it as vital to the war on terrorism, but a key congressional critic said it lacked adequate safeguards for civil liberties. Passage had been blocked for months by a battle with Congress over how to balance Americans' right to privacy with a need to foil security threats in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks that gave rise to the original Patriot Act....

2006-03-07 20:21:54

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A White House-backed bill to bolster protection of civil liberties under the anti-terror USA Patriot Act won final congressional approval on Tuesday from the U.S. House of Representatives. The 280-138 vote followed Senate approval last week of the bill and a related House-passed measure to renew the 2001 Patriot Act, a centerpiece in President George W. Bush's war on terrorism. Bush intends to sign both into law. Most Democrats in the...

2006-03-07 19:58:56

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A White House-backed bill to bolster protection of civil liberties under the anti-terror USA Patriot Act won final congressional approval on Tuesday from the U.S. House of Representatives. The 280-138 vote followed Senate approval last week of the bill and a related House-passed measure to renew the 2001 Patriot Act, a centerpiece in President George W. Bush's war on terrorism. Bush intends to sign both into law. Most Democrats in the...

2006-03-02 18:11:00

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Capping months of partisan wrangling, the U.S. Senate gave final congressional approval on Thursday to renewing the USA Patriot Act, which expanded the government's power to track down foes in the war on terrorism. A day after passing a related bill to better protect civil liberties under the act, the Senate endorsed the overall measure 89-10. It next goes to President George W. Bush to sign into law. The House of Representatives passed it in...

2006-03-02 15:45:14

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Capping months of partisan wrangling, the U.S. Senate gave final congressional approval on Thursday to renewing the USA Patriot Act, a centerpiece of President George W. Bush's war on terrorism. A day after passing a related bill to better protect civil liberties in this war, the Senate approved the renewal measure on a 89-10 vote. It next goes to Bush to sign into law. The House of Representatives passed it in December. First enacted after the September 11...

2006-03-02 15:36:28

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Capping months of partisan wrangling, the U.S. Senate gave final congressional approval on Thursday to renewing the USA Patriot Act, a centerpiece of President George W. Bush's war on terrorism. A day after passing a related bill to better protect civil liberties in this war, the Senate approved the renewal measure on a 89-10 vote. It next goes to Bush to sign into law. The House of Representatives passed it in December. First enacted after the September 11...

2006-03-01 16:38:57

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a White House-backed bill to better protect civil liberties in the USA Patriot Act, clearing the way for anticipated renewal of the anti-terrorism law. Enacted shortly after the September 11 attacks as a centerpiece of President George W. Bush's war on terrorism, the Patriot Act expanded the power of the government to obtain private records, conduct wiretaps and secret searches and share information. On...

2006-03-01 13:57:03

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a White House-backed bill to better protect civil liberties in the USA Patriot Act, clearing the way for anticipated renewal of the anti-terrorism law. Enacted shortly after the September 11 attacks as a centerpiece of President George W. Bush's war on terrorism, the Patriot Act expanded the power of federal authorities on such fronts as conducting wiretaps and secret searches. On a vote of...


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