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THE INFLUENCE GAME: Lobbyists who aided families of Pan Am bombing victims earn $2 million fee 3.3.2009 Star Tribune: Nation
Bush memos on terrorism are released 3.3.2009 Boston Globe: Nation
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department released a long-secret legal document from 2001 yesterday in which the Bush administration said the military could search and seize terrorism suspects in the United States without warrants.
THE INFLUENCE GAME: Libya case gets lobbyists $2M 3.3.2009 Seattle Times: Politics
Two decades after a bomb blew Pan Am Flight 103 from the skies over Lockerbie, Scotland, the victims' families have finally received the full compensation Libya promised. And a lobbying firm that helped them collect is getting its share: A tidy $2 million.
THE INFLUENCE GAME: Libya case gets lobbyists $2M 3.3.2009 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two decades after a bomb blew Pan Am Flight 103 from the skies over Lockerbie, Scotland, the victims' families have finally received the full compensation Libya promised. And a lobbying firm that helped them collect is getting its share: A tidy $2 million....
THE INFLUENCE GAME: Libya case gets lobbyists $2M (AP) 3.3.2009 Elections
AP - Two decades after a bomb blew Pan Am Flight 103 from the skies over Lockerbie, Scotland, the victims' families have finally received the full compensation Libya promised. And a lobbying firm that helped them collect is getting its share: A tidy $2 million. ...
In memos, officials cite broad power for president (AP) 3.3.2009 Elections
AP - In the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, the Bush administration determined that certain constitutional rights would not apply as the U.S. stepped up its response to terrorism, according to documents released to the public for the first time. ...
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Memos gave Bush overriding powers 3.3.2009 LA Times: Nation
The Obama administration makes public a series of long-secret Bush administration legal memos concerning the war on terrorism.

The Obama administration Monday made public a series of long-secret Bush administration legal memos that set out an extraordinarily broad interpretation of presidential power for use in the war on terrorism.

In memos, officials cite broad power for president 3.3.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
In the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, the Bush administration determined that certain constitutional rights would not apply as the U.S. stepped up its response to terrorism, according to documents released to the public for the first time.
THE INFLUENCE GAME: Libya case gets lobbyists $2M 3.3.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
Two decades after a bomb blew Pan Am Flight 103 from the skies over Lockerbie, Scotland, the victims' families have finally received the full compensation Libya promised. And a lobbying firm that helped them collect is getting its share: A tidy $2 million.
THE INFLUENCE GAME: Lobbyists who aided families of Pan Am bombing victims earn $2 million fee 3.3.2009 Star Tribune: Nation
Internal Bush Justice Dept. memos made public 3.3.2009 CNN: Top Stories
The Obama administration Monday released nine previously secret internal Justice Department memos and opinions defining the legal limits of government power in combating terrorism.
Obama releases memos showing Bush administration OK'd suspending rights for war on terrorism 3.3.2009 Star Tribune: Politics
Obama releases secret Bush anti-terror memos (AP) 3.3.2009 Yahoo: Top Stories
AP - The Obama administration threw open the curtain on years of Bush-era secrets Monday, revealing anti-terror memos that claimed exceptional search-and-seizure powers and divulging that the CIA destroyed nearly 100 videotapes of interrogations and other treatment of terror suspects. ...
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Obama releases secret Bush anti-terror memos (AP) 3.3.2009 Elections
AP - The Obama administration threw open the curtain on years of Bush-era secrets Monday, revealing anti-terror memos that claimed exceptional search-and-seizure powers and divulging that the CIA destroyed nearly 100 videotapes of interrogations and other treatment of terror suspects. ...
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Obama Releases Secret Bush Anti-Terrorism Memos 3.3.2009 NPR News
The Obama administration threw open the curtain on years of Bush-era secrets Monday, revealing anti-terrorism memos that claimed exceptional search-and-seizure powers and divulging that the CIA destroyed 92 videotapes of interrogations and other treatment of terrorism suspects.
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Bush memos claiming search powers after Sept. 11 attacks made public by Obama administration 3.3.2009 Chicago Tribune: Popular
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Monday released a long-secret legal document from 2001 in which the Bush administration claimed the military could search and seize terror suspects in the United States without ...
Why we should all support Israeli Apartheid Week 3.3.2009 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
This is the fifth consecutive year of Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW). Launched in Toronto, this week-long initiative hosts a string of lectures, film screenings, panels, demonstrations, cultural performances and other events across campuses and community centers around the world to inform the public about the continuing violations of one of the longest and devastating occupations in modern history. IAW seeks to raise awareness about Israel's apartheid policies towards Palestinians and to mobilize support for the growing international boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign initiated in July 2005 in a statement by over 170 Palestinian civil society organizations. But if you didn't support IAW in the past, now is the time to start. ...
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CIA destroyed 92 interrogation tapes 2.3.2009 MSNBC
New documents show the CIA destroyed nearly 100 tapes of terror interrogations, far more than has previously been acknowledged.
U.S. government condemns "waterboarding" as torture (Reuters) 2.3.2009 Yahoo: Top Stories
Reuters - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder ruled out the use of "waterboarding" as an interrogation technique for terrorism suspects on Monday, calling it a form of torture that the Obama administration could never condone.
Guinea-Bissau's president 'assassinated' (AFP) 2.3.2009 Yahoo: Top Stories
AFP - Guinea-Bissau soldiers gunned down veteran president Joao Bernardo Vieira as he fled his home Monday following turmoil in which the army chief was killed in a bomb explosion, military officials said. ...
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