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US asks court for power to detain indefinitely --Case on Illinois Muslim convert sparks debate 21 Jul 2005 A government attorney argued yesterday that America is a battlefield and Dictator Bush therefore has the authority to detain enemy combatants indefinitely in this country.
UK plans global extremists list 21 Jul 2005
The UK is to set up a global database of extremists who face automatic vetting before being allowed in, Home Secretary Charles Clarke has told MPs. He said the database would list "unacceptable behaviour" such as radical preaching, websites, and writing articles intended to foment terrorism.
Treaty gives CIA powers over Irish citizens 21 Jul 2005
US investigators, including CIA agents, will be allowed interrogate Irish citizens on Irish soil in total secrecy, under an agreement signed between Ireland and the US last week. Suspects will also have to give testimony and allow property to be searched and seized even if what the suspect is accused of is not a crime in Ireland.
Police to Check Bags on NYC Subways 22 Jul 2005
Police will begin conducting random searches of packages and backpacks carried by people entering city subways, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Thursday after a new series of bomb attacks in London.
D.C. considers random searches 20 Jul 2005
Subway riders may face 'random' [!?!] police checks of their bags under a security measure being considered in the nation's capital, the latest city to look for ways to deter terrorism on rail systems. [Well, under Bush's dictatorship, some people are considered more 'random' than others.]
House, Senate debate Patriot Act extension 21 Jul 2005
Just hours after explosions created fresh terrorist concerns in London on Thursday [Holy *coincidence,* Batman!!], the House debated an extension of the USA Patriot Act, the premier American anti[pro]-terrorism tool. The bill called for making permanent 14 of 16 provisions of the original law, passed in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks and scheduled to expire at the end of this year. It also gave a 10-year extension to two provisions - one allowing roving wiretaps and another allowing searches of library and medical records.
House poised to reauthorize USA Patriot Act 21 Jul 2005
The House of Representatives, ignoring protests from civil liberties groups and some conservatives, moved on Thursday to renew the USA Patriot Act giving the government unprecedented powers to investigate suspected 'terrorists.'
Bush Calls on Congress to Extend Patriot Act Provisions --16 Items, Some Controversial, Set to Expire at End of Year 21 Jul 2005
Dictator Bush visited Baltimore's busy port Wednesday and renewed his call for Congress to extend the expiring provisions of the USA Patriot Act, which gives government wide latitude in investigating suspected terrorists.
Bush sees London attacks as reason for Patriot Act 21 Jul 2005
Dictator Bush yesterday invoked the terrorist attacks in London as a compelling reason for Congress to renew the USA Patriot Act and for local governments to beef up security on mass-transit systems.
House to Take Up Patriot Act Extension 21 Jul 2005
After months of political maneuvering, the House is set to open debate Thursday on the future of the sweeping antiterrorism law known as the USA Patriot Act, as the Bush regime pushes to solidify support for the law and Democrats sought to impose new restrictions.
Even revisions to USA Patriot Act are being deliberated in secret By Paul K. McMasters 20 Jul 2005
"Imagine a country where the making of some laws can be done behind closed doors, where government agents can enforce laws in secret, and where the courts can accept secret evidence and compel silence about the mere existence of cases brought before them. If you find that hard to imagine in the United States of America, think harder. In a time of terrorism, even core democratic principles can be challenged - or subverted... As this column was being written, House and Senate leaders were working out their differences, sometimes behind closed doors, on whether to reauthorize the counterterrorism law [USA Patriot Act] enacted in a panic after the Sept. 11 attacks of 2001."
New York mulling 'bio-chem' drills in schools 21 Jul 2005
As terrorist attacks in London provide a stark reminder of the vulnerabilities of an open [?!?] society, New York State is preparing to take the safety of its public schools to another level, drawing up guidelines that could make "chem-bio" decontamination exercises as routine as fire drills for the state's public school students.
'Unprecedented' spending on security, Bush declares 22 Jul 2005
Dictator George W. Bush, in his most extensive comments on homeland protection since the bombing attacks in London, has promised significantly higher spending on U.S. transit and port security and vowed that "these terrorists will not shake our will."
Border Chief Reaches Out to Volunteers 20 Jul 2005
The top U.S. border enforcement official said Wednesday that his agency is exploring ways to involve citizen volunteers [read: US Gestapo] in creating "something akin to a Border Patrol auxiliary" _ a significant shift after a high-profile civilian campaign this spring along the Arizona-Mexico border.
Bush regime opposes shield for journalists 20 Jul 2005
The Bush dictatorship on Wednesday opposed federal legislation to protect journalists from having to reveal confidential sources because it would create "serious impediments" to law enforcement and fighting 'terrorism.'
Journalists Push for Shield Law --Hearing Addresses Federal Protection From Revealing Sources 21 Jul 2005
Journalists asked the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday to back federal legislation to protect reporters from being forced to disclose anonymous sources, with Time Inc.'s editor in chief saying the lack of a federal shield law has led to "chaos."
Lawyer: Padilla can be detained without charges 20 Jul 2005
A government lawyer contended Tuesday that Dictator Bush has the authority to indefinitely imprison former Chicago gang member and accused 'terrorist' Jose Padilla without charges even though Padilla is an American citizen who was captured in the United States.
Egypt clears chemist of London links 19 Jul 2005
Egypt has said that a detained chemist wanted by Britain for questioning over the London bombings has no links to the attacks or to al-CIAduh.
Bomb 'mastermind' was victim of name confusion 20 Jul 2005
A man widely reported to have slipped into Britain to "mastermind" the London bombings was an innocent Pakistani who happened to have a similar name to a suspected al-Qa'ida leader.
UK boy wrongly labelled as bomber 21 Jul 2005
Evidence showing that all three of the London bombers of Pakistani descent visited Pakistan last year has been thrown into doubt. A photograph of a passport purporting to show bomber Hasib Hussain was in fact that of a 16-year-old British boy with the same name.
Small Explosions Shut Down London Subway Stations --Police Commissioner Says No Significant Casualties or Damage [Right, al-CIAduh did just enough damage to get the Patriot Act extension approved] 21 Jul 2005
Small explosions at three London subway stations and on a double-decker bus shut down part of the city's transportation system Thursday but caused no significant casualties or damage, and Prime Minister Tony Blair encouraged people to resume their normal activities.
Bus 'blast' and three tube stations evacuated 21 Jul 2005
Emergency services teams are at three different tube stations in London following "incidents". A bus was also hit by a small explosion. A British Transport Police spokeswoman said Warren Street, Shepherds Bush and Oval stations had all been evacuated. All Tube lines are being suspended.
Tube Explosion Reported 14:03 UK, 21 Jul 2005
There has been unconfirmed reports of an explosion on the London Underground, and an incident on a bus in Hackney, East London. Stations at Warren Street, Oval and Shepherd's Bush have been closed. The Ambulance service reports one injury at Warren Street station.
House Votes Against Early Iraq Withdrawal 21 Jul 2005
Calls for an early withdrawal from Iraq are a mistake that will only embolden terrorists, the House resolved Wednesday. The resolution drew opposition from Democrats, who said it implied that questioning pResident Bush's Iraq policies is unpatriotic. [Gag me with a chainsaw!!! They *are* unpatriotic, and are destructive to the entire planet, save Halliburton!]
Two Algeria Diplomats Kidnapped in Iraq 21 Jul 2005
Two Algerian diplomats and their driver were dragged from their car by gunmen Thursday in Baghdad in the latest abductions apparently aimed at scaring off Muslim governments supporting the U.S.-backed Iraqi regime.
Most soldiers in Iraq report low unit morale: army study 20 Jul 2005
More than half of US soldiers serving in Iraq reported low or very low unit morale in an army survey conducted last year, an army mental health advisory team reported Wednesday.
Guantanamo inmates declare hunger strike 21 Jul 2005
Some 50 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have declared they are on a hunger strike, a Pentagon spokesman said Thursday.
Plame's Identity Marked As Secret --Memo Central to Probe of Leak Was Written By State Dept. Analyst 21 Jul 2005
A classified State Department memorandum central to a federal leak investigation contained information about CIA officer Valerie Plame in a paragraph marked "(S)" for secret, a clear indication that any Bush administration official who read it should have been aware the information was classified, according to current and former government officials.
Roberts Has Backed Administration Policies 20 Jul 2005
John G. Roberts has demonstrated strong backing for Bush regime policies, ruling against Geneva Conventions protections for detainees at Guantanamo Bay and in favor of keeping Vice pResident Dick Cheney's energy task force records secret.
Previous Work, Stock Ownership Could Lead to Recusals for Roberts 21 Jul 2005
As one of the country's preeminent appellate lawyers, John G. Roberts Jr. advanced the interests of major corporate clients. Rules that govern conflicts of interest would allow him to hear Supreme Court cases involving those same companies on different issues.
Democrats poised to roll over, once again: Democrats unlikely to block Bush nominee-analysts 20 Jul 2005
Barring unforeseen revelations, Dictator Bush's nominee to the Supreme Court John Roberts is highly likely to be confirmed, political analysts said on Wednesday.
Indonesia on alert after bird flu deaths 22 Jul 2005
Indonesia is preparing 44 hospitals across the archipelago for treatment and detection of bird flu after the country recorded its first deaths from the virus.
CLG Newsletter editor: Lori Price, General Manager.
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