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Republican rivals seen taking aim at 'disaster' Trump

/ Sep 14, 2015

Republican rivals seen taking aim at 'disaster' Trump

Three days before the next Republican presidential debate, signs abound that some rivals of billionaire developer Donald Trump are taking direct aim at his decisive lead with attacks on his divisive rhetoric and vague policy. "There will probably be more elbows thrown at that debate," ...

NSA surveillance powers lapse after no deal in Senate

/ Jun 1, 2015

NSA surveillance powers lapse after no deal in Senate

Three U.S. spy programs aimed at stopping terrorists expired early Monday amid a standoff among Senate Republicans over legislation to renew them. For the first time since soon after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, intelligence and law enforcement agencies can't initiate the use of ...

Controversial post-9/11 surveillance laws set to expire

| May 31, 2015

Controversial post-9/11 surveillance laws set to expire

by Ken Dilanian

Barring a last-minute deal in Congress, three post-Sept. 11 surveillance laws used against suspected spies and terrorists are set to expire as Sunday turns into Monday. Obama administration officials say their expiration will make Americans less secure. But civil liberties activists counter by saying that ...