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LA Times

Some Republican lawmakers contend the U.S. should emulate parts of the British model because it gives agents more flexibility in monitoring and detaining suspects. But critics say such expansive powers come at a great cost: British laws are generally

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PapersPlease.org

Does the government have the right to keep secret a law that is applied to millions of Americans every day? That's the question John Gilmore has asked the Supreme Court to decide in his petition to the Court, filed on the 4th of August 2006.

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Maricopa County Sheriff Dept.

The unit also utilizes 3 armored vehicles to provide protection when entering hostile zones. One of the vehicles is a customized 1990 V-150S "Commando" received through the Arizona Counter Drug procurement program at no cost.

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TheAgitator.com

It's the spawn of an armored vehicle and a sport-utility vehicle. Toss in a rooftop turret for gunmen and outer plating that deflects bullets and small explosives, and you've got one of the latest weapons in the war on terrorism.

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Nation

While the Bush Administration calls for the immediate disbanding of what it has labeled "private" and "illegal" militias in Lebanon and Iraq, it is pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into its own global private mercenary army

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By JONATHAN SILVERSTEIN - ABC News

The Department of Homeland Security is recommending that Windows Operating Systems users apply Microsoft security patch (Can you feel it?)

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TheAgitator.com

The unit also has an armored personnel carrier (A.P.C.) to be utilized during very high-risk tactical unit operations involving barricaded gunmen, hostage incidents and felony arrests of armed offenders.

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TheAgitator.com

S.W.A.T. has the ability to utilize three different vehicles during a critical incident. A mobile command truck, a covert truck equipped with side running boards, and the only law enforcement Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) in the state at the time o

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Jessi Winchester, 'From Bordello to Ballot Bo

History is repeating itself right before our very eyes. The current administration is following the blueprint conceived by Hitler only three-quarters of a century ago … and it’s working.

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AP

Tourists won't be climbing back up to the Statue of Liberty's crown. That's the word from the National Park Service to lawmakers, some of whom have been fighting to reopen the crown following the 2001 terror attacks.

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Newsmax

It sounds like something out of science fiction. Researchers at GE's sprawling research center, are creating new "smart video surveillance" systems that can detect expolsives by recongnizing the electromagnetic waves give off by object

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AP

Federal agents are keeping close tabs on activity related to Hezbollah in the area amid weeks of Middle East fighting. The FBI voiced concern about public support shown for Hezbollah at rallies in Dearborn.

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Tom Young, Computing

'The whole passport design is totally brain damaged,' Grunwald told wired.com. 'From my point of view all of these RFID passports are a huge waste of money. They're not increasing security at all.'

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Portland(ME) Press Herald

The Bush administration is threatening to sue if Maine regulators decide to investigate whether Verizon Communications illegally turned over customers information to the NSA. Verizon customers in Maine have asked the state Public Utilities Comm

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Computerworld.com

Program will start in the Denver passport office and be in full production through the agency's 17 passport facilities across the country by mid-2007. All U.S. passports are expected to include RFID chips

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