July 18, 2002

                       

Postal Service declines to take part in terrorist tip program

By RANDOLPH E. SCHMID, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON - The Postal Service has decided not to take part in a government program touted as a tip service for authorities concerned with terrorism, but which is being assailed as a scheme to cast ordinary Americans as "peeping Toms."
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Bush Seeks Powers for Security Plan
Wed Jul 17,12:14 AM ET

By CURT ANDERSON, Associated Press Writer

President Bush's homeland security strategy says the United States faces grave threats of terrorism and needs broad new powers to fight back from possible domestic use of military forces to presidential authority for transferring money without congressional approval.

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Poll Finds Concerns That Bush Is Overly Influenced by Business
Thu Jul 18, 9:14 AM ET
By RICHARD W. STEVENSON and JANET ELDER  New York Times


Americans worry that President Bush and his administration are too heavily influenced by big business, fear that Mr. Bush is hiding something about his own corporate past and judge the economy to be in its worst shape since 1994, the latest New York Times/CBS News Poll shows.

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