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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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
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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