Reports on surveillance of Americans fuel debate over privacy, security
WASHINGTON - The debate over whether the government is violating citizens' privacy rights while trying to protect them from terrorism escalated dramatically on Thursday amid reports that authorities have collected data on millions of phone users and tapped into servers at nine internet companies.
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Dolce and Gabbana Fined in Italian Tax Case
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana were handed a suspended sentence and a fine that could reach 10 million euros for hiding income from authorities.
Enroll America sets private outreach for Obamacare enrollment
WASHINGTON - Enroll America, a nonprofit group at the center of the political fight over President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law, launched a multi-state grassroots campaign on Tuesday to help sign up millions of uninsured Americans for health coverage in the coming months.
House won't consider immigration bill unless Republicans back it
WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives will not consider immigration legislation that does not have the support of most Republicans, Speaker John Boehner said on Tuesday, casting doubt on prospects for reform as the Senate prepares to vote on a bill giving millions of illegal immigrants a chance to become citizens.
U.S. says it will buy Russian helicopters for Afghan military
WASHINGTON - The Pentagon said on Monday it will spend $572 million to buy 30 Russian-built military helicopters that will be used by Afghan security forces.
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