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White House review panel proposes curbs on some NSA programs

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A White House-appointed panel on Wednesday proposed curbs on some key National Security Agency surveillance operations, recommending limits on a program to collect records of billions of telephone calls and new tests before Washington spies on foreign leaders.<p>U.S. President …

Britain to start issuing plastic money in 2016

LONDON -- Paper or plastic? No, not what kind of bag do you want your purchases in; it's what kind of money you'll use to pay for them, at least in Britain.<p>The Bank of England announced Wednesday that, beginning in 2016, it will start issuing polymer banknotes -- in other words, plastic money -- in …

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Obama 2nd term: Echoes of Bush

As Barack Obama heads into his sixth year in the White House, his aides says they are all too familiar with the notion that his predicament looks similar to George W. Bush’s eight years ago. They’re two presidents dogged by crises largely of their own making, whose welcome with Americans has worn …