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  • Justice Dept. Probes Hunt for Texas Dems

    06/27/2003 6:56:00 AM PDT · by bedolido · 2 replies · 216+ views
    NewsDay ^ | 06/27/03 | Associated Press
    DALLAS -- The U.S. Justice Department is investigating the role of federal officials in last month's hunt for Texas lawmakers who fled to Oklahoma to block passage of a redistricting bill. A department inspector general on June 4 began probing the use of Justice Department funds in the search, said Paul Martin, a deputy inspector general. The department is looking into the roles of the FBI, U.S. Marshals and federal prosecutors. "This is a review of what, if any, Department of Justice, resources were expended in connection with this matter," Martin told The Dallas Morning News for Friday's editions.
  • Australia Probes Militant Visas Claim

    11/20/2002 8:01:43 AM PST · by blam · 232+ views
    BBC ^ | 11-20-2002
    Wednesday, 20 November, 2002, 12:35 GMTAustralia probes militant visas claim Australia is currently on heightened security alert Australia is investigating claims that Muslim extremists with possible ties to the group accused of carrying out the Bali bombing were granted visas to Australia because they faced religious persecution in Indonesia. Immigration Minister Philip Ruddock announced the probe after it was reported that Australia's Refugee Review Tribunal (RRT) heard numerous appeals for protection in the 1990s from Indonesians who feared persecution by former dictator Suharto. A former member of the tribunal told ABC radio that members of Islamic fundamentalist groups in Indonesia...
  • Those who know about PORT PROBES please read

    03/09/2002 9:07:11 PM PST · by I'm ALL Right! · 58 replies · 364+ views
    3/09/02 | I'm ALL Right!
    After downloading Zone Alert, I have found that the number of times the computer port is probed increases dramatically when I am Freeping. I tried to access the ancient thread re: probes and Exodus Communications, but it is inaccessible due to the new format.Can anyone tell me how to identify the prober? Is there a site I can use? I am curious to find out who the cuprit is.