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Wed May 9, 2012, 12:26 PM

FBI Director Urges Congress To Renew Wide-Ranging Surveillance Power In Counterterror Probes [View all]

By PETE YOST | Associated Press | 49 minutes ago in

FBI Director Robert Mueller (MUHL'-ur) has urged Congress to renew wide-ranging surveillance authority to thwart terrorism plots like the latest one in which an al-Qaida-engineered explosive device was to have been detonated on a U.S.-bound airline flight.

Mueller tells a House panel the FBI is examining the device and says the scheme hatched in Yemen demonstrates that it's essential for Congress to reauthorize counter-terrorism tools enacted in 2008. These programs expire at year-end.

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