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AG won't probe CIA on torture laws

Says Justice Dept. memos signed off on waterboarding

(DENNIS COOK/ASSOCIATED PRESS)
By Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / February 8, 2008

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WASHINGTON - Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey said yesterday that he will not allow the Justice Department to investigate whether CIA interrogators broke an antitorture law when they subjected detainees to simulated drownings, a controversial interrogation technique known as waterboarding that the Bush administration this week acknowledged it has used in the war on terrorism. (Full article: 875 words)

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