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Justice Dept. Begins Probe Into Leak of Domestic Spying

Justice Dept. Begins Probe Into Leak of Domestic Spying



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By TONI LOCY
Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department has opened an investigation into the leak of classified information about President Bush's secret domestic spying program, Justice officials said Friday.

The officials, who requested anonymity because of the sensitivity of the probe, said the inquiry will focus on disclosures to The New York Times about warrantless surveillance conducted by the National Security Agency since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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