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Snow: Terror Threat Hangs Over Economy

The potential for more terror attacks is a risk to the U.S. economy that requires vigilance against any bid to weaken measures for investigating suspicious money transactions, U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow said on Tuesday. “Terrorism is a threat to the economy and it’s awfully important that we keep our guard up and do all we can to keep the terrorists at bay,” Snow said in a local radio interview. The U.S. Treasury chief’s remarks were the first in what is expected to be a series of efforts to win renewal of key provisions of the Patriot Act, a centerpiece of the White House’s war on terror and of President Bush’s election campaign. Snow said terror groups cannot survive if their cash is choked off. Full Story

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