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Bush accedes to McCain in backing ban on torture

By Rick Klein and Charlie Savage
Globe Staff / December 16, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- President Bush yesterday agreed to accept Senator John McCain's bill barring US officials from abusing terrorist suspects, with the White House reversing course after months of resistance when it became clear that its refusal to endorse a torture ban left the president politically isolated. (Full article: 939 words)

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