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Ashcroft/Ridge briefing on terrorist threat level increase

[JURIST] Read an official transcript [White House press release] or watch recorded video [via C-SPAN] of Friday's briefing by Attorney General John Ashcroft, Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge and FBI Director Robert Mueller announcing the raising of the terrorist threat level from "Elevated" to "High". The Department of Homeland Security has released a list of federal agency actions [DHS press release] that would be taken in response to the increased alert level.

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