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      GM's week in headlines: Bulk data collection and federal workers' pay

      President Obama has asked Congress to end the bulk collection of Americans' phone records. Under his proposal, lawmakers have three months to pass a measure that would address privacy concerns and preserve the government's ability to fight terrorism.

      The absolute deadline for action, however, is June of 2015 -- when the law permitting bulk collection is set to expire.

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