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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007.
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Today is Friday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2006 with 135 to follow.
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Today is Thursday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2005 with 135 to follow.
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The weekly UPI Almanac package for August 15-21, 2005.
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Today is Wednesday, Aug. 18, the 231st day of 2004 with 135 to follow.
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Today is Monday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2003 with 135 to follow.
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Key Democrats join Bush on Iraq measure

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Congress moved closer on Wednesday to granting President George W. Bush the authority to use military force against Iraq, as a number of key Democratic senators said they would stand behind him despite reservations that the current resolution will give hi
SHARON OTTERMAN

Senate votes down wider Iraq resolution

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- The Senate Wednesday moved one step closer to approving the White House-backed resolution to use force against Iraq when it overwhelmingly voted down a resolution which would have given the president additional authority to employ U.S. troops against five

Text: Bush makes case against Iraq

CINCINNATI, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Declaring "the threat from Iraq stands alone," President George W. Bush outlined his case against the regime of Saddam Hussein and the Iraqi leader's "arsenal of terror" in a televised speech Monday night. Bush spoke to the nation from the Cincinnati Muse

U.S. evidence against Iraq: Nothing new

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Top Bush administration officials took to the airwaves for a week to explain why immediate action against Iraq is vital, but experts on Iraqi military capabilit
SHARON OTTERMAN

Analysis: Who was Abu Nidal really?

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Sabri al Banna -- better known by his nom-de-guerre of Abu Nidal -- and one of the world's most-sought-after terrorists for three decades, died much as he lived, cloaked in mystery, secrecy and controversy.
CLAUDE SALHANI

What U.S. newspapers are saying

U.S. newspaper editorial comment on issues of international interest.

Bush: progress in anti-terror war

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- President Bush on Monday said progress was being made in the campaign against terrorism, allowing officials to freeze more than $6 million in assets linked to t
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, White House reporter

Abu Nidal suspect on U.S. soil

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- A member of the Abu Nidal terror group has been arrested in Pakistan and returned to the United States to face U.S. charges in a 1986 hijacking, the Justice Dep
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Abu Nidal suspect on U.S. soil

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) --
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