Kathleen Sebelius explains resignation, admits Obamacare launch was 'terribly flawed'

Kathleen Sebelius explains resignation, admits Obamacare launch was 'terribly flawed'

WASHINGTON, April 13 (UPI) -- The outgoing secretary of health and human services appeared on "Meet the Press" after announcing her resignation on Thursday.
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Brit cops arrested for swapping 'extreme' porn

LONDON, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Three British diplomatic police officers have been arrested and a fourth disciplined for exchanging pornographic images with each other, officials said.

British MP urged to remain on amid rape allegations

LONDON, May 6 (UPI) -- Nigel Evans, the gay British politician who was accused by two men of rape, got a vote of confidence from a former MP who said Evans should stay in office.

Head of English police federation dies

LONDON, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- The chairman of the Police Federation of England and Wales, Paul McKeever, died days before he was to retire, the organization said Friday.

Britain vows to vet Rwandan aid carefully

LONDON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The British development secretary said Britain would carefully vet financial aid for Rwanda after a former minster was accused of rogue payments.

Cameron begins Cabinet shakeup

LONDON, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron began a long-anticipated shakeup of his Cabinet Monday, political observers said.

Rwandan aid hinges on DRC, London says

LONDON, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The Rwandan government needs to uphold its obligations regarding conflict in DRC as a precondition to British financial aid, an official suggested.

Somalia breaking down, official warns

MOGADISHU, Somalia, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The underlying causes of poverty, drought and piracy in Somalia must be addressed if there's any hope for recovery, a British secretary said.
London praises end to Karzai presidency

London praises end to Karzai presidency

LONDON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Though London said the memo was routine, a Cabinet secretary was seen with a document saying the Afghan president's departure was good for the country.
British foreign secretary visits Benghazi

British foreign secretary visits Benghazi

BENGHAZI, Libya, June 4 (UPI) -- British Foreign Secretary William Hague called the rebels "the legitimate representative of the Libyan people" as he arrived Saturday in Benghazi.
Britain to help evacuate migrants in Libya

Britain to help evacuate migrants in Libya

LONDON, April 18 (UPI) -- Britain will help pay for the evacuation of 5,000 migrants trapped by fighting in western Libya, the country's international development secretary said.

Countries past poverty lose British aid

LONDON, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Britain is ending foreign aid to 16 countries that have risen out of poverty, a Cabinet minister says.
Zardari says govt. winning fight

Zardari says govt. winning fight

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Pakistan's fight against domestic insurgency is succeeding with the help of its security forces, President Asif Ali Zardari said.

G8 ministers in luxury discuss dire needs

TOYAKO, Japan, July 8 (UPI) -- Group of Eight ministers meeting in Japan discussed the world food crisis as they feasted on sumptuous food, a dichotomy not lost upon critics.

Saudi Arabia vows to eradicate terrorism

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal assured the U.S. ambassador in Riyadh that the kingdom is determined to uproot terrorism and eradicate terrorists.
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The Right Honourable Andrew John Bower Mitchell MP (born 23 March 1956) is a British Conservative Party politician and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Sutton Coldfield. He was appointed as Secretary of State for International Development on 12 May 2010, and as a Privy Counsellor on 13 May 2010.

Andrew Mitchell was born in Hampstead in north London, and is the son of David Mitchell, a former Conservative MP and junior Government minister.

Mitchell was educated at Rugby School, an independent school in the market town of Rugby in Warwickshire. After a short-service commission in the Royal Tank Regiment, he went up to Jesus College, Cambridge, where he studied History. He was Chairman of the Cambridge University Conservative Association in Michaelmas 1977 and the President of the Cambridge Union in 1978.

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