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Phyllis Schlafly: Women who are paid same as men won't find husbands

Phyllis Schlafly: Women who are paid same as men won't find husbands

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly wrote an op-ed in the Christian Post saying if women are paid as much as men, they will not be able to find husbands.
Aileen Graef
Nobel winners to White House: Reject Keystone XL

Nobel winners to White House: Reject Keystone XL

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- 10 recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize called on President Obama's administration to reject an application for the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada.
Daniel J. Graeber
12 U.S. states account for 80 percent of wind power

12 U.S. states account for 80 percent of wind power

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- 12 states combined to account for 80 percent of all the electricity generated from wind power last year, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said.
Daniel J. Graeber
Pro-Russian protesters remove emblem from government building in Ukraine

Pro-Russian protesters remove emblem from government building in Ukraine

SLOVIANSK, Ukraine, April 15 (UPI) -- Pro-Russian activists who are occupying government buildings in Sloviansk removed the Ukrainian coat of arms and flag from the front of city hall Tuesday.
Aileen Graef
Obama uses presidential power to correct typo, reduce man's prison sentence

Obama uses presidential power to correct typo, reduce man's prison sentence

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Proving the importance of proofreading, President Obama commuted the sentence of a prisoner who was serving extra time due to a typo.
JC Sevcik
Putin and Obama speak by phone about unrest in eastern Ukraine

Putin and Obama speak by phone about unrest in eastern Ukraine

MOSCOW, April 14 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by phone Monday with U.S. President Barack Obama regarding the situation in Ukraine.
JC Finley
Obama hosts Easter Prayer Breakfast, chooses openly gay bishop to lead prayer

Obama hosts Easter Prayer Breakfast, chooses openly gay bishop to lead prayer

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- President Obama, hosting 150 Christian leaders for the fifth annual Easter Prayer Breakfast Monday, called on gay Episcopal bishop to lead closing prayer.
JC Sevcik
General rejects clemency appeal for Manning in leak of classified documents

General rejects clemency appeal for Manning in leak of classified documents

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- A general has refused to reduce the sentence on the former U.S. Army intelligence analyst convicted as Bradley Manning of leaking classified documents.
Frances Burns
Happy New Year's Bengal, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand

Happy New Year's Bengal, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of State wished the people of Bengal, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Thailand a Happy New Year.
JC Finley
New HHS secretary nominee already under GOP fire

New HHS secretary nominee already under GOP fire

WASHINGTON, April 14 (UPI) -- The new nominee for HHS secretary, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, is already taking fire from Republicans saying that she will use the "numbers" to boost Obamacare.
Aileen Graef
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.
Kate Stanton
UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 13, 2014

UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 13, 2014

UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 13, 2014
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Jimmy Carter takes a swipe at U.S. foreign policy

Jimmy Carter takes a swipe at U.S. foreign policy

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- Former President Jimmy Carter took a swipe at recent U.S. foreign policy in an interview with Time.
Aileen Graef
U.S. Congress passes bill banning Iranian diplomat from U.S.

U.S. Congress passes bill banning Iranian diplomat from U.S.

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Congress passed a bill banning an Iranian envoy to the UN from entering the United States.
Aileen Graef

First offical in corruption-plagued Bell, Calif., sentenced to prison

LOS ANGELES, April 11 (UPI) -- Angela Spaccia, who was paid more than half a million dollars annually as assistant city manager, has become the first Bell, Calf., official to be sentenced.
Frances Burns
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(L to R) U.S. President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Marine Commandant General James T. Conway, and Mrs. Conway arrive at the Evening Parade at the Washington Marine Barracks in Washington on July 24, 2009. (UPI Photo/Kristoffer Tripplaar/Pool)
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Barack Hussein Obama II (i/bəˈrɑːk huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; born August 4, 1961) is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office. Obama previously served as a United States Senator from Illinois, from January 2005 until he resigned following his victory in the 2008 presidential election.

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