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Court throws out Obama recess appointments

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- President Obama violated the U.S. Constitution with three recess appointments, a federal appeals court said Friday.

Oil and Gas Pipeline Watch

Turkey to host pipeline soon; Pakistan, Iran move on IPI; Caspian oil production resumes in December
DANIEL GRAEBER, UPI Correspondent

U.S. envoy in Sofia on energy talks

SOFIA, Bulgaria, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The U.S. envoy for European affairs and Eurasian energy arrived in Bulgaria Tuesday to meet with top officials in Sofia on energy policy, officials said.

Eurasia needs energy diversity, envoy says

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Natural resources in the Caucasus and Central Asia are integral to diversifying the European energy sector, a U.S. Eurasian envoy said.

U.S.-Azeri relations strong on energy

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Cooperation in the energy sector between Azerbaijan and the United States remains strong following a military conflict in nearby Georgia, U.S. officials said.

Bush appoints Gray as EU special envoy

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush tapped diplomat C. Boyden Gray as special envoy for European Union affairs, the White House said Friday.

No climate deal expected at summit

BRUSSELS, April 26 (UPI) -- A U.S. ambassador says the upcoming meeting between the European Union and United States is unlikely to result in any climate change agreements.

Europe, U.S. far apart on climate change

STRASBOURG, France, April 25 (UPI) -- Europe should not expect a new U.S. climate change policy after the Bush administration, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union said in Strasbourg.

U.S. envoy cool to emissions trading

BRUSSELS, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- The U.S. envoy to the European Union says carbon trading as a means of reducing greenhouse gas emissions isn't effective without China and India taking part.

Top Washington banker convicted in scam

WASHINGTON, April 24 (UPI) -- A top Washington merchant banker whose investors included leading Republican figures has been convicted of swindling partners out of $13.8 million.

Bush names Pickering to U.S. Circuit Court

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush moved to break the logjam keeping the U.S. Senate from voting on several of his judicial nominations.

Bush to Senate: 'Stop playing politics'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush on Saturday used his weekly radio address to urge Senate lawmakers to "stop playing politics" and allow a vote on the nomination of his choice for the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, Miguel Estrada.
KATHY A. GAMBRELL, UPI White House Reporter

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Clayland Boyden Gray (b. February 6, 1943) is a former American diplomat and public servant. He is a member of the board of directors at the Atlantic Council.

He served most recently as the Special Envoy for European Affairs and Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy at the Mission of the United States to the European Union. He was previously United States Ambassador to the European Union. He was appointed Special Envoy for European Affairs by United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on January 11, 2008. On March 31, the White House announced his appointment to the additional post of Special Envoy for Eurasian Energy.

He took up the post of Ambassador to the EU on 17 January 2006, when US President George W. Bush granted him a recess appointment to the post. Prior to that, he was a partner with the law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr. He served as White House Counsel to President George H. W. Bush.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "C. Boyden Gray."
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