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Mali Islamists launch their 'long war'

GAO, Mali, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Islamist militants attacked French soldiers in what may signal the start of a long haul for Western forces in northern Africa.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013.
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President Obama leads conga line at inaugural-ball after-party

President Obama leads conga line at inaugural-ball after-party

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama led a conga line and did the electric slide at an inaugural-ball after-party at the White House, the New York Post said.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013.
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Longoria to be on stage at inauguration

Longoria to be on stage at inauguration

WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Actress Eva Longoria, who helped U.S. President Barack Obama secure the Hispanic vote in November, says she will be onstage with him at his inauguration.

Schumer may support Hagel after meeting

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Sen. Chuck Schumer says he might back Chuck Hagel for U.S. secretary of defense after meeting with President Barack Obama's nominee, The New York Times reports.

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Powell predicts Hagel storm will blow over

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said Sunday he believed Chuck Hagel would be confirmed as secretary of defense once his record is accurately examined.
Clinton named Father of the Year

Clinton named Father of the Year

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The National Father's Day Council has named former President Bill Clinton as its 2013 "Father of the Year."
Obama wants Chuck Hagel as Defense chief

Obama wants Chuck Hagel as Defense chief

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, former U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel would be the first person of enlisted rank to serve as secretary of Defense.

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Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf dies at 78

Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf dies at 78

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Norman Schwarzkopf, who led U.S. Central Command during the Persian Gulf War, died Thursday in Tampa, Fla., from complications of pneumonia, his sister said.
Majority favor Clinton White House bid

Majority favor Clinton White House bid

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- A majority of Americans favor soon-to-be-leaving Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as a presidential candidate in 2016, an ABC News-Washington Post poll found.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.
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GOP: Obama lying on Benghazi

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., Thursday accused the White House and President Obama of lying about the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012.
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Former Powell aide: GOP 'full of racists'

Former Powell aide: GOP 'full of racists'

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Lawrence Wilkerson, a Republican who was chief of staff under former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, says the GOP is "full of racists."
Sununu clarifies Powell-race comment

Sununu clarifies Powell-race comment

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- A Romney campaign co-chairman backed off of a comment that former Secretary of State Colin Powell's endorsement of U.S. President Obama was motivated by race.
Obama votes early

Obama votes early

CHICAGO, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama, in the midst of a 48-hour, cross-country campaigning marathon, detoured to Chicago Thursday to participate in early voting.
Powell endorses Obama for re-election

Powell endorses Obama for re-election

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell Thursday endorsed President Barack Obama for re-election, saying that "we're starting to gain altitude."

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Oct. 19, 2012.
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Muhammad Ali receives Liberty Medal

Muhammad Ali receives Liberty Medal

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia awarded the 2012 Liberty Medal to boxer Muhammad Ali for his lifetime of personifying the quest for liberty.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012.
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Prince Harry in nude photos at Vegas party

Prince Harry in nude photos at Vegas party

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- What happens in Vegas goes global if you're Prince Harry and a U.S. gossip Web site posts photos of you horsing around naked during a game of "strip billiards."
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