Marshall Islands seeks action on climate change

SYDNEY, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- The Marshall Islands is seeking support for climate change.

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No agreement to halt Iranian arms flights

BAGHDAD, March 24 (UPI) -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki Sunday rebuffed a U.S. call for Iraq to stop Iran from using Iraqi airspace in sending weapons to Syria.

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Iran 34 years after the revolution

BRUSSELS, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- The Iranian people had many hopes after the fall of the shah in February 1979 but that great revolution was hijacked by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini and the Islamic fundamentalists and a much more ruthless tyranny began.
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Rocket fire intensifies in Gaza

Rocket fire intensifies in Gaza

JERUSALEM, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Deadly rocket fire intensified Tuesday in Gaza and southern Israel as diplomats accelerated efforts to reach a truce, officials said.

Landmark decision by U.S. State Department a victory for justice

LONDON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- The author says the U.S. secretary of State made the right decision in removing the People's Mujahedin of Iran from the U.S. Foreign Terrorist Organizations list.
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Pakistan in talks to open NATO routes

Pakistan in talks to open NATO routes

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 2 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton told the Pakistani prime minister she hoped their relationship would strengthen as the reopening of supply lines nears.
Noda, Obama hail strength of relationship

Noda, Obama hail strength of relationship

WASHINGTON, April 30 (UPI) -- President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda hailed a pact to move U.S. Marines and spoke of unity against North Korea's nuclear weapons program.

Obama: Withdrawal must be responsible

WASHINGTON, March 13 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama said Tuesday he plans to "responsibly" end the war in Afghanistan despite this weekend's killing of 16 civilians by an American soldier.

Americans in Egypt NGO case free to travel

CAIRO, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- An Egyptian lawyer Wednesday said seven Americans employed by U.S.-financed non-profit groups may leave the country.

Somalia conference seeks end to unrest

LONDON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- World leaders met Thursday in London to discuss ways to end terrorism and piracy in Somalia, reports said.
Clinton: Democracy advances in Libya, Iraq

Clinton: Democracy advances in Libya, Iraq

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Libya's call for an investigation of the death of Moammar Gadhafi is a step toward establishing a democracy, U.S. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton said Sunday.
Karzai calls Pakistan 'brother' nation

Karzai calls Pakistan 'brother' nation

KABUL, Afghanistan, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Afghanistan's president says his nation would fight alongside Pakistan if their neighbor ever got into a confrontation with the United States.
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Hilary Clinton
Sen. Hilary Clinton (D-NY) greets supporters at a minimum wage rally, in Washington on November 16, 2006. Six states raised their minimum wages as a result of the midterm elections. Kennedy was joined by Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (2nd-R) and Sen. Hilary Clinton (D-NY). (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

United States Senate career, 2001–2009 Campaign for the Presidency, 2007–2008 Political positions  · Awards and honors List of books about Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947) is the 67th United States Secretary of State, serving in the administration of President Barack Obama. She was a United States Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009. As the wife of Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, she was the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001. She was a leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in the 2008 election.

A native of Illinois, Hillary Rodham first attracted national attention in 1969 for her remarks as the first student to deliver the commencement address at Wellesley College. She embarked on a career in law after graduating from Yale Law School in 1973. Following a stint as a Congressional legal counsel, she moved to Arkansas in 1974 and married Bill Clinton in 1975. In 1977, Rodham co-founded the Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families. In 1978, she became the first female chair of the Legal Services Corporation. She was named the first female partner at Rose Law Firm in 1979, and was twice listed as one of the one hundred most influential lawyers in America. She was the First Lady of Arkansas from 1979 to 1981 and 1983 to 1992 and successfully led a task force to reform Arkansas's education system. She sat on the boards of Wal-Mart and several other corporations.

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