Former Georgian President Shevardnadze dead at 86

Former Georgian President Shevardnadze dead at 86

TBILISI, Georgia, July 7 (UPI) --Eduard A. Shevardnadze, who served as foreign minister of the Soviet Union and president of Georgia, has died at the age of 86.
JC Finley

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, April 28, 2013.
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Schultz, Baker to lead U.S. presidential delegation to Thatcher funeral

Schultz, Baker to lead U.S. presidential delegation to Thatcher funeral

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) -- The White House Monday said former Secretaries of State George Shultz and James Baker will lead the presidential delegation to Margaret Thatcher's funeral.

The Foggy Bottom puzzle

BRUSSELS, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The author says a Foreign Policy issue that looked at the Iranian nuclear controversy wasn't hard enough on Tehran and its plans.
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Cheney reaches 'truce' with ex-colleagues

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NEW YORK, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Friday he has called a "truce" with old colleagues over the Iraq war and is going hunting again.
Obama pushes for no START delay

Obama pushes for no START delay

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama told a meeting led by Vice President Joe Biden Thursday a new strategic arms treaty with Russia is a "national security imperative."

Baker: Clinton would be good nominee

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker said Sunday that Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., would be a good choice to fill the post he once held.

Financial woes sock Ike recovery effort

HOUSTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- It's unlikely charitable contributions for Hurricane Ike relief will even come close to providing what's needed, U.S. organizers say.

Bush, Clinton fly over Ike-ravaged area

GALVESTON, Texas, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton got a bird's-eye view of Hurricane Ike's devastation in Texas Tuesday.
Christopher, Baker: Revise War Powers bill

Christopher, Baker: Revise War Powers bill

WASHINGTON, July 8 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretaries of State Warren Christopher and James Baker announced a bipartisan plan Tuesday to revise the War Powers Resolution of 1973.

Missing Vermont girl, 12, found dead

BURLINGTON, Vt., July 3 (UPI) -- An autopsy will be performed on the remains of a missing 12-year-old Vermont girl found in a newly dug grave, police said.

Police target missing girl's uncle

BRAINTREE, Vt., July 1 (UPI) -- Vermont authorities have named a "person of interest" -- an uncle -- in the disappearance of a 12-year-old-girl from Braintree, Vt., officials said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 1, 2008.
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Georgia on my mind

Georgia on my mind

FRANKFURT, Germany, May 12 (UPI) -- Russia's new leadership is bullying Georgia because the Europeans and Americans are at odds; at risk is the only pipeline from the vast Caspian oil basin that is not under Russia's control.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus
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James Baker
Washington: Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard Shevardnadze hugs and kisses Bonner Baker, daughter of Secretary of State James Baker, goodbye as Baker's wife, Susan, watches at the reflecting pool 6/3/1990 prior to Gorbachev's departure for Minneapolis. (UPI Photo/Bruce Young)

James Addison Baker, III (born April 28, 1930) is an American attorney, politician and political advisor.

Baker served as the Chief of Staff in President Ronald Reagan's first administration and in the final year of the administration of President George H. W. Bush. Baker also served as Secretary of the Treasury from 1985-1988 in the second Reagan administration, and Secretary of State in the George H. W. Bush administration. He is also the namesake of the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy at Rice University in Houston, Texas.

James Addison Baker was born in Houston, Texas at 1216 Bissonnet, to James A. Baker, Jr. (1892–1973) and Ethel Bonner (born Means) Baker (August 6, 1894–April 26, 1991). His father was a partner of Houston law firm Baker Botts. Baker has a sister, Bonner Baker Moffitt.

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