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Sandy death toll: 88 in U.S., 157 overall

Sandy death toll: 88 in U.S., 157 overall

HOBOKEN, N.J., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- The U.S. death toll from superstorm Sandy reached 88 and the number of homes and businesses without electricity fell to 4.9 million, officials said Thursday.
Cable shows security fears in Libya

Cable shows security fears in Libya

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. diplomats in Libya were concerned about their inability to protect against a coordinated terrorist attack, cables from the region show.
Obama tours N.J.; Romney back on trail

Obama tours N.J.; Romney back on trail

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama went to New Jersey Wednesday to survey damage caused by Hurricane Sandy while Republican nominee Mitt Romney campaigned in Florida.
Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in N.J.

Hurricane Sandy makes landfall in N.J.

NEW YORK, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Hurricane Sandy made landfall near Atlantic City, N.J., Monday, pushing a massive storm surge and leaving millions of people without power along the East Coast.
Biden, Clinton fill in for Obama

Biden, Clinton fill in for Obama

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Joe Biden and Bill Clinton stood in for President Obama on the campaign trail in Ohio and Florida Monday as Hurricane Sandy kept Obama occupied.
Obama schedule for Monday, Oct. 29

Obama schedule for Monday, Oct. 29

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- President Obama canceled an appearance at a campaign event in Florida Monday because of Hurricane Sandy, the White House said.
Clinton plans exit 'after inauguration'

Clinton plans exit 'after inauguration'

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she will stay in office until a successor is in place but she plans to leave "after the inauguration."

Iran finishing work on nuclear plant

QUM, Iran, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Iran has nearly completed a nuclear enrichment plant, possibly giving the country leverage against sanctions by the United States and its allies, experts said.
Emails offer insight on Benghazi attack

Emails offer insight on Benghazi attack

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The White House, U.S. State Department and FBI knew an extremist group attacked the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, hours after it happened, emails revealed.
White House 'considering' talks with Iran

White House 'considering' talks with Iran

DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The White House is open to considering talks with Iran to ensure it meets its nuclear obligations but has little tolerance for stalling, a spokesman said.
Obama opens final re-election blitz

Obama opens final re-election blitz

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Oct. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama opened the final leg of his re-election campaign Tuesday, saying he hoped the final debate made differences with his opponent clear.

Bangladeshi arrested in alleged bomb plot

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- A 21-year-old Bangladeshi man was arrested in New York following a sting operation for allegedly trying to bomb the Federal Reserve Bank, the FBI said.

EU announces new sanctions on Iran

LUXEMBOURG, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- European Union officials said Monday they approved a new package of sanctions designed to pull Iran back to discussions about its nuclear energy program.

Romney hammers at Benghazi attack

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, campaigning Friday in Ohio and Virginia, hammered at the attack in Libya that killed the U.S. ambassador.
Carney: Biden was right on consulate

Carney: Biden was right on consulate

WASHINGTON, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- White House spokesman Jay Carney Friday backed the vice president's statement he and the president never were briefed about security at the Benghazi consulate.
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A reporter raises his hand to ask a question during the White House press briefing with Press Secretary Jay Carney, at the White House in Washington, February 17, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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James "Jay" Carney (born May 22, 1965) is an American journalist and President Barack Obama's second White House Press Secretary. Prior to his appointment as Press Secretary, replacing Robert Gibbs, he was director of communications to Vice President of the United States Joe Biden. Carney previously served as Washington Bureau Chief for Time magazine, a post he held from September 2005 until December 2008, and as a regular contributor in the "roundtable" segment of ABC News' This Week with George Stephanopoulos.

Carney was raised in Northern Virginia, attended high school at The Lawrenceville School in New Jersey, and earned a B.A. in Russian and Eastern European Studies from Yale University in 1987. He and his wife Claire Shipman (a senior correspondent for ABC News) live in Washington, D.C., with their son and daughter.

After being hired as a reporter for The Miami Herald in 1987, Carney joined Time magazine as its Miami Bureau Chief in 1989. Carney worked as a correspondent in Time's Moscow Bureau for three years, covering the collapse of the U.S.S.R.. He came to Washington in 1993 to report on the Bill Clinton White House.

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