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Cheney slams Kerry on national security

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., March 17 (UPI) -- Vice President Cheney, in a speech Wednesday at the Reagan Presidential Library in California, said President Bush is stronger on defense than rival John Kerry.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, March 5, the 65th day of 2004 with 301 to follow.
By United Press International

Albright says bin Laden comment a joke

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright denied Wednesday she implied news of Osama bin Laden's capture was being withheld for political gain.

India foresees common S. Asian currency

NEW DELHI, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee said Friday southern Asian countries should strive for open borders and eventually a common currency.

Reed names new NYSE board

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- John Reed, the New York Stock Exchange interim chairman, has named eight people to a new board, only two of them on the current panel.

Bashing Bush sells books

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Madeleine Albright is on a mission.
CHRIS INGRAM, A UPI Outside View commentary

Commentary: Hillary's Magnum Opus

NEW YORK, July 10 (UPI) -- My GOODNESS Hillary can talk.
JOHN BLOOM

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, May 15, the 135th day of 2003 with 230 to follow.
By United Press International

Fix trans-Atlantic rift, group declares

WASHINGTON, May 14 (UPI) -- A bipartisan group of 18 former cabinet-level officials from the departments of Defense, State and Treasury, along with officials from the the National Security Council and Congress, released a joint declaration calling for exploration of ways to strength

9/11 raises U.S. awareness of foreign news

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- Few Americans could find Afghanistan or Iraq on a map before four hijacked airliners caused death and devastation in the United States.
JENNIFER MEHIGAN

Washington Agenda-General

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Washington Agenda-General

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By United Press International

Okla. delays decision on World Court stay

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Oklahoma said Monday it would proceed with plans to execute a Mexican national, delaying for the moment a decision on whether to honor a stay issued by the World Court. Texas has already said it would ignore World Court death stays for Mexican nationals o
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Legal Affairs Correspondent

Analysis: Bush's State of Union address

The following is a series of reports by UPI writers on President Bush's State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 28.
By United Press International

What U.S. newspapers are saying

U.S. newspaper editorial comment on issues of international interest.
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Madeleine Albright
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Madeleine Korbel Albright (born May 15, 1937) is the first woman to become a United States Secretary of State. She was appointed by U.S. President Bill Clinton on December 5, 1996, and was unanimously confirmed by a U.S. Senate vote of 99-0. She was sworn in on January 23, 1997.

Albright now serves as a Professor of International Relations at Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service. Her PhD is from Columbia University. She holds honorary degrees from the University of Washington (2002); Smith College (2003); University of Winnipeg (2005); the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2007), and Knox College (2008). Secretary Albright also serves as a Director on the Board of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Albright is fluent in English, French, Russian, and Czech; she speaks and reads Polish and Serbo-Croatian as well.

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