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UPI Almanac for Friday, Dec. 27, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013.
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Westboro protest fizzles at West Point

HIGHLAND FALLS, N.Y., March 1 (UPI) -- Westboro Baptist Church demonstrators failed to make much of an impression at the West Point, N.Y., funeral for Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, witnesses said.

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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.
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Schwarzenegger memoir on the way

Schwarzenegger memoir on the way

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Actor and former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is working on a memoir tentatively called "Total Recall" and due out next fall, his publisher says.
Springsteen makes N.J. Hall of Fame

Springsteen makes N.J. Hall of Fame

TRENTON, N.J., May 4 (UPI) -- Rock singer Bruce Springsteen is among the New Jersey luminaries chosen as inaugural inductees for the state's Hall of Fame, hall officials say.
Schwarzkopf backs McCain

Schwarzkopf backs McCain

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Retired Army Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf, coalition forces commander in the 1991 Gulf War, Wednesday endorsed GOP presidential hopeful Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

Defense Focus: Ready for all wars

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- A 19th century diplomat is reported to have told the Emperor Napoleon that you can do anything with bayonets except sit on them. His point was that while big armies are ideal for conquering countries, they cannot occupy them indefinitely and keep the peace: You need a political solution to do that.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2006 with 131 to follow.
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'Irresistible' Austrian soprano dies at 90

SCHRUNS, Austria, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Austrian soprano Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, whose interpretations of Marschallin in "Der Rosenkavalier" are considered ideal, died in Schruns, Austria, at 90.

Greenspan picks a ghost writer

NEW YORK, June 6 (UPI) -- Alan Greenspan, the former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, has chosen a business magazine editor to ghost-write his memoirs.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2005 with 131 to follow.
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SLP2000020803 - 08 FEBRUARY 2000 - ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: Motivational speaker Anthony Robbins makes a point while on stage, during his seminar at the Kiel Center, February 8. Nearly 12,000 people turned out to hear speakers Donald Trump, Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf and former St. Louis Rams head coach Dick Vermeil. jr/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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