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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

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007.
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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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Schwarzkopf: Fraudulent DNC calls must end

TAMPA, Hawaii, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Retired U.S. Army Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf Monday demanded the Democratic National Committee stop telling voters he endorsed John Kerry for president.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Aug. 22, the 235th day of 2004 with 131 to follow.
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Review: 'Shameless Exploitation'

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- "Shameless Exploitation" is a funny, informative and touching book, which was written by two crazy guys, Paul Newman and A. E. Hotchner, and tells the story of how movie star Paul Newman got into the gourmet food business.
SHIRLEY SAAD

shameless exploitation

(book of the week: exploitation) Book of the Week: "Shameless Exploitation in Pursuit of the Common Good: The Madcap Business Adventure by the Truly Oddest Coup
SHIRLEY SAAD

The Almanac

Today is Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2003 with 131 to follow.
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Assignment America: Rules of estrangement

NEW YORK, April 2 (UPI) -- America and Britain both love rules.
JOHN BLOOM, UPI Reporter-at-Large

Analysis: Sizing up the Iraqi army

WASHINGTON, March 1 (UPI) -- In the event of a massive ground assault, it is likely that American and British forces would pass through the Iraqi front lines with relative ease, smash Iraqi heavy forces in a short, sharp battle, then take Baghdad with little opposition. But it still
THOMAS HOULAHAN

Civilization: New Vietnam War documentary

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- The final battle of the Vietnam War will not be for the hearts and minds of Indochinese villagers, but rather for the hearts and minds of future generations of American children. As part of that continuing struggle, a husband and wife filmmaking team has
LOU MARANO

Bush brothers rally party faithful

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- The brothers Bush filled Tampa's Sun Dome with the sounds of thunderous foot pounding and deafening chants of "U.S.A., U.S.A., U.S.A." Saturday in a dual get-ou
RICHARD TOMKINS, UPI White House Correspondent

Stormin' Norman leads Bush rally in Fla.

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Retired Army Gen. "Stormin' Norman Schwarzkopf," commander on the ground of U.S. troops in the 1991 Gulf War, took to a Tampa stage Saturday and urged a cheering crowd to re-elect Jeb Bush -- brother of President George W. Bush -- as Florida's governor. S
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