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Yankees honor retiring Mariano Rivera in pre-game ceremony

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Retiring relief pitcher Mariano Rivera was honored by the New York Yankees in a ceremony Sunday prior to his final appearance at Yankee Stadium.

Former Treasury head warns of dire economy

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. economy could sour further if the nation does not get its financial house in order, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill said.

Analysis: Dirty money cleanup gains speed

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Illegal money hurts development efforts in poor countries and may be used to fund terrorism, but new cleanup efforts offer significant hope for curbing dirty money flows.
MEGAN HARRIS, UPI Correspondent

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008.
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Head butt jockey suspended for one day

LONDON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- British jockey Paul O'Neill has been given a one-day suspension by the Horseracing Regulatory Authority after he head butted a horse before a race.

Brit jockey faces hearing after head butt

LONDON, July 25 (UPI) -- A jockey violated Britain's Horseracing Regulatory Authority rules when he head butted his horse after it threw him from the saddle, the HRA said.

Author: Subway gas attack planned

NEW YORK, June 17 (UPI) -- Al-Qaida planned a poison gas attack in the New York subway system, a new book says.

Paulson to take over as Treasury secretary

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer Henry Paulson has been selected by President George Bush to become the secretary of the U.S. Treasury.

Treasury head Snow to leave by July 3

WASHINGTON, May 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow has told the White House he will resign by July 3 -- with or without a replacement approved.

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Today is Thursday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2006 with 353 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2005 with 22 to follow.
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The Bear's Lair: An agenda for Wolfowitz

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- If Paul Wolfowitz survives the inevitable sniping from Europeans to emerge as President of the World Bank, he will at least represent a different approach from
MARTIN HUTCHINSON

Bono an unlikely World Bank head

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- Bono is still in the running for the top job at the World Bank, according to the U.S. Treasury Secretary.
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

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Today is Wednesday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2005 with 353 to follow.
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NYP2002070102 - NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Paul O'Neill, left, listens to comments along with U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan before addressing the ECOSOC high level meetings on July 1, 2002 at the United Nations. rlw/ep/Ezio Petersen UPI
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Paul O'Neill, OC (born 1928) is a writer, historian and former CBC producer. He has written many books on the history of Newfoundland. O'Neill was born in St. John's, Newfoundland, and raised in Bay de Verde until the age of 8 when his family moved to St. John's.

Educated at St. Bonaventure's College in St. John's, National Academy of Theater Arts at New York, O'Neill was an aspiring actor in the United States and England from 1949 to 1952. Having performed on stage with such stars as Eddie Albert, Larine Day and Cloris Leachman in the USA and in England he acted in films with such well-known actors as Sir Richard Attenborough, Dame Thora Hird and Dame Elizabeth Taylor. While he was in England broadcaster Margot Davies had helped him in radio and encouraged him to write.

O'Neill began his career in radio in 1953 with the CBC in Newfoundland where he produced many radio shows, TV shows such as Reach for the Top and was responsible for school broadcasts for 25 years. He retired from the CBC in 1986. O'Neill wrote stage and radio plays, articles, poems and stories in addition to works of popular history. He has served as president of the Newfoundland Writer's Guild, chairman of the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council and president of the St. John's Folk Arts Council. In 1988, O'Neill was awarded an honorary LL.D by Memorial University of Newfoundland and in 1990, he was appointed to the Order of Canada. In 2004, O'Neill was awarded the Freedom of the City and in 2008, he received Order of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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