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Today is Thursday, Dec. 9, the 344th day of 2004 with 22 to follow.
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Analysis: Bush post may not appeal to economists

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Rumors abound that President Bush is having a hard time finding qualified candidates to join his economic team. Yet as the trade and budget deficits balloon whi
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Analysis: Epitaph for a Commerce Secretary

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Don Evans, who announced his resignation as U.S. Commerce Secretary on Tuesday evening, was a leading member of a Bush economic team that has presided over reco

Bottom Line: Fed-less, Treasury-less, $

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- America's dollar continued its slide against currencies and gold this week, the one market vote of no confidence in the wake of President Bush's "51 percent man

U.S. Treasury erred in releasing documents

WASHINGTON, March 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. Treasury has admitted 140 of the documents released to former Secretary Paul O'Neill should not have been, and cleared him of wrongdoing.

Climate: CO2 policy, Bush-Cheney style

A UPI series examining the policies surrounding and possible human impact on global climate change. This week: President George W. Bush reversed his campaign position on global climate change after taking office.
DAN WHIPPLE, United Press International

U.S. VP Cheney says deficits do count

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Vice President Dick Cheney said Saturday, despite reports to the contrary, the Bush administration believes budget deficits do matter.

O'Neill's charges against Bush confirmed

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- ABC News quoted an unnamed official Wednesday confirming U.S. President Bush ordered the Pentagon to explore an invasion of Iraq well before Sept. 11, 2001.

O'Neill denies spilling Treasury secrets

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill says he welcomes an investigation into allegations he leaked secret documents, MSNBC reported.

Oneill: Bush drew bead on Iraq before 9-11

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- A former top Bush Administration official says the president had made up his mind to attack Iraq before the Sept. 11 attacks, CBS News reported Saturday.

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 9, the 343rd day of 2003 with 22 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Dec. 6, the 340th day of 2003 with 25 to follow.
By United Press International

The Bear's Lair: It's still 1999 out there

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- A new book "Bull!" by former Barron's journalist Maggie Mahar (Harper Business, $27.95), gives the best account I've seen of the great bull market of 1982-1999, including all the things that went wrong.
MARTIN HUTCHINSON, UPI Business and Economics Editor

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

Brazil: Less talk, more U.S. trade action

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 24 (UPI) -- U.S. officials say "free trade," while their Brazilian counterparts say "fat chance."
BRADLEY BROOKS, UPI Business Correspondent
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Paul O'Neill
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

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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