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Commentary: Romney's competing teams

Commentary: Romney's competing teams

WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- The jockeying for position in a Romney presidency is well under way. Dark horses and gray eminences are vying for position with the new neocons.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

Bush climate team pledges good transition

POZNAN, Poland, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Barack Obama's climate team is ensured a smooth transition to join negotiations for a U.N. climate deal in 2009, the current U.S. delegation said.

Bush stumbles on Olympic hurdle

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush tried to make the right call by attending the opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games, but he failed by trying to satisfy two conflicting forces at the same time.
MARTIN SIEFF

Irish, British PMs getting together

DUBLIN, Ireland, May 8 (UPI) -- New Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen sounded optimistic about his impending meeting Thursday with his British counterpart, Gordon Brown.

U.S. and Libya sign technology deal

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Libya's foreign minister met with U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to discuss a bilateral science and technology deal.

Analysis: What did Bali achieve?

BERLIN, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The world's fight against climate change was almost dead this past weekend but the U.S. agreed to negotiate a new climate accord over the next two years.
STEFAN NICOLA, UPI Energy Correspondent

Bali climate summit reaches agreement

BALI, Indonesia, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- The United States reluctantly has agreed to join a global effort to negotiate a new climate change treaty to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Defense Focus: Lebed's ghost -- Part 1

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- All is not well in the sphere of Russian-Chinese arms sales and cooperation: Call it Lebed's ghost.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

U.S. may take 25,000 Iraqi refugees

WASHINGTON, April 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. State Department says the United States is willing to accept 25,000 Iraqi refugees this year. Speaking in Geneva after a U.N.-sponsored summit on the Iraqi refugee crisis, Ellen Sauerbrey, assistant secretary of state for population, refugees and

World said not ready for global flu crisis

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The top U.S. health official, referring to the possibility of an avian flu crisis, says the world is "woefully unprepared" to respond to a pandemic.

World health experts plan for a pandemic

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The world's top health experts met in Washington Thursday and said the world is "woefully unprepared" to respond to a pandemic.

E.U.: Kyoto could spur Europe's growth

WASHINGTON, April 21 (UPI) -- European Commissioner for Energy Stravos Dimas this week said the European Union's carbon emissions-trading scheme, intended to combat global climate change and reduce greenhouse gases, could be a catalyst for economic opportunities for the continent's in
DONNA BORAK

U.S. blasts Saudi, China on rights

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. State Department, in its annual human rights report Monday, criticized practices in ally Saudi Arabia and had harsh words for China.

New criteria for assessing human rights

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- This year's U.S. report on human rights report adds new categories of discrimination, the State Department said Friday.

U.S., Tunisia ink science deal

TUNIS, Tunisia, June 22 (UPI) -- The United States and Tunisia Tuesday signed a 10-year Science and Technology agreement.

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Washington Agenda-General

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Washington Agenda-General

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US, New Zealand teaming up on climate

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- The governments of New Zealand and the United States, although maintaining separate opinions on the Kyoto global warming treaty, will work together more closely on research related to global climate change, officials of both countries said Friday.
SCOTT R. BURNELL, UPI Science News

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U.S. urged to increase AIDS support

WASHINGTON, June 13 (UPI) -- The global fight against HIV/AIDS requires strong leadership and financial support from the United States, group convened by a Washington thinktank and headed by two senators urged Thursday.
STEVE MITCHELL, UPI Medical Correspondent
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