Iraqi Civil Defense finds weapons cache

BAGHDAD, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Members of the Iraqi Civil Defense Corps turned over a large weapons cache to Kazakh forces operating with coalition forces near Baghdad.

Allenby leads in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Robert Allenby Thursday shot 5-under-par 67 and has a one-stroke lead after the first round of the European Tour's MasterCard Masters Golf Tournament.

Santos leads at Portugal golf tournament

SANTA CRUZ, Portugal, March 22 (UPI) -- Ricardo Santos shot a six-under-par 66 Thursday and owns a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Madeira Islands Open stop of the PGA European Tour.

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Muirfield gives others a chance

EAST LOTHIAN, Scotland, July 17 (UPI) -- When Peter Baker, Des Smyth and James Kingston tee it up first Thursday at the British Open, they may even have a chance as the three relative unknowns get read

British Open Pairings

GULLANE, Scotland, July 16 (UPI) -- Pairings and starting times for the first two rounds of the British Open, which starts Thursday at Muirfield Golf Links. First time listed is for Thursday, July

Elkington survives British Open qualifying

GULLANE, Scotland, July 15 (UPI) -- Former PGA Championship winner Steve Elkington claimed the final spot in this week's British Open Monday despite hitting a shot out of bounds on the final hole

Eagle has Lane flying high in B & H

SUTTON COLDFIELD, England, May 11 (UPI) -- Barry Lane rode an incredible eagle to a course-record 7-under-par 65 and a two-shot lead through three rounds at the Benson and Hedges International Open Satur

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Montgomerie shares midway lead

SUTTON COLDFIELD, England, May 10 (UPI) -- Colin Montgomerie earned a share of the lead midway through the European PGA Tour Benson and Hedges International Open Friday by posting a bogey-free, 5-under-p

Peter Baker is an American author and newspaper reporter, who has worked for both The Washington Post and The New York Times.

He attended Oberlin College, and was a reporter for the student newspaper, The Oberlin Review.

With the Post, he wrote numerous front-page articles and interviewed leaders including U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. He was the Post's White House correspondent during the Clinton administration, and covered the Lewinsky scandal. He wrote a book based on his coverage, The Breach: Inside the Impeachment and Trial of William Jefferson Clinton, published by Scribner in 2000. He served as the Post's Moscow bureau chief, and wrote a book while there, Kremlin Rising: Vladimir Putin and the Russian Counter-Revolution. While with the Post, Baker spent several months covering events in the Middle East and was embedded with the command of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.

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