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U.S. hits out at Iraqi disinformation

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- The Bush administration Tuesday released a 32-page document detailing what it said was Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's pattern of deception in relation to weapons of mass destruction, the exploitation of his people and attempts to portray Iraq as a victim o

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2002 Yearend: A safer world?

Do you feel safer than you did last year? Perhaps you do. But you shouldn't. 2002 was the Year of the Lull before the Storm. This commentary is part of UPI's Special Report reviewing 2002 and previewing 2003. By Martin Sieff.
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Interview: Toshiba CEO says US is key

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- The key to business prospects is the U.S. economic outlook, the chairman of global electronics giant Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday in an interview with United Press International. He said the upcoming Christmas season looked solid for electronics products
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Think tanks wrap-up II

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think ta

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Report: State e-mail likens GOP, neo-Nazis

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- Top State Department officials have accused Republican House leaders and White House officials of McCarthyism and neo-Nazism for criticizing the visa system's f

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UPI News Update

The latest news from United Press International, around the world, around the clock.

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Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks.

Pentagon vague on Rumsfeld mission

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's peace-making odyssey to South Asia to help nudge India and Pakistan back from the brink of war was prompting more qu
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Richard Armitage
WAP2003020407 - WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Comm. on Feb. 4, 2003, in Washington as Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ill, left, and Sen. Chuck Hagel, right, D-Neb., listen. Armitage voiced his concerns that North Korea was reinstituting their nuclear program but underscored the difference between that country and Iraq. mk/Michael Kleinfeld UPI
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Richard Crispin Armitage (born 22 August 1971) is an English actor famous for his roles as John Thornton in North and South, Guy of Gisborne in Robin Hood, and Lucas North in Spooks. He is currently cast as Thorin Oakenshield in the two-film adaptation of The Hobbit.

Born in Leicester, England, Richard Armitage attended Huncote Primary School in Huncote, Leicestershire. Later at Brockington College in Enderby he studied music, performing cello in school and local orchestras as well as learning how to play flute. He pursued this interest to Pattison College in Coventry, where his education expanded to include dance and acting. He gained A Levels in music and English.

At 17, he joined a circus in Budapest for six weeks to gain his Equity Card. After returning to England, he pursued a career in musical theatre, performing in various productions including Cats as Admetus and Macavity.

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