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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, June 27, 2013.
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The commander in chief

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- U.S. commanders in chief need to hold subordinates accountable for answering the question of “What next?” as a critical step in ensuring strategic success.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator
Poll: Voters like Obama a bit more

Poll: Voters like Obama a bit more

PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. residents like President Obama more than his Republican challenger Mitt Romney, the Gallup Poll said Thursday.
Is California the trend-setter: Prius No. 1

Is California the trend-setter: Prius No. 1

CHICAGO, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Auto Data Corp. which keeps track of automotive statistics from sales to promotions, said the Toyota Prius has become the bestselling vehicle in California, the nation's single largest vehicle market.
AL SWANSON, UPI Auto Writer

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.
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1st Obama-Romney debate: It's the economy

1st Obama-Romney debate: It's the economy

DENVER, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Half of the first presidential debate is scheduled to discuss the U.S. economy, but the AARP says it is dismayed Social Security and Medicare aren't mentioned.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 17, 2012.
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Third-party candidates not getting national hype this year

Third-party candidates not getting national hype this year

The likelihood of a third-party U.S. presidential candidate becoming a dominant figure who can influence the 2012 presidential election is fading.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International
Mr. Obama and Mr. Romney -- What about ...?

Mr. Obama and Mr. Romney -- What about ...?

WASHINGTON, July 11 (UPI) -- Politics in the United States have deteriorated to the point that winning elections has transcended the need for providing effective government.
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

Mining asteroids? Let's go, some say

SEATTLE, April 21 (UPI) -- A group based in Seattle with serious credentials said it is time to start a mining company that would go after resources flying through space on asteroids.

24 percent would support third party

UTICA, N.Y., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Almost one-quarter of U.S. voters say they might vote for a third-party presidential candidate, with young voters and independents more likely.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011.
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Dallas Mavericks at center of court battle

DALLAS, June 23 (UPI) -- The owner of the Dallas Mavericks says shareholder Ross Perot's suit against the team is an effort to recoup real estate losses incurred by Perot's company.

Obama promotes large-scale volunteerism

COLORADO SPRINGS, July 3 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Barack Obama urged his audience "to do your part" and volunteer for national service, pledging to expand opportunities for those who heed his call.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, June 27, 2008.
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Analysis: Obama shows genius

WASHINGTON, June 25 (UPI) -- Sen. Barack Obama heads into the heavyweight championship with Sen. John McCain for the presidency of the United States with many advantages, but the biggest one is his own political intellect.
MARTIN SIEFF

Perot backs Romney, attacks McCain

DALLAS, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot is backing former Gov. Mitt Romney of Massachusetts for the Republican presidential nomination.

Copy of the Magna Carta sells for $21.3M

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Billionaire David Rubenstein has bought a 710-year-old copy of Britain's Magna Carta for $21.3 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York.

Paul: Echoes of 3rd-party campaigns

SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, riding a wave of online giving and voter dissatisfaction, has become a player in the presidential campaign, The Los Angeles Times said.

Iraqi Kurds' new oil deals a major move

IRBIL, Iraq, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Iraq's Kurds have exercised their prerogative to develop their oil sector, to Baghdad's ire, by signing another five oil deals with international firms.

U.S. poll: 72 percent dissatisfied

NEW YORK, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Exactly 12 months before the next federal election, 72 percent of U.S. citizens said they are unhappy with the country's course, a USA Today/Gallup poll showed.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 1, 2007.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 17, 2007.
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