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UPI Almanac for Friday, June 27, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, June 27, 2014

UPI Almanac for Friday, June 27, 2014
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, June 27, 2013.
By United Press International

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

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.
By United Press International
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.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 17, 2012.
By United Press International
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.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 1, 2011.
By United Press International
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Ross Perot
H. Ross Perot attends the dedication ceremony for the new U.S. Air Force Memorial October 14, 2006 in Arlington, VA. Perot's son, Ross Perot, Jr., is chairman of the U.S. Air Force Memorial Foundation.(UPI Photo/Chip Somodevilla/Pool)
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Henry Ross Perot (pronounced /pəˈroʊ/; born June 27, 1930) is an American businessman best known for running for President of the United States in 1992 and 1996. Perot founded Electronic Data Systems (EDS) in 1962, sold the company to General Motors in 1984, and founded Perot Systems in 1988. Perot Systems was bought by Dell for $3.9 billion in 2009.

With an estimated net worth of about US$3.4 billion in 2011, he is ranked by Forbes as the 99th-richest person in America.

Perot was born in Texarkana, Texas, to Luly Maye Perot (née Ray) and Gabriel Ross Perot. His father was a cotton broker. He attended a private school called Patty Hill. He graduated from Texas High School in Texarkana in 1947. One of Perot's boyhood friends was Hayes McClerkin, later Speaker of the Arkansas House of Representatives and a prominent Texarkana, Arkansas, lawyer.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Ross Perot."
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