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Roosevelt’s barking deer spotted in Vietnam after 85-year absence

Roosevelt’s barking deer spotted in Vietnam after 85-year absence

March 13 (UPI) -- Recent camera-trap images in Vietnam's Xuan Lien Nature Reserve show evidence of rare deer species, Roosevelt's muntjacs.
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Mocking Obama's Iran policy

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- In an Iranian mosque with hundreds of worshipers present and thousands more watching on television, he denigrated the United States and urged his listeners to chant "Death to America."
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator
The Issue: Healthcare reform -- Could it be Obama's Waterloo?

The Issue: Healthcare reform -- Could it be Obama's Waterloo?

Who would have thought a program that was to benefit millions of Americans would be the undoing of Barack Obama's presidential legacy?
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International

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Robin Williams may return for third 'Night at the Museum'

Robin Williams may return for third 'Night at the Museum'

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Robin Williams may reprise his role as Teddy Roosevelt for the third installment of the "Night at the Museum" franchise, The Hollywood Reporter said.

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Historian says Obama should work harder to connect with GOP

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, whose "Team of Rivals" is the basis for the film "Lincoln," says President Obama must try harder to connect with Republicans.

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Obama, Netanyahu meet on Iran's nuclear problem

Obama, Netanyahu meet on Iran's nuclear problem

WASHINGTON, March 5 (UPI) -- President Obama said Monday pressure will be kept on Iran and its nuclear plans and the United States "will always have Israel's back" in terms of security.
Obama's schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 6

Obama's schedule for Tuesday, Dec. 6

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- President Obama travels to Kansas Tuesday to discuss what the White House calls a "make or break" moment for the middle class, the daily schedule indicated.

Obama to talk about U.S. economy in Kansas

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- President Obama will travel to Kansas Tuesday to deliver an address on the U.S. economy, the White House said Saturday.

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S. Korea, U.S. to work on N. Korea plan

S. Korea, U.S. to work on N. Korea plan

SEOUL, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- South Korea and the United States said they will respond to any future provocation by North Korea, top defense officials meeting in Seoul said Friday.

At 111, she's New York's oldest resident

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Jane Gilsenan has lived in three centuries, seen 19 U.S. presidents, is New York's oldest resident, and one of the oldest people in the world, authorities say.
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Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt (October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919; pronounced /ˈroʊzəvɛlt/ ROE-zə-velt) was the 26th President of the United States. He is well remembered for his energetic personality, range of interests and achievements, leadership of the Progressive Movement, model of masculinity, and his "cowboy" image. He was a leader of the Republican Party and founder of the short-lived Progressive ("Bull Moose") Party of 1912. Before becoming President (1901–1909) he held offices at the municipal, state, and federal level of government. Roosevelt's achievements as a naturalist, explorer, hunter, author, and soldier are as much a part of his fame as any office he held as a politician.

Born to a wealthy family, Roosevelt was an unhealthy child suffering from asthma who stayed at home studying natural history. In response to his physical weakness, he embraced a strenuous life. He attended Harvard, where he boxed and developed an interest in naval affairs. A year out of Harvard, in 1881 he ran for a seat in the state legislature. His first historical book, The Naval War of 1812, published in 1882, established his reputation as a serious historian. After a few years of living in the Badlands, Roosevelt returned to New York City, where he gained fame for fighting police corruption. He was effectively running the US Department of the Navy when the Spanish American War broke out; he resigned and led a small regiment in Cuba known as the Rough Riders, earning himself a nomination for the Medal of Honor. After the war, he returned to New York and was elected Governor; two years later he was nominated for and elected Vice President of the United States.

In 1901, President William McKinley was assassinated, and Roosevelt became president at the age of 42, taking office at the youngest age of any U.S. President in history. Roosevelt attempted to move the Republican Party in the direction of Progressivism, including trust busting and increased regulation of businesses. Roosevelt coined the phrase "Square Deal" to describe his domestic agenda, emphasizing that the average citizen would get a fair shake under his policies. As an outdoorsman and naturalist, he promoted the conservation movement. On the world stage, Roosevelt's policies were characterized by his slogan, "Speak softly and carry a big stick". Roosevelt was the force behind the completion of the Panama Canal; he sent out the Great White Fleet to display American power, and he negotiated an end to the Russo-Japanese War, for which he won the Nobel Peace Prize. Roosevelt is the first American to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

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