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Bush to host Brown at Camp David

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, July 26 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has been invited to spend Sunday and Monday with U.S. President George W. Bush at the presidential retreat in Maryland.

Kasuri: Pakistan opposes military strike

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, July 24 (UPI) -- Pakistan's foreign minister Tuesday repeated an earlier warning that a U.S. strike against Osama Bin Laden could lead to dozens of civilian deaths.

Contempt vote Wednesday in attorney firing

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- A U.S. House committee will vote on holding White House officials in contempt for failing to answer subpoenas about the firing of federal prosecutors.

U.S.-Iran talks seen as way forward

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- White House spokesman Tony Snow said Monday the administration views the next round of talks with Iran as a way to provide for real security for Iraq.

Bush polyps benign

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- White House spokesman Tony Snow Monday said the five polyps removed during U.S. President George Bush's weekend colonoscopy were benign.

Bush to undergo routine colonoscopy

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney is to serve as acting president Saturday while President Bush has a routine colonoscopy, the White House said Friday. The president is to undergo the screening Saturday at Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland, C

Bush prods Iraqi leaders

WASHINGTON, July 16 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush Monday tried once again to impress upon Iraqi leaders the need to achieve reconciliation and a stronger sense of national identity.

Chertoff says U.S. at al-Qaida risk

CHICAGO, July 11 (UPI) -- The United States faces an increased risk of a terror attack by al-Qaida, Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff told The Chicago Tribune.

U.S. Republican rift on Iraq grows

WASHINGTON, July 11 (UPI) -- Dissent in the Republican Party over U.S. President George W. Bush's Iraq war policy grew Wednesday as two key party senators co-sponsored a Democratic bill.

White House to 'retool' Iraq strategy

WASHINGTON, July 10 (UPI) -- The White House announced Tuesday it will make changes in its mission in Iraq after a disappointing interim report on Iraqi benchmarks.

Iraq claims Turkey massing border troops

BAGHDAD, July 10 (UPI) -- Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari claimed Turkey has massed 140,000 troops along the Iraqi border and warned Iraq was prepared to fight.

White House denies Iraq pullout debate

WASHINGTON, July 8 (UPI) -- White House spokesman Tony Snow Monday denied a report the administration is considering a gradual pullback of U.S. troops in Iraq.

Snow defends Libby commutation

WASHINGTON, July 3 (UPI) -- White House Press Secretary Tony Snow Tuesday defended President Bush's decision to commute the sentence of former vice presidential aide I. Lewis Libby.

Bush, Putin meet in Maine

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine, July 2 (UPI) -- A White House spokesman said not to expect major announcements from a meeting between U.S. President George Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Maine.

Security tightened at U.S. airports

WASHINGTON, June 30 (UPI) -- Security was increased at U.S. airports Saturday after what appeared to be a botched terrorist attack on the airport in Glasgow, Scotland.

White House asserts executive privilege

WASHINGTON, June 28 (UPI) -- The Bush administration advised House and Senate committees Thursday that it would not respond to requests for documents on the U.S. attorney firings.

Congress probes White House e-mail

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) -- A U.S. House oversight committee report said e-mail is missing for 51 of the 88 White House aides with Republican Party accounts, CNN reported.

Edward Gillespie named White House adviser

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- Lobbyist Edward W. Gillespie, a former GOP National Committee chairman, Wednesday was named by President George Bush to be his third White House counselor.

Bush huddles with senators on immigration

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush met with a group of Republican senators on Capitol Hill Tuesday to urge them to pass the stalled immigration reform bill. After the Republican Policy lunch, which included a briefing on his trip to Europe, the president said that

Bush's watch not lifted in Albania

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush put his watch in a pocket for safe-keeping during his visit to Albania, his spokesman said, explaining that there is no mystery. Rumors had spread that someone stole the president's watch when an enthusiastic crowd of Albanians

Snow sees hope for immigration reform

WASHINGTON, June 10 (UPI) -- White House Press Secretary Tony Snow says immigration reform can become reality once a "dozen or so" amendments are debated.

Putin to visit Bush's Maine compound

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit the oceanfront compound of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush's home in Kennebunkport, Maine, on July 1-2.

Snow: Wolfowitz replacement close

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE, May 29 (UPI) -- White House spokesman Tony Snow said Tuesday the announcement of a replacement for World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz is imminent.

Seat belts optional on Bush ranchland

WASHINGTON, May 23 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush is free to drive around his Texas ranch without a seatbelt but he chose the day before a national buckle-up campaign began to do it.

U.S., Iran to meet on Iraq

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, May 17 (UPI) -- U.S., Iranian and Iraqi officials have agreed to meet in Baghdad to talk about Iraq, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said Thursday in Pakistan.
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