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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, March 14, 2014.
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Report recommends limiting Border Patrol's use of deadly force

WASHINGTON, Del., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Border Patrol needs stricter standards on the use of deadly force by its agents, an independent review commissioned by the agency said.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 3, 2014.
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WH: Obama wants to work with Congress, but will use executive order

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- President Obama wants to work with the U.S. Congress, but isn't afraid to wield his executive pen if needed, White House spokesman Jay Carney said Monday.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 10, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.
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Poll: Protecting U.S. from terrorism most important to American public

Poll: Protecting U.S. from terrorism most important to American public

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Protecting the United States from terrorism rather than promoting democracy abroad should be the top priority for American policy makers, a study has found.

Two opposing parties claim win in Honduras presidential election

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The conservative ruling party and a leftist coalition both claimed victory in the Honduras presidential election.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Oct. 28, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013.
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U.S. shutdown costs longer-term relations with Asia

U.S. shutdown costs longer-term relations with Asia

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. government shutdown and looming fears about the nation's debt levels have hurt the country's relations with Asia particularly hard.
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List of Nobel Peace Prize winners

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Peace Prize winners:

List of Nobel Prize in Physics winners

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Prize in Physics winners:
Leonardo DiCaprio may play Woodrow Wilson in film

Leonardo DiCaprio may play Woodrow Wilson in film

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Leonardo DiCaprio is to produce and possibly star in the film adaptation of "Wilson," A. Scott Berg's biography of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, Variety said.

The trade deal that can't afford to be derailed

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Time is running out for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would be the world's biggest trade deal, to be clinched on time.
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Iran's President Rouhani sends Jews Rosh Hashana greeting

Iran's President Rouhani sends Jews Rosh Hashana greeting

TEHRAN, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Iran's newly installed President Hassan Rouhani sent a Rosh Hashana greeting to Jews, posting well wishes for the Jewish New Year on his Twitter page.
The slog ahead for Japan's Abe

The slog ahead for Japan's Abe

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- The ruling Japanese Liberal Democratic Party's landslide victory in the Upper House elections was effectively a referendum about Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic policy to date.
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Study: Drones killed more civilians than jet fighters

WASHINGTON, July 3 (UPI) -- U.S. drone strikes in Afghanistan killed 10 times as many civilians as manned jet fighters, a study by an adviser to the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

Ex-CIA head Petraeus to teach at USC

LOS ANGELES, May 2 (UPI) -- Former CIA Director David Petraeus will teach part-time at the University of Southern California and help mentor student veterans, officials announced Thursday.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, April 2, 2013.
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China's coal power sapping up water supply

BEIJING, March 27 (UPI) -- Northern China's electricity sector is depleting the arid area's water, says a new study.
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