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2006-03-22 13:37:52

NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice officially turned her back on Wednesday on her dream job -- commissioner of the National Football League.

2005-12-16 13:50:08

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has made an impassioned personal appeal to Congress to provide $50 million for African troops trying to keep peace in Sudan's Darfur region, officials said on Friday. U.S.

2005-12-11 08:23:38

By Saul Hudson BRUSSELS (Reuters) - When Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice needed to smooth over a spiraling crisis with European allies over U.S. detainee treatment, she deployed the most potent weapon in her diplomatic arsenal -- a blue-and-white Boeing 757 jet.

2005-12-06 14:21:43

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A German man sued former CIA Director George Tenet and other U.S. spy agency officials for alleged wrongful imprisonment and torture on Tuesday in a rare legal challenge to the secret transfer of terrorism suspects to foreign countries for interrogation.

2005-12-02 15:25:44

By Saul Hudson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is expected to give allies in Europe a response next week to their pressure over Washington's treatment of terrorism suspects: back off.

2005-10-24 11:44:13

By Randall Palmer OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin kept up his attack on U.S. trade policy on Monday even as he prepared to meet Condoleezza Rice later in the day on her first official visit to Canada as U.S. Secretary of State.

2005-10-15 14:09:48

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will host Britain's Foreign Secretary Jack Straw in the United States for a three-day, stage-managed tour with political overtones.

2005-10-11 22:27:13

KABUL (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said she would fly to Pakistan on Wednesday to show support for a military ally hit by the deadliest earthquake in the region for a century. The top U.S.

2005-09-27 10:49:11

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived in Haiti on Tuesday for a one-day visit aimed at showing U.S. support for November elections in the violent, poor Caribbean country.

2005-09-26 14:04:14

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will visit Haiti on Tuesday to show U.S. support for upcoming elections in the troubled Caribbean country, the State Department said on Monday.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.