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Colin Powell

Colin Luther Powell is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State (2001–2005), serving under President George W. Bush. He was the first African American appointed to that position. During his military career, Powell also served as National Security Advisor (1987–1989), as Commander of the U.S. Army Forces Command (1989) and as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989–1993), holding the latter position during the Gulf War. He was the first, and so far the only, African American to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Colin Powell to open TFWA Cannes
2014-06-12
Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell will lead the keynote speeches at this year's TFWA World Exhibition & Conference in Cannes from 26-31 October. Colin-Powell. Colin Powell, former US Secretary of state, will lead the line-up of speakers at this ...
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  1. Andrea Guerra joins as keynote speaker for TFWA World Exhibition

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Maine ranks 15th for high school graduation rates
2014-04-28
The report is by education groups that include America's Promise Alliance, an organization founded by former Secretary of State Colin Powell. It shows the nationwide graduation rate hit 80 percent in 2012, its highest ever. The commissioner of the ...
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  1. New Hampshire high school graduation rate exceeds national average
  2. US high school graduation rate reaches 80 percent

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Retired Gen. Colin Powell to Worcester Tech students: Do your best
2014-03-28
Retired Gen. Colin L. Powell gives Worcester Technical High School students the thumbs up on Thursday, March 27, 2014, while on stage at The Hanover Theater for the Performing Arts. Powell was this year's Worcester Tech guest motivational speaker.
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  1. Colin Powell advises Worcester Tech students to do their best every day

2013
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Colin Powell gets down with Jamie Foxx
2013-08-27
Former secretary of State Colin Powell had quite the weekend, reflecting on the state of civil rights in America and getting down at a party with the likes of Jamie Foxx and Pharrell Williams. What's that ... the retired four-star Army general and ...
(USA TODAY)
  1. Move Over, Stephen Colbert: Colin Powell Has a Daft Punk Dance Party With ...
  2. WATCH: Colin Powell busts a move (again!)
  3. Watch U.S. secretaries of state show off their dance moves

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Retired four-star General Colin Powell speaks in South Barrington
2013-08-08
SOUTH BARRINGTON – More than 8,000 visitors took their seats at Willow Creek Community Church on Thursday morning to hear a speech from General Colin Powell - but several attendees at the 2013 Global Leadership Summit said his speech was just ...
(Northwest Herald)
  1. Powell at Willow Creek: True leaders empower followers
  2. Retired four-star Gen. Colin Powell speaks in South Barrington
  3. Colin Powell in Abilene video conference: Followers get things done, not leaders

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Colin Powell On Gun Control: 'Why Can't We Test Everybody' Before Gun ...
2013-01-13
Colin Powell addressed the gun control debate on Meet The Press Sunday and told host David Gregory that although he's a gun owner himself and a “believer in the Second Amendment,” we have a responsibility to “protect our people.” There must be a ...
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  1. Powell defends Hagel on 'Meet the Press' over anti-gay remarks

2012
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Military Intervention in Syria (6)
2012-06-13
Powell Against Military Intervention in Syria (NationalJournal.com)
Powell Opposes US Military Intervention In Syria (NPR News)
Powell opposes US military intervention in Syria (Miami Herald)
Excerpt: Former Secretary of State Colin Powell came out against the U.S. military involvement in the conflict in Syria on Wednesday. The conflict has escalated drastically over the past few weeks and, according to a U.N. official, can now be considered... (Read article)

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Military Intervention in Syria (6)
2012-06-13
Powell Against Military Intervention in Syria (NationalJournal.com)
Powell Opposes US Military Intervention In Syria (NPR News)
Powell opposes US military intervention in Syria (Miami Herald)
Excerpt: Former Secretary of State Colin Powell came out against the U.S. military involvement in the conflict in Syria on Wednesday. The conflict has escalated drastically over the past few weeks and, according to a U.N. official, can now be considered... (Read article)

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CHANGE (5)
2012-03-28
CHANGE, AND TEARS, AT LAST (American Reporter, American Reporter, American Reporter, American Reporter)
Climate Change: If You Break It, You Own It (Patch)
Excerpt: And then there was Colin Powell. I endorsed him the day someone else launched a draft committee to get him into the 2000 presidential race. I needed no more encouragement, because I had come to deeply admire this quiet, straightforward man who led our... (Read article)

2011
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Telling (18)
2011-11-11
Osama raid poser: Did US tell Delhi? (The Telegraph)
Nancy Talanian: WikiLeaks Guantanamo Release Offers an Opportunity for Truth Telling (The Huffington Post)
Colin Powell, Susan Rice among US delegation to mark Southern Sudan's independence (The Canadian Press via Yahoo! Canada News, Brandon Sun)
Excerpt: Washington, May 8: When the dust has settled on Osama bin Laden’s killing, one crucial question will beg an answer: did Marc Grossman, President Barack Obama’s special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, give top Indian officials any inkling about the momentous events in Abbottabad on the night of May... (Read article)

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Fox to Discuss (2)
2011-05-13
Michael J Fox to discuss Parkinson's at lecture (Washington Examiner)
Fox to discuss Parkinson's at SCSU (WTNH-TV New Haven)
Excerpt: The The NEW HAVEN, Conn. Actor Michael J. Fox is scheduled to discuss his life with Parkinson's disease in a sold-out speech at Southern Connecticut State University. Fox is set to deliver the talk Friday evening. It's titled, "Always Looking Up: The Adventures of an Incurable Optimist." Fox is known for starring roles in the "Family Ties" television series and... (Read article)

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Donald Trump Dives in Poll (2)
2011-05-10
Donald Trump dives in poll of GOP voters (Los Angeles Times)
Donald Trump dives in poll of Republican voters (Dose)
Excerpt: That string of sibilants you hear is the air rapidly leaking out of the presidential balloon that kept Donald Trump floating above the political confusion that has marked the race for the Republican presidential... (Read article)