David Welch

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Kansas Man Dies in Desert After Writing Notes to Family

Why David Welch was in Utah remains unclear

(Newser) - A sad, strange tale out of Utah: A 54-year-old man who set off from Kansas on an unexplained road trip crashed his vehicle in remote Utah, and it wasn't until seven weeks later that a hiker spotted the wreck with David Welch's body inside, reports CNN . But there'... More »

Rice Set for Historic Meet With Gadhafi

First secretary of state visit to Libya in 55 years

(Newser) - Condoleezza Rice will become  first US secretary of state to visit Libya since the Eisenhower administration when she meets Friday with leader Moammar Gadhafi, reports the Voice of America. The meeting demonstrates the radical improvement in relations between the two nations since Gadhafi turned away from terrorism and scrapped Libya's... More »

US Envoy Visits Libya; Rice May Be Next

Rice would be first secretary of state to visit since 1953

(Newser) - A leading State Department official has arrived in Libya, laying the groundwork for a probable visit by Condoleezza Rice later in the year. The envoy, David Welch, will discuss improvements to US-Libyan relations and compensation for victims of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing, the BBC reports. Since 2003, when the Gaddafi... More »

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