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June 6, 1987 | ROBERT GILLETTE, Times Staff Writer
Relations between the United States and Poland, emerging from a five-year chill, are returning to normal as both sides prepare to name ambassadors and talks get under way on trade, cultural and scientific contacts, according to a visiting senior Polish official. An exchange of ambassadors, symbolizing a return to full diplomatic relations, should take place "fairly quickly," now that both sides have selected candidates, the official, Roman Malinowski, said in an interview.
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June 6, 1987 | ROBERT GILLETTE, Times Staff Writer
Relations between the United States and Poland, emerging from a five-year chill, are returning to normal as both sides prepare to name ambassadors and talks get under way on trade, cultural and scientific contacts, according to a visiting senior Polish official. An exchange of ambassadors, symbolizing a return to full diplomatic relations, should take place "fairly quickly," now that both sides have selected candidates, the official, Roman Malinowski, said in an interview.
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October 7, 1987 | Associated Press
The White House formally announced Tuesday that President Reagan intends to nominate John R. Davis Jr., the U.S. charge d'affaires in Warsaw, as ambassador to Poland. Davis has been in charge of the Warsaw embassy during the four-year period the U.S. government allowed the top post to remain vacant.
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May 25, 1990 | Associated Press
President Bush will name Thomas Simons Jr., a former State Department official, as ambassador to Poland, succeeding John R. Davis Jr., the White House has announced. Bush also will name William B. Milam as ambassador to Bangladesh and James Daniel Phillips as ambassador to the Congo.
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March 18, 1988
Career diplomat John R. Davis presented his credentials as U.S. ambassador to Poland, ending a 5-year period after the imposition of martial law in which Washington had no top-ranked envoy in Warsaw. Davis, 60, who had been serving as charge d'affaires in Warsaw, was received by Kazimierz Barcikowski, vice president of the Council of State. Before the ceremony, he applauded Polish steps toward economic and political reform and expressed hope for further progress in human rights.
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March 17, 1988 | Associated Press
Career diplomat John R. Davis presented his credentials today as U.S. ambassador to Poland, ending a five-year period in which Washington had no top-ranked envoy here after the imposition of martial law. Davis, who had been serving as charge d'affaires in Warsaw, formally became ambassador at a ceremony at the government's Belvedere Palace, where he was received by Kazimierz Barcikowski, vice president of the Council of State.
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September 12, 1992 | JULIE TAMAKI
Three San Fernando Valley companies were among five charged with fraud Friday, following an 18-month sting operation by the FBI in San Francisco aimed at halting the sale of bogus aircraft parts to the Pentagon. Three executives from the Valley companies and two others were also charged in connection with the ongoing case, said Richard Held, the agent in charge of the FBI's San Francisco office. The criminal charges were filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco.
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March 21, 1987 | From a Times Staff Writer
Two crewmen of a Navy F-14 Tomcat fighter ejected safely Friday after guiding their disabled jet away from populated areas just before it crashed and exploded in a canyon about four miles northeast of Miramar Naval Air Station. Cmdr. John R. Davis, the pilot, and Lt. Bill Minnich, the radar intercept officer, had just taken off from the Navy airfield when their $35-million jet apparently developed engine trouble.
SPORTS
October 17, 1985 | Associated Press
The NCAA Council bowed a bit to the outcry from predominantly black schools Wednesday and recommended lowering the standardized test score needed before a high school athlete can be eligible to compete as a college freshman. Still not in its final form, the proposal, which came out of the NCAA Council's three-day meeting here, will be refined and presented for a vote by the entire NCAA membership at the annual convention here in January. NCAA President John R.
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January 30, 1987 | MATHIS CHAZANOV, Times Staff Writer
Polish authorities opened the way Thursday for Under Secretary of State John C. Whitehead to meet with opposition figures in the course of an official visit that may lead to a lifting of economic sanctions imposed after the Solidarity labor union was crushed.
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April 17, 1985 | United Press International
The United States and Poland agreed Tuesday to resume commercial flights this month for the first time since 1981, when U.S. officials suspended Poland's landing rights to protest its imposition of martial law. "The agreement has opened a new period of cooperation between the two countries and is a reasonable compromise," Polish Aviation Minister Jozef Sobieraj said. John R. Davis, U.S.
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