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Solemn public pays tribute as Bush lies in state in Rotunda


December 5, 2018

WASHINGTON — The nation’s capital embraced George H.W. Bush in death with solemn ceremony and high tributes to his service and decency, as the remains of the 41st president took their place in the Capitol Rotunda for three days of mourning and praise by the political elite and everyday citizens alike. Members of the public lined up before sunrise to …

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Mueller probe: Michael Flynn has offered ‘substantial’ assistance to investigation


December 5, 2018

WASHINGTON — Citing the “substantial” assistance provided by former national security adviser Michael Flynn, Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller is recommending no prison time for the retired Army lieutenant general who had pleaded guilty last year to making false statements to federal investigators. “Given the defendant’s substantial assistance and other considerations set forth below, a sentence at the low …

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Memorial City to transform into ‘Thousand Points of Light’ tonight for President George HW Bush


December 5, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Memorial City will transform into a “Thousand Points of Light” tonight in honor of President George H.W. Bush’s legacy. The “Thousand Points of Light” is a nod to the phrase coined by Bush in 1988. When he accepted the presidential nomination that year, he compared America’s clubs and volunteer organizations to “a brilliant diversity spread like …

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George HW Bush funeral speakers: George W Bush to give eulogy for father


December 5, 2018

WASHINGTON — Former President George W. Bush will deliver one of the eulogies at the state funeral of his father, former President George H.W. Bush, according to the Associated Press. The elder Bush’s final words were in a conversation with his son, the forty-third president. George W. Bush told his father that he had been a “wonderful dad” and that he loved him, …

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George HW Bush funeral: World leaders scheduled to attend state funeral at National Cathedral


December 5, 2018

WASHINGTON — Former President George H.W. Bush’s state funeral encompasses four days of events, from his arrival in Washington to his burial in Texas on Thursday. Former President George W. Bush will deliver one of the eulogies for his father. The invitation-only funeral service is set for Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral. President Trump and first lady Melania will be in attendance. Aside …

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WATCH LIVE: World bids farewell to President George HW Bush in state funeral today


December 5, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation will bid a final farewell to late President George H.W. Bush in a ceremony Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral, the nexus of state funerals The ceremony at 11 a.m. EST will cap three days of remembrance by dignitaries and ordinary citizens as they honored the Republican president who oversaw the post-Cold War transition and led …

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Priyanka-Nick’s lavish Delhi reception: Modi blesses newlywed couple


December 5, 2018

NEW DELHI:  Indian  Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined  Priyanka Chopra and her husband Nick Jonas  at their wedding reception they hosted for family and friends at Delhi’s Taj Palace Hotel on Tuesday. The newlywed couple celebrated their wedding with family and friends at their first reception. Various celebrities and personalities attended the Delhi party including Indian PM Modi whose appearance  …

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