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Yearender 2018: Newsmakers the world bid farewell to

Here's a look at 10 newsmakers whose death created a void in their respective professional worlds.

Dec 31, 2018, 12:14 PM IST

Body of former US President George HW Bush returns to Houston for funeral

Amid an unusual bipartisan spirit at the service at Washington`s National Cathedral, both Republican and Democratic politicians honoured a president who called for a "kinder, gentler" nation.

Dec 06, 2018, 06:17 AM IST

Former US first lady Barbara Bush dies at 92 lady Barbara Bush dead at 92

Bush was the wife of the 41st president, George H.W. Bush, and mother of the 43rd, George W. Bush.

Apr 18, 2018, 06:10 AM IST

Despite 7 women's statements, George Bush unlikely to be prosecuted

Bush has issued repeated apologies through a spokesman "to anyone he has offended." 

Nov 17, 2017, 17:58 PM IST

Fifth woman accuses former US president George HW Bush of groping

Amanda Staples, a former Republican candidate for Maine`s state Senate has accused former US president George H.W. Bush of groping her years ago.Bush is already gripped amid controversy, after he received allegations from women of touching them inappropriately, and the new woman is fifth in the row to put similar claims.

Oct 29, 2017, 07:50 AM IST

Former US President George HW Bush groped actress: Reports

George HW Bush has issued an apology to an actress who accused him of groping her.

Oct 25, 2017, 18:45 PM IST

Actress accuses George H.W. Bush of sexual assault

Actress Heather Lind says former US President George H.W. Bush groped her from his wheelchair at a screening of a film.

Oct 25, 2017, 17:10 PM IST

Former United States presidents condemn bigotry, anti-Semitism

A woman was killed and 19 other people injured in Charlottesville on Saturday when a suspected white supremacist drove his car into a group of counter-protesters.

Aug 16, 2017, 22:31 PM IST

Bill Clinton meets George HW Bush, gifts socks

 Former US President Bill Clinton met his predecessor George HW Bush in Texas and gifted him pairs of socks.

Apr 10, 2017, 10:57 AM IST

Doctors consider removing George HW Bush's breathing tube

Doctors treating former US president George HW Bush for pneumonia are considering whether to take out a breathing tube inserted to clear his airway.

Jan 20, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

Ex-United States President George HW Bush admitted to hospital

Former US President George HW Bush has been admitted to a hospital here, where the 92-year- old leader is responding to treatment, his top aide said on Wednesday.

Jan 18, 2017, 17:24 PM IST

Former US president George HW Bush hospitalised

Former US president George HW Bush has been hospitalised in Houston.

Jan 18, 2017, 14:38 PM IST

US Presidential Elections: George HW Bush's national security advisor endorses Hillary Clinton

Donald P. Gregg, national security advisor to George H.W. Bush during his tenure as vice president, has endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, saying she would make an "extremely good president".

Sep 26, 2016, 10:27 AM IST

Obama grants reprieve to turkeys 'Honest' and 'Abe'

Both turkeys will spend their remaining days living it up on a Virginia farm.

Nov 26, 2015, 05:56 AM IST

Obama set to pardon 2 turkeys before Thanksgiving holiday

Obama will pardon "Honest" and his alternate, "Abe."

Nov 26, 2015, 03:44 AM IST

George HW Bush, 91, falls at Maine home, breaks bone in neck

George HW Bush, the oldest living former US president, fell at his summer home and broke a bone in his neck but was doing OK, a spokesman said.

Jul 16, 2015, 12:30 PM IST

US ex-president George HW Bush hospitalized

US ex-president George HW Bush fell and broke a bone in his neck Wednesday, his spokesman said, following reports that the former leader had been hospitalized yet again.

Jul 16, 2015, 09:11 AM IST

Jeb Bush marked ''Hispanic'' on Florida voter form: NYT

Likely Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush, who was popular among Spanish-speaking voters while Florida governor, marked himself as "Hispanic" on a 2009 voter registration application, The New York Times reported on Monday.

Apr 06, 2015, 20:58 PM IST

Former US president George HW Bush discharged from hospital

Former US president George HW Bush was discharged from a hospital in Houston Tuesday after a stay of about a week for treatment of shortness of breath, his spokesperson said.

Dec 31, 2014, 10:18 AM IST

'George HW Bush breathing normally, to be discharged soon'

Former US President George H W Bush, hospitalised after experiencing breathing troubles, has improved but will spend at least another night at the hospital for further observation.

Dec 30, 2014, 12:43 PM IST