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World Media Mission complete: George HW Bush's service dog in final act of service
Author: 0 Mission complete: George HW Bush's service dog in final act of service

The 41st U.S. president's body is scheduled to lie in state there from Monday to Wednesday. Mr Bush, who served as the 41st United States president between 1989 and 1993, died late on Friday at the age of 94. Bush attends a ceremony to unveil a new garden named in his wife's honor, Sept 29, 2011, in Kennebunkport, Maine. Trump directed the presidential plane - called Air Force One when the sitting President is aboard - to pick up Bush's casket and transport it to Washington .

World Media Facebook accused of giving access to users’ data
Author: 0 Facebook accused of giving access to users’ data

Facebook gave some companies, including Netflix and Airbnb, preferential access to user data in 2015 as it limited services for most others, according to company emails and presentations released by a British lawmaker. The release of the internal documents adds to Facebook's challenges as it wrestles with issues as varied as how it enabled the spread of misinformation and whether it properly safeguarded the data of its users.

World Media Putin says if U.S. builds missiles, so will Russian Federation
Author: 0 Putin says if U.S. builds missiles, so will Russian Federation

The US and NATO say Russia's 9M729 system, also known by the designation SSC-8, violates the INF treaty, which banned ground-launched missiles with a range of 500 to 5,500 kilometers. "Measures were considered to reinforce the armed forces' combat capacity and means amid the mounting arms race related to the US plans to quit the INF Treaty", Shoigu told reporters during a conference.

World Media Eric Trump: George Conway Shows Kellyanne 'Utter Disrespect'
Author: 0 Eric Trump: George Conway Shows Kellyanne 'Utter Disrespect'

But if Mueller has solid evidence that it's Stone and Manafort who are lying, and Cohen who is telling the truth, then how can this be anything other than witness tampering? "I've had no discussion regarding a pardon, and the only person I've pushed for a pardon for was Marcus Garvey, who I think should be pardoned posthumously", Stone said.

World Media Iran tests medium-range ballistic missile, Pompeo says
Author: 0 Iran tests medium-range ballistic missile, Pompeo says

France and Britain maintain that missile launches are inconsistent with the UN resolution that endorsed the 2015 Iran nuclear deal , while the United States has taken a harder stance and views them as an outright violation. In this photo provided November 5, 2018, by the Iranian Army, a Sayyad 2 missile is fired by the Talash air defense system during drills in an undisclosed location in Iran.

World Media China supports Saudi Arabia in economic and social change
Author: 0 China supports Saudi Arabia in economic and social change

Before the summit, the heir to the throne of the world's top oil exporter had visited the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt and Tunisia. "President Putin and the Crown Prince held a rather fruitful and substantive discussion on the sidelines of the summit".

World Media U.S. and NMI flags lowered to half-staff in honor of 41st president
Author: 0 U.S. and NMI flags lowered to half-staff in honor of 41st president

Later Saturday, before his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the G-20 summit here, Trump said he had spoken by phone with Jeb Bush and former President George W. Bush will be buried next to his wife Barbara, who died in April , and their daughter Robin, who died of leukemia at age three. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Bush family during this hard time", said John Miller, head of America's VetDogs .

World Media Texas A&M holds special place in George H.W. Bush's heart
Author: 0 Texas A&M holds special place in George H.W. Bush's heart

Not only was he the 41st President of the USA, he served as Vice President under Ronald Reagan for two terms, from 1981 to 1989, and his eldest son George Jnr also attained the White House as the 43rd President. Bush was the father to former President George W. Bush and to Florida governor Jeb Bush. The president did not attend McCain's funeral, where Obama and George W Bush both delivered tributes.

World Media Trump hopes to meet Kim early 2019
Author: 0 Trump hopes to meet Kim early 2019

Add North Korea as an interest to stay up to date on the latest North Korea news, video, and analysis from ABC News. North Korea entered into agreements with regional powers in 1994 and in 2005 to dismantle its nuclear programme in return for economic benefits and diplomatic rewards, but those deals broke down after Pyongyang clandestinely continued to pursue building weapons of mass destruction.

World Media Comey now says he will comply with congressional subpoena
Author: 0 Comey now says he will comply with congressional subpoena

Republicans have said the Federal Bureau of Investigation is biased against Mr Trump, pointing to Mr Comey's decision to publicly announce that the Federal Bureau of Investigation would not bring charges against Mrs Clinton. Subpoenaed witnesses aren't entitled to dictate the terms under which they deliver testimony on Capitol Hill. "This ensures both transparency and access for the American people to all the facts".

World Media G20: Trump and Xi to meet amid US-China trade tensions
Author: 0 G20: Trump and Xi to meet amid US-China trade tensions

In a tweet , Trump said: " China has agreed to reduce and remove tariffs on cars coming into China from the US". Aaron Friedberg, a Princeton University professor of politics and global affairs, told NBC News before the G-20 summit that such a temporary cease-fire - setting up a structure for further negotiations - was the likely outcome of the Trump-Xi talks.

World Media UK Opposition Warns PM of 'Historic Constitutional Row' Over Brexit Legal Advice
Author: 0 UK Opposition Warns PM of 'Historic Constitutional Row' Over Brexit Legal Advice

Labour Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said it's "inevitable" that Labour will bring a motion of no-confidence in the government if Parliament rejects the Brexit agreement. United Kingdom lawmakers are set to vote on May's Brexit package on December 11, and all the signs are she's heading for a large defeat. He added: "The prime minister has run the clock down".

World Media Former presidents laud George H.W. Bush's dedication to public service
Author: 0 Former presidents laud George H.W. Bush's dedication to public service

Bush was a true statesman dedicated to serving the country he loved and leading the charge for a more compassionate and united world", said Governor Cooper. Eight years later, as he accepted the Republican Party's nomination for president in 1988, Bush pleaded for a "kinder, and gentler nation". They also credited Bush for paving the way for a period of national economic well-being: "As President, he set the stage for the decades of prosperity that have followed".

World Media NYPD finds couple who lost diamond ring in sidewalk grate
Author: 0 NYPD finds couple who lost diamond ring in sidewalk grate

According to the Associated Press , the couple appealed to the police for help after losing the ring, but emergency service officers were unable to locate it. "Thank you, Twitter . Case closed!" With the help of dozens of passers-by they managed to get the grate off and search underneath for at least two hours.

World Media Trudeau not among world leaders meeting with Saudi Crown prince at G20
Author: 0 Trudeau not among world leaders meeting with Saudi Crown prince at G20

Local officials in a Washington neighborhood have voted to rename a street outside Saudi Arabia's embassy in honor of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Erdogan said the Saudis have refused to help Turkish prosecutors who sought information including the whereabouts of Khashoggi's body and the identities of accomplices said to have supported the visiting Saudi hit squad.

World Media Former US President George HW Bush Dies Aged 94
Author: 0 Former US President George HW Bush Dies Aged 94

Later, he sent troops to the Mideast to repel Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in his attempted takeover of oil-rich Kuwait. The father to the 43rd U.S. Director of Central Intelligence. He was a local Republican Party chairman, and in 1966 won a seat in the US House of Representatives. That loss set him on a path to the string of high-level appointments in the 1970s.

World Media Lawyers say ex-Trump lawyer Cohen deserves no prison
Author: 0 Lawyers say ex-Trump lawyer Cohen deserves no prison

The memo refers to "Woman-1", who appears to be Karen McDougal, a former Playboy model who was paid by The National Enquirer for her story. "He and [Trump] also discussed possible travel to Russian Federation in the summer of 2016, and Michael took steps to clear dates for such travel", they continued, adding, that Cohen states he kept Trump "apprised" of his contacts with Russian Federation during the campaign.

World Media Comey Sues To Block Subpoena For House Deposition
Author: 0 Comey Sues To Block Subpoena For House Deposition

Lawyers for Comey argued in a court filing on November 29, 2018, that he shouldn't have to appear for a closed-door interview with lawmakers next week. Lawyers for Comey filed the motion on Thursday in an attempt to keep him from having to appear before House Republicans in a closed-door meeting on Monday.

World Media Lucian parents react to Amber Guyger murder charge
Author: 0 Lucian parents react to Amber Guyger murder charge

In a news conference Friday, Johnson denied she had waited too long to seek a murder charge against Guyger. She says a murder charge is intentionally and knowingly killing a person, while a manslaughter offence is recklessly killing a person.

World Media Anchorage, Alaska rocked by 6.6-magnitude natural disaster; tsunami warning issued
Author: 0 Anchorage, Alaska rocked by 6.6-magnitude natural disaster; tsunami warning issued

The US Geological Survey said the first and more powerful quake was centred about 12 kilometres north of Anchorage , which has a population of about 300,000. "But we know that a tragedy of this magnitude is going to require outside resources", she said. On March 27, 1964, Alaska was hit by a 9.2 quake, the strongest recorded in USA history, centred about 75 miles (120 kilometres) east of Anchorage .

World Media War will continue so long as Ukraine government stays: Vladimir Putin
Author: 0 War will continue so long as Ukraine government stays: Vladimir Putin

The discussion came after US President Mr Trump scrapped a scheduled meeting with Mr Putin due to Russia's confrontation with Ukrainian ships. "As long as they remain in power, the war will continue", the Russian leader said. Putin told them that the issue of the sailors was a matter for the courts, his spokesman said. Earlier, Putin grinned broadly and welcomed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman like a long-lost friend with an enthusiastic hand-shake after the group photo, where ...

World Media Facebook's Second In Command Commissioned Staff To Research Soros
Author: 0 Facebook's Second In Command Commissioned Staff To Research Soros

Sandberg sent an email to senior communications and policy executives in January that asked them to look into the billionaire's financial interests, The New York Times reported on Thursday . The revelation complicates Sandberg's shifting explanations of her role in Facebook's decisions to hire Definers and go on the offensive against the social network's growing legion of critics.

Author: 0 NYPD Finds Engagement Ring After Couple’s Proposal Attempt Goes Disastrously Awry

The only problem: The NYPD is still searching for the couple. The man popped the question in the middle of Times Square , police said, and then lost hold of the engagement ring. There is also a request along with the video -"help us find them". He was so excited when she said yes he promptly dropped the ring down a grate underfoot.

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