• Former US president George H.W. Bush dies aged 94
Former US president George H.W. Bush dies aged 94

Mr Bush was also vice president of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Bush's passing comes just months after the death in April of his wife and revered first lady Barbara Bush - his "most beloved woman in the world" - to whom he was married for 73 years.

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  • Trump says he’ll meet with Bush family at his guesthouse
Trump says he’ll meet with Bush family at his guesthouse

Sully will accompany Bush's casket on its flight to Washington on December 3. The US Postal Service announced it will "suspend regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative office activity" on Wednesday for the national day of mourning honoring the late former President George H.W.

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  • IDF launches operation to neutralize Hezbollah tunnels
IDF launches operation to neutralize Hezbollah tunnels

The tunnels are not operational, the military said , adding that its work to find and neutralize them was taking place inside Israeli territory. However, a friendly fire incident in Syria in September that led to the downing of a Russian plane by Syrian air defences during an Israeli strike has complicated Israeli operations there.

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  • Manafort 'Tying Up Loose Ends' In Russia Probe
Manafort 'Tying Up Loose Ends' In Russia Probe

The upcoming court filings will contain intriguing new details about the nature of their cooperation and where the Russian Federation investigation is ultimately headed. Corsi insists he has never had direct contact with Julian Assange or his organization. In the court filing due by midnight Tuesday, Mueller's team could also nod toward the next ...

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  • Erdogan says not aiming to harm Saudi royals in Khashoggi affair
Erdogan says not aiming to harm Saudi royals in Khashoggi affair

In an astounding revelation, the slain Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi had leveled serious charges against Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman . Erdogan also said Prince Mohammed had sent his chief prosecutor to Turkey to investigate the Khashoggi killing, but the prosecutor failed to share information with Turkey.

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  • War not a solution to Kashmir issue: Imran Khan
War not a solution to Kashmir issue: Imran Khan

In the letter, Trump asked Pakistan to play its role in Afghan peace talks which are aimed at catalysing an end to the 17-year invasion of Afghanistan by United States troops. Pakistan reiterates its commitment to play a facilitation role in good faith. "President Trump has written a letter", Chaudhry told Reuters news agency on Monday.

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  • President George HW Bush Dead at 94
President George HW Bush Dead at 94

The nation's 41st president died Friday at his home in Houston at 94. Mr Bush's body is due to lie in state this week ahead of a day of national mourning . Bush's death reduces membership in the ex-presidents' club to four: Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W Bush and Barack Obama. Sully can perform a two-page list of commands, incl...

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  • In photo, Bush’s service dog honours the late president
In photo, Bush’s service dog honours the late president

Bush will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda from Monday through Wednesday, when a state funeral is scheduled at the National Cathedral. To commemorate the first former president to die since Gerald Ford in 2006, officials have announced a detailed, four-day schedule of celebratory services and tribute, organised with military precision by ...

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  • Ukraine calls up reservists amid tensions with Russia
Ukraine calls up reservists amid tensions with Russia

Ukraine's leader has called on Germany and its allies to boost their naval presence in the Black Sea to deter Russian Federation from further aggression in the region. Ukraine's deputy defense minister, Anatoliy Petrenko, said the country is talking to its Western partners to respond to Russia's "escalatory actions".

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  • Former presidents laud George H.W. Bush's dedication to public service
Former presidents laud George H.W. Bush's dedication to public service

In August 1990 he responded to Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait, creating a national coalition led by the United States that liberated the oil-rich yet tiny nation but stopped short of toppling the Iraqi dictator. So it did become a personal friendship". About 70 students gathered at the Presidential Pond outside the George Bush Presidential L...

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  • Michael Gove insisted the government can still win crucial Brexit vote
Michael Gove insisted the government can still win crucial Brexit vote

Opposition parties and a small Northern Irish party which props up May's minority government have said they plan to reject the deal when parliament votes on it on December 11. Opportunities for trade in the wake of Brexit were at the top of Mrs May's agenda for the two-day summit in which she held face-to-face talks with leaders of key targets fo...

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  • Engagement ring lost moments before proposal found by police
Engagement ring lost moments before proposal found by police

The couple had already returned back to their home country. Police released surveillance images and footage of the couple trying to retrieve the ring. According to the New York City Police Department, the man was proposing to his girlfriend just before midnight on Friday, when he dropped the ring.

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  • Iran THREATENS to continue missile tests amid rising United States tensions
Iran THREATENS to continue missile tests amid rising United States tensions

Iran did not confirm or deny that it carried out a missile test, but Tehran has insisted it is not pursuing nuclear weapons and the missiles and not created to carry nukes. "You know, we go back to a history where our cities were being showered with missiles from Saddam Hussein... and Iran did not have a single missile to work as a deterrence again...

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  • Democrats Nominate Nancy Pelosi For House Speaker
Democrats Nominate Nancy Pelosi For House Speaker

House Democrats voted 203-32 Wednesday in the closed-door session. Playing on their powerful numbers following a "blue wave" election, newly-elected House Democrats are jockeying for power as Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to be elected Speaker in the new Congress.

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  • Lawyers for former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen asks for no prison time
Lawyers for former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen asks for no prison time

In a late-night court filing, lawyers for the onetime Trump loyalist wrote that their client was a changed man who was eager to share his knowledge with law enforcement and mindful that he would have to "begin his life virtually anew". "Arising out of Michael's concern that his entry into a traditional cooperation agreement would likely delay his s...

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  • CIA Finds Saudi Crown Prince Targeted Khashoggi
CIA Finds Saudi Crown Prince Targeted Khashoggi

The worldwide blowback to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is making things uncomfortable for Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at this year's Group of 20 summit , which began Friday in Buenos Aires , Argentina.

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  • India to host G-20 summit for the first time in 2022
India to host G-20 summit for the first time in 2022

Buenos Aires: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping concurred that there had been a "perceptible improvement" in bilateral ties after the Wuhan Summit as they discussed a wide range of regional and global issues during their meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit here.

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  • Paris assesses injuries, damage after worst riot in decade
Paris assesses injuries, damage after worst riot in decade

Police said 23 police officers were among the injured and 378 of the arrested have been put in police custody. A vandalized shop is seen on a street the morning after clashes between police and protesters wearing yellow vests, a symbol of a French drivers' protest against higher diesel taxes, in Paris , France, December 2, 2018.

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  • A messy start to December: Snow, Rain, Ice this weekend
A messy start to December: Snow, Rain, Ice this weekend

The unseasonably cool conditions will linger throughout the work week, with afternoon highs staying in the 30s and 40s. Snow, though some sleet and freezing rain is possible. During the day Monday , a strong but dry cold front will move by. WHEN: Precipitation arrives between 9am - noon Saturday . Behind the front, cold air will pour into the...

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  • James Comey To Testify Before House Judiciary Committee
James Comey To Testify Before House Judiciary Committee

Hard to protect my rights without being in contempt, which I don't believe in", Comey said in a tweet. Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee pledged to provide Comey with a full transcript within 24 hours of his testimony, and said he would be allowed to "make any or all of that transcript public", Comey's lawyer David Kelley told the news...

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