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A sixth child, Robin, died of leukemia in 1953 at age three. Although a cause of death has not been released for the former President, he suffered many health issues. Bush's living daughter, Dorothy Bush, was named after Bush's mother. In 2015, the GOP famously sold colorful-striped "George H.W. Bush socks". Sheikh Sabah also said Bush never "forgot the Kuwaiti people and will remain in their memory".
  • Former FBI Director James Comey Will Testify Privately

    Former FBI Director James Comey Will Testify Privately

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    Comey is expected to be questioned about decisions made by the FBI in 2016, including a call not to recommend criminal charges against Democrat Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server and the FBI's investigation into potential coordination between Russian Federation and Republican Donald Trump's campaign.
  • Russian Federation must release Ukrainian vessels, sailors

    Russian Federation must release Ukrainian vessels, sailors

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    There are no signs that heightened tensions between Ukraine and Russian Federation pose an increased threat to Poland, the defence minister in Warsaw said last week. Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko said on the occasion of Europe Day on May 21, 2016 that Ukraine had a special mission to protect its Western neighbors from Russia's aggression, barbarism and militarism.
  • U.S. Defense Chief Accuses Putin Of 'Duplicitous' Action On Missile Treaty

    U.S. Defense Chief Accuses Putin Of 'Duplicitous' Action On Missile Treaty

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    US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Saturday that Russian Federation tried to meddle in the US midterm elections last month - just as it did in the 2016 vote that brought President Donald Trump to power. US prosecutors in October charged a Russian national with playing a financial role in a Kremlin-backed plan to conduct "information warfare" against the United States, including attempts to influence the midterm election.
  • CIA Director to Brief Lawmakers on Saudi Journalist's Murder

    CIA Director to Brief Lawmakers on Saudi Journalist's Murder

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    New Jersey Democrat Bob Menendez said he was "more convinced" than he was before that the US needed to reconsider its close ties to Saudi Arabia in the wake of the Central Intelligence Agency briefing, while South Carolina Republican Lindsey Graham told reporters that "it's not a smoking gun, it's a smoking saw", in reference to Khashoggi's alleged dismemberment using such a tool.
  • Israel to expose Hezbollah attack tunnels from Lebanon

    Israel to expose Hezbollah attack tunnels from Lebanon

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    According to Conricus, the tunnels were part of a Hezbollah plan from 2012 to "shift the battlefield to Israel " and "conquer the Galilee" in a future conflict by infiltrating its territory. The Lebanese Armed Forces went on high alert in southern Lebanon after the announcement, a security official told al-Nahar. Since their last fought war in 2006, Hezbollah has strengthened its military capabilities significantly with an estimated arsenal of some 100,000 and 120,000 short-and ...
  • Iran vows to increase missile range despite looming United Nations meet

    Iran vows to increase missile range despite looming United Nations meet

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    The language of the United Nations resolution "calls on" rather than "forbids" Iran from testing its missiles, according to Trita Parsi, the president of the National Iranian American Council . On Tuesday, the head of Iran's atomic energy organisation warned the European Union that Tehran's patience was running out on the bloc's pledge to keep up oil trading despite USA sanctions.
  • France fuel protests: What do the 'Yellow Vests' want?

    France fuel protests: What do the 'Yellow Vests' want?

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    The violence has caused deep concern in the French business community which claims it has already lost billions of euros and is set to attend a meeting at the Economy ministry on Monday. 412 people were arrested, with 378 of them still in custody at the time of writing. Clashes between police and demonstrators wearing the high-visibility yellow vests broke out soon after crowds began gathering near the Arc de Triomphe on Dec 1, 2018.
  • Cohen admits that he lied to Congress

    Cohen admits that he lied to Congress

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    During the campaign, while publicly espousing a conciliatory relationship with Putin, Trump was repeatedly dismissive of claims that he had connections to the Kremlin, an issue that flared as especially sensitive in the summer of 2016 after the Democratic National Committee and a cybersecurity company asserted that Moscow was behind a punishing cyberattack on the party's network.
  • George H.W. Bush's Service Dog, Sully, Is Honored: 'Mission Complete'

    George H.W. Bush's Service Dog, Sully, Is Honored: 'Mission Complete'

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    Those reflections will continue throughout the week, when Bush's casket travels from Houston , Bush's hometown, to Washington, DC to lie in state in the United States Capitol. Bush's personal relationship with his Secret Service details will also be on full display throughout the week of events. Sully the dog will be travelling with the casket on the flight from Texas to Washington DC on Monday.