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Iraq's Former Ambassador To The U.N. Shares George H.W. Bush's Role In Iraq

11 days ago   |   By NPR

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Feisal Istrabadi, Iraq's former ambassador to the U.N., about the legacy of President George H.W. Bush in Iraq.
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Beaver County native pays tribute to late President aboard the USS George H. W. Bush

Beaver County native pays tribute to late President aboard the USS George H. W. Bush

11 days ago   |   By WTAE

Logistics Spec. 3rd Class Logan Davidson is from Monaca
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Former President George H.W. Bush was the first president in nearly 50 years to have a train memorial, and thousands showed up to pay their respects

Former President George H.W. Bush was the first president in nearly 50 years to have a train memorial, and thousands showed up to pay their respects

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Nearly a week after his death, former President George H.W. Bush's body traveled via train to its final place of rest in College Station, Texas on Thursday.
His casket was loaded aboard 4141 - a locomotive named for the 41st president - which had a car specially outfitted with clear side panels so people could pay their respects to the former commander in chief as the train rolled by, the Associated Press reported.
It was the first train memorial procession in nearly 50 years. The last one was for President Dwight D. Eisenhower, 49 years ago. The first, the AP reported, was for President...
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Business owner offers $4 million in Christmas bonuses to employees

Business owner offers $4 million in Christmas bonuses to employees

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Humanity has racked up extraordinary feats of spaceflight since NASA's first...

Humanity has racked up extraordinary feats of spaceflight since NASA's first moon mission 50 years ago. Here are the greatest hits

December 21 marks the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 8 moon mission, which was the first crewed flight to the moon. Humanity has since racked up an impressive list of firsts... Read more ...

The White House implied Trump cares about Cohen's lies, but not Flynn's...

The White House implied Trump cares about Cohen's lies, but not Flynn's, because Cohen's directly implicated the president

The White House on Tuesday seemed to imply President Donald Trump does not care if people closely associated with him break the law by lying to the FBI, as long as the... Read more ...

Celebrities mourn the death of beloved actress and director Penny Marshall

Celebrities mourn the death of beloved actress and director Penny Marshall

Penny Marshall died Monday night from complications from diabetes at 75 years old. She was known for starring on "Laverne & Shirley" and directing films, including "A League of... Read more ...

ALAN GREENSPAN: The bull market is over and investors should 'run for cover'

ALAN GREENSPAN: The bull market is over and investors should 'run for cover'

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said in an interview with CNN that stock-market investors should "run for cover" amid the recent volatility. He also said that a... Read more ...

COO Sheryl Sandberg admits Facebook needs to 'do more' to protect civil rights

COO Sheryl Sandberg admits Facebook needs to 'do more' to protect civil rights

Civil rights groups are calling for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg to resign from the company's board. The calls come after a new report detailed how... Read more ...

Trump Foundation Shutting Down Amid Allegations Money Used For Personal Benefit

Trump Foundation Shutting Down Amid Allegations Money Used For Personal Benefit

President Donald Trump has agreed to shut down his family's embattled Trump Foundation, following investigators' allegations the charity misused funds by directing them to Mr... Read more ...

SpaceX is reportedly raising $500 million with help from Tesla's largest...

SpaceX is reportedly raising $500 million with help from Tesla's largest shareholder

SpaceX is eyeing a $500 million funding round that values the company at more than $30 billion, the Wall Street Journal reports. Baillie Gifford, a century-old Scottish... Read more ...

The controversial engineer at the center of the Uber-Waymo case claims he...

The controversial engineer at the center of the Uber-Waymo case claims he drove across the country in a self-driving car

Anthony Levandowski , a former Uber engineer who was at the center of Waymo 's lawsuit against the company, told The Guardian that he drove across the country in a vehicle... Read more ...

The best men's wallets you can buy

The best men's wallets you can buy

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Whether you... Read more ...