George HW Bush, who has died aged 94, will go down in history as the president in charge at the end of the Cold War who took the United States into the first Gulf conflict.
By then, Bush's son, George W. Bush, was in his second term in the White House, having taken the United States to war against Iraq for a second time in 2003, and eclipsing his father's record by winning re-election in 2004.
A brief but deep recession saw the popularity he gained from his diplomatic win evaporate, costing him a second term in office.
In a statement issued early Saturday, Bush's successor, Bill Clinton said he would be "forever grateful" for the friendship he formed with the former president he turned out of the White House after one term. Before getting the keys to the White House, he served eight years as the vice president of Republican icon Ronald Reagan. He ran against one of Bush's sons, Jeb Bush, in the GOP presidential primaries in 2016, and he was sharply critical of the presidency of another son, George W. Bush.
In 1988, Bush was elected president over Democratic Sen.
On Friday night, following news of Bush's death, Meacham tweeted a quotation from a prayer: "Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and may light perpetual shine upon him".
The magazine ended up only publishing images of Bush at work, but photographer Leonard McCombe also captured the balance of Bush's life-the home and family that he left behind when he went off to NY to the United Nations.
President Bush always found a way to set the bar higher.
Bush was president of the US from 1989-1993 and brought a "dedication to traditional American values" and a determination to make the USA a "kinder and gentler nation", according to a White House biography.
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Controversy has surrounded the Saudi prince after the killing of a dissident Saudi journalist in the country's Istanbul consulate. The Saudi crown prince's visit to Algeria has drawn criticism from political and academic circles in the North African country.
"Not merely for the years he spent as our forty-first President, but for the more than 70 years he spent in devoted service to the country he loved - from a decorated Naval aviator who almost gave his life in World War II, to commander-in-chief of our Armed Forces, with plenty of posts along the way".
"Our thoughts are with the entire Bush family tonight - and all who were inspired by George and Barbara's example".
In 1992, Bush lost his re-election bid to Clinton - whose aide coined the now famous slogan "It's the economy, stupid" - as eccentric third-party candidate Ross Perot syphoned off conservative votes.
Bush had one of the most impressive résumés in American public life.
Bush was born June 12, 1924, in Milton, Massachusetts.
"The campus really appreciates President Bush and his service".
Bush had a pampered upbringing and attended the prestigious Phillips Academy in Andover, but delayed his acceptance to Yale in order to enlist in the US Navy on his 18th birthday and head off to war.
Upon her death, a spokesman for George Sr said he was "broken-hearted to lose his beloved wife of 73 years".
He flew combat missions from the aircraft carrier USS San Jacinto and won the Distinguished Flying Cross.
Many banks and other businesses also will shut down, and government buildings are flying flags at half-staff until December 30. The offices of Speaker of the House and Senate Majority Leader had to sign off on the use of the rig, Ake said.
However, his plea agreement states he is eligible for a sentence of zero to six months and can ask the court not to impose a fine. Flynn, who turns 60 on Wednesday, is among a number of people in Trump's orbit who have pleaded guilty to criminal charges.
Hangouts, Google's chat app that was first debuted in 2013, may finally be nearing the light at the end of the tunnel. Google Real Time Communications product lead Scott Johnston confirmed on Twitter, however, that this is untrue.
In qualifying, the 2008 and 2012 European champions are with Sweden, Norway, Romania, Malta and the Faeroe Islands. The Republic of Ireland meanwhile, have ended up in Group D with Switzerland, Denmark , Georgia and Gibraltar.
The new icons will roll out across the various platform on which Office runs "in the coming months", starting with mobile and Web. It is to note that the change to the icons does not mean any functional improvements.
Considering how popular and in- demand Akshay Kumar is in the North, the film's major collections are coming from there. The audience gave more preference to the 3D version of the film and some of the shows even started as early as 4 am.
The Top 25 was released ahead of the final rankings from the College Football Playoff selection committee. The Crimson Tide struggled the majority of the game, trailing in the second half by as many as 14.
Six minutes later and Southampton were breached once again as Ander Herrera drew United level with a fine finish. We don't have many - with all the respect, hope people understand what I mean - we don't have many "mad dogs".
After two tune-up fights, he agreed to challenge Wilder in America for the only belt Fury didn't win off Klitschko, the WBC belt. Former two-weight world champion Andre Ward wrote on Twitter: "A draw, I understand (even tho I feel Fury won by a 2 or 3 rds)".
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Hurts led the Crimson Tide to an 80-yard touchdown drive and connected with Jerry Jeudy for the score, which tied the game at 28. Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurt's incredible comeback against the Georgia Bulldogs was even better than that.
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If day 3 gross collection is taken together, the film has earned Rs 194 crore and is all set to cross Rs 200 crore mark on Sunday. The movie is made under the huge budget of Rs 543 and is considered as the most expensive Indian film.
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The Yemen war has killed more than 15,000 people and created the world's most urgent humanitarian emergency. A number came out saying the arguments they had heard had not been convincing.
Could Jurgen Klopp be having his a year ago at Liverpool?
Everton's other principle attacking talent, and joint-leading scorer, is Gylfi Sigurdsson. "I'm a not bit interested", he said. They were different games in the past, it was clear that Everton would be very passive, that is not the case now.
Trump "exchanged pleasantries" with Saudi crown prince at G20
Trump himself has cast the meeting as a do-or-die encounter that will either result in a deal or an escalation in the trade war. Trump met Friday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a rare trilateral meeting.