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America bids farewell to George HW Bush: Son George W Bush calls him 'brightest of a thousand points of light'
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America bids farewell to George HW Bush: Son George W Bush calls him 'brightest of a thousand points of light'

Three former presidents looked on at Washington National Cathedral as a fourth — George W Bush — eulogised his father George HW Bush. "To us," the son said of the father, "he was the brightest of a thousand points of light."

George W Bush, Jon Meacham, Laura Bush to deliver eulogies for George H.W. Bush at 5 December funeral
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George W Bush, Jon Meacham, Laura Bush to deliver eulogies for George H.W. Bush at 5 December funeral

Former US President George W. Bush will deliver the marquee eulogy for his late father, former President George H.W. Bush, on Wednesday.

'Geroge HW Bush administration marked by grace, civility and social conscience': Political leaders condole 41st US president's death
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'Geroge HW Bush administration marked by grace, civility and social conscience': Political leaders condole 41st US president's death

Tributes poured in from world leaders in memory of the 41st US president George HW Bush, who guided America through the end of the Cold War and launched the international campaign to drive Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein's forces from Kuwait.

George HW Bush passes away at 94: A World War II hero, 41st US president donned many hats; a look back at the life and times
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George HW Bush passes away at 94: A World War II hero, 41st US president donned many hats; a look back at the life and times

The son of a senator and father of a president, Bush was the man with the golden resume who rose through the political ranks: from congressman to UN ambassador, Republican Party chairman to envoy to China, CIA director to two-term vice president under the hugely popular Ronald Reagan.

Former US president George HW Bush hospitalised in Maine for low blood pressure, misses Memorial Day Parade
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Former US president George HW Bush hospitalised in Maine for low blood pressure, misses Memorial Day Parade

Former United States president George HW Bush was hospitalized Sunday in Maine after he experienced low blood pressure and fatigue, a spokesman said.

Former US President George HW Bush moved out of intensive care, making progress
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Former US President George HW Bush moved out of intensive care, making progress

Former US President George HW Bush was moved out of intensive care and into a regular patient room at a Houston hospital on Wednesday as he recovers from an infection that required his hospitalisation a day after his wife's funeral, a family spokesman said.

Day after wife Barbara's funeral, George HW Bush hospitalised with blood infection; ex-president 'appears to be recovering', says spokesman
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Day after wife Barbara's funeral, George HW Bush hospitalised with blood infection; ex-president 'appears to be recovering', says spokesman

Former president George HW Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara.

Barbara Bush dies at 92: Past presidents, family and friends bid farewell to America's matriarch
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Barbara Bush dies at 92: Past presidents, family and friends bid farewell to America's matriarch

Former US presidents, family and friends bid a tearful farewell to the former first lady Barbara Bush at a private funeral at the nation's largest Episcopal church and remembered her as the "first lady of the greatest generation."

Laughter, tears mark Barbara Bush's funeral as hundreds gather to pay last respects to former first lady in Houston
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Laughter, tears mark Barbara Bush's funeral as hundreds gather to pay last respects to former first lady in Houston

Barbara Bush was remembered as the "first lady of the Greatest Generation" during a funeral Saturday attended by four former US presidents and hundreds of other people who filled a Houston church with laughter as much as tears, with many recalling her quick wit and devotion to family.

Barbara Bush dead: From Donald Trump to Barack Obama, US politicians condole demise of former first lady
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Barbara Bush dead: From Donald Trump to Barack Obama, US politicians condole demise of former first lady

Political leaders in the US condoled the demise of former US first lady Barbara Bush.

Barbara Bush dies at 92: Renowned for plainspeak and lack of pretense, former first lady steered clear of politics
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Barbara Bush dies at 92: Renowned for plainspeak and lack of pretense, former first lady steered clear of politics

Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George HW Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92.

George HW Bush apologises to Heather Lind for groping her; New York actress Jordana Grolnick alleges he 'grabbed her' too
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George HW Bush apologises to Heather Lind for groping her; New York actress Jordana Grolnick alleges he 'grabbed her' too

Two actresses have come forward accusing former US president George HW Bush of sexually harassing them in public

George Bush senior admitted to ICU due to high fever
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George Bush senior admitted to ICU due to high fever

Former President George HW Bush was admitted to a hospital's intensive care unit "following a series of setbacks including a persistent fever," but he is alert and talking to medical staff, his spokesman said Wednesday.