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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pay their respects to former President George H.W. Bush, as he lies in state in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
December 03, 2018 - 3:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events related to late former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 8:35 p.m. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have paid their respects to former President George H.W. Bush at the U.S. Capitol. The nation's 41st president is lying in state...
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Stormy Daniels
AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File
December 03, 2018 - 3:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for President Trump want porn actress Stormy Daniels to pay them $340,000 in legal bills they claim they earned successfully defending Trump against her failed defamation claim. The attorneys are due in a Los Angeles federal courtroom Monday to make their case that they...
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The burned remains of the Paradise Elementary school is seen in a Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 file photo, in Paradise, Calif.
AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File
December 03, 2018 - 11:20 am
By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Monday marks a return to school and some semblance of routine for thousands of children who lost their homes to a deadly wildfire in Northern California. Schools in Butte County have been closed since Nov. 8, when the Camp Fire ignited...
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This aerial photo shows damage on Vine Road, south of Wasilla, Alaska, after earthquakes Friday, Nov. 30, 2018.
Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News via AP
December 03, 2018 - 11:12 am
By Mark Thiessen, Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The supply chain of food and other goods delivered to the Port of Anchorage from the Lower 48 has not been disrupted by the powerful earthquake that caused widespread damage to roads in the Anchorage area. "The ships are coming in on...
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Emergency personnel work at the scene where a charter bus that was carrying a youth football team from Tennessee crashed early Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, near Benton, Ark.
Josh Snyder/The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP
December 03, 2018 - 10:14 am
By Jill Bleed, Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A charter bus carrying a youth football team from Tennessee crashed early Monday in central Arkansas, killing one child and injuring at least 45 other people, authorities said. Arkansas State Police said the bus overturned along Interstate 30...
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Bush's service dog will travel to funeral
KPRC, CNN
December 03, 2018 - 9:00 am
By Jamie Gangel and Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- Sully H.W. Bush, a yellow Labrador service dog who worked with the late former President George H.W. Bush, will be traveling with Bush's casket on his flight to Washington, DC, according to a source familiar with the plans. Jim McGrath, Bush's...
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The flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard to Special Air Mission 41 at Ellington Field during a departure ceremony Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Houston.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, Pool
December 03, 2018 - 6:43 am
UPDATED: 3:50 p.m. By Juan Lozano, Nomaan Merchant and Darlene Superville, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush came back to Washington for a final time Monday, heading for the Capitol to lie in state as the nation paid tribute to the 41st president for a lifetime of service that began...
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(Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP)
December 02, 2018 - 8:33 pm
TAYLORVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Residents in central Illinois on Sunday assessed damage after rare December tornadoes that ripped roofs off homes, downed power lines and injured at least 20 people the day before. The severe weather in Illinois was part of a line of thunderstorms that raked areas of the...
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New York police are looking for a happy couple who were victims of an unhappy accident. The man popped the question in the middle of Times Square, police said, and then lost hold of the engagement ring.
Courtesy of NYPD
December 02, 2018 - 6:17 pm
By Madeline Holcombe (CNN) -- First he got down on one knee, then he was sent scrambling on his hands and knees. The man popped the question in Times Square, police said, but lost hold of the engagement ring, which fell through a sidewalk grate. WANTED for dropping his fiancée’s ring in @...
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Attorneys for former FBI Director James Comey and the US House of Representatives fought in court Friday afternoon over whether Comey must testify to Congress in a private hearing next week.
CNN
December 02, 2018 - 3:01 pm
By Eli Watkins and Laura Jarrett, CNN (CNN) -- Former FBI Director James Comey said Sunday that he would sit for a private deposition with House Republicans after filing a legal challenge to force a public hearing. "Grateful for a fair hearing from judge. Hard to protect my rights without being in...
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