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31 December 2018 11:25 AM Notable deaths in 2018

- 15: Dolores O'Riordan, singer-songwriter of Irish band The Cranberries, drowned accidentally in a hotel bath aged 46. - 27: Ingvar Kamprad, Swedish founder of affordable flat-pack furnishing empire IKEA, passed away at home aged 91. - 21: US preacher Billy Graham, spearhead of a worldwide evangelical Christian movement and spiritual counsel to several 32

01 December 2018 5:02 PM Former US president George H.W. Bush in 10 dates

- June 12, 1924: George Herbert Walker Bush is born in Milton, Massachusetts. - June 12, 1942: Bush enlists in the US Navy on his 18th birthday, and becomes its youngest pilot, flying 58 combat missions in a torpedo bomber during World War II. He is shot down over the Pacific and rescued at sea. - January 6, 1945: Following his discharge from the Navy, Bush marries 29

07 November 2018 8:29 PM Obama: change 'won't come in one election cycle'

Former US president Barack Obama spoke of his pride on Wednesday over Democratic gains made in the midterm congressional elections - but warned the battle for much-needed reforms had only just begun. Democrats won the House of Representatives on Tuesday but Republicans increased their majority in the Senate in an election which revealed a country still 27

07 November 2018 10:07 AM LIVE: Several firsts made history in midterm election

Nevada's newest senator, Jacky Rosen, 61, decided to take on incumbent Republican Sen. Dean Heller last year when she was only six months into her first term as congresswoman from the Las Vegas area. Democrat Claire McCaskill's good fortune finally ran out on Tuesday when Republican Josh Hawley flipped a crucial Senate seat in Missouri. Before launching 58

02 November 2018 7:15 PM Indiana legislators push for school bus cameras after crash

Indiana legislators are pushing to add cameras on the outside of school buses after a driver ignored a stop arm and crashed into children crossing a road, killing three and critically injuring another. Republican Rep. Jim Pressel says he was already working on such legislation before the accident on Tuesday morning in Fulton County. Pressel says bus drivers 31

22 October 2018 4:21 AM Turkey vows to reveal 'naked truth' over Khashoggi death

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday vowed to reveal within days the "naked truth" over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as Riyadh said it did not know the whereabouts of his body and that Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had been unaware of any operation to murder him. The Turkish leader's statement came the day after Saudi authorities 40

16 October 2018 1:14 PM SEE: Social media makes a mockery of Trump painting

There is no doubt that US President Donald Trump considers himself one of the greatest Republican leaders, and the painting hanging in the White House is proof of this. In the art piece The Republican Club by Andy Thomas, Trump is joined by former Republican leaders such as Richard Nixon, Teddy Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, and George W. Bush. This painting 80

14 October 2018 5:23 AM Clinton's security clearance withdrawn at her request

Washington — The State Department says former secretary of state Hillary Clinton's security clearance has been withdrawn at her request. Clearances for five other people Clinton designated as researchers have also been withdrawn, including for aide Cheryl Mills. The State Department disclosed Clinton's request in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee 35

25 August 2018 4:28 PM US-based election observers criticises Zimbabwe

A US-based election observer mission has issued a critical new statement on Zimbabwe, saying the country "has not yet demonstrated that it has established a tolerant, democratic culture" that allows the opposition to be treated fairly and people to vote freely. The statement by the joint mission of the International Republican Institute and the National 50

25 August 2018 10:40 AM McCain stops cancer treatment as remarkable life nears end

Arizona Sen John McCain has discontinued medical treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer. That from his family on Friday. It's a likely indication that the war hero, presidential nominee and longtime leading lawmaker is nearing the end of his life. McCain has surpassed expectations for survival, but "the progress of disease and the inexorable 36