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George W. Bush

George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) was the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 and the 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000.

Bush is the eldest son of George H. W. Bush (the 41st President) and Barbara Bush, making him one of only two American presidents to be the son of a preceding president. After graduating from Yale University in 1968, and Harvard Business School in 1975, Bush worked in his family's oil businesses. He married Laura Welch in 1977 and unsuccessfully ran for the House of Representatives shortly thereafter. He later co-owned the Texas Rangers baseball team before defeating Ann Richards in the 1994 Texas gubernatorial election. In a close and controversial election, Bush was elected President in 2000 as the Republican candidate, receiving a majority of the electoral votes while losing the popular vote to then-Vice President Al Gore. Read More

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President Obama Speaks On Iraq Security
Exposed: Iraq Has Chemical Weapons Designed By US, Manufactured By EU, Assembled By The West

By IBTimes AU

A five-part report from The New York Times exposed the U.S.'s cover up of Iraq's complicated chemical weapons. (Oct 16)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, THE NEW YORK TIMES, NEW YORK

U.S. President Barack Obama departs after delivering a statement from Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, during his vacation August 20, 2014. Obama on Wednesday condemned the Islamic State militants who beheaded an American journalist as "a cance
U.S. Attorney General: Obama Not To Announce Name Before Senate Polls Get Over In November

By IBTimes AU

Incumbent Eric Holder had an active stint and hopefully the new choice must match his legacy. (Oct 15)

MORE TOPICS: WHITE HOUSE, ELECTIONS, CIVIL RIGHTS, ATTORNEY GENERAL, JUDICIARY, CONGRESS

Islamist Fighters At An Eastern al-Ghouta Camp
ISIS May Use Ebola As a Suicide Bio Weapon Of Terror: Reports

By IBTimes AU

Using Ebola to spread terror will be a self destructive exercise as noted by an expert recently. (Oct 10)

MORE TOPICS: MANAGEMENT

Man with rifle, machete arrested for threatening ex-President Bush
Former American President George Bush Faults Obama For ISIS Rise: Claims His Advice To Stay In Iraq Was Prudent And Right

By IBTimes AU

Republicans are trying to prove that they are strong willed and capable of tackling crises realistically. (Oct 03)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, IRAQ, WHITE HOUSE, RELIGION

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Obama’s Bid To Blame Intelligence Chief For Inaction On ISIS Backfires: McCain Asks Obama To Admit Own Mistakes

By IBTimes AU

Passing the buck looks easy now after losing the opportunity act on ISIS. (Sep 30)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, WHITE HOUSE, INTEL

U.S. President Barack Obama Speaks At A Meeting
Watch: ISIS Releases Hollywood-ish Trailer Of Warning To US [Video]

By IBTimes AU

The ISIS releases a film-like video warning the U.S. of an imminent war. (Sep 18)

MORE TOPICS: IRAQ, AUSTRALIA, WHITE HOUSE, HOLLYWOOD, TONY ABBOTT, BARACK OBAMA

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US Government Threatened Yahoo to Provide User Data: If not Pay a Fine of $250,000 per day

By IBTimes AU

A news regarding Gmail accounts that are being compromised by hackers, but the news now is that the internet giant Yahoo was threatened by the U.S. Government to disclose information of Yahoo users. (Sep 15)

MORE TOPICS: COURT, ATTORNEY GENERAL

Former U.S. President George W. Bush takes the "Ice Bucket Challenge" which aims to raise money and awareness for ALS
St.Kilda Saints Take ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Nominate Molly Medrum, Eric Bana and Glenn Maxwell

By IBTimes AU

St. Kilda Saints CEO, Senior Coach and players accepted the ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) Ice Bucket Challenge. (Aug 26)

MORE TOPICS: STORM

Liberal leader Justin Trudeau dumps a bucket of ice water onto Liberal MP Sean Casey for the ALS ice bucket challenge in Edmonton
Canadian Adult Actress Sunny Leone Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

By IBTimes AU

Adult movie actress Sunny Leone becomes the latest participant in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. (Aug 25)

MORE TOPICS: BILL GATES, TWITTER, SOCIAL NETWORKS, FACEBOOK, INDIA

Cast member Gal Gadot attends the premiere of the film "Fast & Furious"
'Wonder Woman' Gal Gadot Takes The Ice Bucket Challenge

By IBTimes AU

Gal Gadot is an actress who is one of the latest celebrities to accept the Ice Bucket Challenge. (Aug 22)

MORE TOPICS: HUGH JACKMAN, INDIA, OPRAH WINFREY