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About George W. Bush

George W. Bush is former President of the United States of America. He was be succeeded by Barak Obama who won the 2008 US Elections.

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As US President

In October 08, Bush left Guantanamo Bay prison headache for McCain and Obama and has decided not to close down the prison facility.

An article in NYT claimed Bush as a failed head of state, because he spent most of his eight years thinking about himself, rather than the nation.

Relations with Pakistan

In September 09, media reported former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf met his good old friend and George Bush in Washington.

Other information

In December 08, he made his last visit to Texas ranch as President vacationing with his family in Hawaii.

The Plain English Campaign (PEC) gave the Foot in Mouth Lifetime Achievement Award acknowleding Bush's rambling sentences and grammatically incorrect speeches.

George W. Bush in news

Curb Energy Consumption
(Family Features) Water heaters are energy intensive appliances. In fact, they are the second largest energy user in the home, and as they age, they become less efficient, requiring even more energy.

Congress Enhances US Support for Morocco's Autonomy Plan for Western Sahara
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - December 18, 2015) - The 2016 Appropriations Bill passed by Congress and signed today by President Obama once again requires that US aid to Morocco be used everywhere in the country, including in the Western Sahara

Fish & Richardson Dallas Attorney Bill Mateja Earns National White-Collar Defense Trailblazer Honor
Accomplished white-collar defense attorney Bill Mateja of Fish & Richardson in Dallas is being honored as one of only 50 lawyers nationally in the White-Collar Crime Trailblazers of 2015 published by The National Law Journal.

Who Should Pick You Up at U.S. Airports?
BERLIN, GERMANY--(Marketwired - December 01, 2015) - Laws at U.S. airports limit travelers' ground transportation choices and create an inconsistent travel experience, according to the Blacklane U.S. Airport Pickup Digest. Further, legacy chauffeur services burden customers with fees that inflate costs nearly 80 percent higher than airport taxi prices.

Lew Conner to Receive 2015 John C. Tune Public Service Award From the Nashville Bar Association
In recognition of more than 50 years of service to both the legal profession and the Middle Tennessee community, Waller attorney and mediator Lew Conner will be presented the John C. Tune Public Service Award at the Nashville Bar Association's annual meeting and banquet on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015 at the Music City Center in Nashville.

Warren Buffett: The Oracle of Nebraska Shares His Wit and Wisdom With Business Students
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NCCN Foundation(R) Appoints Three New Representatives to Board of Directors
FORT WASHINGTON, PA--(Marketwired - November 20, 2015) - The NCCN Foundation® has appointed three new representatives to its Board of Directors: Heather Kopecky, PhD, MBA; Marc Samuels, JD, MPH; and Susan Stein, MPH

UPDATE - Karl Rove, David Plouffe to Discuss Political Climate, How Outcome of 2016 Election Will Affect Wealth Management, at The MarketCounsel Summit
ENGLEWOOD, NJ--(Marketwired - November 16, 2015) -

Karl Rove, David Plouffe to Discuss Political Climate, How Outcome of 2016 Election Will Affect Wealth Management, at The MarketCounsel Summit
ENGLEWOOD, NJ--(Marketwired - November 16, 2015) -

North Houston Hotel's Green Initiatives Make Global Impact
In recognizing the importance of green initiatives to world sustainability, a hotel in Houston, Texas is no longer throwing lightly used soaps into the trash during the daily housekeeping of its 390 guest rooms.

Mobile Payment Experts Take Stage Today at Annual AFP Conference
DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - October 19, 2015) - Sony Electronics' Mark Pearson and IDC's James Wester will join mobile payment experts Richard Love and Greg Wilfahrt from AP Technology on stage this afternoon at the Annual AFP Conference, providing attendees with an exclusive look into the future of mobile payments

Dallas Plastic Surgeons Dispel Common Breast Lift Misconceptions
Over 90,000 patients underwent breast lift surgery (mastopexy) in 2014, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). For this procedure, individuals often have a choice between using and not using breast implants. At Regional Plastic Surgery Center & Spa, a Dallas plastic surgery practice, Drs. Denton Watumull, Bruce Byrne, and Joshua A

CBIS Appoints Hon. Ronald V. Dellums, Chairman of the New International Government Affairs Board, Served 27 Years as a Highly Respected Member of the US House of Representatives, and Served as Chairman of the US House Armed Services Committee
Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC PINK: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in cannabis formulation-based drug development, today announced that the world recognized advocate for peace and social justice, accomplished legislator, political leader, former chairman of the US House Armed Services Committee, and President of the Dellums Institute: Partners for Global Health + Justice, Hon. Ronald V

TiVo(R) Announces Bush and Trump Secret Service Code Names Is the Top Watched Moment of Last Night's Debate
TiVo Research and Analytics, a subsidiary of TiVo Inc., today announced the top moments from last night's CNN Republican Primary Presidential candidate debate. While a majority of questions were centered around foreign and national policy, the moment for which most people tuned in was what Secret Service code names Trump and Bush preferred.

Silicon Valley's Churchill Club Reveals Winners of the 5th Annual Churchills
Churchill Club, Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum, announces the winners of its fifth annual "Churchills" awards, recognizing excellence in innovation, leadership, collaboration, and social benefit.

RagingWire Acquires 42 Acres of Land in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex With Plans to Build a One Million Square Foot, 80 Megawatt Data Center Campus
GARLAND, TX--(Marketwired - September 10, 2015) - RagingWire Data Centers, the nation's premier data center provider and an NTT Communications group company, announced today that it has purchased 42 acres of land in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and plans to build a one million square foot, 80 megawatt data center campus on the site

Independent Living Systems Senior VP Moderates 50th Anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid Panel
MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - July 31, 2015) - Josefina Carbonell, the Senior Vice President of Independent Living Systems, specializing in Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) and Nutrition, moderated the "50th Anniversary of Medicare & Medicaid" on Thursday, July 30, at Florida International University's Wertheim Performing Arts Center Auditorium

Combination Liposuction and Tummy Tuck Offer Enhanced Result, Reveals Dallas Plastic Surgery Practice
The typical abdominoplasty, also called tummy tuck surgery, is designed to reduce excess skin in the stomach that has developed as a result of pregnancy, weight loss, or other condition, explain Drs. Denton Watumull, Bruce Byrne, Joshua A. Lemmon, and Robert Kwon

Travel + Leisure Names Ritz-Carlton Montreal Favourite Canadian City Hotel in 2015 World's Best Awards Readers' Survey
Ritz-Carlton Montreal is pleased to announce it has been named the "No. 1 city hotel in Canada" by Travel + Leisure, as part of the magazine's 2015 World's Best Awards Readers' Survey.

Judicial Watch: Air Force Records Show Obama's Single-Day Earth Day Trip to Florida Everglades Cost Taxpayers $866,615.40 in Flight Expenses Alone
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - June 24, 2015) - Judicial Watch announced today it obtained records from the U.S. Department of the Air Force revealing that President Obama's April 22, 2015, Earth Day trip to give a global warming speech in the Florida Everglades cost taxpayers $866,615.40 in flight expenses alone

Check Into Cash Celebrates Customers in Chattanooga, TN
CLEVELAND, TN--(Marketwired - October 02, 2014) - Check Into Cash is celebrating its customers Friday, October 3, from 3 to 6 p.m., in Chattanooga at 4620 Highway 58. Check Into Cash employees will be serving food and handing out giveaways.

MIG Real Estate Enters Dallas Market With Acquisition of 330-Unit Multifamily Community
MIG Real Estate, a Newport Beach, California-based real estate investment company, has completed the acquisition of Elan City Centre, a 330-unit, Class A multifamily community in Dallas.

Hipmunk Sponsors Free Rides to Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - November 26, 2014) - Hipmunk, the fastest and easiest way to plan travel, has partnered with Uber to take the agony out of holiday travel. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, travelers heading to Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport are eligible for a free one-way UberX or UberXL ride worth up to $50

NACD's 43rd Annual Meeting Records Highest Attendance in 16 Years
SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - November 18, 2014) - This week, members and affiliates of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) are gathering for the association's 43rd Annual Meeting. This event has a longstanding history of bringing together leaders in chemical distribution to learn and engage with each other

Realtor(R) Mike Brodie Honored With NAR Distinguished Service Award
Realtor® Mike Brodie of Plano, Texas has received the National Association of Realtors® 2014 Distinguished Service Award, an honor presented to no more than two of NAR's 1 million members each year. Recipients were announced in New Orleans during the 2014 Realtors® Conference & Expo.

New Senate Majority Unlikely to End Inertia on Housing Finance Reform
Now that Republicans have regained control of the U.S. Senate and increased their majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Grand Old Party should be poised to pass sweeping reforms, but polarization and infighting will likely stand in the way of any legislative victories, said political strategists yesterday at the 2014 REALTORS® Conference & Expo.

Check Into Cash Celebrates Customers in Athens
CLEVELAND, TN--(Marketwired - October 17, 2014) - Check Into Cash is having a Customer Appreciation Event this weekend! The event will take place on Friday, October 17, from 3 to 6 p.m. at 1838 Decatur Pike in Athens. The celebration will offer food, giveaways, and fun for the entire family!

Anthony J. Principi, Former Veterans Affairs Secretary, Joins GetWellNetwork Board of Directors
BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwired - October 09, 2014) - GetWellNetwork®, Inc., the leader in Interactive Patient Care™ (IPC) solutions, today announced that former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Anthony J. Principi has joined the GetWellNetwork Board of Directors. As secretary of the VA under President George W

Ritz-Carlton Montreal Unveils Canada's First Dom Perignon Champagne Bar
Montreal's most-stylish denizens and oenophiles flocked to the iconic Ritz-Carlton Montreal last night to toast the official opening of the luxury hotel's new Dom Pérignon Champagne Bar

Check Into Cash Thanks Customers in Cleveland and Knoxville
CLEVELAND, TN--(Marketwired - October 08, 2014) - Check Into Cash is having two Customer Appreciation Events this weekend! The first will take place on Keith Street in Cleveland on Friday, October 10, from 3 to 6 p.m. The second will be Saturday, October 11, from 9 a.m. to noon on Kingston Pike Expressway in Knoxville. Both events will offer food, giveaways, and fun for the entire family!

Zepp and The First Tee Pair Up to Bring Advanced Technology to Young Golfers
Zepp and The First Tee have inked a new partnership under which the 3D swing technology of Zepp Golf will be available to coaches and chapters around the country. The First Tee helps shape the lives of young people by teaching values like integrity, respect, and perseverance through the game of golf

Department of Defense Proposes Rules to Strengthen Military Lending Act, Financial Protections for Service Men and Women
WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - September 26, 2014) - Today, the Department of Defense released proposed rules to further protect service members and their families from predatory lending practices

Big Data Thrills and Threats Explored at Premier Business Leadership Series & Analytics 2014
CARY, NC--(Marketwired - September 24, 2014) - From data visualization to cybersecurity, marketing analytics to the Internet of Things, the sources and uses of data are rapidly evolving

Check Into Cash Celebrates Customers in Soddy Daisy, TN
CLEVELAND, TN--(Marketwired - September 23, 2014) - Check Into Cash is celebrating its customers Friday, September 26, from 3 to 6 p.m., in Soddy Daisy, TN at 9332 Dayton Pike. Check Into Cash employees will be serving food and handing out giveaways.

Check Into Cash Celebrates Customers in Cleveland, TN
CLEVELAND, TN--(Marketwired - September 18, 2014) - Check Into Cash is celebrating its customers Friday, September 19, from 3 to 6 p.m., in Cleveland, TN at 2314 McGrady Drive. Check Into Cash employees will be serving food and handing out giveaways.

Silicon Valley's Churchill Club Announces Winners of the 4th Annual Churchills
Churchill Club, Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum, today announced the winners of its fourth annual "Churchills" awards, recognizing excellence in innovation, leadership, collaboration, and social good.

OneStar Foundation Celebrates 10 Years of Service; Hosts Largest Swearing-In Ceremony in Texas History as Part of Nationwide AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary
AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - September 12, 2014) - Today, a new class of Texas AmeriCorps members will pledge to "get things done for America" as part of a nationwide ceremony to mark AmeriCorps' 20th Anniversary (#americorps20). This year's ceremony is an extra-special milestone, as it also celebrates the 10th Anniversary of Texas' state service commission for AmeriCorps, OneStar Foundation

Houston, TX Airport Hotel Launches Comprehensive Updates
Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but the changes arriving at the Houston Marriott North could win over even the most critical onlooker. That's because this hotel near the Houston, TX airport has combined common sense, good taste and a sensitivity to the environment in its remodel

Kevin Johnson Joins the Board of Directors
IRVINE, CA and SILICON VALLEY, CA--(Marketwired - September 04, 2014) -, LLC, the nation's leading online real estate marketplace, has added retired Juniper Networks' CEO and former Microsoft executive Kevin Johnson to its board of directors. Johnson is the most recent high-profile addition to the Auction

Safe America Appoints Ecrypt CEO to Head Drive
Ecrypt Technologies (OTCQB: ECRY) announced that the Safe America Foundation has named Ecrypt Technologies, Inc.'s CEO, Dr. Thomas A. Cellucci as Chairman of its "BE Safe America" National Fund Drive.

Security Solutions Discussed by Industry Leaders in Interviews With HP, ImageWare Systems, March Networks, McAfee, StrikeForce and CyberLock
ImageWare Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: IWSY), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) and StrikeForce Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: SFOR)

ETC Simulation Awarded Contracts by Rosenbauer America to Deliver Two More ADMS-HRET Stinger Simulators
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEETC Simulation Awarded Contracts by Rosenbauer Americato Deliver Two More ADMS-HRET Stinger SimulatorsSouthampton, Pa., USA, July 24, 2013 - Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Pink: ETCC)(""ETC"" or the ""Company"") Simulation Division, located in Orlando, Fla

JK Group's 2014 Annual Client Forum to Highlight Client Innovation and Showcase Latest Philanthropic Solutions
JK Group, the leading end-to-end solutions provider of software and value-added services for corporate philanthropy, today shared details of its upcoming JK Client Forum on Philanthropy and Volunteerism. The annual event will be held from Monday, May 19 through Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott in Fort Myers, Florida.

Anchor Bay Films Proudly Presents the Inspirational Documentary MURPH: The Protector
Anchor Bay Films is proud and honored to announce the Blu-ray™ and DVD release of Mactavish Pictures' "MURPH: The Protector," a moving documentary based on the exemplary life of Navy SEAL Lieutenant Michael Murphy, whose extraordinary courage in battle resulted in the Congressional Medal of Honor, awarded posthumously in 2007

Silicon Valley's Churchill Club Presents The Churchills 2013
Churchill Club, Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum, today announced the third annual Churchill Awards, a program that highlights excellence in leadership, innovation, collaboration, and social benefit, for the purpose of inspiring others. On September 26th this evening event will recognize four recipients of "The Churchills 2013."

Silicon Valley's Churchill Club Presents "Changing the Game" and "The Churchills 2013"
Churchill Club, Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum, today announced both their "Changing the Game" conference and, a Bay Area favorite, the "The Churchills 2013." On September 26th a day-long conference will begin with a series of thought-provoking expressions of power, from personal, to organizational, and more

Brazil Minerals, Inc. Adds Ambassador John Bell to Its Board of Directors
Brazil Minerals, Inc. (OTCQB: BMIX) ("Brazil Minerals" or "BMIX"), a diamond and gold producer in Brazil with additional exploration assets, announced that John Bell, a former Canadian Ambassador to Brazil, has joined its Board of Directors as of April 23, 2013. Ambassador Bell is also a current director of Goldcorp, a gold producer with $23.5 billion in market capitalization

Bradley D. Belt to Become Vice Chairman of Orchard Global Capital Group (S) Pte Ltd
Orchard Global Capital Group (S) Pte Ltd (the "Company"), the parent company of Orchard Global Asset Management (S) Pte Ltd and other affiliates (collectively, "OGAM" or the "OGAM Group"), announced today that Bradley D

Brazil Minerals, Inc. Reports FY2012 Financial Results
Brazil Minerals, Inc. (OTCQB: BMIX) ("Brazil Minerals" or "BMIX"), a diamond producer and gold mining exploration and development company with resources in Brazil, reported results for the 10 month transition period ended December 31, 2012. BMIX's 10-K reflected just 11-days of operations as a mining company following its reverse acquisition transaction with Flux Technologies, Corp

Barrett-Jackson Generates More Than $21 Million in Sales at 11th Annual Palm Beach Auction
NEWS HIGHLIGHTS: More than $21 million in gross sales -- An increase over 2012 sales Nearly 55,000 car fans in attendance More than $1

Barrett-Jackson Announces Featured Vehicles Scheduled to Cross the Block at Upcoming Palm Beach Auction
Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today some of the unique feature vehicles that will cross the block at its upcoming 11th annual Palm Beach auction, scheduled to take place at the South Florida Fairgrounds, April 4-6, 2013.

Journalist Matt Taibbi Will Speak at College for Financial Planning's 2013 National Conference
The College for Financial Planning (CFFP), the nation's premier provider of financial services education, recently announced it will welcome Matt Taibbi as a speaker at the school's annual National Conference in Las Vegas on May 6 and 7, 2013.

Sage Communications' Senior Advisor Charlie Brotman to Serve as the President's Announcer for the 57th Inaugural Parade
Sage Communications, a leading full-service marketing communications, branding, public relations and event planning firm based in the D.C. Metro area, is proud to announce that its senior advisor for consumer and sports marketing, Charlie Brotman, will be announcing the 57th presidential inaugural parade on Monday, January 21, 2013. Mr

Barrett-Jackson Announces 2013 Scottsdale Charity Vehicles
Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today that 21 unique charity vehicles have been consigned and will cross the block at the company's upcoming Scottsdale auction held at WestWorld January 13-20, 2013.

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (July 31, 2013 – August 7, 2013)
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of July 31, 2013 – August 7, 2013.

Mark Weinberger becomes EY Global Chairman and CEO
EY announced today that Mark Weinberger has become Global Chairman and CEO. The professional services organization also announced the adoption of EY as its global brand name, unveiled a new logo and adopted Building a better working world as its purpose.

American Banker Index of Banking Activity Surpasses Previous High Point
The American Banker Index of Banking Activity (IBA) registered a reading of 55.7 for the month of October, as commercial lending activity accelerated and credit quality continued to improve. The index, continuing an upward trend, improved from its previous level of 55.4 in September.

Ford F-150 Owned by President George W. Bush to Be Auctioned at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale
Barrett-Jackson, the World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today that it will auction off a 2009 Ford F-150 King Ranch 4x4 SuperCrew owned by President George W. Bush at its Scottsdale auction on January 19, 2013. The pick-up will cross the block at approximately 9:30 pm at the conclusion of the Salon/5000 Series segment

Vista Partners Publishes November 2012 Newsletter
Vista Partners ("Vista") announced today that it published its FREE macroeconomic/small cap oriented monthly newsletter for the month of November. Each monthly newsletter from Vista contains macroeconomic thoughts from Principal Analyst, Ross Silver, and monthly highlights of each covered small cap company.

Nationwide High School Students Choose Obama for 2012 Presidential Election
High school students across the country took to the polls this month and chose President Barack Obama to serve another term as President of the United States in a nationwide mock election.

Binswanger Named Exclusive Agent for Former Orthofix Facility in McKinney, Texas
Binswanger has been named exclusive agent by Segars McKinney, LP, for the lease or sale of a modern, single-story 70,200 sq. ft., fully air-conditioned, industrial building on 7.59 acres situated at 1720 Bray Central Drive in McKinney, Texas.

Real Wall Street's Heart Beats Bright From Southern California
On November 19 -- less than two weeks following the presidential elections -- American Prosperity and Jobs, a Symposium will convene in Newport Beach at the Pacific Club. West Coast Wall Street Conference in conjunction with LDJ Capital announces the first leg of its renewed focus upon leadership, financial community, market renewal and, most importantly, education.

New Book by Former NBC Producer Warns Republican Policies Are Recipe for Disaster
The Romney / Ryan ticket advocates the same failed Bush Administration policies that plunged the nation into war in Iraq and the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, according to James Gannon, former NBC producer and writer, and author of the new book, "The Reckless Presidency of George W. Bush."

UPDATE: Silicon Valley's Churchill Club Adds a Fifth Award to Be Presented at the Second Annual Celebration of "The Churchills"
The Churchill Club, Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum, today announced the addition of a new award to their second annual celebration of the 2012 Churchill Awards, announced on September 5. On September 13th, this fresh tradition will highlight excellence in this year's recipients of "The Churchills," awards given to inspire others to pursue innovation

Silicon Valley's Churchill Club Presents Changing the Game 2012 and the Churchill Awards
The Churchill Club, Silicon Valley's premier business and technology forum, today announced both their Changing the Game conference and, a Bay Area favorite, the 2012 Churchill Awards. On September 13th, a day-long conference will begin with a series of innovative conversations presenting fresh perspectives on change and innovation

L.A. County Fair Opens Friday, Celebrating 90 Years of Pure Fun
The 2012 L.A. County Fair will kick-off Labor Day weekend opening Friday, August 31 at 3 p.m. Celebrating its 90th Anniversary, this year's Fair pays homage to old time classics with Fairview Farms, horse racing and the carnival, while new attractions such as Stingray Island and Genius -- A Celebration of American Innovation, capture the Fair's ever-changing diversity.

'The Apology' Offers Biting Political Satire
Political humorist Steven Sarshik ( takes aim at former President George W. Bush in his new satirical novel, "The Apology."

In the Digital Age of Peer-to-Peer Engagement, What's Old Is New: Communicators Who Tell the Best Stories Will Win the Day
All communicators need to adapt to a new digital era, one based on audience engagement and peer-to-peer sharing, in which truth and positive values will reign over ad spending and volume. In the evolving digital world, messages are not broadcast: they are shared, much like oral traditions of the past

"Common Core" Education Standards Forum to Address Backlash Against Federal Takeover
WHAT: "Common Core State Standards" (CCSS) Forum WHEN: Tuesday, July 10, 2012Media interviews: 6:00-7:00 p.m.Panel Discussion: 7:00 to 9:00 p.m

Famed Director Adam McKay Presents "Music in Action" Series to Benefit JAIL GUITAR DOORS Prison Charity and MOVE TO AMEND Coalition Hosted via Web Site has announced the launch of a series of concerts aptly named 'Music in Action.' The live shows will focus on using music to affect change, gain exposure and raise money for like-minded non-profits and charities

Good Sam Enterprises and Camping World Chairman & CEO Marcus Lemonis to Present at Deutsche Bank 20th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference
Good Sam Enterprises and Camping World Chairman & CEO Marcus Lemonis will be among the presenters participating at the Deutsche Bank 20th Annual Leveraged Finance Conference held October 9 - 11, 2012 at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (November 28, 2012 – December 5, 2012)
The following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of November 28, 2012 – December 5, 2012.

Self-proclaimed messaiah Sun Myung Moon dies at 92
Moonies was admitted to the hospital due to Pneumonia

Pakistan civilian deaths due to US drone strikes 'lowest since 2008': Report
Less number of civilians in Pakistan have died in US drone strikes so far this year compared to any other time in the last four years, according to a report.

Obama loathes 'short answers'
A political science professor has been studying the communications style of Barack Obama and his recent predecessors.

US Author Gore Vidal dies at 86
Iconic author Gore Vidal dies at 86 from complications from pnuemonia

Obama, Hillary most admired among Americans: Poll
More Americans admire President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton than any other figures, according to a survey.

The Valence Group Appoints Former FMC CEO Bill Walter to its Senior Executive Panel
The Valence Group, a specialist M&A investment bank offering advisory services to companies and investors in the chemicals, materials and related sectors, today announced the appointment of William “Bill” Walter, former chairman and CEO of specialty chemical manufacturer FMC Corporation, to its Senior Executive Panel (SEP).

Obama marks end of Iraq War by lauding 'extraordinary achievement' of US troops
US President Barack Obama has marked the end of the Iraq War by lauding the "extraordinary achievement" of his country's troops.

Amanda Knox inks multi-million deal with Blair and Obama's book agent
Amanda Knox, who along with her boyfriend has been cleared by the Italian court in the killing of her British roommate, has signed a multi-million deal with a literary agent, whose client list comprise Barack Obama, Tony Blair, George W Bush, Bill Clinton and Sarah Palin.

Amnesty under fire for demanding Bush's arrest during trip to Africa
Former members of the George W. Bush administration (2000-2008) have assailed human rights watchdog Amnesty International for demanding the former president's arrest while he and his family are in Africa.

President Obama pardons Thanksgiving turkey
US president Barack Obama carried out the annual presidential duty of pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey at the Whitehouse.

Bush told Bachmann to 'lose the gloves' in fashion tip
Michele Bachmann has revealed that former US President George W. Bush gave her fashion advice in her new book 'Core of Conviction'.

Obama tied with Romney in 12 US swing states for 2012 White House race: Poll
A new poll has shown that US President Barack Obama is tied with former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in 12 swing states for the 2012 White House race.

ANCESTRY.COM Reveals Mitt Romney's Presidential Genes: 2012 GOP Hopeful Is Related to Six Presidents
As Americans prepare to cast their votes in the 2012 Republican Presidential primaries and caucuses starting January 3 in Iowa, (NASDAQ: ACOM) today announced that several key Republican presidential contenders have historic political leaders in their genes -- suggesting that the upcoming primaries are really one grand ol' family party.

EADS North America CEO Sean O'Keefe Assumes Chairmanship of National Defense Industrial Association
EADS North America Chief Executive Officer Sean O'Keefe today was named the new Chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), America's leading industry association promoting the defense industry and national security.

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