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Bono is hanging out with George W Bush at his Texas ranch, for some reason
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Bono is hanging out with George W Bush at his Texas ranch, for some reason

May 27th 2017, 3:15 PM 6,091 Views 1 Comment

“Bono is the real deal,” says George. Right.

"It has changed my life": George W Bush is sticking with the painting (and he's getting better)
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"It has changed my life": George W Bush is sticking with the painting (and he's getting better)

Mar 4th 2017, 10:00 AM 39,962 Views 57 Comments

Bush took up painting as a hobby in 2012. His early efforts were criticised as “naive” and “clumsy”.

George W Bush isn't impressed with Trump's criticism of the media
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George W Bush isn't impressed with Trump's criticism of the media

Feb 27th 2017, 11:01 PM 23,102 Views 28 Comments

Influential Trump aide Steve Bannon is fond of referring to the media as the “opposition party.”

This picture of Michelle Obama hugging George W Bush has become a glorious meme
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This picture of Michelle Obama hugging George W Bush has become a glorious meme

Sep 25th 2016, 12:30 PM 13,446 Views 2 Comments

Making America hug again.

Romanian hacker who exposed Clinton's email server jailed for four years
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Romanian hacker who exposed Clinton's email server jailed for four years

Sep 2nd 2016, 4:23 PM 14,295 Views 34 Comments

Marcel Lehel Lazar also hacked a relative of George W Bush.

'We were right all along': organisers of huge 2003 Dublin march against Iraq War
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'We were right all along': organisers of huge 2003 Dublin march against Iraq War

Jul 7th 2016, 6:20 AM 12,291 Views 43 Comments

Some 100,000 Irish people protested on 15 February 2003 to oppose the invasion.

Tony Blair did a solo run on deciding to go to war
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Tony Blair did a solo run on deciding to go to war

Jul 6th 2016, 2:20 PM 12,595 Views 48 Comments

He also planned to back a rebellion in Iraq.

Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened
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Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened

Aug 29th 2015, 10:50 PM 17,791 Views 6 Comments

Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.

Sorry, Obama - George W Bush is more popular than you
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Sorry, Obama - George W Bush is more popular than you

Jun 4th 2015, 1:04 PM 9,902 Views 76 Comments

Most Americans also rate Bill Clinton highly.

UN official calls for Bush and Cheney to be charged with torture
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UN official calls for Bush and Cheney to be charged with torture

Dec 12th 2014, 1:08 PM 8,135 Views 72 Comments

“It is now time to take action.”

Column: It was the largest coordinated demonstration in human history – and they ignored it
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Column: It was the largest coordinated demonstration in human history – and they ignored it

Sep 23rd 2014, 8:00 AM 46 Views 7 Comments

Director Amir Amirani writes about his stunning documentary, We Are Many, which explores the 2003 Stop the War global protests and their legacy.

President Bush is writing a biography of his dad, President Bush
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President Bush is writing a biography of his dad, President Bush

Aug 1st 2014, 7:52 PM 8,888 Views 69 Comments

The book will be “heartfelt, intimate, and illuminating”. Bless.

Here's What Happened Today: Monday
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Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Apr 7th 2014, 11:06 PM 41,738 Views 33 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about Peaches Geldof, the death of a woman after a Luas crash and the Rwandan genocide commemorations.

Mandela was only taken off US terrorism watchlist in 2008
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Mandela was only taken off US terrorism watchlist in 2008

Dec 6th 2013, 3:52 PM 15,903 Views 35 Comments

South Africa’s apartheid regime designated the African National Congress as a terrorist organisation as it fought against racial segregation.

George W Bush undergoes surgery to clear artery
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George W Bush undergoes surgery to clear artery

Aug 6th 2013, 4:26 PM 7,217 Views 86 Comments

The 67-year-old is said to be in “high spirits”.

George W. Obama? Here's how the HuffPo is covering the US surveillance scandal
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George W. Obama? Here's how the HuffPo is covering the US surveillance scandal

Jun 7th 2013, 11:26 AM 8,946 Views 58 Comments

What do you think? Let us know in the comments section.

PIC: The world's most exclusive club holds a rare meeting
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PIC: The world's most exclusive club holds a rare meeting

Apr 25th 2013, 6:13 PM 21,051 Views 58 Comments

Shootin’ the breeze at the opening of George W Bush’s presidential library in Dallas, Texas earlier today.

9 examples of world leaders being total softies
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# Squee

9 examples of world leaders being total softies

Mar 25th 2013, 9:00 PM 20,677 Views 29 Comments

All you need to do is add cats, dogs and babies to the mix.

Column: What lessons have been learned from the Iraq War?
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Column: What lessons have been learned from the Iraq War?

Mar 23rd 2013, 7:00 PM 23 Views 126 Comments

Ten years ago this week the United States-led “coalition of the willing” launched the Iraq War. If we’ve learned anything from the Iraq experience it’s that governments should refrain from biting off more than they can chew, says Scott Fitzsimmons.

10 years on, Iraq War said to have cost at least 112,000 civilian lives
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10 years on, Iraq War said to have cost at least 112,000 civilian lives

Mar 17th 2013, 1:03 PM 4,253 Views 69 Comments

Including combatants on all sides and as-yet undocumented civilian fatalities that figure could be as high as 174,000, according to the Iraq Body Count organisation.

VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads
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VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads

Nov 4th 2012, 3:50 PM 4,348 Views 5 Comments

From Eisenhower to Obama versus Romney, this video shows how campaign videos have changed (and how a lot has remained the same…)

US Supreme Court to hear case of race discrimination by University of Texas
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US Supreme Court to hear case of race discrimination by University of Texas

Oct 10th 2012, 11:15 AM 3,100 Views 7 Comments

Abigail Fisher, who recently graduated from Louisiana State University, believes her failure to be accepted at the University of Texas was race-related.

Romney caught on tape... who else has fallen foul of hidden recordings?
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Romney caught on tape... who else has fallen foul of hidden recordings?

Sep 18th 2012, 4:34 PM 7,247 Views 16 Comments

Mitt Romney’s been caught rapid dismissing 47 per cent of American voters. Who else didn’t know the mic was on?

On the 11th anniversary of 9/11, agreement finally reached on memorial museum
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On the 11th anniversary of 9/11, agreement finally reached on memorial museum

Sep 11th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,755 Views 106 Comments

Politicians have been instructed not to take part in the commemoration at Ground Zero in New York City later today.

Blair and Bush should face trial over Iraq war: Tutu
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Blair and Bush should face trial over Iraq war: Tutu

Sep 2nd 2012, 10:35 AM 5,251 Views 128 Comments

Tutu said the invasion of Iraq left the world more destabilised and divided than any other conflict in history and had “hardened hearts and minds of members of the human family across the world”.

Lazy Post of the Day: Where do politicians go on holiday?
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Lazy Post of the Day: Where do politicians go on holiday?

Aug 16th 2012, 8:30 PM 15,343 Views 27 Comments

And why doesn’t Bertie Ahern wear sun cream…

Game Of Thrones apologises for putting George Bush's severed head on stake
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# Some Neck

Game Of Thrones apologises for putting George Bush's severed head on stake

Jun 15th 2012, 9:04 AM 8,819 Views 40 Comments

The programme makers said the prosthetic head of the former president just happened to be around the set.

VIDEO: Bush and Obama share the stage at White House event
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VIDEO: Bush and Obama share the stage at White House event

May 31st 2012, 8:40 PM 2,984 Views 8 Comments

Current and former US presidents exchanged jokes at the unveiling of Bush’s official portrait.

Powell may not endorse Obama for second term
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Powell may not endorse Obama for second term

May 22nd 2012, 12:54 PM 20 Views 0 Comments

Colin Powell had cross party lines to endorse Barack Obama’s candidacy four years ago – but isn’t likely to do so again.

George W Bush welcomes Arab Spring, says USA should not 'fear freedom'
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George W Bush welcomes Arab Spring, says USA should not 'fear freedom'

May 17th 2012, 2:42 PM 1,730 Views 9 Comments

Bush said the United States shouldn’t fear the spread of freedom – even if it doesn’t know what policies newly liberated countries will pursue.

Dick Cheney cancels trip to Canada because it's too dangerous
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Dick Cheney cancels trip to Canada because it's too dangerous

Mar 14th 2012, 12:55 PM 3,443 Views 13 Comments

The former vice president of the United States said that the risk of violent protest during his visit was too high.

Ronald Reagan voted best recent US president
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Ronald Reagan voted best recent US president

Feb 17th 2012, 9:32 PM 5,591 Views 47 Comments

But who do you think ranked last in the poll of how favourably presidents from Nixon to Obama would be remembered?

Watch: Barack Obama 'sings' Lady Gaga hit 'Born This Way'
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# Work Can Wait

Watch: Barack Obama 'sings' Lady Gaga hit 'Born This Way'

Jan 11th 2012, 12:03 PM 4,680 Views 2 Comments

Who knew the 44th president of the United States was this talented?

It's over: US Defence Secretary formally ends war in Iraq
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It's over: US Defence Secretary formally ends war in Iraq

Dec 15th 2011, 1:25 PM 2,098 Views 43 Comments

Nine years, thousands dead and billions of dollars spent, the US has formally ended its mission in Iraq.

Obama marks the end of the Iraq war
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Obama marks the end of the Iraq war

Dec 14th 2011, 8:35 PM 1,625 Views 15 Comments

Obama didn’t try to declare victory in the decade-old war but applauded the “extraordinary achievement” of US troops in the region.

Ms Piggy and Yo Blair: 5 of the best open-mic political gaffes
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Ms Piggy and Yo Blair: 5 of the best open-mic political gaffes

Nov 9th 2011, 9:57 AM 1,924 Views 1 Comment

And one other that had far reaching implications for its protagonist: Brian Cowen…

GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run
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GOP favourite Chris Christie said to be considering presidential run

Sep 29th 2011, 3:00 PM 275 Views 4 Comments

The popular New Jersey governor faces increasing calls to enter the race although he has previously been categorical in his stance that he won’t be running.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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The Daily Fix: Sunday

Sep 11th 2011, 7:47 PM 1,586 Views 2 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: 9/11 remembered on emotional day in New York and elsewhere; the latest on David Norris’ possible Áras race re-entry; and why India’s sexiest woman is coming to Dublin…

Watch: How 11 September 2001 unfolded
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Watch: How 11 September 2001 unfolded

Sep 10th 2011, 7:30 PM 1,314 Views 29 Comments

The key moments of one of the worst days in US history in words and video.

9/11 memorials: Who won’t be there and what they can’t say
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9/11 memorials: Who won’t be there and what they can’t say

Sep 4th 2011, 10:00 AM 1,851 Views 8 Comments

Remembering the dead ten years on – Ground Zero’s restricted guest list, and the talking points they’ve been requested to stick to.

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