George W. Bush http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23741/all en Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush still hospitalized http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/former-us-president-george-hw-bush-still-hospitalized <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>AUSTIN, Texas, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Former U.S. President<br /> George H. W. Bush is continuing to recover at a Houston hospital<br /> six weeks after being admitted for a bronchial infection, and it<br /> was not clear when he would go home, his spokesman said on<br /> Monday.</p> <p>"In recent days he has taken great pride watching big<br /> football wins by Texas A&amp;M and the Houston Texans," said the<br /> spokesman, Jim McGrath, in a statement. "While no immediate<br /> timeline has been set for the President's discharge, the Bushes<br /> wish to thank everyone for their many kind messages."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130107/former-us-president-george-hw-bush-still-hospitalized" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bush Bush family CDATA George Bush George H. W. Bush George H. W. Bush George W. Bush Person Attributes Person Career President Quotation United States W. Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 01:48:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731435 at http://www.globalpost.com Ex-first dog Barney Bush dead at 12 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/ex-first-dog-barney-bush-dead-at-12 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former first dog Barney, George W. Bush's black Scottish terrier has died at the age of 12 after losing a battle to lymphoma, the ex-president said Friday.</p> <p>A fixture throughout the presidential grounds during Bush's 2001-2009 term, Barney had starred in "Barney Cam" holiday specials in which he gave a dog's eye view of even the most cold-faced White House staff, alongside his companion Miss Beazley, another black Scottish terrier. </p> <p>Barney even had his own page on the White House website.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/ex-first-dog-barney-bush-dead-at-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barney Business Entertainment Environment George W. Bush George W. Bush Health Human Interest Politics Technology United States Presidential pets AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 01:45:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743747 at http://www.globalpost.com Probe launched over email hacking of Bush family http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/probe-launched-over-email-hacking-bush-family <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A criminal inquiry was launched Friday into how a hacker appeared to breach email accounts belonging to former presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush, as well as other members of their family.</p> <p>"There's a criminal investigation under way," Jim McGrath, a spokesman for the elder ex-president Bush, who is now aged 88 and was recently hospitalized, told AFP, following reports that private communications had been accessed.</p> <p>"I can't get into the specifics," McGrath added.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/probe-launched-over-email-hacking-bush-family" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bush family Entertainment George H.W. Bush George W. Bush Technology United States AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 15:15:55 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5750176 at http://www.globalpost.com AFP 0100 GMT News Advisory http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/afp-0100-gmt-news-advisory <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Duty Editor: John Weaver Tel: +852 2829 6211</p> <p>-- TOP STORIES --</p> <p>+ China sets economic growth target at 7.5% as NPC opens</p> <p>+ Kenyans turn out in droves for presidential elections</p> <p>+ Al-Qaeda leader in north Africa is dead, source says </p> <p>+ Malaysia launches operation to end militant stand-off</p> <p>China-politics-congress,lead-WRAP</p> <p>BEIJING</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/afp-0100-gmt-news-advisory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al-Qaeda Business Entertainment Environment George W. Bush Health Human Interest Politics Technology War War in Afghanistan AFP Tue, 05 Mar 2013 01:45:36 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5773419 at http://www.globalpost.com Companies, academics say budget cuts threaten U.S. competitiveness http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131202/companies-academics-say-budget-cuts-threaten-us-competitiveness <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Andrea Shalal-Esa</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mandatory U.S. budget cuts known as sequestration are resulting in job losses across the country and threaten to undermine U.S. competitiveness in the global economy, industry executives and academics said on Monday, urging Congress to reverse the cuts.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/131202/companies-academics-say-budget-cuts-threaten-us-competitiveness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business George W. Bush Health Labor Presidency of Barack Obama Social Issues Technology United States federal budget War Thomson Reuters Tue, 03 Dec 2013 03:16:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6007055 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. aircraft carrier group in Mediterranean 'a few more days' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140314/us-aircraft-carrier-group-mediterranean-few-more-days <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Friday it would keep a U.S. aircraft carrier battle group in the Mediterranean Sea for several days longer than planned as part of the effort to reassure U.S. allies worried about the crisis in Ukraine.</p> <p>Army Colonel Steven Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, said the carrier USS George H.W. Bush and its accompanying warships would remain in the region for "a few more days to do additional training and to enhance maritime capabilities."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140314/us-aircraft-carrier-group-mediterranean-few-more-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Aircraft carrier George W. Bush Protestantism War Thomson Reuters Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:17:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6095800 at http://www.globalpost.com Former President George W. Bush's brush portrays world leaders http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140404/former-president-george-w-bushs-brush-portrays-world-leaders <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Bill Trott</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. President George W. Bush on Friday revealed a series of portraits of world leaders he painted in a new pursuit that he said has "opened my mind," even though it left him exposed to joking criticism from his mother.</p> <p>An exhibit titled "The Art of Leadership: A President's Personal Diplomacy" opens on Saturday at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas and was shown to reporters on Friday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2014.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/140404/former-president-george-w-bushs-brush-portrays-world-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bush family Business Environment George W. Bush George W. Bush Health Politics Technology United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:32:56 +0000 Thomson Reuters 6113433 at http://www.globalpost.com Woman throws shoe at Hillary Clinton in Vegas http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140411/woman-throws-shoe-at-hillary-clinton-vegas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A woman rushed past security and threw a shoe at Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas on Thursday, but it missed and the former US secretary of state laughed off the incident.</p> <p>The woman launched the projectile at the 66-year-old former First Lady as she was addressing a meeting of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI).</p> <p>Clinton, the presumed frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, ducked as the object whizzed past at head height to the left of her.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140411/woman-throws-shoe-at-hillary-clinton-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clinton George W. Bush Human Interest Muntadhar al-Zaidi Protests against the Iraq War AFP Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:04:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6118817 at http://www.globalpost.com Bush senior marks 90th birthday with a skydive http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140612/bush-senior-marks-90th-birthday-skydive <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former president George H.W. Bush turns 90 on Thursday and is marking the big day with nothing less than a skydive.</p> <p>The 41st commander-in-chief plans to parachute out of a helicopter near his family home in Kennebunkport, Maine at about 10:45 a.m. (1445 GMT.) </p> <p>"It's a wonderful day in Maine -- in fact, nice enough for a parachute jump," tweeted the elder Bush, who these days is mostly pictured in a wheelchair.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140612/bush-senior-marks-90th-birthday-skydive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bush family Business Environment George H.W. Bush George W. Bush Health Politics United States AFP Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:07:51 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6174472 at http://www.globalpost.com Bush senior marks 90th birthday with a skydive http://www.globalpost.com/node/6174473 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former president George H.W. Bush turns 90 on Thursday and is marking the big day with nothing less than a skydive.</p> <p>The 41st commander-in-chief plans to parachute out of a helicopter near his family home in Kennebunkport, Maine at about 10:45 a.m. (1445 GMT.) </p> <p>"It's a wonderful day in Maine -- in fact, nice enough for a parachute jump," tweeted the elder Bush, who these days is mostly pictured in a wheelchair.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/node/6174473" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bush family Business Environment George H.W. Bush George W. Bush Health Politics United States AFP Thu, 12 Jun 2014 15:07:51 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6174473 at http://www.globalpost.com