Michelle Obama hugs Bush

Michelle Obama hugs Bush

Story highlights George W. Bush and Michelle Obama have been seen becoming increasingly chummy On Saturday , Obama reached over and grabbed Bush into a hug But the gathering of the 43rd and 44th first couples also saw the reuniting of two unlikely friends. Over the past eight years, former President George W. Bush and First Lady Michelle Obama have been seen becoming increasingly chummy. At public events, the two can often be found sitting next to each other, sharing a laugh or lending a hand to hold. Saturday’s ceremony…

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Charlotte chief: Action by victim's wife didn't affect decision

Charlotte chief: Action by victim's wife didn't affect decision

A camera worn by a uniformed Charlotte police officer shows him running up to the encounter between other officers and Keith Scott. The officer with the camera moves next to a white truck and pauses next to a plainclothes officer before running around to his left. As the officer passes a gap between vehicles Scott is visible, with his right arm by his side. The next time Scott is seen, he is lying on the ground with five officers converging on him. There is no audio for the first 25…

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Pope urges 'sincere dialogue' as he meets Nice attack victims (AFP)

Pope urges 'sincere dialogue' as he meets Nice attack victims (AFP)

AFPon September 24, 2016, 10:40 pm Pope urges ‘sincere dialogue’ as he meets Nice attack victims Rome (AFP) – Pope Francis on Saturday called for a “sincere dialogue” between Christians and Muslims as he met grieving relatives and survivors of France’s Bastille Day attack, in which a jihadist ploughed his truck into a crowd. The pope, who this week denounced violence in the name of religion, declaring “there is no God of war”, met 180 people who were wounded or left traumatised or bereaved by the July 14 attack in…

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Bulldogs win incredible prelim by six points to reach first grand final in 55 years

Bulldogs win incredible prelim by six points to reach first grand final in 55 years

Updated September 24, 2016 20:53:56 Photo: Clay Smith (centre) was dominant for the victorious Dogs. (Getty Images: Ryan Pierse) The Western Bulldogs are into the grand final for the first time in 55 years after beating GWS by six points in the game of the season at Sydney Showgrounds. In a match that ebbed and flowed for four quarters, it was the Bulldogs who got their noses in front when the final siren sounded, edging the despairing Giants 13.11 (89) to 12.8 (83). External Link: Highlights: GWS v Western Bulldogs…

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Living End’s Chris Cheney goes solo

Living End’s Chris Cheney goes solo

ONCE Chris Cheney finished his long-threatened solo album he had two crucial people to play it for — his Living End band mates Scott Owen and Andy Strachan. “They loved it,” Cheney says of their reaction to the album he recorded in Nashville earlier this year. “And they loved the fact it doesn’t sound anything like The Living End. It’s different to what anyone will expect. “There’s six songs that are acoustic, another five or six with a full band. It’s country-influenced but there’s really Beatle-y pop moments on there,…

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