In the wake of the passing of former president George H.W. Bush (41) on Friday, President Donald Trump (45) has announced that federal agencies will be closed on December 5.
In honor of the 41st president, President Trump has declared Wednesday a national day of mourning, the White House said, and issued an executive order to close federal offices. "It will then be reset and it will be sent to Houston to pick up the casket of President Bush and it will be sent back to Washington", Trump said, according to the report.
As is customary for former Presidents, Bush will be honored with a state funeral - a series of events that will last at least a week and take place in both Texas and the nation's capitol.
The former president passed away on Friday night at 10:10 p.m. his spokesperson Jim McGrath confirmed.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx probe arrives at asteroid Bennu
The asteroid could pass close to Earth, closer than the moon, in 2135, with even closer approaches possible in 2175 and 2195. The agency describes Bennu as "a carbonaceous asteroid whose regolith may record the earliest history of our solar system ".
"He was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, Barbara; his second child Pauline "Robin" Bush; and his brothers Prescott and William or "Bucky" Bush".
"Former President Bush' remains will depart St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Houston, and be transported by motorcade to Union Pacific Railroad Westfield Auto Facility, Spring, Texas", according to the news release.
Bush will be laid to rest on December 6 on the grounds of the George HW Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University.
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Clawing their way back from a 12-point deficit, a fadeaway shot by Leonard tied the game with 7.1 seconds on the clock. Murray logged a whopping 41 minutes, scoring 21 points, dishing out eight assists, and grabbing seven rebounds.
Just a few moments ago, the publisher released a new teaser trailer for what seems to be a new Far Cry game entirely. Ubisoft call it "a new Far Cry game" but it's not yet clear whether it will be a direct sequel, a spin-off, or what.
The film, which hit screens on November 29, has touched the Rs 500 crore mark worldwide within seven days of its release. They have already inked a deal with HY Media and planning to release the film in more than 10,000 theaters in May 2019.
Trains, tram and bus fares will all be lifted from 2020 in the 999 sq mile European nation, under ambitious government proposals. It's understood abolishing all public transport fares will save the government money on the collection and processing of fares.
With less than 50 million active users, it is safe to say that Allo didn't quite make the mark Google hoped it would. The company promises they will continue to improve the service with features that utilize machine learning.
Cardinals acquire Paul Goldschmidt in trade with Diamondbacks
This past season, he hit.290/.389/.533 with 33 home runs and 83 RBI in 690 plate appearances while playing above-average defense. Luke Weaver , Carson Kelly , Andy Young and a Compensation Round B selection in the 2019 MLB Draft are heading back to Arizona.
Samsung pushing out Galaxy Note9 Android Pie-based One UI
After the installation process is finished, consumers will be required to press enroll this device in the beta program button. The newer UI is drastically different from Samsung's usual Android skin and it improves upon numerous lacking features.
Samsung Galaxy A8S smartphone gets WiFi certification
Its getting closer the Huawei nova 4 will be unveiled on December 17 , but has been spotted in the wild several times already. It is expected to be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC coupled with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage .
IPL Auction: 70 spots, 1003 players and a new auctioneer
Bangladesh players and Ireland players have also been asked to head back home by April 15 and April 30, respectively. Among the Indians, Yuvraj Singh - after a dismal IPL 2018 - will enter the auction with a base price of Rs 1 crore.
Einstein letter doubting God auctioned for US$2.89m
It was a record for an Einstein letter and far surpassed its estimated value of $1-1.5m, auctioneers Christie's said. In this file photo, Albert Einstein delivers a recorded lecture some time in 1955 at an unspecified location.
MP reveals he is HIV positive in attempt to tackle stigma
There is a gulf between the modern reality of HIV as an entirely manageable condition and the way people perceive it. He said he had chose to speak out to help others seek treatment and fight the stigma surrounding the disease.
Abu Dhabi Test: New Zealand to start day four on 26-2
Shah was run out in weird fashion when he lost his right shoe while going for the second run with captain Sarfraz Ahmed (25). After working their way into a dominant position midway through the test, Pakistan lost 7-62 to give the Black Caps a sniff.