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Like father like son: Former presidents George W Bush (right), and George H W Bush

As the 43rd US president writes an ode to the 41st, David Usborne wonders – could this tome backfire for the 45th?

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Bison may once again roam vast expanses of the American West

Report claims the animals could roam across Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Nebraska and South Dakota, without posing a risk to livestock, but opponents fear they could prove problematic to the landscape

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Authorities  has been called to serve a tenant eviction notice

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Kenny Ireland, pictured in 2010.
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Republicans respond by bringing lawsuit against the president

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Video footage of the moment a previously uncontacted tribe met with the outside world has now been released.

The tribe made contact with the Ashaninka community in June

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Clarke Woodger said that Torkildson's dismissal had nothing to do with homosexuality

But school refutes that its decision was because Tim Torkildson's posts were 'off on tangents'

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Theodore ‘Dutch’ Van Kirk, Enola Gay’s navigator, in 2010

 

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With only six per cent of the US population of these amazing big cats held in zoos, the Zanesville incident in 2011 was inevitable

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A picture of a C-130J cargo jet like the one the African adolescent was found in

The adolescent is thought to have found his way onto the plane during one of its stop-offs in Senegal, Mali, Chad and Tunisia

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Hillary Hall, the clerk for Boulder County in Colorado, has been ordered to stop issuing gay marriage licences

The Boulder County clerk who jumped the gun said it was inevitable courts would ultimately find in favour of same-sex marriages anyway

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Noah Aldrich swam, pushed and pedalled his six year old brother Lucas across the entire course

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Xiao Liwu enjoys his birthday cake

The zoo keepers presented the cub with a cake and gifts

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The burst pipe led to between 8 and 10 million gallons of water flooding the surrounding area, including the UCLA campus

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Surgeon asked people to "see the lighter side"

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Master Auto manager Marie Annaloro, left, and Victoria Ohlson,right, sweep glass and debris in the service garage where the roof blew off in Revere, Mass

 

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Ms Palin said the interactive, subscription-based online network will be “a news channel that really is a lot more than news”

Former vice-presidential candidate promises to tackle nation’s issues

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Video: A dedicated turtle webcam in Florida Keys has caught the amazing moment when 100 baby loggerhead sea turtles were born under the moonlight

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Desiree Urban is painted at Columbus Circle as body-painting artists gathered to decorate nude models as part of an event featuring artist Andy Golub, in New York. Golub says New York was the only city in the country that would allow his inaugural Bodypainting Day

Artists celebrating the naked form staged a '"bodypainting day" in the bustling Manhattan metropolis

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The real Sarah Palin greets the crowd during a 2008 election rally

 

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Drought, wildfires and lightning strikes have caused chaos in California in the past few days

Two wildfires in northern California destroyed 13 homes on the weekend, while one man died after being struck by lightning in the south of the state

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Los Angeles County coroner's Lt. Larry Dietz said the man was taken from Venice Beach and pronounced dead at a hospital. 

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A body is moved from a crime scene at an apartment complex where five members of a family, including three children, were found dead

Investigators said a gun was found near one of the bodies, and it appeared no one outside the family was responsible for the shootings

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Save the tiger: Tiger, tiger burning less brightly as numbers plummet

Tiger, tiger burning less brightly

When William Blake wrote his famous poem there were probably more than 100,000 tigers in the wild. These days they probably number around 3,200
A tale of two presidents: George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story

A tale of two presidents

George W Bush downs his paintbrush to pen father’s life story
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The day America’s love of backyard tigers led to a horrific bloodbath

With only six per cent of the US population of these amazing big cats held in zoos, the Zanesville incident in 2011 was inevitable
Samuel Beckett's biographer reveals secrets of the writer's time as a French Resistance spy

How Samuel Beckett became a French Resistance spy

As this year's Samuel Beckett festival opens in Enniskillen, James Knowlson, recalls how the Irish writer risked his life for liberty and narrowly escaped capture by the Gestapo
We will remember them: relatives still honour those who fought in the Great War

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Relatives still honour those who fought in the Great War
Star Wars Episode VII is being shot on film - and now Kodak is launching a last-ditch bid to keep celluloid alive

Kodak's last-ditch bid to keep celluloid alive

Director J J Abrams and a few digital refuseniks shoot movies on film. Simon Usborne wonders what the fuss is about
Once stilted and melodramatic, Hollywood is giving acting in video games a makeover

Acting in video games gets a makeover

David Crookes meets two of the genre's most popular voices
Could our smartphones soon be diagnosing diseases via Health Kit and Google Fit?

Could smartphones soon be diagnosing diseases?

Health Kit and Google Fit have been described as "the beginning of a health revolution"
Ryanair has turned on the 'charm offensive' but can we learn to love the cut-price carrier again?

Can we learn to love Ryanair again?

Four recent travellers give their verdicts on the carrier's improved customer service
Billionaire founder of Spanx launches range of jeans that offers

Spanx launches range of jeans

The jeans come in two styles, multiple cuts and three washes and will go on sale in the UK in October
10 best over-ear headphones

Aural pleasure: 10 best over-ear headphones

Listen to your favourite tracks with this selection, offering everything from lambskin earmuffs to stainless steel
Commonwealth Games 2014: David Millar ready to serve up gold for his beloved Scotland in the end

Commonwealth Games

David Millar ready to serve up gold for his beloved Scotland in the end
UCI Mountain Bike World Cup 2014: Downhill all the way to the top for the Atherton siblings

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Downhill all the way to the top for the Atherton siblings
Save the tiger: The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The animals bred for bones on China’s tiger farms

The big cats kept in captivity to perform for paying audiences and then, when dead, their bodies used to fortify wine
A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery all included in top 50 hidden spots in the UK

A former custard factory, a Midlands bog and a Leeds cemetery

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