• 14 of George H.W. Bush's most presidential quotes

    12 days ago - By Chron

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    Former President George H.W. Bush turned 94 years old on Tuesday, making him the oldest living Commander in Chief by four months.
    In April, Bush was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital for a blood infection. His hospitalization came nearly a week after his wife, former first lady Barbara Bush, died at age 92.
    Now out of the hospital, the 41st president is celebrating his 94th birthday at the family's vacation home in Maine.
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  • Inside the eerily quiet streets of Kazakhstan's 20-year-old capital city, where futuristic skyscrapers tower over the grasslands of a former prison camp

    Inside the eerily quiet streets of Kazakhstan's 20-year-old capital city, where futuristic skyscrapers tower over the grasslands of a former prison camp

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Astana was named the capital of Kazakhstan in 1997, and has undergone a massive transformation since then.
    The city is filled with futuristic skyscrapers that resemble a science-fiction movie.
    But Astana's streets are suspiciously clean and quiet, leading some to comment on its eerie atmosphere.
    Twenty years ago, Kazakhstan's president Nursultan Nazarbayev made a radical move by moving his country's capital to a little-known town in the middle of barren grassland.
    He renamed the town "Astana," meaning "capital," and hired a world-famous Japanese architect to plan every aspect of the city...
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