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Ten years ago: New York Congressman Jack Kemp dropped out of the race for the Republican presidential nomination. Pop singer Andy Gibb died in England at age 30 of heart inflammation.

Five years ago: Authorities announced the arrest of Nidal Ayyad, a second suspect in the bombing of the World Trade Center in New York City. Dr. David Gunn was shot to death outside a Pensacola, Fla., abortion clinic. C. Northcote Parkinson, author of “Parkinson’s Law,” died in Canterbury, England, at age 83.

One year ago: The White House and the FBI clashed in a rare public quarrel after President Clinton said he should have been alerted when the bureau told national security officials that the Chinese government might be trying to influence U.S. elections.


 

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4 ex-presidents among hundreds at Barbara Bush’s funeral

UPDATED: 9:40 a.m.

updated  Former ambassadors along with sports and entertainment stars arrived on a gray, cloudy day to attend Saturday’s private funeral for Barbara Bush at the nation’s largest Episcopal church – a day after more than 6,000 people paid their respects to the woman known by many as “America’s matriarch.”