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Former presidents take stage at hurricane benefit concert

ATLANTA: All five of America's living former presidents took the stage Saturday at a benefit concert in Texas to raise money for victims of the hurricane-ravaged southern United States and Caribbean. Former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter appeared together onstage at Texas A&M , praising Americans for their willingness to help fellow citizens and urging them to do more. The effort by the three Democrats and two Republicans has raised over $31 million from…

Brzezinski, ex-aide to former US President Carter, dies at 89

WASHINGTON: Zbigniew Brzezinski, a hawkish Cold War strategist and former top aide to US president Jimmy Carter, has died at 89, his family said on Friday. "My father passed away peacefully tonight," MSNBC journalist Mika Brzezinski said on Instagram. "He was known to his friends as Zbig, to his grandchildren as Chief and to his wife as the enduring love of her life. I just knew him as the most inspiring, loving and devoted father any girl could ever have," she wrote. The Polish-born academic was Carter's national…

White House movie theater opens to public

WASHINGTON: Visitors to the White House can now visit the cloakroom-turned-movie theater where Dwight Eisenhower used to sneak off to watch westerns and where Jimmy Carter screened "All The President's Men." The decision to open up the private presidential theater -- set up in a large cloakroom by Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1942 -- was made by Melania Trump, the president's wife. "The White House belongs to the people of this country," the first lady said. "I believe everyone who takes the time to visit and tour…