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by | August 27, 2018 | 22:44

A day after McCain died of brain cancer at 81, his family, friends and congressional and state leaders were working out details of the farewell to the decorated Vietnam War hero, prisoner of war and six-term senator. Plans taking shape called for McCain to lie in state Wednesday in the Arizona State Capitol on what would have been his 82nd birthday. Speaking to the Economic Club of Canada months ahead of the election he would lose to Barack Obama , McCain lauded the pact for ...

by | August 27, 2018 | 20:17

Treuenbrietzen belongs to the eastern German state of Brandenburg. Firefighters in Germany are battling to subdue one of the largest forest fires in recent decades, around 50km (30 miles) south of Berlin . The cause of the fire was initially unclear, but authorities announced on Friday evening that "all indications" now suggest that the fire could have been caused by arson.

by | August 27, 2018 | 19:55

Pressure over church abuse increased on Sunday when a former top Vatican official accused Pope Francis of having known of allegations of sexual abuse by a prominent United States cardinal for five years before accepting his resignation last month .

by | August 27, 2018 | 19:45

Grandmother Ramonita Reyes said she didn't know what to say in the wake of such a loss. At Mount Sinai Hospital, one woman told The Chicago Tribune: "I can't live without my babies". She smelled it. I think she saw it, ' he said. She called 911 around 4 a.m., then began knocking on doors. A family relative says the dead included four siblings from one family, three siblings from another family and an unrelated teen who was a close friend of the group.

by | August 27, 2018 | 18:43

Not so fast. Politics here is a lot more complicate. "But John came to NY and campaigned for me on the streets of Brooklyn". Bush and Obama had been McCain's political opponents, too, blocking his White House ambitions in 2000 and 2008, respectively.

by | August 27, 2018 | 18:28

She then named six generals the team has flagged for a criminal inquiry to prioritize, starting with Military Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing. The report said the "clearance operations" to drive out the Rohingya were led by the army, along with other security forces such as the Myanmar Police Force and the Border Guard Police.

by | August 27, 2018 | 17:55

Cavusoglu's remarks came as the Syrian opposition said that an offensive in the opposition-held province would be a real disaster "not only for Idlib , but for everyone". Russian Federation earlier this week presented proposals to the Turkish authorities on resolving the situation in Idlib, a northwestern Syrian region that borders Turkey.

by | August 27, 2018 | 16:44

A mass shooting at a video game tournament has led to "multiple fatalities" in the USA state of Florida , according to police. " Katz is believed to have stayed in the Jacksonville area the night before the shooting , possibly at a hotel".

by | August 27, 2018 | 15:27

Despite the momentary levity, though, Trump is increasingly frustrated and isolated as the investigations that have long dogged his White House plunge into the personal territory he once declared off-limits. Trump has insisted that Manafort and Cohen were charged with matters totally unrelated to his presidential campaign. That's a critical assertion because it makes the payments subject to campaign finance laws, which restrict how much people can donate to a campaign and bar corporations ...

by | August 27, 2018 | 13:43

John McCain's death in office has handed Arizona's governor an empty Senate seat to give out - and a hard political puzzle to solve before he does. Many acknowledged that they didn't always see eye to eye with McCain but they never lost respect for him.

by | August 27, 2018 | 09:47

However, he also gained a reputation as a Republican maverick who was willing to cross party lines on a range of issues. " John McCain and were members of different generations, came from completely different backgrounds, and competed at the highest level of politics.

by | August 27, 2018 | 08:19

John McCain died Saturday , a day after his office announced his decision to discontinue medical treatment for brain cancer. The Suns also sent out their condolences to McCain's family along with a genuine message on how the organization feels about the late senator's contributions to the nation.

by | August 27, 2018 | 07:44

Williams said investigators, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Baltimore, are working to make final confirmation of the suspect's identity. Williams said the suspect killed two people , and then shot himself with a handgun. The city said the two were in contact regarding the reported mass shooting .

by | August 27, 2018 | 06:59

Separately, the NY state attorney general has filed a civil lawsuit against the Trump foundation, Trump's purported charity. Senator Lindsey Graham, who is both close to Trump and a defender of Sessions, said he believed Trump would appoint a new attorney general but should wait until after November 6 congressional elections, in which Republicans are seeking to maintain control of both the House of Representatives and Senate.

by | August 27, 2018 | 05:02

She had served as foreign minister since 2013. Screenshots from the group titled "friends for stability" allege Peter Dutton's chief ally Mathias Cormann had secured votes for Bishop in a bid to keep Scott Morrison out of the race. Mr Morrison is expected to announce details of his new Cabinet on Monday. "For five years she has dedicated her life to our nation with a tireless work ethic and exhausting travel schedule", Senator Wong said.

by | August 26, 2018 | 23:25

According to the USA state Department spokesman, the event is unlikely to lead to peace in Afghanistan, so participation is impractical. As an aide to President George W. The veteran U.S. Army colonel also blamed Beijing for changing the strategic dynamics of the region largely rendering U.S. Afghanistan policy obsolete.

by | August 26, 2018 | 23:15

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has restored Peter Dutton to his first cabinet, moving quickly to heal wounds from the Liberal Party's civil war. She would never be "another man's deputy" again . Turnbull tweeted she "has been and remains an inspiring role model for women here and around the world".

by | August 26, 2018 | 22:39

Few details were immediately available. The shooting took place during a video game tournament that was being livestreamed on social media, with gun shots interrupting the stream. The bullet hit my thumb. "Life can be cut short in a second". Madden 19 is the latest NFL football video game put out by sports game publisher EA Sports.

by | August 26, 2018 | 22:31

Mitscher. The commander of the second fleet assigned to Vice Admiral Andrew Lewis. The chief of staff of the Navy of the United States John Richardson, who earlier this year issued a decree on the restoration of the Second fleet, said that Navy is not "asking for a fight".

by | August 26, 2018 | 22:26

Her husband Richard Ratcliffe confirmed his wife has returned to Evin prison despite hopes her temporary release would be extended. The charity worker chose to return to prison "with her head held high" rather than be "dragged out" in front of her child, he said.