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John McCain death: Trump lowers White House flag after criticism

John McCain death: Trump lowers White House flag after criticism When veterans' groups launched appeals for a more fitting salute to McCain, a Navy veteran who was imprisoned for more than five years in Vietnam, the Republican leader - who had no love lost for the Arizona senator - blinked. Flags at some federal buildings were fully raised on Monday, far earlier than would normally be expected after such an event. In a contrast with the White House, Senate le... [Full Article...]

Mattis: No Decision on Fate of Korean Peninsula Exercises

Mattis: No Decision on Fate of Korean Peninsula Exercises South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday (Aug 30) nominated the head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff as defence minister. However, he signaled that he could restart them if he wanted to, promising that they would "be far bigger than ever before ". [Full Article...]

Trump rejected statement praising McCain

Trump rejected statement praising McCain The message was released on Monday as a statement by McCain's longtime adviser Rick Davis, two days after the veteran Republican senator succumbed to a yearlong battle with brain cancer at the age of 81. "I like people that weren't captured", Trump said at a campaign event in Iowa in 2015. The Washington Post reported Sunday that Trump had rejected the advice of top aides who advocated for... [Full Article...]

President Trump Tweets 'Deepest Sympathies' After John McCain's Death

President Trump Tweets 'Deepest Sympathies' After John McCain's Death McCain, who represented Arizona in the Senate and House of Representatives for 35 years, had a reputation for speaking his mind, which led to a running feud with President Donald Trump . "I have often observed that I am the luckiest person on earth". He suffered beatings and torture so severe that, even at the end of his life, he was unable to lift his arms above his shoulders. [Full Article...]

Memorial services set for Senator John McCain

Memorial services set for Senator John McCain White House aides said it is unclear whether Trump will go to Capitol Hill, where McCain is to lie in state on Friday. Tributes to McCain continued to pour in from former United States presidents, members of Congress and foreign leaders while Trump golfed on Sunday. [Full Article...]

'An American hero': Touching tributes flow for John McCain

'An American hero': Touching tributes flow for John McCain Just over 30 people, "the most eminent citizens of the country", has been awarded since 1852 the honor of the farewell ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda. Obama, who triumphed over McCain in the 2008 election, said that despite their differences, McCain and he shared a "fidelity to something higher - the ideals for which generations of Americans and immigrants alike have fought, marched, and sacrif... [Full Article...]

Ex-Vatican official issues call for Pope Francis' resignation

Ex-Vatican official issues call for Pope Francis' resignation Since the Polish pope's visit, there have been huge changes in public attitudes to social issues including abortion, contraception, divorce and same-sex marriage. Strickland's letter did not say why he believes the allegations are credible. The letter was released in the middle of Pope Francis' trip to Ireland, where the pontiff repeatedly asked for "forgiveness" in apologizing for clerical se... [Full Article...]

Newt Gingrich: Why John McCain was such an inspiration to me

Newt Gingrich: Why John McCain was such an inspiration to me President Donald Trump has faced criticism for his statement following the death of John McCain , which did not say anything kind about the late senator and war hero. "With the senator when he passed were his wife Cindy and their family", his office said in a statement . McCain "was a man of honor, a true patriot in the best sense of the word", Jimmy Carter wrote. [Full Article...]

Malcolm Turnbull: Australian ex-PM 'to quit parliament'

Malcolm Turnbull: Australian ex-PM 'to quit parliament' Australia's new prime minister has announced a peace-making Cabinet that does not punish his rivals in a bruising power struggle that ousted his predecessor and divided a government that lags in opinion polls. "I thank Julie for her loyalty and friendship over many years but especially as my deputy", Turnbull said. He has inherited leadership of a coalition between the Liberal and National parti... [Full Article...]

Facebook bans Myanmar military officials following damning United Nations report

Facebook bans Myanmar military officials following damning United Nations report The report recommends the case be referred to the International Criminal Court in the Hague, or for an ad hoc tribunal to be created to investigate the actions of the alleged perpetrators. "They are killers. They must be punished", said Mohammed Hasan, 46, who lives in the Kutupalong refugee camp . It extended culpability for the humanitarian crisis in Rakhine state to Myanmar's civilian go... [Full Article...]

Mexico deal could be happening soon

Mexico deal could be happening soon Mexico's Guajardo and Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray also participated in the talks. Donald Trump on Saturday hinted that the USA and Mexico were on the verge of reaching an agreement in the NAFTA negotiations that are expected to go on through the weekend, but there are a number of issues that have yet to be resolved. [Full Article...]

Florida shooting suspect was 'angry after losing video game contest'

Florida shooting suspect was 'angry after losing video game contest' The latest shooting happened Sunday in Jacksonville at a video game tournament . Clayton was competing in the tournament. After the win, in which Katz — a No. "This is your chance to earn your spot in the first Major's Live Finals happening in October 2018", the Facebook page for the event reads. According to the LA Times , quoting player Steven "Steveyj" Javaruski , a professional Madde... [Full Article...]

South Korea says Pompeo's canceled visit impacts North Korea liaison office plans

South Korea says Pompeo's canceled visit impacts North Korea liaison office plans South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-hwa spoke with Pompeo over the phone and agreed that the allies should work to keep the atmosphere of dialogue alive, it said. He said Mr. Pompeo would travel to North Korea after the trade dispute is resolved. Many other key officials learned of Trump's decision by seeing the crawl across a television screen, some during a meeting on North Korea negotiat... [Full Article...]

Trump’s White House Fails to Keep Flag at Half-staff to Honor McCain

Trump’s White House Fails to Keep Flag at Half-staff to Honor McCain Despite the anger the move has whipped up, according to US flag code, this is in keeping with the rules. "Camera shot facing south over the White House - you can see the flag at the WH at full staff while the flags surrounding the Washington Monument are lowered", Travers tweeted. [Full Article...]

Classmates: Teen driving sports vehicle in deadly pileup was YouTube star ‘McSkillet’

Classmates: Teen driving sports vehicle in deadly pileup was YouTube star ‘McSkillet’ California Highway Patrol told the Los Angeles Times that the accident involved nearly a dozen vehicles and shut down traffic on the northbound lane of I-805. He last posted five months ago, but in a video in December he showed off his McLaren, BuzzFeed News reported Friday. Police say his McLaren sports vehicle was driving at high speed in the wrong direction near San Diego. [Full Article...]

Two deaths in a Thomas Cook Hotel lead to evacuation in Egypt

Two deaths in a Thomas Cook Hotel lead to evacuation in Egypt Dr Maged Eladawy, head of Hurghada hospital, said John Cooper died from natural causes and his wife "from grief" three hours later. A statement from the Red Sea provincial governor's office, entitled "normal death of an English old man and his wife", said both had died of heart failure. [Full Article...]

Mexican Cartel Tunnel Found Leading into Former Arizona KFC Restaurant

Mexican Cartel Tunnel Found Leading into Former Arizona KFC Restaurant Authorities say the cross-border tunnel was used to smuggle drugs including methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, and fentanyl, the BBC reports . They began monitoring its owner, Ivan López, and stopped him in his vehicle earlier this month. [Full Article...]

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe released from Iran jail for three days

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe released from Iran jail for three days Zaghari-Ratcliffe travelled to Iran in 2016 on a personal visit, intending to introduce her young daughter to her family there. Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe with her husband Richard Ratcliffe and her daughter Gabriella in an undated photograph handed out by her family. [Full Article...]

Air Quality Advisories Extended to Almost All Oregon Counties

Air Quality Advisories Extended to Almost All Oregon Counties According to the air-quality monitoring smartphone application Sh**t! In the United States, smoke from wildfires also clogged the sky across the west, blotting out mountains and city skylines from OR to Colorado, delaying flights and forcing authorities to tell even healthy adults in the Seattle area to stay indoors. [Full Article...]

South Africa blasts Trump over racially divisive tweet

South Africa blasts Trump over racially divisive tweet South Africa's government was expected to summon the USA acting ambassador to explain Trump's tweet, two people familiar with the situation said. Mr Trump's message was rebutted by the South African government who tweeted in response a rejection of Mr Trump's perception that "seeks to divide our nation". [Full Article...]


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