• John McCain honored at Washington National Cathedral memorial service
John McCain honored at Washington National Cathedral memorial service

Bush , who defeated McCain for the 2000 Republican presidential nomination, called McCain a "man of deep conviction and a patriot of the highest order" and a "friend whom I'll deeply miss". "John understood that America was first and foremost, an idea". Obama denounced a politics "that pretends to be fearless and tough, but in fact is born of...

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  • Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald Speaks At Sen. John McCain's Memorial Service
Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald Speaks At Sen. John McCain's Memorial Service

A choir from the Jesuit-run Brophy College Preparatory school that two of McCain's sons attended was scheduled to sing " Amazing Grace " and "Arizona" during the church service. He then closed out his remarks by pointing out the profound impact McCain had not just on him, but on others and the world. Members of Congress and a slew of Washington hea...

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  • Gunfire Forces Evacuation of Yorkdale Mall
Gunfire Forces Evacuation of Yorkdale Mall

ET on Thursday when police were called to reports of shots being fired at the mall. Police said Friday evening that they had identified a suspect in the incidnet and a warrant has been issued for a 20-year-old Toronto man on a charge of discharging a firearm with intent.

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  • Trump Campaign Takes 'Inexperienced Volunteer' Who Blocked Photo 'Off The Road'
Trump Campaign Takes 'Inexperienced Volunteer' Who Blocked Photo 'Off The Road'

The visit will be the first time that Mr Trump has visited Ireland since he entered the White House at the start of 2017. Only moments before, a Trump aide had physically blocked the lens of a press photographer to prevent him from taking a photo of a protestor.

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  • Imran Khan assassination threat: Taliban 'plot to ASSASSINATE' new Pakistan prime minister
Imran Khan assassination threat: Taliban 'plot to ASSASSINATE' new Pakistan prime minister

In addition, security collaboration along the troubled Pakistan-Iran border, military cooperation and counterterrorism were among the key issues he discussed with the Gen. He assured that Pakistan Army will "continue to deliver on nation's expectations of defending the motherland at all costs and sacrifices". Commenting upon the visit of the US S...

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  • Lobbyist linked to Manafort pleads guilty, agrees to aid prosecutors
Lobbyist linked to Manafort pleads guilty, agrees to aid prosecutors

Gates also said that Manafort began working for the Opposition Bloc after his previous patron, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, was pushed from power in a popular uprising. Mueller and his team have accused Kilimnik of having ties to Russian intelligence. He has previously told reporters of his work in 2014 with SCL Group, Cambridge Analytica...

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  • U.S. Extends Travel Ban to N.Korea
U.S. Extends Travel Ban to N.Korea

On the subject of military exercises, which the US suspended as a "good faith" measure following Trump s summit with Kim, the president said "there is no reason at this time to be spending large amounts of money on joint US-South Korea war games" though added these could resume if the need arose.

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  • Iran Could Abandon Nuclear Deal, Khamenei Warns
Iran Could Abandon Nuclear Deal, Khamenei Warns

After Rouhani's answers, the lawmakers voted that they were not convinced by the president's answers to four out of the five questions. Khamenei cautioned President Hassan Rouhani not to rely too much on European support as he came under increased pressure at home over his handling of the economy in the face of US sanctions, with key minist...

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  • Kenyatta calls for establishment of framework for better cooperation with Britain
Kenyatta calls for establishment of framework for better cooperation with Britain

Maore Ngore, who grows the once lucrative kisa and asili varieties of miraa on three acres, said Theresa May played a role in its ban when she was the Home Secretary, but things have changed now that President Uhuru Kenyatta recognises miraa as an important cash crop.

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  • Bobi Wine Off to United States for Treatment
Bobi Wine Off to United States for Treatment

Security forces were deployed heavily in Kamwokya neighbourhood in Kampala on Friday, said a police spokesman, Emilian Kayima, after "some young men wanted to cause commotion". It is not clear what the results from the tests were and whether they have informed government's decision to allow Kyagulanyi to travel for treatment.

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  • Iranian woman Zaghari-Ratcliffe in Tehran jail clinic after blackout: husband
Iranian woman Zaghari-Ratcliffe in Tehran jail clinic after blackout: husband

She fainted when she had to leave her family on Sunday, after an unsuccessful appeal to extend the reunion, Ratcliffe said. Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe was yesterday (Wednesday) suffering panic attacks and had been rushed to hospital in what Mr Ratcliffe described as a direct outcome of her ordeal.

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  • Donald Trump ‘sought to buy all the dirt on him’
Donald Trump ‘sought to buy all the dirt on him’

Last week, Mr Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to criminal charges and said the New York-based company knew about or played a role in payments before the presidential election to two women who had had affairs with Mr Trump more than a decade ago.

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  • Summer time could last all year if the European Union gets its way
Summer time could last all year if the European Union gets its way

A European Parliament resolution says it is "crucial to maintain a unified EU time regime", although the Commission has not yet drafted details of the change. Several of the initial reactions among government officials pointed toward going for summer time, with its longer evenings in light during summer - even if it means darker mornings during win...

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  • Leader of self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic killed in E. Ukraine blast
Leader of self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic killed in E. Ukraine blast

Mr. Zakharchenko, who led the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic since 2014, "received injuries incompatible with life as a result of an explosion in the centre of Donetsk", the separatist administration said in a statement . The news was confirmed by the official media outlet of the separatists. He took the reins as the leader of the Don...

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  • South Korean envoy to travel to North for pre-summit talks
South Korean envoy to travel to North for pre-summit talks

Moon's office said it hasn't decided who it will send to North Korea or how long its delegation will stay there. The State Department renewed its travel advisory to Pyongyang Friday, replacing the one from January. Mr Trump left the summit saying the men had forged a special bond, that Mr Kim was committed to denuclearisation and that critics w...

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  • Australia Bans Chelsea Manning
Australia Bans Chelsea Manning

A spokesman said all non-citizens need to meet certain character requirements before being granted entry to Australia. The reasons a person might fail the character test include a criminal record or a determination they might a risk to the community, according to the department.

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  • Putin tells Russians he is softening unpopular pension reform
Putin tells Russians he is softening unpopular pension reform

Plans to increase the retirement age to 63 from 55 for women, and to 65 from 60 for men, were announced in June, when Russian Federation was in the grip of World Cup euphoria. "Help the state, die before your pension", read one home-made placard in the Siberian city of Omsk in early July, where about 3,000 people turned out.

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  • Couple ordered to hand over homeless Philadelphia man’s GoFundMe money
Couple ordered to hand over homeless Philadelphia man’s GoFundMe money

D'Amico told Kelly they would allow a forensic accounting of the remaining funds, which they believe may be as little as $150,000 after Bobbitt spent money on family, a trailer, truck and drugs. Yet, Bobbit said he never saw the money meant for him. McClure is a receptionist for the New Jersey Department of Transportation and D'Amico is a carpent...

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  • Congress Honors John McCain at Capitol Rotunda Ceremony
Congress Honors John McCain at Capitol Rotunda Ceremony

McCain's flag-draped casket is carried up the steps to lie in state in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol on Friday. The drenched servicemen never broke their stride. Lindsey O. Graham", Milbank writes , as the SC senator, "buried whatever remained of his own reputation for iconoclasm even before his partner's funeral.

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  • Preliminary Magnitude 4.4 Quake Strikes La Verne
Preliminary Magnitude 4.4 Quake Strikes La Verne

It was followed by smaller aftershocks. It shook buildings for several seconds in downtown Los Angeles . The dormitories at the University of La Verne were evacuated as a precaution, a spokesman said, but no damage had been found. "It was moving the whole house", he said. It was really loud too, kind of like thunder. Another added: "4.4 #e...

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