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People US Senator John McCain to lie in state in Arizona today
Author: 0 US Senator John McCain to lie in state in Arizona today

Presidential daughter Ivanka Trump called McCain a "patriot who served with distinction" and said his death has united the nation in mourning. After President Donald Trump took to Twitter to claim a "52 percent overall" approval rating just one day after Senator John McCain's death and hours after a gunman opened fire at a video game tournament in Florida, many of his followers pointed out how he may be the only USA president not to be invited to two funerals of prominent political ...

People McCain's final statement: Americans have 'more in common'
Author: 0 McCain's final statement: Americans have 'more in common'

McCain denounced him for using language that "fired up the crazies", while Trump said McCain was a "dummy" who had barely managed to graduate from the US Naval Academy. Bush and Obama are expected to offer eulogies at his funeral, to be held at the National Cathedral in Washington , D.C. Vice President Mike Pence is to attend, but not Trump.

Author: 0 As Tributes for McCain Pour in, Trump Reaction Criticized

The family of McCain, a U.S. Navy pilot who was captured during the Vietnam War and was held for five years at the Hoa Lo Prison-known colloquially as the " Hanoi Hilton "-by the communist North Vietnamese, announced last week that he would halt medical treatment for brain cancer".

People May to make first visit to Africa
Author: 0 May to make first visit to Africa

May, who arrived in Cape Town on Tuesday, added that she would discuss the issue with President Cyril Ramaphosa. May has high ambition, envisioning Britain becoming the biggest investor in Africa from the world's major industrial economies - the Group of Seven that also includes the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan.

People Bees besiege Times Square hot dog stand in New York's tourist precinct
Author: 0 Bees besiege Times Square hot dog stand in New York's tourist precinct

NYPD Sgt. Sheldo said at the scene that "a bunch" of the flying insects were initially spotted "swarming" around the pedestrian plaza at nearby Military Island. Look at all the bees. "It's called a bee-vac", the account tweeted , before promising that the bees would be relocated to another hive. It's unknown whether any bees were harmed during the incident.

People Primary Elections Held in Arizona and Florida
Author: 0 Primary Elections Held in Arizona and Florida

She apologized but also said the media misinterpreted some of her comments. The primary happened in the shadow of the death of Arizona's senior senator, John McCain, whose body will lie at the Arizona Capitol on Wednesday. The Republican victor will face whoever emerges from a crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary field led by moderate former US Representative Gwen Graham, the daughter of Bob Graham, a former Florida governor and US senator.

People Strong quake hits northwest Iran, killing 2 and wounding 241
Author: 0 Strong quake hits northwest Iran, killing 2 and wounding 241

A series of three earthquakes , included one at magnitude 6, have struck western Iran, with state media reporting one person has been killed and some 100 others injured. Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli planned to travel there Monday. More than 240 people are reported injured in the quake. Iran is often hit by damaging earthquakes as it sits on major fault lines.

People Divers discover giant squid washed up in New Zealand
Author: 0 Divers discover giant squid washed up in New Zealand

Over in Wellington , New Zealand , a group of guys were walking along a beach when they happened upon something straight out of an aquatic nightmare: a 14-foot-long giant squid with tentacles long enough to dunk from the free-throw line.

Author: 0 Republicans slow efforts to rename Senate building for McCain

Graham called out other senators too, telling Sen. Americans never quit, we never surrender, we never hide from history. USA senators have issued a bipartisan call to lower American flags in honour of John McCain after the White House raised its Stars and Stripes back up.

People Backed DeSantis wins Florida GOP gubernatorial primary
Author: 0 Backed DeSantis wins Florida GOP gubernatorial primary

DeSantis will face the victor in a crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary field led by moderate former U.S. Representative Gwen Graham, the daughter of Bob Graham, a former Florida governor and U.S. He was considered a shoo-in for the Republican nomination. The primaries in Arizona and Florida on Tuesday are the last big day of state primaries before November's elections.

People Texas company sells plans for 3D-printed guns despite ban
Author: 0 Texas company sells plans for 3D-printed guns despite ban

The federal government allowed Wilson to distribute the files as a result of a policy change earlier this year, but that change was then challenged by eight states and the District of Columbia in July. "Because of our lawsuit, it is once again illegal to post downloadable gun files to the internet", he said. "I trust the federal government will hold Cody Wilson , a self- described 'crypto-anarchist, ' accountable to that law", Ferguson said.

People Trump Apparently Has No Idea What The National Flag Looks Like
Author: 0 Trump Apparently Has No Idea What The National Flag Looks Like

Siting with few kids in the hospital, Trump coloured United States flag but instead of red coloured a stripe blue. Donald Trump colours in an American flag during a visit to a children's hospital in OH but gets it wrong. Trump's mistake was also deemed hypocritical and disrespectful by some as he has openly condemned National Football League (NFL) players who choose to kneel instead of standing for the national anthem, saying the gesture is a sign of disrespect to the US flag and the ...

People Colombia: Anti-graft referendum fails to meet quorum
Author: 0 Colombia: Anti-graft referendum fails to meet quorum

A set of anti-corruption initiatives in Colombia failed to attract the required number of votes Sunday, despite earning almost 100 percent support of the voters. A faux reggaeton video starring politicians encouraging people to vote yes was widely shared on social media this week. Newly elected President Ivan Duque and most of Colombia's main political parties say they back the measure, but they have done little to promote it or to lure voters to the polls.

People Trump accuses Google of hiding 'fair media' coverage of him
Author: 0 Trump accuses Google of hiding 'fair media' coverage of him

Google is immensely secretive about how it ranks search results and news stories, and is attempting to personalise its Google News service towards its users' preferences. Google denied using political viewpoints to shape its search results. "I told you so!" But he concluded, "they have it RIGGED, for me & others, so that nearly all stories & news is BAD".

Author: 0 John McCain's farewell letter: 'Do not despair of our present difficulties'

I feel compassion for him and his family as they go through this". "Ten years ago, I had the privilege to concede defeat in the election for president", McCain said. 'We weaken it when we hide behind walls, rather than tear them down, when we doubt the power of our ideals, rather than trust them to be the great force for change they have always been'.

People Mom says Denver boy killed himself after being bullied at school
Author: 0 Mom says Denver boy killed himself after being bullied at school

Pierce also wrote in a post: "My son died because of being bullied please tell ur kids to love everyone we all need to love each other". 'He was like, "Mom I'm gay". And I said, "I still love you"'. "We should have accountability for bullying", she said. Leia Pierce's son, 9-year-old Jamel Myles , started fourth grade August 20 at Denver's Joe Shoemaker School.

People Germany working on 2-way migrant deal with Italy
Author: 0 Germany working on 2-way migrant deal with Italy

Opinion polls suggest that Salvini's stance has boosted his far-right League party's approval rating to around 30 percent, a more than 10 point jump from its showing in March's election, and is now level with the Five Star Movement with which it has governed Italy since early June.

Author: 0 Giant squid washes up on a beach and it's an absolute monster

But the squid that washed up on the south coast of Wellington , New Zealand on Sunday morning, is something else. Giant squid spend their time in the deep sea and rarely surface, so it's unclear how this four-metre youngster ended up on a beach.

Author: 0 Theresa May dances at school on first day of Africa trade trip

In a mercantilist pitch Mrs May will set the "ambition" to make the United Kingdom the biggest G7 investor in Africa by 2022. In her tour to Africa, the UK Prime Minister will be joined by a business delegation made up of 29 representatives from UK business - half of which are SMEs - from across all regions of the UK and its devolved administrations.

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Author: 0 After "Lifeless" Comment on Buhari, Trump meets with Kenyan President

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump have agreed to bolster tourism, trade relations and improve security, especially in the Horn of Africa. Later, Trump trumpeted a preliminary trade deal with Mexico he'd announced earlier in the day as well as recent stock market gains. "We're in a very good mood".

People Presidents, lawmakers laud McCain for devotion to country
Author: 0 Presidents, lawmakers laud McCain for devotion to country

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. "We will remember Senator McCain for translating America's commitment into action and for playing a vital role in keeping our alliance strong and capable to address current strategic challenges", the DFA secretary said .

People Under pressure, Donald Trump tersely recognises McCain, lowers flag
Author: 0 Under pressure, Donald Trump tersely recognises McCain, lowers flag

Trump's White House lowered its flag on Saturday, then raised it back following the minimum period under law. President Donald Trump has long feuded with McCain, and is reportedly not invited to his funeral. He also offered military transport for McCain's family, and that the flag be re-lowered at half-staff until his internment. At a service planned at the National Cathedral in Washington on Saturday, two of McCain's former rivals, former President Barack Obama and former ...

People Judge blocks online plans for printing untraceable 3D guns
Author: 0 Judge blocks online plans for printing untraceable 3D guns

A USA federal judge has extended a ban on the online distribution of 3-D printed gun blueprints, a win for a group of mainly Democratic-led states that said such a publication would violate their right to regulate firearms as well as endanger their residents.

People Dershowitz: Trump Can Fear NY Prosecutors, Not Mueller
Author: 0 Dershowitz: Trump Can Fear NY Prosecutors, Not Mueller

Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY could spell the greatest peril for Trump because of the lack of constitutional protections for the president at that level. "So the only issue here is whether or not there was a failure to report the contribution". Trump's public attacks on Sessions and Mueller and his firing of former FBI Director James Comey have raised questions as to whether the president could be engaging in obstruction of justice in regard to the special counsel probe.

People Trump reportedly nixed statement praising life of John McCain
Author: 0 Trump reportedly nixed statement praising life of John McCain

Tom Ridge, who was governor of Pennsylvania from 1995 to 2001 and who led the office of Homeland Security from 2001 until 2005, called McCain a "dear friend" and principled leader. But he is known for sharing McCain's stances on immigration, which could be anathema to the state's conservative voters. Jon Kyl, businesswoman Karrin Taylor Robson, former Congressman John Shadegg, State Treasurer Eileen Klein, and former representative Matt Salmon.

People Senator McCain dead at 81 of brain cancer
Author: 0 Senator McCain dead at 81 of brain cancer

He first began his career as a Navy Senate liaison, then as a member of the House and then ultimately, he took over a Senate seat from Barry Goldwater. In Germany, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said McCain stood for an America "that is a reliable and close partner.that takes strong responsibility for others and sticks to its values and principles even at hard moments".

People Strong Quake in Western Iran Kills 3, Injures 253
Author: 0 Strong Quake in Western Iran Kills 3, Injures 253

He added that rescue teams have been deployed to affected areas and the rescue operation is underway. The Iran Daily newspaper reported that the quake had been felt as far away as Baghdad, hundreds of kilometres further west, though no injuries were reported there.

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Author: 0 Saturday Storm Updates: "Rain Bands Dump 40" on Hawaii Island

The storm began moving to the west, breaking its northward march toward Honolulu after drenching the Big Island and Maui over the past two days. Sirens wailed while workers piled sandbags in front of hotels and police blared warnings to tourists to leave the world-famous Waikiki Beach as Hurricane Lane barreled north after dumping almost 2 feet of rain on Hawaii's mostly rural Big Island.

People Jacksonville Shooting: Police Report Multiple Dead at Madden 19 Tournament
Author: 0 Jacksonville Shooting: Police Report Multiple Dead at Madden 19 Tournament

The county sheriff, Mike Williams , and Jacksonville's mayor, Lenny Curry, were expected to address members of media later in the day on Sunday. Police identified David Katz , 24, of Baltimore to be the gunman. "One violent crime in our city is one too many". What I can say is I know today what lifelong Jacksonville residents have known forever - we are resilient, compassionate and remarkably supportive of our neighbors and friends, particularly in the most trying occasions.

People USA strike 'kills Islamic State commander in Afghanistan'
Author: 0 USA strike 'kills Islamic State commander in Afghanistan'

However, he did not provide further details. Abu Sayed Orakzai, also known as Sad Arhabi, died in an airstrike Saturday night by Afghan and coalition forces after receiving intelligence from Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security, provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said in a CNN report .

People 8 children killed after fire breaks out during sleepover in Chicago
Author: 0 8 children killed after fire breaks out during sleepover in Chicago

Chicago police said an adult and one child, Cesar Contreras, 14, were taken to the hospital in very critical condition after suffering from smoke inhalation. Community groups and churches are trying to raise at least $120,000 as the close-knit Little Village neighborhood responds to a horrific fire over the weekend that killed eight children.

People Snohomish County burn ban lifted as air quality improves
Author: 0 Snohomish County burn ban lifted as air quality improves

However, smoke may return next week. A new app, "Sh**t I Smoke!", created by Brazilian designer Marcelo Coelho and French app developer Amaury Martin, converts the air quality to the equivalent number of cigarettes that would be smoked to get the same result in human lungs.