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Is Any of John McCain’s Bravery Left in the Republican Party?

Is Any of John McCain’s Bravery Left in the Republican Party?

Flags at the U.S. Capitol, where he served two terms in the House and six terms in the Senate, remained at half staff on Monday morning. U.S. senators have issued a bipartisan call to lower American...

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Hogan Orders Flags To Half-Staff To Honor Sen. John McCain

Hogan Orders Flags To Half-Staff To Honor Sen. John McCain

McCain will then be buried at the U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery in Annapolis, Md., according to his office . Bush and Barack Obama , who blocked the Arizona Republican's own White House ambitions, a...

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British-Iranian aid worker returns to jail

British-Iranian aid worker returns to jail

Ratcliffe is hoping that her release may be extended. Her husband, Richard Ratcliffe, said he had received "mixed messages" from officials on Sunday before she was sent back to Evin prison. The hu...

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US, Mexico reach trade

US, Mexico reach trade "understanding" to replace NAFTA

They will now likely re-engage with Canada to reach a final deal on NAFTA, a primary goal of the Trump administration . Trump is expected to send formal notice to Congress by the end of the week. "...

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White House Flag Flies At Full Staff As Nation Honors John McCain

White House Flag Flies At Full Staff As Nation Honors John McCain

John McCain expressed his deep gratitude and love of country, and offered words of wisdom to his fellow Americans. Not half in honor of Senator John McCain . "Our hearts and prayers are with you!" ...

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Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg given immunity by prosecutors to testify

Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg given immunity by prosecutors to testify

Allen Weisselberg , 71, provided information to federal prosecutors in the case against Michael Cohen , Mr Trump's lawyer. While it's not a crime to pay someone to keep quiet, the Justice Departmen...

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Kerala Flood: Indian Government Refuses Foreign Financial Aid

Kerala Flood: Indian Government Refuses Foreign Financial Aid

Besides, through the Manappuram Foundation (the CSR arm of the company), a separate relief project is being implemented to help the coastal zone of Thrissur and Ernakulam districts. The Ministry of Ho...

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No resolution for trade tensions between United States and China

No resolution for trade tensions between United States and China

Trump on Thursday highlighted new tougher restrictions aimed at Chinese investment in the U.S.at a White House event and said he was committed to continuing his trade fight against China. "Naturally...

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SA says Trump's land tweet serves to polarise debate

SA says Trump's land tweet serves to polarise debate

Even in post-apartheid South Africa today, whites own 72 percent of privately held farmland. "South Africa totally rejects this narrow perception which only seeks to divide our nation and reminds us...

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More than two million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage

More than two million Muslims begin hajj pilgrimage

Many speak only Urdu, Saadi said. "NAHCON is desirous to ensure that all intending pilgrims that registered for this year's Hajj are transported to Saudi Arabia and we have made a request to the...

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Bakrid 2018: All about date, significance, celebrations, and more

Bakrid 2018: All about date, significance, celebrations, and more

The goat that is sacrificed is divided into three parts; one part is given to the relatives, friends and neighbours, the second part to the needy and poor, and the third is kept with themselves. Datti...

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South Koreans Head North for a Brief Reunion With Their Loved Ones

South Koreans Head North for a Brief Reunion With Their Loved Ones

South Korean Ham Sung-chan (R), 93, hugs his North Korean brother Ham Dong Chan (L), 79, during a separated family reunion meeting at the Mount Kumgang resort on the North's southeastern coast on Au...

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Indian army begins recovery of flood victims' bodies

Indian army begins recovery of flood victims' bodies

And the death toll is only rising. Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has asked officials to ensure that the relief material reaches "inter-state migrant workers" as well. As various stat...

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Merkel and Putin tackle tough topics in meeting outside Berlin

Merkel and Putin tackle tough topics in meeting outside Berlin

Putin arrived in the 18th-century palace shortly after attending the wedding of Austrian FM Karin Kneissl. He was on a stopover on his way to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel outside Berlin ....

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Imran Khan elected prime minister of Pakistan

Imran Khan elected prime minister of Pakistan

Imran Khan , whose party swept the July 25 general election and commanded the loyalty of a majority of lawmakers in the Lower House of the Parliament, will take oath of the office on Saturday. He dr...

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DC mayor says she got through to Trump on parade

DC mayor says she got through to Trump on parade

A United States official told AFP yesterday the planning estimate had soared as high as $ 92 million , though no final figure has been reached. On Friday, President Donald Trump cancelled a mi...

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee no more, confirms AIIMS | Former Prime Minister was 93

Atal Bihari Vajpayee no more, confirms AIIMS | Former Prime Minister was 93

He retired from politics in 2005 and suffered a stroke in 2009. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the mourners who walked under a hot sun behind a flower-decked gun carriage carrying Vajpayee's...

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John Brennan's Security Clearance is Revoked

John Brennan's Security Clearance is Revoked

Instead, Brennan was appointed Deputy National Security Advisor, a position which did not require Senate confirmation. Brennan responded, "It's astounding how often you fail to live up to minimum st...

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North, South Korea to hold talks before possible Pyongyang summit

North, South Korea to hold talks before possible Pyongyang summit

Ri Son Gwon, the head of the North Korean delegation, told pool reporters at the end of the talks that officials agreed on a specific date for the summit in Pyongyang sometime within September, but ...

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French rescue vessel Aquarius stranded again, seeks port

French rescue vessel Aquarius stranded again, seeks port

He added the rescue was co-ordinated by the Libyan coastguard and that the vessel is now in Maltese waters. The Aquarius , rented by the SOS Mediterranee NGO and managed in partnership with Doctors...

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