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Many speakers at the ceremony suggested that even in death, McCain could serve as a role model for a politically fractured nation. He died August 25 from brain cancer at age 81. John McCain of Arizona, the revelation that key outside associates had been granted immunity as part of one of the investigations circling the White House and a plea deal from his former personal attorney and the conviction of his onetime campaign chairman.
  • 'It's tough to bury your child': Heartbreak of John McCain's mother Roberta

    'It's tough to bury your child': Heartbreak of John McCain's mother Roberta

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    In an apparent rebuke of the long serving US Senator, the flag above the white house was raised to full mast at midnight and remained so at first light on Monday morning. Both former presidents have been particularly critical of Trump. U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, R-1st, of Johnson City, spoke of working with McCain on veterans issues in a statement released by his office.
  • Iran to Open Lawsuit Against Washington’s Sanctions at UN’s Top Court

    Iran to Open Lawsuit Against Washington’s Sanctions at UN’s Top Court

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    Iran went to the United Nations' highest court Monday in a bid to have US sanctions lifted following President Donald Trump's decision earlier this year to re-impose them, calling the move "naked economic aggression". A final decision in the case may take years. A raft of worldwide companies - including France's Total, Peugeot and Renault, and Germany's Siemens and Daimler - have suspended operations in Iran in the wake of the move.
  • Myanmar generals should be prosecuted for genocide, war crimes

    Myanmar generals should be prosecuted for genocide, war crimes

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    Thousands of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh following a campaign of arson and killings by the army in the Buddhist-majority previous year. Their report also criticized de facto civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi , a former political prisoner and a past victor of the Nobel Peace Prize, of not doing enough to prevent the military operations in Rakhine state.
  • Australia’s new Prime Minister Morrison announces cabinet

    Australia’s new Prime Minister Morrison announces cabinet

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    Morrison emerged as the surprise victor of Friday's party-room vote to replace Turnbull after a week of political chaos in Canberra that marked the emergence of Australia's sixth prime minister in less than 10 years. 'But she has earned, absolutely, the respect of foreign ministers around the world, ' Mr Rudd said. There is speculation she could become the next Governor-General, but Ms Bishop is yet to address the rumours.
  • Indicted Rep. Duncan Hunter: My wife handled my finances

    Indicted Rep. Duncan Hunter: My wife handled my finances

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    Democratic congressional candidate Ammar Campa-Najjar, a 29-year-old who's never held elected office, was working on a TV advertisement to boost his exposure when news broke that his opponent, the heavily favored Republican U.S. One military veteran who worked in Hunter's office said that other combat veterans felt like the congressman gave them a voice on Capitol Hill. A year earlier he told the San Diego Union-Tribune that he and his wife held the only campaign credit cards that he would ...
  • Turnbull Challenge: Liberals preparing for three-way battle

    Turnbull Challenge: Liberals preparing for three-way battle

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    After a morning of chaos and multiple ministerial resignations, including that of Senate leader Mathias Cormann, Turnbull told his news conference that if he is ousted he will quit parliament - increasing the prospect of an early election. "It was described as madness by many, and I think it's hard to describe it in any other way". Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull reacts during House of Representatives Question Time at Parliament House in Canberra , Australia , August 21, ...
  • S.Africa hits back at Trump over land 'seizure' tweet

    S.Africa hits back at Trump over land 'seizure' tweet

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    A visibly angry Glaude was having none of it. Also on Wednesday, far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones aired his own segment on the South African issue on his show Infowars. relationship with the country. Today, whites represent about 9 percent of South Africa's population but own about 72 percent of the farmland held by individuals, according to BBC .
  • Pakistan bans first-class air travel by PM, president, govt officials

    Pakistan bans first-class air travel by PM, president, govt officials

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    The Foreign Office further clarified that there was "no mention at all in the conversation about terrorists operating in Pakistan". "And I say this with full confidence", Qureshi said at a press conference in the capital, Islamabad . wants a productive relationship with Pakistan". The prime minister will also not use special planes for foreign visits or domestic travels. The relations between Pakistan and the USA nose-dived after President Donald Trump in January said that Islamabad ...
  • Ex-Trump campaign chair found guilty of tax fraud

    Ex-Trump campaign chair found guilty of tax fraud

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    If Trump made a decision to pardon Manafort in an attempt to stop the former campaign chairman from cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 election, Griffin said, that action could be an example of obstruction of justice.
  • The untold truth of Michael Cohen

    The untold truth of Michael Cohen

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    The payments to the women could be regarded as an illegal campaign expenditure if the money was clearly meant to influence the 2016 election. Trump's longtime fixer acknowledged in court on Tuesday that he violated campaign finance laws by paying hush money to two women "in coordination with and at the direction of a candidate for federal office".