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by | August 27, 2018 | 09:46

The veteran Republican senator from Arizona spent his life battling against the odds. McCain had many rivals in Washington including former presidential opponent Barack Obama . "He was a huge institutionalist and loved the Senate because the Senate forces individuals and parties to come together and he wasn't seeing that", Flake said.

by | August 27, 2018 | 08:20

Senator John McCain was a humble hero and an American patriot. As a presidential candidate, Trump had belittled the former prisoner of war's years spent in captivity. McCain prized the Senate as an institution and the Senate floor as a hotbed for debate. "Cindy and the McCain family have lost a loving husband and father".

by | August 27, 2018 | 07:40

At the Cabinet meeting held on Saturday, PM Imran Khan approved the decision as part of his government's drive to cut down additional costs. Pakistani cricket star-turned-politician and head of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan (C) gestures as he delivers a speech during a campaign meeting ahead of the general election in Lahore on July 23, 2018.

by | August 27, 2018 | 07:24

They followed a decision by National Security Advisor Hanif Atmar to quit. The officials cited policy differences with the government amid a deteriorating security situation as the main reason for their decisions, according to Reuters. Ghani's office said the resignation had been accepted and announced his successor immediately, naming the Afghan ambassador to the United States, Hamdullah Mohib, as the replacement.

by | August 27, 2018 | 06:57

Weisselberg was called to testify before a federal grand jury earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal said. This follows the stunning developments of August 21, when Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen pled guilty to eight federal charges (including tax evasion and felony campaign finance violations) and his former campaign manager Paul Manafort was convicted on eight counts (including tax evasion and bank fraud) in Alexandria, Virginia.

by | August 27, 2018 | 06:58

They said he killed two people before taking his own life, but declined to comment on his motive. The shooting occurred at the Chicago Pizza restaurant at Jacksonville Landing , authorities said Sunday evening. President Trump's daughter and special adviser to the president, Ivanka Trump , shared a short message about the tragic shooting in Jacksonville, Fla., today .

by | August 27, 2018 | 06:07

At first, Rivera told authorities, he pursued the woman in his auto. The woman was frightened, Rivera recalled. "Based on the information I do have, it seems this murder was preventable", Grassley said Wednesday on the Senate floor. "I followed her story and when the news broke, it rocked the running world - especially for us female runners", she said. "We need our border laws changed, we need Republicans to do it because the Democrats aren't going to do it".

by | August 27, 2018 | 05:46

Turnbull survived one attempt to knife him on Tuesday, winning a party room vote 48-35, but since then ministers had been defecting. If a petition arrives showing that support - and reports late in the day said Dutton was closing in on his target - the meeting will be held at midday on Friday (0200 GMT).

by | August 27, 2018 | 05:01

Ms Bishop, 62, was deputy Liberal leader for more than a decade but she only received 11 votes in last Friday's leadership ballot after Malcolm Turnbull called a spill. "While Labor has at times been critical of the foreign policy directions under prime ministers Abbott and Turnbull, Ms Bishop's commitment to standing up for Australia both here and overseas has never been in question".

by | August 27, 2018 | 04:36

As of 8 a.m., Lane was a category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained winds at 105 miles per hour. The most powerful hurricane on record to hit Hawaii was the category 4 Iniki, which made landfall on Kauai island on September 11, 1992, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

by | August 27, 2018 | 03:41

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office confirmed a mass shooting and "multiple fatalities". Law enforcement is responding to what the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office described as a "mass shooting " that happened Sunday at a popular area in downtown Jacksonville filled with people at bars and restaurants.

by | August 27, 2018 | 02:41

Early on Saturday it remained south of Hawaii and was moving slowly north-northwest through the Pacific Ocean, its outer rain bands producing severe flooding across parts of the islands. The storm is being ripped apart by the chaotic wind flow around the mountain. Joggers ran around the park as a light rain fell with a bit of a breeze.

by | August 26, 2018 | 08:28

As a result of the incident, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, which shares a building with the DNC, was also forced to run tests on Tuesday to see if it too was targeted, a DCCC official said. "I'd like to think I would have known", Goodman said. The hackers erected a lookalike domain that could allow it to grab the login and password of any authorized VoteBuilder users fooled by the fake website.

by | August 26, 2018 | 07:48

Post-summit talks aimed at mapping out a denuclearization process got off to a rocky start, with North Korea accusing a senior USA delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of making unilateral demands for the country to relinquish its arsenal.

by | August 26, 2018 | 07:28

Collins, who has suspended his re-election campaign, has called the charges baseless. The couple pleaded not guilty on Thursday. Duncan Hunter took the familicide to a whole other level on Fox. Hunter continued to deny the allegations against him in his letter to Ryan saying, "The charges against politically motivated and without merit". The congressional district has been considered a safe seat for Republicans.

by | August 26, 2018 | 05:44

DiGenova said Sessions is "blind" to the corruption at the Department of Justice, accusing former and current top brass James Comey, Robert Mueller and Chris Wray of acting in an untoward manner in their roles. "It's called flipping and it nearly ought to be illegal", he said. "Is this why so many people are starting to turn, because they see the president isn't going to have their backs?" FILE PHOTO: U.S.

by | August 26, 2018 | 04:37

China has filed a complaint to the World Trade Organisation against the latest tariffs, the country's Commerce Ministry said yesterday, and will "continue to take necessary countermeasures ". The US could impose the duties after a comment period ends 6 September. Trump started his trade war with China in March by imposing higher tariffs, after saying an investigation had found that China is using foreign ownership restrictions to require tech transfers from U.S.

by | August 26, 2018 | 03:48

Ramaphosa said the land-reform measure is "key to stability" as whites control a vast majority of the country's land, while blacks make up almost 80 percent of the country's population. "It will appeal to a segment of Trump supporters who are white nationalists just like it will appeal to white nationalists in South Africa". Tupy, a Wits University graduate, said the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa) under which South Africa traded with the USA required the U.S.

by | August 26, 2018 | 03:31

First, a report will be issued on the Palestinian refugees, which will number them at approximately 500,000, rather than the five million registered by UNRWA. The US gives support to help the Palestinian Authority provide law enforcement and maintain the rule of law - including funds for "programs implemented by the Middle East Partnership Initiative as well as educational and cultural programing through the US Consulate General in Jerusalem", according to the consulate's website .

by | August 25, 2018 | 02:50

The weeks-long search for her ended Tuesday, when investigators found her body in a corn field. He faces life in prison without the possibility of parole if convicted. "Sad and Sorry Trump has weighed in on this matter in national media which will poison the entire possible pool of jury members", Richards wrote in a court filing.

by | August 25, 2018 | 02:43

In a Twitter post late on Thursday, Mohammad Faisal, the spokesperson for Pakistan's foreign ministry, called the Department of State's press release "factually incorrect" and urged an immediate correction. "They had a good call. That may surprise some of you, but they had a good call", said Ms. Nauert. Khan was sworn in as the prime minister of Pakistan on Saturday.

by | August 25, 2018 | 02:48

As backroom bartering intensified, the situation descended into farce, with the government effectively frozen. Ousted Australian premier Malcolm Turnbull at Parliament House in Canberra , Australia , March 27, 2018. On social issues, Morrison has stood to the right of the more moderate Turnbull, and opposed the legalization of same-sex marriage past year. He stressed that the policy had stopped the tide of boats and prevented people from drowning at sea when they undertook the long, ...

by | August 25, 2018 | 02:27

Ratcliffe said his wife, who has denied all charges filed against her in Iran, was now with her parents and their four-year-old daughter Gabriella in Damavand, a mountain resort near Tehran. "We can play with her doll's house and she can show me her toys". Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested during a holiday with her toddler daughter in April 2016.

by | August 25, 2018 | 02:13

Winner, 26 , was sentenced to 63 months in prison in federal court in Georgia on Thursday. During her sentencing, victor apologized to the government, the court and her family. "I would like to apologise profusely for my actions", she told the judge. The document victor leaked consisted of five pages detailing several hacking attempts by Russian intelligence operatives from August to November 2016, days before the presidential election.

by | August 25, 2018 | 01:36

The July 30 election results were challenged by Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Alliance leader Chamisa, who alleged a variety of electoral irregularities. Meanwhile, Nelson Chamisa of the opposition MDC Alliance has told supporters before today's ruling that "Mnangagwa is illegitimate" and the opposition outfit will fight and soldier on.

by | August 25, 2018 | 01:26

Meanwhile, Cohen - who served as Mr Trump's "fixer" - pleaded guilty to charges including campaign finance fraud stemming from hush money payments to porn actress Stormy Daniels and ex-Playboy model Karen McDougal. "And yesterday we had - when we were in - and somebody brought up something political", that juror told the judge. 'If I ever got impeached, I think the market would crash, I think everybody would be very poor, because without this thinking, you would see - you would see ...

by | August 25, 2018 | 01:16

Cohen, the man who worked alongside the president for more than a decade, admitted in federal court, as part of a plea deal he struck with the government, that Trump directed him to knowingly break the law to boost his own candidacy. Cohenpleaded guilty to eight felony charges, including campaign finance violations and tax evasion. Manafort faces separate charges in September in the District of Columbia that include acting as a foreign agent.

by | August 25, 2018 | 00:41

The PM, who accused Dutton and his supporters of bullying and intimidation, on Thursday said he would not contest again and would leave parliament, although he did not set out a timetable. Morrison will replace Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull, who is expected to resign. Mr Dutton's supporters dismissed the constitutional questions hovering over their man as a desperate attempt to undermine his challenge.

by | August 25, 2018 | 00:28

Facebook last month removed 32 pages and accounts tied to another misinformation campaign without describing its origins, but that USA lawmakers said likely had Russian involvement. This attitude changed over the months, and in October 2017, the company released a report that showed up to 126 million people may have seen 80,000 posts from the Russia-linked Internet Research Agency between June 2015 to August 2017.

by | August 25, 2018 | 00:26

Paul Manafort , President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the federal courthouse in Washington , DC, Nov. 6, 2017. In an interview with Fox & Friends, the president suggested that Cohen's legal trouble stemmed from his other businesses, including involvement with the New York City taxi cab industry.

by | August 25, 2018 | 00:07

President Donald Trump has asked his Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo , not to go to North Korea, as was previously planned for next week, he said in a series of tweets Friday. In the run-up to the summit both nations engaged in hard-nosed negotiation, with Trump publically calling off the meeting in an effort to push Kim to agree to nuclear concessions.

by | August 23, 2018 | 04:36

After they chose to let him in, he pulled out "a large knife" and lunged at officers, according to Comes. An ambulance was brought to the scene but the Algerian male subsequently died of his wounds. Spain's north-east Catalan region has been marking the anniversary of the 2017 jihadist attack on Barcelona . "For now we are treating it as a terrorist attack ", he said, although he stressed there was nothing at this stage to link him to the jihadist cell involved in the attacks on ...

by | August 23, 2018 | 04:37

It also said tolls would be suspended in the Genoa area. Expert technical teams moved in to check the structure this morning. The collapse has prompted fears over other ageing infrastructure in Italy and overseas, with Bulgaria announcing Thursday a plan to renovate more than 200 bridges while France has said one in three of national road bridges are in need of fix.

by | August 23, 2018 | 04:35

Police said the coroner had identified the woman as 45-year-old Cassandra Cline . A search was launched to find the alligator by The BCSO Environmental Crimes Unit and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources . "Everybody knows if you have a small dog, you don't let them get near the water". The alligator was reportedly about 8-feet long. Allen scheduled an autopsy at the Medical University of SC.

by | August 23, 2018 | 04:32

After more than a month of searching, investigators located what is believed to be her body in a farm field in rural Poweshiek County on August 21, 2018. Rivera is being held on a $1 million cash bond. According to Rahn, prosecutors with the Iowa Attorney General's Office will prosecute the case. If convicted Rivera could get life in prison without parole.