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Former presidential candidate and senator, John McCain, dies at 81

Former presidential candidate and senator, John McCain, dies at 81 The decorated politician's family said they are "immensely grateful for the support and kindness of all his caregivers over the previous year, and for the continuing outpouring of concern and affection from John's many friends and associates, and the many thousands of people who are keeping him in their prayers". [Full Article...]

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags to honor Sen. John McCain

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags to honor Sen. John McCain McCain's body will lie in state in the rotunda of the Arizona state Capitol. Arizonans will hold a memorial service for McCain at North Phoenix Baptist Church. Trump's brief Twitter statement said "hearts and prayers" are with the McCain family. John McCain will first get a proper send-off in Arizona. The Honor Guard was holding a Navy flag and a Prisoners of War flag in honor of the Naval p... [Full Article...]

Shooter opens fire at video game tournament in Florida, kills 2

Shooter opens fire at video game tournament in Florida, kills 2 The shooting occured at a game bar hosting a Madden 19 National Football League video game tournament at The Landing entertainment and shopping complex. Jones said he was sitting on a back patio outside the tournament venue when he heard the gunshots. " Traumatized and devastated ", he tweeted . Officials added that police responded within two minutes of the first 911 call. [Full Article...]

Former Vatican Envoy Pens Bitter Denunciation Letter in McCarrick Case

Former Vatican Envoy Pens Bitter Denunciation Letter in McCarrick Case In a detailed 11-page statement given to conservative Roman Catholic media outlets during the pontiff's visit to Ireland , Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano also accused a long list of current and past Vatican officials and USA church officials of covering up the case of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's Tribute To John McCain Called Out By Fox News Analyst

Donald Trump's Tribute To John McCain Called Out By Fox News Analyst As McCain underwent treatment for brain cancer in recent months, Ducey avoided the topic out of respect for the family. On Sunday, his family released the details of his memorial service, which will take place for five days this week in three different cities. [Full Article...]

Candidates gear up to replace Turnbull, as former PM prepares to resign

Candidates gear up to replace Turnbull, as former PM prepares to resign Mr Morrison, who had been loyal to his predecessor Malcolm Turnbull , won a ballot of government politicians for the leadership on Friday against Mr Dutton. "She has been an outstanding foreign minister."Turnbull on Sunday tweeted that Bishop, a longtime friend, had been Australia's finest foreign minister and an inspiring role model". [Full Article...]

White House flags back at full-staff after McCain death

White House flags back at full-staff after McCain death A wooden spike marks the spot, August 25, 2018 where Sen. The death of United States Senator John McCain has prompted an outpouring of tributes to the Vietnam War hero who has been a dominant figure in U.S. Mr. McCain , in his farewell, said conceding defeat in 2008 to President Obama was a "privilege". "But it is clear that the summit in Helsinki was a tragic mistake". [Full Article...]

Facebook bans Min Aung Hlaing, army top brass after United Nations genocide allegations

Facebook bans Min Aung Hlaing, army top brass after United Nations genocide allegations A year ago, government troops led a crackdown in Myanmar's Rakhine State in response to attacks by Rohingya insurgents on 30 police posts and a military base. Seven Burmese soldiers have since been sentenced to ten years of hard labour for their role in "contributing and participating in murder". Numerous human rights violations committed in Myanmar "undoubtedly amount to the gravest crimes ... [Full Article...]

Mexico, US closing in on NAFTA deal, talks to resume Monday

Mexico, US closing in on NAFTA deal, talks to resume Monday Earlier in August, Trump threatened Canada with auto tariffs if the USA and Canada can't forge a deal. He hopes to reduce the USA trade deficit with lower-cost Mexico and claw back jobs, particularly in the automotive industry. According to the Wall Street Journal , the Mexican delegation is prepared to do "whatever necessary" to reach an agreement that will allow Canada to rejoin the debat... [Full Article...]

China Condemns 'Irresponsible' Trump Accusations Over N. Korea

China Condemns 'Irresponsible' Trump Accusations Over N. Korea The Chinese protest followed after Trump's tweets yesterday that he had asked US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to cancel his trip to North Korea because there had not been significant progress on denuclearisation. Many other key officials learned of Trump's decision by seeing the crawl across a television screen, some during a meeting on North Korea negotiations, officials said. [Full Article...]

Devin Booker and Suns react to John McCain’s unfortunate death

Devin Booker and Suns react to John McCain’s unfortunate death Defense Department guidelines call for flags to be flown at half-staff "from the day of death through the following day" in the event a U.S. senator or member of Congress dies. Bush deliver eulogies for the Arizona senator. But Trump has released a tweet of condolence. Trump also has refused to issue a presidential proclamation for McCain, which would be typical when a man of McCain's stature pa... [Full Article...]

Pakistan Denies US Statement on Pompeo-Imran Khan Conversation

Pakistan Denies US Statement on Pompeo-Imran Khan Conversation In an earlier statement issued on the same day, Nauert said Pompeo "raised the importance of Pakistan taking decisive action against all terrorists operating in Pakistan and its vital role in promoting the Afghan peace process". Shah Mehmood Qureshi addressing media persons here said, "But it takes two to tango". We hope he will be one of the best Prime Ministers in the history of Pakist... [Full Article...]

YouTuber McSkillet among three killed in supercar crash

YouTuber McSkillet among three killed in supercar crash Trevor Heitmann - better known by his online moniker "McSkillet" - was driving his Dh734,000 McLaren 650S supercar faster than 160kmph when it got into a head-on collision with an SUV. In December 2017, he uploaded a video about his auto, a black McLaren 650S which he said "beats just about every other super vehicle in a drag race". [Full Article...]

Feds find cross-border drug tunnel under KFC restaurant

Feds find cross-border drug tunnel under KFC restaurant A canine unit alerted officers to two toolboxes in Lopez' truck. Homeland security agents said the boxes contained over 168 kilograms of narcotics. Mr. A routine traffic stop in San Luis, Arizona, led to a major drug seizure, which in turn led to the discovery of a cross-border drug tunnel. The longest tunnel ever found along the US-Mexico border, which measured 905 feet, was discovered in 2... [Full Article...]

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe held in Iran released temporarily

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe held in Iran released temporarily She has been accused of plotting to overthrow the Iranian government and being involved in a planned coup - an allegation she has always strenuously denied. Zaghari-Ratcliffe was warned not to attempt to leave the country while on temporary release, or conduct interviews with local or global media, it added. [Full Article...]

South Africa Accuses Donald Trump Of Promoting Racial Division

South Africa Accuses Donald Trump Of Promoting Racial Division Trump has ordered Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to study the land redistribution efforts in South Africa. No land has been "seized" since the reform plans were announced , the ANC said . "There is black genocide in the United States of America; black people are killed every day". Trump's tweet did find some supporters. The constitution already allows land to be expropriated and the pl... [Full Article...]

Eid al-Adha 2018: When is Bakra Eid? Importance and its significance

Eid al-Adha 2018: When is Bakra Eid? Importance and its significance The ritual coincides with Eid al-Adha, which is one of the most significant festivals on the Muslim calendar. The footage of the overcrowded Dhaka station shows the true extent to which the event is popular among the Bangladeshi community, 86 percent of whom are Muslim. [Full Article...]

Flood rescuers shift to aid work in India

Flood rescuers shift to aid work in India Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed the media about this in a press meet, adding that he was grateful to the UAE. Director-General of the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Humanitarian Foundation, Mohammed Haji Al Khouri, commended the generous support , provided by the UAE-based Indian businessmen in the country and their rapid response to the UAE leadership's directives. [Full Article...]

Women accused of killing Kim Jong Nam could be freed

Women accused of killing Kim Jong Nam could be freed Meanwhile, Siti Aisyah's lawyer, Gooi Soon Seng, said he will be calling 10 witnesses, including experts, when Siti's trial resumes on Nov 1. Doan's other lawyer, Hisyam Teh, said he will be calling eight to 10 witnesses for the defence from Jan 7. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin attends Austrian Foreign Minister's wedding before talks with Merkel

Vladimir Putin attends Austrian Foreign Minister's wedding before talks with Merkel Maas said he had spoken with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin this week, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was due to visit Berlin again on September 14 after a meeting with Merkel in the German capital last month. " Nord Stream 2 is exclusively an economic project". The global coverage of Putin's visit would bring priceless publicity, he added. Before holding talks at the Sc... [Full Article...]


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