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In Washington, Mr. McCain's death has been a rare occasion for bipartisan praise for his lifetime in public service. Do you believe John McCain was a hero, sir? "The reason we're talking about him today and the reason I'm crying is because he was successful in spite of his failures", Graham said.
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    The brothers explained that during their dives, they saw sharks but never have they seen such a big squid. "After we went for a dive we went back to it and got a tape measure out and it measured 4.2 metres long", he said, according to the station.
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    Speaking at the Oval Office during the historic talks, President Trump thanked Kenyatta for his presence and praised Kenya terming the East African nation as one of the most lovely countries which the USA had a lot of business with. The Kenyan president also is meeting with United States business leaders to promote investment. This is really great. TUKO.co.ke observed trouble started when photos taken during the closed-door talks between USA and Kenyan delegations, headed by presidents Trump ...
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    Obama, George Bush Mourn John McCain

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    His family and friends will be in our prayers. "Our thoughts, prayers and love are with Cindy and the entire McCain family". She wrote: "My heart is broken. "The thing about John McCain is that he was amazingly interested in the people around him", said Kaites, a former Arizona state legislator. McCain also came into conflict with Trump politically, calling out Trump's encouragement of torture during war and casting the deciding vote that killed Trump's bid to repeal Obamacare.
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    McCain was critical of Trump, and in a speech last September warned of what he called "half-baked nationalism" that the president has brought to the fore in national politics. John McCain reportedly asked that Donald Trump not attend his funeral. McCain, who served as a senator from Arizona for more than 30 years, clashed repeatedly with Trump even though they were both Republicans, and the president initially paid scant tribute to the senator after his death.
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    However, skeptics note that design is not very reliable compared to guns with metal parts. Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson said in a statement that Lasnik's decision an "intentional insult", adding that "the order is a manifest injustice and literally admits to being an abridgment of the freedom of speech".
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    The Saudi Coalition allegedly killed at least 26 women and children in the Hodeidah Governorate, a local human rights group reported . The new media reports of civilian casualties follow recent coalition strikes on a busload of school children that killed 51 people, and over three years of ceaseless violence from both parties to the conflict on homes, markets, hospitals, schools and farms.
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    Cole asked. "Does he choose from the family?" "My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain ". "Initially, Donald liked McCain". Like the late senator, she's a former fighter pilot - one of the first women to fly in combat and an air force colonel. But she is running for the Senate seat vacated by Sen.
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    Tributes paid to former presidential candidate John McCain

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    McCain rebounded quickly, however, returning to Washington and entering the Senate in late July to a standing ovation from his colleagues. McCain was elected to the House in 1982 and after two terms was elected to the Senate to replace retiring conservative leader Barry Goldwater.
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    Dutch police had said the arrest was possible after Brech's DNA matched samples taken from the clothes of the slain boy, Nicky Verstappen. Brech was interviewed by police after the killing, but as a passer-by only - his name only turned up when his relatives handed over some of his items when they reported him missing from the Netherlands in April.
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    Two aftershocks above 3.0 on the Richter scale were also recorded, Tasnim reported. Near the Iranian city of Kermanshah in the West of the country there was a powerful quake of magnitude 5.9, with the result that two people were killed and another 241 were injured, they were hospitalized.
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    Maui Electric is working to restore power. Those outages meant the water provider on Maui's west side was unable to pump, so officials at the Maui Electric utility urged conservation - particularly important because firefighters need supplies to put out the remaining flames.
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    Former prime minister Tony Abbott, who was beaten by Turnbull in a leadership ballot in 2015, did not win a place back in the cabinet. She had served as foreign minister since 2013. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced her resignation on Sunday as new prime Minister Scott Morrison named his cabinet. The museum said work on a wax figure depicting Mr Turnbull, intended for display...
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    In January, almost two years after the release of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on marriage and family life, "Amoris Laetitia", the former nuncio was among several prelates who signed a document criticizing ministry to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics and the possibility that, under some conditions, some of those Catholics could return to the sacraments.
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    Officials said eight people including six children were killed in a fire in a Chicago neighborhood, early on Sunday morning. Scott Olson via Getty Images Amber Ayala looks through pictures of her brothers and sisters who were killed in an early-morning fire in the Little Village neighborhood on August 26, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.
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    Smoke clearing from the coast as weather patterns shift

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    The ocean air, however, won't do much for the abysmal air quality in the Okanagan right away. The smoke is from a series of wildfires burning on the West Coast. By Thursday evening, VanHorn said Spokane should see a fairly significant upgrade from the weeks-long trend of bad air. Before Thursday night, the last time the air quality was that good was at 3 a.m.