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People Hidalgo County Commissioners pay tribute to Sen. McCain
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Phoenix New Times: " Vintage John McCain: Dead at 81, He Was America's Senator, Not Arizona's " - "McCain, who died Saturday at age 81 , was widely viewed as a maverick - and an opportunist". The White House offered no official statement, but Trump did tweet his "deepest sympathies and respect" to McCain's family. He said McCain gave his life in service to this nation, exemplifying all that we admire in a hero.

People U.N. Report Flags Possible War Crimes in Yemen Conflict
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The 41-page report was published Tuesday by the Group Experts, which was mandated by the U.N. Human Rights Council to carry out a comprehensive examination of Yemen's human rights crisis. The Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Yemen may amount to war crimes , according to the United Nations. United Nations human rights experts believe war crimes may have been committed by all parties to the conflict in Yemen.

People Hurricane Maria caused almost 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico, new study estimates
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Rossello said the governor would speak at a Tuesday afternoon press conference. "Yes, in hindsight, things could've been handled differently". He has also said he will create a commission to implement the recommendations in the new report , and create a registry of those expected to be most vulnerable in a future storm, such as the elderly or bedridden.

People US Preparing New Strikes on Syrian Facilities: Russia’s Defense Ministry
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As previously reported "FACTS", Wednesday, August 22, the Russian defense Ministry posted a YouTube video about a military operation in Syria. "Where will some 3.5 million civilians go to?" France dismissed on Thursday any suggestion that millions of Syrian refugees could start returning home, as urged by Russian Federation, which backs President Bashar al-Assad.

People Russian Federation masses warships off Syria ahead of regime's final assault on Idlib
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Russian Federation is claiming the U.K.is supporting rebels who are planning to stage a chemical attack in Syria to frame the government. Bloomberg said the indications of a planned chemical attack prompted White House National Security Adviser John Bolton to warn his Russian counterpart Nikolai Petrushev in a meeting last week that any such assault would draw a strong response from the United States going beyond the targeted air strikes Washington has ordered twice in the past year ...

People Eight killed in Chicago apartment fire; 3 hospitalized
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This update has been corrected to show that the name of the 3-month-old victim is Amaya Almaraz, not Almaraz Amaya. 'I never knew I was going to come pray for my own kids, ' he told the newspaper. The victims were found on the second floor of the property. The first floor was empty and boarded up while the attic was a storage area. A neighbour returning from work has been hailed a hero, but there were no working smoke alarms in the home.

People Politicians Grieve John McCain's Death With Touching Tributes
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Although it is uncertain who Ducey will choose to succeed McCain, the late senator's wife, Cindy McCain, has been floated as a possible successor. Take a dive through his words over the years. John McCain was a giant of our time-not just for the things he achieved, but for who he was and what he fought for all his life. He also ran in 2000, losing the Republican nomination to George W Bush .

People Close Trump Ally DeSantis Wins GOP Gov Nomination In Florida
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Ron DeSantis has won the state's Republican nomination for governor, getting a boost by President Trump in his primary over establishment-backed Adam Putnam , the state's agriculture commissioner. Rick Scott is expected to easily clinch the Republican U.S. Senate nomination, which would put him against longtime Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson in the November 6 general election.

People Theresa May busts out dance moves during visit to South Africa
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His comments follow Theresa May's repeated claims that no agreement with the European Union "would not be a walk in the park" but "wouldn't be the end of the world". She said an additional £4bn of UK investment aimed to "pave the way" for at least another £4bn from private sector financing, as part of the Government's ambition to overhaul the United States as the G7's top investor in Africa.

People Klobuchar Comments on Senator John McCain
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The former Presidents of the United States, Barack Obama , George Bush among other top dignitaries have paid tributes to John McCain who died on Saturday. Mr McCain was the son and grandson of admirals and followed them to the US Naval Academy. McCain had survived years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam .

People Cross-country farewell for John McCain
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Mark Corallo, a former spokesman for Trump's legal team and a longtime Republican strategist, said of Trump's reaction to McCain's death that "at a time like this, you would expect more of an American president when you're talking about the passing of a true American hero".

People Trump hosts evangelical leaders at the White House
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Speaking with journalists briefly before moving inside the presidential hall, Trump welcomed his Kenya counterpart and opined that his visit would strengthen their relationship. The head of the U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation met last month with U.S. construction company Bechtel in Kenya about the agency's "ready support" for the project, which is seen by the U.S.as tool to compete with China's sweeping Belt and Road Initiative in Africa and elsewhere.

People White House drafted a statement on John McCain, but never released it
Author: 0 White House drafted a statement on John McCain, but never released it

In statements on Twitter, first lady Melania Trump and Vice President Mike Pence thanked and honored McCain's service and offered condolences. McCain, a prisoner of war in Vietnam, longtime US senator from Arizona and 2008 Republican presidential nominee, died of brain cancer on Saturday at age 81.

People Cohen Lawyer Admits to Being Source Behind CNN's Trump Tower Report
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He then noted that the notoriously tight-lipped special counsel, Robert Mueller, has seen his disapproval ratings spike under his own and Trump's attacks. But the president continues to maintain that he knew nothing about it beforehand. Elsewhere in CNN's July 27 story the network notes that it actually spoke to none other than Lanny Davis for reaction to what its "sources" were telling it about what Cohen knew.

People Hundreds of tourists evacuated from Egypt hotel after sudden deaths
Author: 0 Hundreds of tourists evacuated from Egypt hotel after sudden deaths

Thomas Cook has said in an statement last night: "We are deeply saddened by the tragic deaths of two of our customers that were staying in the Steigenberger Aqua Magic Hotel in Hurghada , Egypt ". Egyptian officials said on Friday that both deaths were from heart failure, but the public prosecutor said the cause was still not yet clear. Abdallah said the man died in hospital after suffering exhaustion, followed by his wife who collapsed at the hotel on hearing the news.

People John McCain, senator and political maverick dies at 81
Author: 0 John McCain, senator and political maverick dies at 81

McCain was a U.S. Congressmen from 1983-1987, representing Arizona's first district, and was a Senator from Arizona from 1987 until his death. McCain is to be buried at the U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis saluted McCain as a figure who "always put service to the nation before self", and "represented what he believed, that "a shared objective does not claim our identity - on the contrary - it enlarges your sense of self".

People Tributes pour in after death of United States senator John McCain
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McCain will have a full funeral service at Washington's National Cathedral on a date yet to be announced, the source said . It will conclude almost a week of events honouring the man, whose body will lie in state on Wednesday in the Arizona State Capitol and on Friday in the Capitol Rotunda, Washington DC, with a formal ceremony and time for the public to pay respects.

People Trump Organization financial chief Weisselberg 'given immunity'
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Mr Weisselberg is reportedly mentioned on a tape secretly recorded by Cohen in 2016 in which a hush money payment to an alleged lover of Mr Trump is discussed. He has denied the affair. While Mr Trump denies the affairs, his account of his knowledge of the payments has shifted. "I have spoken to Allen Weisselberg about how to set the whole thing up with funding".

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