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Global Media Arizona Senator John McCain dead after battle with brain cancer
Author: 0 Arizona Senator John McCain dead after battle with brain cancer

The son and grandson of U.S. Navy admirals, McCain endured nearly six years of torture and captivity in a North Vietnam prison after his plane was shot down in 1967 on a mission during the long U.S. Besides being portrayed by Ed Harris is HBO's award winning 2012 Game Change film, which profiled the 2008 Presidential race and the choice of Sarah Palin , played by Julianne Moore, the Arizona Senator played himself in a number of series and films.

Global Media Iran earthquake: At least two killed, 310 injured
Author: 0 Iran earthquake: At least two killed, 310 injured

The head of the emergency department Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Saeb Sharidari, told state news agency IRNA that two people were killed and 241 people injured , six critically. However, the situation was "under control" and no request for help had been sent to neighboring provinces, said Reza Mahmoudian, the provincial director-general of crisis management.

Global Media Devastation may not have been widespread, but Hawaii did feel Lane's wrath
Author: 0 Devastation may not have been widespread, but Hawaii did feel Lane's wrath

Lane, which had been downgraded to a tropical storm on Saturday, dumped the fourth-highest amount of rain for a hurricane to hit the US since 1950, preliminary figures from the National Weather Service show. The warning was issued for the northeast and southeast sides of the Big Island from Hawi to Hilo to South Point. A general view of the heavy flooding in Hilo, Hawaii, U.S.

Global Media Afghanistan Islamic State leader 'killed in air strike'
Author: 0 Afghanistan Islamic State leader 'killed in air strike'

The Afghan intelligence agency said Abu Saad Erhabi was killed along with 10 militants in a joint ground and air operation targeting two hide-outs of Islamic State-Khorasan, or IS-K, in the village of Jangali. Orakzai had been responsible for a spate of terror attacks across Afghanistan including assaults on several government installations and a bombing at a school in Kabul.

Global Media Prime suspect in 1998 murder of Dutch boy Nicky Verstappen arrested
Author: 0 Prime suspect in 1998 murder of Dutch boy Nicky Verstappen arrested

A survival expert wanted over the brutal 1998 rape and killing of a young Dutch boy appeared in court in Spain on Monday after one of the most extensive murder investigations to date in the Netherlands . Brech, 55, was arrested near Barcelona " thanks to a witness who recognised him after seeing his picture in the media in recent days" investigators added, hailing the "good cooperation" with the Spanish police.

Global Media John McCain remembered in Boston area as ‘true profile in courage’
Author: 0 John McCain remembered in Boston area as ‘true profile in courage’

In 2015, in the opening months of his presidential campaign, Trump mocked McCain's service in the Vietnam war and time as a POW. Meghan McCain also released a statement on the passing of her father. In the comment, she notes McCain's longtime service to the US government, and she also sends well wishes to his family. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko issued a message of condolences, but none was forthcoming from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Global Media Wildfire in Germany sets off WWII ammunition
Author: 0 Wildfire in Germany sets off WWII ammunition

A senior local official in Potsdam-Mittelmark county, Christian Stein, said that "we managed during the night to get a grip on the fire", with some large areas extinguished. Berlin fire services told Bild that whole streets were blanketed in smoke and instructed residents to shut windows and doors and turn off air conditioning units.

Global Media Six children and 2 adults killed in Chicago apartment fire
Author: 0 Six children and 2 adults killed in Chicago apartment fire

The fire started on the 2nd floor of the building, Santiago said. A Chicago firefighter was taken to the hospital in good condition, the fire department said. One woman lay on a street crying while someone tried to comfort her. The victims' names, ages and relationships to each other were not known, Langford said.

Global Media Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is denied an extension to her Iran bail
Author: 0 Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is denied an extension to her Iran bail

She returned to jail earlier, Richard Ratcliffe said in a statement. Having received mixed messages throughout the day, she was then told she had to return to prison by sunset on Sunday as the necessary permit had not been signed off. She voluntarily returned to Evin prison in Tehran yesterday after her appeal for an extension to the leave was rejected because the paperwork had not been completed.

Global Media White House Quickly Raises Flag Back to Full Staff After McCain’s Death
Author: 0 White House Quickly Raises Flag Back to Full Staff After McCain’s Death

McCain's Skyhawk dive bomber was shot down over Hanoi in 1967 and he was taken prisoner and held in the infamous "Hanoi Hilton" prison for more than five years. McCain was one of Trump's sharpest critics, and made clear in one of his final wishes as he struggled with brain cancer that he did not want the president to attend his funeral.

Global Media Facebook bans Myanmar military officials following damning United Nations report
Author: 0 Facebook bans Myanmar military officials following damning United Nations report

Speaking in Singapore last week, Ms. Suu Kyi said the military had acted in response to terrorist attacks and said she had a good relationship with Myanmar's generals. The report detailed a horrifying list of atrocities committed against the Rohingya, including murder, enforced disappearance, torture, as well as sexual violence "perpetrated on a massive scale".

Global Media Australia's foreign minister resigns amid Cabinet revamp
Author: 0 Australia's foreign minister resigns amid Cabinet revamp

Australia's new Prime Minister Scott Morrison has unveiled his first cabinet, seeking to unify the Liberal Party and reassure the nation after a week of tumultuous infighting that saw Malcolm Turnbull turfed out of the top job. Christopher Pyne was promoted to oversee defense and Steven Ciobo was named minister for the defense industry. Earlier this month, Taylor had praised the role of DHA , after previously saying that he considers the Australian government's approach to ...

Global Media National Enquirer boss granted immunity in Cohen probe
Author: 0 National Enquirer boss granted immunity in Cohen probe

Alan Futerfas, an outside lawyer for the organization, also did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Trump initially denied knowing anything about the payments. And federal law treats a loan to a campaign as a contribution, subject to contribution limits and disclosure requirements. The Trump Organization is the umbrella group for dozens of Trump businesses, including real estate development, management of hotels and golf courses, and production of the reality ...

Author: 0 What Will Happen to John McCain's Senate Seat?

Vice President Mike Pence is likely to attend, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to describe private discussions. McCain was someone who was well-studied and astute to current issues facing the country, Huckabee added.

Author: 0 John McCain, senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 81

Sources close to McCain have said Trump would not be invited to the funeral. A senior political analyst for Fox News , Donald Trump's favourite news channel, has pointed out the President's tribute to John McCain did not actually contain a tribute to the man himself.

Author: 0 John McCain dies at the age of 81

Former President George W. Bush will give a eulogy at the National Cathedral. Mr McCain's wife Cindy said she was heartbroken by the death of an "incredible man". Former presidents and his colleagues who served with McCain in the House and the Senate posted tributes on social media Saturday. McCain, the place where he was held as a prisoner of war for more than five years.