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Global Media Sen. Lindsey Graham recalls his friend John McCain as ideal American
Author: 0 Sen. Lindsey Graham recalls his friend John McCain as ideal American

The memorial tributes followed a few days of confusion at the White House over whether American flags at USA government buildings would be flown at half-staff, in the traditional gesture for prominent political figures who die. McCain stressed on the importance of unity in his farewell message to the country, read out by a family spokesperson on Monday. Former U.S. Senator Jon Kyl served with McCain in the Senate from Arizona and rose to the position of Republican whip, the ...

Global Media White House Flag Flies At Full Staff As Nation Honors John McCain
Author: 0 White House Flag Flies At Full Staff As Nation Honors John McCain

Trump said in a statement as he ordered the flag atop the White House and elsewhere to fly at half-staff until Mr. McCain's burial on Sunday. Her son, who was awarded numerous honors in a military career that included six years as a prisoner of war, died Saturday at his Arizona home following a battle with brain cancer .

Global Media Theresa May shows off dancefloor diplomacy on Africa trade trip
Author: 0 Theresa May shows off dancefloor diplomacy on Africa trade trip

British Prime Minister Theresa May says the United Kingdom supports South Africa's land reform programme provided it is carried out legally. May, who acquired the nickname "Maybot" during the 2017 General Election for her mechanical demeanor, has played up to her moniker with this foray into South African dance.

Global Media Frustrated' French minister quits on air
Author: 0 Frustrated' French minister quits on air

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during the annual French ambassadors' conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France , August 27, 2018. " I don't understand why he is stepping down when we had many successes in the first year that are to his credit ", spokesman Benjamin Griveaux told BFM Television.

Author: 0 Fitzgerald honored to speak at McCain's memorial

Trump said Monday afternoon that he respects the senator's "service to our country" and signed a proclamation to fly the USA flag at half-staff until his burial. "Each day, for more than 2,000 days, he endured horrors that few of us could imagine", Hatch said. McCain was just one of 11 USA senators in the state's 106-year history, and on Tuesday, primary voters will decide the nominees in races across all levels of government.

Global Media Swarm of Bees Shuts Down Manhattan Street
Author: 0 Swarm of Bees Shuts Down Manhattan Street

The collection of bees immediately became the biggest attraction at the NY tourist destination with hundreds of people lining up to snap a photo. Manhattan locals got quite the surprise today when a swarm of bees shut down a busy street after they chose to call a shop umbrella their home.

Global Media Federal court extends ban on release of 3D gun plans
Author: 0 Federal court extends ban on release of 3D gun plans

Wilson also encouraged the public to participate in his continued efforts at digitization, inviting others to join the third-party marketplace, sell their own files and share in 50 percent of profits. The plans were downloaded hundreds of thousands of times before Judge Lasnik issued the temporary block in July. The Justice Department declined to comment on Mr.

Global Media 14-foot giant squid washes up on New Zealand beach
Author: 0 14-foot giant squid washes up on New Zealand beach

The brothers Aplin said they were driving on a track near Red Rocks Reserve in Wellington when they they spotted the squid . The three brothers eventually contacted the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research , which arranged for the squid to be collected and examined.

Global Media Puerto Rico's death toll from Hurricane Maria raised to almost 3,000
Author: 0 Puerto Rico's death toll from Hurricane Maria raised to almost 3,000

The number of deaths between September 2017 and February 2018 was 22% higher than the same period in the year before. Earlier this month, Puerto Rican officials quietly acknowledged that Hurricane Maria likely killed more than 1,400 people in a draft report to Congrees that outlined the government's reconstruction plan.

Global Media News 6 coverage of race results in 2018 Florida Primary
Author: 0 News 6 coverage of race results in 2018 Florida Primary

DeSantis tied himself closely to Trump in the primary, and it paid off. Unlike Gov. Rick Scott, who is keeping his distance from the polarizing president while running for U.S. Former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine stands in third with 22 percent while billionaire Jeff Greene continues to fade, pulling only 11 percent. Trump's backing helped push DeSantis past Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam , who has held elected office in Florida since 1996, quickly built up establishment support ...

Global Media UAE Jets Target Allied Coalition Forces in Yemen Shores
Author: 0 UAE Jets Target Allied Coalition Forces in Yemen Shores

All sides in Yemen's bloody conflict may have committed war crimes, United Nations investigators said on Tuesday, highlighting deadly air strikes, rampant sexual violence, and the recruitment of young children as soldiers. "We reviewed the support for the Arab Coalition when we came into office, we determined that it was the right thing to do to support them in the defense of their own countries but also to restore the rightful government there", Mattis said.

Global Media Donald Trump colours in US flag, gets it wrong
Author: 0 Donald Trump colours in US flag, gets it wrong

As cameras continued to capture their every move, the president and his wife joined the children for an arts-and-crafts activity that involved coloring in the American flag. The added blue line was quickly spotted online, as Twitter users speculated whether it was a simple mistake or a deliberate act. Eagle-eyed Twitter users were quick to notice the flag Trump colored in looked closer to the Russian flag than it did to the United States'.

Global Media Google defends search policy following Trump accusations
Author: 0 Google defends search policy following Trump accusations

The president added that the amount of "bad" news about him showing up in Google news results would need to be "addressed". During the interview, the two accused Google of "tyranny" and "political lynching" for not showing a larger number of articles favorable to Trump .

Author: 0 White House lowers flag for McCain again after backlash

John McCain by raising its flags to full-staff, President Trump has ordered the White House to re-lower its flags to half-staff. For the second straight day, Trump remained silent Monday about McCain: In three separate appearances at the White House, the president ignored questions from reporters about the late senator and his legacy.

Global Media Russia Sees US Building Up for Possible Syria Strike
Author: 0 Russia Sees US Building Up for Possible Syria Strike

Russian defense officials say such an attack could be used as a pretext by the USA for launching its own strikes against the Syrian regime's forces. At the weekend, Russian Federation repeatedly accused Syrian militants of planning the attack in the rebel-held province. Iran can help Syria in expanding its military arsenal, Hatami said at the conference.

Global Media Mother says 9-year-old son killed himself after homophobic bullying
Author: 0 Mother says 9-year-old son killed himself after homophobic bullying

Pierce told KDVR that bullying was a factor. Meanwhile, Pierce said her heart was broken over the loss of her son who loved dressing up in a dress and tiara, and dreamed of becoming a YouTube star. 'The child wouldn't want someone to do it to them. I was driving, I looked back at him and said, "I still love you son", she recalled. Denver Public Schools spokesman Will Jones said that the fourth and fifth-grade teachers were instructed to get in touch with all the families of their ...

Global Media Pompeo vows U.S. will 'vigorously defend' against Iran court challenge
Author: 0 Pompeo vows U.S. will 'vigorously defend' against Iran court challenge

The 2015 accord between six world powers and Iran saw the Islamic Republic limit its controversial nuclear activities in return for relief from worldwide sanctions. A final decision in the case may take years. The US hasn't commented on the new lawsuit, though since previous administrations have cited the 1955 treaty with Iran in other contexts, so it will be hard for the current administration to claim that it isn't still effectively in place.

Global Media Michael Cohen's lawyer admits to being source of CNN story
Author: 0 Michael Cohen's lawyer admits to being source of CNN story

And now, Buzzfeed reported that Davis admitted that he himself was the anonymous source CNN relied on for its report. "This contradicts CNN's claim that Cohen was present when Trump learned the Trump Tower meeting was set to occur". 'All they had was her name, ' Giuliani said. Davis spent recent days walking back his bombshell assertions that his client could tell Special Counsel Robert Mueller that Trump had prior knowledge of the meeting with a Russian lawyer discussing potentially ...

Global Media Monstrous giant squid discovered on New Zealand beach
Author: 0 Monstrous giant squid discovered on New Zealand beach

Three brothers were out for a morning dive in Wellington when they came across the impressive creature. Stretched out alongside their find, Jack Aplin's feet barely reached the beginning of the squid's tentacles. The giant squid is the largest type of squid save for the colossal squid. According to Stuff , the squid measures about 4.5 metres in length, which is on the small side for a giant squid but still pretty big for a squid, if you think about it.

Global Media Uhuru, Trump agree to improve trade and security
Author: 0 Uhuru, Trump agree to improve trade and security

President Trump and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta recently discussed the positive relationship between the two nations. The Kenyan officials could be seen staring and just smiling as their colleagues from the United States side jotted down notes during the trade talks.

Global Media Theresa May to pledge Africa investment boost after Brexit
Author: 0 Theresa May to pledge Africa investment boost after Brexit

UK direct investment in Africa was £42.7bn in 2016, compared to £44.3bn from the USA, £38bn from France and £31bn from China, according to data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. It is also the first to Sub-Saharan Africa by a British leader since David Cameron in 2013 for Mr Mandela's memorial service. Arriving in South Africa on Tuesday morning, Mrs May is expected to say she wants the United Kingdom to overtake the U.S.

Global Media John McCain, America's grand old soldier-senator
Author: 0 John McCain, America's grand old soldier-senator

The office of Barack and Michelle Obama released a statement on the death of Mr McCain, in which Mr Obama wrote that despite all their differences, they shared "a fidelity to something higher - the ideals for which generations of Americans and immigrants alike have fought, marched and sacrificed".

Author: 0 McCain takes parting shot at Trump in final message

John McCain's Vietnamese jailer said he respected his former inmate and felt sad about his death, as others in Vietnam paid their respects to the former US Navy pilot who became a prisoner of war and later was instrumental in bringing the wartime foes together.

Global Media Federal Judge Blocks Release of 3D Files for Guns
Author: 0 Federal Judge Blocks Release of 3D Files for Guns

The U.S. State Department had fought Wilson since 2013 to prevent his nonprofit firm, Defense Distributed , from disseminating the blueprints online, arguing that doing so violated the federal Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), which restrict exports of certain weapons.

Global Media Civilians killed in Yemen strike as foes trade blame
Author: 0 Civilians killed in Yemen strike as foes trade blame

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen failed to redress civilian victims and conduct credible investigations into alleged war crimes committed there, an global rights group said on Friday. On Aug. 9, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres blamed the Saudi-led coalition for an airstrike that hit a school bus killing at least 50 people.