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The president returned to the campaign trail after a bruising stretch, including widespread condemnation for his muted response to the death of Republican Sen. One of President Donald Trump's volunteer staffers blocked a news photographer's camera lens as the journalist tried to take a photo of a protester during a campaign rally on Thursday night in Evansville, Indiana.
  • Mattis: US Could Restart Large-Scale Wargames In South Korea

    Mattis: US Could Restart Large-Scale Wargames In South Korea

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    At the June summit, the first meeting between a serving US president and a North Korean leader, Kim agreed in broad terms to work toward denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula. But Mattis said the "good faith effort" of suspending an exercise this August was not open-ended and he wanted to wait and see how future negotiations with North Korea progress before making a decision about next year's large-scale exercises.
  • Trump, under pressure to honor McCain, orders flags to half-staff

    Trump, under pressure to honor McCain, orders flags to half-staff

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    President Trump announced Monday that he had ordered the American flag to fly at half-staff through this coming Sunday to honor the late Sen. McCain's remains will lie in state at Arizona's capitol on Wednesday, before a public viewing Friday in the rotunda of the US Capitol - an honor reserved for the likes of John F.
  • John McCain, war hero turned USA presidential candidate, dies

    John McCain, war hero turned USA presidential candidate, dies

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    Former President Barack Obama penned a respectful tribute to Sen. Mr McCain also criticised President Trump's hard-line rhetoric on illegal immigration and his attacks on the media. "Our hearts and prayers are with you!" he added. During the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump mocked McCain for being captured and tortured during the Vietnam War, saying that McCain shouldn't be looked at as a war hero.
  • Jeff Flake Says 'It's Tough To Imagine Politics' Without John McCain

    Jeff Flake Says 'It's Tough To Imagine Politics' Without John McCain

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    McCain , who had been suffering from an aggressive form of brain cancer, died Saturday (Aug. 25) at the age of 81 at home in Arizona . After his military service, McCain was elected to the U.S. Moulton recalled touring the Hoa Lo Prison in Hanoi, Vietnam , with McCain just previous year. McCain who is on a two-day visit to Vietnam, was held in the prison for more than five years after his plane was shot down over Hanoi during the Vietnam War.
  • South Korea, U.S. reaffirm commitment to North Korea's fully verified denuclearization

    South Korea, U.S. reaffirm commitment to North Korea's fully verified denuclearization

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    Pompeo and South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha "reaffirmed the United States and the Republic of Korea remain committed to the final, fully verified denuclearization of" North Korea, the State Department said. Pompeo has pressed for tangible steps toward North Korea's abandonment of its nuclear arsenal while Pyongyang is demanding that Washington first make concessions of its own.
  • Australia's Julie Bishop quits as foreign minister

    Australia's Julie Bishop quits as foreign minister

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    Morrison was sworn in as Australia's new prime minister on Friday night after a majority of the Liberal Party's 85 Members of Parliament (MPs) chose him to succeed Malcolm Turnbull. Morrison also split the role of Energy and Environment minister, naming Melissa Price as environment minister and selecting Angus Taylor to head energy.
  • Trump, Cohen lawyers stumble on facts

    Trump, Cohen lawyers stumble on facts

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    His special counsel is anxious about the optics associated with pardoning a man who was just convicted on eight federal charges. Stone's admission comes on the heels of a legal defense fundraising email that the political operative sent Sunday, in which he warned he will be indicted "next", in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election meddling during the 2016 presidential election.
  • Facebook bans Myanmar military chief, dozens of pages

    Facebook bans Myanmar military chief, dozens of pages

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    Some 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled northern Rakhine state to Bangladesh after Myanmar launched a brutal crackdown in August a year ago on insurgents amid accounts of arson, murder and rape at the hands of soldiers and vigilante mobs in the mainly Buddhist country.
  • Thomas Cook Says ‘No Evidence’ Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Killed Egypt Holiday Couple

    Thomas Cook Says ‘No Evidence’ Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Killed Egypt Holiday Couple

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    A British worldwide travel company says it's evacuating its customers from a hotel in Egypt's Red Sea resort of Hurghada after two of them died there. An Egyptian security official added he died "of a heart attack" before reaching hospital, while his wife passed away four hours later. "Anyone staying at the Steinberger Aqua Magic Hotel should follow the advice of their tour operator and the local authorities".
  • Shooting at Madden NFL 19 tournament leaves three dead

    Shooting at Madden NFL 19 tournament leaves three dead

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    Eleven others were injured during the shooting , before the alleged gunman killed himself. The Jacksonville Landing , in the heart of the city's downtown, also hosts concerts and other entertainment. One suspect was dead at the scene, and it was unknown whether there was a second shooter, the sheriff's office said . Police have named the shooter as 24-year-old David Katz from Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Trump Was Predictably Petty Following The Death Of Senator John McCain

    Trump Was Predictably Petty Following The Death Of Senator John McCain

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    Meanwhile, governors from Ohio's John Kasich to New York's Andrew Cuomo ordered that public flags in their respective states remain at half-staff to honor McCain. He was 81. His office says McCain died Saturday , Aug. 25, 2018. Trump has repeatedly, in the past, attacked the Senator, even as he battled a deadly form of brain cancer.
  • Trump Reportedly Nixed Statement That Called McCain a ‘Hero’

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    McCain , of Arizona, died Saturday of brain cancer at the age of 81. Bush, Obama, McCain's family and others are slated to speak at a full-dress service on Saturday in the National Cathedral. And Trump's re-election campaign also released a statement offering condolences and urging Americans to remember McCain and his family - words that did not explicitly praise the senator.