• John McCain, Senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 81
John McCain, Senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 81

Your prayers, for his soul and for our family, are sincerely appreciated. "Farewell, fellow Americans. God bless you, and God bless America". "I think it's fair to say the passion that John brought to his work was unsurpassed in this body".

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  • DeSantis wins Republican nomination for Florida governor
DeSantis wins Republican nomination for Florida governor

Conservative U.S. Representative Ron DeSantis easily won the Republican primary for governor in Florida on Tuesday after a campaign in which he highlighted his enthusiastic loyalty to President Donald Trump . Alan Grayson, a liberal firebrand who ignited controversy during his previous tenure in Congress, has chose to run again for his old sea...

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  • Theresa May heads to SA to 'cement economic ties' with Cyril Ramaphosa
Theresa May heads to SA to 'cement economic ties' with Cyril Ramaphosa

But according to Quartz Africa , senior Chinese leaders visited Africa 79 times between 2007 and 2017, making it to 43 countries - including South Africa multiple times. "As a effect, South Africa's northern neighbor's economy collapsed and the country descended into penury and political violence", Tupy said. The delegation has British experti...

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  • John McCain, US Senator and Vietnam War hero dies at 81
John McCain, US Senator and Vietnam War hero dies at 81

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, a Cincinnati-area Republican: "John McCain was a true patriot who lived the motto of his 2008 campaign: Country First". Speaker Paul Ryan also in a tweet said: "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".

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  • News Larry Fitzgerald to speak at John McCain memorial service
News Larry Fitzgerald to speak at John McCain memorial service

Glowering in public and near-silent for two days, President Donald Trump relented under pressure Monday by tersely recognising Senator John McCain's "service to our country" and re-lowering the White House flag. In response to another question, Davis told reporters that the family's thoughts were exclusively on McCain. Aides to Senate Major...

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  • McCain to lie in state in US Capitol late this week
McCain to lie in state in US Capitol late this week

Ward acknowledged that she and McCain, whom she had challenged in the 2016 Republican primary, "held different political views on many , many things - on domestic policy, foreign policy, and of course, on President Trump". Lawmakers and residents in western CT paused to remember Arizona Sen. "I like people who weren't captured", Trump said, to wid...

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  • How the Trump-Kenyatta meeting played out on Twitter
How the Trump-Kenyatta meeting played out on Twitter

A joint communique signed by the two officials said the group will be some form of a committee meant to "explore ways to deepen the trade and investment ties between the two countries". Senior Pastor of First Baptist Dallas Robert Jeffress praised Trump's "unprecedented accomplishments" in an interview with Breitbart News. Pastor Paula White sa...

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  • Details announced for John McCain's memorial service in Arizona
Details announced for John McCain's memorial service in Arizona

Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and MI flags to be lowered to half-staff this week to honor U.S. Senator John McCain , who passed away on Saturday. Flags at the White House are lowered back to half-staff Monday afternoon. McCain was a frequent Trump critic and his family has said he did not want the president to attend his funeral. In the sta...

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  • Michael Cohen's Lawyer ADMITS He Was 'Source' Behind Trump Tower Story
Michael Cohen's Lawyer ADMITS He Was 'Source' Behind Trump Tower Story

In the past week, when asked directly by CNN's Anderson Cooper whether there was information that Trump knew about his son's meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya beforehand, Davis said, "No, there's not". But he had not confessed that he was actually a source until his admission to Buzzfeed . It was a pretty dumb thing to lie about, u...

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  • Jeff Sessions: US attorney general hits back at Trump
Jeff Sessions: US attorney general hits back at Trump

But Sessions shot back at those remarks in a written statement. Sessions, a longtime US senator and early supporter of Trump's presidential bid, drew Trump's ire when recused himself in March 2017 from issues involving the 2016 White House race.

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  • ICJ hears Iran lawsuit to have United States sanctions lifted
ICJ hears Iran lawsuit to have United States sanctions lifted

However, the deal came with time limits and did not address Iran's ballistic missile program or its regional policies in Syria and elsewhere. "We will vigorously defend against Iran's meritless claims this week in The Hague", Pompeo said.

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  • A Woeful Anniversary for Rohingya Refugees
A Woeful Anniversary for Rohingya Refugees

Thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees on Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of the attacks that sent them fleeing to safety in Bangladesh, praying they can return to their homes in Myanmar and demanding justice for their dead relatives and neighbours.

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  • Thomas Cook moves 300 Egyptian hotel customers after death of couple
Thomas Cook moves 300 Egyptian hotel customers after death of couple

Mr Cooper died in his hotel room at the Steigenberger Aqua Magic resort at 11:00 local time on Tuesday, according to a statement by the Egyptian authorities. The travel agency said safety is always the first priority, and have made a decision to move all customer from the hotel as a precautionary measure.

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  • John McCain, Republican Senator and Vietnam Hero, Dies
John McCain, Republican Senator and Vietnam Hero, Dies

John McCain conducted by CBN News' Chief Political Correspondent David Brody when he rode with McCain to New Hampshire on the "Straight Talk Express" in 2007 . President Donald Trump was not expected to attend any of the services. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., said in a statement that McCain "defined public service, honor, and love of country".

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  • Allen Weisselberg: Trump Organization CFO granted immunity in Cohen case
Allen Weisselberg: Trump Organization CFO granted immunity in Cohen case

It is unclear whether Mr Weisselberg discussed Mr Trump , who Mr Cohen claimed had directed him to make the payments - effectively accusing the United States president of being a co-conspirator in a crime. As it turns out, that matters less to Trump than reining in Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential electi...

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  • [Warning: Graphic] Disturbing Video Captures Audio As Jacksonville Mass Shooting Unfolds
[Warning: Graphic] Disturbing Video Captures Audio As Jacksonville Mass Shooting Unfolds

Reacting to news of today's shooting during the tournament involving its video game, Madden 19 maker Electronic Arts Inc said it was working with authorities to gather facts. At a news conference Sunday night, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry told reporters that the shooting "all too common". He recalled a past Madden opponent who once kep...

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  • White House flag no longer at half-staff after McCain's death
White House flag no longer at half-staff after McCain's death

The flag-lowering that lasted less than 48 hours breaks from precedent that it is lowered until burial. The White House has indicated that it is Vice President Mike Pence who will likely attend the funeral service of Senator John McCain in Trump's place.

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  • WestJet cancels Hawaii flights due to Hurricane Lane
WestJet cancels Hawaii flights due to Hurricane Lane

FLORIDO: The first island in the storm's path is the Big Island, where there are already reports of landslides and fallen trees. In this photo provided by Jessica Henricks, crews work at clearing damage from Hurricane Lane Friday, Aug. A warning means tropical storm conditions are expected while a watch means tropical storm conditions are possi...

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  • Tributes paid to former presidential candidate John McCain
Tributes paid to former presidential candidate John McCain

John lived his life with courage, commitment, and dedication to our nation . "Our family is immensely grateful for the support and kindness of all his caregivers over the past year, and for the continuing outpouring of concern and affection from John's many friends and associates, and the many thousands of people who are keeping him in their ...

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  • Iowa slaying focuses attention on immigrants in agriculture
Iowa slaying focuses attention on immigrants in agriculture

The case unraveled in dramatic fashion on Tuesday as reports emerged in the morning that authorities had found Tibbetts' body, followed by an afternoon announcement that Bahena-Rivera had been arrested and charged . Rahn declined to give many details about Tibbetts' killing, citing the ongoing investigation. The family indicated they had no idea R...

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  • Mass Shooting Reported at Video Game Tournament in Florida
Mass Shooting Reported at Video Game Tournament in Florida

Nine other people were wounded by gunfire and all were in stable condition Sunday evening after going to hospitals, Williams said . The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office confirmed a mass shooting to the paper but did not reveal any reported injuries or fatalities.

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  • Scott Morrison replaces Malcolm Turnbull as Australian prime minister
Scott Morrison replaces Malcolm Turnbull as Australian prime minister

Despite Dutton getting the numbers for a challenge, there is no guarantee he will assume the top job, with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Treasurer Scott Morrison - both Turnbull allies - also in the running. The opposition narrowly lost a vote in Parliament that would have sent Dutton to court to determine whether he is eligible to be...

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  • New Australian prime minister Scott Morrison faces party popularity slump
New Australian prime minister Scott Morrison faces party popularity slump

Turnbull tweeted that she was "an inspiring role model for women here and around the world". Ms Bishop said: "I will remain on the backbench as a strong voice for Western Australia ". His party will already have to contest a by-election for Turnbull's harbourside electorate in Sydney , traditionally a safe Liberal seat. Morrison emerged as ...

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  • Drug tunnel to Mexico found under Arizona KFC
Drug tunnel to Mexico found under Arizona KFC

It remains under investigation. Brown noted that the entrance/exit of the tunnel on this side was only about eight inches in diameter, and therefore "not large enough for a person to pass through". Mexican authorities, acting on information from the ICE attaché and the Border Patrol International Liaison Unit searched for the Mexican end of the tun...

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  • British-Iranian woman temporarily released from Tehran prison
British-Iranian woman temporarily released from Tehran prison

A gaffe by Hunt's predecessor, Boris Johnson, in the British parliament in September led Iranian authorities to claim he had confirmed that Zaghari-Ratcliffe - who was on holiday in Iran to introduce her baby daughter to her parents - had trained journalists while in the country.

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  • Sessions Hits Back At Trump Over Justice Department Criticism
Sessions Hits Back At Trump Over Justice Department Criticism

Trump shot back Saturday that Sessions only said that because he "doesn't understand what is happening underneath his command position". Sessions, an early supporter of Trump's campaign, has stepped aside from that inquiry to avoid a potential conflict of interest and handed control to his deputy, Rod Rosenstein.

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  • Sask. may send more firefighters to BC
Sask. may send more firefighters to BC

As of Tuesday afternoon air quality in Yakima, Sunnyside, Toppenish and White Swan was listed as unhealthy , compared to very unhealthy Monday. Smoke and haze has been causing diminished air quality across most of B.C. As of Wednesday morning, Seattle's air pollution was equivalent to a "cigarette intake" of more than nine cigarettes, accord...

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  • Pakistan disputes United States account of Pompeo-Khan phone call
Pakistan disputes United States account of Pompeo-Khan phone call

This shd be immediately corrected. US State Department spokesperson, Heather Nauert, who issued the statement and reiterated that Pompeo had raised Islamabad's importance of taking decisive action against terrorist organisations operating in Pakistan.

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  • Money and loyalty: A look inside dramatic Trump-Cohen rift
Money and loyalty: A look inside dramatic Trump-Cohen rift

Weisselberg was summoned earlier this year to testify before a grand jury in the Cohen investigation, The Journal previously reported . We know that David Pecker , another longtime Trump ally, who is the CEO of one of the publishers that bought another one of these stories, he did give prosecutors information that Trump had knowledge of these p...

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  • Trump's claim on South African farms off mark
Trump's claim on South African farms off mark

South Africa's foreign ministry will seek clarification of Mr Trump's comments from the U.S. embassy in Pretoria, President Cyril Ramaphosa's spokeswoman said , adding that Mr Trump was "misinformed". The stark disparity stems from purchases and seizures during the colonial era that were then enshrined in law during apartheid. The countr...

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