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Turkey , too, is expressing grave concern about an attack, anxious it will bear the brunt of the humanitarian and security fallout. Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar held a closed-door meeting with US Special Envoy to Syria , James Jeffrey, in capital Ankara on Tuesday.
  • Larry Fitzgerald Speaks at John McCain's Memorial Service

    Larry Fitzgerald Speaks at John McCain's Memorial Service

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    They set the casket atop President Abraham Lincoln's catafalque, a wooden structure that has been used for decades for such services. McCain's Senate colleagues shared memories of McCain's six terms in the Senate. A Vietnamese group from Orange County, Calif., pays their respects near the casket of Sen. Pelosi and New York Rep. Joe Crowley escorted 87-year-old Republican Rep.
  • Florida Democrats kick off election race in Orlando

    Florida Democrats kick off election race in Orlando

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    Rep. Gwen Graham, former Miami Beach Mayor Phil Levine and businessman Chris King - as well as the Democratic nominees for attorney general, agricultural commissioner and chief financial officer. DeSantis made the comments in an interview with Fox News. "I'm going to campaign all over the state. To characterize it as anything else is absurd", said Stephen Lawson, the communications director for the DeSantis campaign.
  • No ‘political necessity’ to keep Canada in NAFTA deal

    No ‘political necessity’ to keep Canada in NAFTA deal

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    The consultations took place after Canadian and American negotiators failed to reach a deal by Friday's deadline amid reports that Trump had said he would not compromise at all to get a deal with Canada. "We make new deal or go back to pre-NAFTA!" "Remember, NAFTA was one of the WORST Trade Deals ever made". They said it's not the first time the tactic has been used and the comments are "designed to pressure us and it's not going to work".
  • Syrian FM threatens all-out assault on Idlib

    Syrian FM threatens all-out assault on Idlib

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    The question of who is and who is not a terrorist is central, since Assad, with the backing of Russian air power and Iranian ground forces, insists that any assault on civilian areas controlled by extremists would be justified. Turkey , Russia and Iran are now engaged in a diplomatic flurry as they seek a solution to the Idlib conundrum. On Thursday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey is collaborating with Russian Federation and Iran "to prevent an Aleppo-like ...
  • Mystery Doorbell Woman Found, 'Family Violence Victim'

    Mystery Doorbell Woman Found, 'Family Violence Victim'

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    Deputies said the woman's name will not be released, but they did say she's safe with family outside the county. She had broken what appeared to be restraints attached to each wrist. The victim, identified only as being 32-years-old, apparently drove to Dallas in a auto after ringing doorbells in the neighborhood from which she fled.
  • WEB EXTRA: White House Flag Back To Half Staff

    WEB EXTRA: White House Flag Back To Half Staff

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    John McCain just one day after he died. Trump tweeted condolences to McCain's family, but did not mention McCain or issue any statement. And now he was refusing to follow a tradition of leaving the flag at half-staff until interment. Trump later told a crowd in Iowa that McCain was only a war hero "because he was captured". Criticism was not far behind. Even after McCain was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, Trump continued to launch broadsides in McCain's direction, ...
  • Trump accuses China of stalling progress with North Korea

    Trump accuses China of stalling progress with North Korea

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    Trump added that his relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was a "very good and warm one", refusing to criticise him. North and South Korea had earlier agreed to hold a third summit in Pyongyang , the North Korean capital, next month.
  • US war hero, senator, presidential candidate John McCain dies

    US war hero, senator, presidential candidate John McCain dies

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    Later, his will broken by beatings, Mr McCain signed a confession. McCain has written that that's when he learned to trust not just his legacy but his own judgment — and his resilience. "No ma'am", McCain said, taking the microphone from her. Barack and John ran against each other in the Presidential Race back in 2008. McCain had earlier survived multiple bouts of skin cancer.
  • John McCain, senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 81

    John McCain, senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 81

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    John McCain , in a farewell message, urged Americans not to lose heart over politics, expressing optimism about the country's ability to overcome what ails it. claims CNN covering for "leftist hack" Carl Bernstein over Trump Tower story Trump misstates approval rating in latest poll Arizona governor faces pressure over McCain replacement MORE "mad, mad, mad".
  • John McCain, US senator and former presidential candidate, dies aged 81

    John McCain, US senator and former presidential candidate, dies aged 81

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    Presidential Office Secretary-General Chen Chu (陳菊) visited McCain in hospital in Phoenix, Arizona on August 16 where she delivered the president's regards. "I stood with John, the two of us alone, in the very cell in the Hanoi Hilton where years of his life were lived out in pain but always in honor". While we cry his death and celebrate his truly phenomenal life, we also face thwe void that John McCain's absence leaves in the heart and sould of our nation, said in a communique the ...
  • Late Senator John McCain Remembered as 'True Supporter of Israel'

    Late Senator John McCain Remembered as 'True Supporter of Israel'

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    The flag atop the White House flew at half-staff over the weekend in recognition of McCain's death but was raised Monday and then lowered again amid criticism. Trump says 80 percent of the media is fake news and frequently attacks journalists and their outlets, though he does provide more access than is commonly realized because he doesn't hold formal press conferences.
  • Church official urges Pope to resign over abuse cover-up

    Church official urges Pope to resign over abuse cover-up

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    His eleven-page letter accused senior Vatican officials of knowing as early as 2000 about the former archbishop of Washington, ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick . In 2016, the National Catholic Reporter said Vigano allegedly ordered the investigation wrapped up and a piece of evidence destroyed. "Antonicelli, to lie as well", the archbishop wrote.
  • Vietnam says John McCain helped 'heal the wounds of war'

    Vietnam says John McCain helped 'heal the wounds of war'

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    Mr McCain was well-respected across the political spectrum in the USA for both his military and political service. John McCain's old political rivals have been paying tribute to the longtime senator after his death at 81 in Arizona on Saturday.
  • Australian government support plummets as new prime minister gets to work

    Australian government support plummets as new prime minister gets to work

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    The National Public Radio, in its website, reported that, "Turnbull faced opposition from conservative members of his party over low poll numbers as the country approaches a general election in May 2019". "It's been a pretty tumultuous time and I think Australians would welcome the fact that that period of time is over and it should be over", Mr Morrison told reporters in the town of Quilpie.
  • Mexico, U.S. likely 'hours' away from NAFTA agreement -minister

    Mexico, U.S. likely 'hours' away from NAFTA agreement -minister

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    Mexico's Guajardo and Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray also participated in the talks. "The story of these types of things is always defined in the final minute, and I would say that we're practically into the final hours of this negotiation", Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said.
  • Video, audio capture initial moments of Florida shooting that killed 2

    Video, audio capture initial moments of Florida shooting that killed 2

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    Eli Clayton and Taylor Robertson have been identified as the victims killed in the Sunday mass shooting at Jacksonville Landing, according to First Coast News , an ABC affiliated TV station in Jacksonville. According to Sheriff Mike Williams nine victims were transported to area hospitals, and seven of them had gunshot wounds. Two were shot while fleeing, but are believed to have sustained non-life-threatening wounds.
  • Seoul may delay opening North Korea office

    Seoul may delay opening North Korea office

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    Lu said China's stance on denuclearisation had been consistent, and it supported the USA and North Korea to push forward the agreements reached during their landmark summit in Singapore in June. Kono declined to reveal details about what Pompeo said regarding the cancellation of his planned trip to North Korea. He said Mr. Pompeo would travel to North Korea after the trade dispute is resolved.
  • White House Flag Flies At Full Staff As Nation Honors John McCain

    White House Flag Flies At Full Staff As Nation Honors John McCain

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    McCain, a longtime Arizona senator who twice sought the presidency after spending more than five years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, died Saturday after battling with glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer. "Our hearts and prayers are with you!" he wrote on Saturday night. He will lie in state at the Arizona state capitol on Wednesday, and a funeral will take place in Phoenix on Thursday.
  • Mum and daughter along with YouTube star dead in high-speed crash

    Mum and daughter along with YouTube star dead in high-speed crash

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    Trevor Heitmann , best known as OG McSkillet, has been identified as the driver of the McLaren 650S sports vehicle that ploughed into Aileen Pizarro , 43, and her daughter Aryana's Hyundai SUV. Police say his McLaren sports vehicle was driving at high speed in the wrong direction near San Diego . He had been banned from an online marketplace for allegedly being involved in a skin gambling website called CS:GO Magic.
  • Abandoned KFC used in drug tunnel between Arizona, Mexico

    Abandoned KFC used in drug tunnel between Arizona, Mexico

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    The fentanyl alone "translates to over 3 million dosage units", Homeland Security Special Agent Scott Brown told CNN affiliate KYMA on Wednesday. This is the fifth cross-border tunnel discovered in Yuma County, Arizona, since 2007. The tunnel was found to measure approximately 22 feet deep, 5 feet tall, and 3 feet wide and was flanked by reinforcing boards and stonework.
  • South Africa rejects Donald Trump's farm 'seizure' claims

    South Africa rejects Donald Trump's farm 'seizure' claims

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    He said he had directed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to look into it. " Trump's announcement follows only three months after AfriForum sent a delegation to the U.S. "As we begin this work our immediate focus will be on government-owned land". "We continue to encourage a peaceful and transparent public debate about what we could consider to be a very important issue in South Africa", Nauert added.
  • Bodies found as floods recede in India's Kerala

    Bodies found as floods recede in India's Kerala

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    Rescue and relief operations in the state have been scaled up to evacuate the stranded people from flood-affected area. News18 tweeted about Sikh volunteer group feeding thousands of people in Kerala Relief camps. Commercial flight operations to Kochi , the state's main city, resumed Monday after the navy opened its airstrips for small passenger aircraft. Once the floods come down, the Kerala State government is likely to estimate the overall loss.
  • Afghan forces free 149 people taken hostage by Taliban

    Afghan forces free 149 people taken hostage by Taliban

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    President Ashraf Ghani's office issued a statement on Saturday suggesting a cease-fire would soon be announced. It would only cover the Taliban , not other groups including Islamic State, officials said. The Taliban have launched a wave of attacks in different parts of the country in recent weeks, including on the city of Ghazni, southwest of Kabul .
  • Assailing Mueller, Trump says investigator 'looking for trouble'

    Assailing Mueller, Trump says investigator 'looking for trouble'

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    Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, New Jersey, on November 20, 2016. It noted that McGahn played a key role in stopping Trump from firing Mueller, who was made special counsel after Comey's firing.
  • China ‘likely’ training pilots to target US, Pentagon report says

    China ‘likely’ training pilots to target US, Pentagon report says

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    Beijing has overlapping territorial claims with Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Taiwan in the South China Sea , a strategic waterway through which over one-third of global trade passes. The East China Sea and the South China Sea have been flashpoints for provocative military behaviour from China and its neighbours, to the ire of the US.
  • Omarosa: I believe Trump wants to start a race war

    Omarosa: I believe Trump wants to start a race war

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    But according to a new report , Manigault Newman's treasure trove of damaging materials on the Trump administration is not limited to secret recordings. Painted as the "villain" character for her dog-eat-dog tactics and "not here to make friends" attitude, Omarosa's approach to the show quickly divided America.
  • Afghan IS branch claims deadly attack on Shiites in Kabul

    Afghan IS branch claims deadly attack on Shiites in Kabul

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    GHAZNI CALM AFTER FIGHTINGIn Ghazni, heavily damaged by five days of heavy fighting this week, there were warnings of the danger posed by unexploded ordnance and there were still problems with water and power but otherwise the situation was calm.
  • Turkey does not wish to have problems with US - foreign minister

    Turkey does not wish to have problems with US - foreign minister

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    Gross misuse of dollar by United States will lead to its weakness and switch to national currencies - Lavrov Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said that the role of the USA dollar as a global reserve currency may be diminished as more countries switch to national currencies in trade.
  • Pakistani lawmakers gather to elect Imran Khan as PM

    Pakistani lawmakers gather to elect Imran Khan as PM

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    The key decision of the major reshuffle was taken in a high-level meeting headed by PTI chairman Imran Khan and attended by Jahangir Tareen, Shah Mehmood Qureshi and former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief secretary Arbab Shehzad. His only rival, Shahbaz Sharif of the ousted Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), won 96 votes, Qaiser said, with some opposition parties including the third-largest Pakistan People s Party (PPP) abstaining from the vote.
  • India Mourns Vajpayee, Poet Prime Minister, Statesman. Funeral Today

    India Mourns Vajpayee, Poet Prime Minister, Statesman. Funeral Today

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    Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee , a Hindu nationalist who set off a nuclear arms race with rival Pakistan but later reached across the border to begin a groundbreaking peace process, died Thursday after a long illness. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, and BJP president Amit Shah walk together for former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's funeral procession.
  • Rival Koreas to meet in Pyongyang; date not set

    Rival Koreas to meet in Pyongyang; date not set

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    In a three-sentence joint statement, the rival neighbours didn't mention an exact date for the meeting and provided no details on how to implement past agreements . Pyongyang has previously lavishly celebrated the occasion with military parades or mass games involving thousands of people performing acrobatic choreography in unison, and is expected this time to hold its first mass games for five years, boosting tourism revenues.
  • Seattle's air quality 'worse than Beijing' as wildfires scorch eastern Washington

    Seattle's air quality 'worse than Beijing' as wildfires scorch eastern Washington

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    Using an air conditioner that cools and filters air may help. The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency does forecast air quality levels to return to GOOD to MODERATE by Wednesday and beyond. Mount Rainier, which usually dominates much of Washington's horizon, was scarcely even visible from inside the national park Tuesday, said Kevin Bacher, the park's volunteer program manager.
  • Trump Wants To Revoke Security Clearances Of Ex-Officials Who've Criticized Him

    Trump Wants To Revoke Security Clearances Of Ex-Officials Who've Criticized Him

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    Sanders said the White House was exploring taking away the security clearances of the former officials because "they've politicized and in some cases monetized their clearances". Brennan slammed those comments as "nothing short of treasonous " and accused Trump of being "wholly in the pocket of Putin". "I don't go back for classified briefings", he wrote.
  • Kerala issues red alert, flood death toll rises to 67

    Kerala issues red alert, flood death toll rises to 67

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    Authorities have opened the gates of 34 reservoirs as water reached risky levels. More and more people poured into relief camps, including those who had earlier returned to their homes in Ernakulam, Kozhikode, Malappuram and Wayanad districts.
  • London police: auto crash outside parliament a ‘terrorist incident’

    London police: auto crash outside parliament a ‘terrorist incident’

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    However, police do not believe any of the injuries are life-threatening. There was nobody else in the vehicle, which remains at the scene and is being searched, police said. Within seconds Westminster was on lockdown as armed officers surrounded the auto not knowing if he was armed or had a bomb and dragged him from the smoking vehicle.