• McCain's tributes aim veiled shots at Trump
McCain's tributes aim veiled shots at Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, called McCain a "fascinating personality". Former Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio might use his stump speeches to compare his decades-long political career in Arizona to McCain's. After Trump's joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in July, in which Trump did not endo...

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  • White House lowers flag for McCain again after backlash
White House lowers flag for McCain again after backlash

McCain was a leader in the Republican Party, claiming the party mantle during the 2008 election when he ran against Barack Obama for the presidency. "Sen. McCain was an American hero and cherished member of The American Legion. Because when you found yourself on the other side of that table, as I think all of us learned, you were in for a differe...

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  • Two dead, 241 injured in 6.0 quake in western Iran
Two dead, 241 injured in 6.0 quake in western Iran

People in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad reported feeling the effects of the quake , Iraqi television reported. Houshang Bazvand, the governor of Kermanshah , told state news agency IRNA that at least 90 people had been injured and one killed.

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  • US Senator John McCain dies at age 81
US Senator John McCain dies at age 81

U.S. Sen. John McCain speaks to a group of supporters alongside his wife Cindy and daughters Meghan McCain and Bridget McCain. The Maverick passed away with his family by his side at his Arizona ranch at the age of 81. U.S. Senator John McCain , a two-time contender for the U.S. presidency, died at his home in the state of Arizona on...

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  • Monster squid goes viral after it washed up in New Zealand
Monster squid goes viral after it washed up in New Zealand

It was right next to the track so we pulled over and we were like: "'It's a big squid,'" said Daniel Aplin to NewstalkZB. The brothers called the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) who immediately came to collect the squid.

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  • Hawaii residents flee both flood and flames as hurricane threat fades
Hawaii residents flee both flood and flames as hurricane threat fades

Friday. "Regardless of the storm's track, life-threatening flash flooding, along with locally strong winds and possible isolated tornadoes, will continue to extend far beyond the centre's location", the National Weather Service's Honolulu office said.

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  • What we know about Jacksonville gunman David Katz
What we know about Jacksonville gunman David Katz

Katz previously attended the University of Maryland but was not attending this semester, according to the university's president. Two others were injured in the rush to flee the gunfire , Williams said . Jones said he was sitting in a back patio outside the tournament venue when he heard the gunshots Sunday. "We're just out here trying to win s...

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  • Air 'Terrible' in Metro Vancouver, Air Quality Advisory Now Longest on Record
Air 'Terrible' in Metro Vancouver, Air Quality Advisory Now Longest on Record

They are warning Canadians that the smoke is causing really awful air quality which can lead to low visibility and breathing difficulties. I Smoke, breathing the air in Calgary today will be roughly the equivalent of smoking about seven and a half cigarettes.

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  • 17,500 Dutchmen gave DNA samples for murder probe. Now, an arrest
17,500 Dutchmen gave DNA samples for murder probe. Now, an arrest

Spanish police arrested 55-year-old Dutchman Jos Brech - who was publicly named as the suspected killer by Dutch police last week - about 50 km north of Barcelona on Sunday. A search of his property allowed detectives to find DNA traces, which they say link him to the killing of Verstappen. In February, Dutch police launched a DNA test drive, cal...

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  • Iran and Syria agree military pact, following defence meeting
Iran and Syria agree military pact, following defence meeting

Senior Iranian officials have said their military presence in Syria is at the invitation of the Assad government and they have no immediate plans to withdraw. The two countries have had strong ties for years. Last month, President Assad said reconstruction was his "top priority" in Syria, where more than 350,000 people have been killed and millio...

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  • Forest fire in area laden with unexploded munitions prompts evacuations near Berlin
Forest fire in area laden with unexploded munitions prompts evacuations near Berlin

Residents of a third evacuated village, Frohnsdorf, were allowed to return home on Friday, but around the villages of Klausdorf and Tiefenbrunnen, the blaze continued to flare up. They are using water-dropping helicopters and water cannons on fire engines to slow the fire in the unsafe areas. Hundreds of firefighters were on the ground in Treue...

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  • Pope keeps silent on abuse claim letter at end of Irish visit
Pope keeps silent on abuse claim letter at end of Irish visit

In an 11-page letter given to conservative Roman Catholic media outlets during the Pope's visit to Ireland , Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano said he had told Francis in 2013 that Cardinal Theodore McCarrick had faced extensive accusations of sexually abusing lower-ranking seminarians and priests.

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  • 6 children killed in fire on Southwest Side: authorities
6 children killed in fire on Southwest Side: authorities

This is a developing story . The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office said the victims have not been identified, and autopsies have not yet been scheduled. 'I can't live without my babies, ' one woman cried. Chicago fire department spokesman Larry Merritt said those killed were all from the same residence.

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  • Here's How John McCain Will Be Memorialized This Week
Here's How John McCain Will Be Memorialized This Week

Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. At the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United State Senate in Dorchester on Sunday, McCain's image was periodically projected on screens as part of a Senate exhibit.

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  • Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband praises Hunt's handling of case
Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband praises Hunt's handling of case

Ratcliffe said his wife, who has denied all charges filed against her in Iran, spent her time with her parents and daughter in Damavand, a mountain resort near Tehran. "She was shivering and shaking and crying - and said: "How can you take me away from my baby, when she needs me"?" "It is cruel. It is beyond cruel".

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  • White House flags back up after McCain death
White House flags back up after McCain death

Senator John McCain's conservative politics mostly didn't conform to the largely progressive bent of MA voters. In 2015, Trump ordered flags lowered at his properties after President Obama failed to do so in respect of five service members killed at a shooting in Tennessee.

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  • United States security advisor says USA might attack Syria again
United States security advisor says USA might attack Syria again

Moscow reacted to Bolton's comments on August 25, warning Washington against "reckless" actions in Syria. He warned against an offensive there, saying that it will cause a "humanitarian catastrophe". Assad and his ally Russian Federation say that no chemical weapons were used by the Syrian military, and that the incidents were staged by rebel group...

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  • Facebook removes accounts associated with Myanmar military
Facebook removes accounts associated with Myanmar military

That's according to a United Nations report that found senior officials responsible. for mass genocide and sex crimes against the Rohingya. carried out by troops under their command. Richard PompeoNorth Korea talks draw fresh scrutiny after canceled meeting South Korea: Delaying Pompeo's trip to North Korea "unfortunate" Trump plays with North K...

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  • Multiple Fatalities After Mass Shooting At Video Game Tournament In Florida
Multiple Fatalities After Mass Shooting At Video Game Tournament In Florida

They say a thorough search is being conducted now, and SWAT is finding many people hiding out in locked areas throughout Jacksonville Landing . Police gather in Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, following the mass shooting Sunday, which killed two people , before the gunman took his own life.

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

Trevor Potter is the president of the Campaign Legal Center and a Republican former chairman of the Federal Election Commission. Cohen was later reimbursed by Trump based on phony invoices for "legal services". But Cohen was never given a prominent spot in the campaign. In his interview with The Post , Davis also hedged on an idea he widely pr...

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