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World Larry Fitzgerald Speaks at John McCain's Memorial Service
Author: 0 Larry Fitzgerald Speaks at John McCain's Memorial Service

He will be buried on Sunday at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, from which he graduated in 1958. Her dad goes after me, hammer and tong. McCain was "a man of conviction, a man of state", Ryan said. Trump, meanwhile, left the White House in the presidential motorcade shortly after 10:30 a.m., as the service was underway.

World Suspects detained over death of rebel leader in Ukraine
Author: 0 Suspects detained over death of rebel leader in Ukraine

Rebel and Russian news reports say the separatists' "finance minister" Alexander Timofeyev was wounded in the blast at the Separ cafe that killed Zakharchenko. "There is every reason to believe that the Kiev regime is behind his murder", Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said, referring to the capital of Ukraine.

World Trump volunteer blocks photojournalist's camera during rally
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In a post on Twitter, Niall Collins said: "The strong bonds that tie both Ireland and the United States are crucial to our country's future prosperity". "We're calling on Irish people to tell our Government to cancel this visit; and for them to demonstrate in never-before-seen numbers should they fail to do so", they added.

World Iran's legislature grills embattled Rouhani on economic policy
Author: 0 Iran's legislature grills embattled Rouhani on economic policy

Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei clearly stated that the nuclear deal was just a different means of trying to resolve the countries economy but not the goal of achieving this stability. But they were dissatisfied by his answers on the nosediving Iranian rial (IRR), high unemployment of 12.5%, soaring prices and why there had been a lack of financial reforms.

World Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker cancels Prophet cartoon contest
Author: 0 Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker cancels Prophet cartoon contest

The planned contest sparked angry protests in Pakistan and a death threat this week from a 26-year-old man, reportedly a Pakistani, who was arrested Tuesday in The Hague. In Pakistan, thousands of people angered over Wilders' plans marched towards the capital, Islamabad , on Thursday. Wilders founded the Party for Freedom in 2006, and it is now the third-largest party in the Dutch House of Representatives, with 20 out of 150 seats.

World Kenyan president stumbles over ‘bicycle guy’ Boris Johnson
Author: 0 Kenyan president stumbles over ‘bicycle guy’ Boris Johnson

Kenya and Britain on Thursday signed an agreement to repatriate proceeds of crime and corruption stashed away in Britain's jurisdictions. Not happy with being one of the most powerful people in the world, Prime Minister Theresa May is looking to add dancing queen to her title.

World Nazanin has panic attack after return to jail in Iran
Author: 0 Nazanin has panic attack after return to jail in Iran

Richard Ratcliffe was speaking after a "cruel" week that saw his wife released for three days to spend time with their daughter, Gabriella - the first contact between the pair in more than two years - only to be recalled to jail. It's been such a whirlwind this past few days, just keeping up with events. Mr Ratcliffe said that she had been complaining of headaches and that she had been "feeling down".

World Trump insider and National Enquirer exec leaving Postmedia board of directors
Author: 0 Trump insider and National Enquirer exec leaving Postmedia board of directors

Well, if the New York Times' latest scoop is to be believed, Trump was keenly aware that the Enquirer had stuff on him going back nearly four decades . The move by Trump and Cohen indicated just how concerned they were about all the information amassed by the company, American Media, and its chairman, David Pecker , a loyal Trump ally of two decades who has cooperated with investigators.

World European Union recommends abolishing daylight time
Author: 0 European Union recommends abolishing daylight time

Trump's remarks cast doubt on the longevity of an agreement struck this summer with EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, meant to stave off a broader trade war between the USA and Europe after the United States president imposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminium earlier this year.

World Chelsea Manning to be barred from Australia, event organizer says
Author: 0 Chelsea Manning to be barred from Australia, event organizer says

Think Inc . said it had given the government more than 10 letters of support from individuals and organizations who support Manning's entry to Australia". Prime Minister Scott Morrison told AP that the decision was Coleman's, who took office on Tuesday. Her actions made Manning a hero to anti-war and anti-secrecy activists but USA establishment figures branded her a traitor.

World Putin softens raising of retirement age in rare TV address
Author: 0 Putin softens raising of retirement age in rare TV address

The initial announcement was made at the same time as the World Cup in Russia began, prompting criticism that the Russian government was trying to bury bad news. "I am very much disappointed in the authorities in principle", she said. The government's plan to raise the retirement age initially was announced by the government in June on the first day of the World Cup in Russian Federation, when the attention of most of the country was focused on soccer.

World Judge orders NJ couple to turn over money raised for homeless man
Author: 0 Judge orders NJ couple to turn over money raised for homeless man

Johnny Bobbitt received a haircut due to the generosity of Kate McClure, who raised more than $360,000 after Bobbitt helped her on the side of the road. The money will be transferred to an account controlled by Mr Bobbitt's lawyers but can not be used until the judge determines how it will be managed.

World John McCain honoured in Washington
Author: 0 John McCain honoured in Washington

President Donald Trump was missing from the ceremony, a result of the animosity between the two men that lingered even after the Arizona senator's death on Saturday from brain cancer . Conspicuously missing: Trump, who was not invited. An honor guard of U.S. Capitol Police will then stand vigil overnight. Aides tapped away at their computers in the West Wing as McCain's services were carried live on wall-mounted televisions.

World Justice Dept. lawyer was told Russia had 'Trump over a barrel'
Author: 0 Justice Dept. lawyer was told Russia had 'Trump over a barrel'

It is not clear from the report why Mr. Steele, who compiled and distributed the salacious anti-Trump dossier that started the Russian Federation probe, believed Russian Federation had the influence over Trump. They said he was being stripped of his associate deputy attorney post as part of a planned internal reshuffling, people familiar with Ohr's account told the AP.

World Mueller investigation 'illegal' says US President Donald Trump
Author: 0 Mueller investigation 'illegal' says US President Donald Trump

Mr Sessions, in a rare rebuttal, responded that he took control of the department the day he became attorney general and would not allow it to be "improperly influenced by political considerations". Others, however, have warned Trump against removing Sessions. Much attention has been given to the fact that Sessions has recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation rather than end it, and defends the independence of the Justice Department against Trump's desire to take political ...

World Florida Democrats Kick Off Countdown To November Election In Orlando
Author: 0 Florida Democrats Kick Off Countdown To November Election In Orlando

It's a complete 180 from the man who helped propel Ron DeSantis to the Republican nomination: the president himself, whose policies DeSantis has fully embraced . Arpaio, the former Maricopa county sheriff, was only able to run because Trump pardoned him after he was convicted of violating a federal court order to stop racially profiling Latinos.

World U.S. Justice Department backs discrimination suit against Harvard
Author: 0 U.S. Justice Department backs discrimination suit against Harvard

After Republican President Donald Trump took office past year, the Justice Department began investigating whether Harvard's policies are discriminatory because they limit Asian-Americans' acceptance. The Statement of Interest was filed in an ongoing case in federal court in MA. Harvard does not discriminate against applicants from any group, and will continue to vigorously defend the legal right of every college and university to consider race as one factor among many in college ...

World Public works committee withdraws Expropriation Bill to 'avoid running a parallel process'
Author: 0 Public works committee withdraws Expropriation Bill to 'avoid running a parallel process'

Saunderson-Meyer noted that even though statistics on farm murders were shrouded in uncertainty, "according to some studies being a white farmer in South Africa is more unsafe than being a police officer". "That bill will give more clarity on how South Africans should deal with the land question and the property issues that today still favour the minority at the expense of the majority of South Africans, in particular black people".

World Longtime US Senator and war hero John McCain lies in state
Author: 0 Longtime US Senator and war hero John McCain lies in state

Family members watched in silence as uniformed military members removed the senator's flag-draped casket from the black hearse and carried it into the North Phoenix Baptist for a commemoration featuring Vice President Joe Biden and other dignitaries.

World Gaza children open school year amid major budget United Nations crunch
Author: 0 Gaza children open school year amid major budget United Nations crunch

The decision underscored the influence of Kushner and Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, who have overcome resistance to the cuts from the Pentagon, the USA intelligence community, and the State Department under the leadership of former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

World Four killed in bus crash in US
Author: 0 Four killed in bus crash in US

They said passengers were transported to a hospital and a phone number was set up for family members seeking more information about people who were aboard the bus. Another motorist described the scene of the deadly bus crash as chaotic, with people screaming and passengers on the ground. He says he came across the driver of the semi sitting on the shoulder of the highway and that the driver told him that one of his front tires had burst, forcing the truck to veer into oncoming traffic, where ...

World New Mexico compound defendants released
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Prosecutors could still seek charges for the three - Lucas Morton, Subhannah Wahhaj and Hujrah Wahha - by asking a grand jury to indict them but offered no immediate indication on how they would proceed. "The actions yesterday by the district judges do not affect our continuing efforts to prosecute the individuals as charged originally", Eighth Judicial District Attorney Donald Gallegos said in a statement on Thursday.

World Russian Federation to hold major naval drills in Mediterranean, TASS agency reports
Author: 0 Russian Federation to hold major naval drills in Mediterranean, TASS agency reports

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said major naval drills, due to begin on Saturday, were justified by events in Syria. Idlib, which borders Turkey , is home to almost three million people, up to half of whom are rebels and civilians transferred en masse from other territory that has fallen to Syrian troops after intense assaults, AFP reported .