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Private Burial Service Concludes Week of McCain Tributes Private Burial Service Concludes Week of McCain Tributes
- September 03, 2018

Traffic stood still along the procession's route all the way to the U.S. Naval Academy where hundreds more people waited for a glimpse of the late senator who died August 25 of brain cancer. Graham also recounted his memories of McCain during an appearance on the show. Mr Bush, a Republican, and Mr Obama, a Democrat, spoke during the service at Mr McCain's request. (more...)
Truck found in Phoenix Amber Alert case, boys still missing Truck found in Phoenix Amber Alert case, boys still missing
- September 03, 2018

The mother and a man were both killed according to police who identified the victims Saturday afternoon as Oralia Nunez, 24, and Omar Gonzalez, 34. Police are searching for the shooter who is on the loose. Phoenix police Sgt. Armando Carbajal said 8-year-old Victor Nunez-Coronado and 5-year-old Jonathan Nunez-Coronado were taken from the trailer home by their father , Dimas Coronado, after he shot and killed Nunez and Gonzalez. (more...)
Australian filmmaker jailed six years for Cambodia 'espionage' Australian filmmaker jailed six years for Cambodia 'espionage'
- September 03, 2018

The charges mushroomed from there. The prosecution had accused Ricketson of working as a filmmaker in Cambodia for years as a front for spying. Australian filmmaker James Ricketson (L) exits a prison vehicle as he arrives at court to hear his verdict in Phnom Penh. (more...)
Washington pays tribute to John McCain as daughter Meghan attacks Trump's rhetoric Washington pays tribute to John McCain as daughter Meghan attacks Trump's rhetoric
- September 03, 2018

My wife tells the story of when her father was drafted during World War II. McCain instead chose former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. Many of those replying agreed with McCain, echoing her sentiments about America's being great. He was a Navy pilot and spent five-and-a-half years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam. "I find it contemptible that the McCain family couldn't seat them in a better, more respectable section". (more...)
Father, 3 children found dead after kayak capsizes near Apostle Islands Father, 3 children found dead after kayak capsizes near Apostle Islands
- September 03, 2018

The woman knew that her sister and family had been vacationing on Madeline Island. The vacation on Madeline Island in Lake Superior was supposed to be their last hurrah before school started. The Ashland and Bayfield county sheriff's offices and coroners are continuing to investigate. She had then turned to catch up with them, but couldn't find them. (more...)
Canada pushes to save NAFTA dispute panels amid United States objection
- September 03, 2018

Trump threatened this week that he might pull his country out of the WTO altogether. With free trade talks between Canada, the United States and Mexico on hold for the weekend, U.S. Canadian officials accused the USA side of refusing to offer concessions. That sentiment appeared validated Friday morning when the Toronto Star published comments Trump had made in which he told Bloomberg journalists that negotiations to rework NAFTA would take place only on his terms. (more...)
Myanmar Court Sentences Reuters Reporters to Seven Years in Prison Myanmar Court Sentences Reuters Reporters to Seven Years in Prison
- September 03, 2018

Wa Lone, left, and Kyaw Soe Oo were accused of possessing secret government papers and charged under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act. Press freedom advocates, the United Nations, the European Union and countries including the United States, Canada and Australia had called for the Reuters journalists' acquittal. (more...)
Will Trump's 2016 'Lyin' Ted' Tweets Doom Cruz Reelection Chances? Will Trump's 2016 'Lyin' Ted' Tweets Doom Cruz Reelection Chances?
- September 03, 2018

For his part, Cruz once called Trump "a sniveling coward". A few months later, Cruz backed down and endorsed Trump . Since then, the two have become close political allies. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton. As the senate race in Texas between Cruz and democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke grows more heated (new polls show O'Rourke trailing by just 1 percent), the GOP is sending Donald Trump to endorse Cruz at one of his rallies at, according to Trump, "the biggest stadium in ... (more...)
In U-turn, Trump lowers WHouse flag for McCain In U-turn, Trump lowers WHouse flag for McCain
- September 03, 2018

The viewing was originally set to last until 8 p.m., but the family said they would allow people to say their goodbyes past that time. Mr McCain was a frequent critic of Mr Trump on everything from his leadership style to his Russian Federation policy. (more...)
Abandoned 'ghost ship' found off Myanmar coast Abandoned 'ghost ship' found off Myanmar coast
- September 03, 2018

The rusty Sam Rataulangi PB 1600 freighter was discovered by fishermen in the Gulf of Maraban, about 7 miles off the coast near Yangon, the largest city in Burma, which is called Myanmar by its ruling junta. When crew members were questioned, they told the Navy they had left Jakarta on August 13 for the ship-breaking factory in Bangladesh. The ship's location was last recorded off the coast of Taiwan in 2009, and this is the first reported instance of an abandoned ship appearing in ... (more...)
Myanmar rejects 'false allegations' in United Nations genocide report Myanmar rejects 'false allegations' in United Nations genocide report
- September 03, 2018

But on what grounds? Or as Aung San Suu Kyi puts it, Myanmar is constructing a nation "founded on a lasting unity created out of diversity". "It seems Myanmar is consistently not cooperating with Bangladesh", Delwar Hossain, the director of the East Asia Center and Center for Genocide Studies at the University of Dhaka, told BenarNews. (more...)
Private service to be held for McCain before burial at Naval Academy
- September 03, 2018

The body of John McCain arrived on Sunday at the U.S. Naval Academy, where the Vietnam War hero, Arizona senator and presidential candidate will be buried in a cemetery on the grounds of the school where he graduated six decades ago. "If you say something bad about her dad, you will know it, whether you are the janitor or the president of the United States", Graham said. A private ceremony was held at 2 p.m. (more...)
Judge: Feds can end housing for Puerto Rican evacuees Judge: Feds can end housing for Puerto Rican evacuees
- September 03, 2018

District Judge Timothy Hillman in Worcester, Massachusetts, rejected an advocacy group's request to stop federal officials from cutting off the aid to people who fled the massive September 2017 storm that killed nearly 3,000 people and destroyed homes and infrastructure across the island. (more...)
President Responds to Trump Bashing at McCain Funeral President Responds to Trump Bashing at McCain Funeral
- September 03, 2018

Meghan, a host on ABC's The View , has been a vocal supporter and defender of her father - including taking on President Donald Trump's repeated attacks on McCain. America does not boast because she has no need. "The America of John McCain is generous and welcoming and bold". The president made clear he resented McCain's thumbs-down vote previous year that sank the Republican attempt to repeal national health care. (more...)
Shooting before Ice Cube concert leaves deputy wounded, gunman 'down' (WARNING: GRAPHIC) Shooting before Ice Cube concert leaves deputy wounded, gunman 'down' (WARNING: GRAPHIC)
- September 03, 2018

Gunfire rang out during the 10th and final televised horse race at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club on Sunday evening. Several Twitter users shared clips of television coverage of the race by horse racing network TVG, in which the sound of gunfire is audible and an announcer is heard shouting, "There is gunfire at the track". (more...)
Esteemed Rio de Janeiro museum goes up in flames Esteemed Rio de Janeiro museum goes up in flames
- September 03, 2018

Firefighters worked to put out the blaze at the esteemed National Museum in northern Rio, which houses artefacts from Egypt, Greco-Roman art and some of the first fossils found in Brazil. '200 years of work, research and knowledge have been lost. It is not yet clear if anyone has been injured in Sunday's fire. The museum is Brazil's oldest. (more...)
Former Australian PM Turnbull resigns from parliament as govt loses majority Former Australian PM Turnbull resigns from parliament as govt loses majority
- September 03, 2018

Mr Smith said he was now considering possible dates for the Wentworth by-election. Malcolm has been a dear and close friend of me for a very long period of time and has served his country well and grandly. Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull this week abandoned his former colleagues in the battle for his blue-ribbon seat of Wentworth . The Wentworth by-election, which is expected to be held in October, will be hotly contested both in terms of Liberal Party preselection and the ... (more...)
Nicaragua Expels United Nations Team After Report Critical Of The Government Nicaragua Expels United Nations Team After Report Critical Of The Government
- September 03, 2018

The mission of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in the country has confirmed crimes under global law and serious human rights violations and has offered the government, in its report, a series of solutions that should be implemented immediately, in addition to those already suggested by other human rights organizations and bodies". (more...)
Germany suspends two officers for performing illegal Nazi salute Germany suspends two officers for performing illegal Nazi salute
- September 03, 2018

At least nine people have been injured as thousands of opponents and supporters of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's immigration policy marched through the eastern city of Chemnitz after a wave of racist violence that followed a knife killing. (more...)
Bloomberg Journos Didn't Leak Trump Comments, Toronto Star Reporter Says
- September 03, 2018

Trump, earlier Saturday, characterized NAFTA as " one of the WORST Trade Deals ever made " and cautioned that if Canada could reach an agreement with USA trade negotiators, the country would be left out of a possible trade pact. Canadian trade officials, understandably, were not thrilled. Trump is attempting to get a new NAFTA deal signed before current President Enrique Peña Nieto leaves office December 1. (more...)
Suspected MS-13 member raped girl, 11, in her bedroom, police say Suspected MS-13 member raped girl, 11, in her bedroom, police say
- September 03, 2018

Police, however, were able to obtain images of the suspect through video surveillance footage. No charges have been filed. The girl's parents called 9-1-1 after hearing her scream. Ayala was charged Saturday night with sexually motivated burglary and first-degree rape. He reportedly has no prior criminal record. The crime shocked residents in the girl's tidy neighborhood of two- and three-story homes. (more...)
Mollie Tibbetts' father decries using her as 'pawn' Mollie Tibbetts' father decries using her as 'pawn'
- September 03, 2018

I encourage the debate on immigration; there is great merit in its reasonable outcome. "But do not appropriate Mollie's soul in advancing views she believed were profoundly racist". "To suggest otherwise is a lie", he wrote. That you've been beset by the circumstances of Mollie's death is wrong. Surveillance video led to the identification of a vehicle belonging to Rivera, and an investigation determined that he was one of the last people to see Mollie Tibbetts alive, police said. (more...)
USA cancels Pakistan aid over militant record USA cancels Pakistan aid over militant record
- September 03, 2018

The Coalition Support Fund is meant to reimburse the Pakistani military for counterterrorism efforts. If Congress approves the latest announced suspension, the United States would withhold a total of US$800 million that had earlier been earmarked for Pakistan's defense forces, the reports said. (more...)
New York attorney general: No backing down on Trump lawsuit New York attorney general: No backing down on Trump lawsuit
- September 03, 2018

Former state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sued President Trump's family foundation out of personal hatred and used the litigation as a prop to boost his own campaign fund-raising, according to the lawyer for the charity. Schneiderman ordered the foundation to stop fundraising in NY. The lawsuit filed in a NY state court in Manhattan seeks to dissolve the Trump foundation, recoup $2.8 million, and ban Trump and his children Donald Jr., Eric and Ivanka from leadership roles in NY ... (more...)
Hundreds escape Libya prison amid deadly clashes in Tripoli Hundreds escape Libya prison amid deadly clashes in Tripoli
- September 03, 2018

The country is now governed by rival authorities in the Libyan capital and in the east, each side backed by various militias. Dozens of other people are reported to have been wounded. The Governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States strongly condemn the continued escalation of violence in and around Tripoli that has caused many casualties and continues to endanger the lives of innocent civilians. (more...)

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