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McCain returns to US Capitol one last time as colleagues say goodbye

McCain returns to US Capitol one last time as colleagues say goodbye

Twenty-four sitting USA senators and four former senators attended the church service, according to McCain's office. "He had America's fighting spirit", McConnell said. Billy Endress, a 71-year-old Vietnam veteran from Clinton, New Jersey, was among those in line to say goodbye to McCain. The procession's pause at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial , where his wife is expected to lay a wreath, will highlight McCain's military service and his more than five years as a prisoner of war.


Canada trade talks on revised NAFTA break up without deal

Canada trade talks on revised NAFTA break up without deal

He also said any deal with Canada would be " totally on our terms ". Trump confirmed the authenticity of the remarks in an afternoon tweet. "Wow, I made OFF THE RECORD COMMENTS to Bloomberg concerning Canada, and this powerful understanding was BLATANTLY VIOLATED ", Trump wrote on Twitter.


U.S. will 'cut all funds to United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees'

U.S. will 'cut all funds to United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees'

The U.S. supplies almost 30 percent of the total budget of the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, which provides health care, education and social services to Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called the decision from the Trump administration an attempt to put pressure on Palestinian authorities.


Pres. Trump: Sessions' Job Is Safe Until At Least The November Midterms

Pres. Trump: Sessions' Job Is Safe Until At Least The November Midterms

Asked in the Bloomberg News interview whether he would comply if Mueller issued a subpoena for him to appear for questioning, Trump said, "I'll see what happens". Former National Security Agency head James Clapper predicted Friday that President Donald Trump is "prepping the battlefield" for action to counter the legal probes that have bedeviled his term after the November elections.


Taos DA plans to refile charges in compound case

Taos DA plans to refile charges in compound case

The five adults responsible for running a compound that was training school shooters had their child abuse charges dropped against them after prosecutors failed to meet a deadline , allowing three of the five to be released from prison. Although not involved in the case, Taos County Judge Jeff McCelroy lamented: "There was no excuse and no reason why the District Attorney's office could not have requested these preliminary hearings".


Housing funds for Puerto Ricans who fled Hurricane Maria must end

Housing funds for Puerto Ricans who fled Hurricane Maria must end

Ricardo Rossello. Ricardo Roselló, who commissioned the study, said he would increase the official death toll from 64 to 2,975. A new assessment conducted by researchers from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health has prompted the US government to raise the official Hurricane Maria death toll from 64 to 2 ,975.