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# John McCain

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# Old rival
White House wanted warship USS John McCain 'out of sight' during Trump's Japan visit
Trump denied any knowledge of a directive to cover up the ship’s name, as reported by the Wall Street Journal.
# Ohio
Trump says he 'didn't get a thank you' for John McCain's state funeral
Trump was speaking at a rally in Ohio yesterday evening.
# Funeral
Senator John McCain ends 81-year journey with burial at Naval Academy
McCain died on 25 August from brain cancer.
# Memorial
'America was always great': McCain memorial tributes echo with criticism of Trump
Barack Obama and George W Bush are among those speaking about the senator during today’s service.
# Memorial
Joe Biden eulogises late friend John McCain as 'giant among all of us'
John McCain’s remains will lie in state in the US Capitol tomorrow, followed by a funeral service on Saturday.
# Arizona
Final farewells to John McCain as former US senator lies in state
A private ceremony will be held this morning at the Arizona State Capitol Museum rotunda, where McCain will lie in state.
# grudge
The feud between John McCain and Donald Trump has continued even after the senator's death
McCain has take a shot at Trumpian policies in a farewell statement to US citizens.
# American hero
Obama and Bush to speak at funeral of John McCain... but Trump not expected to attend
A number of memorial services are due to take place for the former senator this week.
# from navy to senate
How John McCain became a titan of US politics
His father and grandfather were both four-star admirals in the US Navy.
# Obituary
US senator and former presidential candidate John McCain has died aged 81
The veteran politician is survived by his wife Cindy and seven children.
# family statement
Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment
The 81-year-old was diagnosed last year.
# weekend interview
'A plane flying into a mountain' - the man who advised Bush and McCain is very worried about the Republican party
John Weaver has advised George Bush Sr and John McCain. He’s a Republican to the core. He’s never seen anything like Donald Trump.
'A low point': Widespread condemnation in the US following Helsinki summit
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats distanced himself from his boss in the White House.
# Alabama
Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment
Paul Ryan, Jeff Sessions and John McCain have all called on Moore to drop out of the Senate race in Alabama.
# healthcare bill
'A horrible, horrible thing': Trump slams McCain for blocking Obamacare repeal
McCain’s opposition is likely to doom the effort to repeal.
# health law
Trump says 'let Obamacare implode' after crushing defeat in the Senate
Three Republican Senators voted with Democrats to defeat the measure.
# healthcare vote
McCain: 'We are not the president's subordinates. We are his equal'
John McCain received a standing ovation from his colleagues as he entered the chamber.
# Healthcare
John McCain returns to Washington after blood clot surgery to vote on Obamacare
The 80-year-old senator has been diagnosed with brain cancer.
# Washington
Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer
McCain has been one of the more moderate Republican voices in Washington DC during the first six months of Donald Trump’s presidency.
# Clapper
John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election
The US intelligence community has said Moscow interfered to help Republican Donald Trump win.
# return of the neocons
Donald Trump's foreign policy is risky and disturbing - says the man who planned the Iraq War
Meanwhile, Sarah Palin has warned of “massive disappointment” if Trump backs away from his policy of mass deportation.
# John McCain
Former Republican candidate roasts Trump over treatment of parents who lost son in Iraq
John McCain says he can not “emphasise enough how strongly I disagree” with Trump’s statement regarding Khizr and Ghazala Khan.
# ukraine crisis
Welcome to Russia... Putin plans firework display to mark Crimea accession
The Russian President has signed off on legislation to absorb Crimea into Russia. He says he will holding off on any return punitive measures, following the announcement of US sanctions.
# Protests
"America stands with you," John McCain tells Ukraine protesters
The EU has suspended historic partnership talks with Ukraine today as 200,000 protesters gathered in Kiev.
# Budget 2014
US senators welcome Irish tax reforms
The two US senators, one a former presidential candidate, say that Ireland should “close the door” on tax abuses.
# Syria
John McCain says he is more "Pro-Russian" than Putin
He also criticises Putin for siding with the Syrian government in an article which hits back at the Russian President following his own New York Times opinion piece.
Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?
A Republican candidate’s surprise take of the senate seat left vacant by Ted Kennedy’s death in 2010 shook Obama’s administration – now, with the same seat up for grabs, Sam McNally wonders if the president has anything to fear this time around.
# Talking tax
Taoiseach: I didn't raise US senate claim that Ireland is a tax haven with Obama
Enda Kenny met with Barack Obama at the G8 summit in Lough Erne this week but did not raise recent US Senate committee claims about Ireland being a tax haven for Apple.
# Syria
Barack Obama has decided it's time to send weapons to Syrian rebels
Associated Press reports that the White House has reached a view that the Syrian crisis requires greater intervention by western powers.
# Talking tax
Senators insists Ireland IS a tax haven, despite ambassador’s letter
Carl Levin and John McCain have dismissed the Irish ambassador’s account of Ireland’s corporate tax system.
# Tax avoidance
US Senate: Irish tax havens are leaving US children without education
Corporate giant Apple transferred 64 per cent of its income to Irish subsidiaries.
# Hollyhill Industrial Estate
Ireland is Apple's 'Holy Grail of tax avoidance'
The firm pays just two per cent tax on profits in Ireland but has denied using any “tax gimmicks”.
# Illegal Irish
Blow to hopes of illegal Irish as immigration officers slam bill
The union representing immigration service employees say proposals to reform US immigration ‘will damage public safety’.
# wonkery
VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads
From Eisenhower to Obama versus Romney, this video shows how campaign videos have changed (and how a lot has remained the same…)
# US 2012
Nobel Prizes and Viagra: Here's what happens to US presidential election losers
Winning Nobel Prizes, making Viagra ads, and playing ‘Mitt Romney’ – just some of what the losers of past US presidential elections have done and what might await Romney or Obama on Wednesday morning.
# Palin Withdrawals
8 things we're really missing from the 2012 US Presidential Election
There hasn’t been much election fever spreading from America this year. We have some theories.
# US 2012
Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions
The Republican National Convention gets under way in Tampa, Florida this week as Mitt Romney accepts the party’s nomination for the presidency. Here’s how previous conventions have unfolded…
# Veep-ers Jeepers
McCain defends picking Palin after Dick Cheney criticism
The 2008 Republican nominee defends his vice-presidential pick after the last Republican VP slates her credentials.
# Syria
Video: Assad remains defiant in TV interview as Annan arrives in Syria
“A president shouldn’t run away from a challenge, and we have a national challenge in Syria now,” Syrian president Bashar Assad said in a defiant interview with German television last night.
# Syria
Syria: Defiant Assad vows to carry on fight against 'foreign-backed terrorism'
The military crackdown has turned to southern Daraa province, where the uprising began a year ago as pro-Assad troops shelled a village there and clashed with military defectors.