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Trump nixes statement praising McCain: A.M. News Links

August 27, 2018

Trump nixes statement praising McCain: A.M. News Links

Featured news

Trump rejected plans for a White House statement praising McCain (Washington Post)

McCain requested Obama and George W. Bush deliver eulogies at funeral (CBS News)

How Arizona will fill John McCain’s seat -- and who might fill it (CNN)

Explosive letter claims Pope Francis helped cover up Cardinal McCarrick sex abuse (NBC News) 

Trump misstates approval rating in latest poll (The Hill)

National news

8 children killed in pre-dawn fire in apartment building in Chicago (ABC News)

3 dead, including suspect, in mass shooting at Jacksonville Landing (Florida Times-Union)

Tropical Storm Lane spares Hawaii, but dumps at least 4 feet of rain (CBS News)

Funeral held for slain jogger Mollie Tibbetts as her little brother and other athletes honor her (ABC News)

Student gun control advocates gather outside Smith & Wesson (Boston Globe)

World news

North Korea newspaper blasts ‘double-dealing’ U.S. after Pompeo’s trip canceled (Reuters)

North Korea grants humanitarian release to Japanese tourist (BBC)

U.S. and Mexico close to reaching NAFTA deal, sources say (Fox News)

World Court hears Iran lawsuit to have U.S. sanctions lifted (Reuters)

British-Iranian woman accused of spying returns to prison in Iran (CNN)

Leader of ISIS affiliate in Afghanistan killed in U.S. drone strike, officials say (Fox News)

Myanmar Reuters journalists’ verdict delayed by judge’s health (BBC)

Iran’s finance minister Masoud Karbasian impeached (Al Jazeera)

Zimbabwe election: Mnangagwa vows ‘brighter tomorrow’ (BBC)

Colombian anti-corruption referendum fails to meet quorum (Reuters)

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