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Americans bid McCain solemn farewell with U.S. Capitol honor

Sep 01, 2018 - 9:56 AM

(UPDATED) President Donald Trump, known to have feuded with the late former senator John McCain, was notably absent from the solemn ceremony in Capitol Rotunda attended by more than 10,000 people

FILE - AUGUST 24, 2018: It was reported in a statement released by his family, Senator John McCain will no longer receive treatment for his brain cancer August 24, 2018. WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 27: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) laughs during a news conference to announce opposition to the so-called skinny repeal of Obamacare at the U.S. Capitol July 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. The Republican senators said they would not support any legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare unless it included a guarantee to go to conference with the House of Representatives. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

McCain takes parting shot at Trump in final message

Aug 28, 2018 - 8:29 AM

'Do not despair of our present difficulties but believe always in the promise and greatness of America, because nothing is inevitable here,' John McCain says, adding that the country 'will get through these challenging times'

LAST MESSAGE. In this file photo, Senator John McCain attends a hearing held by the Senate Armed Services Committee July 7, 2015 in Washington, DC. File photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

Burning in hell: Russian press sheds few tears for McCain

Aug 27, 2018 - 10:38 PM

Accusing the former Navy pilot of lying about being tortured while being held prisoner during the Vietnam War, one popular tabloid concludes with the hope that McCain is now burning in hell

JOHN MCCAIN. Senator John McCain (R- AZ) answers questions after a town hall meeting on October 30, 2009 in Mesa, Arizona. Photo from Shutterstock.

McCain and Trump: No love lost

Aug 26, 2018 - 11:25 AM

A look back on the rocky political clashes between the late senator John Mccain and President Donald Trump

RIVALS. The late United States senator John McCain and Donald Trump have been opposing sides of the political spectrum. Photos from Shutterstock

John McCain, unbridled titan of American politics

Aug 26, 2018 - 9:16 AM

To the end, John McCain remained convinced that America's values should be shared and defended worldwide

U.S. senator John McCain dead at 81

Aug 26, 2018 - 8:36 AM

(UPDATED) 'Senator John Sidney McCain III died at 4:28pm on August 25, 2018. With the senator when he passed were his wife Cindy and their family,' his office says in a statement

JOHN MCCAIN. In this file photo, Senator John McCain laughs during a news conference to announce opposition to the so-called skinny repeal of Obamacare at the U.S. Capitol July 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. File photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP