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04 September, 2018, 12:54
Vice President Mike Pence lavishly praised the "lifetime of service" of the late senator John McCain during a speech Thursday to a veterans' group that had criticized President Donald Trump this week for not immediately issuing a proclamation to lower USA flags in the senator's honor.
While several social media users suggested that Meghan McCain was glaring mainly because Pence mentioned Trump in his speech, Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin went into further detail, writing that the senator's daughter might have been specifically reacting to Pence being a "spineless" representative of the president, who has yet to publicly condemn his controversial statements and actions.
"The President asked me to be here on behalf of a grateful nation to pay a debt of honour and respect to a man who served our country throughout his life in uniform and in public office and it's my great honour to be here".
"It is deeply humbling to stand before you today at the United States Capitol to commemorate the life and service of an American patriot", Pence said.
Pence then praised McCain's service in Congress, calling him "one of the most unwavering advocates of our Armed Forces to ever serve".
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Mario Mandzukic bagged a goal and an assist to inspire Juventus to a 2-1 win over Parma in Serie A on Saturday night. Juve were drawn against Valencia and Young Boys along with Mourinho's men in Group H.
Pence, who has lengthy described himself as a "Christian, a conservative and a Republican - in that expose", also defended his religion in February after one among the co-hosts of the ABC daytime talk order The Check cracked that Pence is mentally in miserable health if he thinks Jesus is talking to him.
This side eye Meghan McCain is giving Mike Pence.
"After the dinner, John, who was more than 20 years older than me, walked up, put his hand on my shoulder and said, 'Mike, we have a few more meetings tonight. John McCain was such a man", Pence said in the Capitol Rotunda, standing before congressional leaders, military brass and government officials. "Meghan McCain's glare was an appropriate reaction to Pence's hypocrisy", said Rubin.
The ceremony was just the latest in a week's worth of them for the statesman, former prisoner of war and two-time presidential candidate. Burial at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, is scheduled to take place Sunday.
The ISS crew are now working with engineers on the ground to decide if a "more robust " fix will be necessary, the BBC says. Russian space officials have said that the puncture was caused by a micrometeoroid , but NASA has not confirmed this.
People in Kobe reported on Twitter that the wind was shaking their apartment buildings and ripping branches off trees. Jebi is the latest weather front to batter Japan, which has also been sweating through a record and deadly heatwave.
The introduction of bitcoin futures, for example, was presumably one of the reasons why it rose sharply for a short time. Cboe would be basing its futures on Gemini's underlying market, people familiar with the situation said .
The SUV then attempts to avoid a police spike strip draped across the road, but it catches and pops the vehicle's front left tyre. In the incident, which occurred in June, a woman led police on a chase ending in a auto crash, all with a baby in tow.
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick featured as part of Nike's 30th anniversary of the "Just do it" marketing campaign. Mr Trump described players like Kaepernick who knelt for the anthem as "sons of b******" who should be fired.
But the military has acknowledged the killing of the 10 Rohingya men and boys at Inn Din after arresting the Reuters reporters. They had told the court they were arrested after being invited to dinner by police in Yangon , who handed them documents.
India's GDP expansion is back on track after a rocky start to economic reforms implemented by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Construction is the second most sector that recorded a rise of 8.7 percent in Q1-FY19 as against 1.8 percent in Q1-FY18.
State officials say one person has died from Legionnaires' Disease as an outbreak in Hampton continues to grow. The Centers for Disease Control is assisting state health officials in confirming the source of the outbreak.
Sharia law enforcement officers in Terengganu identified the two women attempting to engage in sexual acts in a auto in April. Malaysia's religious minister Mujahid Yusuf later said the government does not support the promotion of LGBT+ culture.
Another priceless artifact, a 5.5-ton meteorite discovered in Brazil in 1784, was also housed within the museum. The cause of the fire, which broke out around 2230 GMT, is not yet known, according to local media.
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Coronado, 47, was described as a 5-foot-4 Hispanic male who has a moustache, brown eyes, brown hair and sometimes wears glasses. Once inside the vehicle , the man punched her in the face and she lost consciousness, the Associated Press reports.
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She faces Cîrstea, who was nearly beaten by American Alison Riske, before making a comeback to beat Riske 7-5 in the decider. He will now face Sandgren, whom he destroyed in the first round at Wimbledon - the only time they've faced each other.
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And isolated maximum amounts of 8 inches of rain were possible over the southern Florida peninsula, according to the NHC. At the time, peak sustained winds were 45 miles per hour , but wind gusts were in the 50 mph-to-60 miles per hour range.
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And until he is cleared, until he is deemed 100 percent ready to play competitive, tackle football, Wentz will not play. As of Monday, the Eagles had kept Wentz and Foles off limits to the media for almost two full weeks.
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Suarez had offered the spot-kick to Messi who was on his hat-trick, but he declined and the Uruguayan duly obliged. But he also says he rarely watches a whole match, instead preferring just to see the highlights within a game.