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FILE PHOTO- John McCain listens as he is introduced at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina, October 2008. REUTERS-Brian Snyder

Seven facts about US Senator John McCain

John McCain, who died on Saturday, spent more than five years as a prisoner of war and more than three decades in the U.S. Senate representing Arizona, earning a reputation as a maverick who did not always follow the Republican Party line.

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[file] Former South African president Jacob Zuma appears at the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on April 6, 2018, during for a brief preliminary hearing on corruption charges linked to a multi-billion dollar 1990s arms deal./ AFP PHOTO / POOL / Nic BOTHMA

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