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Senator McCain’s colleagues pay last respect as body arrives in Washington

Americans prepared Friday to honour the late national icon John McCain, whose remains were to lay in state in the US Capitol as part of a momentous sendoff for the warrior-turned-politician.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 28, 2008 Republican presidential hopeful Senator John McCain addresses a press conference in Beverly Hills, California, May 28, 2008.US senator John McCain, a celebrated war hero known for reaching across the aisle in an increasingly divided America, died August 25, 2018 after losing a battle to brain cancer, his office said. He was 81. "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 said in a statement. "At his death, he had served the United States of America faithfully for 60 years." / AFP PHOTO / Gabriel BOUYS

John McCain’s body to lie in state at Arizona state capitol

The body of John McCain, who endured five and half years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam and went on to become a lion of the U.S. Senate and a two-time Republican candidate for president, will lie in state on Wednesday in the Arizona state capitol.

Reverend Billy Graham being laid to rest at North Carolina home

The late Reverend Billy Graham, spearhead of an evangelical Christian movement that touched millions worldwide and who provided spiritual counsel to several US presidents, returned to his North Carolina home for good Friday.

Donald Trump: America a nation sustained by prayer

U.S. President Donald Trump has paid tributes to Americans who had always prayed for the country, declaring that America is a nation that is sustained by prayer.

Cancer: 28 African countries have no single radiotherapy machine – UN agency

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has decried the lack of a single radiotherapy machine for cancer treatment in 28 African countries.

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