?Give it hell, John?: Family, colleagues and former foes wish McCain well
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Philippine police arrest 43 foreigners for kidnap of Singapore woman
By Karen Lema MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine police said on Thursday they had arrested 43 foreigners for kidnapping a Singaporean woman at a casino resort in the capital, highlighting security concerns that have scared high-stakes gamblers away from Manila. Police said the gang, including people from China and Southeast Asia, was believed to be a loan-shark syndicate targeting foreign high-rollers, with 11 similar cases reported since 2015. The Philippines is one of the fastest-growing casino hubs in Asia, after Macau and Singapore, with the opening of several resorts over the past two years.
In surrealist twist, Dali exhumed in paternity lawsuit
FIGUERES, Spain (AP) ? Salvador Dali's eccentric artistic and personal history has taken yet another bizarre turn with the exhumation of his embalmed remains in order to find genetic samples that could settle whether one of the founding figures of surrealism fathered a girl decades ago.
Germany cannot scare Turkey with 'threats': Erdogan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday told Germany it cannot scare Ankara with threats, in an escalating row over a wave of arrests that prompted Berlin to step up warnings to German tourists and investors. "They (Germany) cannot scare us with these threats, they should know this," Erdogan said in a speech in Istanbul. "You (Germany) do not have the power to smear Turkey... or the power to scare us," he added.
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Hawaii prepares for possible nuclear attack from North Korea
Officials in Hawaii are preparing an emergency response plan they will deploy if North Korea fires a missile at their state. While the officials said they do not wish to create stress or unduly worry islanders, the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency revealed it is to unveil a public education and information campaign informing people what they should do in the unlikely instance Pyongyang decides to target Hawaii. ?We do not want to cause any undue stress for the public, however, we have a responsibility to plan for all hazards,? said Vern Miyagi, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency administrator, according to the Star Advertiser.
News of John McCain?s illness broke during meeting to save GOP health care plan
Republican senators attempting to save their stalled effort to repeal and replace Obamacare in a late-night meeting Wednesday were interrupted with news of Sen. John McCain?s brain cancer diagnosis. Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., told reporters that the senators learned of McCain?s brain cancer diagnosis during the meeting and asked Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., to say a prayer for McCain. ?It was very emotional, almost kind of stunned disbelief for a minute, then we asked James Lankford to lead us in prayer,? Hoeven said.