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September 3, 2018 1:01 AM After a week of bipartisan tribute, McCain is laid to rest

After a week of bipartisan tribute, McCain is laid to rest A nearly weeklong celebration of the life of US senator John McCain -- war hero, maverick, two-time presidential candidate and outspoken critic of Donald Trump -- came to a solemn and subdued end Sunday as he was laid to rest at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. McCain, who died August 2

August 30, 2018 12:18 AM John McCain death: Daughter Meghan BREAKS DOWN into tears over father’s coffin at memorial

MEGHAN McCain broke down into tears as she walked up to the flag-draped casket holding her father’s body at a memorial service honouring John McCain at the Arizona Capitol building in Phoenix. Meghan, who is the late Senator’s daughter, was teary in several moments during the ceremony, but when she she stepped up to her father's coffin after her mother 12

August 26, 2018 1:21 AM John McCain dead age 81: Who was the former US Presidential candidate and Arizona Senator?

US SENATOR John McCain has died at the age of 81 from brain cancer, after a political career which spanned several decades, a statement from the former politician’s family has confirmed. The legendary Senator was famous for being a Vietnam war veteran, a Presidential candidate in 2008 and an outspoken critic of Donald Trump. His death at 4.28pm on August 9

July 12, 2018 8:37 AM DUST STORM of the APOCALYPSE: Towering WALL of dust smothers Phoenix in monster monsoon

A TOWERING apocalyptic wall of dust has been captured barrelling though the Arizona desert after the US state was slammed by a monster monsoon. They are common during Arizona’s monsoon season, which runs from mid-June to the end of September. Ken Waters, National Weather Service meteorologist, said: “The dust gets lofted and basically just forms a big cloud 19

July 4, 2018 6:03 AM US woman, 92, kills son to avoid being sent into care home

A 92-year-old US woman shot and killed her son, 72, in order to avoid being sent into a care home, police say. Anna Mae Blessing, who is charged with murder, contemplated her son's intentions to put her into care for days, according to court documents. "You took my life, so I'm taking yours," she reportedly said as she was escorted out of the Arizona 16

July 1, 2018 9:47 PM Sometimes heroes do wear capes: Heroic golden retriever puppy is left with a very swollen snout after jumping between his owner and a rattlesnake in Arizona, saving her from being bitten and taking the hit himself

A dog has been hailed a hero for saving his owner from a rattlesnake, taking a nasty bite to the face in the process. The golden retriever named Todd was on a hike with his owner Paula Goodwin in Anthem, Arizona, on Friday when the pair came across a rattlesnake. Just as Goodwin was about to unknowingly step on the snake, Todd spotted it and jumped in front 16

June 28, 2018 11:07 PM Romaine lettuce outbreak tied to tainted irrigation canal

NEW YORK (AP) - Tainted irrigation water appears to be the source of a national food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, health officials said Thursday. About 200 people were sickened in the E. coli outbreak and five people died. The outbreak, which started in the spring, is now over, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The illnesses 10

June 27, 2018 11:47 PM Coyortes re-sign Kevin Connauton to 2-year deal

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The Arizona Coyotes have signed defenseman Kevin Connauton to a two-year contract extension. The 28-year-old Connauton had 11 goals and 10 assists in 73 games last season. He has 26 goals and 42 assists in 260 career NHL games with Dallas, Columbus and Arizona. "Kevin is a versatile defenseman with a great work ethic," general 8

June 22, 2018 6:14 PM Luxury hotel advertises for an 'Instagram concierge' to help tech-savvy guests take flattering photos to post online

Eager to please its tech-savvy guests, one luxury hotel in America is on the hunt for an 'Instagram concierge'. Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Arizona says that the job applicant must be 'comfortable working with various phone types' and 'courteous at all times'. The physical aspects of the part-time role include 'frequent standing' and 'occasional 23

June 22, 2018 2:32 AM The Latest: Lawmakers seek probe of Interior boss' land deal

Democratic lawmakers are calling for an investigation into U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's involvement in a land deal with the chairman of an energy services company that does business with the agency. FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke testifies at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the FY19 budget 5