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Breaking News: US senator and war hero John McCain is dead aged 81

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Breaking News: US senator and war hero John McCain is dead aged 81

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US senator and war hero John McCain is dead

Arizona Senator John McCain died at the age of 81 

– Senator John McCain, two-time presidential candidate passed away on Saturday evening at his home
– He died at the age of 81 after a long battle with cancer and shortly after he stopped treatment
– The Republican was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, called glioblastoma, in 2017
– McCain was first elected senator in 1986 and remained vocal in the Senate despite his illness
– He was one of the biggest critic of some of President Donald Trump’s policies
Celebrated United States (US) senator and war hero John McCain has passed on after long battle with brain cancer. The Republican congressman died at the age of 81 on Saturday, August 25, at 4.28 pm, a few hours after his family disclosed he had stopped medical treatment.
US senator and war hero John McCain is dead

Arizona Senator John McCain died at the age of 81 on Saturday, August 25, at 4.28 pm a few hours after his family disclosed he had stopped his treatment. Source: J. Scott Applewhite / AP
A statement issued by Senator McCain’s office and family indicated he died in his home in Arizona with his family and friends around to say goodbye.

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