U.S. envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Holbrooke is hospitalised in a critically ill state in Washington, D.C., after gasping at a meeting with Hillary Clinton.
Richard Holbrooke, the US envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been taken critically ill with a torn aorta, the US state department says.
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- Retired CIA officer-turned-political activist Ray McGovern is thrown out, bloodied and arrested while protesting a speech given by Hillary Clinton on internet freedomdate=August 2017 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Veterans for Peace requests that Clinton apologise.
- South Korea national security adviser Chung Eui-yong visits Washington, D.C. and meets with his U.S. counterpart John R. Bolton.
- The FBI arrests Everett, Washington, 43-year-old Thanh Cong Phan on suspicion of charges of illegally shipping explosive materials by sending 12 package bombs to the CIA as well as multiple military and government facilities in the Washington, D.C. area. Those devices did not explode.
- Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are voted the most admired man and woman in the United States, according to Gallup's annual poll.
- The Palestinian National Authority suspends contact with the United States after the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington, D.C. was closed.