US senator John McCain dies at 81
US senator John McCain, the Vietnam war hero turned senator and presidential candidate, has died aged 81, BBC reported.
Mr McCain died on Saturday in Arizona surrounded by his family, a statement from his office said.
He was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour in July 2017 and had been undergoing medical treatment.
His family announced on Friday that Mr McCain, who left Washington in December, had decided to cease treatment.