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Memoir of slain US soldier’s father Khizr Khan to be published

NEW YORK: Random House says it plans to publish a memoir by Khizr Khan, the immigrant from Pakistan who spoke at the Democratic National Convention about his Army captain son's combat death in Iraq and criticised the anti-Muslim rhetoric of then-Republican nominee Donald Trump. The company said on Wednesday in a news release that the untitled memoir is to be published in the fall of 2017. It also said Khizr Khan's wife, Ghazala Khan, will contribute. In his convention speech, Khan told how his son, Captain Humayun…

Khizr Khan urges Donald Trump to bring United States together

WASHINGTON: Khizr Khan, the father of a decorated American soldier killed in Iraq and who lashed out at Donald Trump during Hillary Clinton’s election campaign for saying his son would still be alive if Trump had been president at the time, said he has no regret for criticising him.   Khan told NBC10 Philadelphia on Thursday that he did the right thing by speaking out against Trump and against a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States. “As a grateful citizen of this country, whenever you see that your…

Vets, Republicans repudiate Trump clash with slain Muslim soldier’s family

WASHINGTON: Veterans groups and Republicans on Monday savaged Donald Trump's war of words with the parents of a slain Muslim American soldier, the latest example of the presidential nominee making statements considered beyond the pale. The feud has shaken the US presidential campaign and become a flash point 99 days before the November election that pits Republican Trump against Democrat Hillary Clinton. Criticism has poured in from outraged veterans groups, relatives of soldiers killed in action and even President…