McCain memorial service planned for Friday in Washington

Senator to lie in state at US Capitol before being laid to rest at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis

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Items and personal notes are left outside the office of John McCain as people pay their respects to the late Arizona senator on August 26, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Washington: Late senator John McCain will lie in state at the US Capitol in Washington on Friday, followed by a memorial service at the National Cathedral before being laid to rest at the US Naval Academy in nearby Annapolis on September 2, his office said.

Ahead of the national ceremonies, McCain will lie in state at the Arizona State Capitol Rotunda on Wednesday and a memorial service will take place at the North Phoenix Baptist Church.

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