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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
U.S. President Donald Trump on Feb. 20 named Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster as his new national security adviser, choosing a military officer known for speaking his mind and challenging his superiors
NEW YORK - Agence France Presse
Defense lawyers asked a U.S. federal judge on Oct. 5 to throw out a case against an Iranian-Turkish tycoon accused of defying sanctions on Tehran
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Oct. 4 efforts to end Syria’s war must continue despite Washington’s decision to break off talks with Moscow over its “irresponsible and profoundly ill-advised” support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
U.S. vice presidential hopefuls Tim Kaine and Mike Pence launched into their only debate of the campaign Oct. 4, immediately clashing on the reputations, experiences and policies of their bosses chasing the White House.
BRASILIA – Reuters
Brazilian political parties implicated in the massive Petrobras corruption scandal, including that of President Michel Temer, suffered major setbacks in the Oct. 2 municipal elections that put right-leaning candidates ahead in key cities.
The Colombian government and Marxist guerrillas went back to the drawing board on Oct. 4 after a peace deal they painstakingly negotiated over four years was rejected in a shock referendum result.
Colombia’s government and Marxist FARC guerrillas seek to scramble to revive a plan to end their 52-year war after voters rejected the hard-negotiated deal as too lenient on the rebels in a shock result that plunged the nation into uncertainty.
Hurricane Matthew pummeled Haiti and moved on to Cuba after killing nine people, unleashing floods and forcing hundreds of thousands to flee the Caribbean’s worst storm in nearly a decade.
Democratic Hillary Clinton has been rewarded with a sizeable poll bump on the heels of her commanding presidential debate performance, surveys showed on Oct. 1, while Donald Trump remained bogged down by his row with a former beauty queen.
WASHINGTON – Reuters
New York’s attorney general ordered Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s charitable foundation to immediately stop fundraising in the state, warning that a failure to do so would be a “continuing fraud.”
DURHAM, N.C. - The Associated Press
A new generation of American voters has few if any profound political memories of any president other than Barack Obama, and that appears to be having an effect on how they perceive their choices for his successor.