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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The Trump administration has withdrawn a proposal to let President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s security guards buy $1.2 million in U.S.-made weapons, a congressional official said on Sept. 18, following a brawl during the president’s visit to Washington this spring.
ROSEAU, Dominica - The Associated Press
Hurricane Maria pounded the small island of Dominica with catastrophic winds, starting a charge into the eastern Caribbean that threatens islands already devastated by Hurricane Irma and holds the possibility of a direct hit on Puerto Rico.
WASHINGTON – Agence France-Presse
Donald Trump signed into law a Congressional resolution condemning white supremacists on Sept. 14, after lawmakers maneuvered the president into backing a text triggered by his equivocal response to racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met his Russian counterpart Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in New York on Sept. 17 ahead of the UN General Assembly, officials said.
HOLLYWOOD – Reuters
Police opened on Sept. 13 a criminal investigation into the deaths of eight elderly patients inside a stifling South Florida nursing home that lost power during Hurricane Irma.
NEW YORK – The Associatd Press
The Trump administration is considering closing down the recently reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana following a string of unexplained incidents harming the health of American diplomats in Cuba, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says.
WASHINGTON – The Associated Press
The top House and Senate Democrats said on Sept. 13 they had reached agreement with President Donald Trump to protect thousands of younger immigrants from deportation and fund some border security enhancements - not including Trump’s long-sought border wall.
Maria was forecast Sept. 17 to surge to major hurricane strength as it nears the storm-battered eastern Caribbean with 140 kilometer per hour winds, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, on a path similar to that of mega storm Irma earlier in the month.
ISLAMORADA – Reuters
Evacuees from Hurricane Irma were returning on Sept. 13 to the Florida Keys, where sunrise will give them a first glimpse of devastation that has left countless homes and businesses in ruins.
ST. LOUIS - Reuters
Clashes between demonstrators and riot-clad police marred the end of what had been a largely peaceful second day of protest rallies in St. Louis following the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.
CARACAS – Agence France-Presse
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said that he was prepared to meet the opposition for talks brokered by the Dominican Republic and former Spanish prime minister Jose Luis Rodriquez Zapatero.