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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sept. 21 admitted Canada had failed its indigenous people and told the United Nations his government would do better to improve the lives of aboriginals and achieve reconciliation.
WASHINGTON – Agence France-Presse
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.
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.
MANILA – Reuters
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s critics and allies in the Senate vowed on Sept. 13 to block a lower house move to slash the annual budget of a public-funded human rights agency opposed to his bloody war on drugs to just $20.
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.
President Donald Trump is weighing a strategy that could allow more aggressive U.S. responses to Iran’s forces, its Shi’ite Muslim proxies in Iraq and Syria, and its support for militant groups, according to six current and former U.S. officials.
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.
FLORIDA CITY – Reuters
Parts of the storm-ravaged Florida Keys allowed residents to return yesterday to survey damage from Hurricane Irma, which devastated the state with high winds and storm surges that destroyed homes and left millions without power.