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Donald Trump backtracks on raising minimum age to purchase firearms

U.S. President Donald Trump has backtracked on raising the minimum age requirement from 18 to 21 for some gun purchases, local media reported on Monday.

US Senate leaders announce two-year budget deal

US Senate leaders said Wednesday they had reached a bipartisan budget deal for 2018 and 2019 — a move which, if approved by Congress, would avert a looming government shutdown.

US federal employees to return after lawmakers end government shutdown

US federal workers prepared to return to work Tuesday after Congress ended a three-day government shutdown, with President Donald Trump claiming victory in his standoff with Democrats.

US govt shutdown ends after three days

The US senate voted overwhelmingly on Monday to end the three-day government shutdown and reopen funding for the federal government till February 8.

Democrats to vote to reopen US government

US Democrats agreed Monday to support a temporary funding bill to end a partial shutdown of the federal government, now in its third day, as a key vote began in the Senate.

US govt workers wake to shutdown as Senate vote looms

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers woke up on Monday with the U.S. government still shut down and the Senate expected to try again to restore federal funding.

US Senate leader urges shutdown brinksmanship end by Monday

US President Donald Trump's top Senate Republican urged lawmakers Sunday to "step back from the brink" and fund the government, before a two-day shutdown extends into Monday and becomes far worse.

Blame game as US Congress struggles to end govt shutdown

With the US government in shutdown, the Senate convened a rare emergency session Saturday to negotiate a way out of a crisis that has marred the anniversary of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration.

US govt shuts down as Donald Trump talks tough

The U.S. Government has officially shut down at midnight Friday following the inability of Republican and Democrats senators to reach a compromise on the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme and build a wall along the Mexican border.

One year on, Donald Trump leads divided US into government shutdown

President Donald Trump marked the first anniversary of his inauguration Saturday with his government in shutdown, accusing Democrats of taking Americans hostage with their demands.

Donald Trump’s govt shuts down

The United States government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration.

21 US states sue to keep net neutrality

A group of 21 U.S. state attorneys general filed suit to challenge the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to do away with net neutrality on Tuesday while Democrats said they needed just one more vote in the Senate to repeal the FCC ruling.

North Korea: Donald Trump calls for more military, govt funding

The North Korean recent missile launch has reaffirmed the need to allocate more funding for the needs of the U.S. government and army, President Donald Trump said Wednesday.

Donald Trump presses US Congress on tax cuts, vote looms

President Donald Trump rallied his party footsoldiers in Congress Thursday, calling on them to pass a historic tax overhaul as he seeks to lock down a first major legislative win by year's end.


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