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    Trump, Dems vow no surrender on US government shutdown

    AFP, Published on 23/01/2019

    » WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump had a message on Tuesday for Democrats counting on him to relent in the Washington arm wrestle blocking funds to swaths of the government for a record 32 days: "No Cave!"

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    US government shutdown hits record length

    Bloomberg News, Published on 12/01/2019

    » WASHINGTON: The US government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for border wall funding became the longest in the modern era as it stretched into its 22nd day Saturday with no end in sight.

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    US government shutdown begins

    Published on 22/12/2018

    » WASHINGTON: A partial shutdown of the US government took hold early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump’s demands for $5 billion to start erecting his cherished Mexican border wall.

  • NEWS

    New US government shutdown looms for Friday

    Reuters, Published on 12/02/2019

    » WASHINGTON: The top four Democratic and Republican negotiators in the US Congress on border security funding plan to meet on Monday in a bid to reach an elusive deal by a Friday deadline to avert another partial government shutdown.

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    US lawmakers clinch spending deal to avert govt shutdown

    AFP, Published on 22/03/2018

    » WASHINGTON: US congressional budget negotiators said Wednesday they had reached a deal on federal spending for the remainder of fiscal 2018, two days before a deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown.

  • NEWS

    US shutdown extends into third day

    Bloomberg News, Published on 22/01/2018

    » WASHINGTON: Lawmakers failed to negotiate an end to the government shutdown on Sunday despite a bipartisan effort to a broker a deal, raising the political stakes as federal agencies begin closing at the start of their normal workweek.

  • BUSINESS

    Poll furore, US shutdown hit SET index

    Business, Published on 12/02/2019

    » Thailand's stock market saw the largest slump in Southeast Asia as recent shockwaves in domestic politics and another possible US government shutdown riled investor confidence.

  • NEWS

    US careens towards government shutdown

    AFP, Published on 18/12/2018

    » WASHINGTON: US lawmakers were scrambling Monday to avert a partial government shutdown, with Republican and Democratic leaders locked in a stalemate over President Donald Trump's demands for border wall funding.

  • NEWS

    Trump willing to let shutdown last 'months or years'

    Published on 05/01/2019

    » WASHINGTON: Negotiations are continuing over the US government shutdown, even after President Donald Trump declared he could keep it going for “months or even years” until he gets his way.

  • OPINION

    The US shutdown's domino effect

    News, Noah Feldman, Published on 08/01/2019

    » President Donald Trump, in a meeting with congressional Democrats on Friday said he was prepared for the partial government shutdown to continue for months -- or even years -- if he doesn't get the money he wants for a wall along the Mexican border. It's not hard to see how that prediction comes true. Both sides have framed the issue such that a victory for one side on funding a border wall entails defeat for the other. Neither side has much incentive to compromise.

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