US government shutdown

 
Trumps delays State of the Union speech until government shutdown ends
Trumps delays State of the Union speech until government shutdown ends
United States president Donald Trump backed down late on Wednesday in a spat with Democrats over his State of the Union address, agreeing to delay...
US bank execs warn government shutdown adds to economic risks
US bank execs warn government shutdown adds to economic risks
Bank executives said on Tuesday that economic conditions remained solid but warned that weakening sentiment amid a lengthening US government...
US government shutdown breaks record as eyes remain on Trump
US government shutdown breaks record as eyes remain on Trump
The United States government shutdown reached a record 24 days on Monday – making this shutdown the longest in US history.
Stop holding Americans 'hostage' over shutdown, Pelosi tells Trump
Stop holding Americans 'hostage' over shutdown, Pelosi tells Trump
Top congressional Democrats on Tuesday accused President Donald Trump of holding Americans "hostage" by refusing to strike a deal to fund shuttered...
US government workers home without pay as shutdown impasse drags on
US government workers home without pay as shutdown impasse drags on
Hundreds of thousands of US federal employees were staying home without pay Monday after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on ending a...
[Video]Weekend 101: From the sombre to the ridiculous
[Video]Weekend 101: From the sombre to the ridiculous
The Diepsloot killings, the EFF's official launch, the US government shutdown ends and Mps declare some interesting gifts. Elephant, anyone?
Sighs of relief as Congress ends US government shutdown
Sighs of relief as Congress ends US government shutdown
The US government ended the shutdown on Thursday – just in the nick of time – averted a US debt default in a bipartisan deal that...
Obama backs Senate deal in bid to avoid US debt default
Obama backs Senate deal in bid to avoid US debt default
US President Barack Obama quickly endorsed a Senate deal aimed at averting a US debt default and ending a
SA Reserve Bank 'monitoring' possible US debt default
SA Reserve Bank 'monitoring' possible US debt default
While markets around the world wait with bated breath as the first signs that an agreement around how to treat the US debt ceiling filter through, the South African Reserve...
US shutdown: Why are Americans so complacent?
US shutdown: Why are Americans so complacent?
There are few better remedies for pessimism on the state of South African politics than some time spent in the United States. Despite having six...
US shutdown: Conflict could go down to the wire
US shutdown: Conflict could go down to the wire
As the US government moved into the second week of a shutdown on Monday with no end in sight, a deadlocked US Congress also confronted an...
Economic week ahead: US political drama continues
Economic week ahead: US political drama continues
The on-going political stalemate between Congressional Republicans and Democrat US President Barack Obama will continue to preoccupy global...

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