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Shutdown bites economy as Trump-Democrat impasse drags to 25th day

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy is taking a larger-than-expected hit from the partial government shutdown, White House estimates showed on Tuesday, as the impasse between President Donald Trump and Democrats over a wall on the southern bor...

Reuters , Africa Jan 15, 2019

Trump to meet lawmakers at White House as shutdown enters 25th day

Democrats, who took over the Us House Of Representatives this month, have rejected the border wall but back other border security measures.

EWN , South Africa Jan 14, 2019

U.S. government shutdown drags into fourth week amid stalemate

Senator Lindsey Graham, who last week had called on Trump to declare a national emergency as a way to get money to build his wall, on Sunday urged the president to instead reopen the government for a short period of time in an effort to restart ta...

Reuters , Africa Jan 14, 2019

U.S. House panel eyes reported FBI probe of Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives committee will look into a news media report that the FBI investigated whether President Donald Trump has been working on behalf of Russia, against U.S. interests, the panel’s Democratic chair...

Reuters , Africa Jan 12, 2019

US partial government shutdown becomes longest on record

However, the Democratic leader of the Us House Of Representatives said the ball was in Trump's court.

The Star , Kenya Jan 12, 2019

Workers miss payday as US shutdown bites

However, the Democratic leader of the Us House Of Representatives said the ball was in Mr Trump's court.

Daily Nation , Kenya Jan 11, 2019

Germany seeks to bolster cyber defences ahead of European Parliament election

BERLIN (Reuters) - German officials are racing to bolster cyber security after a far-reaching data breach by a 20-year-old student laid bare the vulnerability of Europe’s largest economy ahead of a critical European Parliament election in May.

Reuters , Africa Jan 9, 2019

Trump to make case about U.S. border 'crisis in address about wall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will make his case to Americans on Tuesday that a “crisis” at the U.S. border with Mexico requires a wall in a prime-time address aimed at building support for a campaign promise that has sparked an 18...

Reuters , Africa Jan 8, 2019

Democrats touring border warn Trump against diverting funds for wall

“He can expect a strong and swift challenge from all of us and other members of Congress, and from the American people,” said U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro, when asked about Trump’s planned address to the nation and his visit to the border on...

Reuters , Africa Jan 7, 2019

Trump plans televised address, visit to Mexico border

However, pressure to reach a deal is likely to grow as the effects of the shutdown are felt, including possible cuts in food stamp programs and delayed tax refunds.

Reuters , Africa Jan 7, 2019