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'The Wall is the Wall': Trump defends border plan after Kelly suggests it has 'changed'

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The mixed signals from Trump and his chief of staff come as Congress is attempting to pass a short-term spending bill that would avert a government shutdown.

From: www.yahoo.com

Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prison

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BURAYU, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's top opposition figure and hundreds of others were released from prison on Wednesday as part of the government's recent pledge to free detained politicians and "widen the democratic space for all" after the worst anti-government protests in a quarter-century.

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US House passes short-term spending bill, Senate fight erupts

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January 19, 2018 8:57 AM
WASHINGTON - Legislation to stave off an imminent federal government shutdown encountered obstacles in the US Senate late on Thursday (Jan 18), despite the passage of a month-long funding bill by the House of Representatives hours earlier.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Senate in disarray with shutdown hours away

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The chamber couldn't agree on scheduling a vote, let alone passing legislation to keep the government open.

From: www.politico.com

House Passes Stopgap Budget Bill; Senate Resistance Remains

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The House passed a one-month spending bill, but it faces enough opposition to be derailed in the Senate, leaving lawmakers without a clear path for avoiding a partial government shutdown this weekend.

From: www.wsj.com

House Republicans cite progress in averting government shutdown

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U.S. House Republicans said late on Thursday they had made progress toward passing a short-term extension of government funding to avert a politically embarrassing shutdown, after a day of tough negotiations and confusion when President Donald Trump offered mixed signals on the stopgap plan. Trump complicated the talks by saying a six-year extension of funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), a Democratic priority, should not be included. The White House later said the president fully backed the proposal pending in the House of Representatives, which includes the insurance plan.

House passes short-term spending bill, Senate fight erupts

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Legislation to stave off an imminent federal government shutdown encountered obstacles in the U.S. Senate late on Thursday, despite the passage of a month-long funding bill by the House of Representatives hours earlier.

From: feeds.reuters.com

China's local government debt growth almost doubles in 2017

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Local government debt expanded again in China last year despite Beijing's pledge to rein in a growing national debt load that has sparked fears of a financial crisis in the world's number two economy. The 7.5 percent increase is almost double the rate in the previous year, although the total figure of 16.47 trillion yuan ($2.56 trillion) is within Beijing's target of below 18.82 trillion yuan. Since the global financial crisis in 2008, China's debt as a percentage of gross domestic product has grown more than 10 percent a year on average, according to IMF estimates, which assessed the ratio had ballooned to 234 percent of GDP by 2016.

From: www.yahoo.com

Government shutdown looms despite House action, short-lived Senate discussion

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The House passed a short-term extension of government funding late Thursday after Republican leaders, with help from President Donald Trump, cobbled together enough GOP votes to overcome an internal revolt.
Still, the possibility of a federal shutdown moved closer to a certainty after Senate Democrats...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

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