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Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 06:28:27 GMT2018-01-23T06:28:27Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in return for Republican assurances that the Senate will soon take up the plight of young immigrant "dreamers" and other contentious issues....



Out of character, Trump keeps his distance as shutdown ends

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 05:26:04 GMT2018-01-23T05:26:04Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- As the shutdown of the federal government lumbered toward an end, President Donald Trump remained out of sight, suppressing his instincts to become part of the story by making a deal or picking a fight....



Instead of digging in, Democrats quickly sought an agreement

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 05:25:24 GMT2018-01-23T05:25:24Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- When the Senate called it quits late Sunday night, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer declared there still was no deal to end the federal government shutdown and address a standoff over immigration....



Trump applies tariffs to solar panels, washing machines

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 03:17:21 GMT2018-01-23T03:17:21Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Monday approved tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers....



The Latest: Mexico slams US decision on solar panels tariff

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 02:58:48 GMT2018-01-23T02:58:48Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines (all times local):...



The Latest: Trump signs bill reopening government

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 02:02:59 GMT2018-01-23T02:02:59Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the budget battle (all times local):...



White House official: President Donald Trump signs bill funding government through Feb. 8,...

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 01:56:03 GMT2018-01-23T01:56:03Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- White House official: President Donald Trump signs bill funding government through Feb. 8, ending 69-hour shutdown....



Justice Dept. to leave 'no stone unturned' to find texts

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:04:52 GMT2018-01-23T00:04:52Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Justice Department will "leave no stone unturned" to locate five months' worth of missing text messages from an FBI agent who was removed last summer from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday....



Back to work: Government shutdown ending as Dems relent

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 23:57:41 GMT2018-01-22T23:57:41Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress sped toward reopening the government late Monday as Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in return for Republican assurances that the Senate will soon take up the plight of young immigrant "dreamers" and other contentious issues....



GOP whip Scalise back at Capitol following latest surgery

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:47:32 GMT2018-01-22T21:47:32Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Majority Whip Steve Scalise has returned to the Capitol following surgery this month as he recovers from injuries suffered during a shooting rampage at a baseball practice last June....