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US government shutdown ends as Trump signs funding bill

'Dreamers' accuse Congress of putting 800,000 people at risk after legislation passes without protections for DACA.

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US Senate reaches deal to end government shutdown

Partial closure expected to end as Republicans and Democrats in the Senate vote to approve a temporary funding bill.

Republican Mitch McConnel

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Ecuador leader calls Julian Assange a 'problem'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has strained the patience of his hosts since taking up the offer of asylum in 2012.

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US government shutdown extends into working week

Hundreds of thousands of government employees furloughed as Democrats and Republicans fail to reach a budget deal.

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Women's March protests: Thousands rally against Trump

On the anniversary of Donald Trump's inauguration, organisers hope to encourage women to get more involved in politics.

Women's marches

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Journalist among J20 defendants still being charged

Reporter Aaron Cantu is among 59 defendants who the US government is prosecuting over an Inauguration Day rally.

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Mattis: Defence plan focus on Russia, China, not terror

US defence chief outlines the US's new security strategy, warns of diminished capability 'in every domain of warfare'.

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US government shuts down over immigration impasse

Senate Democrats block White House-backed bill to keep the government running for another four weeks.

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Facebook plan to combat fake news draws scepticism

Social media giant plans to survey users on which news sources they find trustworthy in effort to tackle fake news.

Facebook's CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg

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What happens if the US government shuts down?

The US government's stopgap funding expires on January 19 and negotiations on a budget have stalled. What happens next?

Trump and Republicans

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Rally outside the White House comes amid a growing protest movement calling for stricter gun control laws in the US.

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