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Montenegrins march demanding government resignation

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) – Several thousand people have rallied in Montenegro demanding the resignation of long-serving President Milo Djukanovic’s government over allegations of corruption. The crowd marched through the capital of [...]

Analysis: Shutdown saga offers lesson in divided government

WASHINGTON (AP) – When you want results in a polarized Washington, sometimes it pays to simply leave the professionals alone to do their jobs. That seems to especially be the case now in an era in which liberal House Democrats are sharing [...]

Congress passes $333 billion spending bill to avert government shutdown

Many lawmakers weren’t sure what was in the massive spending agreement, but fear of another government shutdown greased the skids as Republicans and Democrats linked arms and voted to approve a bill to fund the government for the rest of [...]

Bombing Kills 20 Revolutionary Guards in Iran, Government Says

[This is a developing story. We will keep updating it as we learn more.] TEHRAN — A suicide bomber killed 20 members of the elite Revolutionary Guards Corps on a bus in a restive region of southeastern Iran on Wednesday, state media [...]

Catalan Leaders’ Trial Starts, and Spain’s Government Fights for Its Survival

MADRID — The simmering conflict over Catalan independence roared back to the center of Spanish attention on Tuesday, as 12 people went on trial for their roles in the botched secession attempt of 2017, and Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez [...]

Government shutdown deal reached, Richard Shelby says

The Senate’s top spending negotiator said Monday night that Republicans and Democrats have reached an agreement in principle on a new deal to avert a government shutdown. Details were scarce, and text of the agreement wasn’t expected until [...]

POLITICO Playbook: BREAKDOWN: Talks to keep government open stall, with deadline just days away

Presented by */ ]]> “I’m hoping we can get off the dime later today or in the morning because time’s ticking away,” Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby said. | Andrew Burton/Getty Images DRIVING THE DAY THE [...]

Smaller government? Some Trump supporters cheer the shutdown

FORT HANCOCK, Texas (AP) – Donald Trump didn’t carry many parts of Texas’ heavily Democratic areas along the border with Mexico, but he won remote Hudspeth County thanks to people like Terry Rose. And the 71-year-old mechanic saw [...]

President Trump announces deal to reopen government

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Trump announces deal to reopen government — without his wall

President Donald Trump announced a deal to temporarily reopen the government, ending the longest shutdown in U.S. history. | Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President Donald Trump on Friday [...]