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Trump grounds House speaker, scraps Davos trip amid shutdown

President Donald Trump forced the cancellation of a trip to Afghanistan by his Democratic opponent Nancy Pelosi, and scrapped administration officials' travel to the Davos forum.

Trump says record-long govt shutdown could be resolved 'in 15 minutes'

The US government shutdown entered the 22nd day, as Trump remains steadfast in his demand for $5.7 billion to build a Mexico border wall.

Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib become first Muslim women in US Congress

A onetime Somali refugee and the daughter of Palestinian immigrants shared the historic distinction Tuesday of becoming the first two Muslim women elected to the U.S. Congress.
November 07, 2018 | 11:40 am GMT+7

Contrite Zuckerberg says Facebook in 'arms race' with Russia

'There are people in Russia whose job is to try to exploit our systems and other internet systems.'
April 11, 2018 | 08:18 am GMT+7

US Congress struggles to meet deadline for government funding bill

Several thorny issues lingered, including funding President Donald Trump's border wall.
March 20, 2018 | 08:53 am GMT+7

Philippine boxing star Pacquiao wins seat in Senate

Philippine boxing star Manny Pacquiao, WBO world welterweight champion, scored a big political victory on Thursday when the elections commission declared he was among 12 new members of the upper house of Congress.
May 19, 2016 | 05:28 pm GMT+7
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