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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.

US Congress struggles to meet deadline for government funding bill

Several thorny issues lingered, including funding President Donald Trump's border wall.

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

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

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.
January 13, 2019 | 09:44 am GMT+7

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.
January 18, 2019 | 08:22 am GMT+7
 
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