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Trump announces deal to reopen US government

President Donald Trump on Friday announced a deal with opposition Democrats to temporarily reopen the US federal government, shut down for a record five weeks by a bitter row over funding for a US-Mexico border wall.

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

Obama, Clinton among targets of suspected bombs ahead of US election

Former U.S. President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were among the targets of suspected package bombs delivered to several high-profile Democrats and CNN.
October 25, 2018 | 11:05 am GMT+7

Taylor Swift gets political, endorses Democrats in US midterms

Pop star Taylor Swift is not really known for making political statements, but the "Bad Blood" singer is no longer holding back.
October 09, 2018 | 08:28 am GMT+7

Democrats, activists rally against Trump's family separation policy

Administration officials have defended the tactic as necessary to secure the border and prevent illegal immigration.
June 18, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

US Republicans shut down House Russia probe over Democratic objections

Democrats have accused committee Republicans of shirking the investigation in order to protect the Republican president and his associates.
March 13, 2018 | 09:21 am GMT+7

Trump pushes hardline immigration policies even as he urges unity

In his first State of the Union speech, Trump gave no ground on the contentious issue of whether to shield young immigrants known as 'Dreamers' from deportation.
January 31, 2018 | 01:01 pm GMT+7

With win in New Jersey, Clinton cements Democratic nomination

Democrat Hillary Clinton beat rival Bernie Sanders in New Jersey's presidential nominating contest on Tuesday, Fox News projected, bolstering her lead a day after she captured the number of delegates needed to become her party's U.S. presidential nominee.
June 08, 2016 | 08:25 am GMT+7

Clinton has delegates to clinch White House nomination

Hillary Clinton has received commitments from enough delegates to clinch the Democratic presidential nomination, according to the Associated Press and U.S. networks, ensuring she will be the first woman to lead a major U.S. party in the race for the White House.
June 07, 2016 | 11:00 am GMT+7
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