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Talks to end four-day Denver teachers' strike stretch overnight
7:16am, 14th February, 2019

Talks to end four-day Denver teachers' strike stretch overnight

Negotiations lasted all night and into the pre-dawn hours of Thursday between striking teachers in Denver and the city school district, who are trying to come up with a deal to end a walkout affecting 92,000 students that's now entering its four...
Congress advances border security bill without Trump border wall
1:32am, 14th February, 2019

Congress advances border security bill without Trump border wall

The U.S. Congress on Thursday aimed to end a dispute over border security with legislation that would ignore President Donald Trump's request for $5.7 billion to help build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border but avoid a partial government shutdown...
Congress negotiators finish drafting border security bill: aide
11:24pm, 13th February, 2019

Congress negotiators finish drafting border security bill: aide

U.S. lawmakers late on Wednesday completed writing a border security bill that was expected to deny President Donald Trump's request for $5.7 billion to help build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, with the Senate and House of Representatives ex...
Post-verdict, 'El Chapo' jurors rely on anonymity to stay safe
6:25pm, 13th February, 2019

Post-verdict, 'El Chapo' jurors rely on anonymity to stay safe

When U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan read the verdict finding Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman guilty of smuggling tons of drugs to the United States, he warned the 12 jurors who had decided the notorious Mexican drug lord's fate not to speak to the pr...
Wary of shutdown, Trump edges toward support for funding deal
2:50pm, 13th February, 2019

Wary of shutdown, Trump edges toward support for funding deal

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday edged toward backing a deal in Congress on funding for a barrier on the Mexican border, but left open the possibility that disputes over the wall could still cause a partial government shutdown by the weekend.
Trump expected to sign bipartisan funding deal: reports
9:08am, 13th February, 2019

Trump expected to sign bipartisan funding deal: reports

Congress faced a tight deadline on Wednesday to pass a bipartisan accord to avert another U.S. government shutdown as news outlets reported President Donald Trump planned to sign the deal as he eyes other ways to fund his wall without lawmakers.