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Trump to sign border bill, declare emergency: McConnell
3:50pm, 14th February, 2019

Trump to sign border bill, declare emergency: McConnell

President Donald Trump will sign a border security bill to avert another government shutdown, but also declare a national emergency to obtain funds for his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall, the top Senate Republican said on Thursday.
Amazon pulls plug on New York City headquarters
2:25pm, 14th February, 2019

Amazon pulls plug on New York City headquarters

Amazon.com Inc abruptly scrapped plans to build a headquarters in New York after opposition from local politicians and some of its would-be neighbors, the third most-valuable public U.S. company said on Thursday.
Amazon to New York City: Fuggedaboutit!
1:42pm, 14th February, 2019

Amazon to New York City: Fuggedaboutit!

Amazon.com Inc will not move forward with plans to build a headquarters in New York after rising opposition from local politicians, the third most-valuable public U.S. company said in on Thursday.
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...