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#Federal Government

# federal-government - Monday 4 January, 2016

Explainer: Why are a group of gun-carrying ranchers staging a siege on government property?

Protesters in Oregon claim to be fighting the cause of two men who have been charged with arson on government property.

# federal-government - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Explainer: Why has the US government shutdown and what does it mean?

How did this happen, what does it mean and what’s going to happen next? explains all.

# federal-government - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Student 'forgotten' in cell for four days to get $4 million from US

Daniel Chong said he had to drink his own urine to stay alive in the windowless Drug Enforcement Administration cell.

# federal-government - Friday 4 November, 2011

Australian minister says Irish 'salivating' at thought of working in Oz

Peter Collier, Western Australia’s Workforce Minister, wants to see thousands of visas given to unemployed Irish people willing to emigrate.