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# shutdown - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Over 100,000 prescription drugs seized in Interpol's largest ever operation Shutdown This post contains images

Over 100,000 prescription drugs seized in Interpol's largest ever operation

The medicines detained included prescription drugs for erectile dysfunction, steroids and slimming tablets.

# shutdown - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Non-alcohol space Exchange Dublin told to close over 'anti-social behaviour'

Volunteers who were told in an email that they have until this Friday to hand back the keys have now started a petition to keep the cultural space open.

# shutdown - Saturday 9 November, 2013 shut down this week and users say they weren't notified

Digiweb who hosted the servers say that previous owners INM informed users as far back as 2007 that the service would eventually end, something which happened this month.

# shutdown - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

EU avoids its own shutdown after MEPs agree to fill €2.7bn funding shortfall

The emergency finance is needed because revenue from import duties fell below EU forecasts.

# shutdown - Friday 18 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Jimmy Kimmel asks kids what they think about the government shutdown Kids Table

Jimmy Kimmel asks kids what they think about the government shutdown

Lord of the Flies doesn’t seem so far-fetched now.

# shutdown - Thursday 17 October, 2013

San Fran's Union Square temporarily shut down due to bomb scare

A suspicious bag led to the evacuation of the square.

How much did the government shutdown cost the US economy?

Hint: It’s nearly ten times Ireland’s budget adjustment.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as you start your Thursday…

# shutdown - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

US avoids default as last-minute deal is struck

Just 12 hours before the US defaulted on its debt, a deal has been reached, a Republican senator has said.

With hours to go before deadline, US edges closer to shutdown deal

The US has until midnight tonight to reach a deal on raising the government’s debt ceiling – or else see its credit reputation on the line.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s the day after the Budget, and it’s raining. More on those subjects, and everything else you need to know this morning…

# shutdown - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here are the nine things you need to know this ‘Budget Day’ morning…

# shutdown - Monday 14 October, 2013

Senate leaders optimistic on US debt ceiling deal

Both the leaders of the Democratic and Republican senators are hopeful of a deal being reached, but nothing has been formalised yet.

IMF boss warns US default could trigger worldwide recession

The US has until Thursday to raise its debt ceiling or face defaulting for the first time in its history.

# shutdown - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Statue of Liberty and Grand Canyon to reopen

US states will temporarily pay the running costs of world-famous landmarks.

# shutdown - Friday 11 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 of the most emotional images from the US Government shutdown Hold Us

9 of the most emotional images from the US Government shutdown

We’re going to the zoo, zoo, zoo… No. Wait. No we’re not.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here are the nine things you need to know this morning, as we head into the weekend…

Obama meets with Republicans in bid to end crisis

The two sides held talks in an effort to avert a looming debt crisis and end the continuing US federal shutdown.

# shutdown - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Obama names Janet Yellen as new chairman of US Federal Reserve

If confirmed by the Senate, Yellen would be the first woman to head a major central bank anywhere in the world.

# shutdown - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

'Extortion not part of our democracy' - Obama on default threat

'Extortion not part of our democracy' - Obama on default threat

Yes, it’s the debt ceiling issue again.

From The Daily Edge 5 of the best internet responses to the US government shutdown On/off Again

5 of the best internet responses to the US government shutdown

Sure g’wan, close down the country, no biggie.

Democrats plan to force Republicans into showdown on debt ceiling

A high-risk plan by Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid is expected to be opposed by Republicans, but it is not known if they will take the step of filibustering it.

# shutdown - Thursday 3 October, 2013

US shutdown enters third day after failed White House talks

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers home, museums and national parks are shut, much scientific research is on hold and the shutdown is now threatening already sluggish economic growth.

# shutdown - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Here's how one American newspaper reacted to the government shutdown

“They get paid while the nation suffers.”

Shutdown or no shutdown, Obamacare launched today

It is a piece of legislation so divisive that it has shut down one of the world’s largest governments, but one of Obamacare’s most important functions went live today regardless.

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.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

US government shuts down after Obamacare row

Around 800,000 government workers will be sent home today with back-pay not guaranteed.

# shutdown - Monday 30 September, 2013

Obama "not at all" resigned to a government shutdown

800,000 federal employees could be forced off the job, if a midnight deadline to extend spending bills is not reached.

US facing government shutdown over Obamacare

House Republicans attached an amendment to the government spending bill that would delay the healthcare legislation by a year.

# shutdown - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

San Diego restricts beach use after seal abuse

The ‘seal-cam’ captured people abusing and harassing seals at a beach in San Diego.

# shutdown - Monday 30 July, 2012

Automatic shutdown at South Korea nuclear reactor

Operators of the nuclear plant ruled out any possible radiation leak at the plant after the automatic shutdown.

# shutdown - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Shutdown: UK’s media watchdog closed in wake of phone hacking scandal

The Press Complaints Commission will be replaced with an interim body before a radically different regulator is set up in the wake of the Leveson inquiry.

# shutdown - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Thousands left stranded after Spanish airline collapses

An estimated 22,000 passengers were left in the lurch when Spanair announced a sudden shutdown on Friday.

# shutdown - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know by 9am: Cabinet to finalise social welfare cuts, Europe seeks powers to put weak countries ‘in administration’, and Stephen King’s lowest literary ebb?

# shutdown - Monday 21 November, 2011

Israel orders shutdown of Israeli-Palestinian radio station

Officials and the station’s operators said the move was politically motivated and part of a broader assault on democracy.

# shutdown - Monday 18 July, 2011

Stalled US budget talks virtually stagnant

The standoff on US debt continues between Barrack Obama’s Democratic party, and the majority seat holders in Congress, the Republican party.

# shutdown - Monday 16 May, 2011

US to stop pension payments as national debt reaches $14.3 TRILLION legal limit

Timothy Geithner tells Congress that the US has reached its legal limit for debt – and he’ll need to take drastic action.

# shutdown - Monday 11 April, 2011

Obama to prepare plan for US's long-term deficit reduction

After averting a shutdown with a short-term agreement, the White House is now focussing on brokering a bigger budget deal.

# shutdown - Saturday 9 April, 2011

US government avoids shut down after last minute deal on budget spending

The ‘historic’ agreement came just an hour before government funding was due to run out forcing thousands of government workers to take leave.