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# us-shutdown - Friday 25 January, 2019

Separate Republican and Democrat bills aimed at ending the US shutdown failed overnight

Meanwhile, The White House has identified more than $7 billion in potential funds for US President Donald Trump’s border wall.

# us-shutdown - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Donald Trump delays State of the Union speech until government shutdown is over

Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi has effectively blocked Trump from giving his State of the Union address.

# us-shutdown - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Pelosi tells Trump that his State of the Union should be postponed for safety reasons

Pelosi says that the shutdown has meant that the Secret Service cannot plan properly.

# us-shutdown - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Christmas shutdown for the US government with Trump painted as the 'Grinch who stole the deal'

Around 800,000 federal employees may be forced to ditch work or work without pay ahead of Christmas.

# us-shutdown - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Markets wobble as US debt talks falter

Fitch has placed the US credit rating on a Negative Watch, as the stock market fell today.

# us-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.

# us-shutdown - Saturday 5 October, 2013

Talks on landmark EU - US trade deal postponed as a result of shutdown

The negotiations had been due to begin in Brussels next week.

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