us gov't shutdown

A WORKER STANDS next to a newly built section of the US border fence at Sunland Park, New Mexico.

Talks to avert U.S. gov't shutdown break down over detention policies

No further talks were scheduled, a source told Reuters on Sunday on condition of anonymity.

Florida Senator Marco Rubio

Anti-BDS bill advanced by Senate, U.S.-Israel security ties boosted

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, supports both measures and is actively recruiting Democratic votes for its bipartisan passage.

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally on the eve of the U.S. mid-term elections

U.S. gov't in fourth week of shutdown amid stalemate

National parks also remain shuttered, food and drug inspections have been curtailed and key economic data is on hold, among other impacts.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer

Democrats vote to delay passage of Israel bill until shutdown ends

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, Democrat of New York, said his caucus will not vote in favor of any bills until the crisis passes.

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