U.S. government shutdown looms, lawmakers in hectic negotiations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers raced against the clock to avert a federal government shutdown on Friday but it was not clear if hectic negotiations...

With no deal in sight, Congress faces looming government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress raced the clock to avoid a federal government shutdown before a midnight deadline on Friday after a meeting betwe...

With no deal in sight, U.S. Congress faces looming government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress raced the clock to avoid a federal government shutdown before a midnight deadline on Friday after a meeting betwe...

UNRWA: Aid freeze due to diplomatic row

The head of the United Nations agency for Palestinians said Friday the U.S. decision to freeze tens of millions of dollars in aid resulted from diplomatic dispu...

Four Al-Shabab militants killed in Somalia strike

U.S forces in Somalia said Friday that four Al-Shabab militants were killed in an airstrike as part of the ongoing offensive against the militants.

Pence Mideast trip on track despite govt shutdown threat

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will still head to the Middle East late Friday for a high-stakes trip, despite the threat of a government shutdown looming over W...

Iraqi Tube attack teen pleads not guilty

An Iraqi teenager Friday pleaded not guilty to allegations he was behind the attempted bombing of a London underground train last year that left 30 people injur...

In Iraq, 1.3M kids displaced by war on Daesh

About half the 2.6 million people displaced in Iraq after a three-year war with Daesh (ISIS)militants are children and persisting violence hampers efforts to ea...

No deal reached as Schumer, Trump meet to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday to search for ways to avert a U...

Future Movement and Lebanese Forces talk alliance

Prime Minister Saad Hariri discussed the framework for a strategic alliance between the Future Movement and the Lebanese Forces during a meeting with Informatio...

Maine man punches self in face to avoid sobriety test: cops

Police in Maine have accused a man of punching himself in the face three times to avoid a sobriety test.

Schumer, Trump meet at White House as government shutdown looms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday to search for ways to avert a U...

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