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More than enough senators have voted to advance bill ending government shutdown, vote still underwayMore than enough senators have voted to advance bill ending government shutdown, vote still underway
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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., left, and Sen. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., arrive for a bipartisan meeting of senators, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Day Three of the government shutdown. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
The Latest: Senate advances bill to reopen governmentThe Senate has advanced a bill reopening federal agencies through Feb. 8 after Democrats relented and lifted their blockade against the legislation.
The Associated Press11 minutes ago
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, right, attends a press conference with Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in London, Monday Jan. 22, 2018. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that he sees progress in getting European support for tough new penalties against Iran that could prevent a U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. (Jack Hill/Pool via AP)
The Latest: Tillerson says US discussing Syria security zoneSecretary of State Rex Tillerson says the United States is discussing with Turkey and others the possibility of setting up a "security zone" on the Syria border to address Turkey's concerns about a Kurdish enclave there
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
A Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour boat passes by the Statue of Liberty after dropping passengers off there, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in New York, after resuming service early Monday during the government shutdown. The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island opened for visitors Monday, with New York state picking up the tab for the federal workers. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Shutdown end in sight as senators announce agreementDemocrats began aligning with a plan to reopen the federal government Monday as the Senate began a key vote
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
People walk through the congress center on the eve of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The meeting brings together entrepreneurs, scientists, chief executives and political leaders from Jan. 23 to 26. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
The Latest: CEOs confident in future, survey findsAn annual survey of business leaders from consulting firm PwC shows a record proportion of CEOs are optimistic about the global economy, at least in the short term
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
A Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island tour boat passes by the Statue of Liberty after dropping passengers off there, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in New York, after resuming service early Monday during the government shutdown. The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island opened for visitors Monday, with New York state picking up the tab for the federal workers. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Government shutdown stretches into workweek, sows confusionMany federal employees are starting a workweek with confusion and anxiety over a government shutdown that will lock hundreds of thousands of them out of their jobs
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed speaks during a media briefing in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The exiled former leader of the Maldives says this year's presidential election could be the last chance to extricate his country from increasing Chinese influence, which he claims amounts to a land grab in the guise of investments in island development. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)
Maldives ex-leader says Chinese projects akin to land grabThe exiled former leader of the Maldives has said this year's presidential election could be the last chance to extricate his country from increasing Chinese influence
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
Schumer says Democrats will vote to advance plan to reopen the governmentSchumer says Democrats will vote to advance plan to reopen the government
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
Turkish army tanks enter Afrin, an enclave in northern Syria controlled by U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters, in Hassa, Hatay, Turkey, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his country will "not take a step back" from its military operation on Afrin. Speaking in Ankara on Monday - the third day of the operation— Erdogan said Turkey's "fundamental goal" is ensuring national security, preserving Syria's territorial integrity and protecting the Syrian people.(AP Photo)
Fighting rages amid Turkish push in Kurdish enclave in SyriaSyria's Kurdish militia says it's repelled Turkish troops from villages seized in Ankara's offensive against enclave
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2016 file photo, Pope Francis and then Lutheran World Federation President Palestinian Bishop Munib Younan arrive for an ecumenical event at the Malmo arena, Sweden. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was in Jerusalem Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, expressing his full-throated support for Israel. Palestinian Christians say Pence's brand of evangelical Christianity, which embraces modern-day Israel as a fulfilment of biblical prophecy, lacks their faith’s compassion, including for those who have endured half a century of Israeli occupation. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Palestinian Christians slam Pence's pro-Israel faithPalestinian Christians say U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's brand of evangelical Christianity lacks their faith's component of justice, including for those under occupation
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US orders extra air cargo screening for flights from MideastThe U.S. aviation security agency says it has issued an emergency order requiring additional screening of airline cargo on flights departing for the United States from five Mideast countries to prevent a terrorist attack
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Supreme Court sides with police over partygoers in wild bashThe Supreme Court is siding with police over partygoers in a dispute about arrests at a bash at a vacant home in the District of Columbia
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