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India’s Modi seen appeasing voters, putting reforms aside in…

India’s Modi seen appeasing voters, putting reforms aside in…

Published 28/01/2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Desperate for five more years in power, India’s Hindu nationalist government will woo rural and urban middle-class voters with farm relief [more…]

Modi considers three options to aid Indian farmers hit by low crop…

Modi considers three options to aid Indian farmers hit by low crop…

Published 28/12/2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is considering three options for a relief package to help farmers suffering because of low crop [more…]

U.S. government partially shut down in fight over Trump’s border wall

U.S. government partially shut down in fight over Trump’s border wall

Published 22/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government was partially shut down on Saturday in a fierce dispute over President Donald Trump’s demands that Congress assign $5 [more…]

States help run U.S. National Parks in federal government shutdown

States help run U.S. National Parks in federal government shutdown

Published 22/12/2018

(Reuters) - While U.S. National Parks will generally remain open with a skeleton staff through the federal government shutdown, Republican governors in at least two [more…]

Government to shut down in fight over Trump’s border wall

Government to shut down in fight over Trump’s border wall

Published 22/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government was to begin a partial shutdown at midnight on Friday after Republican senators failed to muster the votes needed [more…]

House told 24-hour notice before vote to fund government

House told 24-hour notice before vote to fund government

Published 22/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy informed lawmakers on Friday they will be given a 24-hour notice before a vote to [more…]

House adjourns, ensuring a government shutdown

House adjourns, ensuring a government shutdown

Published 22/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives adjourned just before 7 p.m. on Friday night (0000 GMT on Saturday), leaving the Capitol before approving [more…]

U.S. government appears headed toward partial shutdown-…

U.S. government appears headed toward partial shutdown-…

Published 21/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government appeared headed toward a partial shutdown, even as negotiations continued, after Senate leaders determined there was not support for [more…]

Trump likely to agree to two-week government funding extension

Trump likely to agree to two-week government funding extension

Published 02/12/2018

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One on Saturday he expects to agree to a two-week [more…]

U.S. state spending exceeds $2 trillion in fiscal 2018: report

U.S. state spending exceeds $2 trillion in fiscal 2018: report

Published 15/11/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. state spending topped $2 trillion for the first time in fiscal 2018, with Medicaid expenditures rising the most along with [more…]