US security concerns force CIA to call back some employees amid shutdown

In view of the national security, CIA has reportedly asked some employees to return to work as their absence is posing a threat.

Republicans can`t demand ransom for doing their job: Barack Obama

OAs the US government shutdown entered Day 9, with the added scourge of US default deadline of October 17 looming near, President Barack Obama reprimanded the Republicans for using ‘extortion’ tactics.

US govt shutdown enters 2nd week as October 17 deadline nears

The White House and the Democratic party leadership in the Congress, by late last night, were appeared to be working towards to convince the Republican party to agree to a long-term USD 1 trillion debt-limit increase.