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US economy lost $11 billion during 35 day shutdown

US economy expects $8 billion to be recovered as the government reopens and employees receive back pay.

Jan 29, 2019, 08:09 AM IST

Trump doubts lawmakers will reach border wall deal

The agreement Trump signed on Friday that temporarily reopened the government does not provide any new money for the wall.

Jan 28, 2019, 12:13 PM IST

US government agencies gear up to restart operations on Monday

The partial government shutdown - at 35 days the longest in U.S. history - led to some 800,000 federal workers going unpaid, including 380,000 furloughed workers. 

Jan 27, 2019, 16:07 PM IST

Donald Trump signs bill ending longest government shutdown in US history

President Donald Trump on Friday signed the bill ending the longest government shutdown in US history.

Jan 26, 2019, 08:09 AM IST

Sikhs in US to donate funds, food to unpaid federal workers

Transportation Security Administration workers are one of the lowest paid employees and have been working without pay since the shutdown began on December 22.

Jan 25, 2019, 17:54 PM IST

US shutdown forces NASA to postpone Day of Remembrance

The ceremony scheduled for January 31 has been postponed by NASA, Administrator Jim Bridenstine said, until the agency`s employees start working again.

Jan 25, 2019, 13:22 PM IST

Missed paychecks are 'sacrifices', Trump's daughter-in-law says in interview

Lara Trump, who is married to Eric Trump and is also a campaign adviser, made the remarks earlier this week to digital news network.

Jan 24, 2019, 17:29 PM IST

US can see zero Q1 growth due to shutdown: White House adviser

The partial shutdown that triggered over Donald Trump's demand to build wall across the US-Mexico border is now strecthed to the 33rd day.

Jan 24, 2019, 11:02 AM IST

US courts likely to run out of money on February 1

The Justice Department also asked courts to temporarily put on hold some cases in which the federal government was a party until the shutdown ended.

Jan 23, 2019, 17:07 PM IST

Trump to make 'major' announcement on shutdown, border issue on Saturday

President Donald Trump has said he will make a "major" announcement Saturday on the ongoing federal government shutdown and the humanitarian crisis on the US-Mexico border.

Jan 19, 2019, 06:31 AM IST

US shutdown delays space missions but NASA not grounded: Report

Over 95 per cent of the space agency`s employees have been furloughed due to Trump's partial shutdown.

Jan 17, 2019, 13:48 PM IST

Government shutdown puts US at significant hacking risk

The federal freeze has put the US at a significant risk for both short and long-term cyberattacks.

Jan 17, 2019, 11:44 AM IST

Spanish chef provides food to US federal workers amid government shutdown

The lunches would normally cost between $8 and $10 each, but they were being served free to any and all federal workers who showed up.

Jan 17, 2019, 10:42 AM IST

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi pushes Donald Trump to delay State of Union speech

The standoff was triggered by Trump`s demand for $5.7 billion to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, which Democrats oppose.

Jan 17, 2019, 06:26 AM IST

Factbox: Impact on US government widens on 25th day of shutdown

A 1995-1996 shutdown over a funding battle between Democratic President Bill Clinton and Republican House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich lasted 21 days.

Jan 16, 2019, 10:54 AM IST

Government shutdown because of Democrats: Trump

The partial government shutdown, which is the longest ever, has left more than 800,000 federal government workers out of work across the key departments.

Jan 15, 2019, 09:30 AM IST

Trump's economic adviser compares government shutdown to vacation

The shutdown has impacted roughly a quarter of the federal government and hundreds of thousands of federal workers.

Jan 14, 2019, 09:43 AM IST

US President Donald Trump urges Democrats to visit White House for talks to end government shutdown

"I am in the White House waiting for you!" Trump told the Democrats through his Twitter account and threatened that the shutdown could continue for a long time if there is no agreement.

Jan 12, 2019, 22:35 PM IST

US shutdown becomes longest on record

US President Donald Trump and Congress have been at loggerheads over his demand to include in the budget $5.7 billion funding for building a wall along the Mexico border.

Jan 12, 2019, 17:15 PM IST

Not so fast: US President Donald Trump on declaring national emergency

Hitting out at mediapersons in the room, Trump said, "You write about nonsense... You don't report it because you're fake news... You don't want to tell the story about what's going on at the border."

Jan 12, 2019, 07:37 AM IST