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Government begins shutting down as Congress races to agree on short-term spending bill

Government begins shutting down as Congress races to agree on short-term spending bill

By Lisa Mascaro | Tribune Washington Bureau

January 20, 2018


Filed under National

The federal government began shutting down early Saturday after a flurry of dramatic, last-minute negotiations failed to end the congressional deadlock over a spending bill before a midnight deadline.

Death toll in California mudslides rises to 20 as crews search for the missing

Death toll in California mudslides rises to 20 as crews search for the missing

By Elizabeth Elizalde and Leonard Greene | New York Daily News

January 16, 2018


Filed under National

A somber candlelight vigil Sunday drew thousands of people who paid tribute to victims of devastating mudslides that have already killed at least 20 people in a Southern California town ravaged by water and muck.

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