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 U.S. faces 'sanctions fatigue’?

Republican Senator of Florida Marco Rubio admitted that U.S. Congress’s enthusiasm for additional sanctions against Russia is waning. "We face a little bit of sanctions fatigue around here these days. …

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U.S. threatens Russia with 'sanctions against trolls'

U.S. Republican and Democratic senators will introduce legislation today seeking to deter Russia from possible meddling in U.S. elections by threatening stiff sanctions on its banking, energy and defense industries and sovereign debt, Reuters …

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U.S. government shutdown deal reached

Congressional negotiators have reached what they are calling "an agreement in principle" to avoid a second partial government shutdown set to begin on Saturday. “We’ve had a good evening. We’ve reached …

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 U.S. to be able to sue members of OPEC?

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators rolled out a bill that would allow the Justice Department to sue members of OPEC for antitrust violations, The Wall Street Journal reported. The House Judiciary Committee passed the bipartisan …

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 U.S. Congress estimates shutdown economic impact

The federal government shutdown cost the U.S. economy $11 billion, according to a new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office, reflecting lost output from federal workers, delayed government spending and reduced demand. The report …

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U.S. House votes to bar Trump from exiting NATO

The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation aimed at preventing President Donald Trump from withdrawing from NATO. The Democratic-led House approved the measure by a bipartisan 357-22 vote, with the only …

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House passes bill for Trump's $5 billion border wall

With Washington a little more than 24 hours away from a partial government shutdown, the House of Representatives passed a spending bill that includes an additional $5 billion for U.S. President Donald Trump's border wall. …

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