Thứ bảy, 01 19th

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U.S. President Donald Trump forced House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to cancel a planned trip to Afghanistan and Brussels on Thursday, the latest maneuver in a bitter political battle over the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.

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An Air Force bus waits on the Capitol plaza after President Donald Trump used his executive power to deny military aircraft to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi just before she was depart to visit troops abroad, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 17, 2019.

U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to sign a bill Wednesday that would guarantee federal workers will eventually be paid for the duration of the ongoing partial government shutdown, but when those paychecks may come is still a mystery as he and Democrats remain far from resolving the crisis.

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President Donald Trump speaks at the American Farm Bureau Federation's 100th Annual Convention, Monday Jan. 14, 2019, in New Orleans.

U.S. President Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, William Barr, on Tuesday pledged to shield the special counsel's Russia probe from political pressures and took issue with Trump's labeling the investigation of his inner circle's contacts with Moscow as a "witch hunt."

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Attorney General nominee William Barr testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 15, 2019.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday stayed out of the fight over whether President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general is unlawful by rejecting a motion relating to the matter filed in a pending case.

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FILE - Acting United States Attorney General Matt Whitaker speaks before introducing President Donald Trump at the 2018 Project Safe Neighborhoods National Conference in Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 7, 2018

Assailing President Donald Trump for “a crisis of leadership,” former Obama Cabinet member Julian Castro joined the 2020 presidential race Saturday as the rush of Democrats making early moves to challenge the incumbent accelerates.

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Former San Antonio Mayor and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro announced his decision to seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, Jan. 12, 2019, in San Antonio.

The U.S. Senate on Thursday night unanimously passed a bill guaranteeing federal workers they will be paid everything they are owed when the government shutdown ends.

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A U.S. Internal Revenue Services employee holds signs in front of the federal building at a rally against the U.S. federal government shutdown, in Ogden, Utah, Jan. 10, 2019.

U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly walked out of a meeting with top Democratic lawmakers at the White House Wednesday after they again refused his demand for funding to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border to thwart illegal immigration.

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FILE - President Donald Trump walks out of the Oval Office of the White House Jan. 4, 2019, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence follows.

President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders in Congress made clear Tuesday in nationally televised remarks that while each side supports border security efforts, they remain far apart on the scale and cost of what those measures should be.

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, left, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, center, and President Donald Trump are seen in this composite image.

U.S. congressional staff members and White House officials met Saturday in Washington in an effort to end a partial government shutdown that was in its 15th day, but ended discussions a few hours later. They planned to meet again Sunday.

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White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Vice President Mike Pence talk upon leaving the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Jan. 5, 2019, in Washington. Pence had led federal shutdown talks with congressional leaders.

U.S. employers dramatically stepped up their hiring in December, adding 312,000 jobs in an encouraging display of strength for an economy in the midst of a trade war, slowing global growth and a partial shutdown of the federal government.

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FILE - A "Help Wanted" sign hangs in a store window in New York.

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