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January 11, 2019 10:57 PM Amtrak works to modernize, speed up trains in busiest U.S. rail corridor

ABOARD AMTRAK TRAIN 182 (Reuters) - Amtrak is gearing up to introduce new high-speed Acela trains as it plans to spend billions of dollars in upgrades on the busiest U.S. rail corridor. The national U.S. passenger railroad on Friday gave reporters a tour by train of the busy northeast corridor from Washington to New York, showing off places where the rail system 111

January 11, 2019 8:57 PM Trump says not in a rush to declare emergency in border wall fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not declare a national emergency for now as a way of securing funds for a border wall and ending a partial government shutdown, adding that he would rather see the U.S. Congress act. “We want Congress to do its job,” Trump said during a White House event on border security, adding 106

January 10, 2019 10:22 PM Republican Senator Graham: Trump should use emergency powers to fund wall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Thursday that President Donald Trump should declare a national emergency and bypass Congress to fund a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “refusal to negotiate on funding for a border wall/barrier - even if the government were to be reopened - virtually ends the congressional 95

January 10, 2019 9:52 PM U.S. House passes bills that would re-open Agriculture, Transportation agencies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed two bills that would re-open the departments of Agriculture, Transportation and other agencies that have been largely shuttered for nearly three weeks. The House, led by Democrats, on Wednesday passed a bill to re-open the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service. Senate 117

January 9, 2019 2:44 AM Trump addresses the nation, Democrats respond

President Trump claimed that "the federal government remains shut down for one reason and one reason only: because Democrats will not fund border security.” It’s not true that Democrats oppose funding for border security, they just aren't willing to meet Trump’s demand for more than $5 billion in wall funding. Congressional Democratic leaders have offered 104

January 7, 2019 7:39 PM SoftBank to slash planned WeWork investment: FT

(Reuters) - SoftBank Corp is in talks to invest $2 billion in U.S. shared office space provider WeWork Cos Inc this year, a much lower amount than the $16 billion discussed towards the end of last year, the Financial Times reported on Monday. The deal will now not include the participation of SoftBank’s Vision Fund, which had been a major backer of SoftBank’s 111

December 30, 2018 10:22 PM Hammond accused of failing to release funding for no-deal Brexit

(Reuters) - Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has been accused by his colleagues in the cabinet of failing to release the necessary funding required to prepare Britain for a no-deal Brexit, the Telegraph newspaper reported late on Sunday. British Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has written to the Treasury saying his department was given 85

December 27, 2018 4:30 PM Trump administration puts stop to new flood insurance policies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration has decided it cannot authorize new flood insurance policies, citing the partial shutdown of the federal government due to a budget impasse in Congress and potentially putting thousands of home sales in limbo. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which oversees a federal program that insures 120

December 23, 2018 7:00 PM Stars call on President Donald Trump to resign after government shutdown

Celebrities urged President Donald Trump to resign as commander in chief following the news of the government shutdown. Stars including George Takei, Bette Midler, Kathy Griffin, Chris Evans and Mark Hamill called on Trump to step down after the conflict over the controversial border wall and its funding. "Trump was eager to take credit for the stock 116

December 22, 2018 7:42 PM White House expects $5 billion allocated for border security and barriers, official says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s White House wants to see $5 billion for border security and the construction of physical barriers in any stop-gap government funding bill passed by Congress, a senior administration official said on Saturday. “We continue to articulate what our expectations are for Congress, which is $5 billion for border 137