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US Congress Reaches Deal to Avoid Government Shutdown

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United States congressional negotiators reached an agreement Monday night in order to avoid the deadline for another government shutdown. The agreement reached would finance new construction along the U.S.-Mexico border (AP). Republican Senator Richard Shelby did not give an outline for the plan yet but commented that staff will work that out (Al Jazeera). The […]

Trump’s America and the Global Economy

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Hours after taking office in January 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump began implementing his 100-day action plan, aimed at bolstering the American workforce, economy and security (WP). In his Inaugural Speech, Trump announced that “[w]e must protect our borders from the ravages of other countries making our products, stealing our companies and destroying our jobs” […]