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What happens if the US government shuts down?

The US government's stopgap funding expires on January 19 and negotiations on a budget have stalled. What happens next?

Trump and Republicans

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Charges dropped for 129 anti-Trump protest defendants

The government will pursue felony charges against 59 defendants, putting them at risk of decades in jail.

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2017 revealed as warmest non-El Nino year

Dramatic rise in global temperatures continues, according to World Meteorological Organisation.

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Ohio teen Joseph Haynes killed by police in court

Teenage boy fatally shot as scuffles broke out between deputy sheriff and family after juvenile hearing in US state.

Joseph Haynes

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HRW: Populist demagogues threaten human rights

Executive director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth, discusses the danger posed by the rise of authoritarian leaders in US and Europe.

Kenneth Roth

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Tillerson denies US plans to form Syria border force

Reported US-initiated Syria border force is 'misportrayed, misdescribed and some people misspoke', top US diplomat says.

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Trump's Fake News Awards blasted as 'terrifying'

Donald Trump unveiled the winners late Wednesday, escalating his attacks on some of the major US media outlets.

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Republican Jeff Flake compares Trump with Stalin

The US president has recently come under fire from within his own party by those who claim he is eroding public trust in US institutions by threatening anyone critical of him.

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Vancouver talks: US threatens North Korea to accept negotiations

The talks, which did not include Russia or China, are not expected to be a venue for resolving the conflict with North Korea, but rather a coordination of efforts.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

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Venezuela considers offering deep discount in petro

The Venezuelan government is pressing ahead with an attempt to capitalize on the success of cryptocurrencies.

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