Senator, Democrat, Republican agree to deal on debt ceiling bill

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Latest on the US government shutdown (all times local):7:40 p.m.The Senate is set to pass a spending measure that would allow the government to continue operating and reopen for the first time since January 16.The House is set for a vote on a short-term funding bill that would fund the government […]

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Obama ‘unprecedented’ on trade talks with Trump, says trade bill

Washington – The US president is “unprepared” to renegotiate trade deals with President Donald Trump, the chief executive of the AFL-CIO said on Wednesday, adding the president’s administration was “unacceptable” for the AFL to be negotiating its own trade deals.“This is unprecedented, it is unprecedented for the president of the United States to do what […]

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