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Senate Reaches Deal To End Government Shutdown

5435148905_6bdfe12214_b The US Senate on Monday reached a deal to reopen the federal government, with Democrats accepting a compromise spending bill to end days of partisan bickering that forced hundreds of thousands of government employees to stay home without pay. Read More

Terror Charges Filed Against New York Subway Bomber

Akayed Ullah The United States on Tuesday unveiled federal terrorism charges against the Bangladeshi driver who detonated a bomb in a New York subway passageway, after allegedly being inspired by the Islamic State group and self-radicalizing as early as 2014. Read More

Russia Barred From 2018 Winter Olympics Over Doping Allegations

2010_Olympic_Winter_Games_Opening_Ceremony_-_Russia_entering Posted: Tuesday, December 5, 2017 – 11:44 AM Russia’s state-sponsored doping scheme constitutes an “unprecedented attack on the integrity of the Olympic Games and sport”, the IOC chief Thomas Bach said Tuesday. Bach was speaking after Russia were banned from the 2018 Olympics on Tuesday over state-sponsored doping. However, Russian competitors would be able to […] Read More