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Trump to declare 'emergency' to fund his border wall

Trump to declare 'emergency' to fund his border wall

President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency Friday to fund his long-sought US-Mexico border wall, after agreeing to a measure that prevents a new government shutdown but excludes the billions he demanded for the barrier.

Trump attacks top Democrat for rejecting Mexico wall deal

Trump attacks top Democrat for rejecting Mexico wall deal

US President Donald Trump bitterly attacked top Democrat Nancy Pelosi on Sunday after she rejected a deal on immigration and the Mexico border wall that would end a 30-day-old government shutdown.

US Congress aiming to approve $1tn spending bill

US Congress aiming to approve $1tn spending bill

Republican leaders in the House of Representatives hope to unveil soon the product of long negotiations over a $1tn spending bill.

One year on, Trump leads divided US into government shutdown

One year on, Trump leads divided US into government shutdown

President Donald Trump marked the first anniversary of his inauguration Saturday with his government in shutdown, accusing Democrats of taking Americans hostage with their demands.

Day heads stellar cast to set up a Masters special

Day heads stellar cast to set up a Masters special

If a standout movie is guaranteed by a stellar cast, then the Masters is shaping up as one of the best in recent memory with all of the game’s leading players having produced superb form over the past three months.

Camels 1 in final, Hurricanes beat Lions and Al Khor

Camels 1 in final, Hurricanes beat Lions and Al Khor

Camels 1 advanced to the first ever Qatar Rugby Sevens cup finals courtesy of their unbeaten record.

Kim sets course record to lead Australian Open

Kim sets course record to lead Australian Open

South Korea’s SooBin Kim fired a course record nine-under par 63 to lead the LPGA-sanctioned Australian Women’s Open at The Grange in Adelaide yesterday.