US House passes stopgap spending bill to avert government shutdown – Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsia US House passes stopgap spending bill to avert government shutdownChannel NewsAsiaThe U.S. House of Representatives on Friday overwhelmingly passed stopgap legislation to avert a government shutdown at midnight and buy time on reaching a deal on federal spending through the end of the fiscal year. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald …US Congress readies votes… Continue reading…

Brazilian Labor Unions Stage Nationwide Strike Against Temer's Agenda – Bloomberg

Bloomberg Brazilian Labor Unions Stage Nationwide Strike Against Temer’s AgendaBloombergMillions of Brazilians were stranded without public transport and faced shuttered banks and schools on Friday as labor unions staged a nationwide strike against President Michel Temer’s reform agenda. Get the latest on global politics in your inbox … and more » Powered by WPeMatico