US Congress ends a brief government shutdown by reaching a wide-ranging deal that is expected to push budget deficits into the $1 trillion-a-year zone.
The shutdown, which technically started at midnight, was the second this year under Republican President Donald Trump.
US Senators are expected to take up and pass the breakthrough bill and then send it to the House of Representatives which will barely have time to debate it before government funding expires at midnight.
The opposition has condemned the rush to hold the election, saying it undercuts political negotiations and gives President Nicolas Maduro an opportunity to engineer a second term for himself.
The breakthrough came at midnight on Thursday the deadline for Congress to pass a stopgap spending measure - its fifth since October - or once again turn the lights out on the federal government.
Documents show Boston police searched for keywords they identified as "Islamic extremist terminology," including words like "ISIS" and "caliphate" as well as Arabic words such as "ummah," which means "community."
Congressional leaders say they were close to clinching an elusive budget deal that would keep government open despite President Donald Trump calling for a shutdown if he does not get his way on immigration.
New York Fashion Week 2018 will see international designer fashion labels present the Fall/Winter 2018 collections at the biannual event. A week before the event, Weinstein’s wife Georgina Chapman cancelled her Marchesa show.
Intelligence panel votes unanimously in favour of publicly releasing the Democratic rebuttal to President Donald Trump and fellow Republicans' claims that the FBI abused its powers while investigating his presidential campaign.
Two days of steep losses erase market's gains from the start of the year, ending a period of record-setting calm for stocks.
If the launch succeeds, the Falcon Heavy will rank as the most powerful rocket in operation today and the mightiest space vehicle to blast off from the United States since NASA's Saturn 5 rockets last carried astronauts to the moon 45 years ago.
UN draft resolution expresses grave concern over three reported chlorine attacks in Eastern Ghouta in recent weeks and asserts that those responsible for using chemical weapons must be held accountable.
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