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Trump signals Mexico wall funding may wait several months for more pressing concerns
CBC Radio-Canada • Reuters
China won’t let its construction crews work in West Bank
Washington Post • Associated Press
The Latest: Allies to coordinate action on North Korea
Washington Post • Associated Press
Brazil corruption scandal is business as usual for Odebrecht
Washington Post • Mauricio Savarese ,  Ap
Government shutdown could impact defense contractors, disrupt weapons production
CNBC • Jeff Daniels
Trump signals delay on border wall funding to avoid government shutdown
The Guardian • Staff, Agencies
North Korea quiet amid expectation of missile follow-up
Washington Post • Eric Talmadge ,  Ap
Trump's push to fund wall may be delayed as government shutdown looms
CNBC
Guards Who Left a Prisoner to Die of Dehydration, After Water Was Cut for Seven Days, Could Face Charges
Slate • Elliot Hannon
Trump administration imposes sanctions on 271 employees of Syrian research center
Washington Post • Karen Deyoung
 
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Trump signals Mexico wall funding may wait several months for more pressing concerns
CBC Radio-CanadaReuters
U.S. President Donald Trump indicated an openness on Monday to delaying his push to secure funds for his promised border wall with Mexico, potentially eliminating a sticking point as lawmakers worked to avoid a looming shutdown of the federal government. Trump, in...
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International Security, Politics & Policy
China won’t let its construction crews work in West Bank
Washington PostAssociated Press
China is not allowing Chinese construction crews to work in the West Bank because it opposes Israeli settlements in what it considers occupied Palestinian territory.
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International Security, Politics & Policy
The Latest: Allies to coordinate action on North Korea
Washington PostAssociated Press
The Latest on tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):
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International Security
Brazil corruption scandal is business as usual for Odebrecht
Washington PostMauricio Savarese ,  Ap
Grinning in front of the camera, the former CEO of the huge Brazilian builder at the center of the world’s biggest corruption scandal spoke frankly about the billions in bribes and illegal financing that the Odebrecht company put into the pockets and...
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Defense Contracting, Politics & Policy
Government shutdown could impact defense contractors, disrupt weapons production
CNBCJeff Daniels
A federal government shutdown could result in major furloughs at the Department of Defense and even disrupt the production of weapon systems, according to experts. Now almost seven months through the current fiscal year, the federal government is operating under a continuing...
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Homeland Security, Politics & Policy
Trump signals delay on border wall funding to avoid government shutdown
The GuardianStaff, Agencies
Donald Trump has indicated he is willing to delay his demand for funding of his Mexican border wall to avoid a shutdown of the federal government. Trump, in a private meeting with conservative media outlets, said he might wait until Republicans begin...
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International Security
North Korea quiet amid expectation of missile follow-up
Washington PostEric Talmadge ,  Ap
A U.S. guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea on Tuesday and envoys from the U.S., Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo, as North Korea prepared to mark the anniversary of the founding of its military.
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
Trump's push to fund wall may be delayed as government shutdown looms
CNBC
U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested there is flexibility in his approach to getting funding for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border as talks to keep the government funded head to an end of week deadline.
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Homeland Security
Guards Who Left a Prisoner to Die of Dehydration, After Water Was Cut for Seven Days, Could Face Charges
SlateElliot Hannon
Photo by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via Getty Images Prosecutors, on Monday, laid out details of the desperate final week of life for Terrill Thomas, an inmate at a Milwaukee County jail, who, last April, died of dehydration in solitary...
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Defense Policy, Politics & Policy
Trump administration imposes sanctions on 271 employees of Syrian research center
Washington PostKaren Deyoung
The center is allegedly connected to the April 4 chemical weapons attack.
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