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UPDATE 10-Oil gains on Forties Pipeline shutdown, New York blast

* U.S. output rise undermines OPEC-led efforts to tighten market (Updates with settlement prices)

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UPDATE 9-Oil gains on Forties Pipeline shutdown, New York blast

* U.S. output rise undermines OPEC-led efforts to tighten market (Updates prices, adds comment)

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UPDATE 8-Oil gains on Forties Pipeline shutdown, New York blast

* Output rise undermines OPEC-led efforts to tighten market (Updates with information on pipeline shutdown, updates prices; changes dateline to NEW YORK, previously LONDON.)

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Liberal Activists to Democrats: Protect Young Immigrants or Shut Down Government

Democrats want a deal to shield young undocumented immigrants from deportation, but liberal activists question their party’s willingness to provoke a shutdown.

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Where Congress stands on GOP tax plan, shutdown

Republican leaders in Congress are charging toward the end of the year with two major goals in mind: Passing a landmark overhaul of the US tax system and keeping the federal government running.

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GOP shutdown solution is a holiday mirage

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Trump signs short-term gov't funding bill, averts shutdown: White House spokeswoman

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has signed legislation to fund the federal government for two more weeks, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Friday, a move that averts a government shutdown while Congress negotiated a longer-term budget deal.

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Congress averts government shutdown for now

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress moved rapidly on Thursday to send President Donald Trump a short-term funding bill to avert a government shutdown this weekend, leaving fights over budget priorities and a range of other controversial issues for the coming weeks.

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Congress moves to avoid government shutdown, talks resume Friday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress on Thursday moved rapidly to send President Donald Trump a short-term funding bill that would avert a government shutdown this weekend, leaving fights over budget priorities and other controversial issues for later this month.

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Exclusive: White House doesn't foresee shutdown, Trump wants 20 percent corporate tax

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House is confident it can craft a deal to avoid a government shutdown and foresees a compromise with lawmakers that will include increases in defense and non-defense spending, White House legislative affairs director Marc Short said on Thursday.

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Exclusive: Trump wants 20 percent corporate tax rate, shutdown not expected - White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump wants the U.S. corporate tax rate to be 20 percent and the White House is confident that it can craft a deal to avoid a government shutdown, White House legislative affairs director Marc Short said on Thursday.

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Trump, Democrats face off over potential government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will face off with Democratic leaders of Congress on Thursday in a high-stakes White House meeting intended to bridge differences over a spending bill and preventing a government shutdown.

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Trump and Democrats face off over potential U.S. government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will face off with Democratic leaders of Congress on Thursday in a high-stakes White House meeting intended to bridge differences over a spending bill and preventing a government shutdown.

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Trump and Democrats face off over potential government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will face off with Democratic leaders of Congress on Thursday in a high-stakes White House meeting intended to bridge differences over a spending bill and prevent a government shutdown.

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Congress poised to dodge shutdown deadline, but another looms

The prognosis to avert a government shutdown looks promising for now, as House Republicans prepare to put a short-term spending bill on the floor Thursday to keep the federal government running for another two weeks.

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Trump faces off with Democrats over potential government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will face off with Democratic leaders of Congress on Thursday in a high-stakes White House meeting intended to bridge differences over a spending bill and prevent a government shutdown.

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Trump warns of government shutdown threat ahead of meeting with lawmakers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday again raised the possibility of a U.S. government shutdown by week's end - blaming Democrats for that possible outcome - one day before he is due to host Republican and Democratic congressional leaders for talks on a spending bill.

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CA wildfires prompt TV production shutdowns

Raging wildfires in Southern California have caused at least two television series to temporarily shut down production for safety reasons, the show's studios tell CNN.

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The race to fund the government is on

It's three days until a potential government shutdown and Republicans are still charting a path forward to head off the looming crisis.

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Democrats flex muscles as Congress confronts a government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats have a rare chance to win major concessions in a U.S. Congress they do not control by taking advantage of a battle within the Republican Party over keeping the government open.

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White House says government shutdown always a possibility

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As the U.S. Congress worked to reach agreement on a short-term spending measure to keep the federal government open, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Tuesday a shutdown could still happen.

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Democrats to join Trump, Republicans in talks to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in Congress on Monday accepted an invitation to meet U.S. President Donald Trump and Republicans for talks to avert a government shutdown this week, even as the Democrats pressed demands on funding priorities and protecting immigrants.

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Democrats agree to talk to Trump, Republicans on year-end agenda

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in Congress said on Monday they had accepted an invitation from President Donald Trump to meet with him and Republican leaders to discuss year-end legislative priorities, including efforts to fund the government and avoid a shutdown.

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Trump-Schumer-Pelosi meeting is back on

The on-again, off-again meeting between President Donald Trump and the top two congressional Democrats is back on, ahead of a Friday deadline to avoid a government shutdown.

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Top Democrats in Congress accept Trump offer to meet on year-end priorities

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in Congress said on Monday they had accepted an invitation from President Donald Trump to meet with him and Republican leaders to discuss year-end legislative priorities, including efforts to fund the government and avoid a shutdown.

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G.O.P. Pushes to Avoid Government Shutdown, but the Path Is Tricky

A two-week stopgap measure would provide more time to negotiate, but obstacles loom on both sides of the aisle as lawmakers push their own priorities.

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McConnell: There won't be a shutdown

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Sunday that he is confident there will not be a government shutdown over partisan disagreements about immigration issues when funding runs out at the end of the week.

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McConnell says U.S. government shutdown over DACA 'ridiculous'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday it would be "ridiculous" for a fight with Democrats over immigration issues to result in a standoff over a year-end spending bill and prompt a shutdown of the federal government.

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Hill GOP plans stopgap bill to avoid government shutdown

House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Thursday plans to pass a short-term funding bill to keep the government open while budget talks continue for a longer-term solution.

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Ex-Twitter worker claims responsibility for Trump's account shutdown

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 29 (Reuters) - A German man has come forward as the former Twitter Inc employee who shut down the account of U.S. President Donald Trump for 11 minutes this month on his last day of work at the social network.

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White House does not expect U.S. government shutdown

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - The White House said on Wednesday that it does not expect the government to shut down next month, but has contingency plans in place if the U.S. Congress fails to reach a deal on funding the government by a Dec. 8 deadline.

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Trump Feuds With Democrats Ahead of a Possible Government Shutdown

In less than two weeks, much of the government will run out of money, but a negotiating session at the White House on Tuesday blew up after President Trump attacked Democrats.

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Democrats skip Trump meeting, raising risk of government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic leaders in Congress skipped a meeting with President Donald Trump on Tuesday that was to have focused on the budget, raising the risk of a government shutdown next month with both sides far apart on the terms of an agreement.

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UPDATE 2-Oil dips after US crude hits near 2-yr high on pipeline shutdown

* But soaring U.S. output counters OPEC efforts to tighten markets (Adds comments, updates prices)

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U.S. oil prices near 2-year high on pipeline shutdown, falling inventories

* Record US crude output counters OPEC efforts to tighten markets

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Why White House aides worry about Trump's Mar-a-Lago holiday

White House aides are worrying about President Trump's Thanksgiving holiday at Mar-a-Lago. The legislative agenda after tax reform is very much up in the air. And how can Congress work to avoid a government shutdown?

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UPDATE 2-Iraq ups southern oil exports to 3.45 mln bpd after Kirkuk shutdown

BEIRUT, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Iraq has increased exports from its southern oilfields to 3.45 million barrels per day (bpd) to make up for a shortfall from the northern Kirkuk fields, Basra Oil Company Director General Ihsan Abdul Jabbar told Reuters on Monday.

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BRIEF-Exxonmobil at Mossmorran in process of starting controlled shutdown of plant-SEPA

* EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL SAYS MOSSMORRAN HAVE ADVISED CO THEY ARE IN PROCESS OF STARTING A CONTROLLED SHUTDOWN OF THE PLANT FOLLOWING PROCESS ISSUE - SEPA

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India orders Delhi power plant, generator shutdown as air worsens

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government ordered diesel generators and a power plant in Delhi to be shut down on Tuesday as air quality in the capital deteriorated ahead of the Hindu festival of lights, when a night of firecrackers sends pollution levels rocketing.

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Trump Obamacare move seen harming Americans, bipartisan prospects

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will hurt low-income Americans by doing away with Obamacare subsidies and make it harder for him to engage in bipartisan talks with Democrats as Congress edges toward a possible government shutdown, lawmakers said on Sunday.

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Weinstein Co said to explore sale or shutdown, but company denies report

(Reuters) - The Weinstein Co, the film production company part-owned by Harvey Weinstein, is exploring a sale or shutdown and is unlikely to continue as an independent entity, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, but the company's co-chairman, Bob Weinstein, denied the report.

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UPDATE 2-Libya's Sharara oilfield reopens after two-day shutdown -NOC

* Giant oilfield frequently disrupted by security issues (Updates with NOC statement, force majeure lifted, details)

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UPDATE 1-Libya's Sharara oilfield reopens after three-day shutdown - NOC

TRIPOLI/LONDON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Production at Libya's giant Sharara oilfield was resuming on Wednesday morning, three days after it was closed by an armed brigade, the head of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said.

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Threatened by Madrid, Catalonia Referendum Is Game of Cat and Mouse

Far from the orderly vote that separatists wanted to stage, it has turned into a covert operation to avoid a Madrid-ordered shutdown.

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Tamar partners say gas shutdown will not have major sales impact

JERUSALEM, Sept 24 (Reuters) - A shutdown at Israel's Tamar natural gas field caused by a cracked pipe is not expected to have a significant impact on quarterly revenue, and the problem will likely be resolved this week, the partners behind the project said on Sunday.

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Protest seeks shutdown of Atlantic salmon farms in Washington state

(Reuters) - Activists in Washington state plan to launch a protest flotilla on Saturday in the Pacific Ocean's Puget Sound over the accidental release of tens of thousands of farm-raised Atlantic salmon that they say threaten dwindling stocks of wild fish.

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Asian shares rise after U.S. debt ceiling deal, euro braces for ECB

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares bounced back on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional leaders unexpectedly agreed to raise the government debt limit until December, eliminating the near-term risk of a government shutdown.

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Asian shares rise on relief over U.S. debt ceiling deal, euro eyes ECB

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares ticked up on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional leaders agreed to raise the government debt limit until December, eliminating the risk of a government shutdown for now.

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares rise on relief over U.S. debt ceiling deal, euro eyes ECB

TOKYO, Sept 7 (Reuters) - Asian shares ticked up on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional leaders agreed to raise the government debt limit until December, eliminating the risk of a government shutdown for now.

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Trump backs Democrats on debt limit in rare bipartisan deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, siding with Democrats over fellow Republicans, reached a deal with congressional leaders of both parties to extend the U.S. debt limit until Dec. 15 as well as avoid a government shutdown and provide disaster relief.

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Goldman lowers chances of U.S. government shutdown to 15 percent

NEW YORK, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs economists on Wednesday downgraded the probability of a U.S. government shutdown to 15 percent from 35 percent last week on expectations that rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Harvey would reduce risks of a showdown over federal funding and the debt ceiling.

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U.S. crude prices rise on returning refineries, but gasoline slumps to pre-Harvey levels

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices edged up on Tuesday as the gradual restart of Gulf of Mexico refineries following forced shutdowns due to Hurricane Harvey raised demand for crude, their most important feedstock.

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September spending deadlines loom as Congress returns

Lawmakers return to the Capitol on Tuesday with little time to tackle big-ticket items to avoid a government shutdown and raise the nation's debt limit.

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White House retreats from government shutdown threat: Washington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House has signaled to congressional Republican leaders that it has pulled back from U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the government if a border wall with Mexico is not funded, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing a senior Republican congressional aide.

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Shutdown and default threaten U.S. safe-haven status: James Saft

(The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.)

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Oil dips as U.S. floods cause large-scale refinery shutdowns

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices slid on Wednesday as refinery shutdowns in the wake of Hurricane Harvey cut U.S. demand for crude, the most important feedstock for the petroleum industry.

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Harvey threatens more U.S. oil refineries after heavy rains

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Heavy rains and flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey threatened more oil refineries along the Louisiana coast after hammering plants in Texas, forcing Exxon Mobil Corp and Citgo Petroleum [PDVSAC.UL] to consider shutdowns.

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Trump hopes government shutdown won't be necessary over wall funding

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Monday he hoped a government shutdown would not be necessary over his demand that the U.S. Congress fund his proposed wall along the southern border with Mexico.

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What Hurricane Harvey will mean for gas prices

U.S. gasoline futures climbed to two-year highs on Monday in the wake of widespread refinery shutdowns in Texas caused by Tropical Storm Harvey.

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Exxon cuts Baytown refinery rates due to ship channel shutdown

NEW YORK, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp said on Saturday it has cut rates at its 560,000 barrel-per-day Baytown, Texas, refinery due to the shutdown of the Houston Ship Channel amid Tropical Storm Harvey.

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On Washington: Trump Fences Himself In With Border Wall Spending Threat

The president has threatened a government shutdown if Congress doesn’t approve funding for a border wall, but Democrats view his ultimatum as a gift.

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Dollar regains some footing; focus on central bankers

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar inched higher on Thursday, paring some of the losses it suffered after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested a shutdown of the government was possible and threatened to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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US STOCKS-Wall St declines on Trump's govt shutdown warning

* Dow down 0.29 pct, S&P 500 down 0.24 pct, Nasdaq down 0.20 pct (Updates to late afternoon, changes byline, adds dateline)

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UPDATE 2-Trump government shutdown threat draws criticism, unnerves markets

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the U.S. government to secure funding for a wall along the Mexican border rattled markets on Wednesday and cast a shadow over efforts in Congress to raise the country's debt ceiling and pass spending bills.

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For Trump's wall, Mexico is out! Government shutdown is in!

Wait a minute. Wasn't Mexico supposed to pay for the wall?

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Trump government shutdown threat rattles markets

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the U.S. government to secure funding for a wall along the Mexican border rattled markets on Wednesday and cast a shadow over coming efforts in Congress to agree to raise the country's debt ceiling and pass spending bills.

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US STOCKS-Wall St drops on Trump's threats of govt shutdown

* Indexes lower: Dow 0.27 pct, S&P 0.28 pct, Nasdaq 0.35 pct (Adds details, comments, updates price)

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Trump wall threat would put U.S. on path toward government shutdown: Schumer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the government if he does not secure funding for a border wall with Mexico would lead to a shutdown that "nobody will like."

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower as Trump comments worry investors

Aug 23 (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were lower at the open on Wednesday after President Donald Trump warned of a government shutdown to build a Mexico border wall and threatened to terminate a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada.

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Trump's comments dents U.S. stock futures

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were lower on Wednesday as investors appeared to be in a risk-off mode a day after President Donald Trump said he will shutdown the U.S. government if necessary to build a wall along the border with Mexico.

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US STOCKS-Trump's comments dents stock futures

Aug 23 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were lower on Wednesday as investors appeared to be in a risk-off mode a day after President Donald Trump said he will shutdown the U.S. government if necessary to build a wall along the border with Mexico.

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McChord Pipeline shut after jet fuel leak in Parkland, Washington

(Reuters) - An underground leak of jet fuel in Parkland, Washington, prompted the shutdown of a pipeline owned by U.S. Oil & Refining Co, the state's environmental agency said.

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Needy Illinois schools face anxiety over looming state aid cutoff

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois’ most financially distressed school districts appear capable of opening on schedule this month, but some may face shutdowns in September and possible bond-rating downgrades if $6.7 billion in state education funding remains frozen by a new round of political deadlock.

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Venezuela opposition to start two-day anti-Maduro shutdown

CARACAS (Reuters) - President Nicolas Maduro's adversaries are to stage a two-day national strike from Wednesday in a final push to pressure him into abandoning a weekend election for a super-congress they say will institutionalize autocracy in Venezuela.

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DIARY-U.S. refinery operations-Marathon Petroleum shuts Kentucky refinery after power outage

July 24 (Reuters) - The following is a list of refinery incidents reported in the United States on July 21-23: * Monroe Energy delays Trainer, Pa. refinery-wide shutdown -sources * Shell reports planned work at Deer Park, Texas facility * PES reports minor fire at Point Breeze, Phila. refinery on July 17 * HollyFrontier begins restart of FCC at Kansas refinery -source

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Opposition seeks to paralyze Venezuela in anti-Maduro strike

CARACAS (Reuters) - Foes of Venezuela's unpopular President Nicolas Maduro are calling for a national shutdown on Thursday to demand a presidential election and the abandonment of a new congress they fear would cement dictatorship.

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UPDATE 2-GM extends shutdown at Chevy Bolt plant as inventories swell

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich./DETROIT, July 17 (Reuters) - General Motors Co has extended a shutdown at the Michigan factory that builds the new Chevrolet Bolt electric car as part of a broader effort to get control of bulging inventories of unsold vehicles in the United States.

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GM extends shutdown at Chevy Bolt plant as inventories swell

ORION TOWNSHIP, Michigan/DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co has extended a shutdown at the Michigan factory that builds the new Chevrolet Bolt electric car as part of a broader effort to get control of bulging inventories of unsold vehicles in the United States.

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House to fund border wall in spending bill

House appropriators are including President Donald Trump's full request to fund a physical border wall in their proposed 2018 budget -- potentially setting up a shutdown fight this fall.

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80% of New Jersey Residents Disapprove of Christie’s Performance, Poll Finds

It was the first statewide survey conducted since he was photographed over the Fourth of July weekend at Island Beach State Park, an area he ordered closed during a shutdown.

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DIARY-U.S. refinery operations-Valero Memphis gasoline unit repairs may take 2 weeks - sources

July 7 (Reuters) - The following is a list of refinery incidents reported in the United States on July 6-7: * Exxon reports equipment malfunction at Joliet, Illinois refinery * Chevron reports unit startup at Richmond, Calif. refinery on June 25 * Exxon reports electrical substation trip at Beaumont, Texas refinery * Controlled unit shutdown at Valero Benicia refinery - City alert

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Hot-dog contest, fireworks, beachgoing mark U.S. July 4 holiday

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Americans celebrated the July Fourth holiday on Tuesday with the reopening of a New Jersey beach closed to everyone but the governor after a government shutdown, a record-setting hot-dog eating contest and fireworks displays across the country.

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Maine's 3-day shutdown comes to end

The three-day government shutdown in Maine ended early Tuesday morning after Gov. Paul LePage signed a new budget, according to a statement from his office.

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Christie: Shame on beach trip critics

During a budget deal press conference, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie defended his family visit to a vacant beach amid a government shutdown after photos, and subsequent criticism, surfaced.

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Hit the beaches! NJ budget deadlock broken

New Jersey beaches and parks that had been closed because of a government shutdown should be open to the public Tuesday for the Fourth of July, state legislative leaders said.

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New Jersey lawmakers reach deal to end budget standoff

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Reuters) - New Jersey lawmakers said Monday they had reached a budget deal to end a partial government shutdown that became a black eye for Governor Chris Christie after he was spotted lounging on a beach that had been closed to the public during the holiday weekend.The legislation would likely be approved on Monday night and signed into law by Christie in time to reopen state parks and beaches in time for the Independence Day holiday on Tuesday.

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Christie brushes off 'beachgate' saga during New Jersey shutdown

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie brushed off criticism on Monday after he was caught on camera taking a break from dealing with a government shutdown to lounge on a state beach that was closed to the public during the July Fourth holiday weekend.

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New Jersey's Christie enjoys closed beach amid budget standoff

(Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was caught on camera taking time out from dealing with a government shutdown to sunbathe on a state beach that had been closed to the public during the July Fourth holiday weekend.

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Christie mocks newspaper who took beach photo

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie mocked the New Jersey Star Ledger for reporting that he and his family were at a beach that was closed due to a state government shutdown.

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DIARY-U.S. refinery operations-Valero files lawsuit against PG&E over Benicia refinery power outage

July 3 (Reuters) - The following is a list of refinery incidents reported in the United States on June 30 * Valero files lawsuit against PG&E over Benicia refinery power outage * Alon Big Spring, Texas, refinery reports diesel hydrotreater shutdown * Valero reports flaring at Benicia, Calif., refinery * PES reports unit startup at Phila. refinery on June 23 * PBF

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With Beaches Empty, Christie Wages One More Fight

The shutdown of New Jersey’s government has its roots in a dispute about taking money held in reserve by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, the state’s largest health insurer.

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New Jersey parks and beaches closed for July 4

Due to a state government shutdown, New Jersey state parks and beaches are closed for the 4th of July weekend. CNN's Polo Sandoval reports.

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Maine, New Jersey lawmakers scramble to end partial government shutdowns

(Reuters) - Partial government shutdowns in Maine and New Jersey entered a second day on Sunday as lawmakers returned to their respective state capitals in a bid to break budget impasses that have led to the suspension of many nonessential services.

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Going to a New Jersey State Park or Beach? Not This Holiday Weekend

A government shutdown over the state’s budget has shuttered more than 50 state parks, historic sites and recreational areas. At least nine other states are also at impasses.

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Maine governor orders partial shutdown with budget in limbo

(Reuters) - A budget impasse between Maine Governor Paul LePage and Democratic lawmakers triggered a shutdown of nonessential state services on Saturday, after the conservative Republican threatened to veto a bipartisan compromise reached by lawmakers.

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Partial government shutdown begins in Maine after budget impasse

(Reuters) - Part of the state government in Maine was shuttered on Saturday after lawmakers were unable to send a two-year budget to the liking of Republican Paul LePage, who promised the shutdown if he sent a fiscal plan that did not include spending cuts.

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New Jersey Eyes State Shutdown Over Budget Standoff

Gov. Chris Christie said he and Democrats in the State Senate have been unable to reach an agreement with the Assembly speaker.

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Washington state lawmakers OK budget ahead of shutdown deadline

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Washington state lawmakers approved a two-year budget late on Friday, hours before a midnight deadline that would have triggered a shutdown of government agencies.

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Maine governor rejects latest budget deal, ready for shutdown

(Reuters) - Maine Governor Paul LePage said on Friday he would reject the latest budget deal by a bipartisan group of legislators, warning that most of the state government would shut down without more spending cuts.

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Maine braces for possible government shutdown amid budget battle

(Reuters) - Maine was bracing for a possible partial government shutdown on Friday, an outcome Governor Paul LePage warned was increasingly likely if the legislature's final budget deal did not cut income taxes.