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NY governor vows to reopen Statue of Liberty as shutdown continues

Reuters NEW YORK As the federal government shutdown entered its second day on Sunday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vowed to use state money to reopen the Statue of Liberty before Washington restores funding to operate the popular ..

GOP, Democrats dig in for fight on day 2 of shutdown

Reuters WASHINGTON Republicans and Democrats appeared to harden their positions on Sunday as both sides hunkered down for what could be a prolonged fight, with a US government shutdown in its second day. Democrats demanded that US ..

Reuters LIMA Pope Francis brought down the house, or more precisely the church, on Sunday when he addressed cloistered nuns who were given special permission to leave their convents to see him. At the start of his last day in Peru ..

nyt Philadelphia When it comes to fan behavior in Philadelphia, local authorities are treating the potential for a riot scene after the NFC Championship Game as a realistic threat. City and regional authorities began preparing for ..

Reuters WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump's presidential campaign on Saturday issued a new video ad calling Democrats"complicit"in murders committed by illegal immigrants, during a government shutdown partly ..

BOGOTA: The Colombian government's head negotiator at peace talks with the ELN rebel group will return to Ecuador to seek a new ceasefire, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said on Sunday, after being recalled to Bogota ..

Montego Bay: Jamaica has declared a state of emergency in the island's second city Montego Bay, where authorities are battling to stem a wave of killings. Tourists have been urged to remain in their resorts following the ..

(Recasts, adds more background, quotes) By Philip Pullella and Caroline Stauffer TRUJILLO, Peru, Jan 20 (Reuters) - A key U.S. cardinal distanced himself on Saturday from comments by Pope Francis on sexual abuse, saying they had ..

Reuters Guatemala City Former Guatemalan presidential candidate Manuel Baldizon was detained while trying to enter the United States without a visa and is awaiting deportation, the Central American nation's ..

Reuters CHIHUAHUA Invoking Pancho Villa's revolutionary legacy and armed with a hard-hitting corruption investigation into the country's ruling party, the governor of border state Chihuahua is shaking up ..