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UMPIL the Writers' Union

I TAKE GREAT PRIDE in aligning myself for the past more than 30 years with the Unyon ng Manunulat sa Pilipinas (UMPIL) or the Writers’ Union of the Philippines. 490 more words

The House Passes A Temporary Spending Deal To Keep The Government From Shutting Down

On Friday, the House of Representatives passed a temporary spending bill that will keep the government open for another week, buying lawmakers more time to come up with a more permanent funding plan. 249 more words

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Shutdown Avoided: Congress votes to pass continuing resolution, avoids government shutdown

WASHINGTON D.C. — Just hours before a government shutdown was to take place, the United States Congress has passed H.J. Res. 99, which extends the deadline to reach a budget deal one week to 11:59 p.m. 117 more words

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House, Senate Narrowly Pass Bill To Avoid Government Shutdown

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Congress voted Friday on a week-long extension of a temporary spending bill that will keep the federal government running beyond Friday evening. 324 more words


Bill To Avert Shutdown For 1 Week Clears House

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WASHINGTON (AP) – House members have easily voted to approve a short-term spending bill that would avoid a partial government shutdown at midnight. 135 more words


Congress to avert shutdown hours before deadline, vote for weeklong extension

Congress is voting Friday on a bill to keep the federal government open through next week, averting a shutdown while negotiators hammer out a broader deal to fund agencies through September. 317 more words