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#Shutdown

# shutdown - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Pelosi tells Trump that his State of the Union should be postponed for safety reasons
# Prime Time Audience
# Prime Time Audience

Pelosi tells Trump that his State of the Union should be postponed for safety reasons

Jan 16th 2019, 3:20 PM 19,167 Views 27 Comments

Pelosi says that the shutdown has meant that the Secret Service cannot plan properly.

# shutdown - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Trump buys hundreds of burgers for football team as shutdown impacts staff
# Happy Meal
# Happy Meal

Trump buys hundreds of burgers for football team as shutdown impacts staff

Jan 15th 2019, 8:52 AM 38,978 Views 87 Comments

“We have some very large people that like eating, so I think we’re going to have a little fun.”

# shutdown - Saturday 12 January, 2019

US shutdown: Unpaid workers forced to take out loans and sign up for benefits
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

US shutdown: Unpaid workers forced to take out loans and sign up for benefits

Jan 12th 2019, 8:15 AM 12,145 Views 37 Comments

No end in sight as federal workers prepare for fourth week of US government shutdown.

Government shutdown becomes longest in US history
# Border Wall
# Border Wall

Government shutdown becomes longest in US history

Jan 12th 2019, 7:53 AM 11,454 Views 43 Comments

The shutdown has entered its 22nd day – eclipsing a 21-day shutdown under Bill Clinton.

# shutdown - Friday 11 January, 2019

Trump warns that murderers and gangsters would spread across America if wall isn't built
# Border Visit
# Border Visit

Trump warns that murderers and gangsters would spread across America if wall isn't built

Jan 11th 2019, 7:14 AM 13,206 Views 61 Comments

In other Trump news, his former lawyer Michael Cohen is set to testify to Congress next month.

# shutdown - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Trump claims migrant trafficking gangs have 'better vehicles than US police'
# Bigger Stronger Faster
# Bigger Stronger Faster

Trump claims migrant trafficking gangs have 'better vehicles than US police'

Jan 9th 2019, 6:28 PM 14,466 Views 51 Comments

Trump said his proposed wall is the only way to stop illegal migrants “running through”.

Explainer: Who's to blame for the US shutdown and is there an end in sight?
# Border Wall
# Border Wall

Explainer: Who's to blame for the US shutdown and is there an end in sight?

Jan 9th 2019, 3:00 PM 13,181 Views 25 Comments

It’s all about money, and a wall.

# shutdown - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Trump says 'not much headway made' as US government shutdown enters third week
# Border Wall
# Border Wall

Trump says 'not much headway made' as US government shutdown enters third week

Jan 6th 2019, 7:52 AM 8,821 Views 46 Comments

An impasse with lawmakers over Trump’s demand for billions of dollars to pay for a border wall has shut 25% of the government since 22 December.

# shutdown - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Trump says shutdown could last 'years' as he threatens to declare national emergency
# Washington
# Washington

Trump says shutdown could last 'years' as he threatens to declare national emergency

Jan 5th 2019, 7:27 AM 25,794 Views 44 Comments

The US president says he could bypass Congress for border wall funding.

# shutdown - Friday 4 January, 2019

US House approves measures in attempt to end government shutdown
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

US House approves measures in attempt to end government shutdown

Jan 4th 2019, 7:04 AM 15,890 Views 52 Comments

The bills that passed the House contain no funding for a border wall demanded by Trump.

# shutdown - Friday 28 December, 2018

Trump threatens to shut US-Mexico border 'entirely' if Congress doesn't approve wall funding
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Trump threatens to shut US-Mexico border 'entirely' if Congress doesn't approve wall funding

Updated Dec 28th 2018, 6:12 PM 32,732 Views 80 Comments

Democrats are refusing to provide $5 billion for Trump’s border wall project.

# shutdown - Sunday 23 December, 2018

US government to stay in shutdown over Christmas after Trump digs in on €4.4 billion border wall
# Third Time This Year
# Third Time This Year

US government to stay in shutdown over Christmas after Trump digs in on €4.4 billion border wall

Dec 23rd 2018, 1:24 PM 14,512 Views 77 Comments

Trump is blaming the Democrats. And the Democrats are blaming Trump.

# shutdown - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Christmas shutdown for the US government with Trump painted as the 'Grinch who stole the deal'
# Not Impressed
# Not Impressed

Christmas shutdown for the US government with Trump painted as the 'Grinch who stole the deal'

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:43 AM 28,786 Views 76 Comments

Around 800,000 federal employees may be forced to ditch work or work without pay ahead of Christmas.

# shutdown - Friday 21 December, 2018

London Gatwick reopens following drone sighting
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

London Gatwick reopens following drone sighting

Updated Dec 21st 2018, 6:48 PM 32,404 Views 58 Comments

More delays have been experienced.

# shutdown - Thursday 2 August, 2018

'Things have taken a nasty turn': Bloggers Unveiled account shuts down
# Influencers
# Influencers

'Things have taken a nasty turn': Bloggers Unveiled account shuts down

Aug 2nd 2018, 8:07 PM 53,261 Views 33 Comments

The account claimed to hold bloggers and social influencers accountable for misleading their followers.

# shutdown - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Large queues formed outside post offices ahead of lunchtime shutdown
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Large queues formed outside post offices ahead of lunchtime shutdown

Mar 1st 2018, 1:14 PM 25,263 Views 32 Comments

All An Post branches are now shut until Monday.

# shutdown - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Nancy Pelosi gave an eight-hour long speech defending immigrants in Congress yesterday
# Filibustering
# Filibustering

Nancy Pelosi gave an eight-hour long speech defending immigrants in Congress yesterday

Feb 8th 2018, 8:18 AM 17,794 Views 107 Comments

The 77-year-old told stories about the Dreamers in the US during the record breaking speech.

# shutdown - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

US government employees are able to go back to work today as Trump signs bill ending shutdown
# US Politics
# US Politics

US government employees are able to go back to work today as Trump signs bill ending shutdown

Jan 23rd 2018, 7:05 AM 19,308 Views 38 Comments

The House voted 266 to 150 to extend federal funding for another three weeks.

# shutdown - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Trump calls for 'nuclear option' in bid to end government shutdown in US
# Blame Game
# Blame Game

Trump calls for 'nuclear option' in bid to end government shutdown in US

Jan 21st 2018, 7:45 PM 27,814 Views 73 Comments

A divided Congress is hoping to end a budget impasse tonight.

# shutdown - Friday 19 January, 2018

What actually shuts down during a US government shutdown?
# Close The Doors
# Close The Doors

What actually shuts down during a US government shutdown?

Jan 19th 2018, 10:49 PM 29,475 Views 43 Comments

The US government will shut down unless a deal is agreed by 5am Irish time.

# shutdown - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

35,000 Corkonians won't have water overnight
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

35,000 Corkonians won't have water overnight

Jun 27th 2017, 12:38 PM 14,883 Views 22 Comments

It’s so that work can be carried out on a pipe that is at risk of bursting.

# shutdown - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Trump's wall put off until later this year as US politicians pass $1.1 trillion spending plan
# Shutdown Showdown
# Shutdown Showdown

Trump's wall put off until later this year as US politicians pass $1.1 trillion spending plan

May 3rd 2017, 10:21 PM 13,152 Views 37 Comments

The 309-118 vote sends the bill to the Senate in time for them to act to avert a government shutdown.

# shutdown - Monday 1 May, 2017

No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US
# Sad
# Sad

No money for the border wall after last-minute spending deal agreed in US

May 1st 2017, 8:36 AM 20,025 Views 23 Comments

It looks like Trump’s plans to build the Mexican border wall will be shelved for the moment.

# shutdown - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall
# Great And Beautiful Wall
# Great And Beautiful Wall

Donald Trump backs down on funding demand for Mexico border wall

Apr 26th 2017, 7:21 AM 20,177 Views 69 Comments

The US President insists that the wall will be built, however.

# shutdown - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Could a row over Trump's wall cause a government shutdown? How likely is it?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Could a row over Trump's wall cause a government shutdown? How likely is it?

Apr 25th 2017, 6:05 AM 9,058 Views 14 Comments

A senior Democrat thinks the President has thrown a “monkey wrench” into talks. What happens next?

# shutdown - Saturday 11 March, 2017

German police shut down shopping centre over terror threat fears
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

German police shut down shopping centre over terror threat fears

Mar 11th 2017, 4:44 PM 17,183 Views 60 Comments

Sniffer dogs have been brought in to search for explosives.

# shutdown - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Over 50 injured as strange smell shuts Hamburg airport
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Over 50 injured as strange smell shuts Hamburg airport

Feb 12th 2017, 1:34 PM 30,505 Views 29 Comments

Early reports suggest a gas leak in the terminal.

# shutdown - Friday 20 January, 2017

Discovery of suspected World War II bomb in London leads to closure of two bridges
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Discovery of suspected World War II bomb in London leads to closure of two bridges

Jan 20th 2017, 8:44 AM 14,373 Views 17 Comments

The bomb has since been disposed of and the bridges reopened.

# shutdown - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

A domestic violence shooter in a San Diego apartment shut down flights at the nearby airport
# Firing Sporadically
# Firing Sporadically

A domestic violence shooter in a San Diego apartment shut down flights at the nearby airport

Nov 4th 2015, 7:33 PM 25,624 Views 19 Comments

The man was said to be “firing sporadically inside an apartment complex.”

# shutdown - Friday 1 May, 2015

One of the first free music streaming services launched is dead
# Game Over
# Game Over

One of the first free music streaming services launched is dead

May 1st 2015, 1:03 PM 23,501 Views 20 Comments

Grooveshark was founded back in 2006 but its failure to secure music rights led to its downfall.

# shutdown - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

China's state media has blamed Google for Gmail shutdown
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

China's state media has blamed Google for Gmail shutdown

Dec 30th 2014, 9:29 AM 6,508 Views 7 Comments

An editorial said that Google’s reluctance to ‘be restricted by Chinese law’ caused the shutdown of its popular email service.

# shutdown - Friday 12 December, 2014

US avoids West Wing-style shutdown as House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill
# Phew
# Phew

US avoids West Wing-style shutdown as House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

Dec 12th 2014, 7:17 AM 5,665 Views 21 Comments

The late night vote followed a long day of arm-twisting by the White House as dozens of Democrats revolted over parts of the bill.

# shutdown - Thursday 22 May, 2014

Over 100,000 prescription drugs seized in Interpol's largest ever operation
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Over 100,000 prescription drugs seized in Interpol's largest ever operation

May 22nd 2014, 4:47 PM 9,582 Views 22 Comments

The medicines detained included prescription drugs for erectile dysfunction, steroids and slimming tablets.

# shutdown - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Non-alcohol space Exchange Dublin told to close over 'anti-social behaviour'
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Non-alcohol space Exchange Dublin told to close over 'anti-social behaviour'

Jan 29th 2014, 7:15 AM 34,759 Views 99 Comments

Volunteers who were told in an email that they have until this Friday to hand back the keys have now started a petition to keep the cultural space open.

# shutdown - Saturday 9 November, 2013

@Unison.ie shut down this week and users say they weren't notified
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

@Unison.ie shut down this week and users say they weren't notified

Nov 9th 2013, 8:30 AM 14,215 Views 38 Comments

Digiweb who hosted the @unison.ie servers say that previous owners INM informed users as far back as 2007 that the service would eventually end, something which happened this month.

# shutdown - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

EU avoids its own shutdown after MEPs agree to fill €2.7bn funding shortfall
# EU Budget
# EU Budget

EU avoids its own shutdown after MEPs agree to fill €2.7bn funding shortfall

Oct 23rd 2013, 9:05 AM 4,037 Views 25 Comments

The emergency finance is needed because revenue from import duties fell below EU forecasts.

# shutdown - Friday 18 October, 2013

Jimmy Kimmel asks kids what they think about the government shutdown
# Kids Table
From The Daily Edge
# Kids Table

Jimmy Kimmel asks kids what they think about the government shutdown

Oct 18th 2013, 2:45 PM 2,489 Views 1 Comment

Lord of the Flies doesn’t seem so far-fetched now.

# shutdown - Thursday 17 October, 2013

San Fran's Union Square temporarily shut down due to bomb scare
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

San Fran's Union Square temporarily shut down due to bomb scare

Oct 17th 2013, 10:26 PM 9,239 Views 39 Comments

A suspicious bag led to the evacuation of the square.

How much did the government shutdown cost the US economy?
# America
# America

How much did the government shutdown cost the US economy?

Oct 17th 2013, 4:44 PM 7,744 Views 28 Comments

Hint: It’s nearly ten times Ireland’s budget adjustment.