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#Shutdown

# shutdown - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

US avoids default as last-minute deal is struck
# Debt Ceiling
# Debt Ceiling

US avoids default as last-minute deal is struck

Oct 16th 2013, 10:50 PM 12,209 Views 65 Comments

Just 12 hours before the US defaulted on its debt, a deal has been reached, a Republican senator has said.

With hours to go before deadline, US edges closer to shutdown deal
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

With hours to go before deadline, US edges closer to shutdown deal

Oct 16th 2013, 9:08 AM 4,953 Views 15 Comments

The US has until midnight tonight to reach a deal on raising the government’s debt ceiling – or else see its credit reputation on the line.

# shutdown - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

# shutdown - Monday 14 October, 2013

Senate leaders optimistic on US debt ceiling deal
# Federal Shutdown
# Federal Shutdown

Senate leaders optimistic on US debt ceiling deal

Oct 14th 2013, 8:44 PM 3,085 Views 3 Comments

Both the leaders of the Democratic and Republican senators are hopeful of a deal being reached, but nothing has been formalised yet.

IMF boss warns US default could trigger worldwide recession
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

IMF boss warns US default could trigger worldwide recession

Oct 14th 2013, 9:34 AM 5,502 Views 34 Comments

The US has until Thursday to raise its debt ceiling or face defaulting for the first time in its history.

# shutdown - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Statue of Liberty and Grand Canyon to reopen
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Statue of Liberty and Grand Canyon to reopen

Oct 12th 2013, 7:15 PM 10,230 Views 13 Comments

US states will temporarily pay the running costs of world-famous landmarks.

# shutdown - Friday 11 October, 2013

9 of the most emotional images from the US Government shutdown
# Hold Us
From The Daily Edge
# Hold Us

9 of the most emotional images from the US Government shutdown

Oct 11th 2013, 9:30 PM 25,378 Views 34 Comments

We’re going to the zoo, zoo, zoo… No. Wait. No we’re not.

Obama meets with Republicans in bid to end crisis
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Obama meets with Republicans in bid to end crisis

Oct 11th 2013, 7:39 AM 3,501 Views 33 Comments

The two sides held talks in an effort to avert a looming debt crisis and end the continuing US federal shutdown.

# shutdown - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Obama names Janet Yellen as new chairman of US Federal Reserve
# You're Hired
# You're Hired

Obama names Janet Yellen as new chairman of US Federal Reserve

Oct 9th 2013, 9:42 AM 3,294 Views 28 Comments

If confirmed by the Senate, Yellen would be the first woman to head a major central bank anywhere in the world.

# shutdown - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

'Extortion not part of our democracy' - Obama on default threat

'Extortion not part of our democracy' - Obama on default threat

Oct 8th 2013, 9:22 PM 4,626 Views 38 Comments

Yes, it’s the debt ceiling issue again.

5 of the best internet responses to the US government shutdown
# On/off Again
From The Daily Edge
# On/off Again

5 of the best internet responses to the US government shutdown

Oct 8th 2013, 5:10 PM 4,511 Views 2 Comments

Sure g’wan, close down the country, no biggie.

Democrats plan to force Republicans into showdown on debt ceiling
# Debt Ceiling
# Debt Ceiling

Democrats plan to force Republicans into showdown on debt ceiling

Oct 8th 2013, 10:40 AM 4,305 Views 32 Comments

A high-risk plan by Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid is expected to be opposed by Republicans, but it is not known if they will take the step of filibustering it.

# shutdown - Thursday 3 October, 2013

US shutdown enters third day after failed White House talks
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

US shutdown enters third day after failed White House talks

Oct 3rd 2013, 7:50 AM 4,838 Views 50 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers home, museums and national parks are shut, much scientific research is on hold and the shutdown is now threatening already sluggish economic growth.

# shutdown - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Here's how one American newspaper reacted to the government shutdown
# Diabolical
# Diabolical

Here's how one American newspaper reacted to the government shutdown

Oct 1st 2013, 11:28 PM 17,119 Views 41 Comments

“They get paid while the nation suffers.”

Shutdown or no shutdown, Obamacare launched today
# Obamacare
# Obamacare

Shutdown or no shutdown, Obamacare launched today

Oct 1st 2013, 5:15 PM 8,641 Views 79 Comments

It is a piece of legislation so divisive that it has shut down one of the world’s largest governments, but one of Obamacare’s most important functions went live today regardless.

Explainer: Why has the US government shutdown and what does it mean?
# The Shutdown
# The Shutdown

Explainer: Why has the US government shutdown and what does it mean?

Oct 1st 2013, 9:57 AM 20,802 Views 91 Comments

How did this happen, what does it mean and what’s going to happen next? TheJournal.ie explains all.

US government shuts down after Obamacare row
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

US government shuts down after Obamacare row

Oct 1st 2013, 7:43 AM 10,633 Views 38 Comments

Around 800,000 government workers will be sent home today with back-pay not guaranteed.

# shutdown - Monday 30 September, 2013

Obama "not at all" resigned to a government shutdown
# America
# America

Obama "not at all" resigned to a government shutdown

Sep 30th 2013, 8:23 PM 4,329 Views 13 Comments

800,000 federal employees could be forced off the job, if a midnight deadline to extend spending bills is not reached.

US facing government shutdown over Obamacare
# Obamacare
# Obamacare

US facing government shutdown over Obamacare

Sep 30th 2013, 7:42 AM 5,945 Views 51 Comments

House Republicans attached an amendment to the government spending bill that would delay the healthcare legislation by a year.

# shutdown - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

San Diego restricts beach use after seal abuse
# Animal Abuse
# Animal Abuse

San Diego restricts beach use after seal abuse

Mar 20th 2013, 12:18 PM 9,540 Views 33 Comments

The ‘seal-cam’ captured people abusing and harassing seals at a beach in San Diego.

# shutdown - Monday 30 July, 2012

Automatic shutdown at South Korea nuclear reactor
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

Automatic shutdown at South Korea nuclear reactor

Jul 30th 2012, 11:01 AM 2,422 Views 0 Comments

Operators of the nuclear plant ruled out any possible radiation leak at the plant after the automatic shutdown.

# shutdown - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Shutdown: UK’s media watchdog closed in wake of phone hacking scandal
# Closed
# Closed

Shutdown: UK’s media watchdog closed in wake of phone hacking scandal

Mar 8th 2012, 6:09 PM 2,645 Views 2 Comments

The Press Complaints Commission will be replaced with an interim body before a radically different regulator is set up in the wake of the Leveson inquiry.

# shutdown - Sunday 29 January, 2012

Thousands left stranded after Spanish airline collapses
# Spanair
# Spanair

Thousands left stranded after Spanish airline collapses

Jan 29th 2012, 12:11 PM 5,137 Views 13 Comments

An estimated 22,000 passengers were left in the lurch when Spanair announced a sudden shutdown on Friday.

# shutdown - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

# shutdown - Monday 21 November, 2011

Israel orders shutdown of Israeli-Palestinian radio station
# Israel
# Israel

Israel orders shutdown of Israeli-Palestinian radio station

Nov 21st 2011, 1:21 PM 1,451 Views 39 Comments

Officials and the station’s operators said the move was politically motivated and part of a broader assault on democracy.

# shutdown - Monday 18 July, 2011

Stalled US budget talks virtually stagnant
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Stalled US budget talks virtually stagnant

Jul 18th 2011, 5:39 PM 388 Views 3 Comments

The standoff on US debt continues between Barrack Obama’s Democratic party, and the majority seat holders in Congress, the Republican party.

# shutdown - Monday 16 May, 2011

US to stop pension payments as national debt reaches $14.3 TRILLION legal limit
# United States
# United States

US to stop pension payments as national debt reaches $14.3 TRILLION legal limit

May 16th 2011, 5:40 PM 1,581 Views 0 Comments

Timothy Geithner tells Congress that the US has reached its legal limit for debt – and he’ll need to take drastic action.

# shutdown - Monday 11 April, 2011

Obama to prepare plan for US's long-term deficit reduction
Live Apr 11th 2011, 12:41 PM

Obama to prepare plan for US's long-term deficit reduction

# shutdown - Saturday 9 April, 2011

US government avoids shut down after last minute deal on budget spending
Live Apr 9th 2011, 7:41 AM

US government avoids shut down after last minute deal on budget spending

# shutdown - Friday 8 April, 2011

United States prepares for overnight government shutdown
Live Apr 8th 2011, 8:44 PM

United States prepares for overnight government shutdown

The Daily Fix: Friday
Live Apr 8th 2011, 8:03 PM

The Daily Fix: Friday

# shutdown - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

US Congress battles to agree budget and avoid government 'shutdown'
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

US Congress battles to agree budget and avoid government 'shutdown'

Apr 5th 2011, 1:48 PM 489 Views 0 Comments

The Republican House and Democratic Senate are at odds over spending cuts – with a total shutdown a realistic prospect.