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    Senate to vote on stopgap bill on Saturday after House Republican measure fails – US politics live

    House leadership announces votes expected for Saturday after McCarthy suffers another blog when lawmakers rejected short-term funding bill
  • US-WEATHER-FLOOD<br>A shopkeeper clears floodwater from her store in Brooklyn, New York on September 29, 2023. (Photo by Ed JONES / AFP) (Photo by ED JONES/AFP via Getty Images)

    New?York mayor dismisses claims he was slow to react as heavy rain causes major flooding – as it happened

  • Eric Adams speaks during the New York Democratic Party 2022 state Nominating Convention on 17 February 2022.

    Outcry as New York mayor says shelter mandate should exclude migrants

  • A man wearing long pants and waders stands in the middle of a completely flooded intersection holding a long pole in the water, as a blue-and-white NYPD SUV slushes past, red lights on.

    New?York declares state of emergency amid heavy rainfall and flash flooding

  • Robert F. Kennedy Jr. celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in Los Angeles<br>epa10863457 US presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. delivers a campaign speech as he celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles, California, USA, 15 September 2023. EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT

    Robert Kennedy Jr to run for president as independent in 2024 – report

  • A general view of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon in Grand Canyon national park, Arizona.

    US?national parks set to close in event of government shutdown

  • ‘The UAW strike could be a chance to dismantle the rightwing myth that reducing emissions hurts working people.’

    Biden is right to praise the auto strike. His climate agenda depends on it

    Kate Aronoff
  • Emma Brockes

    Digested week: even a dreary way to dump Trump is a dream

    Emma Brockes
  • The shadow cabinet pictured smiling outside in a sunny London street on 5 September 2023.

    UK?leaders, beware: endlessly shifting to the right won’t save the country

    Andy Beckett
    Self-styled ‘realists’ of both parties underestimate the depth of voters’ disillusionment
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    Timothy Garton Ash
  • The?flare-up of violence in Kosovo shows the folly of the west’s appeasement of Serbia

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    Larry F Slonaker
  • San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler sits in the dugout before a June game against the San Diego Padres.

    Gabe Kapler out as San Francisco Giants manager with three games left in season

  • Lions wide receiver Jameson Williams looks on during a January 2023 game against the Bears in Detroit.

    NFL?revises gambling policy to toughen ban for players who bet on own team

  • Brooks Koepka shakes hands with Jon Rahm on the 18th green

    Brooks Koepka accuses Ryder Cup rival Rahm of acting ‘like a child’

  • Jon Rahm and Tyrrell Hatton of Team Europe look on on the 15th green

    Jon?Rahm taps into spirit of Seve to spark Europe’s Team Combustible

  • Biden with UAW president Shawn Fain in Michigan earlier this week.

    ‘Fed up’ US autoworkers expand strikes against GM and Ford

  • Dianne Feinstein on Capitol Hill in Washington DC in July.

    ‘A role model for many Americans’: politicians mourn Dianne Feinstein

  • Senator Dianne Feinstein,

    Senator Dianne Feinstein, trailblazer for women in US politics, dies aged 90

  • Kevin McCarthy has vowed he will not take up Senate legislation designed to keep the federal government fully running into November.

    Republicans holding government ‘hostage’, says White House spokesman

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    Bankman-Fried asks judge for three suit jackets and slacks to wear at fraud trial

  • Epstein had been a JPMorgan client from 1998 until 2013, when the bank terminated their relationship.

    JP?Morgan settles Jeffrey Epstein lawsuits with US Virgin Islands for $75m

    • A security guard stands outside of the entrance of the Silicon Valley Bank

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    • Activision's Call of Duty on a smartphone near a photograph of the Microsoft logo

      UK?set to clear Microsoft’s deal to buy Call of Duty maker Activision Blizzard

    • The United Auto Workers chose to select local unions to strike rather than staging a mass walkout.

      US?autoworkers to expand strikes amid contract stalemate: ‘We’re not messing around’

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  • Dianne Feinstein, the oldest serving member of the US Senate and longest serving female senator died aged 90


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    Dianne Feinstein, the oldest serving member of the US Senate and longest serving female senator died aged 90
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    Torrential downpours after a week of mostly steady rainfall triggered flash flooding in New York City on Friday, disrupting subway services and turning many streets into rivers

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