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Federal prosecutors subpoena Trump's inaugural committee

Federal prosecutors subpoena Trump's inaugural committeeNEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York issued a subpoena Monday seeking documents from Donald Trump's inaugural committee, furthering a federal inquiry into a fund that has faced mounting scrutiny into how it raised and spent its money.



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House OKs 2.6 percent pay raise for civilian federal workers

House OKs 2.6 percent pay raise for civilian federal workersWASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House on Wednesday approved a pay raise for civilian federal employees, a step that lawmakers said shows respect for a workforce that just endured a 35-day partial government shutdown.



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Shutdown stories: Federal workers fear another closure as border talks continue

Shutdown stories: Federal workers fear another closure as border talks continue“I was pretty ecstatic, actually. At 35 days, the shutdown was the longest in the nation’s history. “I’m not even sure what is to come,” said Garcia. The shutdown affected approximately 800,000 federal workers, some put on furlough and others required to report to their jobs without being paid.



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'Alleluia! … Time to go back to work': Federal employees return Monday, will get back pay

'Alleluia! ... Time to go back to work': Federal employees return Monday, will get back payAbout 800,000 federal employees who went without paychecks during the government shutdown should almost all get their back pay by week's end.



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The Latest: Stone, shackled, arrives at federal courthouse

The Latest: Stone, shackled, arrives at federal courthouseWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on ex-Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone's arrest in the special counsel's Russia probe (all times local):



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Shutdown stories: Federal workers say no relief in sight

Shutdown stories: Federal workers say no relief in sight“I don’t see an end in sight to this right now, and I don’t think there will be unless something major happens like a strike among the essential employees who are working without pay.”



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Government shutdown: US federal workers turn to pawn shops for cash as stalemate goes on

Government shutdown: US federal workers turn to pawn shops for cash as stalemate goes onUS federal workers who are not getting paid during the longest government shutdown in the country’s history are increasingly turning to pawnbrokers for short-term loans, according to shop owners. The turnout is small – a few people per day – pawnbrokers said, but many expect the numbers to increase amid the stalemate. About 800,000 federal workers have missed a paycheck during the nearly month-long shutdown.



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PayPal offers up to $500 credit for U.S. federal employees affected by shutdown

PayPal offers up to $  500 credit for U.S. federal employees affected by shutdownEmployees who use PayPal Credit will be able to avail an advance of up to $ 500 each, without having to pay any interest, and the program will last until the government reopens and employees receive their first paycheck, the company said on its website bit.ly/2Cs7xAY. The partial shutdown, which hit the four-week mark on Friday, is the longest in U.S. history. The shutdown means 800,000 federal workers nationwide would continue to go unpaid and some government functions would remain impaired.



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Federal workers caught in the middle apply for unemployment

Federal workers caught in the middle apply for unemploymentPROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Thousands of federal employees and their families are applying for unemployment and food stamps to get by as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history drags on with no end in sight. But for some of them, it has been an exercise in confusion and frustration.



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Furloughed federal workers line up for free meal

Furloughed federal workers line up for free mealWith no end in sight to a partial U.S. government shutdown that has left them without paychecks, hundreds of federal workers, contractors and their families attend a free community dinner at a high school in suburban Washington, D.C. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).



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