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Pentagon authorizes $1 bn for Trump's border wall

Pentagon authorizes $1 bn for Trump's border wall

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan has authorized $1 billion to build part of the wall sought by Donald Trump along the US-Mexico border, the first funds designated for the project under the president's emergency declaration.

Trump to declare 'emergency' to fund his border wall

Trump to declare 'emergency' to fund his border wall

President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency Friday to fund his long-sought US-Mexico border wall, after agreeing to a measure that prevents a new government shutdown but excludes the billions he demanded for the barrier.

On Day 28, no sign of end to US partial government shutdown

On Day 28, no sign of end to US partial government shutdown

As the partial US government shutdown hit the four-week mark on Friday, tensions mounted in Washington on either side of the standoff over President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion to help fund a US-Mexico border wall.