US President Donald Trump announcing a deal to end the government shutdown from the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday. Photo: AFP

Bill to end US shutdown for three weeks passed by House, signed by Donald Trump

  • Issue of funding for border wall is left for more talks
  • Delays at US airports produced a heightened sense of urgency
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US President Donald Trump announcing a deal to end the government shutdown from the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday. Photo: AFP
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leaving the chamber after two failed votes to end the partial government shutdown. Photo: AP

US Senate votes down both Democrat and Republican bills to end government shutdown

  • The Republican bill included funding for US President Donald Trump’s border wall
  • Six Republicans voted in favour of a Democratic alternative but measure still failed
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leaving the chamber after two failed votes to end the partial government shutdown. Photo: AP
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