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File general view of the U.S. Capitol dome in the pre-dawn darkness in WashingtonThe stopgap spending bill passes by a 63-36 vote shortly before a midnight deadline.


2016-12-09 23:32:16 -0700

The United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. at night. (Getty Images)Democrats drop their objections to the spending bill after taking the debate right to the brink before a midnight deadline.


2016-12-09 22:21:09 -0700

Post-election, Trump closes companies tied to Saudi Arabia. (Amr Nabil/AP)The president-elect shut down firms that appeared connected to a possible venture there, corporate documents show.


2016-12-09 18:30:50 -0700