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US Government Approaches Possible Shutdown

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US Government Approaches Possible Shutdown

US Government Approaches Possible Shutdown

US Government , Approaches Possible Shutdown.

'The Washington Post' reports the United States government is headed for a potential shutdown.

As a crucial fiscal government deadline draws near, Republican officials seized an opportunity to voice their opposition to Biden's proposed vaccine mandates.

Congressional in-fighting threatens to put a wrench in bipartisan cooperation.

According to ABC News, the current agreement on federal spending will expire on December 3 at midnight.

According to ABC News, the current agreement on federal spending will expire on December 3 at midnight.

President Biden's proposed vaccine mandate is intended to hold larger private businesses accountable by requiring vaccination and implementing more precise testing.

President Biden's proposed vaccine mandate is intended to hold larger private businesses accountable by requiring vaccination and implementing more precise testing.

'The Washington Post' reports that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has ended the lives of over 780,000 Americans.

'The Washington Post' reports that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has ended the lives of over 780,000 Americans.

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has ended the lives of over 780,000 Americans.

With news of the first known case of the omicron strain in the United States, Republicans continue to rail against public health measures that intend to curb the spread of COVID-19.

With news of the first known case of the omicron strain in the United States, Republicans continue to rail against public health measures that intend to curb the spread of COVID-19.

I hope they see the light quickly and not cause a needless Republican government shutdown.

, Chuck Schumer, Senate Majority Leader, via The Washington Post.

I hope they see the light quickly and not cause a needless Republican government shutdown.

, Chuck Schumer, Senate Majority Leader, via The Washington Post.

Many Republicans seem unwilling to negotiate.

Democrats say such obstructions are "totally irresponsible." .

Many Republicans seem unwilling to negotiate.

Democrats say such obstructions are "totally irresponsible." .

It’s just amazing to me.

Hundreds of thousands of people have died... , Debbie Stabenow, Senator Michigan, via The Washington Post.

It’s just amazing to me.

Hundreds of thousands of people have died... , Debbie Stabenow, Senator Michigan, via The Washington Post


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Another Train Carrying Hazardous Materials Derailed Outside of Detroit, Michigan [Video]

Another Train Carrying Hazardous Materials Derailed Outside of Detroit, Michigan

Another Train Carrying , Hazardous Materials Derailed , Outside of Detroit, Michigan. Fox News reports that the derailment occurred in the Van Buren Township outside of Detroit, Michigan. Fox News reports that the derailment occurred in the Van Buren Township outside of Detroit, Michigan. According to authorities, the cause of the derailment, remains unclear. According to officials, at least six cars were derailed. One of them contained hazardous materials. Fox 2 Detroit reports that police said there were no injuries from the incident and the area does not represent a hazmat situation. The news comes less than two weeks after a train carrying toxic chemicals derailed in East Palestine, Ohio. . Police have reportedly closed roads in the Detroit area while an investigation of the most recent accident is ongoing. At this time no one is aware of the release of any hazardous materials, the car carrying hazardous material has been put upright and is being removed from the area of the other derailed cars, and EPA is dispatching a team to ensure public safety, Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., via Fox News. At this time no one is aware of the release of any hazardous materials, the car carrying hazardous material has been put upright and is being removed from the area of the other derailed cars, and EPA is dispatching a team to ensure public safety, Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., via Fox News. According to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, the agency is, "aware of the train derailment in Van Buren Township, Wayne County,". According to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, the agency is, "aware of the train derailment in Van Buren Township, Wayne County,". ... where initial reports indicate no threat to the public from the derailment. EGLE personnel are on their way to the scene to assist in assessing the situation. , Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, via Fox News. ... where initial reports indicate no threat to the public from the derailment. EGLE personnel are on their way to the scene to assist in assessing the situation. , Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy, via Fox News

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China and Russia Are Also Encountering & Shooting Down UFOs [Video]

China and Russia Are Also Encountering & Shooting Down UFOs

China and Russia , Are Also Encountering , & Shooting Down UFOs. 'Newsweek' reports that the United States is not the only country in the world that is shooting down unidentified flying objects (UFOs) in 2023. In addition to an object believed to be a Chinese spy balloon on February 4, the U.S. has shot down four other UFOs in recent days. One of those objects was taken down over northern Alaska, another over Montana, a third over Canada's Yukon and a fourth near Lake Huron in Michigan. Meanwhile, in China, authorities said they were preparing to shoot down a UFO sighted in the skies above Shandong Province. Meanwhile, in China, authorities said they were preparing to shoot down a UFO sighted in the skies above Shandong Province. Local maritime authorities in East China's Shandong Province announced on Sunday that they had spotted an unidentified flying object in waters near the coastal city of Rizhao in the province and were preparing to shoot it down, reminding fishermen to be safe via messages, Global Times state-run newspaper, via 'Newsweek'. Local maritime authorities in East China's Shandong Province announced on Sunday that they had spotted an unidentified flying object in waters near the coastal city of Rizhao in the province and were preparing to shoot it down, reminding fishermen to be safe via messages, Global Times state-run newspaper, via 'Newsweek'. 'Newsweek' reports that a regional governor in Russia announced that the Kremlin had shot down a UFO originally sighted on January 3. 'Newsweek' reports that a regional governor in Russia announced that the Kremlin had shot down a UFO originally sighted on January 3. According to Vasily Golubev, "the decision was taken to liquidate" the UFO above the village of Sultan-Saly in Russia's Rostov region. 'Newsweek' reports that the region where the UFO was spotted is a strategic target for the war in Ukraine, as it borders the Sea of Azov. . The Sea of Azov is bounded by Russia on the east and by Ukraine on the northwest and southwest. A UFO in the form of a ball was shot down in the sky, Privyet Rostov, Russian news outlet, via 'Newsweek'

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