The government shut down at midnight on Friday after Democrats and Republicans failed to reach a last-minute deal to fund its operations, divided in a bitter dispute over immigration and border security.
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Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during U.S. elections
Twitter Inc , which is reviewing Russian interference during the 2016 U.S. elections, said on Friday it would notify some of its users whether they were exposed to content generated by a suspected Russian propaganda service.
U.S. to retry Senator Menendez on bribery, corruption charges
The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday it plans to retry Democratic U.S. Senator Robert Menendez on bribery and corruption charges after a jury was deadlocked during a trial in November.
Facebook to prioritize 'trustworthy' news based on surveys
Facebook Inc will prioritize "trustworthy" news in its feed of social media posts, using member surveys to identify high-quality outlets and fight sensationalism and misinformation, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday.
Canceled North Korean visit to prep for Olympics 'not permanent': South Korea ministry
South Korea's Unification Ministry said on Saturday that the sudden cancellation of a North Korean delegation's planned visit to the South to prepare for the North's art troupe during the Winter Olympics was "not a permanent cancellation".
ADM pursues big ag merger with grain trader Bunge: WSJ
Top U.S. grains merchant Archer Daniels Midland Co has proposed a takeover of Bunge Ltd , The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, a move that could set up a battle for Bunge with Swiss-based rival Glencore Plc .
FTC makes second request on Broadcom's bid for Qualcomm
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has made a second request for information on chipmaker Broadcom Ltd's $103 billion hostile bid for Qualcomm Inc, Broadcom said in a statement on Friday, a move that could indicate heightened antitrust scrutiny.
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China's stock market regulator has approved five new initial public offerings (IPOs), which will aim to raise a total of no more than 6.7 billion yuan ($1.05 billion), the official news agency Xinhua reported on Saturday.