Government shutdown: What’s closed, what’s open, and what else is affected during the current partial government shutdown explained – CBS News

President Trump signed a bill Friday night to reopen the federal government for three weeks, officially ending the record-long partial government shutdown that began on December 22 and left hundreds of thousands of federal employees without pay.  Nine out of 15 federal departments were closed during those 35 days, as well as dozens of agencies. …

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Government shutdown is brewing trouble for America’s craft beer makers – NBC News

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Jan. 12, 2019, 4:53 AM GMT By Ethan SacksThere’s trouble brewing in the craft beer industry over the government shutdown. Because the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has been furloughed by the…

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Partial government shutdown could hurt January jobs numbers: Kevin Hassett – Fox Business

If congressional leaders are unable to pass legislation to end a partial government shutdown that began at the end of December, it could hurt the number of jobs the U.S. economy adds in January, according to Kevin Hassett, chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. That’s largely because if government employees affected by the shutdown…

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Partial government shutdown compounds risks for US economy – Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Now in its 10th year, America’s economic expansion still looks sturdy. Yet the partial shutdown of the government that began Saturday has added another threat to a growing list of risks. The stock market’s persistent fall, growing chaos in the Trump administration, higher interest rates, a U.S.-China trade war and a global…

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The US government appeared to take a shot at Tesla after the company touted the Model 3’s safety features

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said in a statement on Tuesday that it does not evaluate vehicle safety beyond its star rating system — an apparent response to Tesla’s claim that its Model 3 sedan gives occupants a lower probability of receiving a serious injury in a crash than any other vehicle tested…

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Government Bond Yields Climbed in 2nd Quarter on Trade Tensions, Slower Growth

The yield on the benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note rose for the fourth straight quarter, briefly topping 3% before concerns about mounting trade tensions and slower global growth drove investors to the relative safety of government debt. Signs that inflation could accelerate, continued job gains for U.S. workers and speculation that the Federal Reserve could…

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