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Bill Enacted to Avert Default, Re-Open US Government

Congress has put an end to three weeks of drama, deadlock and danger to the global economy as both the House and Senate passed a bill to re-open the federal government and extend the government's credit limit just hours ahead of a possible default. President Barack Obama signed the bill into law in the early hours of Thursday as yet another U.S. budget crisis was resolved on the brink of disaster.   The House vote came late Wednesday night after a rollercoaster ride of twists and ...

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