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Obama Cautions Against Domestic Security Agency Shutdown

U.S. President Barack Obama says a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security would have a direct impact on the economy, as well as national security. Speaking to a state governors meeting at the White House, Obama said a partial shutdown of the agency would mean more than 100,000 border patrol, port inspection and airport security agents would be left without a paycheck. The agency's $40-billion budget is set to run out this week because of a political dispute over...

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