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Suspect killed after car chase, shots fired at U.S. Capitol

 A female suspect who triggered lengthy car chase by the police from the White House to Capitol Hill on Thursday afternoon was struck by gunfire and pronounced dead, local police chief confirmed.

White House orders agencies to execute plans for shutdown

 The White House Office of Management and Budget late Monday night ordered the federal agencies to begin their plans for a government shutdown, due to a lack of bipartisan funding bill.

Vietnam, US issue Joint Statement

 VietNamNet Bridge – President Truong Tan Sang of Vietnam and President Barack Obama of the United States of America issued a joint statement at the end of their talks in Washington on July 25.

Myanmar leader heads to White House

 Myanmar President Thein Sein on Monday becomes the first leader of his country to visit the White House in nearly half a century, in one of the most symbolic US gestures yet to support his reforms.

Another suspect arrested over ricin letter addressed to Obama

Another Mississippi man was arrested over ricin-laced letter sent to President Barack Obama and two others, the U.S. authorities confirmed Saturday, four days after a previous suspect was released from custody.

Obama says job creation top U.S. priority

The top priority for the nation is to bolster economic growth and create jobs for the middle class, warning that drastic government spending cuts will hurt U.S. economic recovery.

U.S. Senate approves postponement of debt ceiling deadline

 U.S. Senate on Thursday approved the postponement of the federal government's debt ceiling until May to keep the federal government in operation and give lawmakers more time

Bush senior in intensive care

 Former US president George H.W. Bush is in intensive care in hospital after taking a turn for the worse with a "stubborn fever," a spokesman said.