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US shutdown averted, border deal reached

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Democrats and Republicans have reached an agreement in principle over border security to fund the and avert another partial shutdown, said.

Lawmakers said the deal had been struck in a closed-door meeting in here on Monday, the reported.

No details have been released yet, and it was unclear whether would back the agreement. He is due to address a political rally in

Talks had previously stalled on the detention of undocumented immigrants and funding for Trump's border wall.

Funding will run out for some agencies if deal is finalised. The previous shutdown lasted 35 days and was the longest in US history.



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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 08:02 IST