Many federal agencies will close as Republicans and Democrats fail to pass a short-term budget.
Its closure is likely to have an impact on a nearby favela as many people there rely on scavenging.
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The police woman, whose horse was startled during Pope Francis’ visit to Chile, is recovering in hospital.