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US bill to avert gov't shutdown secures enough votes to pass House

U.S. Capitol building as the partial government shutdown looms in Washington, U.S.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bill to avert a partial U.S. government shutdown secured enough votes to pass in the House of Representatives on Thursday, hours after the Senate passed it. Voting was still underway.

(Reporting by Makini Brice, Richard Cowan and Kanishka Singh in Washington)