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"Seven seven. I'm Tom hutler. Thanks for joining us. We've got these top stories we're following government. Investigators say thousands more migrant children may have been separated from their parents in the Trump administration acknowledged report from the health and human services inspector general finds family separations. We're taking place before the spring of late last year. Before the spring of last year rather when the administration announced its zero tolerance policy on the southwest border. President Trump's lawyers Rudy Guiliani Rudy Giuliani issuing a statement aimed at clarifying earlier comments that appeared to leave open the possibility of collusion between members of Trump's two thousand sixteen campaign and Russia Giuliani saying he represents only the president not the campaign, and that there was no collusion by Trump in any way, shape or form companies time now eleven forty six it's twenty seven of the government shutdown. What is the stalemate mean for the upcoming state of the union address ABC's? Karen Travers with the latest from the White House. Speaker Nancy Pelosi in her letter to President Trump about possibly delaying. The state of the union cited security concerns writing that the secret service and department of homeland security have been quote hamstrung by furloughs DHS push back on that claim in a tweet secretary Kirsten Neilsen insisted her department and the secret service are quote, fully prepared to support insecure. The state of the union. Karen Travers, ABC news, the White House, and is the partial shutdown. Continues. It's showing up in the weekly. Jobless claims has been Thomas reports the number of furloughed federal workers seeking unemployment benefits jumped last week topping ten thousand the Labor Department says that's double the number of federal workers who sought aid in the previous week typically fewer than a thousand former federal employees apply for jobless benefits, federal employees who aren't working during the shutdown are eligible to claim unemployment aid, though, they will have to repay it wants to shutdown ends those who are at work, but not getting paid are not eligible overall. However, the number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits dropped to two hundred and thirteen thousand Ben Thomas Washington update now and this week's attack in Syria on a US military convoy, ISIS is claiming responsibility. It's the first such attack on US forces since President Trump announced he would withdraw American troops from Syria. A busy downtown street in Syria. Suddenly a fireball explosion in a local restaurant. A suicide bomber."