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US government shutdown: LIVE UPDATES

01.10.2013 01:17

The US government shutdown has ended 16 days after it shuttered federal agencies and put nearly one million workers on mandatory leave. An eleventh hour agreement spared a potentially catastrophic debt default and promised future negotiations.

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Lee 01.10.2013 05:29

I am extremely embarrassed due to the lack of education shown by most of these comments. It's a sad day for America. Please people! Educate yourselves. Watch more RT on tv,.... it's a good start!


Francesca del Greco 01.10.2013 05:26

It was bound to happen. It was a question of time


Palmer Eldrich 01.10.2013 05:10

Only the Coin can save the US now...

Im hoping to see people in the streets demanding the coin simpsons style ...

" Commander in Chef" is clearly a homage to George Washington Carver .


mortimer snerd 01.10.2013 05:09

Hey Barak! Why does it have to be the Rep's? Seems to me that it was the Dem's that didn't want to compromise causing the shutdown.

That's probably too deep for


Thiago Santos 01.10.2013 05:00

stop the World I wanna drop! Fyah Babylon! When the moon is in the seventh house... Let's see it happens before our eyes


james 01.10.2013 04:58

i can't understand what is actually happening?


Fahad Haroon 01.10.2013 04:56

It's time for Jesse Ventura / Howard Stern 2016 Presidential Election. No More Democrats Or Republicans


Rudy Lorren 01.10.2013 04:51

Maybe people will realize how absolutely unnecessary the federal government has become.


groingo 01.10.2013 04:39

And the world should trust this den of thieves (US) why?
So, does this mean China and Japan and the Saudi's will have to wait a little longer to call in their Pink Slips to the US?


rogirl 01.10.2013 04:25

Well that would be good news for Syria because there would be no bucks left to support rebel mercenary thugs terrorizing Syria, who will al start squealing like pigs at lack of funds and start jumping off the broken down US gravy train and running away.

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