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How The Government Shutdown Will End: 'The Market Is Just Going To Smash Us'

WASHINGTON -- With Congress unable to move, the end to the standoff in the nation's capital over Obamacare and funding the government is looking ever more certain to come down to a battle over the nation's debt limit -- and an epic smackdown from the global market.<p>Friday, all sides made clear they …

Rest Of The World Thinks Congress Is A ‘Laughing Stock' For Government Shutdown

WASHINGTON -- In the world’s greatest superpower, with the oldest constitutional democracy on Earth, American exceptionalism has struck again. The government shutdown that began this week has stunned the world. With tea party-aligned Republicans insisting any measure to fund the government be tied …

Government Shutdown Blame? Poll Fingers Republicans And Democrats

Although Democrats and Republicans both have been embarrassed by their leaked comments about which side is "winning" the shutdown debate, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows that both sides are losing, at least as far as public opinion on who's responsible.<p>According to the survey, 25 percent of …

US credits Syria's Assad over chemical weapons destruction

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1016000/1016768_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518446316_4d0f9460aceba7002c44f1b658be24fb<p><b>Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government deserves credit for so far complying with a chemical weapons deal, the US secretary of state has …

Middle East

Pakistan: bomb kills anti-polio officials

At least two dead as police protecting vaccination programme come under attack<p>A bomb that exploded near a polio vaccination team in the volatile north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar on Monday killed at least two people, and possibly as many as six, police said, the latest in a string of attacks …

Pakistan

Japan asks international community to help solve Fukushima crisis

Japan's prime minister has appealed to the international community to help fix the on-going crisis at its damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant.<p>Shinzo Abe, the prime minister, confirmed that Japan was open to receiving assistance from overseas in a bid to help resolve the world's worst nuclear …

Fukushima