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Hey all, hope you are well this day. Good day to all those celebrating International Day of the Girl.

Government Shutdown, Day 11

– Day 11 of the Shutdown can be found through the Guardian’s live blog$3.2 billion and counting so far….

– There is hope that a deal can arrive soon

– “The White House says President Barack Obama welcomes a ‘constructive approach’ from congressional Republicans in a new budget offering but ‘has some concerns with it.’

– Jobless claims spike because of shutdown

– John Boehner’s dilemma as shown in a Pew Research chart.

– Because of the shutdown, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) cannot investigate Wall Street crimes. Take that as you will.

– The Five Ways the Shutdown is Politically Killing Republicans 

– “The Pisgah Inn’s act of defiance delighted the Tea Party, who wield huge influence in this rural Appalachian district. But other constituents are paying a high price for Republican intransigence

– Because of the Shutdown, the ACA has gotten more popular 

– Stephen Colbert’s just gets better with this as he mocks Shep Smith’s botched attempt to capture a daredevil in order to bring good news because of the shutdown

International Politics

– The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has surprisingly won the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts in Syria.

– “Congrats, Malala for failing to win the Nobel Parody Prize

– “Rouhani should calm skeptics” as Britian re-opens their embassy. More here. [cont’d.]

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