Archive for October 20th, 2013

Sen. McConnell: ‘There won’t be another government shutdown’

October 20, 2013
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Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Kentucky Republican who co-sponsored the bipartisan Senate bill that led to the end of the 16-day government shutdown, says the GOP will do anything to get rid of President Barack Obama’s signature health care law — except shutting down the government.
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Lew: U.S. economy bruised by fiscal fight

October 20, 2013
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy has been hurt by a recent budget standoff in Washington and it is important that the nation does not go through another around of brinkmanship, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Sunday.
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Despite debt drama, U.S. still outshining Europe

October 20, 2013
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By Alan Wheatley LONDON (Reuters) – If Wall Street’s record high is a signpost, the U.S. economy has every chance of pulling further ahead of a stuttering Europe despite new battles to come in Washington over the government’s budget and debt ceiling.
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Official: Escaped Fla. prisoners captured

October 20, 2013
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two convicted killers who were freed from prison by phony documents were captured together without incident Saturday night at a Panama City motel, authorities said.
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Source: JPMorgan reaches tentative $13 billion settlement

October 20, 2013
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By Aruna Viswanatha WASHINGTON (Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co has reached a tentative $13 billion agreement with the U.S. Justice Department to settle government agency investigations into bad mortgage loans the bank sold to investors before the financial crisis, a source said on Saturday.
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