Daily Archive: October 12, 2013

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    Accelerated Efforts, No Agreement On Gov’t Shutdown, Debt Ceiling

    (AP) — With time running short, President Barack Obama and congressional Republicans accelerated efforts Friday to prevent the U.S. Treasury from default and end a partial government shutdown that stretched into an 11th day. The latest impacts: New aircraft grounded, military chaplains silenced and a crab harvest jeopardized in the …