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  • Today in the News: Reid vows not to ‘bow to tea party anarchists’


  • News on a possible government shutdown and the Kenya mall attack.



     
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  • Quote of note

    "We're not going to bow to tea party anarchists who deny the mere fact that ‘Obamacare’ is the law. We will not bow to tea party anarchists who refuse to accept that the Supreme Court ruled that Obamacare is constitutional." - Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, talking Monday about Republicans’ plan to defund Obamacare or face a government shutdown. Reid and Democrats say Republicans need to come up with a plan that leaves Obamacare intact or face a government shutdown.

    News to know

    At last report, the standoff at Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, was still ongoing, with authorities saying the situation is mainly under control. It wasn’t clear if any hostages were still involved, but police said the remaining terrorists are trapped in the mall. At least 62 people have died in the terrorist attack that began Saturday. Also today, the terrorist group claiming responsibility for the attack, al-Shabaab, says that three Americans were among the attackers.

    Hot video: Raw: Video shows early moments of Kenya attack

    Amateur video from Nairobi, Kenya, shows the early moments of the attack on a mall.

     

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