Stock markets are closing lower and lower as the government remains shutdown. Brown argues that a greater fall in stock prices may be the wake-up call Washington needs. The market needs to scare congress straight before Washington will get serious about finalizing a budget plan and re-open the government.
Figure models called First Order's Stormtrooper from the film 'Star Wars' are displayed at Loft Variety Store in Shibuya shopping district in Tokyo, Thursday. New 'Star Wars' toys and other merchandise were released in stores across Japan just after midnight local time during a global rollout of the popular products.