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.
A bullet hole is pictured on a store window on the Champs Elysees boulevard in Paris, Friday. France began picking itself up from another deadly shooting claimed by the Islamic State group on Friday, just days before voting begins in one of the most contested presidential elections in recent history.