US Officials Increasingly Concerned About Islamic Rebels in Syria, Congressional Gyms Still Open Despite Shutdown, Muslim Brotherhood Supporters Protest at Egyptian Universities: P.M. Links


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  • U.S. intelligence officials are increasingly concerned that Islamic rebels fighting in Syria could gain a foothold in the region.
  • I'm sure you'll be stunned to hear that the gyms used exclusively by members of Congress are open despite the government shutdown.
  • Half of Americans think that the private sector would do a better job than the government at keeping healthcare costs down.
  • Hundreds of supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood have staged protests against the military-backed government at Egyptian universities.
  • A new report from the OECD indicates that American adults are behind adults from other developed nations when it comes to literacy and basic math.
  • South Korea's Yonhap News Agency is reporting that North Korea has restarted a nuclear reactor.

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