A.M. Links: Bipartisan Deal To Avoid Another Government Shutdown, US Economy Makes Unexpected Growth, Cops Strike in Argentina

  • Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Sen. Patty
    Murry (D-Wash.) showed some bipartisanship in
    crafting a mini-deal
    to avert another government shutdown.
    And yet, a recent poll shows that
    the majority of Americans
    expect political gridlock to persist
    or get worse next year.
  • The U.S. economy grew faster
    than expected
     in the third quarter of 2013, according to a
    Commerce Department report.
  • Saying that defense officials have not answered his concerns,
    an independent auditor is
    reopening a probe
    into an unused $34 million military facility
    the Pentagon built in Afghanistan.
  • Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) made a
    surprise appearance
    at a libertarian fundraising event in
    Washington, DC, prompting donations to snowball. What if the same
    were to happen for Reason‘s own webathon
  • France says its U.N.-backed military operation
    is underway
    in the Central African Republic, the day after
    some of the worst violence in the latest crisis.

  • Widespread looting
    took place in Córdoba, Argentina after
    police went on strike for 24 hours. Cue the “libertarian paradise”

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