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3 Oct, 2013

US govt shutdown: Germany, UK issue ‘travel warning’ Obama cancels Asia trip – Times of India

WASHINGTON: Germany and Britain became the first countries to issue a “travel warning” for the United States as the government shutdown in America entered the second day on Wednesday with no sign of resolution. Feisty Democrats and hardline Republicans stuck to their guns, the former rejecting proposals from conservatives to fund re-opening of just parts of the government with an “all-or-nothing” response.

President Obama meantime curtailed a four-nation Asia trip that is to begin Saturday to just two nations (Indonesia and Brunei), scrapping tail-end visits to Malaysia and Philippines because the disruption prevented the White House from sending an advance party to the final two stops.

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