Eying volatile markets, Obama urges Congress to pass budget Aug 27, 2015 05:59PM

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday urged the Congress to avoid contributing to global economic uncertainty and quickly pass a budget before a deadline at the end of September to prevent a government shutdown.

Obama called the U.S. economy "an anchor of global strength and stability" but said a down-to-the-wire budget drama would hurt momentum and add to strains in the global economy.

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Shooting Suspect Shot Himself, But May Still Be Alive - WDBJ7 Aug 26, 2015 12:12PM

State police now say man suspected of killing two WDBJ7 employees shot himself, but may still be alive - WDBJ7

Shooter of TV Journalists Reportedly Killed Himself Aug 26, 2015 11:44AM

Shooter of TV journalists has reportedly committed suicide shortly after posting video to Twitter showing the killings.

The shooter went by the on-air name Bryce Williams although his real name is Vester Flanagan.

Shooter of TV anchors tweets video of shooting Aug 26, 2015 11:16AM

Shooter of TV anchors tweets video of shooting https://twitter.com/bryce_williams7

NOTE: Video, images may be disturbing to some viewers.

UPDATE: Twitter removed the video and associated account. Below is a screen shot of the killer pointing a gun at one of the victim before killer her.

The shooter is said to be a disgruntled employee.

TV Shooting Viewed as Disgruntled Employee, Not Terrorism Aug 26, 2015 10:20AM

Virginia governor said today's shooting of two TV journalists may have been a disgruntled employee, not a case of terrorism.

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