Washington DC says basic services under threat as shutdown drags on
Issued on: Modified:
The mayor of Washington, DC says basic services are threatened as the stalemate over public finances continues. Unlike other US cities, Washington depends on Congress for its funding. Meanwhile, there are hopes a solution could come out of a meeting scheduled between members of Congress and President Obama. And here in Europe, passengers are urged to scale back flights this Thursday as French air traffic controllers go on strike.