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Debtonation Defused: US avoids default as Congress reaches deal

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President Barack Obama has signed legislation passed by Congress Wednesday to temporarily lift the debt ceiling and end the government shutdown after 16 days, averting the threat of default just hours before the October 17 deadline. The legislation funds the government through January 15 and lifts the $16.7 trillion debt ceiling through February 7. READ MORE: http://on.rt.com/kxmwnw RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RussiaToday Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.