Obama’s appeal to avert shutdown and other headlines

Obama wants CEOs to pressure U.S. congress to avoid shutdown. (Bloomberg Politics)

Bernie Sanders meets today with Campaign Zero activists. (Mashable)

Biden: Trump’s view on immigration ‘will not prevail.’ (AP)

The president of China will visit the White House next week. (The Hill)

Pope to meet prisoners and the meek during East Coast visit. (New York Times)

Planned Parenthood is a symbol. This is the reality of one Ohio clinic. (Washington Post)

Texas student says he’s falsely accused of making a ‘hoax bomb’. (NBC News)

Facebook is working on a ‘dislike’ button… kind of. (NBC News)

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Obama's appeal to avert shutdown and other headlines