House Speaker John Boehner, refuting reports that he and President Obama were nearing a broad-based deficit accord, said Friday that "we're not even close to an agreement" but were continuing to seek a way to avert a US default.
Meanwhile, NFL owners overwhelmingly approved a deal Thursday to end the NFL players lockout. Only one problem: The players aren't ready to join them at the table just yet.
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