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U.S. stock futures and the dollar came under pressure as a shutdown of the U.S. government seemed increasingly likely, though the euro had political troubles of its own as the Italian government teetered on the edge of collapse. U.S. civil rights activist Jesse Jackson said he will continue to work for the release of a U.S. army veteran kidnapped by Colombian FARC rebels in June, despite the Colombian government's rejection of his mediation. Exhibitors may not get their day on Capitol Hill after all. The National Association of Theater Owners spent the weekend notifying its members that a planned lobbying assault scheduled for Oct. 1 may become impossible if a proposed U.S. government shutdown takes effect that day because of a deep divide over government spending and Obamacare. Italy faced growing political uncertainty, in the hours after five ministers in former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi?s center-right party resigned, setting off a new crisis that could put the political and financial stability of Europe at risk.