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EPA chemical safety nominee drops out amid strong opposition
December 13th, 2017. 11:42 PM

President Donald Trump's pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn his nomination after bipartisan opposition made his Senate confirmation unlikely

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GOP says it's got a deal on taxes; cuts coming for next year
December 13th, 2017. 9:45 PM

GOP leaders forged agreement tax overhaul, paving the way to slash taxes for businesses and give most people tax cuts starting next year

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The Latest: GOP leader offers huge budget boost for military
December 13th, 2017. 7:17 PM

A key House Republican has unveiled a measure to deliver a huge budget increase to the Pentagon and prevent a government shutdown at the end of next week

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The Latest: Breaks for college students back in tax bill
December 13th, 2017. 6:12 PM

Congressional aides say negotiators have removed several controversial provisions from sweeping tax legislation, including one that would have eliminated the deduction for interest on student loans

Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell
Fed rate increase is 3rd this year; foresees 3 more in 2018
December 13th, 2017. 6:02 PM

Fed boosts key interest rate for third time this year to range of 1.25 percent to 1.5 percent

Janet Yellen
Records: US Steel failed to test for toxic metal after spill
December 13th, 2017. 6:02 PM

Documents show U.S. Steel failed to test a Lake Michigan tributary for a potentially carcinogenic chemical after a spill from one of the company's plants in northwest Indiana

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In blow to May, UK lawmakers assert final say on Brexit deal
December 13th, 2017. 5:54 PM

British lawmakers have dealt a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans by giving Parliament the final say on any exit agreement the government reaches with the European Union

In blow to May, UK lawmakers assert final say on Brexit deal
GOP says it's got a deal on taxes; cuts coming for next year
December 13th, 2017. 5:27 PM

GOP leaders forged agreement tax overhaul, paving the way to slash taxes for businesses and give most people tax cuts starting next year

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Fed rate increase is 3rd this year; foresees 3 more in 2018
December 13th, 2017. 3:01 PM

Fed boosts key interest rate for third time this year to range of 1.25 percent to 1.5 percent

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The Latest: UK lawmakers defeat government on Brexit bill
December 13th, 2017. 2:23 PM

British lawmakers have delivered a defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans by giving Parliament the final say on any exit agreement with the European Union

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British lawmakers give Parliament final say on any exit agreement with the European Union, deal defeat to prime minister
December 13th, 2017. 2:20 PM

British lawmakers give Parliament final say on any exit agreement with the European Union, deal defeat to prime minister

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5 things small business owners should know about tax bills
December 13th, 2017. 1:15 PM

Small business owners await details as House and Senate negotiators reconcile differences over a Republican tax overhaul

5 things small business owners should know about tax bills
AP sources: House, Senate leaders reach deal on tax package
December 13th, 2017. 1:05 PM

House and Senate GOP leaders have forged an agreement on a sweeping overhaul of the nation's tax laws, paving the way for final votes next week to slash taxes for businesses and give most people tax cuts starting next year

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CNN says Anderson Cooper's Twitter account apparently hacked
December 13th, 2017. 10:23 AM

CNN is claiming Anderson Cooper's Twitter account was hacked after a tweet from his handle called the president a "pathetic loser" following Democrat Doug Jones winning Alabama's special Senate election

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EU negotiator says 'no turning back' on commitments
December 13th, 2017. 8:46 AM

European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says there will be "no turning back" for Britain on commitments made during an initial divorce deal between the two, after his U.K. counterpart insisted it was merely a "statement of intent."

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EU Parliament votes against banning key kebab additive
December 13th, 2017. 8:46 AM

The European Parliament narrowly defeated plans to ban an additive which is considered key in industrial meats for the ubiquitous doner kebab

EU Parliament votes against banning key kebab additive
Global companies snared in South Africa's corruption scandal
December 13th, 2017. 5:54 AM

Major global companies snared in growing South African corruption scandal around president

Global companies snared in South Africa's corruption scandal
The Latest: UK government seeks support for Brexit bill
December 13th, 2017. 5:52 AM

British Prime Minister Theresa May's government is scrambling to stave off defeat on its key Brexit bill from lawmakers demanding a greater say over the country's exit from the European Union.

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Tax package would lower top tax rate for wealthy Americans
December 12th, 2017. 6:37 PM

Congressional Republicans are speeding toward passing a massive tax package that would ease the hit on residents of high-tax states and appease corporations that could have lost precious tax breaks

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House and Senate tax bills treat disaster victims unequally
December 12th, 2017. 5:37 PM

House version of GOP tax bill would allow hurricane but not fire victims to deduct losses

Kevin Brady

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