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Alabama Win Gives Democrats More Leverage on Budget, Immigration

Alabama Win Gives Democrats More Leverage on Budget, Immigration

Senate Democrats gained significant new leverage to stymie the Republican agenda and make demands on spending and immigration in Congress next year after Tuesday’s upset victory by their candidate,
Tax Compromise Keeps Wind and Electric-Car Credits, Source Says

Tax Compromise Keeps Wind and Electric-Car Credits, Source Says

House and Senate negotiators have agreed to spare the electric-vehicle tax credit and wind production tax credit in their compromise package, according to a Republican familiar with the process.
It's the U.K. Parliament vs. Facebook on Russia Meddling

It's the U.K. Parliament vs. Facebook on Russia Meddling

Facebook Inc. tried to dismiss concerns of Russian meddling in the Brexit vote. But the chairman of an important committee in Parliament begs to differ and is escalating the fight in the U.K.
Mining Mogul Murray Gets Coal in His Stocking—and Wants More

Mining Mogul Murray Gets Coal in His Stocking—and Wants More

More than a year after his election, President Donald Trump hasn’t disappointed him.
Angola to Offer Grace Period to Recover Overseas Funds

Angola to Offer Grace Period to Recover Overseas Funds

Angola will set a moratorium in January to allow citizens with money abroad to repatriate their funds, as the oil-producing country struggles to ease an acute dollar shortage that began soon after oil
Trump Promises ‘Giant Tax Cut’ and Money in Pockets by February

Trump Promises ‘Giant Tax Cut’ and Money in Pockets by February

President Donald Trump promised everyday Americans a “giant tax cut for Christmas” in a speech that the White House billed as his closing argument for a tax overhaul that congressional Republicans
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to Replace Sen. Al Franken

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to Replace Sen. Al Franken

Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith discusses her appointment by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton to fill the U.S. Senate seat of Democrat Al Franken when he formally resigns amid sexual harassment
House, Senate Said to Reach Tentative Tax Deal

House, Senate Said to Reach Tentative Tax Deal

Lawmakers have reached a tentative compromise on a tax overhaul as time runs short for legislation to be passed before the end of the year and the seating of Alabama Senator Elect, Democrat Doug
Tax Overhaul Could Be Big Win for U.S. Real Estate Investors

Tax Overhaul Could Be Big Win for U.S. Real Estate Investors

U.S. commercial real estate is a likely winner in the evolving Republican tax overhaul, which is poised to lower rates for property owners, spur new investment and increase demand for rental housing,
Bombardier Bills Marquee Jet as U.S.-Made in Boeing Trade Fight

Bombardier Bills Marquee Jet as U.S.-Made in Boeing Trade Fight

Bombardier Inc., a crown jewel of Canadian manufacturing, is billing itself as a major U.S. employer in a bitter trade fight with Boeing Co. that has profits, diplomatic ties and the future of a
New Jersey School Spending Snub Is a Sign of Tax Bill Effect

New Jersey School Spending Snub Is a Sign of Tax Bill Effect

The sweeping Republican tax bill wending its way through Washington is already rippling out into the heavily taxed suburbs of northern New Jersey.
Al Franken’s Senate Replacement Is Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith

Al Franken’s Senate Replacement Is Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton said he will appoint Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith to fill the U.S. Senate seat of Democrat Al Franken when he formally resigns amid sexual harassment allegations.
Alabama Republican Mo Brooks Says He Has Prostate Cancer

Alabama Republican Mo Brooks Says He Has Prostate Cancer

He says he discovered the disease during a physical and screening after losing the Alabama Senate primary.
Arab States Commit to Backing West African Anti-Terror Force

Arab States Commit to Backing West African Anti-Terror Force

Arab countries pledged more money and five West African countries said they’d accelerate efforts to get a joint anti-guerrilla military force up and running as they met Wednesday near Paris at the
Europe’s Kebab War Is Over

Europe’s Kebab War Is Over

The European Parliament voted on Wednesday to allow phosphates in meat cooked on spits.
Germany's Protracted Attempt to Form a New Government Explained

Germany's Protracted Attempt to Form a New Government Explained

Germany’s Social Democrats are engaging in some creative thinking to make another four years of governing with Chancellor Angela Merkel palatable to party members.
CNN Says Anderson Cooper’s Twitter Account Was Apparently Hacked

CNN Says Anderson Cooper’s Twitter Account Was Apparently Hacked

The cable network said “someone gained access” to Anderson Cooper’s account and sent the tweet to the president.
Scaramucci Says 'Don’t Underestimate Steve Bannon'

Scaramucci Says 'Don’t Underestimate Steve Bannon'

Anthony Scaramucci, former White House communications director, talks about the "tough Loss" for Breitbart News Chairman Steve Bannon in the Alabama special Senate election and the role Bannon plays
GOP Finger-Pointing Starts Right After Moore’s Defeat in Alabama

GOP Finger-Pointing Starts Right After Moore’s Defeat in Alabama

The Republican finger-pointing started minutes after GOP candidate Roy Moore lost to a Democrat in deep-red Alabama’s Senate race, with nervous party members fearing more of the same in the 2018
Ex-‘Apprentice’ Star Omarosa Manigault to Leave White House

Ex-‘Apprentice’ Star Omarosa Manigault to Leave White House

Omarosa Manigault, an aide to President Donald Trump and former “Apprentice” contestant, resigned on Tuesday after nearly a year at the White House.