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The Trump Administration Is Trying Everything in Its Power to Kill the Senate Immigration Deal

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A group of centrist senators has struck an immigration deal, and the Trump administration wants desperately to kill it.
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A small loophole in the new GOP tax law could be a big win for hedge funds - now the Trump administration is scrambling to close it

A small loophole in the new GOP tax law could be a big win for hedge funds - now the Trump administration is scrambling to close it

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A provision in the new GOP tax law would allow hedge fund managers to dodge a longer waiting period to claim the carried interest provision.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that the Internal Revenue Service will attempt to offer guidance to close the loophole.
The provision is another example of the mad dash by the federal government to try and implement the massive overhaul to the tax code.
Hedge funds are swarming to take advantage of a loophole in the new tax law, but the Trump administration is attempting to close the loophole.
The Republican-led law imposes changes to...
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Senate leaders trade blame as hopes dim for immigration deal

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The Senate's party leaders traded blame as they moved toward possible showdown votes on rival measures that would help young "Dreamer" immigrants and bolster border security. The Trump administration savaged...
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APNewsBreak: Senator to stop blocking some DOJ jobs over pot

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Colorado's Republican U.S. senator says there's been enough progress on negotiations over marijuana with the Trump administration that he will stop blocking nominees for some jobs in the Justice Department....
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As immigration showdown looms in Senate, Trump administration is ‘doing everything in our power' to stop bipartisan plan, official says

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The Senate is poised to vote on at least four proposals - all of which look doomed to fail.
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Group of senators reach immigration deal on Dreamers, wall

Group of senators reach immigration deal on Dreamers, wall

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A group of senators reached a bipartisan agreement Wednesday aimed at balancing Democrats' fight to offer citizenship to young "Dreamer" immigrants with President Donald Trump's demands for billions to build his coveted border wall with Mexico.
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Trump Administration Torches Immigration Plan Before Senate Vote

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The Trump administration blasted a bipartisan immigration proposal as an “egregious violation” of the president's principles for a deal, hours before the Senate will weigh multiple plans aimed at addressing the fate of 1.8 million immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
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Trump administration denounces a new bipartisan deal for 'dreamers'

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The Trump administration is denouncing an immigration deal in the Senate, saying it will "create a mass amnesty for over 10 million illegal aliens, including criminals."
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​'I'm sorry for the mistake': Sarah Sanders issues correction for ​false...

​'I'm sorry for the mistake': Sarah Sanders issues correction for ​false claim about African-American jobs​

The White House Council of Economic Advisers apologized for the figure saying it was miscommunication to Sanders. Read more ...

Man caught taking picture up woman's skirt at Haywood Mall in Greenville...

Man caught taking picture up woman's skirt at Haywood Mall in Greenville, police say

A man was caught taking a picture up a woman's skirt at Haywood Mall in Greenville, according to Greenville police. Read more ...

Suicide survivor gets ‘ultimate second chance' after historic face transplant

Suicide survivor gets ‘ultimate second chance' after historic face transplant

"Life is precious, and life is beautiful." Read more ...

Investigation launched after officer fatally shoots family dog, police say

Investigation launched after officer fatally shoots family dog, police say

An outside investigation has been launched after a police officer fatally shot a family's dog. Read more ...

Priests molested 1,000 children in Pennsylvania, report says

Priests molested 1,000 children in Pennsylvania, report says

The "real number" of abused children and abusive priests might be higher since some secret church records were lost and some victims never came forward, the grand jury said. Read more ...

Suicide survivor gets ‘ultimate second chance' after historic face transplant

Suicide survivor gets ‘ultimate second chance' after historic face transplant

"Life is precious, and life is beautiful." Read more ...

Mom warns parents after mosquito bite leaves 6-year-old son in ICU

Mom warns parents after mosquito bite leaves 6-year-old son in ICU

"He screams out in pain from the headaches, and he's really just like a zombie," the mother said. "It's scary, it's really scary." Read more ...

Teacher battling cancer ran out of sick days, so school employees donated theirs

Teacher battling cancer ran out of sick days, so school employees donated theirs

The public school teacher figured he needed at least 20 additional sick days to deal with more chemotherapy, days he just didn't have. Read more ...

Italy's deputy prime minister is blaming the EU for the deadly bridge...

Italy's deputy prime minister is blaming the EU for the deadly bridge collapse, even though nobody knows what caused it yet

Matteo Salvini suggested that EU fiscal rules were to blame for Tuesday's deadly bridge collapse. Authorities have yet to determine the cause of the disaster, which killed at... Read more ...

Aretha Franklin at home, surround by loved ones, family source says

Aretha Franklin at home, surround by loved ones, family source says

“We believe she'll pull through it, she believes she'll pull through it, and that's the important thing,” Franklin's nephew told People. Read more ...