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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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Police: 2 arrested after missing 16-year-old girl found 'nude and incoherent' in apartment

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Customs discovers $13 million worth of meth hidden in frozen fruit

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Meghan Markle makes surprise visit to NYC for girls' trip, baby shower

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The Duchess of Sussex returns to New York City for the first time since her wedding for a few days of rest, shopping and good food with some of her closest friends. Read more ...

Mother sentenced in case of maggot-infested infant found dead in swing

Mother sentenced in case of maggot-infested infant found dead in swing

A defense attorney argued the woman suffered from postpartum depression and self-medicated, but she had no desire to harm her son. Read more ...

Police: Angry father slapped 12-year-old bully who called stepdaughter 'ugly'

Police: Angry father slapped 12-year-old bully who called stepdaughter 'ugly'

"I went up and talked to him and he kept running his mouth. If he was talking to me like that, imagine how he was talking to her," the father asked. Read more ...

Heads up, new parents! Walmart to host 'Baby Savings Day' this weekend

Heads up, new parents! Walmart to host 'Baby Savings Day' this weekend

Attention, new parents! Car seats, sippy cups, pacifiers, diaper bags and more - that's a lot of things to get when you are welcoming a new member to your family. Read more ...

Padres optimism has flopped before, but signing Manny Machado could signal...

Padres optimism has flopped before, but signing Manny Machado could signal new era

When San Diego overhauled its roster in 2015, it didn't work out. This attempt to be improve could bring more rewarding results. Read more ...

Three anti-Brexit Tories quit party to join new centrist group amid 11th...

Three anti-Brexit Tories quit party to join new centrist group amid 11th hour negotiations

Three Conservative members of Parliament - all outspoken opponents of Brexit - have quit the party to join a new centrist group. Anna Soubry, Heidi Allen and Sarah Wollaston... Read more ...