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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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Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles

Trump bucks NRA, backs raising age for buying assault rifles

Trump has spent the past two days listening to ideas about how to stem gun violence at schools after last week's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Read more ...

Russians get 1st gold thanks to 15-year-old Alina Zagitova

Russians get 1st gold thanks to 15-year-old Alina Zagitova

Zagitova won one of the games spotlight events Friday, edging her friend and training partner 18-year-old Evgenia Medvedeva. Read more ...

Scan reveals 2 surgical sponges left inside woman for at least 6 years

Scan reveals 2 surgical sponges left inside woman for at least 6 years

A 42-year-old woman had two surgical sponges left in her body after undergoing two cesarean sections, doctors report. Read more ...

Florida Panthers honor victims of school shooting

Florida Panthers honor victims of school shooting

Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo, a Parkland resident, gave an emotional statement about the bravery of those who lost their lives and how inspiring the students have been coping... Read more ...

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Indicted On Invasion Of Privacy Charge

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Indicted On Invasion Of Privacy Charge

The governor had earlier been accused of trying to blackmail a woman with nude photos. Read more ...

Sheriff: Marjory Stoneman Douglas school resource officer resigns, stayed...

Sheriff: Marjory Stoneman Douglas school resource officer resigns, stayed outside when shooter opened fire

Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel revealed on Thursday that the school resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is no longer on the job. Read more ...

Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies, bringing death toll to 4

Grand Canyon helicopter crash victim dies, bringing death toll to 4

Authorities say a British tourist hospitalized in Las Vegas after a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month has died. Read more ...

Grand jury indicts Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on invasion of privacy charge

Grand jury indicts Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on invasion of privacy charge

Embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on a felony charge of invasion of privacy. Read more ...

Russian Bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva Fails Doping Test

Russian Bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva Fails Doping Test

A Russian curler had earlier lost his bronze medal over doping charges. Read more ...

Special counsel brings new tax charges against Paul Manafort and business...

Special counsel brings new tax charges against Paul Manafort and business associate

According to a court document, Paul Manafort and Richard Gates generated tens of millions of dollars in income as a result of their Ukraine work. Read more ...