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Congress Averts Shutdown, Stays Focused on Taxes

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The U.S. Congress agreed to a two-week extension of federal funding, pushing the deadline to Dec. 22, while maintain a focus on passage of a tax plan. Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."
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Congress Passes Bill To Avoid Shutdown, For Now

6 monthes ago   |   By

We have the latest on negotiations on congressional efforts to avoid another government shutdown as the tax overhaul bill works its way through reconciliation.
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Congress Sends Trump Short-Term Spending Bill as Talks Continue

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The U.S. Congress sent President Donald Trump a two-week extension of federal funding that averts a government shutdown this week but defers contentious decisions about spending on defense and domestic programs.
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Senator's Shaky Obamacare Deal Poses Challenge for Tax Overhaul

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The three biggest stories in Washington - a broad overhaul of the U.S. tax structure, a health-care makeover and a spending bill that would avert a government shutdown - all depend, more or less, on one moderate Republican senator who says she's got a deal that could deliver them all.
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Congress just averted a government shutdown - but maybe not for long

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Here's what comes next.
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Congress approves legislation to avert government shutdown

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The U.S. Congress, rushing to beat a Friday midnight deadline, on Thursday passed legislation funding the government through Dec. 22.
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Laura Bush pens scathing column on child separation as part of immigration...

Laura Bush pens scathing column on child separation as part of immigration policy

Bush, whose opinion piece ran in The Washington Post, decries the separation of children from parents entering the United States illegally as "cruel" and "immoral." Read more ...

A young girl separated from her aunt at a Border Patrol facility had to get...

A young girl separated from her aunt at a Border Patrol facility had to get her diapers changed by other children

A teenager at a US Border Patrol facility in South Texas took care of a young girl for three days after she'd been separated from her aunt. The 16-year-old taught other... Read more ...

Hernandez, Solarte hit back-to-back HRs, Jays beat Nats 8-6

Hernandez, Solarte hit back-to-back HRs, Jays beat Nats 8-6

TORONTO - Washington Nationals reliever Ryan Madson had spent the past couple of weeks thinking about how long he'd gone between giving up home runs. Read more ...

'Incredibles 2' breaks animation box office record with $180 million

'Incredibles 2' breaks animation box office record with $180 million

The previous animation record-holder was another Pixar sequel, "Finding Dory," which pulled in $135 million at its launch. Read more ...

Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

Koepka closed with a 2-under 68 to become the first repeat champion in 29 years. Read more ...

World Cup 2018: German newspaper jokes about building wall before Mexico game

World Cup 2018: German newspaper jokes about building wall before Mexico game

Mexico's 1-0 World Cup victory over Germany rendered a German newspaper's joke about building a wall useless. Read more ...

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

Nearly 2,000 children have been taken from their parents since the Trump administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy against people entering the U.S. without legal... Read more ...

Gunmen open fire at New Jersey arts festival injuring 22, 1 shooter killed

Gunmen open fire at New Jersey arts festival injuring 22, 1 shooter killed

One shooter is dead and 22 people are injured after a shooting at an all-night arts festival in Trenton, New Jersey. Read more ...

WWE Money in the Bank 2018: Match grades, fallout, what worked, what didn't...

WWE Money in the Bank 2018: Match grades, fallout, what worked, what didn't, what's next

Braun Strowman is Mr. Money in the Bank. Breakdowns of each match, match grades from MITB 2018. Read more ...

Giuliani says Trump won't issue pardons during Mueller's investigation, but...

Giuliani says Trump won't issue pardons during Mueller's investigation, but could pardon people who were treated unfairly after it's over

Rudy Giuliani, top attorney for President Donald Trump, said on Sunday that Trump won't issue any pardons in the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, but could after... Read more ...