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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

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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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Mass. man arrested, accused of peering into windows near UNH

Mass. man arrested, accused of peering into windows near UNH

A 44-year-old Haverhill, Massachusetts, man is facing more than a dozen charges connected to various invasions of privacy near the University of New Hampshire in Durham. Read more ...

‘Criminal Santa' calls 911 for help after getting trapped in chimney

‘Criminal Santa' calls 911 for help after getting trapped in chimney

Police said the man slid down the chimney of a business, trying to break in, but got stuck. Read more ...

Army of firefighters takes on still-growing California fire

Army of firefighters takes on still-growing California fire

The blaze northwest of Los Angeles grew by 3,000 acres overnight and although Santa Ana winds eased on Friday, they are expected to return with a vengeance over the weekend. Read more ...

GOP's Final Tax Bill: Still A Boondoggle For Big Business

GOP's Final Tax Bill: Still A Boondoggle For Big Business

Congressional Republicans' final tax legislation proposes cutting taxes as expected for businesses, the wealthy and some middle-class Americans. Read more ...

Gobert, Favors hurt in Jazz's 107-95 win over Celtics

Gobert, Favors hurt in Jazz's 107-95 win over Celtics

BOSTON - The Utah Jazz broke out of a slump that has been plaguing them during their current road trip. Read more ...

Trump lawyers set for key meeting with special counsel next week

Trump lawyers set for key meeting with special counsel next week

President Donald Trump's private lawyers are slated to meet with special counsel Robert Mueller and members of his team as soon as next week for what the President's team... Read more ...

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This website lets you check movies and TV shows for sexual misconduct allegations

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'Star Wars' fans welcome 'The Last Jedi' in style

'Star Wars' fans welcome 'The Last Jedi' in style

Fans were in line and in costume for the opening of the newest film in the sci-fi saga. Read more ...

Carolina Panthers owner being investigated, news release says

Carolina Panthers owner being investigated, news release says

The Carolina Panthers said in a news release Friday afternoon that the team's owner and founder is being investigated. Read more ...

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island, deaths reported

Earthquake hits Indonesia's Java island, deaths reported

An earthquake shook the Indonesian capital Thursday and other cities on the country's island of Java. Read more ...