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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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USGS: 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Tennessee, shaking reported across the Upstate

USGS: 4.4 magnitude earthquake in Tennessee, shaking reported across the Upstate

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Desperate search for 3 people missing inside abandoned West Virginia coal mine

Desperate search for 3 people missing inside abandoned West Virginia coal mine

“These families, friends and the entire community are really hurting and need to be in our prayers." Read more ...

A no confidence vote has been triggered in Theresa May

A no confidence vote has been triggered in Theresa May

A vote of no confidence in Theresa May's leadership is to be held by Conservative MPs. More than 15% of Conservative MPs submitted a letter calling on her to quit. A vote will... Read more ...

Michael Flynn's lawyers ask for 200 hours of community service and no prison...

Michael Flynn's lawyers ask for 200 hours of community service and no prison time in sentencing memo

Attorneys for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, released a memo Tuesday recommending 200 hours of community service and no time in... Read more ...

Official: Gunman killed 3, several wounded after shooting at Christmas...

Official: Gunman killed 3, several wounded after shooting at Christmas market in France

France is raising its terror alert level. Read more ...

GOP Confirms Another Trump Judge Who Was Rated 'Not Qualified' To Serve

GOP Confirms Another Trump Judge Who Was Rated 'Not Qualified' To Serve

Jonathan Kobes, 44, just got a lifetime seat on a U.S. circuit court. No big deal! Read more ...

Stormy Daniels Ordered To Pay Trump $293,000 In Fees In Defamation Lawsuit

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Earlier this year, a federal judge dismissed the adult film star's defamation lawsuit, which she filed over a tweet Trump sent in April suggesting Daniels was lying about being... Read more ...

Trump says he would intercede with Huawei's Meng Wanzhou case if it's good...

Trump says he would intercede with Huawei's Meng Wanzhou case if it's good for trade, security, according to report

President Donald Trump would intercede in the case of executive Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, if such an extraordinary step could secure a favorable trade deal with China, Reuters... Read more ...

Oakland suing Raiders, NFL for antitrust violations

Oakland suing Raiders, NFL for antitrust violations

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At least 2 dead, 8 wounded in Strasbourg Christmas-market shooting; French...

At least 2 dead, 8 wounded in Strasbourg Christmas-market shooting; French authorities open terror investigation

At least two people are dead and eight others injured in a shooting near a Christmas market on Tuesday in Strasbourg, France, officials said. French prosecutors say they have... Read more ...