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Judge presiding over Michael Flynn criminal case is recused: court

Judge presiding over Michael Flynn criminal case is recused: court

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn arrives for a plea hearing at U.S. District Court, where he’s expected to plead guilty to [more…]

Senate tax bill stalls on deficit-focused ‘trigger’

Senate tax bill stalls on deficit-focused ‘trigger’

Published 01/12/2017

Demonstrators gather outside the U.S. Capitol to protest the Republican tax plan as it works through the Senate in Washington November 30, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler [more…]

U.S. attorney general says people should just `say no` to opioids

U.S. attorney general says people should just `say no` to opioids

Published 26/10/2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions equated the opioid epidemic to a personal failing by many Americans who cannot "say no" to drugs on Thursday, and he said that marijuana could be serving as a gateway to the problem. [more…]

Thirty years on, U2 still find relevance in `The Joshua Tree`

Thirty years on, U2 still find relevance in `The Joshua Tree`

Published 09/07/2017

U2 perform during their U2: The Joshua Tree Tour, at Twickenham Stadium, London, Britain, July 8, 2017. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez

Irish rock group U2 kicked off the European leg of "The Joshua Tree" tour on Saturday by returning to the album that tackled their love-hate relationship with America and propelled them to superstardom when it was released 30 years ago.

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Republicans debating remedies for corporate tax avoidance

Republicans debating remedies for corporate tax avoidance

Published 18/06/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump walks from Maine One as he returns to the White House in Washington, U.S., June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

President Donald Trump and Republican leaders in Congress will soon confront a complex challenge for tax reform: how to limit U.S. corporate tax avoidance schemes that take advantage of low tax rates in foreign countries.

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Texas governor draws criticism for joke about shooting journalists

Texas governor draws criticism for joke about shooting journalists

Published 27/05/2017

FILE PHOTO - Texas governor Greg Abbott speaks during an interview on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange July 14, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Texas Governor Greg Abbott joked about shooting journalists while visiting a gun range on Friday to sign a bill lowering the cost of a handgun license, drawing criticism from gun-safety and free-press advocates who called his remarks "dangerous."

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Trump`s plan to slash business taxes seen as `guidepost` by congressional Republicans

Trump`s plan to slash business taxes seen as `guidepost` by congressional Republicans

Published 27/04/2017

U.S. National Economic Director Gary Cohn (L) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin end their breifing after unveiling the Trump administration's tax reform proposal in the White House briefing room in Washington, U.S, April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Donald Trump unveiled a one-page plan on Wednesday proposing deep U.S. tax cuts, many for businesses, that would make the federal deficit balloon if enacted, drawing a cautious welcome from fiscal conservatives and financial markets.

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Democrats face uphill fight if Trump gets second U.S. high court pick

Democrats face uphill fight if Trump gets second U.S. high court pick

Published 12/04/2017

Judge Neil Gorsuch greets Justice Anthony Kennedy before being sworn in as an Associate Supreme Court Justice in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., April 10, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

If Democrats thought it was hard to stop President Donald Trump's first U.S. Supreme Court nominee, it promises to be even tougher for them if he gets to fill another vacancy, potentially to replace the most influential justice, Anthony Kennedy.

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Trump softens immigration stance, takes measured tone in speech

Trump softens immigration stance, takes measured tone in speech

Published 01/03/2017

U.S. President Trump Addresses Joint Session of Congress - Washington, U.S. - 28/02/17 - U.S. President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he arrives at the podium. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

President Donald Trump told Congress on Tuesday he was open to immigration reform, shifting from his harsh rhetoric on illegal immigration in a speech that offered a more restrained tone than his election campaign and first month in the White House.

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Conservatives gather to praise Trump, bury differences

Conservatives gather to praise Trump, bury differences

Published 23/02/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump reacts during a news conference at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Conservatives are all smiles this week at an annual convention in Washington, celebrating President Donald Trump's win, but beneath the surface lurk tensions central to how Republicans will govern in the next two years and the 2018 election outlook.

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