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How senators voted

Legislation to prevent the government from shutting down failed Friday night in the Senate ahead of the midnight deadline. The total was 50-49, but 60 votes were needed for passage.

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Mexico ruling party hopeful proposes graft law to boost election campaign

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Struggling to kick-start his campaign and clean up the image of the graft-stained ruling party he hopes to lead to election victory, Mexican presidential hopeful Jose Antonio Meade on Friday proposed tougher anti-corruption legislation.

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BRIEF-Wintrust Raises Minium Wage Due To Tax Reform Legislation​

* WINTRUST FINANCIAL - DUE TO TAX REFORM LEGISLATION, CO TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE PAID TO ELIGIBLE NON-COMMISSIONED HOURLY EMPLOYEES TO $15 PER HOUR​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Clock running out to avert U.S. government shutdown as Trump blames Democrats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump postponed plans to leave Washington on Friday while the U.S. Congress faced a midnight deadline to come up with funding legislation to avoid federal agency shutdowns.

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UPDATE 2-Social media companies accelerate removals of online hate speech -EU

* Improvement means legislation less likely -EU commissioner (Adds Google comment)

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Clock running out to avert government shutdown as Trump blames Democrats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Racing against a midnight deadline, the U.S. Congress will try on Friday to send President Donald Trump legislation to keep the government operating and avoid federal agency shutdowns that would otherwise begin on Saturday.

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Clock running out for Congress to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Racing against a midnight deadline, the U.S. Congress will try on Friday to send President Donald Trump legislation to keep the government operating and avoid federal agency shutdowns that would otherwise begin on Saturday.

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Showdown Vote in Senate on Friday With Government Shutdown at Stake

Senate Democrats appear ready to block legislation to keep the government funded past midnight, gambling that President Trump will offer concessions in the face of a crisis.

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House passes short-term spending bill, Senate fight erupts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to avoid a U.S. government shutdown at midnight on Friday advanced in Congress as the House of Representatives on Thursday night approved an extension of federal funds through Feb. 16, although the bill faced uncertain prospects in the Senate.

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U.S. House passes short-term spending bill, Senate fate uncertain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to avoid a U.S. government shutdown at midnight on Friday advanced in Congress, as the House of Representatives on Thursday night approved an extension of federal funds through Feb. 16, although the bill faced uncertain prospects in the Senate.

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Op-Ed Contributor: A Trojan Horse Threatens the Nation’s Parks

Legislation backed by some Utah lawmakers would be a giveaway to local interests and begin the piecemeal unraveling of the park system.

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U.S. lawmakers may soon be liable for sexual harassment payouts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Members of the U.S. House of Representatives could no longer use public funds for awards or settlements in sexual harassment cases under bipartisan legislation unveiled on Thursday that updates a 20-year law governing the rights of congressional employees.

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BRIEF-Callaway Golf Sees Tax Reform To Result In Net Increase Of About $5 Mln-$10 Mln In Income Tax Expense In Q4

* CALLAWAY GOLF- SEES ENACTMENT OF TAX LEGISLATION TO RESULT IN NET INCREASE OF ABOUT $5 MILLION-$10 MILLION IN INCOME TAX EXPENSE IN Q4, FY ENDED DEC 31, 2017​ Source: (http://bit.ly/2DlD0I9) Further company coverage:

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History shows that a government shutdown would have severe consequences for the party in control

If House Republicans can't find a way to wrangle their always-fractious conference to support legislation that would avoid a government shutdown by Friday night, they are likely to bear the brunt of the blame for the closure and pay a serious political price as well.

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British lawmakers back Brexit legislation, stiffer tests yet to come

LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers voted in favor of the government's legislative blueprint for Brexit on Wednesday, marking a victory for Prime Minister Theresa May over political opponents who want a softer approach to leaving the European Union.

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Not clear what Trump will support on immigration: Senate leader

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Republican in the U.S. Senate said on Wednesday he was waiting to find out what President Donald Trump would support in terms of immigration legislation before devoting floor time to any bill.

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Back Brexit law or risk chaos, British PM May's Conservatives tell lawmakers

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party urged lawmakers to back the government's Brexit legislation at a vote in parliament later on Wednesday, warning opponents that trying to block the plan would bring chaos.

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Zelizer: Obama has a stern warning for Trump

During a conversation with David Letterman on his new Netflix program, former President Barack Obama issued a stern warning for the current commander in chief: "One of the things that Michelle figured out, in some ways faster than I did, was part of your ability to lead the country doesn't have to do with legislation, doesn't have to do with regulations, it has to do with shaping attitudes, shaping culture, increasing awareness." Although Obama was extremely hesitant about directly commenting about President Donald Trump, the message he sent was clear.

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Fiat Chrysler to invest $1 billion in Michigan plant, add 2,500 jobs

DETROIT (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Thursday it will shift production of Ram heavy-duty pickup trucks from Mexico to Michigan in 2020, a move the automaker said was enabled "by the passage of U.S. tax reform legislation" in December.

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UPDATE 1-Fiat Chrysler to invest $1 bln in Michigan plant, add 2,500 jobs

DETROIT, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Thursday it will shift production of Ram heavy-duty pickup trucks from Mexico to Michigan in 2020, a move the automaker said was enabled "by the passage of U.S. tax reform legislation" in December.

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Bipartisan U.S. Senate group crafts 'Dreamer' immigration plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Thursday reached a tentative agreement on legislation to protect young "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation, along with other immigration policy changes, and is attempting to build support for the deal in Congress.

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Bipartisan Senate group crafts 'Dreamer' immigration plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Thursday reached a tentative agreement on legislation to protect young "Dreamer" immigrants from deportation, along with other immigration policy changes, and is attempting to build support for the deal in Congress.

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Key U.S. senator says progress made on new war authorization

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Thursday that progress was being made on legislation to give Congress more control over the U.S. fight against militant groups in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere.

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China opposes U.S. pro-Taiwan bills welcomed by Taipei

BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Thursday expressed firm opposition to a decision by the U.S. House of Representatives to pass two pieces of pro-Taiwan legislation, but Taipei welcomed them as helping to strengthen ties with Washington.

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Scotland prepares contingency Brexit laws in stand-off with London government

LONDON (Reuters) - The Scottish government said on Wednesday it was preparing legislation that would ensure legal continuity in Scotland after Brexit as a fallback option in case it fails to reach agreement with Prime Minister Theresa May on her exit plan.

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio on DACA: If Trump supports it, I will

A former Arizona sheriff running for Senate -- who was once convicted for racially profiling Latinos -- said if President Donald Trump supported a bill allowing thousands of young undocumented immigrants to stay in the country, he would back the legislation as well.

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News Analysis: Trump’s Negotiation on Immigration, Unfolding on Camera

President Trump and a delegation of lawmakers from both parties engaged in a vigorous discussion of immigration, in effect negotiating legislation in front of the nation.

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Trump suggests bringing back earmarks

President Donald Trump said Tuesday said Democrats and Republicans should consider bringing back earmarks to make passing legislation easier.

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Trump says wants to take up infrastructure overhaul soon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would like to pass legislation to overhaul the nation's aging roads, bridges, and other infrastructure as quickly as possible.

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Israel's religious parties get more control over Saturday trading

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's parliament passed legislation governing trading on the Jewish Sabbath by a one-vote margin on Tuesday, a vote that has angered secular lawmakers while earning a reprieve for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition.

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BRIEF-Aptiv Estimates One-Time Reduction To Net Income Of About $50 - $100 Mln in Q4​

* APTIV - AS A RESULT OF ENACTMENT OF THE TAX LEGISLATION, CO ESTIMATES ONE-TIME REDUCTION TO NET INCOME OF ABOUT $50 - $100 MILLION IN Q4 2017‍​ Source text: (http://bit.ly/2meguGV) Further company coverage:

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Senator Durbin blasts Trump for 'anti-immigrant' moves in 'Dreamer' talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, the lead Democratic negotiator on legislation to protect at least 700,000 young, undocumented immigrants from deportation, on Friday blasted "hardline anti-immigrant" demands from the White House including the construction of a southwestern border wall.

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BRIEF-Cooper Companies Expects Enactment Of Tax Legislation Will Result In Reduction Of About $185Mln-$235M In Q1 Gaap Earnings

* COOPER COMPANIES INC - ESTIMATES ENACTMENT OF TAX LEGISLATION WILL RESULT IN REDUCTION OF ABOUT $185M-$235M IN GAAP EARNINGS FOR Q1 FISCAL 2018‍​

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BRIEF-Keller Says U.S. Tax Reform To Benefit Future After Tax Earnings

* ‍KELLER EXPECTS THIS TAX REFORM LEGISLATION WILL BENEFIT ITS FUTURE AFTER TAX EARNINGS

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White House, senators seek Iran measure ahead of nuclear deadline

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators and Trump administration officials met at the White House on Thursday, hoping to hammer out compromise legislation to tighten restrictions on Iran while keeping Washington in an international nuclear deal with Tehran.

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Macron plans law to fight 'fake news' in 2018

PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron announced on Wednesday he would overhaul French media legislation this year to fight the spread of "fake news" on social media which he said was a threat to liberal democracies.

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AmEx to post fourth-quarter loss on $2.4 billion hit from tax legislation

(Reuters) - American Express Co said it expects to report a fourth-quarter loss due to a $2.4 billion hit from the tax legislation which makes it cheaper for U.S. companies to repatriate profits.

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UPDATE 1-AmEx to post 4th-qtr loss on $2.4 bln hit from tax legislation

Jan 3 (Reuters) - American Express Co said it expects to report a fourth-quarter loss due to a $2.4 billion hit from the tax legislation which makes it cheaper for U.S. companies to repatriate profits.

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AmEx to post 4th-qtr loss due to $2.4 bln hit from tax legislation

Jan 3 (Reuters) - American Express Co said it expects to report a fourth-quarter loss due to a $2.4 billion hit from the tax legislation which makes it cheaper for U.S. companies to repatriate profits.

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Macron wants anti-'fake news' law in 2018

PARIS (Reuters) - President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday he would overhaul French media legislation this year to fight the "fake news" spread on social media which he said threatened liberal democracies.

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Israeli death penalty advocates win preliminary vote in parliament

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's parliament gave preliminary approval on Wednesday for legislation that would make it easier for a court to impose a death sentence on assailants convicted of murder in attacks classified as terrorism.

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BRIEF-Southwest Airlines Expects To Record About $105 Mln In Expenses During Q4 2017

* SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO - EXPECTS TO RECORD ABOUT $105 MILLION IN EXPENSES DURING Q4 2017 RELATED TO TAX REFORM LEGISLATION, SOME OTHER Q4 2017 ITEMS

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BRIEF-Goldman Sachs Sees Enactment Of Tax Legislation To Reduce About $5 Bln In Earnings For Q4 And Year Ending Dec 31

* GOLDMAN SACHS - ESTIMATES ENACTMENT OF TAX LEGISLATION WILL RESULT IN REDUCTION OF ABOUT $5 BILLION IN FIRM'S EARNINGS FOR Q4 AND YEAR ENDING DEC 31

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Goldman says tax legislation to decrease 4th-qtr earnings by $5 bln

Dec 29 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Friday said the tax legislation will result in a decrease of about $5 billion in its fourth-quarter earnings.

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BRIEF-Eaton Provides Guidance On The Impact Of Newly-Signed U.S. Tax Legislation

* EATON PROVIDES GUIDANCE ON THE IMPACT OF NEWLY-SIGNED U.S. TAX LEGISLATION

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Fact check: Trump incorrectly claims he's 'signed more legislation than anybody'

President Donald Trump touted his economic and legislative achievements in front of Florida firefighters on Wednesday -- but again stretched his comments too far for the facts.

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Trump falsely claims he's signed most bills

President Donald Trump falsely claimed he has signed more legislation in his first year in office than any other president.

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BRIEF-MGP Ingredients Says Is Assessing Impact Of U.S. Tax Cuts And Jobs Act

* MGP INGREDIENTS SAYS IS ASSESSING IMPACT OF U.S. TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT TAX REFORM LEGISLATION ON BUSINESS AND CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS

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UPDATE 1-Shell's operations seen boosted by U.S. tax overhaul

Dec 27 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc said it expects recently enacted U.S. tax reform legislation to have a "favorable" impact on its operations.

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BRIEF-Shell ‍Expects Impact Of US Tax Reform Legislation To Be Favourable To Ops​

* ‍EXPECTS POTENTIAL ECONOMIC IMPACT OF RECENTLY ENACTED US TAX REFORM LEGISLATION TO BE FAVOURABLE TO SHELL AND TO ITS US OPERATIONS​

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Shell's operations seen boosted by U.S. tax reform legislation

Dec 27 (Reuters) - Royal Dutch Shell Plc said it expects recently enacted U.S. tax reform legislation to have a "favorable" impact on its operations.

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UPDATE 1-Australia's WorleyParsons, Navitas to incur charges for U.S. tax overhaul

Dec 27 (Reuters) - Australian engineering firm WorleyParsons Ltd and education provider Navitas Ltd said on Wednesday they would incur one-off charges following the recently passed tax legislation in the United States.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican and Argentine currencies fall amid index gains

(Updates prices) By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO/MEXICO CITY, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Mexico's peso on Tuesday slid to its weakest level in almost 10 months due to ongoing concerns over inflation and the potential impact of new U.S. corporate tax cuts. The Argentine peso also weakened on Tuesday, reaching an all-time low due to seasonal demand for U.S. dollars. Shares, however, hit a record high after Argentina's Congress approved key business-friendly legislation. The Brazilian rea

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Australia's WorleyParsons, Navitas face charges for U.S. tax overhaul

Dec 27 (Reuters) - Australian engineering firm WorleyParsons Ltd and education provider Navitas Ltd said on Wednesday they would incur one-off charges following the recently passed tax legislation in the United States.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Argentina stocks hit new record high but peso plunges

By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Argentine shares hit a new record high after its Congress approved key business-friendly legislation, but the peso plummeted to an all-time low due to seasonal demand for U.S. dollars. Lawmakers last week approved a reform of the country's pension system despite days of demonstrations by the bill's opponents, while the legislature's lower house approved a plan for cutting corporate income and employer social security taxes. The m

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BRIEF-Unity Bank To Provide Employees With $750 Bonuses In Response To Federal Tax Reform Legislation

* UNITY BANK TO PROVIDE EMPLOYEES WITH $750 BONUSES IN RESPONSE TO FEDERAL TAX REFORM LEGISLATION Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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Parental-notification law appears to limit, delay abortions

(Reuters Health) - Minors had nearly one-third fewer abortions in an Illinois clinic in the year after the state enacted a parental-notification law, according to new research questioning the legislation’s utility.

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Senate leader McConnell sees a more collegial 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday said a shifting landscape will lead him to work with Democrats on immigration and financial regulation early in the new year, following a year of acrimony and partisan legislation.

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President has visited his properties 106 times

President Donald Trump, fresh off signing his signature tax legislation, will travel from Washington down to Florida on Friday for a prolonged visit at Mar-A-Lago, his private club that sits on this tony spit of land in Southern Florida.

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EMERGING MARKETS-Mexico peso hits 9-month low on corruption scandal, U.S. tax plan

By Bruno Federowski and Miguel Gutierrez BRASILIA, Dec 22 (Reuters) - The Mexican peso hit a nine-month low on Friday, battered by a U.S. tax overhaul and domestic corruption scandals that boost a leftist front-runner's chances in next year's elections. U.S. President Donald Trump signed sweeping tax legislation into law on Friday, slashing the U.S. corporate rate to 21 percent from 35 percent beginning on Jan. 1. The bill has prompted worries in Mexico that the country could los

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Senate shelves disaster aid bill until next month

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to provide $81 billion in new disaster aid for U.S. states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands was put on hold by the Senate on Thursday amid attacks from both Republicans and Democrats.

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U.S. House votes to avert shutdown; Senate debate next

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Congress on Thursday advanced stopgap legislation to keep the federal government operating past Friday when funding expires, seeking to avert a self-inflicted disaster just before the Christmas holiday season.

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U.S. House unveils new stopgap funding bill to avert shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Congress on Thursday advanced stopgap legislation to keep the federal government operating past Friday when funding expires, seeking to avert a self-inflicted disaster shortly before the Christmas holiday season.

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U.S. House unveils new stop-gap funding bill to avert shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Congress on Thursday advanced legislation to keep the federal government operating past Friday when funding expires, adding some "emergency" money for the military in a bid to gain the support of conservatives in the House of Representatives.

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House Republicans battle over defense spending in stopgap bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives, lacking the votes to pass legislation to keep the federal government functioning beyond midnight Friday when existing funds expire, floated new proposals late on Wednesday in the hope of averting agency shutdowns.

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Republican U.S. tax bill deals biggest blow yet to Obamacare

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans delivered their biggest blow yet to Obamacare in their tax overhaul that won final congressional approval on Wednesday, and delayed until 2018 consideration of legislation that could help mitigate some of the damage to the 2010 law.

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Sen. Sanders: New tax bill 'a disaster for the American people'

On the day the House approved a major tax code rewrite -- sending new legislation to the desk of President Donald Trump -- Sen. Bernie Sanders voiced his clear disapproval.

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Trump: Market has not fully digested tax cut changes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he believed the financial markets have not fully absorbed the tax cut changes in legislation expected to be passed by Congress on Wednesday.

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EMERGING MARKETS-LatAm currencies mostly weaken as U.S. tax plan advances

By Bruno Federowski BRASILIA, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Most Latin American currencies weakened on Wednesday after a plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code advanced in Congress, fueling expectations of faster interest rate hikes in coming months. The Republican-led U.S. Senate approved sweeping tax legislation in the pre-dawn hours Wednesday, sending the package back to the House of Representatives for a final vote later in the day. Tax cuts could lift U.S. inflation and force the Federal R

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Americans don't believe GOP sought a bipartisan deal

As Republicans rush their tax bill to the House and Senate floors for a final round of votes, a new poll shows that Americans do not believe that the GOP, in crafting the controversial legislation, reached out in good faith to Democrats.

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Senate approves tax bill, sends it back to House for final vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. Senate approved sweeping tax legislation in the pre-dawn hours of Wednesday, sending the tax cut package back to the House of Representatives for a final vote later in the day.

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How Republicans Rallied Together to Deliver a Tax Cut

The rushed timeline of the bill resulted from the failure of health care legislation over the summer — and a collective decision to block out bad news.

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Britain's Brexit rebels offer compromise on latest EU exit laws row

LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers who inflicted defeat on Prime Minister Theresa May last week in parliament over Brexit have signaled a possible compromise to avoid another row on Wednesday when legislation taking Britain out of the EU is debated.

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GRAPHIC-Banks, healthcare service firms among winners from U.S. tax bill

NEW YORK, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Sweeping U.S. tax legislation appears to be on the verge of approval, lifting the prospects in particular for banks, telecoms, transports and other industries that stand to gain the most from lower corporate tax rates.

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House approves biggest tax overhaul in 30 years; Senate next

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives approved sweeping, debt-financed tax legislation on Tuesday, sending the bill to the Senate, where lawmakers were due to take up the package later in the evening.

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Bill could make Congress members liable for harassment payouts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lawmakers of both parties are working on legislation that would make members of Congress liable for settlements of sexual harassment claims against them, as new data shows public funds have been used to settle nearly a dozen cases of misconduct over the last decade.

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U.S. House approves biggest tax overhaul in 30 years; Senate next

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives approved sweeping, debt-financed tax legislation on Tuesday, sending the bill to the Senate, where lawmakers were due to take up the package later in the evening.

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Wall Street eases as House approves tax legislation overhaul

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street stocks drifted lower on Tuesday as the U.S. House of Representatives approved a long-awaited bill to overhaul the tax system.

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US STOCKS-Wall St eases as House approves tax legislation overhaul

* Indexes down: Dow 0.1 pct, S&P 0.2 pct, Nasdaq 0.5 pct, (Updates to trading after House vote on tax bill)

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House approves biggest tax overhaul in 30 years, Senate next

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives approved sweeping, debt-financed tax legislation on Tuesday, sending the bill to the Senate, where lawmakers were due to take up the package later in the evening.

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Spying Bill in Australia Stirs Fears of Anti-Chinese Backlash

Australia wants to curb Chinese government influence in its democracy, but Chinese-Australians worry the new legislation will unfairly single them out.

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French ministers tell anti-graft agency: no law revamp for now

PARIS (Reuters) - Two French ministers said on Tuesday they had no immediate plans to overhaul legislation to make it easier to target corrupt foreign firms - a change demanded by their own anti-graft agency.

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Pence to preside over Senate tax bill vote, his office confirms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will preside over the Senate's vote on sweeping tax legislation, his office confirmed on Tuesday.

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Senate to vote on final tax bill Tuesday evening: McConnell

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will vote on final tax legislation on Tuesday evening, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said, potentially allowing President Donald Trump to sign the bill into law as early as Wednesday.

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House Republicans to seek gov't funding through Jan. 19: aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Republicans plan to attach a number of spending provisions to short-term legislation that would avert a government shutdown on Friday and fund the federal government until Jan. 19, a congressional aide said on Tuesday.

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Asia stocks up on U.S. tax-reform optimism, dollar hesitant

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks advanced on Tuesday after a record-setting session on Wall Street on bets that U.S. lawmakers would pass sweeping tax legislation, while the dollar was tentative as traders were circumspect about the bill's economic impact.

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Asia stocks up on U.S. tax-reform optimism, dollar treads water

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks advanced on Tuesday after a record-setting session on Wall Street on bets that U.S. lawmakers would pass sweeping tax legislation, while the dollar treaded water as traders were circumspect about the bill's economic impact.

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'Dreamer' immigration bill not on U.S. Senate agenda this month

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will not consider an immigration bill as part of year-end legislation but will turn to a measure protecting immigrant youths known as "Dreamers" in January, No. 2 Senate Republican John Cornyn said on Monday.

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'Dreamer' immigration bill not on Senate agenda this month

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate will not consider an immigration bill as part of year-end legislation but will "turn to" a measure protecting immigrant youths known as "Dreamers" in January, said No. 2 Senate Republican John Cornyn on Monday.

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Republicans appear all but certain to pass tax legislation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. Congress appeared all but certain to pass sweeping tax legislation this week after two Senate Republican holdouts agreed on Monday to support a tax overhaul backed by President Donald Trump.

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Republican Senator Lee says he will vote for tax bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Senator Mike Lee of Utah said on Monday that he will support legislation to overhaul the U.S. tax system, leaving only two Republicans undecided as the bill approaches a final Senate vote this week.

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House to vote on tax bill Tuesday afternoon: aides

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on sweeping tax legislation early Tuesday afternoon, aides said, bringing President Donald Trump's goal of overhauling the U.S. tax system one step closer to fruition.

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Wall Street hits records on tax bill hopes, M&A flurry

(Reuters) - Wall Street's three main indexes opened at record highs on Monday as the long-awaited tax overhaul plan looked set for legislation and a flurry of year-end corporate dealmaking that has topped $11 billion so far buoyed optimism.

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US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St hits records on tax bill hopes, M&A flurry

Dec 18 (Reuters) - Wall Street's three main indexes opened at record highs on Monday as the long-awaited tax overhaul plan looked set for legislation and a flurry of year-end corporate dealmaking that has topped $11 billion so far buoyed optimism.

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Stock futures gain on rising tax bill hopes, corporate dealmaking

(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were higher on Monday, set to push Wall Street to new records, buoyed as the long-awaited tax overhaul plan looked set for legislation and by a flurry of year-end dealmaking topping $10 billion so far.

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Final Republican tax bill slashes U.S. corporate rate: summary

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans' final tax legislation proposes cutting taxes as expected for businesses, the wealthy and some middle-class Americans, according to a summary seen by Reuters on Friday, with decisive votes expected next week in a critical moment for the party and President Donald Trump.

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Republicans alter tax bill in bid to win over reluctant senators

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican negotiators in the U.S. Congress on Friday expanded a child tax credit that is part of sweeping tax legislation in order to shore up support for passage, but it was still unclear whether the move was enough to satisfy two balking senators.

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Rubio repeats concerns on U.S. tax bill ahead of expected vote next week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Senator Marco Rubio on Friday repeated his concerns that an expansion of child tax credit in a tax bill his party's leaders hope to pass next week is too little to win his support, keeping a cloud over prospects for the legislation's passage.

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Marco Rubio says he's a 'no' vote for now. A handful of other Republicans say they're still evaluating the bill

Republicans have an aggressive schedule for getting their tax plan through Congress, but with a vote on final passage coming as early as Monday, congressional observers are keeping a close eye on a handful of GOP senators who can prevent or pass the legislation.

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WH economist predicts Rubio will come around on tax bill

President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said Thursday night he's confident Republican Sen. Marco Rubio will ultimately be a "yes" on the GOP tax bill despite the senator's threat to vote against the legislation unless there is a more generous child tax credit -- a threat that could leave Senate Republicans with no room for error with their slim 52-48 majority.