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With Rubio, Corker Onboard, GOP Finalizes Huge Tax Package

Republicans solidified support for their major overhaul of the nation’s tax laws Friday, securing endorsements from wavering senators as they pushed to muscle their bill through Congress next week and give President Donald Trump his first major legislative victory.

Workplace Romance Under Spotlight After Sex Scandals

The minefield that co-workers and companies navigate when it comes to love at work has gotten even more complex following the recent flood of sexual misconduct allegations roiling Hollywood, politics and the media.

Rubio Threat on Child Tax Credit Puts Bump in GOP Tax Path

Republican Marco Rubio’s potential defection over a tax credit for low-income parents put a speed bump into GOP leaders’ drive to push their big tax package through the Senate, but it’s a complication that’s likely to be resolved.

Arrest Made In 28-Year-Old Murder Case In Whatcom County

On Nov. 24, 1989, Mandy Stavik, an 18-year-old college student home on Thanksgiving break, went for a jog with the family dog near her home in the Whatcom County community of Acme.She vanished. Later, her body was found in the Nooks

Wife To Run For Seat Of Kentucky Lawmaker Who Killed Self

The wife of a Kentucky lawmaker who killed himself after a sexual assault allegation surfaced this week defended her husband and said she will run for his seat because “these high-tech lynchings based on lies and half-truths can’t be allowed to win the day.”

Disney Buying Large Part Of 21st Century Fox In $52.4B Deal

Disney is buying the Murdoch family’s Fox movie and television studios and some cable and international TV businesses for about $52.4 billion, as the home of Mickey Mouse tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business.

GOP Says It’s Got A Deal On Taxes; Cuts Coming For Next Year

Confident congressional Republicans forged an agreement Wednesday on a major overhaul of the nation’s tax laws that would provide generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans — Donald Trump among them — and deliver the first major legislative accomplishment to the GOP president.

Democrat Jones Wins Stunning Red-State Alabama Senate Upset

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations.

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