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Huge tax bill heads for passage as GOP senators fall in line

WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of quarrels, qualms and then eleventh-hour horse-trading, Republicans revealed the details of their huge national tax rewrite late Friday — along with announcements of support that all but guarantee approval to give President Donald Trump the Christmas legislative …

Mueller Reveals New Manafort Link to Organized Crime

Trump’s former campaign manager didn’t just do business with accused gangsters. One of them transferred millions into a Manafort account, allegedly …

Christie on opioids: 'This is the AIDS epidemic of our generation, but even worse'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who chairs the Trump administration's commission on opioid abuse, said Friday the prescription drug crisis is "the AIDS epidemic of our generation, but even worse" and previewed a report from his panel due next week.<p>"This is so awful. We consume …

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FEMA removes statistics about drinking water access, electricity in Puerto Rico from website

As of Wednesday, half of Puerto Ricans had access to drinking water and 5 percent of the island had electricity, according to statistics published by the Federal Emergency Management Agency on its Web page documenting the federal response to Hurricane Maria.<p>By Thursday morning, both of those key …

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Activists: Airstrikes hit dozens of towns in northern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes hit towns and villages in northern Syria Friday killing and wounding dozens of people, opposition activists and …

Mother Told Hairdresser 'No Rush' While 1-Year-Old Died in Hot Car

A prosecutor revealed that a mother got her hair done while her child was waiting in a hot car and eventually died.<p>Prosector Dalia Racine said that …

5 things Trump did this week while you weren't looking

Hurricane Harvey dominated the news but the Trump administration keeps changing policy.<p>Politics took a back seat this week as Hurricane Harvey devastated southeastern Texas, dropping more than 50 inches of rain in some locations and killing more than three dozen people. Officials are just beginning …

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Oreo's parent company needs a shake up

Share prices for food company <b>Mondelez International</b> (NASDAQ:MDLZ) have been flat the last couple of years. It's no mystery why as business has been in a downward slide, and the recent quarterly results and accompanying announcement that a new CEO will be coming in is confirmation that all is not …