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Republicans have votes to pass tax plan after Rubio, Corker pledge support

Congressional Republicans secured enough support Friday to pass their massive tax plan, a measure that would deliver a major legislative victory to President Trump and his GOP allies and make tax changes affecting nearly every American family and business.<p>Passage appeared certain after two critical …

Republicans

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Bombardier on fast track for South African rail expansion Subscriber content<p>Quebec startup’s biofuel powers transoceanic flight Subscriber content<p>The clock is ticking on Postmedia’s pivot into the digital future Subscriber content<p>Opinion Unions should be focused on upgrading skills of workers, not …

UN agencies, partners seek record $20B for humanitarian aid

GENEVA (AP) — After a dismal 2015 of mass refugee flows, war and catastrophe, leading U.N. agencies and their partners announced Monday that they are seeking over $20 billion in funding next year — the largest humanitarian appeal in history.<p>The United Nations agencies for health, refugees and …

Humanitarianism

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> Turkey's nationalist opposition has rejected a coalition with the ruling AK party— setting the stage for yet more debilitating political gridlock.<p><b>2.</b> A hack of the US Internal Revenue Service is more extensive than the agency originally disclosed, with up to 334,000 victims' details affected.<p><b>3.</b> …

Internal Revenue Service

Lithuania counts on NATO's protection | DW | 11.03.2015

Clutching their helmets, two pilots and four technicians burst from the lounge and rush down the stairs as alarm sirens wail. They jump into a van …

Russia