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GOP tax bill passes House, Senate to vote late Tuesday

<b>Follow Wednesday's updates here: GOP tax bill passes Congress</b><p>Republicans are on the verge of passing the most significant overhaul of the tax code since 1986, after the Senate passed the GOP plan early Wednesday morning and House leaders scheduled a vote to quickly send it to President Trump.<p>The …

Income Tax

Supreme Court allows Trump’s revised travel ban to be enforced fully while legal challenges to it proceed in lower courts

The Supreme Court on Monday granted President Trump's request to fully enforce his revised order banning travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries while legal challenges to it proceed in lower courts.<p>It was a victory for the White House, which has seen the courts trim …

Ben McAdoo’s firing clears a path for Eli Manning to start for the Giants again

Last week was the NFL’s first without a Manning behind center since 1998.<p>Eli Manning had started 210 straight regular season games with the Giants before head coach Ben McAdoo sent him to the bench in a desperate effort to save his job. That much-maligned strategy failed to pay off, and now the …

Trump: 'We need Republican Roy Moore to win'

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — President Donald Trump moved Monday to quash any lingering doubts about his support for Roy Moore, as Washington Republicans increasingly come to terms with the idea of the controversial former Alabama Supreme Court judge joining the Senate.<p>Early Monday morning, Trump tweeted …

U.S. drills in South Korea trigger 'nuclear war' warning from North

Two dozen U.S. stealth jets were among hundreds of aircraft involved in war games in South Korea on Monday intended as a show of strength to neighboring North Korea.<p>Dubbed Vigilant Ace, the annual military drills come amid heightened tensions in the region triggered by Kim Jong Un's missile and …

Tax Bill Thrown Into Uncertainty as First G.O.P. Senator Comes Out Against It

WASHINGTON — Uncertainty gripped the Senate on Wednesday over efforts to pass a sweeping $1.5 trillion tax cut after a Wisconsin Republican became the first senator in his party to declare that he could not vote for the tax bill as written, and other senators expressed serious misgivings over the …

Health Care

Global stocks higher, oil prices steady

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global shares rose Thursday while oil prices were steady. Analysts said that despite the rebound it was too early to say …

Spanish prime minister defends violent response to poll, as raids on ballot stations by riot police leave hundreds of Catalans injured<br>• Catalan referendum – live<p>Catalan officials have claimed that preliminary results of its referendum have shown 90% in favour of independence in the vote vehemently …

Europe

Trump Removes Anthony Scaramucci From Communications Director Role

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday removed Anthony Scaramucci from his position as communications director, the White House announced, ousting him just days after Mr. Scaramucci unloaded a crude verbal tirade against other members of the president’s senior staff.<p>“Anthony Scaramucci will be …

Donald Trump

North Korea's latest missile launch suggests progress toward ICBM: experts | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea’s successful missile test-launch signals major advances in developing an intercontinental ballistic missile, such as mastery of re-entry technology and better engine performance key to targeting the United States, experts say.<p>The isolated country has been developing a …

Here's a list of what you need to know about health care

<b>(CNN) —</b> This is a huge week for the future of health care. Period.<p>The President is telling reporters and the American people one thing, while leaders in Congress are saying another.<p>Here's what you need to know:<p>Let's all do ourselves a favor and <b>ignore the White House predictions</b> (or outright …

GOP says it can pass short-term spending without Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans said they would push a short-term spending bill — essential to keeping the government open — through the House Friday …

White House slams 'egregious' ruling on sanctuary cities

The White House on Tuesday rebuked a federal judge's decision to block a Trump administration directive aimed at stripping funding from "sanctuary cities," calling the court decision yet another case of "egregious overreach by a single, unelected district judge."<p>Earlier Tuesday, San Francisco-based …

Mockery, anger in South Korea over USS Carl Vinson 'bluffing'

<b>(CNN) —</b> US President Donald Trump said he was sending "an armada" to Korean waters to potentially deal with threats from Pyongyang.<p>But its no-show has caused some South Koreans to question his leadership and strategy regarding their unpredictable neighbor in the north.<p>And as the country prepares to …

‘Mother of All Bombs’ Killed Dozens of Militants, Afghan Officials Say

KABUL, Afghanistan — A day after the United States military dropped its most powerful conventional bomb on caves used by Islamic State affiliates in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday that dozens of militants had been killed, but that they were still trying to assess the full extent of …

Afghanistan

Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These challenges …

Trump signs resolution allowing U.S. states to block family planning funds

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a resolution that will allow U.S. states to restrict how federal funds for contraception and reproductive health are spent, a move cheered by anti-abortion campaigners.<p>"This is a major pro-life victory," said the most powerful …

North Korea blames Trump and his ‘aggressive’ tweets for tensions

TOKYO — North Korea put on a huge military spectacle Saturday to celebrate its founder’s birthday, parading its series of new and technologically advanced missiles in front of Kim Jong Un, and in a defiant show of force in front of the world.<p>North Korea did not, however, carry out another nuclear …

North Korea

North Korea state media warns of nuclear strike if provoked as U.S. warships approach

PYONGYANG/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korean state media warned on Tuesday of a nuclear attack on the United States at any sign of American aggression, as a U.S. Navy strike group steamed toward the western Pacific - a force U.S. President Donald Trump described as an “armada”.<p>An F/A-18C Hornet …

Tillerson: Russia must choose between Assad and the US

MOSCOW (AP) — The Trump administration veered toward deeper conflict with Russia Tuesday as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Moscow, gambling that an unpredictable new president armed with the willingness to threaten military action gives the U.S. much-needed leverage to end Syria's …

Sessions spoke twice with Russian ambassador during Trump’s presidential campaign, Justice officials say

Then-Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) spoke twice last year with Russia’s ambassador to the United States, Justice Department officials said, encounters he did not disclose when asked about possible contacts between members of President Trump’s campaign and representatives of Moscow during Sessions’s …

Donald Trump

First photo of Magic Leap prototype leaks

And it looks very much like a prototype<p>Magic Leap, a secretive augmented reality startup, is not so secretive these days. An image of a prototype device was just leaked to <i>Business Insider</i>, which says the source referred to the device as "PEQ0,” a stand-in derived from an internal prototype naming …

Microsoft’s HoloLens successor reportedly arriving in 2019

Microsoft first unveiled its HoloLens headset more than two years ago at a special Windows 10 event. While the company didn’t start shipping units to developers until last year, anyone is currently free to purchase a HoloLens developer device for $3,000. Many had expected Microsoft to start selling …

Microsoft CEO says artificial intelligence is the 'ultimate breakthrough'

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke at a public event in India on Monday, stressing upon the immense potential of artificial intelligence (AI), calling …

Artificial Intelligence

Snap starts selling Spectacles online in the US for $130

Snap wants to prove to investors in its upcoming IPO that Spectacles can earn money for its business, not just be a brand stunt. So today, Snap begins selling its video-recording sunglasses Spectacles openly online for $129.99 in the U.S. at Spectacles.com. Previously it only dispensed them from …

Pence casts deciding vote to confirm DeVos as education secretary

Vice President Pence cast the deciding vote to confirm Betsy DeVos as education secretary Tuesday after opponents failed amid a groundswell of opposition to produce the additional “no” vote required to sink her nomination.<p>DeVos was confirmed by a vote of 51 to 50 just at 12:30 p.m., with Pence …

Mitch McConnell

How to Make Your Mind Happy, According to Neuroscience

Everybody is talking about mindfulness… but nobody seems to be able to explain clearly what the heck it really is. Ask people and you’ll hear, “Umm, …

Why Won’t Apple Fix The iPhone’s One Huge Design Flaw?

Twenty-five percent of iPhones break in exactly the same way. It’s not just a design problem–it’s a UX problem.<p>Next week, Apple will unveil the iPhone 7. And of all the new hardware upgrades it will likely receive, rumor has it that the design fix the iPhone has needed the most for nearly a decade …

Obama curbs ethanol in blow to corn growers

The Obama administration delivered a blow to the corn industry on Monday, easing the amount of ethanol the nation must consume below the levels Congress had set nearly a decade ago — and potentially laying a political stumbling block for Hillary Clinton in Iowa.<p>The ethanol pullback comes as a slump …