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Republicans push ahead with tax bill as Democrats sharpen attacks

November 6, 2017 - 10:49pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers on Monday began revising their proposed overhaul of the U.S. tax code, as Democrats pointed to the loss of popular deductions as proof the legislation was an assault on the middle class.
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Family strife, threats preceded Texas church massacre by former U.S. airman

November 6, 2017 - 10:20pm
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A former U.S. serviceman who shot 26 worshipers to death during Sunday prayers in Texas was embroiled in a domestic dispute with his in-laws and had sent threatening text messages to his wife's mother before the massacre, officials said Monday.
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Bargaining chip? China seen closely scrutinizing Qualcomm, Broadcom deal

November 6, 2017 - 9:51pm
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A potential mega-merger between chipmaker Broadcom Ltd and U.S. rival Qualcomm Inc is likely to face stern scrutiny in China, antitrust lawyers say, amid a strategic push by Beijing into semiconductors.
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U.S. to end protected status for Nicaraguan immigrants in 2019

November 6, 2017 - 9:17pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will end in January 2019 a special status given to 5,300 Nicaraguan immigrants that protects them from deportation, senior Trump administration officials said on Monday.
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Air Force error let Texas gunman buy weapons for church massacre

November 6, 2017 - 7:09pm
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - The gunman who shot 26 worshipers to death and wounded 20 others at a Texas church was embroiled in a domestic dispute with his in-laws and had been sending threatening messages to his wife's mother before the massacre, officials said Monday.
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Republicans push ahead with U.S. tax bill as Democrats sharpen attacks

November 6, 2017 - 5:42pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers on Monday began revising their proposed overhaul of the U.S. tax code, as Democrats pointed to the loss of popular deductions as proof the legislation was an assault on the middle class.
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Republicans begin revising tax bill as Democrats sharpen attacks

November 6, 2017 - 5:10pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers on Monday began revising their proposed overhaul of the U.S. tax code, as Democrats pointed to the loss of popular deductions as proof the legislation was an assault on the middle class.
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EU to discuss tax havens blacklist after 'Paradise Papers' leaks

November 6, 2017 - 5:06pm
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union states will on Tuesday bring forward a discussion on plans for a tax havens' blacklists after newly leaked documents revealed investments by wealthy individuals and institutions around the globe, officials said.
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Broadcom bids $103 billion for Qualcomm, open to going hostile

November 6, 2017 - 4:45pm
(Reuters) - Chip maker Broadcom Ltd made an unsolicited $103 billion bid for Qualcomm Inc on Monday, setting the stage for a takeover battle that could reshape the industry at the heart of mobile phone hardware.
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Texas church shooter threatened mother-in-law before rampage: official

November 6, 2017 - 4:28pm
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A man court-martialed by the U.S. Air Force on charges of assaulting his wife and child sent threatening messages to his mother-in-law who sometimes attended the rural Texas church where he fatally shot 26 people, officials said on Monday.
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Colorado man charged with murder in suburban Denver Walmart shooting

November 6, 2017 - 4:07pm
BRIGHTON, Colo. (Reuters) - A Colorado man was charged on Monday with six counts of first degree murder and 30 counts of attempted murder in connection with a shooting rampage at a Walmart store last week in which three people were killed.
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Russian lawyer says Trump son offered to return to issue of sanctions law: Bloomberg

November 6, 2017 - 3:20pm
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. during the 2016 election campaign said the U.S. president's son told her his father, if elected, could return to the issue of a U.S. law which imposes sanctions on Russian officials related to the death of a Russian lawyer, Bloomberg reported.
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Commerce chief Ross: Nothing improper about his Russia-tied investments

November 6, 2017 - 2:36pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday he had done nothing wrong and did properly disclose his investments in a shipping firm that has significant business ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle.
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Domestic problems preceded Texas church rampage, authorities say

November 6, 2017 - 2:35pm
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - A man court-martialed by the U.S. Air Force on charges of assaulting his then-wife and child had sent threatening messages to his mother-in-law who sometimes attended the rural Texas church where he fatally shot 26 people, officials said on Monday.
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Fox held talks to sell most of company to Disney: CNBC

November 6, 2017 - 2:12pm
(Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch-controlled Twenty-First Century Fox has held talks to sell most of the company to Walt Disney Co, CNBC reported on Monday, citing unnamed people familiar with the matter.
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Facing pockets of dissent, Republicans begin revising tax bill

November 6, 2017 - 1:58pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican lawmakers on Monday began revising their proposed overhaul of the U.S. tax code as rumblings of dissent within their ranks over the repeal of a popular federal tax deduction threatened to undermine passage of the legislation this month.
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Head of U.S. government financial agency to resign

November 6, 2017 - 1:37pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of a U.S. government agency created to monitor financial markets after the 2007-2009 financial crisis will resign from the post at the end of this year.
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Texas church gunman sent threatening texts to in-laws, officials say

November 6, 2017 - 12:30pm
SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (Reuters) - The man accused of killing 26 people including an 18-month-old child at a Texas church had sent threatening text messages to his in-laws who sometimes attended the house of worship before launching the latest U.S. mass shooting, officials said on Monday.
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U.S. restarts visa issuing in Turkey in first step to ease crisis

November 6, 2017 - 12:27pm
ANKARA (Reuters) - The United States has partially resumed issuing visas in Turkey after getting assurances about the safety of staff at its missions there, the U.S. embassy said on Monday, in the first step to ease a diplomatic crisis between the two allies.
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U.S. judge keeps bail conditions for ex-Trump campaign aide Manafort

November 6, 2017 - 11:23am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. District judge again declined to ease bail conditions for President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort and his business associate Richard Gates on Monday, saying they still needed to provide more financial information.
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