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Trump-Thumb-101817.jpg While Democrats have largely been critical of the Republican tax reform plan, President Donald Trump has claimed the proposal has some bipartisan support. Trump suggested to reporters ahead of a meeting with members of the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday that "people on both sides" support the tax reform plan.

Frederica-Wilson-101817.jpg President Donald Trump has vehemently denied a Congresswoman's accusation that he made insensitive remarks to the widow of a U.S. soldier killed in an ambush in Niger. Trump claimed in a post on Twitter on Wednesday that Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., had "totally fabricated" the story.

Healthcare is very expensive in the U.S., in fact among the most expensive in the world by most measures. Health care facilities are largely owned and operated by businesses in the private sector. Most Americans have access to health care, though costs and services vary from state to state. However,...

President-Trump2-101817.jpg Potentially raising concerns among Republican lawmakers facing primary challenges from the right, the results of a Politico/Morning Consult show President Donald Trump is seen as more in touch with GOP voters. Fifty-seven percent of self-identified Republican voters said Trump is more in touch with them.

HarveyWeinstein-101817.jpg Embattled Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein, who is facing fresh allegations of sexual misconduct against him, has resigned from the board of directors of the film production company that he co-founded. The Weinstein Company (TWC) had removed Weinstein as its chairman on October 8, shortly...

canada-Mortgage-101717.jpg Canada's banking regulator has released tougher mortgage-financing rules for borrowers in the uninsured segment of the mortgage market, which has been responsible for the major share of growth recently. It includes a requirement to "stress test" borrowers with uninsured loans to ensure they can withstand the impact of higher interest rates.

StevenMnuchin-101817.jpg President Donald Trump has frequently touted the strength seen on Wall Street since his election, but Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has warned the stock markets could see a significant pullback if Republican lawmakers fail in their efforts to pass tax reform.

GeorgeSaunders-BookerPrize-101817.jpg American author George Saunders has won The Man Booker Prize for his fiction "Lincoln in the Bardo," that tells the story of President Abraham Lincoln's grief after the death of his young son, and his visits to his tomb. Saunders became only the second American writer to win The Man Booker Prize...

Trump-Mccain-101817.jpg The verbal spat between President Donald Trump and Senator John McCain has taken a serious turn with the former issuing a warning shot against the veteran Republican leader who denounced "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in US foreign policy. During a speech Monday night in Philadelphia, receiving...

Fajitas-101717.jpg A Texas juvenile center employee has been arrested for stealing shipments of fajitas worth over $1.2 million over nine years. Gilberto Escaramilla has been charged with felony theft after authorities said he acknowledged to stealing fajitas. "If it wasn't so serious, you'd think it was a Saturday...

LamarAlexander-101717.jpg Leaders of the Senate Health Committee revealed Tuesday they have reached an agreement on legislation to provide short-term stability to Obamacare. Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and ranking member Patty Murray, D-Wash., announced the bipartisan agreement.

RandPaul-101717.jpg In a potential blow to Republican tax reform efforts, Senator Rand Paul, R-Ken., has signaled he is prepared to vote against the budget resolution Republicans intend to use as a vehicle for the tax cuts. Paul claimed in a post on Twitter that Senators John McCain, R-Ariz., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.,...

President-Trump5-101717.jpg Aides to former President Barack Obama have launched harsh attacks on President Donald Trump after the president claimed that his predecessor did not call the families of fallen U.S. service members. Trump suggested during a press conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ken., on...

FridayThe13th-101617.jpg Flight 666 for HEL departed just after the 13th hour on Friday, October 13, for one last time. Nevertheless, the FinnAir A320 flight from Copenhagen, Denmark, did land safely at HEL - the International Air Transport Association code for Helsinki in Finland - an hour and a half later in partly sunny weather. Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day in Western superstition.

TomMarino-101717.jpg President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that Congressman Tom Marino, R-Penn., has withdrawn from consideration to serve as the nation's next drug czar. "Rep. Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar. Tom is a fine man and a great Congressman!" Trump said in a post on Twitter.

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