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Trump targets Amazon in call for postal service to hike prices

U.S. President Donald Trump departs for holiday travel to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, from the White House in Washington, U.S. December 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst December 29, 2017 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday targeted online … Continue reading

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South Africa’s top court to rule on Zuma impeachment motion Friday

December 29, 2017 JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s top court will rule on Friday on a bid to compel parliament to hold President Jacob Zuma to account over a scandal related to state-funded upgrades to his private home. The Economic … Continue reading

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Media Spends 2017 Attacking Melania Trump

This past year was marked by relentless media attacks and fake and misleading headlines about President Donald Trump. But when the media couldn’t get enough dirt on Trump in 2017, they turned their attention on first lady Melania. Melania lives … Continue reading

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IRS cautions U.S. taxpayers on prepaying property taxes

Officers’ housing for sale in Discovery Park, formerly known as Fort Lawton, are seen near a functioning FAA air traffic control radar dome in Seattle, Washington, U.S. February 11, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren December 29, 2017 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. … Continue reading

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OBAMA edges Trump for most-admired man in the world, and HILLARY beats Michelle — FINEMAN leaving HuffPo for NBCNews.com — CHRIS HUGHES and SEAN ELDRIDGE have a boy — B’DAY: ZACH MONTELLARO

THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES is at Trump International Golf Club, per today’s White House pooler, Francesca Chambers of the Daily Mail. MOST-ADMIRED MAN IN THE WORLD, per a Gallup poll: No. 1: Barack Obama, No. 2: Donald Trump. … Continue reading

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U.S., Turkey mutually lift visa restrictions, ending months-long row

General view of the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, December 20, 2016. REUTERS/Umit Bektas December 28, 2017 By Ece Toksabay and Tuvan Gumrukcu ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The United States and Turkey lifted all visa restrictions on Thursday after Washington said … Continue reading

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Trump Ridicules Vanity Fair Hillary

  TOPSHOT – US President Donald Trump (C) addresses the National Assembly in Seoul on November 8, 2017. Trump’s marathon Asia tour moves to South Korea, another key ally in the struggle with nuclear-armed North Korea, but one with deep … Continue reading

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China to ‘standardize’ market access for foreign lenders: regulator

December 28, 2017 BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s banking regulator has issued draft measures for amending its licensing and oversight of some foreign-funded bank activities, a move it says is aimed at promoting investment in the country’s fast-growing financial sector. In … Continue reading

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Blast rips through supermarket in Russia’s St Petersburg, 10 hurt

Emergency Ministry members and policemen are seen outside a supermarket after an explosion in St Petersburg, Russia December 27, 2017. REUTERS/Anton Vaganov December 28, 2017 MOSCOW (Reuters) – A blast ripped through a supermarket in Russia’s St Petersburg on Wednesday … Continue reading

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Passing Tax Reform Offers Republicans Another Shot to Repeal Obamacare

Republicans have another shot to repeal Obamacare in 2018 after passing the historic Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Republicans passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in December, which repealed Obamacare’s individual mandate. After passing the tax reform legislation, Republicans have … Continue reading

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