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Trump tax cut plan gains momentum after budget vote
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's tax reform plans won partial support on Friday when Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul said he was "all in" for massive tax cuts, but the party was still far from united over how to achieve the main item on its domestic agenda.
American Eagle gold, silver coin demand on track for 10-year lows
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Death toll from Somalia bombings rises to 358
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The number killed in twin bombings in the Somali capital Mogadishu last weekend has risen to 358, the government said late on Friday.
Thailand enters 'War on Sugar' with tax on sweetened beverages
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thailand has slapped tariffs on sugar likely to hit $9 million worth of U.S. beverage exports, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Friday, as one of the top producers of the sweetener joins a growing list of regions implementing such taxes.
UPDATE 1-Airbus CSeries deal could boost Belfast jobs -UK minister
LONDON/MONTREAL Oct 20 (Reuters) - A deal giving Airbus SE a controlling stake in Bombardier Inc's CSeries jets should lead to extra work for the Canadian planemaker's factory in Northern Ireland, UK Business Secretary Greg Clark said on Friday after meeting with executives from both companies.
Wall Street hits record highs; tax plan hopes fuel optimism
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks hit record closing highs on Friday and the S&P 500 posted a sixth week of gains after the U.S. Senate passed a budget resolution, lifting hopes that President Donald Trump's tax-cut plan may move forward.
Motor racing-Formula One United States Grand Prix 2nd free practice session
Oct 20 (Gracenote) - 2nd Free Practice Session from the Formula One United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas on Friday
UPDATE 3-Tennis-Stockholm Open men's singles quarterfinal results
Oct 20 (Gracenote) - Results from the Stockholm Open Men's Singles Quarterfinal matches on Friday
Partisan feud undercuts Trump-Russia probe, U.S. Democrats charge
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on a congressional panel say members of its Republican majority are trying to sabotage an investigation into suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, raising concerns the two parties will reach contradictory conclusions.
GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. tax plan hopes lift stocks, dollar strengthens
NEW YORK, Oct 20 (Reuters) - World stocks advanced, bond yields rose and the U.S. dollar strengthened on Friday on increased hopes President Donald Trump could make progress on his fiscal plans after the U.S. Senate approved a budget blueprint that paves the way for tax cuts.
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