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EPA chemical safety nominee drops out amid strong opposition

President Donald Trump's pick to oversee chemical safety at the Environmental Protection Agency has withdrawn his nomination after bipartisan opposition made his Senate confirmation unlikely

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GOP says it's got a deal on taxes; cuts coming for next year
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GOP says it's got a deal on taxes; cuts coming for next year

GOP leaders forged agreement tax overhaul, paving the way to slash taxes for businesses and give most people tax cuts starting next year

The Latest: IRS says bill could benefit taxpayers by Feb.
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The Latest: IRS says bill could benefit taxpayers by Feb.

The IRS says taxpayers could begin seeing less money withheld from their paychecks "as early as February" if Congress passes a Republican tax overhaul plan this month

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Venezuela quickly resolves financial dispute with China

Venezuela's cash-strapped government has quickly settled a lawsuit filed by a state-run Chinese company, making good on an unpaid bill and appeasing an important ally that holds billions in the South American country's debt

After London tower fire, group develops risk assessment tool
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After London tower fire, group develops risk assessment tool

Six months after 71 people perished when flames enveloped a high-rise in London and prompted concerns about the safety of other buildings worldwide, a U.S.-based fire prevention group has developed a tool aimed at making buildings safer

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Deputy coroner: Death at Ford plant will be ruled accidental

A deputy coroner has ruled that the death of a man at a Ford plant in Kentucky will be ruled accidental

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GOP leaders cast doubt on change to Indiana's cold beer law

Indiana legislative leaders cast doubt on the possibility of changing the state's carryout cold beer sales law

Hurricane state Republicans demand disaster aid by Christmas
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Hurricane state Republicans demand disaster aid by Christmas

Lawmakers from hard-hit states such as Florida are demanding tens of billions of dollars of hurricane relief and rebuilding funds as part of another temporary Washington spending bill to keep the government from shutting down over Christmas

Inslee promises state action on net neutrality protections
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Inslee promises state action on net neutrality protections

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he and other state leaders will take steps to protect consumers regardless of the outcome of a net neutrality vote

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The Latest: GOP leader offers huge budget boost for military

A key House Republican has unveiled a measure to deliver a huge budget increase to the Pentagon and prevent a government shutdown at the end of next week