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Republicans forge tax deal, final votes seen next week
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans reached a deal on final tax legislation on Wednesday, clearing the way for final votes next week on a package that would slash the U.S. corporate tax rate to 21 percent and cut taxes for wealthy Americans.

Fed raises interest rates, keeps 2018 policy outlook unchanged
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday but left its rate outlook for the coming years unchanged even as policymakers projected a short-term jump in U.S. economic growth from the Trump administration's proposed tax cuts.

After Alabama upset, Democrats see new prospects in U.S. South
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The solidly Republican South suddenly looks a little less solid.

Disney deal set to value Fox at more than $75 billion: source
(Reuters) - Walt Disney Co's deal to buy film, television and international businesses from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc will value the latter at over $40 per share, or $75 billion, a person familiar with the matter said.

Minnesota lieutenant governor to replace Franken in Senate
(Reuters) - Minnesota's Democratic Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith was appointed as U.S. senator on Wednesday to replace Al Franken, who resigned after being accused of sexual harassment.

U.S. agency to vote on net neutrality rules despite outcry
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Internet service providers clashed with Democrats and celebrities like "Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill ahead of a vote on the Trump administration's plan to revoke net neutrality rules barring the blocking or slowing of internet traffic.

Exclusive: Saudi Aramco to push ahead with market share, expansion strategy - CEO
DAMMAM, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil producer, aims to regain its lost market share after the OPEC-led supply-cut pact ends and plans to push ahead with a downstream expansion strategy to be on par with Big Oil, its chief executive said on Wednesday.

U.S. judge orders accused New York bomber detained ahead of trial

U.S. court removes creditor hurdle to a Westinghouse bankruptcy plan

Airbus leadership under fire as crisis deepens