Government Finance

The Latest: Senate approves bill to avert shutdown

Dec 7, 2017

There will be no government shutdown _ for now

No shutdown _ for now: Senate backs spending bill to keep government open until Dec. 22, measure heads to Trump

Dec 7, 2017

No shutdown _ for now: Senate backs spending bill to keep government open until Dec. 22, measure heads to Trump

Key Republicans oppose effort to reduce corporate tax cut

Dec 7, 2017

Key Republican lawmakers oppose efforts to scale back a proposed cut in the corporate income tax rate to pay for other tax breaks

Surging stocks lift US wealth, yet most still trail '07 peak

Dec 7, 2017

Strong stock market gains boosted US household wealth last fall, but most still trail '07 peak

Zimbabwe proposes budget aimed at reviving bleak economy

Dec 7, 2017

Zimbabwe proposes budget aimed at reviving bleak economy; only new leader can fly 1st class

Israeli lawmaker charged with assaulting mayor

Dec 7, 2017

A lawmaker from Israel's governing Likud party has been charged with assault for allegedly attacking the mayor of his hometown in 2014, before he was elected to parliament

UAE 'surprised and disappointed' over EU blacklisting

Dec 7, 2017

UAE says it's 'surprised and disappointed' about being blacklisted by EU as unfairly offering tax avoidance schemes

LA will become largest US city with recreational pot

Dec 7, 2017

Los Angeles to become the largest U.S. city with recreational pot after the City Council voted to license sales next year

Congress seems on track to avert weekend government shutdown

Dec 7, 2017

Congress seems on track to approving legislation that would avert a partial government shutdown over the weekend

In awkward situation, Kansas seems to have 2 governors

Dec 6, 2017

Kansas has an awkward situation with the outgoing governor awaiting Senate confirmation for a new post in the Trump administration

Weather, 20 December
Houston Weather
+7

High: +11° Low: -2°

Humidity: 83%

Wind: NNE - 7 KPH

Canberra Weather
+27

High: +27° Low: +17°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: W - 20 KPH

Roissy-en-France Weather
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High: +6° Low: -5°

Humidity: 87%

Wind: ENE - 7 KPH

Florence Weather
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High: +9° Low: +6°

Humidity: 97%

Wind: ENE - 17 KPH

Parga Weather
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High: +16° Low: +4°

Humidity: 100%

Wind: SE - 25 KPH