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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2017 photo, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on "The Authorizations for the Use of Military Force: Administration Perspective" on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democrat James Mackler says he's dropping out of the U.S. Senate race in Tennessee to replace Corker, a move that appears to clear the path to the Democratic nomination for former Gov. Phil Bredesen. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
The Latest: Corker to vote for GOP tax packageRepublican Sen. Bob Corker says he will vote for the sweeping GOP tax package
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FILE - This Monday, July 6, 2015, file photo shows a sign for Wall Street carved into the side of a building in New York. World stock markets were mixed on Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, as investors waited to see if U.S. politicians could pass tax reform legislation before Christmas. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
US stocks move broadly higher in late-afternoon tradingU.S. stocks are moving broadly higher in late-afternoon trading, placing the major indexes on course for new highs. Investors are encouraged by signs that the Republican-backed tax overhaul bill is making progress in Congress.
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Spanish court allows extradition of 121 Taiwanese to ChinaA Spanish court has granted China's extradition request for 121 Taiwanese accused of belonging to Spain-based gangs which swindled people in China out of millions of euros (dollars) by telephone
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Italy says Amazon will pay $118 million to end tax disputeItalian tax authorities say Amazon will pay 100 million euros ($118 million) to end a dispute over its tax payments from 2011-2015
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FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, a boat approaches the waterfront poor quarter of Makoko in Lagos, Nigeria. The World Inequality Report 2018 released Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, is based on a massive collection of data compiled by an international team of researchers. It shows inequality has soared since 1980 although the global top “1 percent” saw their share of global income shrink slightly after the global financial crisis. In the Middle East, Brazil and sub-Saharan Africa, inequality remained stable at very high levels, forming an “inequality frontier,” the report says. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, FILE)
Report: Rich will get still richer unless policies changeWorld Inequality report says rich bound to get still richer with widening disparities in global incomes, wealth unless policies change
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