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Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker announces support for tax bill, boost for GOP

Dec 15, 2017

Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker announces support for tax bill, boost for GOP

Italy says Amazon will pay $118 million to end tax dispute

Dec 15, 2017

Italian tax authorities say Amazon will pay 100 million euros ($118 million) to end a dispute over its tax payments from 2011-2015

Florida GOP Sen. Marco Rubio will back $1.5 trillion tax bill, strengthening chances Congress will OK bill next week

Dec 15, 2017

Florida GOP Sen. Marco Rubio will back $1.5 trillion tax bill, strengthening chances Congress will OK bill next week

Zimbabwe ruling party seals Mugabe's fall from grace

Dec 15, 2017

Zimbabwe ruling party seals Mugabe's fall from grace, positions new leader for election

The Latest: May says UK, EU to start new talks right away

Dec 15, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain and the European Union will start talking about their future relationship "straight away," even though the EU has stressed no trade deal can be finalized until Britain has left the bloc

Global stocks mixed as investors await US tax deal

Dec 15, 2017

World stock markets are mixed as investors waited to see if U.S. politicians could pass tax reform legislation before Christmas

Brexit steals some of Britain's Christmas cheer

Dec 15, 2017

The uncertainty surrounding the future trade relations between Britain and the rest of the European Union are weighing on businesses, such as Champagne distributors in Britain ahead of Christmas

Russia bails out major private lender Promsvyazbank

Dec 15, 2017

The Russian Central Bank says it has started bailout proceedings for one of the country's biggest private lenders, Promsvyazbank

Britain's finance minister in China to promote trade

Dec 15, 2017

Britain's finance minister tells China's premier there are "many opportunities" to expand commercial ties as he starts a visit aimed at developing trade as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union

Luxembourg appeals $295 million EU Amazon ruling

Dec 15, 2017

Luxembourg is appealing a European Union decision that it has to claw back some 250 million euros in back taxes from Amazon