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Trump fills homeland security, environment, China ambassador jobs 6:09pm EST

WASHINGTON President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday picked a fossil fuel industry defender as his top environmental official, another retired general as homeland security chief and Iowa's governor as U.S. ambassador to China in choices at odds with some of his recent pronouncements. | Video

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Koch Industries takes aim at U.S. House Republican tax reform plan

WASHINGTON Koch Industries, the private conglomerate owned by billionaire conservatives Charles and David Koch, warned on Wednesday that a Republican tax reform proposal meant to encourage U.S. exports could have devastating effects on the economy and consumers.

Election 2016, 6:02pm EST

Time magazine names U.S. President-elect Trump Person of the Year

WASHINGTON Time Magazine named U.S. President-elect Donald Trump its person of the year on Wednesday, citing the upheaval in American politics brought about by the New York businessman's election campaign and victory.

Election 2016, 9:57am EST

Trump chooses pro wrestling magnate Linda McMahon to head SBA

WASHINGTON U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Wednesday he will nominate professional wrestling magnate and former Senate candidate Linda McMahon as his choice to head the Small Business Administration.

Election 2016, 4:51pm EST

U.S. mayors ask Trump to keep young illegal immigration policy

NEW YORK Mayors from the largest U.S. cities warned President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday of the potential economic harm he might cause if he wipes out a program that allows young illegal immigrants to remain in the United States.

Election 2016, 5:49pm EST