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Obama signs into law government funding bill, tax breaks

U.S. President Barack Obama signs the $1.1 Trillion Government Funding Bill into Law at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington December 18, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama signed into law on Friday a massive government funding bill and billions of dollars of tax breaks in a low-key Oval Office ceremony witnessed by photographers.

The $1.8 trillion package includes $1.15 trillion in government funding and tax breaks worth $680 billion over 10 years.

Reporting by Roberta Rampton and Carlos Barria; Editing by Mohammad Zargham

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