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Geithner says imperative to cut deficits

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said on Wednesday it is imperative that the United States cut its budget deficits, and he believes there is increasing bipartisan support in Congress to do so.

Kabul raid kills two after U.S. embassy threat: ISAF

Afghan and foreign troops killed two men during a raid in downtown Kabul after receiving a "credible threat" to attack the U.S. Embassy in the capital, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said on Saturday.

Obama signs tax bill, praises bipartisan spirit

President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a bill extending Bush-era tax cuts and said he hoped the bipartisan spirit that had made it possible would help restore Americans' faith in Washington.

Analyst view: Tax bill highlights need for reform

Following are some comments from analysts on the two-year extension of Bush-era tax cuts and business tax breaks that Congress passed and sent to President Barack Obama, who is set to sign it on Friday.

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In Thanksgiving message, Trump hails military gains and 'big, beautiful, fat tax cuts'

PALM BEACH, FLORIDA U.S. President Donald Trump gave a bullish Thanksgiving address to troops overseas on Thursday, hailing progress in Afghanistan and against ISIS, and telling them they were fighting for "something real," including a stock market at record highs and his promised “big, beautiful fat tax cuts.”