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Trump wants lawmakers to ‘move fast’ on taxes

President Donald Trump is pushing lawmakers to “move fast” on his tax overhaul plans…

Uber’s bid to move Waymo court fight to arbitration denied by appeals court

(Reuters) – Uber Technology Inc’s attempt to move its high-profile trade secrets dispute with Alphabet Inc’s self-driving car unit Waymo to private arbitration was denied again by a U.S. federal appeals court on Wednesday.

Apple unveils iPhone X in major product launch

CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) – Apple Inc on Tuesday rolled out its much-anticipated iPhone X, a redesigned product of glass and stainless steel with an edge-to-edge display that Chief Executive Tim Cook called “the biggest leap forward since the original iPhone.”…

Hurricane Irma: By the numbers

Breaking down the destruction Irma has wrought and the preparations underway.…

Everything to know about Florida evacuations and shelters ahead of Hurricane Irma

An estimated 1.3 million Florida residents are under mandatory evacuation ahead of Hurricane Irma, which is slated to strike the Sunshine State on Sunday morning.…

3,500 more US troops headed to Afghanistan

It’s part of the troop buildup associated with Trump’s strategy.…

Wall St. slumps on fresh North Korea tensions

(Reuters) – Wall Street’s three main indexes sank on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 on track for its biggest down day in about three weeks, as investors weighed fresh tensions involving North Korea.

Estimated 30,000 to 40,000 homes destroyed in Houston area

Thousands of people likely remain stranded and an estimated 30,000 to 40,000 homes have been destroyed in the Houston area by Hurricane Harvey, now a tropical storm.…

Dollar recovers on measured U.S. response to North Korea missile test

LONDON (Reuters) – The dollar came off a 2-1/2-year low and world stocks rose on Wednesday after the United States’ measured response to North Korea’s missile test soothed jittery investors who turned their focus to positive economic data.

Hurricane Harvey downgraded to Category 2 storm as winds weaken

Landfall occurred at 10 p.m. local time.…