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___ GOP says it's got a deal on taxes; cuts coming for next year WASHINGTON (AP) — Confident congressional Republicans have forged agreement on a major overhaul of the nation's tax laws.

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___ Tax package would ease hit to residents of high-tax states WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans are speeding toward an agreement on a massive tax package that would ease the hit on residents of high-tax states and appease corporations that could have lost precious tax breaks.

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___ Bitcoin futures soar amid frenzy over virtual currency NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street got its first taste of bitcoin on Monday, with the price of the first-ever futures contract for the digital currency jumping 20 percent.