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U.S. budget deficit to balloon on Republican tax cuts: CBO

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The massive tax cuts signed into law in December, which Republicans said would pay for themselves, will balloon the U.S. deficit in years ahead, the Congressional Budget Office said on Monday, possibly hobbling President Donald Trump’s future agenda. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol building is seen in …

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Trump brands raid on lawyer Michael Cohen's office 'disgraceful'

Image copyright Getty Images/Reuters Image caption President Trump (left) called the raid of Mr Cohen’s office “a disgrace” US President Donald Trump says the FBI’s raid on the offices of his personal lawyer was a “disgrace” and an “attack on our country”. “I have this witch hunt constantly going on,” …

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Department of Energy hosts competition to train cyber defense warriors

From leaked passwords to identity theft, cybersecurity issues are constantly in the news. Few issues, though, are as important — or as under-reported by the media — as the security of America’s industrial control infrastructure. Oil rigs, power plants, water treatment facilities and other critical infrastructure are increasingly connecting to …

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Together for Yes group launches poster campaign

Together for Yes, the group campaigning to repeal the Eighth Amendment, has said it has raised €170,000 over the last few weeks for its campaign. Campaign Director Orla O’Connor said the target was to raise €500,000. At the launch of the group’s poster campaign, Co-Director Ailbhe Smyth said the posters did not …

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Orban's party signals crackdown after victory in Hungary

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Hungary’s ruling Fidesz party signalled on Monday it could push on with legislation to crack down on organisations promoting migrant rights as soon as parliament reconvenes after Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s sweeping election victory. The right-wing nationalist projected himself as a saviour of Hungary’s Christian culture against …

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