Morning Briefing

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Is today the day we get tax reform?

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What to make of this: Trump had for months been determined to move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem The decision to shake off warnings from senior officials such as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and align himself instead with prominent proponents of the move, including Vice President Pence and major donor Sheldon Adelson, underscored the president’s determination to break with past policy and keep a key campaign pledge — despite the potential risks to U.S. interests in the region and the goal of Middle East peace.

Jerusalem row: Clashes erupt over Trump move

Dec. 10, International Human Rights Day: Wall honors sisters among modern heroes who helped restore justice in Philippines


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