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TRENTON (Reuters) – New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy presented his first budget on Tuesday for $37.4 billion, turning sharply from the previous administration with proposals to hike taxes on millionaires, close loopholes for hedge funds and big businesses, legalize recreational marijuana and phase in free community college. FILE PHOTO: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy speaks
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said he would wait for the courts to rule before acting on raising the minimum age for some gun purchases, putting off one of the more contentious gun safety measures he had backed after the latest U.S. school shooting. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks in support of
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – A helicopter carrying six people crashed in New York City’s East River on Sunday, killing all passengers, while the pilot survived, police said. Moments before it crashed into the frigid waters, the pilot frantically radioed for help, the New York Daily News and other media reported. “Mayday, mayday, mayday,” the pilot
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will propose arming school staff and raising the minimum age to 21 to purchase certain firearms in a school safety proposal that the administration will release on Sunday, a White House spokesman said in broadcast comments. U.S. President Donald Trump responds to a reporter’s question about North Korea
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MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he rejected a demand from Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto that Trump say Mexico would not have to pay for a proposed U.S. border wall. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks in support of Republican congressional candidate Rick Sacconne during a Make America Great
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice formally submitted a regulation on Saturday to ban “bump stocks,” a modification to high-capacity rifles that lets them fire like an automatic weapon. President Donald Trump signed a memorandum in February directing the department to make the regulatory change, which must now be approved by the Office
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(Reuters) – Broadcom Ltd (AVGO.O) has promised not to sell critical national security assets to foreign buyers if its deal to buy chipmaker Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) is approved, another effort by the Singapore-based firm to appease U.S. security concerns. FILE PHOTO: A sign to the campus offices of chip maker Broadcom Ltd is shown in
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