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Last-minute holiday shopping? Here's when major retailers will be open Christmas Eve

Last-minute holiday shopping? Here's when major retailers will be open Christmas EveCatering to the true procrastinators, the majority of stores and malls across the nation are opening early Monday but most will close by dinner time.



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U.S. government shutdown looms as lawmakers seek last-minute compromise

U.S. government shutdown looms as lawmakers seek last-minute compromiseTrump said the impending shutdown of key parts of the federal government could last “a very long time,” and he sought to blame Democrats. “President Trump has thrown a temper tantrum and now has us careening towards a ‘Trump shutdown’ over Christmas,” Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on the Senate floor.



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U.S. government shutdown looms as lawmakers seek last-minute compromise

U.S. government shutdown looms as lawmakers seek last-minute compromisePresident Donald Trump said on Friday there was a good chance the Senate would not approve his demand for $ 5 billion towards funding his long-demanded border wall and that there probably would be a partial U.S. government shutdown at midnight. Lawmakers scrambled to find an 11th-hour solution to avert the potential shutdown, meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and senior White House officials. Negotiators in the Senate were discussing legislation that would include $ 1.6 billion in border security money and retaining assistance for areas hit by natural disasters that was added by the House of Representatives, according to a Republican Senate aide.



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House Republicans Make Last-Minute Call On James Comey For Private Deposition — He Asks For It To Be Public

House Republicans Make Last-Minute Call On James Comey For Private Deposition — He Asks For It To Be PublicHouse Republicans are making a last-ditch move to call on former FBI Director James Comey to testify in a private deposition, but he has other ideas. On Thanksgiving morning, Comey revealed that he had received a subpoena request from the House Judiciary Committee, which will be led by Republicans for only a few more weeks before they turn over control to Democrats. Bob Goodlatte, the chairman of the committee, has sent subpoenas to both Comey and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch for testimony, CNN reported.



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Australian nun in last-minute appeal of Manila deportation

Australian nun in last-minute appeal of Manila deportationAn elderly Australian nun facing deportation after angering Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte launched a last-minute appeal against the order on Friday, the deadline for her to leave the country. Sister Patricia Fox, 71, has been accused of illegally engaging in political activism as the government cracks down on foreign critics on its soil. Duterte, who accuses the Melbourne native of “disorderly conduct”, had the immigration service detain her briefly last month, after which her missionary visa was cancelled.



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15 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas

15 Last-Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas



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Texas governor issues last-minute reprieve for son who ordered family killed

Texas governor issues last-minute reprieve for son who ordered family killedTexas Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday issued a last-minute reprieve for a death row prisoner who hired a gunman to kill his family after his father, whom he sought to murder, pleaded for his son’s life. Thomas Bartlett “Bart” Whitaker, 38, had been one of three men awaiting execution Thursday in three different US states. Another, Eric Branch, was executed as scheduled in Florida for the 1993 murder of a student.



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These Last-Minute Gifts On Amazon Will Satisfy Anyone On Your Shopping List

These Last-Minute Gifts On Amazon Will Satisfy Anyone On Your Shopping ListIf you’re panicking about the approaching holiday and have yet to finish up your shopping list, worry no more.



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The best days to get Your Last-Minute Gifts

The best days to get Your Last-Minute GiftsConsumer spending in November was more than double what was expected, but it was a tumultuous year in retail, so companies are tacking on last-minute deals to end the season on a high note.



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Democrats Appalled By GOP's Long, Last-Minute Tax Bill With Handwritten Notes

Democrats Appalled By GOP's Long, Last-Minute Tax Bill With Handwritten NotesDemocratic senators complained about the Republicans’ tax bill on Friday ― which came to them late in the day replete with handwritten notes.



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