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Tax deal moves forward despite doubts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A plan by President Barack Obama to broadly extend tax cuts moved forward on Wednesday despite opposition from his own Democrats and fear in bond markets of long-term damage to the economy. Read more

Defense chief Gates to visit China next month

TOKYO/BEIJING (Reuters) – Defense Secretary Robert Gates will visit China next month, as the world’s two largest economies try to repair a relationship that has been battered by arguments about military exercises and Taiwan. Read more