White House tells Democrats corporate tax hike unlikely in current bill -source

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By Jarrett Renshaw (Reuters) -The White House told Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday that a proposed hike in U.S. corporate taxes is unlikely to make it into their signature social spending bill, according to a congressional source familiar with the discussions. President Joe Biden’s plans to hike the corporate tax rate to 28% from 21%, a key campaign promise, are likely to be one of the steep concessions he makes to steer his economic revival package through Congress, the White House disclosed in the private meeting with top Democrats. The White House declined to comment. Biden, his aides and…

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India seizes $2.7 billion Afghan heroin haul amid Kabul takeover chaos

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