In Washington, the House of Representatives passed a compromise budget deal that preserves tax cuts for most Americans. The deal prevented drastic automatic spending cuts and tax increases going into effect.
The US president is concerned that tawdry headlines and shallow reporting have replaced serious journalism. On another note, he challenged Congress to pass legislation that would clamp down on anonymous shell companies.
The Cuban leader has said his country will not go off course simply because of renewed ties with the United States. He also warned Cubans to be "alert" to the influence of their neighbors to the north.
US representatives will this weekend attend a regional security conference in Abuja. US President Barack Obama has been stepping up efforts to fight an alliance between Boko Haram and the "Islamic State" (IS).
A new US law to curb corporate tax avoidance has scuppered a merger between drugmakers Pfizer and Allergan as it foiled Pfizer's attempt to slash its tax bill by redomiciling to Ireland where Allergan is registered.
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