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AP Top Business News at 11:24 p.m. EST

Why GOP tax plan could mean cuts in state and local services
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's a tax provision that could prove costly for schools, police forces, drug treatment centers and other state and local public services....

GOP betting that its fix for US economy will defy warnings
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The tax overhaul of 2017 amounts to a high-stakes gamble by Republicans in Congress: That slashing taxes for corporations and wealthy individuals will accelerate growth and assure greater prosperity for Americans for years to come....

A look at some winners and losers under the GOP tax plan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Count President Donald Trump among the personal winners in the $1.5 trillion tax package that congressional Republicans are on the verge of passing. It's not only a political score for Trump but likely a windfall for his real estate empire, too....

Bitcoin futures slide after trading debut on CME
NEW YORK (AP) -- Another security based on the price of bitcoin, the digital currency that has soared in value and volatility this year, began trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on Sunday....

Asian markets mostly higher on upbeat Japan trade data
TOKYO (AP) -- Share prices were mostly higher in Asia on Monday, lifted by robust trade data from Japan that suggest a sustained recovery in demand in China and other major markets. Last week's strong finish on Wall Street also helped lift regional benchmarks....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and the mirage of overseas profits
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump speaks often of a pile of money sitting overseas that will come rushing back into the U.S. once his tax plan is in place. That's something of a mirage....

Treasury chief can't rule out shutdown, but expects deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he can't rule out a possible government shutdown later this week if Congress deadlocks on another temporary Washington spending bill, but thinks it's unlikely....

Japan exports, imports surge on strong demand in China, US
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's exports rose 16 percent in November from a year earlier driven by robust overseas demand for cars and manufacturing equipment that is helping to sustain the longest economic expansion in more than 15 years....

Will the Whopper be delivered? "Working on it," CEO says
NEW YORK (AP) -- Burger King. Tim Hortons. Popeyes. All three fall under the same person, Daniel Schwartz, the CEO of their parent company Restaurant Brands International Inc. His strategy: spread those fast-food chains around the world....

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Asian markets mostly higher on upbeat Japan trade data

Japan exports, imports surge on strong demand in China, US

Why GOP tax plan could mean cuts in state and local services

GOP betting that its fix for US economy will defy warnings

A look at some winners and losers under the GOP tax plan

GM shows new Silverado pickup at event in Texas

Procter & Gamble agrees to add activist investor to board

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