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Bipartisan budget deal likely to survive Senate vote

A bipartisan US budget deal looks increasingly likely to survive a crucial Tuesday test vote in the Senate, as Congress aims to end a legislatively miserable 2013 on a positive note. Members of both parties acknowledge the vote will be a close one but on Monday it appeared there would…

U.S. budget deal will mean higher airline prices

The US budget deal reached this week ends billions of dollars in crippling automatic spending cuts, but paying for that would trigger something Americans love to hate: higher air travel fees. House Republican Paul Ryan and Senate Democrat Patty Murray announced their two-year budget compromise late Tuesday, and already the…