Uber nears deal for huge SoftBank investment

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Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. has an initial agreement with Japanese technology firm SoftBank             
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Republicans hope to send final tax legislation to President Trump by Christmas.             
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce warns a pullout from NAFTA could hurt Midwest, particularly Michigan             
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