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More than 130 countries on Friday agreed to set a global minimum corporate tax rate, a proposal spearheaded by U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, seen here at a House Oversight Committee hearing on Sept. 30. Al Drago/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Over 130 countries clinch a deal that could radically reshape how companies are taxed

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People stand in line to register for a job fair in Miami Lakes, Fla. A new study shows a growing number of young people in developed countries are giving up on work, school and training. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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A new report says the U.S. economy is rebounding from the Great Recession better than other countries, but more investment in infrastructure such as roads and bridges would help it do even better. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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