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Low-income Trump voters to be overwhelmingly hit by President's proposed budget cuts

Low-income Trump voters to be overwhelmingly hit by President's proposed budget cutsMany supporters of President Donald Trump will be hit hardest by his administration's new budget – with $3.6 trillion proposed to be slashed from government spending over the next decade, cutting support for programmes that low-income families rely upon. Mr Trump wants legislators to cut at least $610 billion from Medicaid and more than $192 billion from food stamps over a decade. Such deep cuts to such programmes have been attacked by Democrats and even some Republicans – and they will be tough to defend when Trump officials appear on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to discuss the plan....

Massive slide buries stretch of iconic California highway

Massive slide buries stretch of iconic California highwayA massive rockslide has buried a stretch of California's iconic seaside Highway 1 which had already been hit by a number of road closures caused by severe winter storms, state transportation officials said Tuesday. The slide on one of America's most picturesque highways took place on Saturday morning in a remote and largely uninhabited area known as Mud Creek. The road in that section of the highway had already been shut down before a million tons of earth came tumbling down from a hillside, burying a 1,500-foot (nearly half a kilometer) section of the highway, said Jim Shivers, a spokesman for the state's transportation agency....

Trump promises peace push after 'fantastic' pope talks

Trump promises peace push after 'fantastic' pope talksDonald Trump vowed Wednesday to use his US presidency to promote peace around the world after what he depicted as an inspirational meeting with an initially grim-faced Pope Francis. "Honor of a lifetime to meet His Holiness Pope Francis," Trump wrote on Twitter before leaving Rome for Brussels and the next leg of his first overseas trip as president. Trump later arrived in Brussels, a city he once dubbed a "hellhole", ahead of his first summits on Thursday with wary leaders of NATO and the European Union....

Don’t let that ugly iPhone 8 model scare you – this is what the real thing will look like

Don’t let that ugly iPhone 8 model scare you – this is what the real thing will look like

Apple's upcoming next-generation iPhone 8 is now about four months away from being announced. As we've come to expect in light of all the leaks we've seen in previous years, Apple's new iPhone becomes less mysterious with each passing day. Countless rumors and reports have been flooding the web for months now, and there are a number of things that are consistent across nearly all of them. We know the iPhone 8 will be far smaller than the iPhone 7 Plus, yet it will feature a larger display. We also know that display will be an OLED panel, and it'll take up nearly all of the phone's front side thanks to reengineered internal components and the removal of the physical home button....

U.S. government sues Fiat Chrysler over excess emissions

U.S. government sues Fiat Chrysler over excess emissionsBy David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government filed a civil lawsuit on Tuesday accusing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV of illegally using software to bypass emission controls in 104,000 diesel vehicles sold since 2014. The U.S. Justice Department lawsuit, filed in U.S. District court in Detroit, is a procedural step that may ramp up pressure on Fiat Chrysler and comes amid growing scrutiny of diesels by regulators around the world. VW admitted to intentionally cheating while Fiat Chrysler denies wrongdoing....

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