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Trump budget cuts may stir backlash in rural America


WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s proposals to slash federal aid to the poor, the sick and people living in rural areas reflect conservatives' demands for a smaller federal government but target many of the very people who voted for him last November.

Newark, N.J. airport closed after plane has engine fire

Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey was temporarily shut down on Tuesday evening after a plane with an engine fire deployed emergency chutes, the airport said on Twitter.

10:13pm EDT

North American leagues urge vigilance after Manchester attack

North America's major sports leagues have strict safety procedures at their arenas but have urged fans attending games to be vigilant following Monday's suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester, England, officials said on Tuesday.

Sports, Arts, 5:49pm EDT

Wikipedia can pursue NSA surveillance lawsuit: U.S. appeals court

A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a Wikipedia lawsuit that challenges a U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) program of mass online surveillance, and claims that the government unconstitutionally invades people's privacy rights.

Tech 2:06pm EDT

Bond market braces for impact of New York's free tuition plan

NEW YORK Little known private colleges that are already struggling to grow their revenues are facing a new threat that could further weaken their finances and make borrowing harder: free tuition at public universities.

Money, Campaign Finance 8:55am EDT

Uber inadvertently underpaid New York City drivers for over two years

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Tuesday it underpaid its New York City drivers for the past two-and-a-half years, an error that could cost the ride-hailing company tens of millions of dollars. | Video

Tech, 8:16pm EDT

Woman arrested on charges of smuggling U.S. space technology to China

WASHINGTON A California woman was arrested on Tuesday on federal charges of conspiring to procure and illegally export sensitive space communications technology to her native China, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement.

6:43pm EDT

New England prep school: 13 past staffers engaged in sexual misconduct

BOSTON An elite New Hampshire prep school acknowledged on Monday that 13 former members of its staff engaged in sexual misconduct with students in incidents dating back decades, following an independent review by a Boston law firm.

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Trump seeks to slash $3.6 trillion of spending in austere budget

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump asked lawmakers on Tuesday to cut $3.6 trillion in government spending over the next decade, taking aim at healthcare and food assistance programs for the poor in an austere budget that also boosts the military. | Video

Politics, Election 2016, 10:16pm EDT

SEC suspends some in-house court cases over hiring of judges

WASHINGTON The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has suspended some of its pending in-house court cases, after a Denver-based federal appeals court found the agency had violated the Constitution in how it hired its administrative law judges.

5:13pm EDT

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