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Trump's push to fund wall may be delayed as government shutdown looms 10:00pm EDT

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump indicated an openness on Monday to delaying his push to secure funds for his promised border wall with Mexico, potentially eliminating a sticking point as lawmakers worked to avoid a looming shutdown of the federal government. | Video

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FCC chairman expected to unveil strategy to reverse net neutrality: sources

WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected to unveil his strategy this week to overturn landmark 2015 net neutrality rules, a move that will kickoff a new battle over the future of the internet.

World, Tech, Election 2016 7:23pm EDT

Democratic state attorneys general decry student loan rework by Republicans

WASHINGTON U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has been reworking student lending since her appointment in February, raising concerns among Democrats that she will undo former President Barack Obama's overhaul of college financial aid.

Election 2016, U.S. 5:47pm EDT

Trump-backed Navy expansion would boost costs some $400 billion over 30 years: study

WASHINGTON Expanding the U.S. Navy to 355 ships as recommended by military leaders and backed by President Donald Trump would cost some $400 billion more over the next 30 years than the currently planned 308-ship fleet, according to a study released on Monday.

Election 2016, U.S. 5:14pm EDT

Trump urges U.N. reform to make U.S. investment worthwhile

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump complained on Monday that the United States is shouldering an unfair burden of the cost of the United Nations, but said if the world body reforms how it operates, the investment would be worth it.

Election 2016 3:15pm EDT

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