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CIA ex-chief cites signs of possible Trump campaign ties to Russia 12:18pm EDT

WASHINGTON Former CIA Director John Brennan said on Tuesday that he does not know whether President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign colluded with Russia but that he saw "information and intelligence that was worthy of investigation."

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Amid opposition, Trump makes low budget request for Mexico border wall

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is asking Congress for $1.6 billion to begin building a wall along the border with Mexico, far short of the amount needed for a project sharply criticized by Democrats and even some conservative Republicans.

Election 2016, U.S., Mexico 1:12pm EDT

Trump budget proposal would dramatically cut foreign aid

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed budget would slash nearly a third in funding for diplomacy and foreign aid including global health and food aid, peacekeeping and other forms of non-military foreign involvement.

Election 2016, U.S., Health 1:32pm EDT

Trump budget to increase growth by boosting investment, labor force: Mnuchin

WASHINGTON The Trump administration believes its budget plan will boost economic growth by fostering capital investment and creating jobs for workers who gave up their job hunts during tough times, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Tuesday.

Election 2016, U.S. 1:01pm EDT

CEOs of Target, ADM offer differing views on U.S. border tax at hearing

WASHINGTON The chief executive officers of two major American companies - retailer Target Corp and agribusiness Archer Daniels Midland Co - offered opposing views in a hearing before U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday on a proposed border adjustment tax.

Election 2016 1:34pm EDT

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