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Food stamps, Medicaid on chopping block in Trump’s budget
Trump’s blueprint for the 2018 budget year includes reductions to benefit programs such as Medicaid, federal employee pensions, welfare benefits and farm subsidies.

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Why Trump’s combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous
Why Trump's combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous
Authorities seize 7,000 birds in LA County cockfighting raid
About 10 people were detained, including the property owners and others working on the property.
Elk and deer herds in danger decades after disease discovery
Elk and deer herds in danger decades after disease discovery
In a pen surrounded by 8-foot-high fences, at a research station by the side of a winding canyon road in southeast Wyoming, stand seven elk that are going to die
Ex-governor’s ambitions paved way to dam crisis, records say
The Oroville Dam’s construction took five years and was rife with problems.
China and U.S. reach agreement on beef, poultry
China and U.S. reach agreement on beef, poultry
Trump administration officials hailed the deal as a significant advance toward boosting U.S. exports and closing America’s trade gap with the world’s second-largest economy.
Energy chief says hole has been filled at nuclear waste site
The Energy Department has said no workers were injured in the incident and no radiation was released to the environment.
As farmers worry, Agriculture Department will promote trade
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is creating a top post at the department to handle trade and foreign agricultural matters
Ag Department delays animal welfare standards for organic meats
The rule was originally scheduled to go into effect in March.
Tunnel collapse renews safety concerns about nuclear site
The government has been working since the late 1980s to clean up the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Zinke questions using monument status to save sacred land
Zinke questions using monument status to save sacred land
The next leg of U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's four-day tour of America's newest and most hotly contested national monument will take him to a ranch and conservation area in Utah

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