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News Wrap: White House backs off plan to slash billions in foreign aid

News Wrap: White House backs off plan to slash billions in foreign aid

Update: 2019-08-22
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In our Thursday news wrap, it is being widely reported that the White House has backed off a plan to slash more than $4 billion in foreign aid. The cuts would have included humanitarian relief, peacekeeping and global health initiatives. Also, government airstrikes in northern Syria targeted Turkish forces for the second time this week, raising the risk of open conflict between the two countries.
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News Wrap: White House backs off plan to slash billions in foreign aid

News Wrap: White House backs off plan to slash billions in foreign aid

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