04 18 2014
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Video Federal Food Stamp Cuts Slam the Poor

Benefits will be trimmed by $5 billion starting Friday, when a temporary bump-up enacted during the recession expires

WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) -- Starting Friday, Joyce Lewis and her family will lose $44 from their monthly food stamp benefits.
The food stamps buy a lot of economical rice-based meals for the family -- four adults and a grandson who live with Lewis in Spring Hill, Fla.


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Video Lawmaker: Edward Snowden Wants to Testify, Says He's No 'Enemy of America'

Snowden would like to go to Germany if he were safe from extradition, Stroebele said

BERLIN (CNN) -- A German lawmaker who met Edward Snowden in Moscow on Thursday said Friday that the National Security Agency leaker offered to testify in front of the U.S. Congress.


Read more: Video Lawmaker: Edward Snowden Wants to Testify, Says He's No 'Enemy of America'

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