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Obama budget to cut Moon base programme

US President Barack Obama is set to announce his budget with more than 100 government programmes expected to be cut or reined in, including an ambitious plan to establish an American base on the Moon.

The president hopes to bring down the US deficit which is the highest it has been since WWII.

Richard Lister reports.


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