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113 Democrats and one Republican back impeachment inquiryJoe Biden and Kamala Harris brace for tonight’s debateSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 8.43pm BST Ben Carson, the US Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secretary, was in Baltimore today to speak about HUD programs to help impoverished communities. But in the wake of Trump’s racist attacks on Baltimore, Morning Star Baptist church kicked Carson off their property, where he planned to hold a press conference, reports local news station WJZ. 8.20pm BST Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve chairman, said the Fed cut the interest rate because of weak global growth and trade policy developments that have been disruptive to the world economy. This, though the US labour market remaining strong with the lowest unemployment rate since the late 1960s. Related: Federal Reserve cuts interest rates by 0.25% – its first in a decade Continue reading…



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Author : Amanda Holpuch in New York

Publish date : 2019-07-31 19:43:24

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