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5 things to know before the bell

5 hours 19 min ago
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

House Judiciary asks Hope Hicks to clarify testimony about Stormy Daniels

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 17:18
The House Judiciary Committee is examining the truthfulness of former White House communications director and Trump confidante Hope Hicks' statements in the aftermath of new documents released on Thursday, asking her to clarify her testimony to the committee last month.

Jeffrey Epstein must remain in jail until his trial, judge rules

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 17:17
A federal judge on Thursday ordered Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, to remain in jail pending trial, rejecting the multimillionaire's request to return to his Upper East Side mansion under supervision.

Trump made 20 false claims at his North Carolina rally

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 16:45
President Donald Trump gave the second-longest speech of his presidency at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night, clocking in at just over 90 minutes.

Boeing will take a $5 billion hit for 737 Max

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:53
Boeing will take a roughly $5 billion hit this quarter because of the 737 Max crisis.

24 Democrats are running for president. Voters and donors like only five of them.

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:48
There are nearly as many Democrats running for president as there are days in July. With so many choices to choose from, you might be wondering how potential Democratic primary voters are wading through all of the candidates. But as the latest fundraising reports and polling shows, the giant field of 24 is really a much smaller race.

AOC confronts McAleenan over border agent Facebook group

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:24
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan told lawmakers that there is an "aggressive" ongoing investigation into the secret Facebook group of current and former Border Patrol agents that sparked outrage earlier this month, responding to a question from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez during a contentious House Oversight Committee hearing Thursday.

Trump misled us in his economic report. I'm setting the record straight

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 14:11
This year's report misconstrues well-established facts, cherry-picks data, relies on economic theories widely rejected by mainstream economists and entirely omits critical subjects. I correct the record in the Joint Economic Committee Democratic response to the report, which is mandated by law, and was released Monday.

Democrat lifts hold on Treasury nominees amid ongoing fight over Trump's tax returns

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 13:58
The top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee is dialing back his threat to block Treasury Department nominees, saying he will allow hearings on three nominees to proceed.

Man gets 10 years malnourished children

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 13:04