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Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plunge 45% after Supreme Court ruling gives Biden power to remove director

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Shares of mortgage giants Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae fell as much as 45% on Wednesday following a Supreme Court ruling.The court made it easier for a US President to remove the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.President Biden plans to replace FHFA director Mark Calabria following the court ruling, The New York Times reported.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plunged as much ...
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Calls grow to evacuate Afghans to Guam as US troops leave

By JULIE WATSON and BEN FOX SAN DIEGO (AP) — In the chaotic, final hours of the Vietnam War, the U.S. evacuated thousands of South Vietnamese who supported the American mission and were at risk under the communist government. As U.S. and NATO forces prepare to depart Afghanistan by Sept. 11, many are recalling that desperate, hasty exodus as they urge the Biden administration to evacuate thousands of Afghans who worked as interpreters or otherwise helped U.S. military operations there in the pas...
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Supreme Court: Agency over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac violates Constitution

By JESSICA GRESKO | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that the structure of the agency that oversees mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac violates separation of powers principles in the Constitution. White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters that the president would nominate a new head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency after the Supreme Court decision, but she did not give a timeline. The justices sent the case involving FHFA, which oversees ...
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Job searches are down in states cutting federal unemployment benefits early, not what you'd expect to see from a 'disincentive to work'

Help Wanted sign at taco stand in California Thomson Reuters Half of all US states - all GOP-led - are cutting Biden's unemployment benefits early, citing a labor shortage. But Indeed data found job searches are still down in the states cutting off the benefits early. This suggests the benefits are not disincentivizing work as much as the GOP argues. See more stories on Insider's business page. Twenty-five GOP-led states have so far opted to end President Joe Biden's $300 weekl...
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Kamala Harris will travel to the US-Mexico border on Friday

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on Tuesday in Mexico City, Mexico. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Kamala Harris will travel to the US-Mexico border on Friday, Psaki announced. She will visit the border with DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. Republicans have attacked Harris for not personally taking a trip to the border. See more stories on Insider's business page. Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to the US-Mexico border on Frida...
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The top Delta variant symptoms reported in the UK are a runny nose and headache - because most people affected are very young or partially vaccinated

Oxford Street in central London on June 7, 2021. Niklas Halle'n/AFP via Getty Images The Delta variant has taken over in the UK where the most common symptom reported is now a headache. Most people who are getting COVID-19 in the UK are quite young, and not fully vaccinated. Health experts are worried Delta could hit less vaccinated areas of the US very hard. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Delta variant first identified in India has taken over in the UK, where it&...
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Harris to visit US-Mexico border area regarding migration

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday will make her first visit to the U.S.-Mexico border, her office announced, after she has faced criticism from members of both parties for failing to go there despite her role leading the Biden administration’s response to a steep increase in migration. Harris will visit the El Paso area, accompanied by Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, according to a statement Wednesday from Harris senior adviser Symone San...
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Biden to Replace Housing Finance Agency Chief After Top Court Ruling -White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden will replace the head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency with his own nominee, a White House...
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Democrats Push Republicans to Forge $1.2 Trillion U.S. Infrastructure Plan

By David Morgan and Richard CowanWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in Congress and at the White House nudged Republicans on Wednesday to join them...
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Trump will travel to the US-Mexico border with a group of House Republicans next week, per report

Former President Donald Trump participates in a ceremony commemorating the 200th mile of border wall at the international border with Mexico in San Luis, Arizona, June 23, 2020. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Trump will travel to the US-Mexico border next Wednesday with a group of House Republicans. The former president's trip comes amid GOP attacks on the Biden administration over its border policies. Trump made immigration a central issue of his campaign and administration. See more ...
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Trump's obsessive rants about the 2020 election have driven away his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner, report says

President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Trump, walk on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, after stepping off Marine One after returning from Camp David. Patrick Semansky/AP Trump has pushed away Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner with his election lies, CNN reports. Ivanka and Kushner were once top figures in Trump's inner circle and administration. Trump remains fixated on cons...
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A new Alzheimer's drug exposes a 'fundamentally flawed' part of how the US pays for drugs

Hi, Good morning, and welcome back to Insider Healthcare. I'm Andrew Dunn, and today in healthcare news:A new Alzheimer's drug exposes a 'fundamentally flawed' part of how the US pays for drugs;The US will likely miss Biden's July 4 vaccination goal;GlaxoSmithKline faces a critical investor day as activist investor pressure increases.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. And let me know what we should be paying attention to going forward: [email protected] On t...
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Democrats take aim at Biden and Harris over voting rights failure – US politics live

Duo could have done more to prevent Senate defeat, critics sayBiden to discuss gun crime prevention with attorney general GarlandDemocrats seek way ahead after voting rights bill hits roadblock 2.13pm BST Good morning – this is Lauren Aratani kicking off today’s politics live blog. After the Democrats’ major voting rights bill was killed in the Senate by a GOP filibuster yesterday, some Democratic progressives are hinting that the White House should have done more to prevent the defeat. They...
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White House Says July 4 Vaccination Goal Won't Be Met

By Ernie Mundell and Robin Foster HealthDay ReportersWEDNESDAY, June 23, 2021 (HealthDay News) -- As vaccination rates among young Americans lag,...
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Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner distance themselves from the former President

With each passing day away from Washington, former President Donald Trump's grievances continue unabated. And those complaints appear to be driving away two of the people who were closest to him during his White House tenure: his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner.
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Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner distance themselves from the former President and his constant complaints

With each passing day away from Washington, former President Donald Trump's grievances continue unabated. And those complaints appear to be driving away two of the people who were closest to him during his White House tenure: his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner.
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Trump is envious of Jared Kushner's 7-figure book advance and worries his son-in-law will take credit for his administration's accomplishments, report says

White House senior advisor Jared Kushner and President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on September 11, 2020. Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images Trump is jealous of son-in-law Jared Kushner's 7-figure book advance, per a CNN report. The former president is also worried that Kushner will take credit for his administration's accomplishments. Trump has been interviewed for 17 forthcoming books but still doesn't have a book deal of his own. See more stories on Insider's busine...
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Trump joked that he hoped COVID-19 'takes out' former national security advisor John Bolton, book says

US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with senior military leaders at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 9, 2018. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump joked about a former aide dying from COVID-19, a new book said. "John Bolton, Hopefully COVID takes out John," said Trump according to Axios. The book, "Nightmare Scenario," described Trump's faltering response to the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump jo...
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Trump is 'incentivized' to run again for president in 2024 by Biden's performance, says his son Eric

Donald Trump Getty Donald Trump has been "incentivized" to win the presidency back in 2024 by Biden's performance, his son Eric has said. "Every single day that Biden messes up our nation, I think it further incentivizes my father," Trump said. "We're going to walk through that door, I'm telling you. We're going to walk through that door," he predicted. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump feels "incentivized" to run for the presidency again in 202...
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Biden set to announce his gun crime prevention and public safety strategy as White House looks to tackle crime surge

President Joe Biden on Wednesday will announce a comprehensive strategy on violent crime prevention -- with a particular emphasis on gun crimes -- amid a nationwide surge in violent crime that's emerged as an area of concern for the White House.
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White House to announce strategy to tackle gun violence amid sharp increase in crime

Biden is scheduled to deliver a speech on his plan — which includes funds for the police and social service programs — Wednesday...
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Staggering': Biden breaks from agenda to grapple with bloodshed plaguing big cities

The White House is struggling to contain the nation's surge in gun violence without exacerbating existing tensions on policing.
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10 Things in Politics: Klobuchar's elite club of donors

Good morning, and welcome to 10 Things in Politics. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here.I'm the Insider politics reporter Oma Seddiq, filling in for Brent Griffiths. Send me tips at [email protected] or @omaseddiq.Here's what we're talking about today:What gets you access to chats with Sen. Amy Klobuchar;A (brief) chat with the guy who led Biden's vaccine rollout;Trump reportedly wanted the DOJ to investigate 'SNL'.With Jordan Erb.Developing: New York's prima...
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Delta variant rates doubled in the US in 2 weeks, Fauci said: from 9.9% to 20.6%. It could derail the US COVID-19 recovery.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, speaking on June 22, 2021 The White House The Delta variant is the "greatest threat" to US COVID-19 efforts, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Tuesday. He said its prevalence in the US doubled within 2 weeks, a worrying sign. The variant is more transmissible and dangerous than other types of the coronavirus. See more stories on Insider's business page. The proportion of Delta variant coronavirus cases in the US doubled in two weeks, Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Tuesday.Speaking a...
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Democrats seek way forward after voting rights bill hits Senate roadblock

The White House warned democracy was ‘in peril’ but while key Democrats stay committed to the filibuster, progress looks difficultAfter nearly six months of watching Republicans relentlessly make it harder to vote in the US, Democrats suffered a major blow on Tuesday after GOP senators used a legislative maneuver to halt a sweeping voting rights and ethics bill.The vote doesn’t kill the bill, but it marks one of the most significant setbacks for Democrats in Joe Biden’s presidency so far. Democr...
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Democrats seek way ahead after voting rights bill hits Senate roadblock

The White House warned democracy was ‘in peril’ but while key Democrats stay committed to the filibuster, progress looks difficultAfter nearly six months of watching Republicans relentlessly make it harder to vote in the US, Democrats suffered a major blow on Tuesday after GOP senators used a legislative maneuver to halt a sweeping voting rights and ethics bill.The vote doesn’t kill the bill, but it marks one of the most significant setbacks for Democrats in Joe Biden’s presidency so far. Democr...
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Joe Manchin opens the door to backing Democrat-only infrastructure bill that rolls back 'unfair' Trump tax cuts

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 09: Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) speaks with Xavier Becerra, Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) (L), before a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on June 9, 2021 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. The committee is hearing testimony about the Fiscal Year 2022 budget request for the Department of Health and Human Services. Photo by Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images Manchin signaled he could support a party-line infrastructure bill after striking a possible ...
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CNN went on patrol with the NYPD. Here's what they said about spiking crime

• US police 'very nervous' about officer-initiated enforcement as gun violence soars • Biden set to announce his gun crime prevention and public safety strategy as White House looks to tackle crime surge
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GOP filibuster blocks Democrats’ big voting rights bill

By BRIAN SLODYSKO, CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democrats’ sweeping attempt to rewrite U.S. election and voting law suffered a major setback in the Senate Tuesday, blocked by a filibuster wall of Republican opposition to what would be the largest overhaul of the electoral system in a generation. The vote leaves the Democrats with no clear path forward, though President Joe Biden declared, “This fight is far from over.” The bill, known as the For the People Act, wou...
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