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President Trump isn’t the only one who wants a weaker dollar

President Trump isn’t the only one who wants a weaker dollar

Happy Tuesday. A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. President Donald Trump isn’t the only one who wants a weaker US dollar. The currency’s strength has hung over this corporate earnings season. For multinational companies, it makes exports lose…MORE

Home and Away actor Ben Unwin has died aged 41

Home and Away actor Ben Unwin has died aged 41

Actor Ben Unwin, who made his name playing Jesse McGregor in Australian TV soap “Home and Away,” has died at the age of 41. New South Wales police found Unwin dead on August 14, according to a statement, one day before his birthday. “Yesterday at midday police attended Minyon Falls, Whian Whian, responding to a…MORE

Julián Castro qualifies for September Democratic primary debates with new poll

Julián Castro qualifies for September Democratic primary debates with new poll

Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro got his fourth qualifying poll on Thursday, meaning he has now met both the polling and fundraising thresholds to participate in the third Democratic primary debate in September. In order to make the stage in September, candidates must receive 2% or more in at least four…MORE

CNN Poll: Joe Biden regains double-digit lead over 2020 Democratic field

CNN Poll: Joe Biden regains double-digit lead over 2020 Democratic field

Joe Biden has expanded his edge over the Democratic field in a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, with 29% of Democratic and Democratic-leaning registered voters saying they back the former vice president. That’s up 7 points compared with a late June CNN survey. No other candidate has made meaningful gains over that time. The…MORE

Joe Biden airs first TV ad in Iowa

Joe Biden airs first TV ad in Iowa

Joe Biden is airing the first TV ad of his 2020 presidential campaign in Iowa Tuesday as part of a six-figure television and digital ad purchase in the first-in-the-nation caucus state. The sixty-second television ad entitled “Bones” highlights the former vice president’s work alongside former President Barack Obama and paints President Donald Trump as “an…MORE

China says it could do more to stimulate the economy after tiny rate cut

China says it could do more to stimulate the economy after tiny rate cut

China signaled Tuesday that it could take bigger steps to boost its flagging economy after unveiling what amounted to the slimmest of rate cuts on new loans for companies. “There is room for us to cut interest rates,” said Liu Guoquiang, the deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China, while speaking with reporters in…MORE

2 children in 2 states died on the same day after being left in hot cars

2 children in 2 states died on the same day after being left in hot cars

Two children died on the same day in two different states after being left in hot cars. A 21-month-old boy was found on Friday in a vehicle in Booneville, Mississippi, according to a statement from Booneville Police Chief Michael Ramey. Ramey said although the vehicle was in a parking lot between a daycare and an…MORE

The El Paso shooting suspect is on suicide watch

The El Paso shooting suspect is on suicide watch

The suspect in the deadly shooting in El Paso, Texas, has been placed on suicide watch based on the recommendation of medical staff at the jail, the El Paso Times reported, citing an official with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. Patrick Crusius, 21, of Allen, Texas, is being held without bond on capital murder…MORE

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