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President Trump attacked California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) Saturday over newly built shelters for asylum-seekers and the sidelining of a planned high-speed rail project.

Why it matters: The attack is the latest in a war of words between Trump and Newsom in the lead-up to the 2020 presidential race, as California spearheads liberal states' fight against Trump. California has launched a series of lawsuits against the president. Newsom had attacked the Federal Government Friday while visiting the shelters, telling CNN: "It’s the Federal Government’s responsibility. ... These are people that came through the process legally, seeking asylum legally." The pair last clashed over the scaled-back rail project over Twitter in February.

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Jeremy Corbyn suspended by U.K. Labour Party over anti-Semitism report

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The U.K. Labour Party has suspended its former leader, Jeremy Corbyn, after a watchdog report found that the party failed to properly take action against allegations of anti-Semitism during his time in charge.

Why it matters: It represents a strong break by Keir Starmer, Labour's current leader, from the Corbyn era and one of the party's most persistent scandals.

U.S. economy sees record growth in third quarter

The U.S. economy grew at a 33.1% annualized pace in the third quarter, the Commerce Department said on Thursday.

The state of play: The record growth follows easing of the coronavirus-driven lockdowns that pushed the economy to the worst-ever contraction — but GDP still remains well below its pre-pandemic level.

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