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9.46pm BST

Representative Liz Cheney, the chairwoman of the House Republican Conference, has called for Representative Steve King to resign over his abortion comments.

Today’s comments by @RepSteveKingIA are appalling and bizarre. As I’ve said before, it’s time for him to go. The people of Iowa’s 4th congressional district deserve better.

9.37pm BST

The Dow’s 800-point drop is among the market’s worst in history, but it is much less daunting when compared by percentages:

In percentage terms, today’s decline in the Dow (-3.05%) was the 342nd largest in history. To break the top 20 you need a drop of over 7%. $DJIA pic.twitter.com/gmfg5h2qi4

I have a lot of economist/strategist notes in my inbox essentially saying “boy this inverted curve looks bad but may not be bad honestly we have no idea but we had to send out something so here you go.”

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Source: theguardian