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AP National News Calendar

August 31, 2018

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week Sept 2-8. Note that many events are subject to change at the last minute.

The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times are Eastern), unless otherwise noted:

SUNDAY: No events of note.

MONDAY: U.S. stock and bond markets closed for Labor Day.

TUESDAY: Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for August, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for July, 10 a.m.

WEDNESDAY: Commerce Department releases international trade data for July, 8:30 a.m.

THURSDAY: Labor Department releases second-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates, 10 a.m.; Institute for Supply Management releases its service sector index for August, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for July, 10 a.m.

FRIDAY: Labor Department releases employment data for August, 8:30 a.m.

SATURDAY: No events of note.

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SUNDAY, Sept. 2

No events of note.

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MONDAY, Sept. 3

No events of note.

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TUESDAY, Sept. 4

Washington — Senate Judiciary Committee begins hearings on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

DETROIT — Automakers release vehicle sales for August.

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WEDNESDAY, Sept. 5

Washington — Senate intelligence committee hearing on efforts by Russia and other countries to influence social media platforms and meddle in U.S. elections. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg are scheduled to testify. Larry Page, CEO of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has been invited to the hearing.

Washington — House Financial Services subcommittee hearing on the future of coins and bank notes.

Washington — House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on Twitter, with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey.

Washington — Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on NATO.

Washington — Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs subcommittee hearing on a group of toxic chemicals known as PFAS.

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THURSDAY, Sept. 6

President Donald Trump holds a campaign-style rally in Billings, Montana.

Washington — House Homeland Security subcommittee hearing on cybersecurity threats to aviation.

Washington — House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on Cuba.

Washington — House Foreign Affairs subcommittee hearing on China and fentanyl.

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FRIDAY, Sept. 7

No events of note.

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SATURDAY, Sept. 8

No events of note.

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