U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says he sees at least 3 percent growth for next 4-5 years

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Caused by the hurricanes last. Year he decided to help out and to sing about it this album isn't necessarily about the devastation or the destruction it's about the moving forward. That's all coming. Up but first this news Live from NPR news, in Washington I'm Janine. Herbst in northern California the massive wildfire around reading continues to. Burn zone Hudson for member station k. q. e. d. visited in evacuation zone for the car. Fire earlier today I've been driving around in an evacuation zone near. Reading and in that area the car fires. Burned entire hillsides landscapes completely blackened ashes flying around like snow flurries also in. That area there's a lot of homes, that have been completely burned to the ground by the fire they're, totally flattened there's lots of melted and twisted metal but the fires burned so randomly one house on a street could be totally fine and the other could be totally burned to the ground. At tens of thousands have been evacuated many are wondering when they'll be, able to go home are spokesman Chris Harvey says it could be a while your. Safety and the safety of the fire in law enforcement. Cruises number one and in order to ensure that safety. We have to make sure. All the roads continue. To be, closed and An, open only, to law enforcement and fire traffic and. That means that you're you're not. Likely to be allowed to go home anytime soon the fire is still only five percent contained Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the economy will. Continue to see strong growth for the next several years of you, contrary to many economists, and peers mirror Kennedy reports figures released Friday show the economy grew four point one percent in the second, quarter the latest growth rate is the highest one in nearly four years and on Fox. News Sunday Treasury. Secretary Steven Mnuchin said to expect more, of the same we. Can only project a couple of years in the future but. I think we're well on this path for several years he predicted four or five years of. Sustained three percent growth many economists are sceptical that current rates will. Continue though Federal Reserve officials told congress this. Month that they project GDP growth rates of under three percent next year and. Lower in twenty twenty and the ongoing, trade fight also has potential to limit growth Mary Kennedy NPR news Washington Dave before Zimbabwe holds historic elections longtime former, ruler Robert Mugabe gave us a prize press conference at his. Mansion today supporting the opposition and fears ater Peralta has more. Mugabe's sits on a green office chair in Zibo in the middle of his vast estate he's been here since the military forced him to resign in November and he lets it be known. That he will not be voting for Emmerson Mnangagwa who staged. What he, calls a, coup We're That means Mugabe the man who ran the ruling party for almost four decades will be voting for the opposition Mugabe who violently squash dissent, says he now hopes Zimbabwe's will be able to return to quote constitutionality. People he, says should be able to vote freely and fairly in pure news Herati and you're listening to NPR news from, Washington and this is WNYC in New. York I'm Sean. Carlson each of the nearly six thousand apartments in the stare at, city complex lost. Power early this, morning the sprawling complex in east New York has its own power plant workers resolved the issue by late, morning but it would take another several hours for the power to be fully up and running in each building. Barrel Thomas a home health aide couldn't get one of her clients because the elevators were. Down so she sat on a bench outside and waited and my. Client she's oxygen does she can't get anything? On I can't go the. Abaci it's seventeen. Floor Thomas, says emergency, workers Climb the stairs to check on vulnerable residents workers also rescued six people from stalled elevators the battle between New York's public, service commission and charter communications is heating up on Friday the agency said. Charter which, operates in state as spectrum was failing to meet its timetable to expand broadband service into the state's rural areas, in order to the company find another. Provider for its. New York customers within sixty days John Campbell Albany correspondent for the USA today network. Says charter lawsuit, can be expected during that time I do expect for lawsuit to be filed before that so that'll probably, drag it on the short answer is customers are being polled no there won't be any interruption and the state. Says that Charterhouse to continue providing the same amount of service through this new battle charter. Said the spectrum has built out its broadband network to more than. Forty two thousand unserved or under serve home? Since it began its merger. With Time Warner. Cable two, years ago Health officials say the drinking water at the Jacobi medical center in the Bronx has tested positive for the bacteria that causes legionnaire's disease, a spokesman for New York City health, and hospitals says required testing of the water found quote very low levels. Of the legionella bacteria the Jacobi medical center. Says it's using only bottled water and is installing new water filters on showers officials say. The risk the patients, staff and visitors is very low in that this New York State Department of health is treating and monitoring the water supply for the rest of, this evening we're looking at mostly clear skies here in our area will. Have low about seventy degrees tonight. Tomorrow Monday, Partly sunny through the day the high could. Hit about eighty two sometime in the afternoon and then. Tomorrow night we could see some showers a slight chance of rain but a. Twenty, percent chance of that mostly. Before midnight otherwise mostly cloudy tomorrow night we'll have low about seventy degrees this is WNYC at five or six support for NPR comes from the Ford Foundation working with visionaries on the front lines of social change worldwide to address inequality in all its forms learn more at Ford Foundation Dot org.

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