US Catch-up: Trump to dodge GOP debate - but will he show at Fulton County jail?

What you need to know for the week ahead in the US

Donald Trump: Former US president is required to appear at the Fulton County Jail by Friday on charges that he conspired to unlawfully change the outcome of the presidential election in Georgia. Picture: Getty

The big talk

Everyone is wondering what Fed Chair Jerome Powell will say on Friday at the Kansas City Fed’s annual symposium in Jackson Hole, attended by top central bankers from around the world. Price and wage pressures continue to dissipate, which should bolster the case for an end to rate increases. But we’ve also seen ongoing strength in indicators of labor-market activity and consumer spending, which may keep policymakers uneasy about the prospects for ...