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Laura Now Forecast to Be a Catastrophic Category 4 Hurricane

(Associated Press) Hurricane Laura rapidly gained strength Wednesday, raising fears that it could come ashore as a catastrophic Category 4 storm with...

Shaken by Looting in Affluent Neighborhoods, Some Want Out

(Chicago Tribune) They understand why protesters and rioters have poured onto the streets of downtown, and some acknowledge that crime is worse...

Powell Edges Toward Loosening the Fed’s Stance on Inflation

(Associated Press) For decades, the Federal Reserve made clear its readiness to raise interest rates at the earliest signs of creeping inflation.

Lobster Fisher’s Pro-Trump Speech Sets Off Political Spat

(Associated Press) A Maine lobster fisher spoke in favor of President Donald Trump's trade policies during the Republican National Convention on Tuesday,...

Many Americans Shoring Up Finances Amid Downturn

(Associated Press) It's the paradox of a pandemic that has crushed the U.S. economy: 12.9 million lost jobs and a dangerous rash...

Police Union HQ Targeted at Portland Protest, 25 Arrested

(Associated Press) Protesters repeatedly set fire late Monday night to a police union headquarters building and were repelled by officers spraying tear...

The New Red Peril Represents a Golden Opportunity

(Stefan Gleason, Money Metals News Service) Contrary to much politically motivated, media-fueled paranoia about Russia, the former Soviet Union – with a...

UN: Global Tourism Lost $320 Billion in 5 Months from Virus

(Associated Press) The tourism global industry has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, with $320 billion lost in exports in the first...

Biden Says He’d Shut Down Economy if Health ‘Experts’ Recommended

(Headline USA) Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said he would follow public health advisers’ advice if they called for a national shutdown should he take...

Widespread Looting Breaks Out as BLM Rioters Devastate Another City

(Daily Wire) Violent riots and widespread looting broke out in Kenosha, Wisconsin, late on Sunday night after a black man was shot...