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Coronavirus
- Virus America, six months in: Disarray, dismay, disconnect
- Eight People In Indonesia Caught Not Wearing Masks Punished By Having To Dig Graves Of COVID Victims
- The Latest: United Nations chief: Virus is ‘out of control’
- Global coronavirus cases pass 30 million

Business/Economics
- Las Vegas is a ghost town where even the strippers put up signs­ saying, 'Sorry, we're clothed'
- US Industrial Production Big Disappointment In August As "V" Evaporates
- A Staggering 84% Of All S&P500 Assets Are Now Intangible
- Manhattan Rental Market Sees Another Record Plunge For August With 15,000 Empty Apartments
- A Depression For The 21st Century
- Fed To Continue "At Least" $120BN In Monthly QE To "Support Flow Of Credit To Households"
- Federal Reserve sees rates near zero at least through 2023
- More than half of businesses that closed during the pandemic won't reopen
- Yelp Reveals 60% Of Business Closures Are Now Permanent
- US Retail Sales Disappoint, Online Spending Growth Hits A Wall As Government Handouts End
- 860,000 Americans Filed For First-Time Jobless Benefits Last Week

Government/Politics
- Scientific American Makes First Presidential Endorsement In Its 175-Year History
- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead At 87

Global
- Bank of England eyes sub-zero rates in face of virus, Brexit
- Belarus president closes some borders, puts army on alert

Crime
- Chicago Logs Whopping 52% Jump In Homicides From 2019: 'Five Times Any Prior Year'

Race
- Breonna Taylor’s Family to Receive $12 Million Settlement From City of Louisville

Culture
- Self-censorship in the US

Education
- GW University Reports 17% Enrollment Drop As Students Opt Out Of COVID-Restricted Campus Life
- College leaders deserve a flunking grade for their reopening

Weather
- ‘Huge rainmaker’: Hurricane Sally threatens historic floods
- Sally is leaving widespread flooding in parts of Alabama and Florida, and rescues are underway

Wildfires
- Smoke from US wildfires spreads across country and into Europe
- Yosemite National Park closes as wildfires scorch West Coast
- Wildfires, smoke continue to impact the West Coast

Posted: 2020-09-18 22:29:35

Coronavirus
- 'Play it down': Trump admits to concealing the true threat of coronavirus in new Woodward book
- The COVID-19 pandemic is about to enter its most treacherous phase
- Fauci says US life won’t return to normal until deep into 2021

Business/Economics
- A majority of young adults in the U.S. live with their parents for the first time since the Great Depression
- Continuing Jobless Claims Disappoint As Part-Time Jobs Recover, Full-Time Lags
- New job postings are slowing, another sign the economic recovery is losing momentum
- A Farewell Letter From An Independent Restaurant Owner

Government/Politics
- Hopes Dim for More Stimulus as Democrats Block Narrow G.O.P. Plan
- Budget Deficit Hits Record $3 Trillion As US Spends 100% More Than It Collects YTD
- Federal Spending Tops $6 Trillion for First Time; Deficit Tops $3 Trillion for First Time

Global
- Global Economic Recovery Shows Signs of Slowing

Protests
- Black Lives Matter Protestors Overwhelmed by Counter-Demonstrators in Springfield, Oregon
- Riots Have Hit 48 Of America's 50 Largest US Cities, New Study Finds

Race
- "I Absolutely Cancel Myself": GW Professor Under Investigation After Disclosing That She Is Not Black
- The Truth, and the Anti-Black Violence of My Lies

Wildfires
- Dramatic aerial photos reveal the devastation caused by 200 wildfires raging across West
- Half Million People Evacuated in Oregon As Wildfires Spread, Arson Concerns Grow
- This is what the Bay Area's skies looked like today during the wildfires
- Wildfires Blot Out Sun in the Bay Area
- Wildfires closing in on Portland suburbs force massive evacuations


Posted: 2020-09-12 11:23:23

Coronavirus
- Global coronavirus cases exceed 25 million
- Google searches for ‘panic attack,’ ‘anxiety attack’ hit all-time high during coronavirus pandemic
- US Passes 6 Million Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

Business/Economics
- Pinterest Pays $89.5 Million To Abandon Upcoming Lease In San Francisco
- Devastating Consumer Financial Cliff Coming Right Up
- The Fed Just Printed More in Six Months Than It Did From 2008-2016
- One In Four Workers Say They Are Working Entirely From Home: Gallup
- In Unprecedented Move, CDC Halts Most Rental Evictions Until End Of 2020
- "Option Insanity" Leads To Furious Meltup: Apple Bigger Than Russell, Emini New Record High
- The S&P500's Valuation Just Surpassed The Dot Com Bubble
- 881,000 Americans Filed For First-Time Unemployment Benefits Last Week
- Stocks walloped as September selling sets in; tech stocks swoon
- "We Should Be Concerned" - Fed Spooked By Biggest Market Crash Since March

Global
- Hundreds of protesters arrested by Belarusian police as 100,000 rally against Lukashenko
- Thousands demand Belarus president resign in massive protest on his birthday
- Tanks Move Into Minsk As Police Hold Back Massive Protest At Gates Of Lukashenko Residence
- Australia Plunges Into First Recession In 29 Years Following Biggest GDP Drop On Record

Gold/Precious metals
- $16 Billion Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund Approves A 5% Allocation For Gold

Protests
- Kenosha Or Kosovo? Shocking Images Reveal Destruction After Race Riots Leave Buildings In Ruins
- Suddenly Fear Of Social Unrest Is Everywhere

Police/law enforcement
- Know their names: Black people killed by the police in the US
- Video in Black man’s suffocation shows cops put hood on him
- 7 police officers involved in Daniel Prude's death suspended

Food
- World Food Prices Rise For Third Consecutive Month In August

Posted: 2020-09-05 06:28:45

Coronavirus
- Hong Kong Confirms First Case Of COVID-19 Reinfection Anywhere In The World
- Germany Imposes Fine For All Non-Mask Wearers In New National Crackdown
- Hawaii's COVID-19 Outbreak Spirals Out Of Control As Gov Revives Lockdown
- India Smashes Global Record For Most New COVID-19 Cases Reported In A Day
- US and UK are bottom of the pile in rankings of governments' handling of coronavirus pandemic

Business/Economics
- In Historic Reshuffling, Exxon, Pfizer & Raytheon Kicked Out Of Dow Jones Industrial Average, Replaced By Saleforce, Amgen & Honeywell
- US Consumer Confidence Re-Plunges In August To 6 Year Lows
- Record GDP Plunge Revised Slightly Higher: US Economy Contracted 31.7% In Q2
- Initial Jobless Claims Above 1 Million Again Last Week
- US Cargo Thefts Erupt As Violent Crime Spreads Across America
- MGM Resorts To Fire 18,000 Employees, A Quarter Of Its Workforce

Government/Politics
- Pence reinvents Trump's presidency on a disorienting night of crises
- 7 takeaways from the Republican convention
- Democrats Beat Republicans In Convention Television Ratings

Global
- Shinzo Abe, Japan's Longest-Serving Postwar Leader, Resigns As Health Deteriorates

Protests
- Gov Evers Declares 'State Of Emergency' As Wisconsin Braces For 3rd Night Of Violence
- Protests Over Shooting Of Jacob Blake Turn Deadly In Kenosha, Wisconsin
- Jacob Blake protests: Timeline of unrest over police shooting
- Literal Battle Zones Are Erupting All Over America
- Chaos Erupts In DC After GOP Convention; Rand Paul And Wife Chased Down Street By BLM Protesters
- Teenager in Wisconsin shootings charged with six criminal counts -complaint

Weather
- Double Tropical Trouble Brewing For US Gulf Coast
- Hurricane Laura Upgraded To "Catastrophic" Category 4 With "Unsurvivable" Storm-Surge

Food
- Hungry New Yorkers form quarter-mile line for free food in Queens

Religion
- Jerry Falwell Jr. may get $10.5 million payout from Liberty University

Posted: 2020-08-29 08:35:53

Coronavirus
- Georgia, Texas and Florida lead the country in coronavirus cases per capita
- Sweden's Lead Epidemiologist: Wearing Face Masks Is "Very Dangerous"
- Covid is Now the Third Leading Cause of Death in the US

Business/Economics
- The Devastation Of The Middle Class: It Now Takes 53 Weeks Of Median Wages Every Year To Pay For Basic Needs
- Apple Hits $2 Trillion Market Cap
- Jobless claims climb back above 1 million
- Over One Million Americans Filed For Jobless Benefits Last Week
- Used Vehicle Prices Explode To All Time Highs After Plunging Just Months Ago
- As the Bubble Slowly Pops, the Economic Chain Reaction Is Now in Progress
- "These Are Staggering Numbers": Spending By Unemployed Americans Plunges As Fiscal Stimulus Ends
- This Is What The S&P Would Look Like Without The 5 Megacap Tech Stocks
- Existing Home Sales Soar By Record To Highest In 14 Years; Median Price Breaches $300K For First Time Ever

Government/Politics
- Democrats Nominate Harris for Vice President, as Obama Lashes Trump
- Joe Biden Accepts Democratic Nomination: ‘I Will Draw on the Best of Us’
- Watch: DNC Uses Duplicate "Fans" During Kamala Harris Livestream

Global
- Turkey Hit By Bank Runs, Currency Panic As Locals Sell Their Cars And Houses To Buy Gold While Lira Implodes
- World Trade Plunged To 'Lowest Levels' On Record In June

Disasters
- Fires, Blackouts, a Heat Wave and a Pandemic: California's 'Horrible' Month

Money/Currency
- Russian Bank Issues First "Precedent-Setting" Crypto-Backed Loan

Posted: 2020-08-22 07:38:38

Coronavirus
- Even Asymptomatic People Carry the Coronavirus in High Amounts
- ‘It was chaos!’ Students get suspended for posting pictures of packed halls — now the high school is closing after 9 people were infected
- Global COVID-19 Pandemic Surpasses 20 Million Confirmed Cases: Live Updates
- The CDC issues a dire warning for the fall if coronavirus measures are not followed
- Paris Placed On "Red Alert", German COVID-19 Cases Spike, As 'Second Wave' Fears Rattle Europe

Business/Economics
- Mortgage rates fall to a record low for the eighth time this year, making buying a home more affordable for many Americans
- Job Openings Soar Amid Record Surge In Americans Quitting Their Job
- Here’s how record negative ‘real yields’ are driving a crowded rally in stocks, gold and everything else
- "Financially Devastated" - 83% Of NYC Restaurants Unable To Pay July Rent
- After "Big Jobs Numbers", Initial Jobless Claims Fall Below 1 Million For First Time In 21 Weeks
- AMC to offer 15-cent tickets on first day of reopening
- Ford Is Slashing 10,000 Positions And Closing 6 Factories In Europe
- $5,630,859,000,000: Federal Spending Has Already Set Annual Record; Deficit at Record $2,807,295,000,000
- US Bankruptcies Are Already At 10-Year High As Pandemic Takes Its Toll
- 1933 Friday – Best 100 Days Since the Great Depression – Markets Love Mayhem!

Government/Politics
- Trump extends unemployment benefits, defers payroll tax
- Mnuchin 'Willing To Listen' On Stimulus As Pelosi Calls Trump Executive Orders 'Unconstitutional Slop'
- Biden Picks Kamala Harris As Running Mate
- Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, first Black woman

Global
- Clashes Erupt in Beirut at Blast Protest as Lebanon’s Anger Boils Over
- China Mobilizes Invasion Craft On Coast Near Taiwan As Top US Official Arrives In Taipei: Report
- Lebanon’s Government Resigns Amid Widespread Anger Over Blast
- China Faces Food Shortage As Droughts, Flooding, And Pests Ruin Harvest
- UK suffers record recession on virus fallout

Money/Currency
- Short on Money, Cities Around the World Try Making Their Own

Gold/Precious metals
- Precious Metal Pummeling Continues In Early Asia Trading
- Silver Crashes Most Since Lehman Bankruptcy

Protests/Riots
- Faculty, Students Across US Stage "Die-Ins" To Protest Return To Campus
- Riot declared as fire burns in Portland police union offices
- Chicago Police Arrest More Than 100 People After Looting Batters Downtown

Food
- Car Line Stretches More Than A Mile At Fair Park Food Giveaway

Earthquakes
- Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hits NC, most powerful quake state has seen in over 100 years

Sports
- Big Ten cancels football season; no games for Michigan, Michigan State in 2020

Posted: 2020-08-15 08:17:57

Coronavirus
- California COVID-19 Cases Top 500,000 As Global Total Nears 18 Million: Live Update
- Houston Mayor Orders $250 Fines For People Who Refuse To Wear Masks

Business/Economics
- ByteDance, Microsoft Break Off TikTok Deal Talks
- U.S. dollar net shorts soar to highest in nine years: CFTC, Reuters
- US Printed More Money in One Month Than in Two Centuries
- More Than 60% Of Global Debt Now Yields Less Than 1%
- Morgan Stanley: Brace For A Spike In Inflation As Congress Is Now In The Money Supply Driver’s Seat
- BP Slashes Dividend For First Time In Decade On Dismal Energy Demand Outlook
- The Endless Melt Up: Gold And Silver Soar, Global Stocks Turn Green For 2020; Apple $2 Trillion Any Second
- Another 1.2 million Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week
- US economy added 1.8 million jobs in July but still down nearly 13 million jobs during the pandemic

Gold/Precious metals
- A Record Amount Of Physical Gold Was Just Delivered On COMEX, Here's Why
- Gold surges past $2,000 an ounce for the first time

Government/Politics
- Democrats Urging Biden Not To Debate Trump
- Trump Renomination Closed To The Public And Press
- Trump Signs Executive Order Banning TikTok, WeChat
- White House Moves To De-List Chinese Companies From American Stock Exchanges
- White House rejects Democrats' offer for $2 trillion stimulus price tag

Global
- Severe flooding displaces millions in China and Bangladesh as the monsoon wreaks havoc
- At least 50 killed, hundreds hurt in massive blast in Beirut
- WATCH huge mushroom-like cloud cover Beirut’s docks area after ‘fireworks depot’ explodes
- Massive warehouse explosion rocks Beirut, causing thousands of injuries and widespread damage
- European Funds Post Stunning $835 Billion In Trading Losses For First Half Of 2020
- "He Abandoned The Deadly Cargo": Meet The Mysterious Businessman At Center Of The Beirut Blast Saga
- Up To 300,000 Left Homeless In Beirut After Blast Collapsed Walls Miles Away

Crime
- NYPD: Shootings and murders rose dramatically in July

Money/Currency
- America's Coin Shortage Is Getting Worse

Weather
- Millions Without Power, Isaias Unleashes Twisters Across East Coast

Posted: 2020-08-08 08:29:36

Coronavirus
- Trump national security adviser O'Brien tests positive for coronavirus
- Masks Aren't Enough: Dr. Fauci Says People Should "Probably Use Eye Shields" To Protect Against COVID-19
- Herman Cain, former GOP presidential candidate, dies at 74 due to COVID-19

Business/Economics
- The Message Behind Gold’s Rally: The World Economy Is in Trouble
- The Virus Turns Midtown Into a Ghost Town, Causing an Economic Crisis
- Fed Stimulus Has Created The "Cobra Effect"
- Las Vegas Casinos Are Making Another Round Of Brutal Furloughs And Layoffs
- U.S. economy suffers titanic 32.9% plunge in 2nd quarter
- US Q2 GDP Crashes By A Record 32.9%, Worse Than Great Depression
- Initial Jobless Claims was above a million last week for the nineteenth straight week, and rose for the second week in a row
- 10-year Treasury yield plunged to its lowest in 234 years, says Deutsche Bank
- US GDP Seen Rebounding 11.9% In Q3 By Atlanta Fed
- A Quarter Of All Household Income In The US Now Comes From The Government

Gold/Precious metals
- What's Changed To Cause The Gold And Silver Breakout?
- A Record 170 Tons Of Physical Gold Were Just Delivered On The COMEX: Here's Why
- Spot Gold Soars To Record High As Dollar Freefall Accelerates

Government/Politics
- US agents enter Chinese consulate compound in Houston after deadline for closure passes
- Officials Push U.S.-China Relations Toward Point of No Return
- GOP Reach Agreement On COVID-19 Relief; $600 Unemployment Boost Becomes 70% 'Wage Replacement'; Pelosi Pops Fuse

Global
- Worst Flooding in Decades Raises Concerns Over China’s Three Gorges Dam
- Eurozone: Worst GDP Contraction In History

Protests/Riots
- Federal Agents Push Into Portland Streets, Stretching Limits of Their Authority
- Protests Erupt Across Country; Black Militia Member Accidentally Shoots Comrades In Park
- Police declare riot at Seattle protests, make arrests
- Tear gas fired again; Portland protest standoff continues
- US protests: More riots and lawlessness in cities across nation
- Peaceful protests and violent clashes erupted this weekend. Here's what happened in 6 cities

Posted: 2020-07-31 21:18:57

Coronavirus
- Barcelona back under lockdown as virus cases surge
- Israel to remain closed to foreign visitors until at least September
- World virus cases top 15M; US labs buckle amid testing surge

Business/Economics
- Not extending $600 unemployment benefit 'would be a catastrophe,' say former Fed Chairs Bernanke and Yellen
- This is the last week of $600 unemployment benefits
- "Pent-Up Supply" Floods San Francisco Housing Market, Most Since Housing Bust
- The Real Unemployment Rate Is 21%... And Heading Higher
- United Posts Record $2.6BN Loss As Revenue Plunges 87%; 6,000 Employees Agree To Quit
- As debt climbs to record $27 trillion, Congress says it's not time to turn off stimulus spending
- Yelps says more than half of restaurants temporarily closed are now permanently shuttered
- Sick of working from home? Work at a hotel instead
- Permanent business closures are on the rise: Morning Brief
- New signs show the economic rebound is skidding as coronavirus cases surge
- U.S. Initial Unemployment Claims Rose to 1.4 Million Last Week
- U.S. new jobless benefit claims rise for first time since late March
- Volume of option trades surpassed that of ordinary shares
- Eviction Moratorium Expires Today, Putting Millions Of Renters At Risk
- Schlumberger Cuts 21,000 Jobs Amid Historic Oil Downturn

Government/Politics
- Pentagon Sidesteps Trump to Ban the Confederate Flag
- US orders closure of Chinese consulate in Houston
- Houston Police Respond To Suspected Document Burning At Chinese Consulate
- China's Global Times Warns Retaliation For Houston Consulate Closure Will Cause US "Real Pain"
- Trump announces increase in federal law enforcement in more U.S. cities
- China tells US to close Chengdu consulate in growing spat
- Congress set for brawl as unemployment cliff looms

Protests
- Federal Agents Unleash Militarized Crackdown on Portland
- U.S. Marshals Are Accused Of Gestapo-Like Tactics In Portland, Prompting Fears
- Mayor of Portland to Trump: Get your troops out of the city
- Portland Mayor Tear-Gassed Amid Protests Over Federal Agents
- Workers protest racial inequality on day of national strike

Crime
- Federal judge's son, 20, is shot dead and her criminal defense attorney husband is critically injured after a gunman disguised as a FedEx driver ambushed their home - four days after she was assigned a case linked to Jeffrey Epstein

Race
- New Poll Shows More White Americans Now Oppose Black Lives Matter Than Support

Money/Currency
- A bank is paying people to bring in their spare change to help local businesses amid the coin shortage
- The US Mint is literally begging for spare change

Gold/Precious metals
- Spot Gold Tops $1,900 For First Time Since 2011
- One Bank Warns Buying Gold Is The Only Hedge Left For The "Great Debasement"

Prepping
- 50 Things You Should Get Right Now To Prepare For The Chaotic Events Of The Next 12 Months

Space
- China declares first solo Mars mission launch a success days ahead of U.S. attempt to reach the Red Planet

Posted: 2020-07-25 06:46:34

Coronavirus
- Cases of coronavirus disease surging along Georgia’s coast
- Lockdowns Return Across India As COVID-19 Cases Near 1 Million: Live Updates
- Walmart Will Require All Customers To Wear Masks Starting July 20
- Kohl's to require shoppers wear masks starting Monday at stores nationwide, following Walmart, Sam's Club, Kroger
- Mask mandates catch on as states, businesses try to bypass a toxic debate
- Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt tests positive for coronavirus
- California Orders Bars, Gyms & Indoor Dining To Close In Biggest COVID-19 Reopening Rollback Yet: Live Updates

Business/Economy
- US Recovery Stalls As Pandemic 'Second Wave' Threatens To Unleash Double-Dip Recession
- Mission Accomplished? S&P 500 Goes Green For The Year
- Covid-19 Is Bankrupting American Companies at a Relentless Pace
- The Sinking Titanic's Great Pumps Finally Fail
- Monthly U.S. Budget Deficit Soared to Record $864 Billion in June
- ‘I Can’t Keep Doing This:’ Small-Business Owners Are Giving Up
- Elon Musk is now worth more than Warren Buffett as Tesla stock continues to break records
- Delta loses $7 billion in second quarter
- Wells CEO Is "Extremely Disappointed" With First Quarterly Loss Since 2008; Massive Dividend Cut
- It Starts: Mortgage Delinquencies Suddenly Soar At Record Pace
- Over 50 Million Americans Have Now Filed For First-Time Jobless Benefits Since Lockdowns Began
- Weekly jobless claims rise by more than 1 million for 17th straight week

Global
- Chinese Military Exercises Threaten To Invade Taiwan
- Worst China Stocks Selloff Since February Caps Brutal Reversal

Politics
- Kanye West Is Reportedly Pulling Out Of Presidential Race After Polling At Just 2% In National Survey

Schools
- Los Angeles and San Diego Schools to Go Online-Only in the Fall
- Atlanta, L.A., San Diego to keep schools closed

Local
- North Point Ministries suspends in-person services until 2021
- DeKalb Schools seems set for delayed start to school year

Crime/law enforcement
- Police RAID house of gun-toting St. Louis lawyer couple and confiscate the AR-15 brandished during confrontation with Black Lives Matter protesters outside their home

Sports
- Redskins to Drop Name, Yielding to Pressure From Sponsors and Activists

Money
- Coin Shortage Strikes Walmart, Customers Required To Pay With Card At Self-Checkout

Food
- There Are Already Nationwide Shortages Of Aluminum Cans, Soda, Flour, Canned Soup, Pasta, & Rice

Prepping
- Here’s What 75 Preppers Learned During the Lockdown

Sports
- Washington Redskins "Retire" Hurtful Name & Logo, Will Reveal New Name Later

Posted: 2020-07-18 08:20:12


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