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Is There Going to Be a Fourth Stimulus Check?

Is There Going to Be a Fourth Stimulus Check?

Since the third and final stimulus checks were mailed out near the start of this year, there have been repeated calls from some for Congress to authorize more direct assistance to US citizens. Many people have noted that the US isn’t in a much better place, economically, than it was …

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Amazon to Launch First Line of Branded Fire TVs

Amazon to Launch First Line of Branded Fire TVs

Amazon has branched out into yet another aspect of home entertainment media with the release of their own line of Fire TVs. This isn’t a new space for Amazon, though: the company has ventured into the home media space before, both with their Echo line of smart speakers and with …

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Amazon to Open Physical Department Stores to Expand Brand

Amazon to Open Physical Department Stores to Expand Brand

In a somewhat ironic turn, the once online-only Amazon is bringing its wares to physical retail locations, per new rumors. The Wall Street Journal reports that many anonymous sources close to the company have knowledge of plans to open Amazon-branded department stores in California and Ohio. The large stores will …

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Massive Earthquake off Coast of Alaska Stokes Tsunami Fears

Massive Earthquake off Coast of Alaska Stokes Tsunami Fears

An enormous 8.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska Wednesday night, stoking fears of a tsunami at surrounding shores. The tsunami watch affected numerous US states and swept as far south as Hawaii. Thankfully, there appears to have been no landfall of a tsunami, and little damage was reported …

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Unprecedented European Flooding Claims Dozens of Lives

Unprecedented European Flooding Claims Dozens of Lives

Freak flooding from torrential rainfall in Europe has claimed dozens of lives in Western Europe. Seventy people in Germany are missing Thursday as rain continues to flood low-lying areas. At least 46 lives were lost due to the unprecedented flooding; authorities claim it is the worst seen in the region …

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Tropical Storm Elsa Forms Over Atlantic, Headed for Florida

Tropical Storm Elsa Forms Over Atlantic, Headed for Florida

Hurricane season means it’s time for the East Coast to once again batten down the hatches. Last year’s hurricane season was unprecedented, causing widespread destruction and costing states billions of dollars. Now, the 2021 season is on track to cause havoc all its own. Before the most recent storm can …

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