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Hurricane Ida set to reach U.S. northern Gulf coast by late Sunday, NHC says

A Menu to Savor the Final Moments of Summer

A creamy corn soup, chicken with a peppery stew and a fresh take on peach Melba round out David Tanis’s late-season menu.

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European Economics Preview: Eurozone Flash Composite PMI Data Due

Flash Purchasing Managers’ survey results are due from the euro area on Monday, headlining a light day for the European economic news.

At 3.15 am ET, IHS Markit releases France flash PMI data for August. The composite output index is forecast to fall slightly to 56.5 from 56.6 in July.

At 3.30 am ET, Germany’s flash PMI data is due. Economists forecast the composite index to fall to 62.2 in August from 62.4 in the previous month.

At 4.00 am ET, IHS Markit publishes euro area flash composite output index. The flash composite index is expected to drop to 59.7 in August from 60.2 in July.

Half an hour later, UK IHS Markit/CIPS composite PMI data is due.

At 6.00 am ET, the Confederation of British Industry releases Industrial Trends survey data for August. The order book balance is expected to drop to 16 from 17 in July.

At 10.00 am ET, Eurozone flash consumer confidence survey results for August are due. The index is seen falling to -5.0 from -4.4 in the previous month.

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If you want to get $35,000 every year in retirement, you will need to save more than $1.1 million.

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Stephen B. Oates, Civil War Historian, Dies at 85

In a quartet of biographies, he explored how slavery and racial oppression could exist in a land based on the ideals of the Declaration of Independence.


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Margie Ghigo Overwhelmingly Reelected To SAG-AFTRA National Board By Arizona-Utah Local

Margie Ghigo has been reelected to SAG-AFTRA’s national board representing the Arizona-Utah Local, swamping her challenger Lela Hough by a vote of 201-27. Of the local’s 986 eligible members, 230 voted (23.33%).

Ghigo, who was endorsed by the union’s ruling Unite for Strength party, said in her campaign statement that “Serving as your National Board member, former National Vice President and local President has been an honor and commitment. I’ve lived and worked here since ’75 and believe our AZ-UT members are as active and professional as any across this country. I am eager to continue to keep us safe, protect our contracts, provide support for our members, and help secure work under Union contracts. Everyone is ready to get back to work and have more access to jobs. My experience, involvement, and desire to be part of the process is why I am asking for your confidence and vote.”

Hough, who was running as an independent candidate, did not post a campaign statement on the ballots, which were counted Friday.

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Ballots in the races for national president and secretary-treasurer, and for the local elections in Los Angeles and New York, will be counted on September 2.

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Hurricane Ida set to reach U.S. northern Gulf coast by late Sunday, NHC says

  • Hurricane Ida is expected to make landfall along the U.S. northern Gulf coast, within the hurricane warning area, by late Sunday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Saturday.
  • The center of Ida will move over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico on Saturday and over the north central Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, the agency said in its latest advisory.

Hurricane Ida is expected to make landfall along the U.S. northern Gulf coast, within the hurricane warning area, by late Sunday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Saturday.

The center of Ida will move over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico on Saturday and over the north central Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, the agency said in its latest advisory. "Ida is expected to be an extremely dangerous major hurricane when it approaches the northern Gulf coast on Sunday," it added.

By 2 a.m. ET, Ida was about 150 miles (240 km) off Cuba's Havana, packing maximum sustained winds of 80 mph (130 kph), the NHC said.