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Mediator: Bannon Ready for #War With a Long List of Targets
Calling himself “Bannon the Barbarian,” the president’s former strategy adviser says he’s ready to “crush” his foes inside and outside the White House.... More >>

Crowded TV Marketplace Gets Ready for Three Tech Giants
The arrival of Apple, Facebook and Google means that the hypercompetitive world of scripted TV is going to become even more ferocious.... More >>

They’re Trying to Sue a White Supremacist. First He Must Be Found.
Andrew Anglin, founder of the neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer, is accused of online harassment in a lawsuit. Serving him papers has been a daunting task.... More >>

A 2:15 Alarm, 2 Trains and a Bus Get Her to Work by 7 A.M.
Like many in the housing-starved San Francisco region, Sheila James has moved far inland, gaining affordable space at the price of a brutal commute.... More >>

Lender to Foreign Students Raises $40 Million in Financing
The lender, Prodigy Finance, said Monday that it had also secured a $200 million credit line from an undisclosed bank.... More >>

Tarnished by Charlottesville, Tiki Torch Company Tries to Move On
Lamplight Farms, whose Tiki torches were used by white nationalist protesters, said “We do not support their message or the use of our products in this way.”... More >>

Steven Mnuchin Defends Trump’s Reaction to Charlottesville Violence
The statement from the Treasury secretary, who is Jewish, was perhaps the most vociferous defense of the president from within his administration.... More >>

What Happens to Solar Power in an Eclipse? We’ll Find Out Monday
Grid operators will scramble when solar panels go dark — a rare trial run for a future in which the nation will be more reliant on renewable energy.... More >>

The Benefits of Standing by the President
Stephen Schwarzman of Blackstone is among President Trump’s most reliable Wall Street allies. His Washington profile helped nail a big deal in Saudi Arabia.... More >>

The Week Ahead: Whole Foods Voting on Amazon Takeover, and Pending Verdict in Samsung Case
Shareholders are expected to approve a $13.4 billion bid. At a conference in Wyoming, neither Janet Yellen, the Fed chairwoman, nor Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, is expected to address policy.... More >>

More Charities Cancel Fund-Raisers at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club
An expanding number of organizations that had planned to hold galas at the president’s Florida resort are deciding to raise money elsewhere.... More >>

The Red Cap Aside, Trump Souvenirs Are a Hard Sell
The president’s brand is no winner in Washington gift shops. But first ladies do better anyway. “They don’t make public policy, and they’re easier to like.”... More >>

Treasury Auctions Set for the Week of Aug. 21
The following tax-exempt fixed-income issues are scheduled for pricing this week.... More >>

Silicon Valley Flocks to Foiling, Racing Above the Bay’s Waves
Using technology developed for high-end boats, San Francisco Bay craftsmen and technologists have become pioneers in the sport.... More >>

‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ is No. 1, as ‘Logan Lucky’ Disappoints
With “Logan Lucky,” Steven Soderbergh set out to prove that studios are too stuck in their marketing ways. His experiment fizzled, but he vowed to try again.... More >>

Quiet Epidemic of Suicide Claims France’s Farmers
Isolation, physically demanding work and financial pressures are pushing farmers to despair, even as the authorities and associations try to help.... More >>

Wreckage of U.S.S. Indianapolis, Lost for 72 Years, Is Found in the Pacific
A search team led by Paul G. Allen, a founder of Microsoft, found the Navy cruiser, whose sinking is among the worst disasters in American naval history.... More >>

Editor, John C. DePrez Jr.; Executive Editor, Carol Rogers; Publishers: IBRC and IAR

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