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Despite rock-bottom mortgage rates, homebuying stalled in April. It shows how the housing recovery has left many out in the cold

Despite rock-bottom mortgage rates, homebuying stalled in April. It shows how the housing recovery has left many out in the cold

1 minute ago   |   Business Insider

Despite rock-bottom mortgage rates, existing home sales fell in April - the 14th straight month of year-over-year declines. But the decline was confined to one half of the...
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Argentina's Economic Misery Could Bring Populism Back to the Country

5 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Argentina's turn away from populism and embrace of market forces has enraged people who have lost aid without producing a promised economic revival.
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China, Defiant but Careful, Promises Aggressive Response to Tariffs

5 minutes ago   |   NY Times

A longer or worsening trade war could hurt China's already bruised factories. Still, Beijing is signaling it is ready for a fight.
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U.S.-China Trade Talks Stumble on Beijing's Spending at Home

5 minutes ago   |   NY Times

As the trade war intensifies, Chinese subsidies for homegrown industries present a difficult obstacle to reaching a deal.
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Oil is nearing its biggest weekly loss this year as demand and trade-war woes combine in a 'recipe for disaster'

Oil is nearing its biggest weekly loss this year as demand and trade-war woes combine in a 'recipe for disaster'

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

After falling more than 5% on Thursday, oil is poised to register its biggest weekly loss this year. Rising American crude inventories, weak demand from refineries, and...
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Tesla just snapped a losing streak that wiped out nearly $7 billion in investor wealth. 5 striking stats put its plunge into perspective

Tesla just snapped a losing streak that wiped out nearly $7 billion in investor wealth. 5 striking stats put its plunge into perspective

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Tesla shares on Thursday snapped their longest losing streak in nine months. Nearly $7 billion in investor wealth was erased during the six-day skid. Markets Insider has...
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‘How Long Is Short-Term?' Pain of Tariffs Tests Farmers' Faith in Trump

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The trade dispute with China has cost growers their No. 1 buyer, but they say the president is on the right course.
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Texas lawmakers want answers over new Sandra Bland video

6 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

AUSTIN, Texas - Texas authorities are expected to face sharp questioning over why cellphone video Sandra Bland took during her confrontational 2015 traffic stop never publicly...
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Report: Gerald McCoy drawing interest from 10 teams, offers reaching $11 million a year

6 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

Being released in May hasn't seemingly limited the market for former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy. According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, McCoy...
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Schenectady Craig Street vision takes shape

7 hours ago   |   Times Union

SCHENECTADY- Picture a more vibrant Craig Street corridor with colorful art murals, plenty of more trash cans and trees as well as better lighting and sidewalks and dwellings...
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Theresa May announces her resignation as prime minister and Conservative leader

Theresa May announces her resignation as prime minister and Conservative leader

Theresa May has announced her resignation as prime minister and Conservative Party leader. May was forced to quit after her attempt to bring forward the legislation to enact... Read more ...

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia...

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation

President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr's probe into the origins of the Russia investigation... Read more ...

Brexit failure forces British Prime Minister Theresa May to announce resignation

Brexit failure forces British Prime Minister Theresa May to announce resignation

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her resignation, finally bowing to intense political pressure over the failure to deliver her signature policy - Britain's... Read more ...

White House Announces $16 Billion In Aid To Farmers Hurt By China Trade Dispute

White House Announces $16 Billion In Aid To Farmers Hurt By China Trade Dispute

The U.S. agricultural sector has been hit hard by the trade conflict with China. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says some of the aid money will be used to build markets... Read more ...

Theresa May Likely To Resign As U.K. Prime Minister Next Month, Reports Say

Theresa May Likely To Resign As U.K. Prime Minister Next Month, Reports Say

According to several U.K. media outlets, May is expected to say Friday that she will step down June 10, when a new contest to replace her will begin in her Conservative Party... Read more ...

Man says someone broke into his home and cleaned it

Man says someone broke into his home and cleaned it

The intruder scrubbed the shower and toilets and even left origami roses made from toilet paper, the homeowner said. Read more ...

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged with publishing classified info

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange charged with publishing classified info

The new charges go far beyond an initial indictment against Julian Assange made public last month that accused him of conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea... Read more ...

Kawhi Leonard pours in 35 as Raptors nip Bucks to take series lead

Kawhi Leonard pours in 35 as Raptors nip Bucks to take series lead

MILWAUKEE - Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points and the Raptors beat the Bucks 105-99 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals. Leonard showed no... Read more ...

Pakistan official: At least seven hurt in blast at Quetta mosque

Pakistan official: At least seven hurt in blast at Quetta mosque

QUETTA, Pakistan - A Pakistani police official says an explosion at a mosque in restive Baluchistan province's capital of Quetta wounded at least seven people. Abdful Razzak... Read more ...

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls

Senate passes bill cracking down on robocalls

The legislation would impose stiffer fines of as much as $10,000 per call on robocallers. Read more ...