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    Those expecting the housing market to adjust to last year's steep increase in mortgage rates and resume recovering from the mortgage crisis will have to wait longer for clarity.

  • EPA charged with destroying emails, texts to help Obama's reelection

    Conservative talker Mark Levin has sued the EPA, charging agency big shots are destroying or withholding emails that could show the agency delayed controversial regulations until after President Obama's reelection.

  • ISIS call for female genital mutilation in Iraq is a hoax

    News that members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria are demanding women undergo female genital mutilation is probably a hoax, according to multiple correspondents in the area.

  • Pope meets Sudanese woman sentenced to death

    ROME (AP) — Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant daughter born just weeks ago in prison. The Vatican characterized the visit with Meriam Ibrahim, 27,...

  • Israel swears in new president amid Gaza war

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's parliament has sworn in Reuven Rivlin as the country's new president, replacing Nobel Peace laureate Shimon Peres whose term ends as Israel is fighting a war against Hamas in Gaza. Rivlin's swear-in ceremony came amid a particularly deadly day in the conflict, which...

  • The surprising reason a House Republican rejected a Chamber of Commerce award

    It's not every day that a House Republican charges that the powerful U.S. Chamber of Commerce is "in the pocket of Communist China."

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    JERUSALEM (AP) — Amid Gaza war, Israel swears in new President Reuven Rivlin, replacing Shimon Peres.

  • IMF cuts US and global growth forecasts for 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund foresees the global economy expanding less than it had previously forecast, slowed by weaker growth in the United States, Russia and developing economies. The lending organization predicted Thursday that global growth will be 3.4 percent in...

  • Interior Secretary Sally Jewell hits Capitol Hill to drum up support for conservation program

    Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is making the rounds on Capitol Hill in hopes of swaying lawmakers to fully fund and permanently reauthorize a 50-year-old conservation program that expires next year.

  • Union Pacific 2Q profit chugs ahead 17 percent

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific Corp. said Thursday that its quarterly profit climbed 17 percent as the railroad hauled 8 percent more freight and raised shipping rates. The Omaha, Nebraska-based company said it hauled more agricultural, automotive, intermodal, industrial and coal shipments....

  • Official: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed'

    ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali, officials said. France's foreign minister said no wreckage had been found, but that the plane "probably crashed." Air navigation...

  • Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.13 pct.

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates were stable to slightly higher this week, remaining near their lows for the year. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan was 4.13 percent, unchanged from last week. The average for the...

  • US new-home sales plummet in June

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes plunged in June, a sign that real estate continues to be a weak spot in the economy. New home sales fell 8.1 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 406,000, the Commerce Department said Thursday. The report also revised down the...

  • Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday following turmoil in government. Yatsenyuk made the announcement from the dais of Parliament after two parties said they would pull out of the governing coalition. "I am announcing my...

  • Planes with Malaysia Airlines bodies leave Ukraine

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster departed for the Netherlands Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the crash scene which has been controlled by pro-Russian...



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