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home buying
November 28, 2018 - 5:54 pm
A new report on the housing market claims 2019 is expected to be a particularly difficult year for buyers and sellers.
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Jerome "Jay" Powell
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November 28, 2018 - 5:21 pm
U.S. stocks rocketed to their biggest gain in eight months Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hinted that the Fed might not raise interest rates much further.
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Bob Menendez
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November 28, 2018 - 2:33 pm
Senators are expressing disappointment that officials from the intelligence community were not present at a closed-door briefing over the U.S. response to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Donald Trump
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November 28, 2018 - 10:12 am
With a partial government shutdown possible on Dec. 7, President Donald Trump has met with Republican leaders to hash out a spending plan that includes money for Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico.
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November 28, 2018 - 7:21 am
Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith returns to Washington as a solidly loyal Trump supporter after the president stumped for her in what was a divisive runoff marked by racial turmoil over a video-recorded remark Hyde-Smith made decried as racist.
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In this Nov. 20, 2018, photo, former New York Giants linebacker Harry Carson discusses a sports bet he had just placed on the New York Yankees to win the 2019 World Series at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. Numerous U.S. states are considering joining the seven states that currently offer legal sports betting. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
November 27, 2018 - 4:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Numerous U.S. states are considering jumping on the legal sports betting bandwagon, even as they struggle with the details of regulating it. How much to tax it, and how to regulate mobile betting on phones are emerging as thorny issues for states. So far, seven states offer legal...
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Walter Reed Medical Center
Sipa USA
November 27, 2018 - 3:36 pm
There are reports of a possible active shooter at Walter Reed Medical center in Bethesda, Maryland.
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This photo posed for the photographer on Tuesday Nov. 27, 2018 and made available by the House of Commons shows the International Grand Committee with representation from 9 Parliaments and Mark Zuckerberg in non-attendance. Lawmakers from nine countries grilled Facebook executive, Richard Allan, on Tuesday as part of an international hearing at Britain's parliament on disinformation and "fake news." Facebook's vice president for policy solutions, answered questions in place of his boss, CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who ignored repeated requests to appear. (Gabriel Sainhas/House of Commons via AP)
November 27, 2018 - 2:56 pm
Lawmakers from Canada, Ireland, Brazil, Argentina, Singapore, Belgium, France and Latvia joined their British counterparts at the parliamentary select committee hearing — the first such cross-border event in London since 1933.
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Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman
Xinhua/Alejandro Ayala
November 27, 2018 - 1:50 pm
Prosecutors asked a judge on Tuesday to sanction the defense team for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman for facilitating "unauthorized" contact between the Mexican drug lord and his wife during his federal trial in Brooklyn.
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In this Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, photo provided by the Indianapolis Fire Department, a mother, left, and her two daughters stand on top of their SUV after it slid from an icy bridge into the frigid water of a retention pond before fire department personnel rescued them in Indianapolis. A 4-year-old boy in the vehicle was rescued earlier by a passer-by. (Rita Reith/Indianapolis Fire Department via AP)
November 27, 2018 - 1:45 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say a passer-by rescued a 4-year-old boy from a retention pond in Indianapolis after his family's SUV apparently slid from an icy bridge into the frigid water. The vehicle was one of two that drove into the pond Monday evening. Roads were icy after a wintry Midwest...
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