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by | December 02, 2016 | 00:35

The 20-city price index increased 5.1 per cent year-on-year in September, the same as in August and just slightly below analyst expectations. This chart shows that average home prices in the 10- and 20-city composite indexes that S&P created are back to the highest levels since the housing bust.

by | December 02, 2016 | 00:35

More than half of total Fiesta sales are already made up of its now top variant, the Titanium. The 2017 Ford Fiesta was revealed yesterday, and we now know that there are to be four variants, two that are already well known within the Ford lineup, the Titanium and ST-Line, and the other two are new, which are the Active and Vignale.

by | December 02, 2016 | 00:31

Kate Goodchild, 32, died alongside brother Luke Dorsett, 35, his partner, Roozbeh Araghi, 38, and Cindy Low, 42. "Dreamworld's other rides will progressively open as they are signed off as part of the safety review process", company secretary Alan Shedden said.

by | December 02, 2016 | 00:17

Fannie and Freddie bundle those loans into marketable debt securities, highly prized by global investors because they enjoy an effective guarantee against default from the USA government. Their current bailout agreements require that they send almost all of their profits to the Treasury, while winding down their capital to zero dollars by 2018.

by | December 01, 2016 | 04:35

Three California assisted living residents have died after apparently contracting cases of foodborne illness at a Thanksgiving event, according to public health officials. "They had pies. So it's a pretty traditional type of meal for Thanksgiving". "We've not received reports from any other health care facilities related to this incident", Mcnitt stated.

by | December 01, 2016 | 04:32

Morgan Stanley said on Monday that "cancelling a meeting with non-Opec producers highlights the disagreements that remain within Opec, but we still see at least a paper deal headline agreement as the most likely outcome". Further reinforcing the notion that Saudi Arabia is no longer a devout proponent of the cut, Al-Falih, just last week, bowed out of a meeting with non-OPEC producers, including heavyweight Russian Federation, which was supposed to take place on Monday, just two days before ...

by | December 01, 2016 | 04:31

What's more, pre-holiday season research suggested that consumers were not willing to pay full price for products any more and would clench their pocketbooks if deals weren't up to par. And Target offered an extra 15 percent on Sunday and Monday - both online and in stores. According to comScore, ecommerce sales urged 17% year over year on Thanksgiving and 19% on Black Friday.

by | December 01, 2016 | 04:30

Breitbart editor-in-chief Alex Marlow wrote on Wednesday that "For Kellogg's , an American brand, to blacklist Breitbart News in order to placate left-wing totalitarians is a disgraceful act of cowardice". Last week, ad-tech company AppNexus also shut down Breitbart's access to its advertising marketplace after an audit revealed that "there were enough articles and headlines that cross the line, either coded or overt language".

by | December 01, 2016 | 04:26

Several research firms recently commented on HD. Fairpointe Capital LLC increased its stake in Office Depot by 53.4% in the second quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 86,279,401 shares of the home improvement retailer's stock worth $11,017,017,000 after buying an additional 332,206 shares in the last quarter.

by | December 01, 2016 | 04:24

Once you pick a child or two, you will see a list of things the he or she needs and wants for Christmas. Since she began, she has noticed a significant decline in the number of families applying for help. "The band was no longer playing for many, many, years, and just as of the last couple of years we have brought the band back to playing during the downtown celebration".

by | November 30, 2016 | 17:35

Carr refused to tip his hand on when cabinet will announce decisions on two Enbridge pipeline bids - the stalled Northern Gateway project across northern B.C.to Kitimat and the replacement and expansion of the Line 3 line from Alberta through southern Saskatchewan and Manitoba into USA markets.

by | November 30, 2016 | 17:37

The popular area was crowded because of the Thanksgiving holiday and Bayou Classic football game in the Superdome between Southern and Grambling universities, Fox 8 reported . "It's sad, it shouldn't have happened.it's like for somebody to come from Baton Rouge to lose their life like this, it's no cause for it", Timothy Boudreaux, of New Orleans , said.

by | November 30, 2016 | 17:32

Philip Morris International put on sale in London a smokeless cigarette which it claims generates a fraction of the harmful chemicals produced by normal cigarettes. Anti-smoking groups urgently called for more independent evidence into the IQOS technology but said it could lead to a "big improvement" in public health.

by | November 29, 2016 | 05:28

Awards: " Artist of the Year " went to Ariana Grande, "Best New Artist" went to Zayn , "Best Pop Album", went to Justin Bieber's " Purpose ", and "Best Pop Song" went to Justin Bieber too, for " Love Yourself ". His sister, Tyka Nelson, who noted that her brother had the courage to be different, accepted the award on his behalf. Sting also impressed, who performed "Message In a Bottle", "Every Breathe You Take" and his new single, "I Can't Stop Thinking About You".

by | November 28, 2016 | 09:59

Germany's biggest airline has had to ground almost 2,800 flights affecting more than 350,000 passengers since the strike began on November 23. "We have to talk", Bettina Volkens, Lufthansa's board member in charge of human resources, told Bild am Sonntag .

by | November 27, 2016 | 09:04

Romney, and those urging the selection of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani . While the rest of the country warded off tryptophan-induced paralysis over Thanksgiving weekend, Trump insiders sniped at Romney and promoted rivals. Conway said she had received a "deluge" of concern from people who questioned the loyalty of Romney, a former MA governor who assailed Trump as a "phony" during the presidential campaign.

by | November 27, 2016 | 09:08

It's not exactly the most promising start between two allies with a "special relationship" after Downing Street on Tuesday slapped down a recommendation from U.S. Foreign leaders typically have no input in whom other countries select to serve as ambassadors . Britain is drawing up plans to invite Mr Trump for an official state visit next year.

by | November 27, 2016 | 09:03

In a statement, Migrante International maintained that Marcos is not a hero. He has said that past presidents opposed to the burial should have taken steps to legally prevent it, for example by passing legislation. Family fortunes further improved with the election of Roderigo Duterte, who vowed to approve reburial during his Presidential campaign, "Not because he was a hero", Duterte said, "but because he was a Filipino soldier".

by | November 27, 2016 | 08:52

CAIR-LA says the letter was addressed to "the children of Satan", and went on to described Muslims as "vile and filthy people". The letter, which circled this past Wednesday, was sent anonymously, signed only by someone who claimed to represent "Americans for a Better Way".

by | November 26, 2016 | 16:44

FRANKFURT , Nov 24 A walkout by Lufthansa pilots that has led to nearly 2,000 flight cancellations has cost the German airline about 20 million euros ($21 million) over two days and weighed on its mid-term bookings, a board member said on Thursday.

by | November 26, 2016 | 16:44

Government data Wednesday is forecast to show supplies rose by 1 million barrels. United States crude inventories rose by 5.3 million barrels in the week to November 11, well above forecasts of an increase of 1.5 million barrels, data from the U.S.

by | November 25, 2016 | 02:22

Major brands like Nike , Apple , Patagonia , ASOS and Seafolly are promising some decent deals for Australian consumers. The online retailer started its big push in 2010, and Black Friday has actually gained some serious traction in France and the United Kingdom during the past decade.

by | November 25, 2016 | 02:11

The 43.5 million travelers on the road will be the most since 2005 and more than 800,000 more than past year. Gas prices are holding at close to $2 per gallon, the second-cheapest in almost a decade, according to AAA. Daily vehicle rental rates will average $52, about 13 percent lower than last Thanksgiving. Pennsylvania State Police at Wyoming announced Monday that patrols on area roads and highways will increase over the Thanksgiving holiday period from Wednesday to Sunday.

by | November 24, 2016 | 11:42

Noting that the worldwide community had expressed moral outrage at the military operations in Syria, Earnest said "the question really is what can the global community do - lead by the United States - to try to bring that violence down, and try to make sure that innocent people are not caught in the crossfire".

by | November 24, 2016 | 11:41

The six-day-old deadlock in the Rajya Sabha ended today as Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to the House with Leader of the House Arun Jaitley and Leader of the Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad deciding to resume the debate on demonetisation. Taking on RBI for every day modification of rules, Singh said, "It is not good that every day the banking system comes out with modification". He asked the Prime Minister to come out with constructive, pragmatic and practical measures to provide relief to ...

by | November 24, 2016 | 11:41

More than 93 per cent of the five lakh people who participated in a survey on Narendra Modi App have supported demonetisation, the PMO said on Wednesday (Nov 23), a day after the Prime Minister sought public feedback on the issue. "The Prime Minister first tried to bring back black money from foreign countries, now he is trying to unearth black money from within country", added Naidu.

by | November 24, 2016 | 11:28

In July, it brought an end to the long-running industrial dispute with cabin crew through a deal on pay and working conditions, including a no-strike agreement and job guarantees until 2021. The company canceled 876 of the Lufthansa group's planned 3,000 flights on Wednesday and said that around 100,000 passengers were affected. Other Lufthansa group airlines such as Eurowings, Swiss and Austrian Airlines aren't affected by the walkout.

by | November 23, 2016 | 10:27

Oil has retreated since reaching a 2016 high last month near US$52 a barrel amid scepticism about the ability of Opec to implement a deal at a meeting on November 30. US oil prices rose on Tuesday to move away from a almost two-month low struck the day before, pushed higher by expectations of falling shale output and renewed optimism that OPEC will deliver on touted production cuts.

by | November 22, 2016 | 18:52

The original card was never put up for sale or found in the Pokémon Trading Card Game. Barry Sandoval, the director of operations for comics at Heritage Auctions, said: 'The Pikachu Illustrator Card was given in January of 1998 to winners of the CoroCoro Comic Illustration Contest.

by | November 20, 2016 | 19:23

Crews are working to decrease intensity of the fires by lighting their own smaller blazes near the perimeters of containment areas. Cathy Anderson of Cathy Anderson Photography posted the timelapse Sunday on YouTube . The smoke is hiding the sun in town, but out at the fire's edge, it appears blood red. Embers into that deep layer can smolder for days. At noon Wednesday, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture said there were 67 active wildfires in the state that have burned more than ...