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  • newLuxury listing: Hamptons home with condo amenities
    This charming home in the Hamptons' Sag Harbor will enable anyone to fully relax, with a heated pool, sauna and extra amenities from neighboring Watchgate condos -- including access to its newly renovated clubhouse, which sits in a 135-year-old facto…
    - 2 hours ago 2 May 16, 7:00pm -
  • newHousing rebounds in Minneapolis-St. Paul, but unevenly
    Low inventory. Rising prices. Bidding wars. Frustrated buyers. These are the hallmarks of the current housing market in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. In the Twin Cities sales are climbing, prices are rising, but inventory is short, exp…
    - 4 hours ago 2 May 16, 5:00pm -
  • newZillow’s Retsly Connect: The upshot for agents and brokers
    Last week, Zillow announced Retsly Connect, which gives real estate agents access to a wide array of MLS management tools. Russ Cofano, Bob Hale and Victor Lund weigh in on how Retsly Connect could influence the real estate industry ...
    - 4 hours ago 2 May 16, 4:59pm -
  • newHome prices in New York state hit new peak in February, report says
    Black Knight Financial Services recently released its February 2016 residential real estate transactions report, the Home Price Index (HPI). The report found that home prices in February were up 5.3 percent on an annual basis and increased 0.7 since…
    - 5 hours ago 2 May 16, 4:45pm -
  • newBuyer’s agent: What does that even mean?
    There I was on Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. I met the seller, Blare, who was in the driveway putting the last touches on his house. He and his wife Mari worked so hard in conjunction with us to convert their house and their guest house into somethi…
    - 5 hours ago 2 May 16, 4:45pm -
  • newBoomerang buyers on the move?
    The U.S. Census Bureau released its homeownership and vacancy rate data for the first quarter of 2016. While homeownership remains relatively stagnant, Gen Xers may be re-entering the market at a higher pace in their recovery from the housing bust.…
    - 5 hours ago 2 May 16, 4:38pm -
  • newHow much income do NYC renters spend on housing?
    New York City rents are astronomically high. And for most, the rent is unaffordable to the point where it is eating up the vast majority of take-home pay, says the Global Cities Business Alliance Housing for Inclusive Cities report. For the average…
    - 5 hours ago 2 May 16, 3:54pm -
  • newSan Francisco in a week: April 25 – April 29
    This week's San Francisco news relating to the real estate industry ...
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  • newLos Angeles in a week: April 25 – April 29
    This week's Los Angeles news relating to the real estate industry ...
    - 6 hours ago 2 May 16, 3:00pm -
  • newMiami in a week: April 25 – April 29
    This week's Miami-Dade news relating to the real estate industry. ...
    - 10 hours ago 2 May 16, 11:00am -
  • newChicago in a week: April 25 – April 29
    This week's Chicagoland news relating to the real estate industry ...
    - 10 hours ago 2 May 16, 11:00am -
  • newHouston in a week: April 25 – April 29
    This week's Houston news relating to the real estate industry ...
    - 10 hours ago 2 May 16, 11:00am -
  • new4 memorable ways to get referrals from past clients
    People who are looking to make a significant life change by purchasing a home will seek the advice of friends and family. If someone is referred to you, he or she will already trust in you because his or her friend or family member did. So how do you…
    - 11 hours ago 2 May 16, 10:00am -
  • newAre Chicago millennials really able to afford homeownership?
    Apartment List recently conducted a survey of more than 30,000 renters across the United States, asking questions about their plans for homeownership, affordability, and savings for a down payment.Our research indicates that the vast majority of mi…
    - 12 hours ago 2 May 16, 9:00am -
  • newVideo: 6,000 Instagram followers in 10 months, agent tells all
    Thanks to consistent, authentic Instagram posts and one key video, Sarah Johnston has built her Instagram following to over 6,000 in just 10 months. And she's having her best sales year in spite of a major down market in Calgary. In our latest episod…
    - 12 hours ago 2 May 16, 9:00am -
  • newWill smart home monitoring jeopardize showing privacy?
    It's been industry practice, although one not always adhered to, for buyer agents to provide feedback on a listing after touring it with an interested buyer. Smart home monitoring devices may creep into ethics violations if used to secretly glean kno…
    - 13 hours ago 2 May 16, 8:45am -
  • newThe basics of SEO for real estate agents
    Josh Brown of Can I Rank, joins Gayle Weiswasser of Homesnap to break down the basics of SEO for real estate agents and why it's important ...
    - 13 hours ago 2 May 16, 8:00am -
  • newHow to prep buyers in high-flood-risk zones
    The torrential downpour Houston saw last week left the fourth-largest city in America with billions of dollars in damages. The resulting floods claimed the lives of eight human beings, and an unknown or otherwise unreported number of pets and animals…
    - 13 hours ago 2 May 16, 8:00am -

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    • RX_1605 Lennox Products
      Create a Comfortable Home with Lennox® At Lennox, we make people feel comfortable in their homes. We make the air cooler, warmer, dryer, cleaner and better, with innovative systems that are exceptionally quiet and energy efficient. …
      - 10 days ago 22 Apr 16, 6:48pm -
    • RX_1605 InSinkErator Kitchen Innovation
      Kitchen Innovation Innovative technologies make InSinkErator® disposers and water products the most popular worldwide. Not only are InSinkErator® disposers made in the USA, but InSinkErator® is the choice of 9 of 10 plumbing profess…
      - 11 days ago 21 Apr 16, 9:40pm -
    • RX_1605 Purple Paint Colors
      Purple Paint Colors Explore the splendor of this shade from vibrant violet to pale lavender.
      - 13 days ago 19 Apr 16, 9:24pm -
    • RX_1605 Washington, D.C. White Kitchen Makeover
      Bright White and Airy Kitchen Remodel An avid entertainer turns a dated Washington, D.C., kitchen into a happy place fit for hosting friends (including the four-legged kind).
      - 18 days ago 14 Apr 16, 9:15pm -
    • RX_1604 Graduation Gifts
      Affordable Gifts for Grads Graduation season is upon us. Whether they are graduating from high school, college, or graduate school, congratulate them with the perfect gift for their next phase of life.
      - 20 days ago 12 Apr 16, 8:34pm -
    • RX_Crepe Murder 2016
      Crepe Murder 2016 It's our Grumpy Gardener's biggest pet peeve: crepe murder. So, every year, he asks readers to send in the most offensive examples they can find. From all over the South, here they are: the winners of Crepe Murder 201…
      - 25 days ago 7 Apr 16, 8:16pm -
    • RX_1604 Behind-the-Scenes Container Gardening
      Behind-the-Scenes Container Gardening Producing our container gardening stories can be a dirty endeavor! See our Grumpy Gardener, Steve Bender, in action and learn what designers behind some of our prettiest containers think about gard…
      - 25 days ago 7 Apr 16, 4:12pm -
    • RX_1604 Ways with Shiplap
      15 Ways with Shiplap When it comes to adding cottage appeal to a home, few elements hold a candle to the power of shiplap. Beloved for its rustic charm and natural look, shiplap is a classic no matter whether it’s painted, stained, o…
      - 28 days ago 4 Apr 16, 9:31pm -
    • RX_1603 B Floral Try A Unique Arrangement For Mother's Day
      Try A Unique Arrangement For Mother's Day Follow these tips from B Floral for a fun and out-of-the-box Mother's Day arrangement. Mother's Day
      - 34 days ago 29 Mar 16, 5:01pm -
    • RX_A Backyard for the Ages
      Yard with a Veggie Bed, Chicken Coop, and Fire Pit? You Bet. No longer an overgrown mess to avoid, Doug Scott's Atlanta yard now beckons his family to explore, play, and enjoy the outdoors
      - 39 days ago 24 Mar 16, 8:16pm -

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      Wall Street Journal

      • Japan's 'Haunted' Houses Mapped
        Wherever houses are haunted by misfortune, Teru Oshima wants to hear about it. He built one of Japan’s most popular real-estate websites by mapping properties with histories of ghastly events.
        - 28 Nov 14, 7:35am -
      • Simon, With Klépierre Deal, Expands Reach in Europe
        David Simon's plan to build a retail real-estate empire in Europe similar to the one his family built in the U.S. took a big step with the planned merger between France's Klépierre and Dutch rival Corio.
        - 27 Aug 14, 6:32am -
      • Bedrooms Are Replacing Cubicles
        Rents for residential units are rising amid sluggish demand for office space, flipping the traditional economic relationship between residential and commercial real estate.
        - 16 May 14, 9:12pm -
      • China Central Bank to Step Up Monitoring of Loan Default Risks
        China's central bank said it would strengthen its monitoring of default risk from loans to the property sector, local government financing companies and industries struggling with overcapacity.
        - 7 May 14, 4:12am -
      • Blackstone Seeks to Sell La Quinta
        Blackstone Group is preparing to sell its La Quinta hotel chain, valuing the limited-service hotel operator at about $4.5 billion, including debt.
        - 21 Sep 13, 2:59pm -
      • Park Slope Mansion: Never a House Divided
        A Montessori school that made its home in a 50-foot-wide stone palace since 1970 has closed, making way for what could be the most expensive private mansion ever sold, not only in Park Slope but in all of Brooklyn.
        - 14 Nov 12, 2:43am -
      • In Marine Park, Lending a Hand Is Routine
        Marine Park, a solidly middle-class enclave of attached and detached single-family homes, is the kind of place where neighbors check in on neighbors, some of whom have known each other's families for generations.
        - 3 Nov 12, 4:14am -
      • Remsen Street Townhouse Uses New Stoop to Conquer
        For homeowners Stephen Olsen and Cristina Delgado, the history of 42 Remsen St. in Brooklyn Heights has been like a picture puzzle that they have tried to piece together over time.
        - 18 Oct 12, 5:52pm -
      • Cape Cod Estate of Former Toy Executive Hits the Auction Block
        A Cape Cod estate previously listed for $12.5 million hits the auction block; in Dallas, a Mount Vernon replica formerly owned by oil tycoon H.L. Hunt lists for $24.9 million; a large Texas ranch formerly asking $44 million goes up for auction.
        - 15 Oct 12, 3:47pm -
      • Silicon Valley Versailles
        This French-château-style house, with a marble entrance, two greenhouses and a gold-leaf ceiling in the ballroom, sits in California's high-tech capital.
        - 28 Sep 12, 4:26am -
      • Italian Villa-Style Home in Los Angeles Lists For $30 Million
        An Italian villa-style home in Los Angeles lists for $30 million; a Nevada ranch goes on the market for $29.6 million; a Sydney waterfront estate asks $57.4 million.
        - 28 Sep 12, 3:30am -
      • Sticking Out in St. Croix
        This V-shaped, roughly 6,500-square-foot home in the U.S. Virgin Islands is just a stone's throw from the beach.
        - 25 Sep 12, 2:45am -
      • Chelsea Townhouse
        This four-bedroom, six-story house with elevator is one of three newly-built family-sized townhouses on a quiet residential street in London's Chelsea neighborhood.
        - 24 Sep 12, 2:24pm -
      • A Mansion Revived in Westchester
        Built in the early 1900s, this 21,000-square-foot estate in Westchester County was painstakingly renovated to both restore and revive the original spirit of the home.
        - 24 Sep 12, 1:45pm -
      • Beachfront in China's Hawaii
        This contemporary home with views of the South China Sea is located on Hainan Island, which local residents call China's Hawaii.
        - 24 Sep 12, 4:16am -
      • 'Real Housewives' Cast Members List Home for $26 Million
        "Real Housewives" cast members list their Beverly Hills home for $26 million; an East Hampton home goes on the market for $25 million; late philanthropists' home in San Francisco goes into contract.
        - 21 Sep 12, 6:16pm -
      • A Private Sydney Harbor
        This property is owned by one of Australia's leading philanthropists. It includes a boat pen for a 100-foot-long vessel, three slipways and a fully equipped workshop with 1,055-gallon diesel and gas tanks for refueling boats.
        - 21 Sep 12, 4:40am -
      • Pulling Out All the Stops in Washington
        A 17,000-square-foot home on the Puget Sound was custom built to house a 1920s-era theater organ with more than 3,000 pipes.
        - 21 Sep 12, 1:51am -
      • Miami Home Raises Its Asking Price
        A Miami home raises its asking price by 28% to $40 million; a Montana ranch owned by Brock Candy heir asks $9.5 million; actress Marsha Mason asks more for a New Mexico farm.
        - 20 Sep 12, 6:43pm -
      • Stockholm Living History
        Located in Old Town, this 1,260-square-foot apartment is in a 17th-century house with medieval foundations.
        - 20 Sep 12, 6:43pm -

      Dave Ramsey

      • Investment Calculator
        Find out when you'll become a millionaire! See how much your investment will be worth in the coming years. Use Dave's Investment Calculator!
        - 29 days ago 4 Apr 16, 6:04am -
      • Grow A Generation That Gives
        We know it's key for couples to talk about—and agree on—money. But what about the kids? Read More.
        - 21 Oct 14, 6:10am -
      • 4 Tips for Getting Out of Debt
        Nothing that's worthwhile is easy. That's why getting out of debt will take a lot of time and effort. But guess what? It's completely worth it.
        - 15 May 14, 6:05am -
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        - 17 Mar 14, 6:03am -
      • The Importance of Declaring Taxes
        In the United States, every April 15 serves as the deadline for filing last year's income. In other words, you're saying to the government, "I earned this much last year."
        - 7 Mar 14, 6:03am -
      • Reclaim the Meaning of Stewardship
        When most people hear the word "stewardship," they grab a wallet or purse, either to open it or to get a firmer grip. How do we begin to reclaim a word that's so widely misunderstood? Read More.
        - 27 Nov 13, 6:11am -
      • 5 Steps to a Successful Stewardship Ministry
        What does it take to develop and maintain a successful stewardship ministry? Read More.
        - 26 Nov 13, 6:11am -
      • A Call to Stewardship
        The solution is to teach true, biblical stewardship—to change not just people's behavior but also their hearts through the power of Scripture. Read More.
        - 25 Nov 13, 6:11am -
      • Never Losing Focus
        When EntreLeaders Erik Regan and Bill Kenney decided to open Focus Lab in Savannah, Georgia, they made a vow their company would never be ordinary. Today, just three years later, the pair can say business at their web development, branding and design…
        - 5 Sep 13, 6:09am -
      • Coach's Corner
        There is something compelling about John Felkins, our Director of EntreLeadership Coaching and Community. He truly loves helping small business owners and leaders succeed. And he works with many of them every day, both in person and online.
        - 19 Aug 13, 6:08am -
      • If I Had Known Then...
        We recently asked EntreLeadership Master Series alumni this question: If you had to do it all over again, what would you change? Here's their advice to you.
        - 26 Jul 13, 6:07am -
      • 15 Leadership Lessons From Nelson Mandela
        Last week, former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Nelson Mandela celebrated his 95th birthday. To celebrate his legacy to the world, we're listing some of our favorite Mandela quotes on leadership and courage.
        - 23 Jul 13, 6:07am -
      • Meet the EntreLeadership Podcast's New Host
        Last month, Dave introduced our EntreLeadership Podcast listeners to the show's new host, Chris Hogan. We would like to do the same for our newsletter readers by sharing a bit more information about one of our favorite team members.
        - 10 Jul 13, 6:07am -
      • How to Become a Legend
        This patriot was much more than the guy who warned everyone the British were coming. Revere was a crazy good business man. In fact, one of his companies—Revere Copper Products—still exists today. So how was he able to succeed against all odds?
        - 2 Jul 13, 6:07am -
      • The Balancing Act
        As a small business owner, is your company your biggest passion, making it really tempting to work nearly around the clock and let everything else in your life slide? If you answered yes, you're not alone. Trying to maintain a work-life balance can b…
        - 24 Jun 13, 6:06am -
      • EntreLeader Spotlight: Josie Lightfoot
        Josie Lightfoot is the founder and CEO of New Dimensions Home Healthcare Plus in Texas. Find out how this dynamic EntreLeader fights tough times, keeps her competitive edge and inspires others.
        - 6 Jun 13, 6:06am -
      • Tax Tip: Social Security and the Option to Opt Out
        Fortunately, as a pastor, you are in a unique situation to avoid the pitfall known as Social Security altogether if you have a conscientious objection to participating in this government benefits plan. This is where things get a little tricky. Read b…
        - 5 Jun 13, 6:06am -
      • The Cream of the Crop
        It's no secret that independent drug stores across the country are closing every day. But in Beaver Dam, Kentucky, Rice's Pharmacy is not just prospering—it's attracting team members from thousands of miles away to this small town of just 3,000. So…
        - 30 May 13, 6:05am -
      • 6 Ways to Build a Company That Cares
        How do you create this kind of culture, especially if you've already been in business for a number of years and have gone down the traditional business-as-usual route? Here are some ideas.
        - 2 Apr 13, 6:04am -
      • EntreLeader Spotlight: Joel Denny
        "Persistence pays off. Sometimes we have to make ourselves do things we're not comfortable doing to overcome an obstacle," said EntreLeader Joel Denny. He shares more of his leadership advice from the trenches.
        - 29 Mar 13, 6:03am -

      The Economist

      • Special Relationship, Episode 1
        This election cycle has been unpredictable enough already. But what would happen if another terrorist attack, along the lines of those carried out in San Bernardino, Paris and Brussels were to happen in America before the general election? In this fi…
        - 2 days ago 30 Apr 16, 6:02pm -
      • Why freedom of speech might protect you when you aren’t speaking
        “HARD cases”, Oliver Wendell Holmes wrote in 1904, “make bad law”. But a ruling this week by the Supreme Court shows that cases featuring a tricky set of facts can, when the majority gets a little creative, make good law. In Heffernan v City…
        - 3 days ago 29 Apr 16, 1:47pm -
      • Will the restoration of felons’ voting rights in Virginia help the Democrats?
        VIRGINIA's governor, Terry McAuliffe, has a problem similar to one faced by Barack Obama: a Republican-controlled legislature delights in killing his proposals, especially those popular with Democrats. So Mr McAuliffe is doing as Mr Obama has done: i…
        - 4 days ago 28 Apr 16, 5:59pm -
      • The mysterious power of Trump’s garish buildings
        IT IS easy to laugh at the image of a Donald Trump-designed White House, if not at the idea of Mr Trump himself as an occupant. Emblazoned with the family name in two-foot-high bronze letters, fitted with gold fixtures and marble surfaces, the Trump…
        - 4 days ago 28 Apr 16, 3:00pm -
      • The saddest trend
        IN GRAPHICS: Read more about America's rising suicide ratesEACH year the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a federal agency, adds up the causes of death noted on coroners’ certificates. It is the most melancholy of lists, from heart…
        - 4 days ago 28 Apr 16, 2:42pm -
      • The force awakens
        ACCORDING to Donald Trump, America’s “real” unemployment rate is higher than 40%. The fact hiding behind this Trumpism is that America’s labour-force-participation rate—the fraction of the population either in a job, or looking for one—is…
        - 4 days ago 28 Apr 16, 2:42pm -
      • Sectional preferences
        “IF THE GOP does not nominate Donald Trump, the delegates need to be cleansed,” says an e-mail received a few days ago by Craig Dunn, a Republican delegate for Indiana’s fourth congressional district. It was one of many e-mails, calls and messa…
        - 4 days ago 28 Apr 16, 2:42pm -
      • Top Trump
        IT SEEMS it could really happen, the most viciously personalised, all-round nasty presidential face-off imaginable: Hillary Clinton against her old pal Donald Trump. That was the main takeaway from the big wins the respective Democratic and Republica…
        - 4 days ago 28 Apr 16, 2:42pm -
      • Heard on the trail
        Game of thrones“People go. They use the bathroom that they feel is appropriate, [and] there has been so little trouble.”Donald Trump shows a remarkable lack of concern over transgender bathroomsRocky Horror Show”So lemme make things real simple…
        - 4 days ago 28 Apr 16, 2:42pm -
      • When economists turn to crime
        IT TOOK decades for politics—that messy, flawed business of gauging the public mood, haggling with interest groups and turning out votes—to build America’s prison system: a behemoth of staggering size and cost, unlike anything else in the devel…
        - 4 days ago 28 Apr 16, 2:42pm -
      • The Supreme Court seems inclined to loosen bribery rules for politicians
        BOB MCDONNELL, the former Republican governor of Virginia, made headlines in 2014 when he was indicted and later convicted on federal corruption charges for accepting more than $175,000 in loans, cash and lavish gifts from an executive whose business…
        - 4 days ago 28 Apr 16, 9:20am -
      • Ersatz urbanism
        AMERICAN suburbs don’t come much more ordinary than Sunrise. In street after street, modest single-storey houses sit behind grass yards dotted with bougainvillea bushes and palm trees. Each house has a mailbox on a pole, with a little red flag to s…
        - 5 days ago 27 Apr 16, 3:00pm -


      Huffington Post US

      • newJerry Sandusky Heads Back To Court To Overturn Child Molestation Conviction
        BELLEFONTE, Pa., May 2 (Reuters) - Jerry Sandusky, shackled and dressed in an orange prison jumpsuit, appeared in court on Monday in a bid to overturn his child sex abuse conviction, but the judge was skeptical about the former Penn State football co…
        - 13 mins ago 2 May 16, 9:03pm -
      • newNYC Businesses Agree To Cut Waste In Half By June
        NEW YORK, May 2 (Reuters) - More than 30 New York City businesses, including Whole Foods Market Inc, Walt Disney Co's ABC and Anheuser Busch, have agreed to cut the trash they send to landfills by half by June, the mayor's office said on Monday.The "…
        - 14 mins ago 2 May 16, 9:02pm -
      • newHow My Credit Card Went From My Bestie to My Frenemy
        She's like a best friend. Someone who knows all your dirty little secrets. Jumps in to help when you need it and is by your side all the time. She is ready to party when you are, and she loves shopping. Best bud ever, my credit card.But things chang…
        - 14 mins ago 2 May 16, 9:02pm -
      • newAn Australian Atheist Teamed Up With His Muslim Neighbors To Celebrate Humanity
        It doesn't matter what your faith is (or if you have a religion at all) -- if you're human, chances are that you'll experience grief, search for purpose, long for justice, and sometimes, if the moment is right, do extraordinarily brave things. That…
        - 14 mins ago 2 May 16, 9:02pm -
      • new4 Ways to Ruin a Perfectly Good Relationship
        You finally met someone great! You have been dating about 4-5 months and everything is going really well. But the amphetamine-like rush of endorphins that were released in large quantities at the beginning of your new relationships are beginning to…
        - 15 mins ago 2 May 16, 9:01pm -
      • newSpirit Airlines: Overwhelming Success by Providing the Worst Customer Experience
        The airline industry is one of the few businesses where the more you beat up the customers, make them feel uncomfortable, and consistently lie and cheat them, the better your business does. The typical airline customer may get walloped in the custom…
        - 16 mins ago 2 May 16, 9:00pm -
      • new30 Cruise Secrets Only Insiders Know
        By Cameron Huddleston, ColumnistAbout 24 million people are expected to take a cruise in 2016, according to Cruise Lines International Association. One of the big draws of this type of travel is that it's considered to be a better value because meal…
        - 17 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:59pm -
      • newHappy Earth Day, Earth!
        April 22nd is annually celebrated as "Earth Day" and what a better way to celebrate this wonderful day then with the signing of the Paris Agreement. This treaty, which will ultimately reduce global warming in our lifetime, was signed by more than 177…
        - 19 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:57pm -
      • newOne-Time Gore Staffer Leads Plan To Track The 'Environmentalist Left'
        WASHINGTON -- A Republican opposition research group is launching an effort to track environmental organizations -- and it's being led by Brian Rogers, a former McCain spokesman who once worked for one.Rogers is now the executive director of America…
        - 20 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:56pm -
      • newThe Lesbian Chronicles 21: Queen of the Fucked
        I was in Montreal for weekend and met up with my two oldest friends for Sunday brunch. Since we are Hebes we begin meal not with wine, but with whining. We were talking about our upcoming annual vacation to South Beach and our subsequent food and sun…
        - 20 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:56pm -
      • newGOP Senate Hopeful Not Ready To Back Donald Trump Yet
        Rep. David Jolly (R-Fla.), who is running for Florida's open Senate seat, said Sunday that he's not sure whether he would support GOP front-runner Donald Trump in the general election.The congressman was asked whom he would support in the presidentia…
        - 22 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:54pm -
      • newMan Fined $100,000 After Shining Laser At Ferry, Injuring 2
        A Washington state man has been ordered to pay $100,000 after authorities say he shone a high-powered laser at a ferry's operators.The U.S. Coast Guard revealed Friday it slapped Mark Raden, 27, of Freeland with the six-digit fine after the ferry m…
        - 22 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:54pm -
      • newIs Swaziland Selling Live Elephants and Rhino Horns Simply for Profit?
        Wild tusked female elephant with family, Kenya, Africa, 2013. Credit: Carl SafinaBack in February when Swaziland sold 17 formerly free-living African elephants to three U.S. zoos (Dallas, Omaha and Wichita), I made a phone call to the president of o…
        - 25 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:51pm -
      • newBeyoncé Continues To Twirl On Them Haters With Incredible Album Sales
        It's time to bow down again, because Beyoncé is serving up some ***Flawless album sales. Queen Bey's newest album and visual work of art, "Lemonade," has debuted at No. 1. According to Nielsen Music, the album moved 653,000 equivalent album units…
        - 27 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:49pm -
      • newHow Latinos are Changing Charlotte's Face
        It is easy to fall in love with Charlotte. Charlotte is a captivating place; a modern and a quiet urban city with a solid financial network of banks and well-preserved historical neighborhoods. It seems to have been pulled out from a children's bo…
        - 28 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:48pm -


      • newSoccer underdog named champion
        Underdog Leicester won the English Premier League title for the first time Monday -- without kicking a ball -- as closest rival Tottenham failed to beat Chelsea.
        - 10 mins ago 2 May 16, 9:06pm -
      • newAir rage triggered by first-class seats?
        What is it about air travel that brings out the worst in us? We squabble for space in the overhead compartment and on the armrest. Some passengers have even been caught kicking each other and screaming at the flight crew, as YouTube videos bear witne…
        - 11 mins ago 2 May 16, 9:05pm -
      • newBabies dropped from fiery building
        American servicemen saved 3 babies and 3 women from a burning building outside Osan Airbase in South Korea.
        - 32 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:44pm -
      • newOpinion: What changed about N-word
        Warning: This article contains offensive language.
        - 35 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:41pm -
      • new'Sickouts' shut most Detroit schools
        Ninety-four out of 97 Detroit public schools are closed Monday because teachers are protesting working conditions by calling in sick, school district spokeswoman Michelle A. Zdrodowski said.
        - 37 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:39pm -
      • newPuerto Ricans leave at record rate
        Puerto Ricans are leaving the island for the mainland United States at a historic rate.
        - 41 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:35pm -
      • newOrganic tea recalled
        Tea drinkers, take note: If you've got organic turmeric ginger green tea from the Republic of Tea sitting on your shelf, take a look at the label. The company is voluntarily recalling it because one lot of its organic ginger ingredient might be conta…
        - 41 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:35pm -
      • newPoll: Muted zeal for Clinton, Trump
        Americans don't agree on much in politics these days, but a new poll finds broad majorities in agreement that the front-runners for the Republican and Democratic nominations for president will wind up the winners in the end.
        - 47 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:29pm -
      • new3 Earth-like planets discovered
        For the first time, researchers have discovered three potentially habitable, Earth-like worlds orbiting an ultracool dwarf star 40 light-years away in another star system, according to a study published in the journal Nature.
        - 51 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:25pm -
      • newObama: Bin Laden raid began rough
        President Barack Obama entered the Situation Room to watch the raid on Osama bin Laden's Pakistani compound just in time to see one of the specially equipped Black Hawk helicopters hit the ground.
        - 52 mins ago 2 May 16, 8:24pm -
      • newCruz spars with Trump supporter
        It was democracy in action Monday afternoon when Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz crossed the street following a retail stop to address a handful of protesters wielding Donald Trump signs shouting "Lyin' Ted" as he greeted voters.Recent pod…
        - 1 hour ago 2 May 16, 7:50pm -
      • newJ.K. Rowling: Sorry I killed off Remus
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