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44 min ago | News Max

Obama on Labor Day: Don't Take Rights for Granted

President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Social Security

4 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Airwaves heat up in race for Michigan governor

Political TV ads are set to escalate in the final two months of the race between Republican Gov. Rick Snyder and Democrat Mark Schauer, as the campaigns and their deep-pocketed outside allies sharply focus their message to voters.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mark Schauer, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Jennifer Granholm, Retirement

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Brandon Sun

Montreal police charge 44 people for raucous pension protest inside city hall

Montreal authorities struck back Friday with a barrage of suspensions and criminal charges against municipal employees accused of storming city hall during a pension protest.

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Related Topix: Pension

Silicon Alley Insider

Germanwings Pilots Start Strike As Lufthansa Row Rumbles On

Germanwings started a six-hour strike on Friday, disrupting the travel plans of thousands of people returning from summer holidays, applying pressure on Lufthansa management in their dispute over a pension scheme.

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Related Topix: Pension, Berlin, Germany Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Germany Travel

The New Zealand Herald

KiwiBank lifts profit 3pc

Kiwibank, the state-owned lender, lifted annual profit 3 percent as it widened net interest margins, and is looking to start paying dividends to its owner in the next three years.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Home

CTV

Andrew Garfield stars in Venice Film Festival drama '99 Homes'

The Sunshine State looks pretty shady in Ramin Bahrani's Orlando-set drama, one of 20 films competing for prizes at the Venice Film Festival.

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Related Topix: Goodbye Solo, Real Estate, Home Listing, Home, Mortgage, Foreclosures

Clyde 2

Annual House Price Growth Hits 11% Says Report

The slowdown in house price growth of recent months could have been short-lived, with home costs accelerating in August.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Home

Chelmsfordweeklynews.co.uk

House prices surged by 11% year-on-year in August, Nationwide says

House prices surged by 11% year-on-year in August to reach another new all-time high of A 189,306 on average, Nationwide has reported.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Mortgage

Thu Aug 28, 2014

SFGate

This Number Could Help Predict Your Happiness Later In Life

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Social Security

Worcester News

Signs of housing market cool down

The gap between house sellers' asking prices and the amounts that buyers are willing to pay is widening in growing signs of a cool down in the market, property analyst Hometrack has reported.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Mortgage

Brandon Sun

Quebec-based Laurentian Bank increases its third-quarter net income

Laurentian Bank reported Thursday a third-quarter profit of $40.1 million, up from a year ago, helped by its commercial banking business.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Home

Park Record

Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.1 percent

Mortgage company Freddie Mac also said Thursday that the average for a 15-year mortgage, a popular choice for people who are refinancing, rose to 3.25 percent from 3.23 percent.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Housing, Park City, UT

The New Zealand Herald

Contracts to buy US homes rise in hopeful sign

More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in July, a sign that buying has improved as mortgage rates have slipped, the number of listings has risen and the rate of price increases has slowed.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Real Estate, Housing, Home Buying

Hispanic Business

U.S. Banks' Earnings Rose 5.2 Percent in Q2

U.S. banks' earnings rose 5.2 percent in the April-June quarter from a year earlier, as banks reduced their expenses and lending marked its fastest pace since 2007.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage

Brandon Sun

Housing more affordable in second quarter as low rates offset high home prices

The Royal Bank says housing was more affordable across Canada in the second quarter as low mortgage rates offset solid price increases.

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Related Topix: Housing, Mortgage, Home

Brandon Sun

Quebec unions bash government over proposed pension reforms

Quebec unions continued bashing proposed pension reforms on Wednesday as they accused the provincial government of bulldozing through legislature hearings on the issue.

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Related Topix: Pension

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Survey: Americans' pessimism on economy has grown

Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, Home, Mortgage

Cybercast News Service

A leader admits guilt in big disability-fraud case

An accused ringleader of a sprawling disabilities fraud scheme admitted Wednesday he helped coach retired police officers and others to fake mental-health problems to get Social Security benefits.

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Related Topix: Social Security

ABC News 4 Charleston

SC's pension investment agency hires new director

For the second time in three months, the agency investing South Carolina's pension portfolio has named an executive director.

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Related Topix: Pension, Retirement

WHAS11

SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities

Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers' credit record and income under action taken Wednesday by federal regulators.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Home, Mortgage

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