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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Association of Realtors President Betty Taisch has two words of advice for those who want to live here and think $1 million will buy them their dream house: think again.In the souped-up world of San Francisco r ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile US Inc. has another suitor on its hands. Upstart French telecom company Iliad SA on Thursday said it has offered $15 billion for a majority stake in the fourth-largest U.S. cellphone company.Iliad is injecting itself int ...more

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poles are posting photos of themselves with apples online along with mocking comments to protest a Russian ban on Polish food.Russia will begin banning imports of most fruit and vegetables from Poland on Friday for what it ...more

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — New York's Federal Reserve Bank released a report Thursday in which it warned that Puerto Rico needs to improve its financial health soon or face what it called a "painful adjustment."The report comes as U.S. investo ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Synchrony Financial are rising slightly in their debut on the New York Stock Exchange.The credit card company raised $2.875 billion, selling 125 million shares at $23 per share,Data provider Dealogic says that ma ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent. And the July jobs report being released Friday will likely show a sixth straight month of healthy 200,000-plus gains.Yet for ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Target is bringing in an outsider as its CEO for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to American shoppers.The Minneapolis-based company said Thursday that it named PepsiCo executive Brian Cornell to the top s ...more

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BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A second person has drowned after rivers burst their banks in Romania, authorities said Thursday, and the flooding also caused damage across the Balkans, inundating a power plant in Serbia and causing landslides in Montenegro. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Average U.S. mortgage rates declined slightly this week, hovering near their lows for the year.Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan slipped to 4.12 percent from 4.13 percent ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Sept delivery was unchanged at $5.2725 a bushel; Dec corn was 1.50 cents lower at $3.70 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.2975 a bush ...more