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WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer.The National Association of Realtors says its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index slipped 1.1 perc ...more

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SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) — Heavy fighting raged Monday around the Malaysia Airlines debris field, once again preventing an international police team charged with securing the site from even getting there.Government troops have stepped up their p ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — At the nation's busiest bus station, winding lines of riders wait amid cracked floors, crumbling ceiling tiles and a wheezing air-conditioning system helped along by old-fashioned floor fans.Dark corridors of Manhattan's aging Po ...more

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ANSAN, South Korea (AP) — Students who survived the South Korean ferry disaster testified Monday they were repeatedly ordered by loudspeaker to stay in the sinking ship but eventually helped each other flee after finding their cabins were flooded too m ...more

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MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — RPM International plans to spend nearly $800 million as part of a preliminary deal to fund a trust that resolves asbestos personal injury claims tied to a business owned by its Specialty Products Holding Corp.The Medina, Ohio ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Virgin America's next destination is Wall Street.The California-based airline filed on Monday for an initial public offering of shares.Virgin America Inc., which operates out of Los Angeles and San Francisco, flies to 22 a ...more

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SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio amusement park ride that swings riders as high as 125 feet has been closed indefinitely after a cable snapped, injuring two visitors.Cedar Point spokesman Bryan Edwards said a cable on one of the Skyhawk ride's carr ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Virgin America's next destination is Wall Street.The California-based airline filed on Monday for an initial public offering of shares.Virgin America Inc., which operates out of Los Angeles and San Francisco, flies to 22 a ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — European stock markets struggled on Monday and Wall Street was expected to dip on the open amid ongoing concerns about earnings and the economic impact of sanctions on Russia. Asian indexes closed higher, however, after China reported st ...more

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Caught in the fighting between Israel and Hamas, Gaza's civilians are increasingly struggling to get by. There is no electricity 21 hours a day because power lines have been hit. Water taps have run dry because there's no p ...more