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Market turmoil: A gift for mortgage refinancers?
A sudden plunge in mortgage rates last week raised an urgent question for millions of Americans: Should I refinance my mortgage? Across the country, homeowners and would-be homeowners eager for a bargain rate fired off inquiries to lenders. The opportunity emerged from the tumult that seized fin...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Big slump is no cause to ditch stock market
NEW YORK — After more than five years of stock market gains, investors could be forgiven for worrying that big sell-offs may be the harbingers of bigger slumps. But, even as stocks were plunging last week, strategists and professional investors were telling their clients that the volatility was ...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
Brown meets with health care experts about Ebola
SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown met with state agency heads, labor unions and leaders in the health care industry Tuesday to address Ebola preparedness at hospitals and other medical facilities throughout California. RoseAnn DeMoro, executive director of the state’s largest nurses’ union and Na...
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Stinky seaweed piling up at upscale Laguna Beach
LAGUNA BEACH — Warmer water and recent storm swells are to blame for mounds of stinky kelp piling up on the sand in the upscale Southern California resort city of Laguna Beach, scientists say. Steve May, Laguna’s public works director, said the sheer volume of kelp that has washed ashore in re...
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IS fighters seize weapons cache meant for Kurds
BEIRUT — Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces that were meant to supply Kurdish militiamen battling the extremist group in a border town, activists said Tuesday. The cache of weapons included hand grenades, ammunition and rocket...
By Diaa Hadid The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Assad pursues withering campaign against rebels
BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar Assad is taking advantage of the U.S.-led coalition’s war against the Islamic State group to pursue a withering air and ground campaign against more mainstream rebels elsewhere in the country, trying to recapture areas considered more crucial to the survival of h...
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FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis
DENVER — Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents’ money and flying to Germany, authorities said Tuesday. The girls — two sisters, ages 17 and 15, and their 16-year-old friend — were reported missing...
By Sadie Gurman The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada hit-and-run attack
SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Quebec — A young convert to Islam who killed a Canadian soldier in a hit-and-run had been on the radar of federal investigators, who feared he had jihadist ambitions and seized his passport when he tried to travel to Turkey, authorities said Tuesday. Public Safety Minis...
By Benjamin Shingler and Rob Gillies The Associated Press FULL STORY
Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash
MOSCOW — Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who helped establish the multinational oil company as one of the world’s biggest, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was reportedly drunk. As well as questioning the driver, R...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
North Korea frees U.S. man; two more still detained
WASHINGTON — North Korea’s reclusive government abruptly freed an American man Tuesday, nearly six months after he was arrested on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, but Pyongyang refused to hand over two other U.S. citizens who are still being held. There was no immediate explanation f...
The Associated Press FULL STORY
 
  


 
 
 
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Giants fans be wary, man robbed of World Series tickets worth $1,000
With the World Series hot on San Francisco Giants’ fans minds, police are reminding people to be w..
Two dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament
OTTAWA, Ontario — A gunman with a scarf over his face shot to death a Canadian soldier standin..
US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations
WASHINGTON — Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that ev..
Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles
DETROIT — The U.S. government is telling 3 million more car owners to get their air bags repaired ..
Turkish president says US airdrop to Kurds in Kobani a mistake
ISTANBUL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that the U.S. made a mistake in airdropping..
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