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Homeless parolees weigh on California counties

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown based his recent overhaul of the state corrections system in part on the idea that having those convicted …

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Iraq Army Recaptures Saddam's Birthplace From ISIS Militants

By Isra'a al-Rubei'i and Maggie Fick<p>BAGHDAD, July 4 (Reuters) - The Iraqi army retook Saddam Hussein's home village overnight, a symbolic and tactical victory in its push against Sunni insurgents that have seized swathes of the country.<p>Backed by helicopter gunships and helped by Shi'ite Muslim …

Immigrants arrive in San Diego by plane, are taken to San Ysidro

A charter plane carrying immigrants who are in this country illegally arrived at San Diego's Lindbergh Field on Friday evening. Three Homeland Security buses showed up a few minutes later, trailed by numerous law enforcement vehicles.<p>Federal officials had said earlier in the week that 140 …

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Here's The Real List Of The 19 Best US Cities For Millennials

The first group highlights all the negative numbers released by the most recent census or unemployment report in an attempt to scare young people.<p>The second type generally delineates the cultural habits of millennials, showing that there is more to them than unemployment numbers suggest.<p>We've …

Who should you trust with your money?

Who should investors turn to for financial advice?<p>Brokers, advisers and planners have different training and credentials and charge based on varying …

Sneaky malware lurks on your computer until you log into your bank

Banks worldwide have seen about 400 cases of a new malware that silently lurks on browsers until it sees that users are visiting banking websites, …

The ECB's New Lending Operations Are Off Target

Yesterday’s ECB meeting was the moment when the cold light of day was finally shed on the significant policy package announced last month.<p>There were two key announcement last month: the negative deposit rate and the new Targeted Long Term Repurchase Operation (TLTRO). The former did pretty much …

A Complete History Of American Economic Performance Since 1790 In Two Charts

IMF researchers Vadim Khramov and John Ridings Lee have developed a new macro indicator called the "Economic Performance Index" — a measure that combines data on inflation, unemployment, government deficits, and GDP growth.<p>"Though structurally simple, the EPI is a powerful macro indicator that …

Mortgage rates drop to near 4%

Rock-bottom mortgage rates moved even lower this week, hitting 4.12% for a 30-year fixed rate loan, according to Freddie Mac.<p>The last time the 30-year rate was lower was in October, 2013 when it stood at 4.10%. The rate on 15-year loans remained at 3.22%.<p>The fact that borrowing remains so …

Unemployment rate falls to 6.1%

Number of the day<p>6.1 percent<p>That's the unemployment rate for June, the lowest level since before the financial crisis peaked six years ago. Job growth beat economists' expectations last month as payrolls rose by 288,000 workers, the Labor Department said Thursday. The improving job market is …

10 Best Outdoor Dining Restaurants in the U.S.

Whether it's sun-soaked lunches by the sea or star-lit dinners in the city, the allure of al fresco dining is undeniable. Take a look at GAYOT.com's list of the Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in the U.S. to find the best places for enjoying the warm summer weather with a gourmet meal, from Big …

How to pay less for everything

Over the past few years, in the interest of saving money I’ve cut the cord with cable, nabbed an amazing deal on a top-of-the-line refurbished …

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AllAfrica.com<p>Trudging through blistery winds, heavy rains and cold weather, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela once braved the elements and strict prison …