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Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 US cities stack up

NEW YORK (AP) — Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking …

The 10 Cheapest Townhouses For Sale In Brownstone Brooklyn

275 Warren Street - Cheapest Brooklyn Townhouses<p>With Brooklyn properties setting all kinds of new records and townhouses in the nicer parts of the borough just flying off the shelves, let's take a look at the <b>10 cheapest single-family townhouses currently for sale in</b> Brownstone Brooklyn. Bonus …

Berry picking: a look back at BlackBerry's long list of potential buyers

After months of rumors that BlackBerry was just one tech giant's whim away from being acquired, the struggling smartphone maker narrowly avoided that fate this morning by taking a last-minute cash injection and swapping out its CEO. That certainly doesn't mark the end of the line for BlackBerry …

Ferrari 250 GTO may have set new sale record at $52M

Records are made to be broken, and it seems that one may have just been snapped again. An Italian website is reporting that a Ferrari 250 GTO, owned by American collector Paul Pappalardo, recently sold for <i>$52 million</i>.<p>Now, this is far from confirmed - Pappalardo responded to questions about the sale …

Why Did Jews Become Moneylenders? Because They Could

David Mamet writes that there are two kinds of places in the world: places where Jews cannot go, and places where Jews cannot stay.<p>So how exactly have the Jews survived?<p>According Maristella Botticini and Zvi Eckstein, authors of <i>The Chosen Few: How Education Shaped Jewish History, 70-1492</i> (Princeton …

9to5Toys Saturday Last Call: Back to School Specials, Vizio HDTVs $135, RAVPower 10400mAh power bank $28, games/apps, more

<i>From 9to5Toys.com:</i><p>A large majority of the deals we cover each day come from a variety of ‘Daily Deal’ websites or are so popular that they don’t even last 24 hours. We know you can’t be at your computer every second, so we’re going to round up the best deals each day to make sure you have a fair …

WTF! Miley Cyrus & Harry Styles Twerking Addicts!?

US couple facing murder charge in Qatar

An American couple are facing murder charges in Qatar over the death of their young adopted daughter, in a case which lawyers and medical experts in the US say is based on shoddy evidence and poor science.<p>A campaign has been launched in the US over the arrest of Matthew and Grace Huang in January …

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A Renter Leaves Bushwick for the Wonders of Crown Heights

<i>In this installment of the Renters' Diaries, a trio of young renters try to upgrade their Brooklyn neighborhood. But what will they have to give up to do it?</i><p>The apartment that I shared with roommates for the past eighteen months was pretty nice, large, and, most importantly, cheap. This was due …

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Immigration reform debate marred by angry clashes in US Senate

Angry scenes marred the first serious debate on immigration reform on Thursday as Senate Republicans and Democrats clashed over proposals to grant …