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Three of the finalists for Amazon's second headquarters are in or near Washington DC

Three bids from the Washington D.C. area made it to the final list for Amazon's second headquarters, getting the highest representation among all regions.


Opinion: Americans pay a fearsome price for global warming

Americans are paying a fearsome price for global warming. The federal government's National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration reported earlier this week that the three powerful Atlantic hurricanes of 2017 -- Harvey, Irma and Maria -- cost Ame


Software AG takes hit on U.S. tax reform

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Software AG on Thursday said it would take a hit in the mid-single digit million euros range for 2017 due to U.S. federal tax reforms.


GE shares drop to 6-year low below $17

Shares of General Electric hit their lowest level since 2011 on Thursday, briefly breaking below $17.


13-year-old out-hits Dustin Johnson, Fleetwood

Oscar Murphy might have a future in professional golf.        

United Kingdom

Terrifying moment machete gang raid family home and threaten mum and teenage son

A MACHETE gang were filmed breaking into a family home and threatening a mum and son in a terrifying raid. Shocking CCTV footage shows one of the masked thugs marching a boy around the house before he was hit in the face. The clip starts with a raider wea

United States

U.S. marshal killed in Pennsylvania while serving warrant to suspect

HARRISBURG, P.A. (Reuters) - A U.S. deputy marshal was shot and killed in Pennsylvania's capital city and at least two other officers were wounded while attempting to serve an arrest warrant to a suspect who was also hit by return gunfire, authorities sai


New Home Building Dropped Sharply at End of 2017

The number of housing units that began construction fell sharply at the end of 2017, but still capped a solid year of new single-family home construction that could soon relieve rising home prices.


Online ticket touting and rip off prices could get WORSE as Viagogo go on London hiring spree

BRITS could face even more rip-off ticket prices in future as touting website Viagogo ramps up its operations in the UK, The Sun can reveal. The site has been slammed by MPs and artists for selling on tickets at vastly inflated prices, and allowing them t

United States

Ignore the bad housing starts number. Builder optimism and buyer demand are high

Despite the latest housing starts figures, homebuilders are optimistic as homebuyer demand rises.

Life & Style

Popular Midcentury Modern Homes Are Fetching Top Dollar

Midcentury modern homes—as much an art object as a place to call home— have gained cultish popularity. Though they can be a challenge to live in, buyers are paying premium prices.

United Kingdom

Girlfriend, 22, relives horrific six-hour battering at hands of abusive lover who hit her over head with plank of wood

A BRAVE victim of domestic abuse has relived the horrific six-hour-long assault by her lover where she was repeatedly strangled and hit with a plank of wood. Kirby Weegram begged beast Jonathan Graham to let her write a final letter to her family as she f


OPEC under pressure to scale back production cuts as oil rally continues

The surge of Brent crude prices over the last few weeks to $70 may be rattling OPEC, raising questions about the longevity of the collective production cuts.        

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