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In this Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, photo, a sold sign is displayed in front of a new development in Woodcliff Lake, N.J. On Tuesday, Feb. 27, the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index for December is released. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
February 27, 2018 - 9:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose last year at the fastest 12-month pace in more than three years, as potential home buyers fought over a limited number of available properties. Standard & Poor's said that its S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index jumped 6.3 percent in...
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FILE - This Aug. 22, 2017 file photo shows FedEx trucks parked in New York. Companies with ties to the National Rifle Association have been dealing with increasing public pressure since the Parkland, Florida massacre that killed 17 people earlier this month. FedEx is the latest company prompted to make a statement, saying it “opposes assault rifles being in the hands of civilians” but strongly supports the right to own a firearm. The delivery service, which offers discounts to NRA members, said it is sticking with the organization. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 27, 2018 - 9:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — One more company has itself embroiled in an intensifying discussion about guns in the United States after the school massacre in Parkland, Florida. While more than a dozen major U.S. companies have ended business partnerships with the National Rifle Association, FedEx now says it's...
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FILE - This Aug. 22, 2017 file photo shows FedEx trucks parked in New York. Companies with ties to the National Rifle Association have been dealing with increasing public pressure since the Parkland, Florida massacre that killed 17 people earlier this month. FedEx is the latest company prompted to make a statement, saying it “opposes assault rifles being in the hands of civilians” but strongly supports the right to own a firearm. The delivery service, which offers discounts to NRA members, said it is sticking with the organization. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 27, 2018 - 8:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — One more company has itself embroiled in an intensifying discussion about guns in the United States after the school massacre in Parkland, Florida. While more than a dozen major U.S. companies have ended business partnerships with the National Rifle Association, FedEx now says it's...
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FILE- This Jan. 22, 2018, file photo shows a Whirlpool microwave and oven on display in the appliance section of a Lowe's in Wexford, Pa. On Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2017, the Commerce Department releases its report on durable goods for January. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
February 27, 2018 - 8:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — New orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell 3.7 percent in January, the biggest decline since July 2017, following two months of increases that reflected strength in the country's industry. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that orders were depressed by a 10 percent...
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FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2017, file photo, Jerome Powell, President Donald Trump's nominee for chairman of the Federal Reserve, sits in the audience before being called to testify during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Powell testifies to Congress on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in his first public appearance as chairman of the Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
February 27, 2018 - 8:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, making his first public comments as leader of the nation's central bank, is telling Congress that the outlook for the U.S. economy "remains strong" despite the recent stock market turbulence. He says that bright prospects for growth and...
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FILE- In this Oct. 25, 2017, file photo, people walk into an entrance to Macy's department store at Garden State Plaza in Paramus, N.J. Macy's Inc. reports financial results on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
February 27, 2018 - 8:28 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — Macy's is reporting very strong fourth-quarter earnings of $1.33 billion and issuing a strong outlook. The Cincinnati company's profit was $4.31 per share. Earnings, adjusted for pretax gains, were $2.82 per share, easily beating Wall Street per-share expectations of $2.69,...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, March 29, 2017, a sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia, U.S.A.. The owner of NBC and Universal Pictures, Comcast launched a bid Tuesday Feb. 27, 2018, for British pay TV broadcaster Sky that threatens to thwart the takeover ambitions of media mogul Rupert Murdoch. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
February 27, 2018 - 7:01 am
LONDON (AP) — Comcast, the owner of NBC and Universal Pictures, has launched a bid for British pay TV broadcaster Sky that threatens to thwart the takeover ambitions of media mogul Rupert Murdoch. The firm is offering 22.1 billion pounds ($29.50 billion) for Sky. The proposed cash offer values each...
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Chelsea's Willian, right, challenges for the ball with Manchester United's Paul Pogba during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
February 27, 2018 - 6:32 am
LONDON (AP) — Comcast, the owner of NBC and Universal Pictures, has launched a bid for British pay TV broadcaster Sky that threatens to thwart the takeover ambitions of media mogul Rupert Murdoch. The firm is offering 22.1 billion pounds ($29.50 billion) for Sky. The proposed cash offer values each...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2018, file photo, Emanuel Lawton, left, and his family dressed in Wakanda-inspired attire arrive to see Black Panther in Silver Spring, Md. Just as "Black Panther" is setting records at the box office, a new study finds that diverse audiences are driving most of the biggest blockbusters and many of the most-watched hits on television. UCLA's Bunche Center released its fifth annual study on diversity in the entertainment industry Tuesday, Feb. 27, unveiling an analysis of the top 200 theatrical film releases of 2016 and 1,251 broadcast, cable and digital platform TV shows from the 2015-2016 season. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz, File)
February 27, 2018 - 6:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Just as "Black Panther" is setting records at the box office, a new study finds that diverse audiences are driving most of the biggest blockbusters and many of the most-watched hits on television. UCLA's Bunche Center released its fifth annual study on diversity in the entertainment...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2018, file photo, Emanuel Lawton, left, and his family dressed in Wakanda-inspired attire arrive to see Black Panther in Silver Spring, Md. Just as "Black Panther" is setting records at the box office, a new study finds that diverse audiences are driving most of the biggest blockbusters and many of the most-watched hits on television. UCLA's Bunche Center released its fifth annual study on diversity in the entertainment industry Tuesday, Feb. 27, unveiling an analysis of the top 200 theatrical film releases of 2016 and 1,251 broadcast, cable and digital platform TV shows from the 2015-2016 season. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz, File)
February 27, 2018 - 5:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Just as "Black Panther" is setting records at the box office, a new study finds that diverse audiences are driving most of the biggest blockbusters and many of the most-watched hits on television. UCLA's Bunche Center released its fifth annual study on diversity in the entertainment...
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