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California housing affordability gets a breather in Q1

California housing affordability gets a breather in Q1

At that price point, a almost six-figure household income-$99,830-is required to comfortably afford the $2,500 per month payments that would accompany the purchase. "New listings of existing single-family homes in the first quarter were only up one percent relative to the same quarter a year ago, while the number of closed sales increased by over five percent, thanks in large part to a record-breaking March".


White House 'moving rapidly' to select Comey's replacement, Trump says

White House 'moving rapidly' to select Comey's replacement, Trump says

Alice Fisher , a high-ranking Justice Department official in former President George W. Bush's administration, was among those scheduled to be interviewed Saturday. First, the White House said Trump fired Comey because the attorney general and deputy attorney general recommended it . In a series of tweets on Friday, he reiterated that threat.



How lawmakers get their health care

Then she changes the subject. The Cassidy-Collins proposal would let states keep the ACA, also known as Obamacare, in place if they wanted to, and it leaves in place the ACA's taxes and fees to have revenue streams to pay for their health care overhaul.


Priest stabbed in front of congregation in Mexican cathedral

Priest stabbed in front of congregation in Mexican cathedral

The attacker, who was caught as was trying to run away, identified himself as a US national. He was pictured kneeling on the cathedral floor shortly after the attack. Archdiocese spokesman Hugo Valdemar said the priest nearly bled to death with serious wounds near the jugular vein and one lung. Witnesses present said that the aggressor approached the priest, drew a dagger and took him by the head to slit his throat, but the priest resisted and tried to free himself.



United Nations chief condemns North Korea over missile launch

The launch came just four days after the inauguration of South Korea's new left-leaning President Moon Jae-In, who advocates reconciliation and dialogue with Pyongyang to curb its nuclear ambitions. That signaled a new phase in applying sanctions that curb exports of coal from North Korea, impose severe restrictions on banking and ban sales of luxury goods and equipment that could be of use to the military.


Macron lures the right with his choice of Prime Minister

Macron lures the right with his choice of Prime Minister

In a sign of that concern, LR senior lawmaker Francois Baroin disowned party colleague Edouard Philippe for accepting Macron's offer of the job of prime minister on Monday. "Not because Europe requests it, but because France needs it". "We need more pragmatism, less bureaucracy and a Europe that protects our citizens". "I am happy that we can work together on a common roadmap for the European Union and the Euro Zone", he said.