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Construction spending flat in May

Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 10:36 am

U.S. construction spending was flat in May with home construction falling again, as buyers face climbing prices and a shortage of available properties on the market. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Survey: US factory activity rises to near a 3-year high

Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 10:34 am

U.S. factories expanded at a robust pace in June, a likely sign of strength for the U.S. economy as new orders, production and employment each improved. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Eurozone unemployment rate remains at 8-year low

Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 7:40 am

Official figures show that unemployment across the 19-country eurozone remained at an eight-year low in May. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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A Pennsylvania county judge orders a family to get off its own property:

Sun, Jul 2, 2017 at 10:45 am

A Pennsylvania county judge orders a family to get off its own property:

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Private equity firm Sycamore is buying office supplies chain Staples for $6.9 billion.

Sun, Jul 2, 2017 at 10:45 am

Private equity firm Sycamore is buying office supplies chain Staples for $6.9 billion.

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Federal prosecutors say they have reached a settlement with Panda Express over allegations the company discriminated against workers who were not U.S. citizens.

Sun, Jul 2, 2017 at 10:44 am

Federal prosecutors say they have reached a settlement with Panda Express over allegations the company discriminated against workers who were not U.S. citizens.

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Mazda Issues Recall Over Faulty Parking Brakes

Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 11:16 am

Mazda is recalling nearly 228,000 cars in the U.S.. Bob Agnew reports that’s because the parking brake may not fully release or could fail to hold the cars in place.

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US consumer spending up just 0.1 percent despite income gain

Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 9:16 am

Americans enjoyed a healthy increase in income last month but didn’t spend much of the gain. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Japan, EU said near agreement on trade pact

Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 8:29 am

Countering the backlash against free trade by President Trump, Japan and the European Union are rushing to finalize an agreement on easing barriers between their huge economies. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Former executive pleads guilty in packaged seafood price fix

Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 8:27 am

A former StarKist tuna company executive has pleaded guilty to price-fixing of packaged seafood sold in the United States. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Eurozone economic sentiment running at near decade highs

Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 9:35 am

The European Union says economic sentiment across the 19-country eurozone has risen to near-decade highs as the recovery gathers steam across sectors and nations. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 244,000

Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 9:34 am

Slightly more people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but the number of applications remained at a historically low level, suggesting a strong job market. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US economic growth in first quarter upgraded to 1.4 percent

Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 9:33 am

The U.S. economy got off to a lackluster start during the first three months of 2017, though it had a bit more momentum than earlier estimates indicated. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Padding Bear Creator Michael Bond Dead At Age 91

Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 11:54 am

Publisher HarperCollins says Michael Bond, creator of globe-trotting teddy Paddington bear, has died at age 91. Bob Agnew reports.

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US pending home sales slip for 3rd straight month

Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 10:23 am

Americans signed fewer contracts to buy homes in May, the third straight monthly decline. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Philips says it has agreement to take over Spectranetics

Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 8:27 am

Dutch electronics and health care technology company Philips says it has an agreement to buy The Spectranetics Corporation in a deal worth 2.2-billion dollars. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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NATO chief: US allies to spend $12 billion more this year

Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 8:26 am

NATO’s chief says U.S. allies are projected to spend around $12 billion more on defense this year, after President Trump berated them for failing to boost military budgets. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Alaska Set To Honor Black Soldiers Who Worked On Alaska Highway

Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 11:51 am

Alaska is taking steps to honor nearly 4,000 segregated black soldiers who helped to build a highway across Alaska and Canada during World War II. Bob Agnew reports.

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U.S. consumers became more confident in June.

Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 10:37 am

U.S. consumers became more confident in June. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Robust US home price gains cool slightly in April

Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 9:46 am

U.S. home prices rose at a healthy clip in April, though the increase slowed a bit from the previous two months. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Weed killer ingredient going on California list as cancerous

Tue, Jun 27, 2017 at 8:44 am

Regulators in California have taken a pivotal step toward becoming the first state to require the popular weed killer Roundup to come with a label warning that it’s known to cause cancer. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Conservative Koch Bros See Tight Timeline For Major Bills

Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 12:01 pm

The Koch brothers and their lieutenants are warning of a rapidly shrinking window to push their agenda through Congress. Bob Agnew reports.

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Demand for long-lasting U.S. factory goods fell by the most in 18 months

Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 11:57 am

Demand for long-lasting U.S. factory goods fell by the most in 18 months, and a key category that tracks business investment also slipped, evidence that manufacturing output is barely growing. Correspondent Ken Lormand reports.

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Americans are expected to put down the TV remote and hit the road in record numbers for the July 4th weekend.

Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 11:47 am

Americans are expected to put down the TV remote and hit the road in record numbers for the July 4th weekend.

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