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Home sales hit a 14-year high in August and prices hit a new record

Existing home sales – including sales of single-family homes, townhouses, condominiums and cooperatives – rose 2.4% in August versus July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6 million transactions, according to the National Association of Brokers. This was an increase of 10.5% over the previous year and the highest level since December 2006. The average price for all apartment …

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The Trump campaign raised $ 210 million in August, way behind Biden

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to the media as he makes his way to Air Force One before exiting Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland on September 1, 2020. Almond Ngan | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and his joint Republican committees raised $ 210 million in August, a monthly record for Trump but well …

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NASA versus Katrina: August 29, 2005

It might not look like much, but Building 320 housed the 38 members of Michoud’s ride-out team during Hurricane Katrina. Nathan Mattise Update, September 7, 2020: It’s Labor Day Weekend in the US, and while most of us now call “the office” at home, Ars employees take a long weekend to rest and relax. In late August, 15 years after …

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15 new Android games from the week of August 31, 2020

Welcome to the roundup of the new Android games that went online on the Play Store or that we discovered in the past week. Today I have a wonderful block based puzzle game, a beautiful point and click adventure game, and a fun puzzle based adventure game. No kidding, the top of today’s recap is packed with high quality games. …

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Employment growth in the US slowed in August and the unemployment rate fell below 10%.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. employment growth likely continued to slow in August as government funding ran out and economic recovery from the COVID-19 recession threatened. FILE PHOTO: Hundreds of people line up outside a Kentucky Career Center in hope of assistance with their jobless claim in Frankfort, Kentucky, United States on June 18, 2020. REUTERS / Bryan Woolston The Labor …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Free school lunches have been extended as Wall Street reports the best August in 30 years

September 1, 2020 at 12:22 am EDT Following the backlash, USDA agrees to extend the children’s free meal program After an outcry from educators, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is expanding a school lunch program that has been offering free meals to millions of children since the spring coronavirus pandemic. The program enables families to collect free food from any …

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Beijing Announces Official PMI for August Manufacturing

China announced Monday that manufacturing activity expanded in August as the country continued to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. The official purchasing managers’ index for manufacturing (PMI) for August was 51.0, up from 51.1 in July, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. However, the pace of expansion fell short of expectations. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected the August …

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