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WASHINGTON | US existing-home sales fell 0.6 percent in June

WASHINGTON  — U.S. sales of existing homes fell 0.6 percent in June, the third straight monthly decline as higher prices and a relative lack of inventory has sidelined many would-be buyers. The National Association of Realtors said Monday homes sold last month at a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 5.38 million in May. Over the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US existing-home sales fell 0.6 percent in June

ROME | UN: June saw “exceptional” rate of deaths in sea off Libya

ROME— Roughly one of every six migrants who set out in traffickers’ unseaworthy boats from Libya perished at sea last month, U.N. refugee agency officials said on Friday. The period corresponds to crackdowns launched by Italy and Malta against private rescue boats operating in the area. Even taking into account that traffickers often send out … Continue reading ROME | UN: June saw “exceptional” rate of deaths in sea off Libya

Florida Realtors®: June is National Homeownership Month

ORLANDO, Fla., June 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — June is National Homeownership Month, a time of year when Florida Realtors, Realtors across the U.S. and others celebrate the importance of owning a home and the impact it has on the lives of American families, local neighborhoods and the nation’s economic health. This year’s theme is National … Continue reading Florida Realtors®: June is National Homeownership Month

VATICAN CITY  | Pope Francis to create 14 new cardinals in June

VATICAN CITY  —Pope Francis announced on Sunday he has chosen 14 men to be the newest cardinals in the church, among them his chief aide for helping Rome’s homeless and poor, as well as prelates based in Iraq and Pakistan, where Christians are a vulnerable minority. “I am happy to announce that on June 29, … Continue reading VATICAN CITY  | Pope Francis to create 14 new cardinals in June

New Zealand prime minister says she’s pregnant, due in June

WELLINGTON, New Zealand  /January 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — New Zealand’s prime minister announced on Friday that she is expecting her first child in June. Jacinda Ardern, 37, took office in October. Speculation swirled around whether she would start a family soon when she took over the leadership of her then-opposition Labour Party last year. Ardern … Continue reading New Zealand prime minister says she’s pregnant, due in June