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US Home Foreclosures Up Seven Percent

Posted September 15th, 2011 at 12:22 pm (UTC-5)
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Loan default notices filed by U.S. banks against homeowners were up 33 percent last month, the largest monthly increase since 2007. RealtyTrac, which tracks attempts by lenders to seize homes when loans are not repaid, said Thursday new foreclosure filings are at a nine-month high and there has been a 7 percent increase from the […]

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Protesters Block Traffic Across Israel After Controversial Housing Vote

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Activists in Israel’s social protest movement are reacting with anger after parliament passed a controversial bill Wednesday that opens the way for national committees that would approve future housing projects. Demonstrators blocked intersections in cities across Israel after the vote, from the commercial capital of Tel Aviv to Be’er Sheva in the south and Kiryat […]

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