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US new-home sales climbed 6.7 per cent in May

US new-home sales climbed 6.7 per cent in May

WASHINGTON — Sales of new U.S. homes jumped 6.7 per cent in May, with purchases in the South accounting for all of the monthly gains.
Justices won't hear case of anti-gay marriage florist

Justices won't hear case of anti-gay marriage florist

SEATTLE — The U.S.
Supreme Court declines to hear 'Making a Murderer' case

Supreme Court declines to hear 'Making a Murderer' case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Monday it won't weigh in on the case of a teenager convicted of rape and murder whose story was documented in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer.
Erdogan wins in Turkey, gets ready to assume sweeping powers

Erdogan wins in Turkey, gets ready to assume sweeping powers

ANKARA, Turkey — Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics for the past 15 years, will extend his rule and take on sweeping new powers after his victory in the country's landmark presidential and parliamentary elections.

Lincoln Foundation's Marilyn Monroe dress sells for $50,000

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation's unusual ownership of a black dress once belonging to movie star Marilyn Monroe is ending as it sold over the weekend for $50,000.

Former Trump aide apologizes for 'cotton-picking' remark

WASHINGTON — A former campaign aide to President Donald Trump has apologized after he told a black man and fellow guest on a Fox News show he was out of his "cotton-picking mind.
Thai officials believe 12 boys missing in cave are alive

Thai officials believe 12 boys missing in cave are alive

MAE SAI, Thailand — Anguished parents of 12 members of a boys' soccer team missing in a flooded cave in northern Thailand were spending a third night without their children Monday as water continued to rise in the sprawling caverns, forcing rescuers