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Americans buy existing homes at fastest pace in a decade

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought existing homes in January at the fastest pace since 2007.

New Apple headquarters to have theater named for Steve Jobs

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple has announced that its new headquarters will open for employees in the spring and will include a theater named for its late co-founder, Steve Jobs.

Study: Technology trouble dents car and truck reliability

DETROIT (AP) — Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners.

Deal to streamline world trade takes effect

GENEVA (AP) — The first multilateral trade agreement reached under the World Trade Organization since it was created over a generation ago has taken force, aiming to streamline cross-border trade to the benefit of the developing world in particular.

End of the euro? French candidate plots return of the franc

PARIS (AP) — If Marine Le Pen has her way, the French will soon pay for their baguettes with francs, not euros.

German optimism up in positive sign for Europe’s economy

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German business optimism rose unexpectedly in February as executives appeared to shrug off initial worries about U.S. President Donald Trump's policies, providing another sign that Europe's economy is gaining pace.

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Supreme Court orders new hearing for black Texas inmate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ordered a new court hearing for a black Texas prison inmate who claims improper testimony about his race tainted his death sentence.

Justices send dispute over service dog back to lower court

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says a lower court should take another look at whether a girl with cerebral palsy can sue Michigan school officials over their refusal to let her to bring a service dog to class.

Health law created winners and losers when buying insurance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. Subsidized coverage through "Obamacare" offers protection from life's unpredictable changes and freedom to pursue his vocation, he says.

Conservative forces clash in Trump’s early days

NEW YORK (AP) — Milo Yiannopoulos represented the conservative movement's struggle with powerful and conflicting forces in the early days of Donald Trump's presidency, even before he lost his job and speaking slot in this week's Conservative Political Action Conference.