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Ten Steps to Save Your Home from Foreclosure

The downhill slide to foreclosure usually starts slowly and then escalates quickly. Wherever you are in the process of fighting for your home, take these steps and work with your lenders to stop you behind on the mortgage snowball from turning into a foreclosure avalanche.

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Prescriptions to display drug cost

Packets of prescription medication will display how much their contents have cost taxpayers, under government plans. The figure and the words “funded by the UK taxpayer” will be added to all packs costing more than £20 in England. It is … Continue reading

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Bullying ‘endemic’ at hospital

The emergency unit is Wales’ biggest and sees 131,000 patients a year The emergency unit at Wales’ biggest hospital has a “culture of bullying, harassment and inappropriate behaviour”, an inquiry has found. A damning independent report said the issues at … Continue reading

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Hormones make traders take more risks

Competitive trading environments can affect traders’ hormone levels and increase risk-taking Raised levels of the hormones testosterone and cortisol can make traders take more risks, which could create instability in financial markets, a study suggests. Researchers said stressful and competitive … Continue reading

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Top charity boss asked to step down

David Cameron and Camila Batmanghelidjh A high-profile charity has been told it will not get more public funding unless its celebrated chief executive, Camila Batmanghelidjh, is replaced. A collaboration between BBC Newsnight and BuzzFeed revealed that officials are withholding £3m … Continue reading

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More UK Tunisia dead are repatriated

The coffin of Lisa Graham was the first to be carried off the plane at RAF Brize Norton The bodies of nine more Britons killed in the Tunisian beach attack have arrived back in the UK. The coffins left Tunis … Continue reading

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Nadal stunned by qualifier Brown

Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal made an early exit for the fourth year in a row as he was outplayed by qualifier Dustin Brown on Centre Court. Germany’s world number 102 won 7-5 3-6 6-4 6-4 to reach the third … Continue reading

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Housing benefit ‘savings considered’

Ministers are considering forcing all housing benefit recipients to contribute towards their rent as part of efforts to save £12bn from the welfare bill, government sources say. Housing benefit currently can cover the full cost of rent. The chancellor is … Continue reading

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Heinz completes Kraft purchase, Buffett joins board

H.J. Heinz Co on Thursday completed its purchase of Kraft Foods Group Inc, creating the third largest food and beverage company in North America and fifth largest worldwide. The new company, Kraft Heinz Co, will have roughly $28 billion of … Continue reading

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Egyptian army kills 35 militants in North Sinai: sources

ISMAILIA, Egypt Egypt’s military killed 35 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Thursday, security sources said, a day after the deadliest clashes in the region in years. The sources said those killed had taken part in Wednesday’s fighting in which … Continue reading

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Thousands evacuated after freight train derails, catches fire, in Tennessee

A freight train carrying flammable and toxic gas derailed in eastern Tennessee, igniting a fire in one car and spreading noxious fumes that forced the evacuation of more than 5,000 people and the hospitalization of 25, officials said. Homes and … Continue reading

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