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New Florida program gives critical workers down payment assistance, lower mortgage rates on first homes

article Essential workers in Florida have new resources to buy homes. CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Public servants and critical workers across Florida now have more resources to buy their first home thanks to a new program announced by Governor Ron DeSantis Monday. The Florida Hometown Heroes Housing Program will give Floridians in more than 50 …

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Exclusive: After revamping Venezuela’s smallest oil refinery, Iran to fix the largest

Fishing boats are moored down the coast from the Paraguana Refining Center (CRP) following a crude spill in September from a pipeline that connects production areas with the state-run PDVSA’s largest refinery, in Punta Cardon, Venezuela October 2, 2021. Picture taken October 2, 2021. REUTERS / Leonardo Fernandez Viloria Register now for FREE unlimited access …

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The song that inspired the ‘Harlem Shake’ turns 10 years old

“Harlem Shake” was released by Harry Rodrigues, a producer and DJ professionally known as Baauer, on May 22, 2012. The name of the song was inspired by a line from Philadelphia rapper Plastic Little’s “Miller Time,” which was itself a reference to a dance move made popular in the 1980s in Harlem. In early 2013, …

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New program offers free internet service to 48 million households; see if you qualify

Biden discusses new program to lower internet costs for low-income families President Joe Biden discusses the Affordable Connectivity Program and a new agreement from 20 internet companies to offer all eligible households high-quality internet plans for no more than $ 30 / month in remarks on May 9, 2022. WASHINGTON – A new program launched …

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A Texas mom left her phone unlocked. Then her 2-year-old son ordered 31 cheeseburgers

On Monday, Kelsey Golden, who works in media marketing for a school, was working on the school’s annual yearbook on her computer at home. She was transferring photos from her phone to her computer when her 2-year-old son Barrett started “yanking” on her phone, she told CNN. Golden explained that her son loves the camera …

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Paytm parent’s quarterly loss widens as expenses surge

Paytm app is seen on a smartphone in this illustration taken, July 13, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 20 (Reuters) – India’s One 97 Communications Ltd (PAYT.NS), the parent of fintech firm Paytm, on Friday reported a wider fourth-quarter loss due to higher …

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Musk denies he sexually harassed flight attendant on private jet

Elon Musk talks at the Automotive World News Congress at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, January 13, 2015. REUTERS / Rebecca Cook // File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OAKLAND, May 19 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk took to Twitter late on Thursday to denounce as “utterly untrue” claims …

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Google ‘private browsing’ mode is not really private, Texas lawsuit says

WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) – The Google search engine collects data on users who think they can be anonymous if they use a “private browsing” mode, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton claimed on Thursday, filing an amended privacy lawsuit against the Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) unit. Texas, Indiana, Washington State and the District of Columbia filed …

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