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Mortgage rates trend down for Monday

Yuganov Konstantin/Shutterstock.com Multiple benchmark mortgage rates tapered off today. The average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage tapered off, but the average rate on a 15-year fixed were unchanged. The average rate on 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages, meanwhile, decreased. Rates for mortgages are constantly changing, but they remain low by historical standards. If you’re in the market…

Jeff Sessions, DOJ move toward showdown with ‘sanctuary cities’

The Trump administration on Friday pushed closer to a showdown with cities and counties that have enacted policies prohibiting law enforcement personnel from cooperating with federal immigration authorities about people in the country illegally. The Justice Department sent letters to nine jurisdictions, often referred to as “sanctuary cities,” escalating warnings that federal law enforcement grants…

New Yorkers hit the streets to protest HUD budget cuts

New Yorkers gathered Thursday to protest President Donald-Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. In Trump’s official proposal, the funding for HUD shaved off $6.2 billion from the department’s funding. Of course, Congress still needs to approve of the President’s budget before it is enacted. But today, citizens of…

7 incredible health benefits of marijuana

Aol.com Editors Apr 20th 2017 3:17PM In the United States, nearly 23 states, plus Washington D.C., have legalized medical marijuana. In cities like Denver and Seattle, recreational marijuana plays an imperative role for local businesses. However, more and more states are making an effort to learn more about the drug’s incredible benefits. Science proves that…