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California Realtors accused of creating ‘anti-consumer’ forms

The U.S. Justice Department has launched a “formal inquiry” into the California Association of Realtors’ contracts and forms after a national consumer group complained that 2024 documents contained “anti-consumer provisions.” The association’s new buyer-agent representation agreement, for example, was “too disorganized and complex for the average homebuyer to understand,” the Consumer Federation of America said […]

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Donald Trump will accept Republican nomination again days after surviving an assassination attempt

By JONATHAN J. COOPER and JILL COLVIN Associated Press MILWAUKEE (AP) — Donald Trump takes the stage Thursday at the Republican National Convention to accept his party’s nomination again and give his first speech since he was cut off mid-sentence by a flurry of gunfire in an assassination attempt at a rally in Pennsylvania. Trump’s address will conclude the four-day […]