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FactPipe.com 8 Mortgage rates are on the rise again

After taking a breather for several weeks, mortgage rates climbed again. The 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage averaged 5.23% in the week ending June 9, up from 5.09% the week before, according to Freddie Mac. The rate remains well above the 2.96% average from this time last year. \"After little movement the last few weeks, mortgage rates rose again on the back of increased economic activity and incoming inflation data,\" said Sam Khater, Freddie Mac's chief economist.Read More

 
FactPipe.com 8 CNN fires Chris Cuomo - CNN

CNN said Saturday that anchor Chris Cuomo has been \"terminated\" by the network, \"effective immediately.\" The announcement came after an outside law firm was retained to review exactly how Cuomo aided his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.Read More

 
FactPipe.com 6 Portland, OR locals discuss the intersection of climate

Climate change is here and it's real. No matter how much denial there continues to be, there's evidence of it every day. In recent weeks, the Pacific Northwest has been taking the brunt of it with wildfires and a heat wave that even melted key infrastructure like power lines on cable cars. Ali Velshi met with five Portland, OR locals to have a candid conversation about climate's effect on infrastructure and why the situation is as urgent as ever. One panelist tells Ali Velshi climate change “is human-made, and therefore we have choices, and we have options…we have to make them now. And that is about investments and planning for investments moving forward and investing now in these issues because investing now is much cheaper than dealing with the impacts of climate change in a year or two years or ten years.”Read More