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Nuclear fortress: Major upgrades underway at Russian home port for strategic submarines of the Pacific Ocean

A top-secret seaport in Kamchatka, home to some of Russia’s most-valuable attack and strategic submarines, is getting a major upgrade of its facilities. Massive 50-meter-high moles will make it more efficient and defensible. Vilyuchinsk is a small city in Russia’s Far-Eastern region of Kamchatka located just 20 km from the provincial capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. The location…

Best Ways to Winterize Your Home and Save Money

How much do you pay for heating? Depending on where you live, it’s a good chunk of money during the wintertime. Even though we live in the South (in lovely Raleigh!), we’re not immune to getting some cold weather.   With winter coming up, we’re setting aside time this season (while this fall weather is crisp, yet comfortable)…

BYE BYE NYC: Trump making Florida his permanent home

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will be making Palm Beach, Florida, his permanent residence instead of his Trump Tower apartment in New York City. Trump has owned the Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach since 1985 and has spent more time there during his presidency than at his penthouse apartment on…

Buying a home? Here’s how to decide how much to put down

Housing prices are ticking up again, with the average price for homes sold in September in the GTA reaching $ 843,115, according to the latest report. Rising prices present prospective home buyers with a dilemma when it comes to saving for a down payment. Putting down the minimum five per cent on a $ 500,000…