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US adds 1.8 million jobs in a sign that hiring has slowed

US adds 1.8 million jobs in a sign that hiring has slowed

27 minutes ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The United States added 1.8 million jobs in July, a pullback from the gains of May and June and evidence that the resurgent coronavirus is stalling hiring and...
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U.S. added 1.8 million jobs as pandemic stalls hiring

35 minutes ago   |   Post Gazette   |   2 articles

The U.S. economy has now recovered only about 42% of the 22 million jobs it lost to the pandemic-induced recession, according to the Labor Department's jobs report released Friday.
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U.S. unemployment rate fell to 10.2 percent in July

47 minutes ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

The unemployment rate fell to 10.2 percent in July, the Labor Department reported Friday. That's down from a peak of 14.7 percent in April, but still far above the 3.5 percent...
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State Department lifts international 'do not travel' advisory, but hurdles remain

1 hour ago   |   CNBC

The U.S. State Department has lifted its 'do not travel' advisory for international trips but many countries remain closed to Americans.
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Albany unveils new neighborhood portal

1 hour ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - City residents now have a new way to address quality-of-life issues in their neighborhoods. The city introduced a new website, w, on Thursday as a one-stop shop for...
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Body found washed ashore near Belmont Harbor: police

1 hour ago   |   ABC

A body has washed up on shore near the Belmont Harbor Friday morning, according to police.
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Following Charter Commission Vote, Minneapolis City Leaders Push Ahead With Efforts To Change Police

2 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis leaders who pledged to dismantle the city's Police Department in the wake of George Floyd's death won't achieve the type of structural overhaul to...
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They Said They Were Protesting Peacefully. Then the Police Arrived

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

Five New Yorkers describe the night they were arrested while participating in Black Lives Matter demonstrations.
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Russia has created world's 1st Covid-19 vaccine, will be registered next week - Health Ministry

Russia has created world's 1st Covid-19 vaccine, will be registered next week - Health Ministry

3 hours ago   |   RT

Moscow's Gamelei Center will register the world's first coronavirus vaccine on August 12, Russia's deputy health minister has revealed. Oleg Gridnev says medical workers and...
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US arms sales to Taiwan violate ‘one China' principle, Beijing says after drone report

US arms sales to Taiwan violate ‘one China' principle, Beijing says after drone report

4 hours ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

The United States should stop arms sales to Taiwan to avoid affecting bilateral relations, China's Foreign Ministry has said. US arms sales seriously violate the “one China”...
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President Trump to ban dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

President Trump to ban dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

The move turns up the pressure on negotiations over the popular video app's future through a potential sale. Read more ...

Hagerty rides Trump support to Senate GOP primary win in Tennessee

Hagerty rides Trump support to Senate GOP primary win in Tennessee

Former U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty has won the Tennessee Republican primary for an open U.S. Senate seat behind the endorsement of President Donald Trump. Read more ...

Protesters rally in Portland as mayor decries violence

Protesters rally in Portland as mayor decries violence

Police declared an unlawful assembly late Thursday and officers worked to push protesters away from a precinct. Read more ...

Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression'

Michelle Obama says she's suffering from 'low-grade depression'

It's a familiar feeling for many Americans. Read more ...

TikTok ‘shocked' by Trump's ban on transactions with its parent company...

TikTok ‘shocked' by Trump's ban on transactions with its parent company, threatens legal action

TikTok denied having ever shared user data with the Chinese government and threated to sue the Trump Administration after the US president signed an executive order that would... Read more ...

President Trump signs executive orders to ban TikTok, WeChat in 45 days

President Trump signs executive orders to ban TikTok, WeChat in 45 days

WASHINGTON - President Trump issued executive orders Thursday evening prohibiting Americans from transacting with the owners of popular mobile apps TikTok and WeChat. The... Read more ...

'External interference through a rocket or bomb or other act' possible cause...

'External interference through a rocket or bomb or other act' possible cause for Beirut blast - Lebanon's president

Lebanon's President did not rule out that a series of powerful explosions in the Port of Beirut were caused by a rocket or a bomb. The authorities previously stated that the... Read more ...

Man in custody after shootout with Chicago police in Chatham

Man in custody after shootout with Chicago police in Chatham

CHICAGO - A man is in custody following a police chase and exchange of gunfire with officers in the city's Chatham neighborhood. The incident happened around 2:20 a.m. Friday... Read more ...

Ohio Gov. DeWine negative for coronavirus in second test

Ohio Gov. DeWine negative for coronavirus in second test

COLUMBUS, Ohio - In a second test administered Thursday, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested negative for COVID-19. First Lady Fran DeWine and staff members also all tested negative... Read more ...

Trump bans U.S. transactions with TikTok and WeChat starting September 20

Trump bans U.S. transactions with TikTok and WeChat starting September 20

President Donald Trump banned U.S. transactions with China's ByteDance, owner of video-sharing app TikTok, and Tencent, operator of messenger app WeChat., Read more ...