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US jobs report shows 16.6M Americans applied for unemployment since coronavirus outbreak

3 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   5 articles

Roughly one in 10 workers have lost their jobs in just the past three weeks.
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US jobs report shows 15M Americans applied for unemployment in 3 weeks

23 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   5 articles

More than 6.6 million people applied for unemployment last week, just shy of the record set the week prior. This means more than 15 million Americans have applied for...
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Intelligence chief Kadhimi named 3rd Iraq's PM in 10 weeks

Intelligence chief Kadhimi named 3rd Iraq's PM in 10 weeks

1 hour ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Iraq's President Barham Salih named intelligence chief Mustafa al-Kadhimi as prime minister-designate on Thursday, the third person tapped to lead the country in just 10 weeks...
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Jobless claims report today could hit 7 million or higher amid coronavirus crisis

1 hour ago   |   ABC

This comes after nearly 10 million people applied for benefits in the previous two weeks because of business shutdowns from the coronavirus.
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How coronavirus spread through a birthday and a funeral in Chicago

How coronavirus spread through a birthday and a funeral in Chicago

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - One person who attended a birthday and a funeral in Chicago earlier this year likely left 16 people infected with coronavirus, three of whom died, according to a...
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Three nurses in the UK forced to wear trash bags instead of real protective gear have tested positive for the coronavirus

Three nurses in the UK forced to wear trash bags instead of real protective gear have tested positive for the coronavirus

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Three UK nurses forced to wear bin bags because of a lack of protective equipment for front-line medical workers during the coronavirus crisis have tested positive for the...
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U.S. federal stockpile of medical protective gear is almost empty as coronavirus spreads

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

The Strategic National Stockpile is nearly out of the N95 respirators , surgical masks, face, shields, gowns and other medical supplies desperately needed to protect front-line...
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The Socially Distanced Protester

1 hour ago   |   The New Republic

Much of the emotional power of a march or demonstration comes from being there. Successful labor organizing likewise depends in part on the intimacy that arises when people...
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Iraq names its third prime minister in 10 weeks

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BAGHDAD - Iraq's president named intelligence chief Mustafa al-Kadhimi as prime minister-designate on Thursday, the third person tapped to lead the country in just 10 weeks as...
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Authors share their destinations for literary journeys

Authors share their destinations for literary journeys

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Even when I was very young, reading was always a way to transport myself to a faraway place - real or imaginary. The Little House series was transformational for its excellent...
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Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

In Biden and Trump, voters will choose between two candidates with dramatically different prescriptions for health care, climate change, foreign policy and leadership in an era... Read more ...

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

For the next coronavirus aid package, the White House wants to pump $250 billion into a small business fund but opposes Democrats' proposal to tack on billions for protective... Read more ...

Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old boy abducted in Durham, mother hospitalized

Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old boy abducted in Durham, mother hospitalized

An Amber Alert was issued Thursday for a 2-year-old boy. Read more ...

Linda Tripp, who provided Lewinsky tapes against President Clinton, dies at 70

Linda Tripp, who provided Lewinsky tapes against President Clinton, dies at 70

Former Pentagon worker Linda Tripp, who provided tape-recorded conversations of former White House intern Monica Lewinsky about former President Bill Clinton, has died. Read more ...

Man accused of stabbing family feared coronavirus would kill them

Man accused of stabbing family feared coronavirus would kill them

A Wisconsin man accused of stabbing four family members, killing two of them, said he did it because "the coronavirus was going to get them, so I had to kill them," according... Read more ...

Intelligence chief Kadhimi named 3rd Iraq's PM in 10 weeks

Intelligence chief Kadhimi named 3rd Iraq's PM in 10 weeks

Iraq's President Barham Salih named intelligence chief Mustafa al-Kadhimi as prime minister-designate on Thursday, the third person tapped to lead the country in just 10 weeks... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here's what you need to know before the markets open. Saudi Arabia plowed $1 billion into Shell and other European oil producers. Saudi's Public Investment Fund, which recently... Read more ...

PHOTOS: Storms leave trail of widespread damage across the region

PHOTOS: Storms leave trail of widespread damage across the region

Severe weather swept through the area late Wednesday evening leaving widespread damage and thousands without power. Read more ...

Coronavirus clause hands Wimbledon a break as canceled championships'...

Coronavirus clause hands Wimbledon a break as canceled championships' reported $141 MILLION pandemic insurance policy pays off

An insurance measure against pandemics, launched by Wimbledon following the SARS outbreak 17 years ago, will reportedly pay out around $141 million in compensation following... Read more ...

NFL mock draft 2020: Complete 7-round edition pairs Patriots, Raiders, Colts...

NFL mock draft 2020: Complete 7-round edition pairs Patriots, Raiders, Colts with new QBs

Sporting News' latest NFL mock draft for 2020 spans seven rounds, covering all 255 picks from projected No. 1 overall selection Joe Burrow down to Mr. Irrelevant. Read more ...