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Investing.com’s initial jobless claims fell to 1.18 million last week

© Reuters. By Noreen Burke Investing.com – The number of Americans seeking initial unemployment benefits has dropped to last week after two consecutive weeks of spike as the labor market rebound loses momentum amid the revival of Covid-19 cases. The number is the lowest weekly total for first-time applications since late March when layoffs exploded across the country due to …

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Bill Gates claims that the “misery” of the pandemic will happen “regularly” if climate change is not stopped

Billionaire Bill Gates wants the United States to treat climate change with the “same urgency” with which it responded to COVID-19, arguing that the effects of the former will be much worse without corrective action. “If you want to know what damage climate change will cause, take a look at COVID-19 and spread the pain over a much longer period,” …

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Facebook RemovesTrump Post for False Coronavirus Claims – Deadline

UPDATED, 7:41 PM PT: Facebook removed one of Donald Trump’s posts on its platform on Wednesday and concluded that it contained a video in which the president spread misinformation about the coronavirus. Twitter also required a Trump campaign account to remove the video before it could tweet again. The posts included a clip from an interview with Fox News in …

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Trump claims he did “more for black Americans” than John Lewis

President Donald Trump repeatedly stopped describing the late Democratic MP John Lewis of Georgia as an impressive person during an Axios interview. “He chose not to come to my inauguration,” Trump said of Lewis. “He voted, I never met John Lewis, I don’t think so.” “I find a lot of people impressive,” added Trump. “I don’t find many people impressive, …

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Unemployment claims are still falling as Congress debates benefits

Positions filled include loan officers, insurers, credit processors and customer service representatives for offices in Buckhead and Alpharetta. This is a sign that the Atlanta property market is still strong. But in large parts of the economy, the continuing spread of the corona virus is shaking consumer spending, Wald said. “The bad news is that despite the reopening in Georgia, …

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Unemployment claims rise for the second week in a row

According to the Department of Labor, around 1.4 million people made initial jobless claims last week, 12,000 more than the previous week, which was the first increase in 16 weeks. The news came the same day when a separate report showed that the U.S. economy contracted from April to June at an annual rate of 32.9%, the worst decline in …

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Leaker Jon Prosser claims that iPhone 12 and new iPads will be launched in October

Leaker Jon Prosser, who has a somewhat mixed track record predicting Apple’s plans, announced today that new iPhone 12 models and new iPads will be launched in October. Several rumors suggest that some or all of the “iPhone 12” models coming this year will be launched later than normal. Apple typically launches and releases new iPhones in September. However, the …

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