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    Unemployment Claims Expected to Have Remained High Last Week

    The weekly report, which will be published Thursday morning, might show a drop in claims because of the Christmas holiday.

    Unemployment Claims Show Impact of Layoffs as Virus Surges

    “It’s going to be a challenging few months,” one economist says. A new pandemic relief bill from Congress could soften the blow.

    Unemployment Claims Jump, Casting New Shadow Over U.S. Economy

    The recent coronavirus surge is taking a toll on jobs that one economist calls “a slow-moving disaster.”

    Rise in Unemployment Claims Signals an Economic Reversal

    Job losses showed no letup as a surge in coronavirus cases forced new business shutdowns and a $600 weekly federal benefit inched to its expiration.

    U.S. Says Most of China’s Claims in South China Sea Are Illegal

    The announcement by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo portends more American military operations to push back Chinese maritime activity and sanctions on Chinese companies.
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