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 2020-06-05 21:17 

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California to allow schools, gyms and bars reopen next week...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will allow schools, day camps, bars, gyms, campgrounds and professional sports to begin reopening with modifications starting next Friday....

 2020-06-05 20:44 

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US unemployment drops unexpectedly to 13.3% amid outbreak...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment dropped unexpectedly in May to 13.3% as reopened businesses began recalling millions of workers faster than economists had predicted, triggering a big rally Friday on Wall Street and giving President Donald Trump ...

 2020-06-05 20:44 

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U.S. unemployment drops unexpectedly to 13.3% amid outbreak...

WASHINGTON — U.S. unemployment dropped unexpectedly in May to 13.3% as reopened businesses began recalling millions of workers faster than economists had predicted, triggering a big rally Friday on Wall Street and giving President Donald Trump somet...

 2020-06-05 20:32 

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Reddit co-founder leaves board, urges black replacement...

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced his resignation from the board of the social media site and urged the board to replace him with a black candidate....

 2020-06-05 20:26 

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Kaysville Mayor Katie Witt censured over protest concert...

KAYSVILLE, Utah (AP) — The Kaysville City Council has unanimously censured Mayor Katie Witt after she was heavily criticized for her support last month of a concert protesting coronavirus-related restrictions....

 2020-06-05 20:25 

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AP Explains: Key takeaways from a surprising jobs report...

BALTIMORE (AP) — No one saw it coming — 2.5 million job gains in May and a lower unemployment rate....

 2020-06-05 20:25 

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AP Explains: Key takeaways from a surprising jobs report...

BALTIMORE (AP) — No one saw it coming — 2.5 million job gains in May and a lower unemployment rate....

 2020-06-05 20:25 

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US consumers shunned borrowing in April as economy shut down...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer borrowing plunged in April as households fretted about the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic and cut back on their use of credit....

 2020-06-05 20:20 

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The Latest: Pakistan PM avoids new lockdown, daily cases up...

ISLAMABAD-- Pakistan's prime minister has told his country's people that he does not want to reimpose a lockdown that was eased last month, saying the nation cannot afford to because of its ailing economy....

 2020-06-05 20:13 

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Trump allows commercial fishing in marine conservation area...

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — President Donald Trump rolled back protections Friday at a marine conservation area off the New England coast, signing an order to allow commercial fishing in a stretch of water environmentalists say is critical for endangered r...

 2020-06-05 19:44 

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The Latest: From buzzing to bland, Louisiana businesses open...

NEW ORLEANS -- Some Louisiana businesses have been slammed after reopening for the first time in 2 1/2 months while others are waiting for customers or taking another week to emerge from a nationwide virus lockdown....

 2020-06-05 19:29 

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Citing jobs, Trump claims victory over virus, econ collapse...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump effectively claimed victory over the economic crisis and COVID-19 on Friday and major progress against racial inequity, heartily embracing an unexpectedly good jobs report in hopes of convincing a discouraged...

 2020-06-05 19:25 

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Fire destroys Southern California warehouse linked to Amazon...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fire early Friday destroyed a Southern California distribution facility that was used to ship items to Amazon customers but authorities said employees got out and there were no reports of injuries....

 2020-06-05 19:24 

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California again extends major contract for protective masks...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is giving a Chinese manufacturer it contracted with for hundreds of millions of protective masks one more week to get federal certification after the company twice missed the deadline....

 2020-06-05 19:15 

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Michigan halts 340K unemployment accounts over fraud issues...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan said Friday that it has halted 340,000 unemployment benefit accounts over concerns about fraudulent impostor claims, though many are legitimate claimants who deserve the money....

 2020-06-05 19:09 

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Trump moves to allow commercial fishing in conservation area...

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — President Donald Trump took action Friday to allow commercial fishing at a marine conservation area off the New England coast....

 2020-06-05 19:05 

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The Latest: UK is 2nd nation after US with 40K virus deaths...

The U.K. has become the second country to officially record more than 40,000 coronavirus-related deaths as more than 100 scientists wrote to the British government to urge it to reconsider lifting virus lockdown restrictions....

 2020-06-05 18:55 

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Idaho offers $1,500 bonus for people to return to work...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho residents on unemployment could receive a one-time bonus of up to $1,500 to return to work under a plan Gov. Brad Little announced Friday....

 2020-06-05 18:51 

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US unemployment drops unexpectedly to 13.3% amid outbreak...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment dropped unexpectedly in May to 13.3% as reopened businesses began recalling millions of workers faster than economists had predicted, triggering a rally Friday on Wall Street and giving President Donald Trump some...

 2020-06-05 18:28 

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President Donald Trump takes action to allow commercial fishing at marine conservation area off New England coast...

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — President Donald Trump takes action to allow commercial fishing at marine conservation area off New England coast....

 2020-06-05 18:12 

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Local concert venue proposes class-action lawsuit against insurer over denied COVID-19 claims...

The case was filed by Till Metro Entertainment, doing business as The Vanguard, in U.S. District Court in Tulsa....

 2020-06-05 18:00 

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Scaling Back Spending Yields Unexpected Benefits...

When I originally set out to write this column, I wanted to share the unexpected benefits of cutting back on my online shopping habit. At the beginning of the year,......

 2020-06-05 17:57 

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Faced with making food for state troopers, workers walk out...

Forced to choose between their beliefs and their jobs, four restaurant workers say, they walked out after they were threatened with being fired for refusing to help fill an order for a law enforcement agency that was policing nearby race......

 2020-06-05 17:00 

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The Latest: Coronavirus deaths continue to reduce in Italy...

MILAN — No deaths were recorded in nine Italian regions on Friday as the coronavirus's grip on Italy continues to ease. The number of deaths nationwide grew by 85 in 24 hours, in line with recent days, for a total......

 2020-06-05 16:53 

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Pandemic accelerates Mormon missionaries' transition online...

BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — Wearing dress shirts, ties and name tags, three missionaries with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sit around the kitchen table inside a Utah apartment planning how they'll spread their gospel that day....

 2020-06-05 16:48 

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The Latest: Travel company Tui's airline to halve its fleet...

BERLIN — German-based travel company Tui aims to roughly halve its Tuifly airline's fleet of planes as it deals with the economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis....

 2020-06-05 16:40 

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Historic Greenwood District, east Tulsa added to Oklahoma Main Street program...

The program is a revitalization effort that provides tools to improve their historic central and neighborhood business district areas....

 2020-06-05 16:34 

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Malaria drug didn't help virus patients, big UK study finds...

Leaders of a large study in the United Kingdom that is rigorously testing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine and other medicines for hospitalized COVID-19 patients say they will stop putting people on the drug because it's clear it isn't helping....

 2020-06-05 16:17 

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US will allow limited flights by Chinese airlines, not a ban...

The Trump administration said Friday it will let Chinese airlines operate a limited number of flights to the U.S., backing down from a a threat to ban the flights....

 2020-06-05 16:13 

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The Latest: N. Macedonia records new record daily infections...

SKOPJE, North Macedonia — North Macedonia has registered a new record number of daily coronavirus infections for the third consecutive day, with more than half the country's 2.1 million people under an 80-hour near-total lockdown....

 2020-06-05 16:12 

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US moves forward with plan to end wild bird protections...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration moved forward Friday with plans to scale back a century-old law protecting most American wild bird species despite warnings that billions of birds could die as a result....

 2020-06-05 15:49 

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The Latest: WHO advises wider use of masks in virus hotspots...

The World Health Organization is changing its recommendations for the use of masks during the coronavirus pandemic and is now recommending that in areas where there is widespread transmission, people should wear masks when social distancing is not possibl...

 2020-06-05 15:35 

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Wall Street's rally zooms higher after surprise gain in jobs...

Stocks are rushing higher Friday after a much better-than-expected report on the U.S. job market gave Wall Street's recent rally another shot of adrenaline....

 2020-06-05 15:30 

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Six Oklahoma JCPenney stores to close after company files for bankruptcy...

Among the casualties is the location in Tulsa Promenade Mall....

 2020-06-05 15:29 

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U.S. Unemployment Was Down in May, But We're Not Out of the Woods...

May's unemployment numbers came in lower than April's, but we're still worlds away from a full economic recovery....

 2020-06-05 15:14 

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Trump hails jobs report, but unemployment rate still high...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took a victory lap Friday morning after the government reported surprising job gains for last month, seizing on the data to predict that the worst of the coronavirus pandemic and its economic disruption was.....

 2020-06-05 15:11 

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No progress: EU, UK remain far apart in post-Brexit talks...

BRUSSELS (AP) — Another round of trade discussions between the European Union and the U.K. ended Friday — and once again there were no signs of progress ahead of a looming deadline on whether a transition arrangement can be extended....

 2020-06-05 15:03 

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Whitmer: Salons open June 15; northern Mich. restarts sooner...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Friday that hair salons and other personal-care businesses can reopen across Michigan on June 15, while those businesses and places like gyms and movie theaters that were shut down to curb the......

 2020-06-05 14:54 

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The Latest: New Orleans left out of looser Louisiana rules...

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana's bars, spas and tattoo shops can begin restarting operations nearly three months after they were closed because of the coronavirus....

 2020-06-05 14:31 

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This Is How Much It Costs for a Senior to Live Independently in Every U.S. State...

How expensive is it to live in your preferred locale?...

 2020-06-05 14:17 

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3 Ways to Prepare Your Portfolio for a Recession...

If, like many experts and non-experts, you see a recession looming, here are some smart moves to maximize your financial security....

 2020-06-05 14:11 

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Houston-based Contango Oil & Gas reaches management services pact with Tulsa-based Mid-Con Energy Partners...

Contango will take over the operations of Mid-Con's oil and gas assets in exchange for a $4 million annual services fee and other considerations....

 2020-06-05 14:04 

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Proposed Hawaii affordable housing project draws opposition...

HONOLULU (AP) — Members of a Hawaii Island community have expressed opposition to plans to build a rental apartment complex with primarily low-income units....

 2020-06-05 13:58 

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Wall Street's rally accelerates after stunning jobs report...

Stocks are rushing higher in early trading Friday after a stunningly good report on the U.S. job market gave Wall Street's recent rally another shot of adrenaline....

 2020-06-05 13:56 

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Despite global reopening push, some jobs are gone for good...

BANGKOK (AP) — Factories and stores are reopening, economies are reawakening but many jobs just aren't coming back....

 2020-06-05 13:48 

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'Respect them': Even in wealthy areas, food bank demand high...

VALLEY STREAM, N.Y. (AP) — One was a nurse, another a retiree. Others had recently lost jobs with an insurance company and a country club....

 2020-06-05 13:30 

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Why Half of Retirees Have Funding Shortfall and How to Avoid the Same Fate...

A new CFPB study says nearly half of Americans don't have enough funding to maintain their lifestyle in retirement....

 2020-06-05 13:26 

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Canadian economy unexpectedly adds 289,600 jobs in May...

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Statistics Canada reported Friday the Canadian economy added 289,600 jobs in May, with businesses reopening amid easing public health restrictions....

 2020-06-05 13:16 

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US unemployment drops unexpectedly to a still-high 13.3%...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell unexpectedly in May to 13.3% — still on par with what the nation witnessed during the Great Depression — as states loosened their coronavirus lockdowns and businesses began recalling work...

 2020-06-05 13:12 

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US unemployment drops unexpectedly to a still-high 13.3%...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell unexpectedly in May to 13.3% — still on par with what the nation witnessed during the Great Depression — as states loosened their coronavirus lockdowns and businesses began recalling work...

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