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 2020-06-05 13:06 

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Putin chastises Russian tycoon over massive Arctic oil spill...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday chastised the billionaire owner of a nickel giant for negligence over a massive fuel oil spill that has inflicted huge damage on a fragile Arctic region....

 2020-06-05 12:50 

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30% of Americans Are Waiting to Save for Retirement for This 1 Flawed Reason...

In many cases, it's not a good idea to put off saving for retirement just because you have some debt....

 2020-06-05 12:43 

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Unemployment rate falls to 13.3%, US adds 2.5 million jobs...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 13.3% in May from 14.7%, and 2.5 million jobs were added — a surprisingly positive reading in the midst of a recession that has paralyzed the economy in the wake of......

 2020-06-05 12:39 

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The Latest: Switzerland to lift travel limits on EU, UK...

BERLIN — Switzerland says it plans to lift restrictions on travel from European Union countries and Britain on June 15....

 2020-06-05 12:30 

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Can You Get Unemployment Benefits and Social Security at the Same Time?...

It's usually possible, but there are some caveats based on age and employment status....

 2020-06-05 12:00 

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6 Free Financial Resources for Pandemic Times...

These resources can help you navigate these unprecedented times....

 2020-06-05 11:55 

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World stock markets rise ahead of US jobs data...

Global markets rose Friday and Wall Street futures as investors awaited the U.S. jobs report for May, which is expected to show another surge in unemployment in the world's largest economy....

 2020-06-05 11:40 

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EU, UK still at loggerheads in post-Brexit negotiations...

BRUSSELS (AP) — With the deadline for a possible extension of the Brexit transition period looming, a fourth round of talks on a future trade deal between the European Union and the U.K. ended Friday without result....

 2020-06-05 11:32 

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3 Great Reasons to Take Social Security Benefits at 62...

Claiming benefits early could be a smart retirement decision....

 2020-06-05 11:18 

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36% of Americans Plan to Buy Life Insurance in the Next 12 Months. Here's Why You Should Do the Same...

Now's the time to secure financial protection for your loved ones....

 2020-06-05 10:59 

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How Your Spending Is Likely to Change as a Retiree...

Healthcare expenses go up; transportation costs go down....

 2020-06-05 10:48 

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How to Prepare Financially in Case There's a Second Great Lockdown...

Here are 3 steps to protect yourself no matter what happens!...

 2020-06-05 10:37 

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Twitter disables Trump campaign's George Floyd video tribute...

Twitter has blocked a Trump campaign video tribute to George Floyd over a copyright claim, in a move that adds to tensions between the social media platform and the U.S. president, one of its most widely followed users....

 2020-06-05 10:18 

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21% of Workers Are Making This Dangerous Move Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic...

If you do the same, you might sorely regret it later on....

 2020-06-05 10:07 

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Malaysian ex-PM to hear verdict in 1st graft case in July...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian ex-Prime Minister Najib Razak was victimized by rogue bankers and should be acquitted of corruption charges linked to the massive looting of a state investment fund, his lawyers said Friday at the close of......

 2020-06-05 10:06 

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There's a Surefire Way to Fix Social Security, so Why Haven't We Implemented It?...

Making this simple change would mean no need for benefit cuts until 2094....

 2020-06-05 09:53 

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The Latest: British Airways mulling suit vs quaratine rule...

LONDON -- British Airways is considering legal action against the U.K. government's plans to force anyone arriving into the country to quarantine themselves for 14 days in order to stem the spread of the coronavirus....

 2020-06-05 09:24 

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World shares, Wall St futures advance ahead of US jobs data...

Shares surged Friday in early European trading and Wall Street futures were higher after a broad advance in Asia as investors await U.S. jobs data for May....

 2020-06-05 08:46 

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German factory orders plunge, portending lean times ahead...

BERLIN (AP) — Factory orders in Germany plunged even more than anticipated in April, underlining the effect the coronavirus pandemic has had on Europe's largest economy....

 2020-06-05 08:37 

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The Latest: Pakistan shuts shops, markets after cases surge...

ISLAMABAD - Pakistani authorities backed by security forces shut down more than 3,000 shops and markets across the country in a series of raids for violating social distancing regulations, after COVID-19 cases surpassed those in neighboring China....

 2020-06-05 07:43 

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The Latest: UK watchdog to probe virus racial inequalities...

LONDON -- Britain's official human rights watchdog is to mount an inquiry into the racial inequalities exposed by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-06-05 07:41 

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Australia's national news agency to survive with new owners...

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's national news agency will continue with new owners, the board confirmed Friday, just weeks before it was due to be shut down....

 2020-06-05 07:24 

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Asian shares higher after jobless data snaps Wall St rally...

Shares advanced in Asia on Friday, with Tokyo's Nikkei 225 closing at its highest level since late February....

 2020-06-05 07:16 

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Despite reopening, some jobs lost to virus 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 07:09 

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Malaysia's ex-PM to hear verdict in 1st graft case in July...

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak was victimized by rogue bankers and should be acquitted of corruption linked to the massive looting of a state investment fund, his lawyers said Friday at the close of......

 2020-06-05 06:06 

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New Zealand military buys 5 Lockheed Hercules planes for $1B...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's military said Friday it will buy five Super Hercules transport planes from Lockheed Martin for $1 billion....

 2020-06-05 06:06 

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9 firefighters hospitalized in Florida after ship explosion...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Nine firefighters responding to a fire aboard a ship in Florida have been hospitalized after the ship exploded, injuring eight and sending one to a hospital for heat exhaustion, authorities said....

 2020-06-05 06:02 

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The Latest: Czechs lift restrictions on regional travel...

PRAGUE — The Czech Republic is lifting all restrictions on travel to neighboring Austria and Germany and also Hungary....

 2020-06-05 05:29 

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Japan's pandemic deaths low, but future success uncertain...

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has kept its deaths from the new coronavirus low despite a series of missteps that beg the question of whether it can prevent future waves of infections....

 2020-06-05 05:08 

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The Latest: Pacific nation Fiji declares itself virus-free...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Fiji has declared itself free of the coronavirus - at least for now - after all 18 people who tested positive have recovered....

 2020-06-05 05:00 

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Gary Peluso-Verdend: Demonstrate compassion for others, wear a mask...

It is a discouraging sign of the times that public health practices are folded into the bitter batter of partisanship. Just a short while ago, who would have believed that wearing a face mask as part of global effort to......

 2020-06-05 05:00 

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Biz quicks...

The flight will operate Thursdays and Sundays....

 2020-06-05 04:51 

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Asia Today: India's daily virus cases surge by nearly 10,000...

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Health Ministry on Friday reported another record spike in new coronavirus cases — more than 9,800 in the past 24 hours....

 2020-06-05 04:50 

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Asian shares higher after jobless data snaps Wall St rally...

Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Friday after U.S. unemployment data gave the S&P 500 its first loss in five days....

 2020-06-05 04:01 

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Another huge blow to US workers expected in May jobs report...

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's workers likely suffered another devastating blow in May, with millions more jobs lost to the viral pandemic and an unemployment rate near or even above 20% for the first time since the Great Depression....

 2020-06-05 03:56 

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The Latest: Filipino leader says US unrest hurts virus fight...

MANILLA, Philippines — Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says that he is glad "Filipinos are really law-abiding" and that the Philippines is not going through unrest like America, which would make the coronavirus quarantine enforcement f...

 2020-06-05 03:13 

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Asia Today: 39 new cases in S. Korea; China defends record...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Friday reported 39 new cases of the coronavirus as infections continued to spike after rigid social distancing rules were relaxed....

 2020-06-05 02:13 

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The Latest: Brazil has new high in COVID deaths, with 1,473...

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil has reported 1,473 more COVID-19 deaths, the biggest 24-hour increase in the country's death toll since the outbreak began. That's equal to more than one death per minute, and means the country now has the......

 2020-06-05 02:13 

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The Latest: Brazil has new high in COVID deaths, with 1,473...

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil has reported 1,473 more COVID-19 deaths, the biggest 24-hour increase in the country's death toll since the outbreak began. That's equal to more than one death per minute, and means the country now has the......

 2020-06-05 01:58 

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JC Penney closing 154 stores in first post-bankruptcy phase...

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney said Thursday that it will start closing 154 of its stores next week in what it is calling the first phase of its efforts to shrink its footprint....

 2020-06-05 01:51 

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Google: State-backed hackers targeted Trump, Biden campaigns...

BOSTON (AP) — Google said state-backed hackers have targeted the campaigns of both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, although it saw no evidence that the phishing attempts were successful....

 2020-06-05 01:49 

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The Latest: 39 new virus cases in South Korea, most in Seoul...

SEOUL, South Korea —— South Korea has reported 39 new cases of the coronavirus over a 24-hour period, a continuation of an upward trend in new infections in the Asian country....

 2020-06-05 01:00 

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The Latest: China reports 5 new coronavirus cases, no deaths...

BEIJING — China is reporting five new confirmed coronavirus cases, all of them brought by Chinese citizens from outside the country....

 2020-06-05 00:29 

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The Latest: 2nd prison worker with coronavirus dies in Calif...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Officials in California say a second state prison employee has died after testing positive for the coronavirus....

 2020-06-05 00:29 

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The Latest: 2nd prison worker with coronavirus dies in Calif...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Officials in California say a second state prison employee has died after testing positive for the coronavirus....

 2020-06-05 00:27 

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Federal court rejects EPA approval of widely used herbicide...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The federal government must revoke its approval of a widely used weed killer that has damaged other crops and turned neighbor against neighbor in some farm communities, a federal appeals court in California ruled....

 2020-06-04 23:44 

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Washington state gets back millions in stolen jobless aid...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington officials said Thursday they believe they have recovered about half of the hundreds of millions in unemployment benefits paid to criminals who used stolen identities to file claims during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-06-04 23:17 

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Google: State-based hackers targeted Trump, Biden campaigns...

BOSTON (AP) — Google said state-based hackers have targeted the campaigns of both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, although it saw no evidence that the phishing attempts were successful....

 2020-06-04 23:04 

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The Latest: Wisconsin's World Dairy Expo canceled amid virus...

MADISON, Wis. — Organizers of the World Dairy Expo in Madison have canceled this year's event because of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-06-04 22:30 

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Progress made in clearing jobless claims backlog but agency declines to say how many awaiting a call back...

State officials declined this week to divulge how many jobless claims were awaiting a call back from case workers as the latest weekly report released Thursday reflected a filing pace that has continued since early May....

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