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US jobless claims hit lowest level in more than 43 years
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped last week to the lowest level in more than 43 years, another sign that most American workers enjoy job security. THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department ...
US bombers strike Islamic State camps in LibyaWASHINGTON (AP) ? U.S. Air Force B-2 bombers and drones attacked a pair of Islamic State military camps in Libya, seeking to eliminate extremists who had escaped the former IS stronghold of Sirte, a defense official said Thursday.
Maine governor won't apologize for criticizing US Rep. Lewis
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Obama's foreign policy, seen from abroad
US President Barack Obama leaves office having put relations with Cuba on a new footing and helped secure a deal that the West hopes will stop Iran from building a nuclear bomb. Obama also faces accusations that he did little to further peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Analysts from around the world have told AFP where they think Obama succeeded -- and where he failed.
Union Pacific cost cuts offset declining shipments in 4Q
US home construction jumps, led by more apartment building
U.S. builders ramped up home construction in December, led by a surge of apartment building, while single-family houses lagged. Housing starts jumped 11.3 percent last month, to a seasonally adjusted annual ...
Czechs a step away from smoking ban in bars, restaurantsThe Czech Republic is one step away from losing its status of one of the last havens for tobacco smokers in Europe. The Senate, the upper house of Parliament, voted 45-12 on Thursday to approve a smoking ...
Over 652K vehicles involved in latest Takata air bag recall