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Biden speaks to unemployed California resident by phone

President Biden Calls Unemployed Americans White House revives long tradition of President’s weekly public addresses President Joe Biden spoke on the phone with a California resident who lost her job due to the coronavirus pandemic and spoke encouraging words to her. According to the White House, such talks between the President and ordinary Americans will […]

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Pope urged to help those in need during a pandemic

IN&# 160; Christmas&# 160; Mass&# 160; in&# 160; Vatican&# 160; could&# 160; accept&# 160; participation&# 160; not&# 160; more&# 160; one hundred&# 160; invitees&# 160; people and&# 160; small&# 160; group&# 160; bishops&# 160; and&# 160; cardinals On Thursday, Pope Francis held a festive mass that was marred by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The Pontiff […]

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US economic growth slows down due to surge in COVID-19 infections

COVID-19 shrinks economic growth According to the Ministry of Labor, only 245 thousand new jobs appeared in the market in November, which is much lower than earlier forecasts. The recovery of the American economy seems to be slowing due to the increase in the number of cases of coronavirus infection: in November, employers opened 245,000 […]

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Biden promises to invest “primarily in America”

Biden Promises to End ‘This Season of Darkness in America’ President-elect faces post-pandemic economic downturn WASHINGTON – US President-elect Joe Biden, who is developing a strategy for economic recovery after the pandemic, pledges to invest “primarily in America”. “I want to ensure that we fight with all our might, investing primarily in America,” Biden told […]

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Cecilia Rouse highlighted the need to make the economy fairer

Economic Turmoil During Covid-19 Featuring Cecilia Rouse Candidate for the post of head of the White House Economic Advisory Council on Thursday speaks at a hearing before the Senate Banking Committee The severe economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic gives the United States an opportunity to build a fairer economy, Cecilia Routh, nominated by President […]

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Trump: America won’t close in case of second wave of coronavirus

Pres. Donald Trump: ‘We are not closing our country’ if second wave of coronavirus hits President warned of dangers &# 171; permanent quarantine&# 187; WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump continues to urge states to get back to normal as soon as possible, despite lingering coronavirus fears. “I don’t think people will like it,” the […]

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About 1.5 million more people applied for unemployment benefits in the USA

1.5 Million More Americans File For Unemployment Benefits | Morning Joe | MSNBC The number of applications for benefits has been falling for the 14th week in a row US jobless claims fell again last week despite new coronavirus outbreaks that could disrupt the American economy again. The Labor Department said Thursday that approximately 1.5 […]

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3 million more Americans applied for unemployment benefits

Another 3 million Americans file for unemployment benefits 36.5 million people were unemployed in two months WASHINGTON – US unemployment claims slowed somewhat last week, but nearly 3 million people still applied for benefits, according to Labor Department data, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the world’s largest economy. In two months, […]

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5.2 million more Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week

Additional 5.2 million Americans filed for unemployment during second week of April The total number of applications exceeded 22 million in four weeks The coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the American economy, with 5.2 million more people applied for unemployment benefits last week, the Labor Department said Thursday.. With this data, the total […]

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White House wants to convince Congress to accept COVID-19 relief package

President Donald Trump held call with GOP leaders about coronavirus relief package The estimated amount of aid has already angered some Republicans One of President Joe Biden’s top economics aides will demand $ 1.9 trillion from bipartisan Senators on Sunday to help coronavirus-affected Americans and prevent widespread economic crisis. National Economic Council director Brian Dees […]

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Trump not going to attend Biden’s inauguration

Trump says he will not attend Biden’s inauguration According to a White House source, Donald Trump will leave Washington on January 19 and head to his estate in southern Florida. President-elect Donald Trump has no plans to attend the inauguration ceremony for his successor, President-elect Joe Biden, on January 20. Trump tweeted this Friday, hours […]

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US retail sales grew by almost 18% in May

U.S. Retail Sales Show Sharpest Gain in Seven Months This suggests that the American economy could recover much faster than economists expected. Americans in May began to make more purchases: a sharp increase was noted in the field of retail sales – in comparison with April, they grew by 17.7%, the Commerce Department said on […]

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Belarus received an “unprecedented” loan from China

China invests big in Belarus | Business China to provide Belarus with a 3.5 billion yuan (over $ 500 million) urgent loan China to provide Belarus with a 3.5 billion yuan (over $ 500 million) urgent loan. The agreement was reached on Monday in Shanghai, the Ministry of Finance of Belarus said. Funds will be […]

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President Trump declares a state of emergency in Texas

President Trump declared a state of emergency for Washington DC – BBC News Trump ordered to allocate funds to this state On Wednesday March 25, President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency in the state of Texas, where a disastrous situation with the spread of coronavirus has been created.. Trump ordered the allocation of […]

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Kuleba: Ukrainian borders remain open to Belarusian citizens

Ukraine / Belarus: Jewish pilgrims pitch tents waiting for Ukrainian border to open At the same time, Kiev promises to react toughly to any attempts by Minsk or Moscow to abuse this openness. Ukraine said on Wednesday that its borders remain open to citizens of Belarus, but Kiev will be tough on any attempts by […]

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Pompeo and Maas discuss pandemic, China and Libya

USA: Pompeo urges ceasefire in Libya, slams Chinese “repression against all religions” From July 1&# 160; Germany became the presidency of the EU, as well as the UN Security Council On Friday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks by phone with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, the press service of the State Department reported.. […]

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Belarusian authorities arrested and fined protesters

About 20 Belarusian oppositionists who organized rallies against the integration of Belarus and Russia appeared in the courts Courts in Belarus on Thursday sentenced about 20 protesters against integration with Russia. Protesters were fined and sentenced to short-term prison terms. The opposition protests in December were provoked by two rounds of talks between Russian President […]

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1.2 million more Americans applied for benefits last week

More Than One Million Americans Filed Unemployment Last Week The number of applications for benefits has already exceeded a million for the 20th week An additional 1.2 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, the Labor Department said Thursday.. The number of applications for benefits for the 20th week already exceeds a million, while […]

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Iran to discuss nuclear deal with European powers, China and Russia

European states call for dispute mechanism in Iran nuclear deal The European Union confirmed that the meeting will take place on June 28 in Austria Senior officials from Iran, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, China and Russia will meet in Vienna on June 28 to discuss the possibility of maintaining the 2015 nuclear deal with […]

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U.S. arms sales nearly double

U.S. arms sales double despite crisis Although more than half of buyers are white, there is an increase in interest in guns across all racial groups. U.S. arms sales are up 95 percent in the first half of the year and ammunition sales are up 139 percent over the same period last year.. This is […]

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Trump rejects Biden’s claims that he has hung a “white flag” in the fight against COVID-19

Biden says Trump is waving a “white flag” on coronavirus response President named his Democrat opponent &# 171; pathetic candidate&# 187; which &# 171; does not leave the basement&# 187; WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden accused the incumbent of abandoning the fight against coronavirus, while President Donald Trump himself, speaking in the same […]

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Poll: less than half of Americans support NATO

Alliance popularity declined in the US and Europe Less than half of Americans support NATO, an alliance designed to provide the collective security of North American and European states. A poll conducted by YouGov on the 70th anniversary of the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty showed that only 44% of Americans support US participation […]

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Biden’s headquarters pointed to US dependence on foreign supplies in the fight against COVID-19

Live: Joe Biden’s plan to fight COVID-19 and build back US economy If he wins the election, Biden intends to eliminate this &# 171; vulnerability&# 187 ;, said the headquarters The United States is too dependent on foreign supplies of critical materials and equipment needed to fight the coronavirus pandemic, the headquarters of Democrat presidential […]

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Florida records record number of coronavirus deaths per day

Why is the Covid-19 Death Rate So Low? 13,965 new cases also reported Florida authorities reported on Thursday about record daily death rate from coronavirus and second highest daily increase in new infections. Florida, at the epicenter of a new COVID-19 outbreak, announced 13,965 new cases on Thursday. The total number of cases in the […]

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Trump administration calls for schools to open in fall

The White House hosts events dedicated to the opening of schools in a pandemic U.S. President Donald Trump is urging schools to reopen in the fall and is holding White House events on the topic on Tuesday, despite a steady rise in coronavirus cases across the country.. On Monday, Trump tweeted: “Schools should open in […]

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US expanded sanctions against Iran

The sanctions list includes organizations controlled by Ali Khamenei US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday announced the imposition of sanctions on two organizations controlled by Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei: “Execution of Imam Khomeini’s Order” and “Astan Quds Razavi”. As noted in the statement of the Secretary of State, these organizations, positioning themselves […]

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UN warns of global mental health crisis

UN warns of global mental health crisis due to Covid-19 pandemic The organization calls for the protection of people who are exposed to additional stress in a pandemic Coronavirus epidemic could lead to global major crisis in mental health, UN warned on Thursday, calling for urgent action to alleviate psychological distress caused by pandemic. “After […]

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Trump visits Ford Michigan plant on Thursday

On the eve, the president threatened to deprive the state of federal funding US President Donald Trump travels to swinging Michigan on Thursday to visit Ford plant amid conflict with the state governor and disagreements over the speed of lifting quarantine restrictions in the country.. Republican Trump, running for re-election this year, urges states to […]

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US Secretary of Education calls for school opening in fall

Fauci on how K-12 schools should handle opening this fall At the same time, Betsy Devos said that school districts and states should develop their own plans for opening schools, taking into account the local situation. U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos supports administration’s push to open schools by fall. “We know that children are infected […]

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Lukashenko: Russia may lose its only ally in the western direction

Belarus: ‘Russia was, is and will always be our closest ally’ – Lukashenko in annual address Belarus considers options to trade oil through the Baltic states On Thursday, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko announced the possibility of redirecting the flows of trade in oil products exclusively through the Baltic countries and warned of a possible […]

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The number of applications for unemployment benefits in the United States fell below 1 million

U.S. weekly jobless claims total 1 million, as expected At the same time, economists note that the recovery of the labor market is slowing down US jobless claims fell below 1 million last week for the second time since the COVID-19 pandemic, but this does not signal a strong recovery in the labor market.. The […]

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Access to Times Square in New York closed on New Year’s Eve

Times Square 2021 Ball Drop in New York City: full video However, by&# 160; traditions, in&# 160; midnight&# 160; drop&# 160; crystal&# 160; ball&# 160; on&# 160; main&# 160; squares&# 160; most&# 160; large&# 160; American&# 160; metropolis&# 160; will announce&# 160; start&# 160; new&# 160; years&# 160; On Thursday, the entrance to Times Square […]

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The number of applications for unemployment benefits in the United States decreased to 712 thousand per week

How To Apply for the FREE $ 600 Weekly – Unemployment Benefit Economy still plagued by restrictions due to COVID-19 and failure of two parties to agree on a new economic aid package Last week, the number of Americans who filed first-time jobless claims fell unexpectedly, the Labor Department said Thursday. However, the number of […]

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The Fed noted a slowdown in the economy in some regions of the United States

US recession risks | Authers’ Note Consumer spending reports are also mixed, according to the US Central Bank The Fed’s analysis of the US business environment reveals modest economic growth at the start of the year, although some regions of the country are declining due to a new surge in COVID-19. Most of 12 banking […]

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US imposes new sanctions on Iran

Sanctions target a foundation linked to Ali Khamenei The United States on Wednesday announced a new sweeping package of sanctions against Iran. Sanctions target a foundation controlled by Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The US Treasury sanctions represent another step in the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” campaign on Tehran. The sanctions affected the Mostazafan […]

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Pompeo warned against returning to “appeasement politics”

Pompeo: We can’t go back to the decades of appeasing the Chinese Communist Party Secretary of State criticized the Obama administration’s foreign policy for President-elect Biden US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed concern that America could return to what he called “appeasement politics” if President-elect Joe Biden takes office in January. Biden pledged to […]

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Lavrov announced his readiness to sever relations with the European Union

&# 171; We do not want to isolate ourselves from world life, but we must be ready for this&# 187; Russia is ready to sever relations with the European Union in the event of a significant tightening of the sanctions regime against Moscow. This was stated by Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. According to him, the […]

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US Department of Defense Chief of Staff resigns

President Donald Trump fires Defense Secretary Mark Esper Kevin Sweeney’s resignation announcement comes a few days after the departure of Pentagon chief James Mattis U.S. Department of Defense chief of staff Rear Admiral Kevin Sweeney resigns, Pentagon said on Saturday. Sweeney has held this position since January 2017.. “After two years at the Pentagon, I […]

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World celebrates Holocaust Remembrance Day

2021 International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration Due to quarantine measures, many survivors of the tragedy have to spend this day alone April 21 marks the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust, timed to coincide with the beginning of the uprising in the Warsaw ghetto. In Hebrew, this day is called Yom Hashoah.. […]

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2.4 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week

2.4 million Americans filed for unemployment last week This is the lowest weekly reading since mid-March. Economic activity in the United States is slowly returning to life, but an additional 2.4 million people applied for unemployment benefits last week, the Labor Department said Thursday.. 38.9 million Americans have applied for benefits in the past nine […]