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Costco removing Chaokoh coconut milk from shelves over reported monkey labor

Costco removing Chaokoh coconut milk from shelves over reported monkey labor

3 hours ago   |   KCCI

The wholesaler joins a slew of other stores in halting the sale of the Thailand-based product.
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NYPD shakes up top spots after promotion of Juanita Holmes

NYPD shakes up top spots after promotion of Juanita Holmes

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

The NYPD announced a shake-up in some of the top spots of the department Thursday - after naming the first woman to one of the highest-ranking posts. Chief Edward Delatorre was...
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US workers file 751,000 jobless claims, COVID-19 total nears 66 million

US workers file 751,000 jobless claims, COVID-19 total nears 66 million

8 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   4 articles

Some 751,000 Americans applied for jobless benefits last week but the number of workers joining the nation's unemployment rolls continued to drop, the feds said Thursday. The...
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NYC Mayor de Blasio announces deal with DC 37 union on labor savings

9 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

In exchange for holding off on payments into the union's retirement fund, NYC won't fire any union members for at least the next eight months.
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Dow falls 200 points as record GDP growth and encouraging jobless claims fail to soothe trader nerves

Dow falls 200 points as record GDP growth and encouraging jobless claims fail to soothe trader nerves

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Summary List Placement US equities slid on Thursday, even as economic data pointed to a stronger-than-expected pace of recovery. The US economy grew at a record 33.1%...
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Jobless claims fall to 751,000, but new infections a threat

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   4 articles

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER WASHINGTON - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 751,000, the lowest since March, but it's still historically high...
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Latest first-time jobless claims total 751,000, in last employment snapshot before Election Day

10 hours ago   |   NBC News

“The labor market we won't be recovered for years. We still have a significant hole to dig ourselves out of,” said one economist.
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EU urged to demand tougher Thai labor safeguards before trade talks

10 hours ago   |   National Post

By Nanchanok Wongsamuth
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The Mystery of How Many Mothers Have Left Work Because of School Closings

12 hours ago   |   NY Times

How one researcher arrived at a figure of more than a million and a half.
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Election Will Decide Fate of Alaska Gold Mine, Shift to E-Cars

13 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Oil drilling in the Arctic and the Pebble gold mine in Alaska aren't actually on the ballot - but they might as well be.
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Jerry Falwell Jr. sues Liberty, saying school damaged his reputation over...

Jerry Falwell Jr. sues Liberty, saying school damaged his reputation over sex scandal

Jerry Falwell Jr. has sued Liberty University, alleging the Christian school dragged his name through the mud after he resigned as president amid a salacious sex scandal. The... Read more ...

White Sox hire Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa, following owner's orders

White Sox hire Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa, following owner's orders

Two questions are fair to ask. The first: Wait, what? Also: Why? Read more ...

JetBlue is the latest airline to step back from blocking seats

JetBlue is the latest airline to step back from blocking seats

JetBlue says it plans to increase the number of seats it will fill on planes starting in December. Read more ...

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

The state GOP party has raised over $23.7 million over the past two years. Read more ...

AP Explains: President Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden's son

AP Explains: President Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden's son

President Donald Trump's campaign is pushing a familiar line of attack against Democrat Joe Biden in the final days of the presidential campaign: unverified allegations about... Read more ...

Biden and Trump head to Florida for dueling rallies in battleground state

Biden and Trump head to Florida for dueling rallies in battleground state

The battle for Florida heats up Thursday with both Donald Trump and Joe Biden campaigning in Tampa. Read more ...

Officials: Man charged with changing Florida governor's voter registration...

Officials: Man charged with changing Florida governor's voter registration address

An investigation began when Gov. Ron DeSantis noticed his address in the Florida voting registration database was changed. Read more ...

New York country club fined $17,000 for hosting a wedding where 30 guests...

New York country club fined $17,000 for hosting a wedding where 30 guests contracted coronavirus

Officials in one New York county have fined a Long Island country club $17,000 for hosting a wedding in which a third of guests later tested positive for COVID-19. Read more ...

'The right to vote is too important': Millions of mailed ballots not yet...

'The right to vote is too important': Millions of mailed ballots not yet returned in key states

Election officials warn that time is running out for voters who want to avoid a polling place on Election Day. Read more ...

Things get worse for Patriots with Julian Edelman surgery blow

Things get worse for Patriots with Julian Edelman surgery blow

The Patriots' already pedestrian aerial attack took another hit on Thursday. The passing-challenged team will be without receiver Julian Edelman for an undetermined period of... Read more ...