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US jobs data to give clues to economy amid trade uncertainty

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

Friday's November jobs report will provide insight into whether steady hiring remains a source of strength for the U.S. economy even as the Trump administration's trade...
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‘Gig economy' workers take center stage as labor leaders and tech companies appeal to New York lawmakers

5 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

ALBANY - The future of the “gig economy” in New York has labor leaders and tech companies at odds. The two sides squared off Thursday at an Albany hearing as the debate over...
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U.S. Objects to World Bank's Lending Plans for China

6 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

The development institution has become the latest flash point between the world's two largest economies.
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US weekly jobless claims drop to seven-month low

7 hours ago   |   CNBC

The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, hitting their lowest level in seven months, suggesting the labor market...
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U.S. Uighur bill's threat to surveillance economy puts China on offensive

7 hours ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - China reacted angrily to President Donald Trump's approval of legislation supporting Hong Kong protesters last month, but movement on another congressional bill...
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Health Spending Grew Modestly, New Analysis Finds

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

For the first time in many years, the government reported that spending on health care last year grew more slowly than the economy overall.
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Investment strategist: Economy will continue to grow, but concerns remain

8 hours ago   |   Times Union

The U.S. economy has undergone unprecedented growth over the last decade - with the country in December seeing its 128th straight bull-market month and 125th successive month...
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Saudi Arabia's State-Owned Oil Giant Just Raised $25.6 Billion in the World's Biggest-Ever IPO

8 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Saudi Aramco raised $25.6 billion from the world's biggest initial public offering, closing a deal that became synonymous with the kingdom's controversial crown prince and his...
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Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue On How A New Trade Deal With China & Passing The USMCA Will Help Farmers & The Economy

12 hours ago   |   FOX News

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue spoke with Brian Kilmeade about how a China trade deal will mean a lot for U.S. agriculture and the economy, especially farmers, by...
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A key pathway into the middle class for many women is vanishing

A key pathway into the middle class for many women is vanishing

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Over the past two decades, the American economy shed over 2.1 million administrative and office support jobs that offered a steady path into the middle class for many women...
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The 49ers suspended an analyst after he said Ravens quarterback Lamar...

The 49ers suspended an analyst after he said Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson's 'dark skin color' made him good at fakes

The San Francisco 49ers suspended radio analyst Tim Ryan over a comment he made about Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson. While discussing Jackson's talent at faking... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi says House will move forward with articles of impeachment...

Nancy Pelosi says House will move forward with articles of impeachment against Trump

House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California said in a Thursday morning press conference that she is asking House Judiciary Chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler to draft articles of... Read more ...

4 people died in a shootout following a police chase with a carjacked UPS...

4 people died in a shootout following a police chase with a carjacked UPS truck in Florida

Four people, including a UPS driver, were killed Thursday after robbers stole the driver's truck and led police on a chase that ended in gunfire at a busy Florida intersection... Read more ...

Saudi Aramco's IPO will reportedly value the oil giant at $1.7 trillion...

Saudi Aramco's IPO will reportedly value the oil giant at $1.7 trillion, making it the biggest in history

Saudi Aramco is expected to be valued at $1.7 trillion in its upcoming initial public offering, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The company expects to raise $25.6... Read more ...

Protesters say 'Silent Sam' deal promotes white nationalism

Protesters say 'Silent Sam' deal promotes white nationalism

About 200 protestors called on alumni Thursday to stop giving money to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the wake of a $2.5 million deal with a Confederate... Read more ...

GM and LG Chem are forming a joint venture to build a $2.3 billion battery...

GM and LG Chem are forming a joint venture to build a $2.3 billion battery factory in Ohio

General Motors and LG Chem are forming a joint venture to invest $2.3 billion into a new battery factory that will be located in Ohio. The partnership will be a 50-50... Read more ...

The Obamas reportedly just bought a $12 million house on Martha's Vineyard...

The Obamas reportedly just bought a $12 million house on Martha's Vineyard. Take a look inside the 7-bedroom waterfront mansion

Barack and Michelle Obama just dropped $11.75 million on a house on Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts, Julia Wells reported for The Vineyard Gazette. The 7-bedroom home spans... Read more ...

The University of North Carolina is giving a pro-Confederate group $2.5...

The University of North Carolina is giving a pro-Confederate group $2.5 million to preserve a white supremacist monument toppled by students

The University of North Carolina System and its Board of Governors are paying the North Carolina Division of Sons of Confederate Veterans $2.5 million to preserve a statue of a... Read more ...

LeBron James kicked off his shoes during a blowout win, then responded to...

LeBron James kicked off his shoes during a blowout win, then responded to critics who said the move was disrespectful

At the end of the Los Angeles Lakers' blowout win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, LeBron James took off his shoes, gave them to some young fans, then cheered on his teammates... Read more ...

North Korea just called Trump an old imbecile in the latest sign the country...

North Korea just called Trump an old imbecile in the latest sign the country is back on a warpath

North Korean officials revived the insult "dotard" against President Donald Trump in response to his insults about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and threats to take military... Read more ...