Jobless benefits

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US jobless aid applications drop for 1st time in 4 weeks

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week for the…


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Applications for US jobless benefits drop to 287K

The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 8,000 last week…


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Senate nears passage of jobless-benefits bill

Capping a three-month struggle, the Senate closed in Monday on passage of…