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US jobless claims rise slightly in first week of 2017


First-time claims for US unemployment insurance benefits rose slightly in the first week of the year, but still came in

Amazon to deliver 100,000 new US jobs

Amazon on Thursday unveiled plans to create 100,000 US jobs over the next 18 months, as President-elect Donald Trump presses the business world

Trump taps Giuliani as cyber security guru


President-elect Donald Trump tapped Thursday former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani to advise his administration on cyber security amid an

Obama says ‘yes we did’ in emotive farewell address

Barack Obama addressed America and the world for the last time as US president Tuesday, in a speech that

US deal won’t end ‘dieselgate’ pain for Volkswagen

Woes related to the ‘dieselgate’ scandal will dog German car giant Volkswagen even after a deal with US authorities to close

Sheriff’s deputy suspended over leaked Florida airport attack video

A law enforcement official has been suspended on suspicion of leaking a video of the moment when a gunman opened fire

Obama says goodbye in last presidential speech

Barack Obama closes the book on his presidency Tuesday, with a farewell speech in Chicago that will try to

Ivanka Trump to step down from businesses: reports

Ivanka Trump, America’s incoming first daughter and wife of newly named White House special advisor Jared Kushner, will step down from

Retired US generals to Trump: ‘Torture is unnecessary’

Dozens of retired top military brass have written to President-elect Donald Trump urging him not to follow through on campaign pledges

‘La La Land’ waltzes off with big win at Golden Globes


Whimsical modern-day musical “La La Land” pirouetted its way into major Oscars contention as it swept the board at the