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July jobs report: Here’s what 5 economists are saying

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July jobs report: Here’s what 5 economists are saying

The July jobs report, released Friday, said that US employers added 1.8 million jobs during the month and that the unemployment rate declined to 10.2%.That beat economists' expectations of 1.5 million payrolls added in July and a 10.5% unemployment rate.The report indicated progress in the labor-market recovery from the coronavirus recession, but it also signaled…

Coronavirus relief talks collapse on Capitol Hill as Trump readies executive actions

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Coronavirus relief talks collapse on Capitol Hill as Trump readies executive actions

That “different way” appears to be preparing a series of executive orders that would attempt to address the lapsed unemployment benefits and eviction moratorium that Congress authorized in March but that expired last month. It’s unclear what legal apparatus Trump would use to authorize emergency benefits without congressional approval, but his aides said they feel…

Intelligence community’s top election official: China and Iran don’t want Trump to win reelection, Russia working against Biden

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Intelligence community’s top election official: China and Iran don’t want Trump to win reelection, Russia working against Biden

(CNN)The US intelligence community's top election security official said in a statement Friday that China "prefers" an outcome where President Donald Trump is not reelected in November and Russia is …

Trump temporarily exempts Arizona, California, Connecticut from National Guard coronavirus deployment cuts

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Trump temporarily exempts Arizona, California, Connecticut from National Guard coronavirus deployment cuts

FEMA will now cover the full National Guard costs, which the states were previously ordered to fund themselves. | Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo President Donald Trump on Friday added Arizona, California and Connecticut to the small list of states that are exempt from covering a portion of the costs of National Guard troops combating the coronavirus…

Covid-19 Live Updates: Global Tracker

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Covid-19 Live Updates: Global Tracker

New York’s governor said schools can reopen for in-person instruction, but he left the details up to the districts. Africa surpasses a million confirmed cases, though the real number may be higher.Right NowAs stimulus negotiations between the White House and top Democrats teetered on the brink of collapse, President Trump’s advisers said they would recommend…

‘Godzilla’ was a metaphor for Hiroshima, and Hollywood whitewashed it

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‘Godzilla’ was a metaphor for Hiroshima, and Hollywood whitewashed it

When the monster Godzilla, or “Gojira,” appeared before Japanese movie audiences in 1954, many left the theaters in tears.The fictional creature, a giant dinosaur once undisturbed in the ocean, was depicted in the original film as having been aggravated by a hydrogen bomb. Its heavily furrowed skin or scales were imagined to resemble the keloid…

Trolls doll pulled after complaints it promotes child abuse

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Trolls doll pulled after complaints it promotes child abuse

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HBO’s Lovecraft Country review: Racial commentary meets witches and vampires

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HBO’s Lovecraft Country review: Racial commentary meets witches and vampires

Courtney B. Vance, Jonathan Majors and Jurnee Smollet in Lovecraft Country. HBO Lovecraft Country is tough to categorize. The new HBO drama, which debuts Aug. 16, is set in the racially segregated Jim Crow America of the 1950s. But just when you think the story couldn't be more historically accurate, the show takes a turn…

U.S. judge ends decades-old movie theater rules set by Hollywood studios

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U.S. judge ends decades-old movie theater rules set by Hollywood studios

A federal judge on Friday granted the U.S. government's request to immediately end the Paramount Decrees, a set of antitrust rules from the late 1940s and early 1950s that ended Hollywood's monopoly on producing, distributing and exhibiting movies.U.S. District Judge Analisa Torres in Manhattan said the Department of Justice "offered a reasonable and persuasive explanation"…

Ready to have the time of your life? Jennifer Grey returning for ‘Dirty Dancing’ sequel

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Ready to have the time of your life? Jennifer Grey returning for ‘Dirty Dancing’ sequel

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