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McConnell writes off the almost 1.7M more jobless workers forced to seek benefits

McConnell writes off the almost 1.7M more jobless workers forced to seek benefits
GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blocks any meaningful aid to a nation suffering under the pandemic. | Patrick Semansky/AP

WASHINGTON—Labor Day, September 7, was an unhappy holiday for almost 1.7 million more workers, who were forced to file for federal or state jobless benefits the week before.

September 11, 2020 10:50 AM CDT  BY MARK GRUENBERG

The data, from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, show 857,148 people filed initial

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BREXIT BREAKING NEWS - US RED & WHITE MEAT IS UNSAFE - HORMONE INJECTED

US chickens 'literally sitting in each other's waste' says RSPCA

Chlorination of hens and use of pig sow stalls among disparities highlighted by charity ahead of post-Brexit trade talks

Chickens in a shed on a farm in Delaware, United States
The RSPCA has released a petition asking for legal guarantees on welfare in the new agricultural bill. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Alamy

US hens have

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Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant - Wikipedia

 

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Vermont Yankee was shut down at 12:12 pm EST on December 29, 2014. All fuel in the reactor was transferred to the spent fuel pool by January 12, 2015, and is scheduled to be moved to dry cask storage by 2021.

ALL LIVES MATTER TO THE DEMOCRATS

The black former police chief tipped to be Joe Biden’s running mate

Barack Obama said having Biden join his ticket was among his wisest decisions, writes Andrew Buncombe, and now the Democrats’ presumptive nominee must make his own choice

 
Val Demings is among a dozen women under consideration for the ticket
Val Demings is among a dozen women under consideration for the ticket ( Getty )

shows the Democratic congresswoman

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Family demands investigation after black man found hanging from tree

 

Crowd chants 'speak the truth' at official during press conference on Friday 

 

The family of a black man who was found hanging from a tree in California has called for an urgent investigation into his death.

Early on Wednesday morning, a passerby noticed the body of 24-year-old Robert L Fuller in the city of Palmdale in northern Los Angeles County.

 
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US national debt hits $26 TRILLION, soaring by $1 trillion just in one month

 
US national debt hits $26 TRILLION, soaring by $1 trillion just in one month
The latest data from the Treasury Department shows that the US gross national debt has exceeded $26 trillion for the first time, as the nation grapples with economic relief from the Covid-19 pandemic.
11 Jun, 2020 14:26

National debt is up from $23.5 trillion in March, with an increase of $1 trillion since May 5. According to CBS News, citing data from the Treasury, public debt has grown by $6 trillion since President Donald Trump took office in 2017.

“The

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THE SICK MEN OF AMERICA

The Blatant Conspiracy behind Senator Robert F. Kennedy’s Assassination

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In remembrance of RFK’s assassination in 1968, we repost this article by Edward Curtin first published in 2018.

Early in 1968, Clyde Tolson, F.B.I. Director J. Edgar Hoover’s deputy and bosom buddy, a key player in the assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., expressed both the

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protesters dragged the driver from the cab and beat him, according to a Reuters witness and authorities.

Truck drives into protesters on Minneapolis highway

 
 
 

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - A tanker truck drove through thousands of people marching on a Minneapolis highway to protest the death of George Floyd on Sunday before protesters dragged the driver from the cab and beat him, according to a Reuters witness and

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TRUMP HOLED UP IN THE WHITE HOUSE BUNKER AS PROTEST RIOTS HEAD FOR CITY - WHEN DOES HE SHOOT HIMSELF IN THE HEAD ?

Trump fled to bunker as protests over George Floyd raged outside White House

The president has been widely criticized for his response to the demonstrations, preferring tweets over a national address

Crowds protest outside the White House following the death of George Floyd.
Crowds protest outside the White House following the death of George Floyd. Photograph: Jim Bourg/Reuters
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