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US jobless claims up to 744K as virus still forces layoffs
WASHINGTON (AP) _ The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 744,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs even as more people are vaccinated against COVID-19, consumers gain confidence and the gove ...