Sunday , 5 July 2020


Initial regular claims for unemployment benefits increase again from the previous week

During the week of June 21 through June 27, there were 31,911 initial regular unemployment claims (up 7.8% from the prior week) and 696,272 total claims for all unemployment benefit categories (down 3.1% from the prior week) filed by Washingtonians, according to the Employment Security Department (ESD).   Initial regular claims applications remain at unprecedented elevated levels and are at 473 …

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Ukraine’s Zelensky accused by ex-leader of hosting Russian ‘fifth column’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEx-president Petro Poroshenko spoke to BBC’s Jonah Fisher Ukraine’s ex-president Petro Poroshenko has accused his successor, Volodymyr Zelensky, of pursuing him in the courts out of a desire for “revenge”. Mr Poroshenko marched with several thousand of his supporters to a pre-trial hearing in Kyiv last week. He is facing more than …

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UK historian quits Cambridge over slavery claim

A British royal historian who said slavery was not genocide has quit his honorary position at Cambridge University and been dropped by his publisher HarperCollins. The comments from Professor David Starkey came during a period of soul searching in Britain over its colonial past. The Black Lives Matter movement that gained momentum after the death of George Floyd in US …

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Labor hesitant to claim victory in Eden Monaro by-election, with results tight

Federal Labor MPs are resisting the urge to claim victory in the marginal electorate of Eden-Monaro, where their candidate, Kristy McBain, is projected to win a slim majority of votes in the tight by-election. Key points: Labor is expected to hold the seat of Eden-Monaro by a slim margin Neither party has claimed victory or conceded defeat Labor figures concede …

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Two sugar cooperative fail loan test, but Maharashtra government to stand guarantee | Mumbai News

Representative image MUMBAI: Eyebrows are being raised over the decision of the cash-strapped state government to stand guarantee for major loans secured by two cooperative sugar factories from the Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank. Subject to submission of all documents, the MSC Bank will release Rs 60 crore to Vithal Cooperative Sugar Factory and Rs 12 crore to Rajgad Cooperative Sugar …

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Indian American Senior Association of Morris County Donate to Volunteer Ambulance Squads

> PARSIPPANY — In appreciation of services provided by Parsippany’s frontline heroes during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the Indian American Senior Association of Morris County recently donated $500.00 each to Parsippany Volunteer Ambulance Squad in Lake Parsippany and Rockaway Neck First Aid Squad in Lake Hiawatha. “In this crisis, we know our emergency responders are doing an excellent …

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