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U.S. job growth accelerates; layoffs remain elevated

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy created a record 4.8 million jobs in June as more restaurants and bars resumed operations, but layoffs remained elevated … Read more

Hong Kong police arrest stabbing suspect after security law protests

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police arrested a 24-year-old man at the city’s airport early on Thursday on suspicion of stabbing an officer during … Read more

U.S. farmers scramble for help as COVID-19 scuttles immigrant workforce

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The novel coronavirus delayed the arrival of seasonal immigrants who normally help harvest U.S. wheat, leaving farmers to depend on high school … Read more

Biden pulls together hundreds of lawyers as a bulwark against election trickery

FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden thrusts his fist while answering questions from reporters during a campaign event in … Read more

U.S., EU advocacy groups warn against Google’s purchase of Fitbit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Twenty advocacy groups from the United States, Europe, Latin America and elsewhere signed a statement Wednesday urging regulators to be wary of … Read more

New Zealand’s Ardern loses key aide as election looms amid pandemic battle

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s embattled health minister resigned on Thursday after security slip-ups at quarantine facilities where the coronavirus was detected just days after … Read more

New Zealand’s Ardern loses key aide as election looms amid pandemic battle

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s embattled health minister resigned on Thursday after security slip-ups at quarantine facilities where the coronavirus was detected just days after … Read more

In record daily jump, Indonesia reports 1,624 new coronavirus cases

Youths ride bicycles on the main road after the government eased restriction measures following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Jakarta, Indonesia, June 29, 2020. … Read more