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The number of available jobs in the US fell in October

The number of available jobs in the US fell in October Minneapolis CNN Business — The number of job openings in the United States dropped in October, but the labor market still remains historically tight despite the Federal Reserve’s efforts to cool demand and bring down inflation. There were 10.3 million available jobs last month, …

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Stocks open little changed as investors await Powell speech

Stocks open little changed as investors await Powell speech Stocks were flat on Wednesday as Wall Street awaits an afternoon speech on the economy from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. S&P 500 was essentially little changed, with the benchmark looking to snap a 3-day losing streak. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 11 points, also …

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Iran faces USA in winner-takes-all match to progress to World Cup knockout stages

Iran faces USA in winner-takes-all match to progress to World Cup knockout stages CNN — After days of political tension and fiery off-pitch jibes between the countries, the knockout stage has already arrived for the United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) at the World Cup – nothing less than a win on Tuesday will suffice …

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Clarence Gilyard, ‘Die Hard’ and ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ star, dead at 66

Clarence Gilyard, ‘Die Hard’ and ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ star, dead at 66 CNN — Clarence Gilyard Jr., the actor best known for playing computer hacker Theo in “Die Hard” and naval flight officer Marcus “Sundown” Williams in “Top Gun,” has died at the age of 66. His death was announced on Monday in a statement …

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Iran threatened families of World Cup soccer team, according to security source

Iran threatened families of World Cup soccer team, according to security source CNN — The families of Iran’s World Cup soccer team have been threatened with imprisonment and torture if the players fail to “behave” ahead of the match against the USA on Tuesday, a source involved in the security of the games said. Following …

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Stocks fall as Chinese Covid protests dampen market sentiment

Stocks fall as Chinese Covid protests dampen market sentiment Stocks fell Monday as social unrest from China’s prolonged Covid restrictions weighed on markets, sending oil prices lower — after Wall Street notched gains during the Thanksgiving holiday-shortened week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 60 points, or 0.2%. The 30-stock average briefly tumbled …

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After US Soccer changes Iranian flag on social media, Iran calls for US to be kicked out of 2022 World Cup

After US Soccer changes Iranian flag on social media, Iran calls for US to be kicked out of 2022 World Cup CNN — Iran state media has called for the US to be kicked out of the 2022 World Cup after the United States Soccer Federation changed Iran’s flag on its social media platforms to …

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Jay Leno performing at California comedy club, two weeks after burn accident

Jay Leno performing at California comedy club, two weeks after burn accident CNN — Jay Leno is returning to the comedy stage Sunday night, two weeks after sustaining significant burn injuries in a gasoline fire. The former “Tonight Show” host will perform in front of a sold-out crowd at the Comedy and Magic Club in …

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Thousands of US flights delayed Sunday as major storm system hampers travel

Thousands of US flights delayed Sunday as major storm system hampers travel New York CNN Business — A severe weather system across several parts of the United States has prompted the three major airports servicing New York City to urge passengers to arrive early for flights on what is expected to be one of the …

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US bans Huawei, ZTE equipment sales amid Chinese spying fears

US bans Huawei, ZTE equipment sales amid Chinese spying fears The Biden administration has banned approvals of new telecommunications equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies and ZTE because they pose “an unacceptable risk” to US national security. The US Federal Communications Commission said on Friday it had adopted the final rules, which also bar the sale …

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