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FILE - In this Thursday, April 2, 2020 file photo a sign explains the closure of a shop in the Pike Place Market in Seattle. As the coronavirus outbreak has caused record number of people to seek unemployment benefits Washington state officials said Thursday that impostors have used the stolen information of tens of thousands of people to receive hundreds of millions of dollars in unemployment benefits. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson,File)
Many more likely sought US jobless aid even as layoffs slowThe U.S. government is set to sketch its latest picture of the layoffs that have left tens of millions of people unemployed but have slowed as states increasingly allow businesses to reopen
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
In this Dec. 5, 2019, photo, Sean Murphy enters Fall River Superior Court, where the mastermind pleaded guilty to a $2.5 million gold heist at the E.A. Dion jewelry manufacturing company in 2008, in Attleboro, Mass. Murphy, who has been in jail since his arrest in January 2009, was sentenced to two years in jail followed by five years for probation. In a February 2020 letter to The Associated Press, the career criminal said he is hoping to catch a break on his prison sentence from burglarizing a Brink’s warehouse in Columbus, Ohio, during which he accidentally set millions of dollars on fire. (David Linton/The Sun Chronicle via AP)
'Master Thief' burglar hopes to catch break on sentenceA career criminal is hoping to catch a break on his prison sentence from burglarizing a Brink's warehouse
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
FILE- In this March 23, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump talks during a briefing about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room, Monday, March 23, 2020, in Washington, as Attorney General William Barr looks on. Legislation to extend surveillance authorities that the FBI sees as vital in fighting terrorism was thrown in doubt Wednesday as President Donald Trump, the Justice Department and congressional Republicans all came out in opposition. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
5 things to know today - that aren't about the virusHere are a few things to know about the day’s nonvirus news from The Associated Press
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Falwell Says There's Only One Mask He's Going to WearJerry Falwell Jr. says that since Virginia's governor has ordered people to wear masks, the only one he's going to wear will have a picture of Gov. Ralph Northam on it—in blackface. The Liberty University president tweeted a photo of the mask Wednesday, which features the controversial photo from...
Newser2 hours ago
Hannity: What Was Done to George Floyd 'Makes No Sense'Protests over the death of George Floyd , the unarmed black man who died after a white Minneapolis cop knelt on his neck Monday, continued Wednesday—and not just in Minneapolis. In California, a Black Lives Matter protest blocked all lanes of traffic on both sides of the 101 freeway, a...
Newser5 hours ago
Men wearing masks stand at some even intervals in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, May 28, 2020. Asian stocks are mixed after an upbeat open, as hopes for an economic rebound from the coronavirus crisis were dimmed by tensions between the U.S. and China over Hong Kong and other issues. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
World shares mostly higher ahead of US jobless claims dataGlobal markets are mostly higher as investors pin their hopes on an economic rebound from the coronavirus crisis
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Emily DiPalma Aho walks around the paddock of her home with dog Charlie in Jaffrey, N.H., Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Emily's father, Emilio DiPalma, stood guard as a 19-year-old U.S. Army infantryman at the Nuremberg Nazi war crimes trials. Emilio died last month at the age of 93 after contracting the coronavirus at Holyoke Soldiers' Home in Massachusetts. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Lives Lost: Veteran guarded Nazis during war crimes trialEmilio DiPalma, who fought on the front lines during World War II and served as a courtroom guard during the trial of top Nazi war criminals, has died from the coronavirus
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Red Cross says 208 COVID-related attacks on health workersThe president of the International Committee of the Red Cross says it has recorded 208 COVID-19-related attacks against health workers and installations in 13 countries since March
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2007 file artist's rendering four South American men appear before U.S. Magistrate William C. Turnoff, right rear, on accusations they acted as illegal Venezuelan agents in an attempt to cover up the true source of a suitcase full of cash intended for the campaign of Argentina's new president Cristina Fernandez in Miami. From left to right are: Moises Maionica of Venezuela, Franklin Duran of Venezuela, Carlos Kauffman of Venezuela and Rodolfo Wanseele of Uruguay. (AP Photo/Shirley Henderson, File)
Failed Maduro coup leader flew on pro-govt magnate's plane An investigation by The Associated Press shows that Jordan Goudreau, a former Green Beret who launched a failed plot this month to capture Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro, flew to a planning meeting in Colombia aboard a plane owned by Franklin Durán, a businessman with longtime ties to the socialist government
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Minnesota man regrets questioning black tenants in buildingA Minnesota venture capitalist says it was a mistake to question a group of black businessmen about being tenants in a building after the incident went viral on social media, and he lost his office lease
The Associated Press8 hours ago
A man poses for a photo in the parking lot of an AutoZone store in flames, while protesters hold a rally for George Floyd in Minneapolis on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Violent protests over the death of the black man in police custody broke out in Minneapolis for a second straight night Wednesday, with protesters in a standoff with officers outside a police precinct and looting of nearby stores. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)
Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killedProtests rocked Minneapolis for the second straight night after a man's death in police custody
The Associated Press9 hours ago
A man poses for a photo in the parking lot of an AutoZone store in flames, while protesters hold a rally for George Floyd in Minneapolis on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. Violent protests over the death of the black man in police custody broke out in Minneapolis for a second straight night Wednesday, with protesters in a standoff with officers outside a police precinct and looting of nearby stores. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP)
Protesters stop LA freeway traffic, smash patrol car windowsHundreds of people protesting the death of a black man in police custody in Minneapolis blocked a Los Angeles freeway, damaging California Highway Patrol cars and possibly injuring a demonstrator
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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