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US weekly unemployment claims surpass record-breaking 3 MILLION

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The US Labor Department reported on Friday a record number of jobless claims which surged to 3.28 million. The number shatters the Great Recession peak of 665,000 in March 2009 and the all-time mark of 695,000 in October 1982.

The surge in unemployment comes amid a global economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic, as …

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