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US Organizes Aid Shipments
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The U.S. government is organizing emergency shipments of materials to provide shelter to hundreds of thousands of displaced Filipinos, in the aftermath of a typhoon that may have killed thousands.
Secretary of State John Kerry says the shipments also include food and …
US Jobless Claims Jump To 374,000
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits jumped by 66,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 374,000. But the spike was largely because California processed a huge backlog of claims and the partial government shutdown prompted some contractors to cut jobs.…