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U.S. weekly jobless claims soar to record 3.28 million

Reuters India Thursday, 26 March 2020 ()
The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits surged to a record of more than 3 million last week as strict measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic brought the country to a sudden halt, unleashing a wave of layoffs that likely ended the longest employment boom in U.S. history.
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The Labor Department released the shattering numbers on Thursday.

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