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US filings for jobless aid lowest since April

US applications for jobless aid fell again last week to their lowest level since April, further evidence that the job market has withstood aggressive rate hikes by the Federal Reserve as it attempts to cool the economy and bring down inflation. Applications for jobless aid in the United States for …

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Democracy ‘on trial’ as Hong Kong 47 prepare to face court

Hong Kong’s largest national security trial gets under way on Monday, with 47 pro-democracy activists and politicians standing trial for “conspiring to commit subversion” by organising an unofficial ballot of the public in 2020, days after a sweeping new security law had been imposed. Sixteen people are expected to plead …

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