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At 3.9 Percent, Mass. Jobless Rate Up Full Point Since November

At 3.9 Percent, Mass. Jobless Rate Up Full Point Since November

The unemployment rate slipped to 5.7 percent, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday, compared with analysts' expectations for a steady 5.9 percent. Over the past 12 months, however, this sector has increased by 7,900 jobs or 3.7 percent. Civilian labor force statistics include nonmilitary workers and unemployed Kentuckians who are actively seeking work.


Penguins seek rebound after Senators win opener

Penguins seek rebound after Senators win opener

Ottawa Senators' Dion Phaneuf (2) checks Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) in the crease during the first period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Saturday, May 13, 2017, in Pittsburgh .


Kezia Dugdale: Labour election wipe-out would not make me quit

Kezia Dugdale: Labour election wipe-out would not make me quit

An increase in corporation tax from 19% to 26% and a £26 billion Robin Hood Tax on financial transactions that is meant to help raise money for public services. There is everything to play for now and we'll be fighting for every single vote". In a sign of the pressures within the Labour camp as it continues to trail in the polls, he told the Politico website: "I don't see Labour winning".



In the U.S. Congress called for the impeachment of Donald trump

Democratic Rep. Al Green of Texas called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump Wednesday morning, the first member of Congress to officially request leveling charges against the President from the House floor. The congressman accused Trump of obstructing a lawful investigation into possible ties between the Republican's 2016 campaign and Russian meddling in the election - something he called "an impeachable act".


Kentucky Girl Scout leader accused of stealing $26000 in cookies

Kentucky Girl Scout leader accused of stealing $26000 in cookies

As with all other Girl Scout troops selling cookies, Vick's troop was supposed to pay for the cookies once the Scouts sold them. "She has never paid for any of them and anyone who has tried to contact her about them has not been able to contact her", Bartley said.



Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians

President Donald Trump's transition team reportedly knew Michael Flynn was under investigation before he was hired as national security adviser. The previously undisclosed interactions form part of the record now being reviewed by Federal Bureau of Investigation and congressional investigators probing Russian interference in the election and contacts between Trump's campaign and Russia.