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US applications for jobless benefits rise but remain historically low despite recent layoffs

Thu, Feb 29, 2024 at 9:45 am

( ) -q-28- UNDATED (Correspondent Jeremy House) “most since November.”

More Americans applied for jobless benefits last week.

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TAG: Correspondent Jeremy House reporting.

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VERBATIM: The Labor Department says applications for unemployment benefits rose by 13,000 to 215,000 for the week ending February 24th. Despite the increase, layoffs remain historically low even as more high-profile companies have announced job cuts this year. In total, 1.9 million Americans were collecting jobless benefits during the week that ended February 17, up 45,000 from the previous week and the most since November.

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Greg Clugston SRN News White House correspondent

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GOP candidates react to Alabama’s frozen embryo ruling

Sun, Feb 25, 2024 at 7:09 am

Republican presidential candidates are reacting to the Alabama Supreme Court ruling on frozen embryos. In Alabama, several clinics paused in vitro fertilization services after the court ruled that frozen embryos can be considered children under state law. Former President Donald Trump said he would “strongly support the availability” of IVF for couples who are trying to have a baby. And he called on lawmakers in the state “to act quickly to find an immediate solution.” Nikki Haley said she does not endorse the Alabama ruling, but agreed that an embryo is an unborn baby.

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Bob Agnew SRN News U.S. Senate correspondent

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Senators Weigh Impact Of Emerging Technologies On Human Defense Force

Wed, Feb 28, 2024 at 3:08 pm
The Senate Armed Services Committee heard testimony on Wednesday from experts on maintaining a strong military and defense workforce, while embracing the growing role of Artificial Intelligence. Dr. Simon Johnson of MIT told the committee that one challenge to a strong workforce is known as “stranded expertise” in which experts find themselves made irrelevant by emerging technology such as Artificial Intelligence. Lawmakers and the military trying to find ways to integrate critical AI solutions, while maintaining a strong and motivated military workforce.
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Bernie Bennett SRN News U.S. House correspondent

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Michael Harrington SRN News religion desk editor

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A new poll on faith and entertainment

Thu, Feb 29, 2024 at 7:45 am

A new poll on faith and entertainment

VERBATIM: Most people think Hollywood is trashing religion. And not just in America. The study, released by HarrisX and the Faith and Media Initiative, finds 63% of GLOBAL viewers say the movies and TV shows they watch usually portray religious people in a bad light — and they don’t like it. Most people also say that while the entertainment industry has spent a lot of time seeking racial and sexual diversity — religion has pretty much been ignored. Michael Harrington, SRN News.

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WALL STREET BUSINESS REPORT 3-1

Fri, Mar 1, 2024 at 5:36 am

WALL STREET BUSINESS REPORT 3-1

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AM SPORTSCAST 3-1

Fri, Mar 1, 2024 at 5:35 am

AM SPORTSCAST 3-1

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