U.S. Jobless Claims Rise by 1,000 to 308,000

Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Fewer Americans than forecast filed applications for unemployment benefits last week, indicating U.S. employers were maintaining staff counts in the days leading up to the government shutdown. Jobless claims rose by 1,000 to 308,000 in the week ended Sept. 28, from a revised 307,000, a Labor Department report showed today in Washington. Betty Liu and Michael McKee report on Bloomberg Television's "In the Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
Cuban Envoy Says Progress Made on Normalizing U.S. Ties
07:59 - Feb. 27 -- Cuban Director of U.S. Policy Josefina Vidal speaks about negotiations on normalizing diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba. She speaks at a news conference in Washington.
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