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Weekly jobless claims rise to 354000

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment benefit applications rose by 18,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 354,000. Despite the gain, the le…

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1 dead, 73 hurt in La. plant explosion

GEISMAR, La. (AP) — Ambulances and helicopters took at least 30 people from a burning chemical plant after an explosion Thursday in Louisian…

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FEMA denies aid to Texas for blast

HOUSTON (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is refusing to provide money to help rebuild the small Texas town where a deadly fert…