04:22 GMT17 January 2021
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    According to government data that became available on Thursday, US weekly jobless filings returned to a falling trend, boding well for an economic recovery.

    Sputnik goes live from Wilmington, Delaware, this Friday as projected President-elect Joe Biden is delivering remarks on the job situation in the country.

    Some 712,000 Americans filed for jobless benefits last week, about 10 percent lower than the previous week, Labour Department data showed on Thursday, as the US job market continued to struggle nine months into the pandemic.

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