Unemployment Insurance Claims In Decline Over Prior Week

Unemployment Insurance Claims In Decline Over Prior Week

Washington, DC…In the week ending October 1, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 249,000, a decrease of 5,000 from the previous week’s unrevised level of 254,000. The 4-week moving average was 253,500, a decrease of 2,500 from the previous week’s unrevised average of 256,000. This is the lowest level for this average […]

The Paris Agreement To Enter Into Force

The Paris Agreement To Enter Into Force

Washington, DC…Our Secretary of State John Kerry released this statement yesterday- Nearly 200 nations made history in Paris last December, when they came together around the most ambitious, inclusive climate agreement ever negotiated. I was honored to represent the United States in those negotiations and to be in the conference hall as the text was […]

Blue Origin Launches New Shepard Rocket For In-Flight Escape Test

Blue Origin Launches New Shepard Rocket For In-Flight Escape Test

West Texas…Last Month Jeff Bezos CEO of both Amazon and Blue Origin announced that in early October the New Shepard Rocket would be launched for a fifth time. The proposed launch was to test the New Shepard rocket escape system.The escape system can quickly propel the crew capsule to safety if a problem is detected […]

Joint Investigation Team Report on the Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Joint Investigation Team Report on the Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

Washington, DC…The United States welcomes the interim report of the Joint Investigation Team on the shoot down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. The Team’s interim findings corroborate Secretary Kerry’s statement in the days following the tragedy that MH17 was shot down by a BUK surface-to-air missile fired from Russian-backed, separatist-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine. The […]

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