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FILE - This April 22, 2014, file photo shows an employment application form on a table during a job fair at Columbia-Greene Community College in Hudson, N.Y. The Labor Department reports the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week on Thursday, July 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)Applications for jobless benefits are at their lowest in 7 years.


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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2009, file photo, the Washington Redskins logo is displayed at midfield before the start of a preseason NFL football game in Landover, Md. The team's nickname, which some consider a derogatory term for Native Americans, has faced a barrage of criticism. But a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows that nationally, “Redskins” still enjoys widespread support. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)Yahoo News' Matt Bai writes Redskins owner and offers to help market the team now that its lost its trademark protection.


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German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere attends an informal meeting on Justice and Home Affairs in Milan, Italy Tuesday, July 8, 2014, part of a two-day meeting of the EU Interior Ministers on immigration, gender-based violence and personal data protection under the Italian Presidency semester of the European Union. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)After 2 cases of suspected U.S. spying and NSA issues, Berlin makes dramatic move.


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