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  • Jobless claims edge lower

    iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Jobless claims fell lower last week, decreasing by 3,000, according to the latest figures released Thursday by the Labor Department.For the week ending March 25, the number of people filing for benefits fell from a unrevised level of 261,000 the previous week to 254,000.Now at […]

  • Tax Tip: Preparing for the future now

    iStock/ThinkstockIf your employer offers a company-funded retirement plan, you've probably already heard about the benefits. If not, accountant Janice Hayman says now is a good time to pay a visit to your company's benefits administrator. "If you have not already set up your 401(k) plan with your employer, to maximize […]

  • Swedish hotel chain offers refunds to recently divorced couples

    Countryside Hotels(NEW YORK) -- A hotel group in Sweden thinks a stay at one of its hotels will help fix your marriage -- and they’ll give you a refund if it doesn’t.Countryside Hotels will give money back to any couple who books a room and divorces within 12 months of their stay.“We have for a long […]

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  • George Clooney praises pregnant wife Amal: "She is amazing"

    Getty Images/Clemens Bilan(LOS ANGELES) -- George Clooney is ready to assume all the responsibilities that come with fatherhood.The actor tells Extra that his wife, renowned human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, is doing well with her pregnancy."She is doing really great," he said. "She is amazing. I don't have anything […]

  • Book alleges eager Angelina Jolie submitted to drug tests to land "Tomb Raider" role

    Getty Images/Sunset Boulevard(LOS ANGELES) -- Angelina Jolie volunteered to undergo random drug tests in order to get the part as Lara Croft in Tomb Raider, according to excerpts of a new book published by The Hollywood Reporter.Jolie wanted the role, and director Simon West wanted her for it.  But according to […]

  • Matt Damon says Ben Affleck "fantastic" after rehab

    ABC/Eddie Chen(LAS VEGAS) -- Matt Damon reports that his buddy, Ben Affleck is doing "fantastic" following his stint in rehab for alcohol addiction.During an appearance at CinemaCon in Las Vegas to promote his new film, Suburbicon, on Tuesday, Damon told Entertainment Tonight, that Affleck is "with the kids now" and […]