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The state overpaid $2.7 billion on 719,000 jobless claims in 16 months. Now it wants its money back.
Matt Goncalves of Taunton must repay the state $200 a month for the next five years because he was overpaid $10,000 for an unemployment claim, he told The Boston Globe.
Peers inflict string of defeats against government protest crackdown
The government has suffered a series of defeats over its attempts to crackdown on protests after peers rejected a raft of controversial measures proposed by ministers in response to action taken by Insulate Britain and others.
Russia Thins Out Its Embassy in Ukraine, a Possible Clue to Putin's Next Move
The slow evacuation may be part propaganda, part preparation for a conflict or part feint, Ukrainian and U.S. officials say. It could be all three.
Big Tech foes launch 'campaign-style' initiative to push for antitrust legislation
Tech giants in the past decade have funneled hundreds of millions of dollars into lobbying, advertising, polling and research to advance their political interests in Washington.
Sadiq Khan proposes journey charge for motorists in London
Motorists across the whole of London could be charged for every journey from 2024 under plans being drawn up to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality.
Government plan to crack down on protests outside parliament defeated in Lords
Boris Johnson's government has been handed a blow in its plan to restrict protests outside parliament after peers backed an amendment protecting large demonstrations in the area.
Senate Democrats Press Ahead With Debate on Voting Rights Bill
The Senate on Tuesday will begin to debate new voting rights protections, even though the measure appears all but dead in the face of two key Democratic defections.