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US adds less-than-expected 160,000 jobs in April

The U.S. economy added a lower-than-expected 160,000 jobs in April and the unemployment rate remains at 5 percent.


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US hiring slows: Only 160,000 jobs added in April

U.S. companies didn't do much hiring in April.

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