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US jobs growth accelerates in June but wages continue to lag as Fed ponders hike

The Labor Department says 222,000 jobs were added last month, with unemployment at 4.4%

The jobs rebound was welcome news for the White House after several months in which other economic data suggested the world's largest economy could be starting to lose steam.


JOB creation in the US rebounded in June while the unemployment rate ticked higher as more people entered the work force in search of jobs, the Labor Department reported on Friday.

The US economic engine created another 222,000 jobs last...

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