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U.S. adds 175,000 jobs in May

By Agence France-Presse
Friday, June 7, 2013 8:57 EDT
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Job seekers wait in line to meet with employers at a job fair in New York City on April 26, 2013. (AFP)
 
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The US economy added a modest 175,000 jobs in May, the Labor Department announced Friday, dispelling some worries that job creation had slumped in the spring.

The unemployment rate ticked up 0.1 percentage points to 7.6 percent.

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