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Biden Attacks Trump on Trade as Both Come to Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa — Democrat Joe Biden is assailing President Donald Trump on trade and broadly branding him as "existential threat to America" in a preview of what the country might expect if he prevails in his party's primary contest. The president, also comi...
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Jobs Report: Wages Up, Unemployment Dips to 3.8%

WASHINGTON — Hiring tumbled in February, with U.S. employers adding just 20,000 jobs, the smallest monthly gain in nearly a year and a half. The slowdown in hiring, though, might have been depressed by harsh winter weather and the partial shutdown of the gover...
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Number of Federal Workers Seeking US Jobless Aid Doubles

WASHINGTON — The number of furloughed federal employees seeking unemployment benefits jumped in the first two weeks of the shutdown, topping 10,000 during the week of Jan. 5. The number of furloughed federal employees seeking unemployment benefits jumped in...
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Saudi Arabia Needs Iran Nuclear Deal to Collapse

President Donald Trump is once again indicating he may withdraw from an international agreement designed to curb Iran's nuclear weapons ambitions. "My view is... that he will get rid of this deal on his own, for domestic reasons," said French President Emma...