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Iraqi Police Fire Shots, Tear Gas at Protesters; 8 Killed

BAGHDAD — Iraqi police fired live shots into the air as well as rubber bullets and dozens of tear gas canisters Friday to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters, sending young demonstrators running for cover and enveloping a main bridge in the capita...
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July US Jobs Report Shows Solid Gains Amid Trade Frictions

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers slowed their hiring in July but still added a solid 164,000 jobs to an economy that appears poised to extend its decade-long expansion. "This report is a sigh of relief. It had good solid numbers and was largely in line with expe...

Fresno-Clovis Keeps Healthy Streak Alive in June Job Data

The unemployment rate in the Fresno-Clovis area rose slightly in June but continued to show historically healthy job numbers, extending a record streak of rates less than 10%. The latest number marks the 27th straight month that Fresno County has posted an ...

Is Historically Low Unemployment Near in Fresno County?

Could Fresno County soon see its lowest monthly unemployment rate in more than a generation? In data released Friday by California's Employment Development Department, Fresno County had an unadjusted unemployment rate of 6.4% in May. In state records that d...