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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is greeting King Salman of Saudi Arabia with assurances that a nuclear deal with Iran also comes with the necessary resources to help check its regional ambitions.
The US unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent, the lowest since early 2008, after the economy pumped out a modest 173,000 new jobs last month, the Labor Department said Friday. Although the jobs number was well below what was forecast, the data -- coupled with upward revisions to the two previous months -- showed an economy continuing to expand healthily despite the global slowdown. "The weakness in August employment should not be over-interpreted," said Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at economic consultancy IHS.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says that if elected he would work to improve the "horrible" international agreement with Iran to rein in that country's nuclear arms program.