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U.S. private employers added fewer-than-expected workers in August, but the labor market momentum likely remains strong enough for the Federal Reserve to consider an interest rate hike this year. The report, which is jointly developed with Moody's Analytics, was published ahead of the government's more comprehensive employment report to be released on Friday. The unemployment rate is forecast to tick down to 5.2 percent from the 5.3 percent in July.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police said Wednesday a prime suspect in Bangkok's deadly bombing has admitted to being near the shrine where the attack took place but denied placing the bomb, as other clues pointed increasingly to a link with the trafficking of an ethnic group from China via Thailand.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants chanted defiant slogans outside Budapest's main international train station Wednesday as Hungarian police blocked them for a second day from seeking asylum in Germany and other wealthy European Union countries.