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US job creation slows to 155,000 in November; unemployment 3.7%

US job creation slows to 155,000 in November; unemployment 3.7%Job creation slowed unexpectedly in the United States last month as the service sector added fewer workers, but the unemployment rate held steady at a 49-year low, the government reported Friday. Hiring fell to 155,000 net new positions in November while the gain in October was revised down to 237,000, the Labor Department reported. The Federal Reserve has offered some relief by signaling it will consider slowing the pace of interest rates next year — but November’s strong wage gains and low unemployment could add to the case for continuing to tighten monetary policy.



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France's Macron to meet Merkel on November 18 over eurozone reform

France's Macron to meet Merkel on November 18 over eurozone reformPARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Nov. 18 to discuss implementation of the so-called Meseberg eurozone reform proposal agreed in June, the Elysee Palace said on Friday. Macron will speak to the German lower-house. French officials have expressed irritation with Germany's reluctance to resolve pending issues over the monetary union's governance. Earlier on Friday, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Germany had to decide in the coming weeks whether to move forward with French proposals on the integration of the …



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You Think The GOP Is Extreme Now? It'll Be Worse If They Win In November.

You Think The GOP Is Extreme Now? It'll Be Worse If They Win In November.The Republicans' last-ditch campaign message before the midterms has gone



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Russia may resume manned space flights on November 28: Interfax

Russia may resume manned space flights on November 28: InterfaxThe next manned flight of a Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) could take place on Nov. 28, Interfax news agency quoted a Russian space industry source on Saturday as saying. A Russian cosmonaut and a U.S. astronaut survived an aborted liftoff after a Soyuz rocket bound for the ISS failed in mid-air two minutes after the launch in Kazakhstan, leading to a dramatic emergency landing. Russia’s space agency Roscosmos was not immediately available for comment on Saturday on the Interfax report.



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Barack Obama Tells Democrats: 'I Need You To Come Through' In November

Barack Obama Tells Democrats: 'I Need You To Come Through' In NovemberFormer President Barack Obama urged voters to head to the polls this November



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Should California Really Be 3 States? Voters Will Decide In November.

Should California Really Be 3 States? Voters Will Decide In November.A dramatic proposal to split California into three separate states has



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Democrats can — and must — unite in November, says party deputy chair Ellison

Democrats can — and must — unite in November, says party deputy chair EllisonPredictions of the death of the Democratic Party after the 2016 election were premature. If the party can unite behind its candidates, it can take one or both houses of Congress, says deputy chair Keith Ellison.



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Democratic Turnout Surged In Texas. What Does It Mean For November?

Democratic Turnout Surged In Texas. What Does It Mean For November?Since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Democrats have performed better than expected in many special elections, turning out voters who didn’t show up in past years and giving many in the party high hopes for this year’s midterms. Recent polls give Democrats a generic ballot edge and the early advantage on voter enthusiasm.



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Sessions crackdown on pot could make life harder for Republicans in November

Sessions crackdown on pot could make life harder for Republicans in NovemberA crackdown is unlikely to be popular with the solid majority — 64 percent — of Americans who support pot legalization. 



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Pentagon confirms rare, three aircraft carrier drill November 11-14

Pentagon confirms rare, three aircraft carrier drill November 11-14The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would soon carry out the first exercise in a decade involving three aircraft carrier strike groups in the Western Pacific, confirming a Reuters report published on Monday. “It is a rare opportunity to train with two aircraft carriers together, and even rarer to be able to train with three,” Admiral Scott Swift, U.S. Pacific Fleet commander, said in a statement, adding the drills would take place from Saturday to Tuesday. U.S. President Donald Trump will be traveling in Asia during the initial days of the drills.



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