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URGENT ¥¥¥ US jobless rate rises to 7.9%

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The US unemployment rate rose to 7.9 percent in January from 7.8 percent in December and the economy added 157,000 jobs, the Labor Department said Friday.

According to revised 2012 data, the monthly job growth averaged 181,000 last year.

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