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US President Donald Trump walks to the mics to take questions as he departs the White House in Washington, DC, on October 2, 2018. Trump is travelling to Philadelphia to address the National Electrical Contractors Association Convention, and to Mississippi for a "Make America Great Again" rally. / AFP PHOTO / Jim WATSON

US unemployment rate falls to near 50-year low

Job gains were registered in the fields of professional and business services, health care, transportation and warehousing, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said in a statement on Friday.

Amazon raises minimum wage to $15 for all 350,000 US workers following criticism

Starting November 1st, Amazon will pay all its US employees a minimum wage of $15 an hour in a move that e-commerce giant expects to impact more than 250,000 full- and part-time employees and 100,000 seasonal workers

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