New: Employment's data in the US
After months of employment increasing, the American jobs machine cooled in April.
In according to the Labor Department there was an increase of 160,000 in payrolls during April, after the best two-year stretch for the job market since the tech-fueled boom of the late 1990s.
The unemployment rate, which is tied to a separate survey of households, stayed at 5 percent.
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