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U.S. unemployment falls to 7 pct. on 203K jobs added

WASHINGTON — The U.S. job market is proving surprisingly resilient. Solid job growth in November cut the U.S. unemployment rate to 7 percent, a five-year low. The robust gain suggested that the economy may have begun to accelerate. As more employers step up hiring, more people have money to spend to drive the economy. Employers added 203,000 ...