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Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits drop 13,000

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The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits fell for the first time in three weeks, pushing total applications down to a low 239,000, further evidence of the strength of the labor market.

The NUMBERS: Applications dropped by 13,000 last week after rising by 13,000 the…

Source: http://www.latimes.com/la-fi-unemployment-benefits-20171122-story.html