PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: Lower August job creation keeps unemployment flat

Clip: 09/02/2016 | 4m 48s

In our news wrap Friday, August job growth was lower than expected, with 151,000 new positions created. As a result, the nation's unemployment rate remained at 4.9 percent for the third consecutive month. Also, the government of Uzbekistan confirmed that its president, Islam Karimov, died of a stroke. Karimov was known for brutal repression of dissent during more than 25 years in power.

Aired: 09/02/16

Rating: NR

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