PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: U.S. jobs growth in August below expectations

Clip: 09/06/2019 | 4m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

In our Friday news wrap, U.S. businesses slowed their hiring in August amid global economic weakness and the tariff war with China. The Labor Department announced employers added a net of 130,000 jobs -- fewer than expected. Also, in Afghanistan, the Taliban staged another fatal assault as questions mounted about a potential peace deal. President Ashraf Ghani postponed an upcoming trip to D.C.

Aired: 09/06/19

Rating: NR

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