PBS NewsHour

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

Clip: 09/06/2019 | 4m 18s

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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