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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis, accepting a prize for promoting European unity, on Friday bemoaned that the continent's people "are tempted to yield to our own selfish interests and to consider putting up fences."
By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy added the fewest number of jobs in seven months in April and Americans dropped out of the labor force in droves, signs of weakness that cast doubts on whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates before the end of the year. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 160,000 jobs last month as construction employment barely rose and the retail sector shed jobs, the Labor Department said on Friday. Employers added 19,000 fewer jobs in February and March than previously reported.