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Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as the U.S. job market remains strong in the face of rising inflation and interest rates.


TAG: Correspondent Jeremy House reporting. The total number of Americans collecting jobless benefits for the week ending June 4 was 1,312,000. That figure has hovered near 50-year lows for months.

VERBATIM: The Labor Department reports applications for jobless aid fell by 3,000 to 229,000 for the week ending June 11th. First-time applications generally represent the number of layoffs. Jobless claims application this week and last week were the highest since the first weeks of the year.

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