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"The United States added 200,000 new jobs last month, the Labor Department said Friday, a robust figure indicating that the economic recovery may finally be building up a head of steam.
The nation’s unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent in December, from a revised 8.7 percent in November, the government said. The Labor Department also revised the number of new jobs added in November to 100,000, from 120,000.
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"Iran's navy says it has test-fired a medium-range surface-to-air missile in international waters near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. It's Iran's latest show of strength in the face of international criticism over its nuclear program..." (Jan. 1) (/The Associated Press)