U.S. jobless claims fall to lowest level since November

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By Lucia Maffei The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped to a three-month low last week, a better-than-expected performance that suggests labor market conditions are improving. The U.S. Department of Labor reported Thursday that in the week ended Feb. 13, initial jobless claims declined by 7,000 from the previous week, to a seasonally […]