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US consumer prices dip 0.4% in April

The US consumer price index dropped 0.4 percent in April, bring the 12-month inflation rate down to 1.1 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Thursday.

Most US women believe they are paid less than men

The Journal cited figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showing that women who work full-time earn weekly about 79 percent of what men are paid for doing similar jobs.

US adds 96,000 jobs in August

The unemployment rate fell to 8.1 percent in the US as 96,000 jobs were added in the month of August, according to a latest report, which many feel was short of expectations.