U.S. Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Rise For Second Straight Week

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First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly increased in the week ended April 3rd, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday. The report said initial jobless claims edged up to 744,000, an increase of 16,000 from the previous week's revised level of 728,000.