Hiring and recruitment

Agriculture Secretary-designate, former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue is sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 23, 2017, prior to testifying at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 23, 2017 - 11:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nominee for agriculture secretary, Sonny Perdue, on Thursday sought to reassure farm-state senators fearful about the impact of President Donald Trump's proposed deep cuts to farm programs, promising to work with Democrats to create jobs in the struggling industry. At his...
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France's Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux gives a press conference, in Bobigny, north of Paris, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. The French interior minister has resigned amid investigation into parliamentary jobs he gave his daughters. The French financial prosecutor's office opened a preliminary investigation Tuesday into a report that Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux hired his two daughters for 24 temporary parliamentary jobs. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
March 21, 2017 - 3:04 pm
PARIS (AP) — French Interior Minister Bruno Le Roux resigned Tuesday a few hours after prosecutors opened an investigation into a report that he hired his two daughters for a series of temporary parliamentary jobs, starting when they were 15 and 16 years old. President Francois Hollande said he had...
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A gust of wind blows snow back at Roger Lane, a custodian at Yonkers Public School 17, as he clears a sidewalk in front of the school with a snow blower during a snow storm, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in New York. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency Tuesday for all of New York's 62 counties, including New York City's five boroughs. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
March 14, 2017 - 3:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a strong winter storm hitting the Northeast (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A 23-month-old in need of a heart transplant has been escorted by snowplows and state police troopers through a heavy snowstorm from one hospital to another in northeastern Pennsylvania. Gov. Tom...
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A worker plows a walkway on the Hudson River waterfront near Frank Sinatra Park, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in Hoboken, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
March 14, 2017 - 1:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a strong winter storm hitting the Northeast (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Strong winds have toppled a wind turbine at a Rhode Island beach. Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo says the wind knocked over the turbine at Salty Brine Beach in Narragansett on Tuesday. It's owned...
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Joshua Pinckard, originally from Houston, walks along Lake Michigan as the Chicago area gets it's first significant snowfall since December, Monday, March 13, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
March 14, 2017 - 7:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a strong winter storm expected in the Northeast (all times local): 7:30 a.m. A mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain is delaying school and work in Washington. Officials are urging people to stay off the roads Tuesday while crews clear them. While many surrounding...
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Joshua Pinckard, originally from Houston, walks along Lake Michigan as the Chicago area gets it's first significant snowfall since December, Monday, March 13, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
March 14, 2017 - 7:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a strong winter storm expected in the Northeast (all times local): 7:15 a.m. Attorney generals in New York and Pennsylvania have issued a warning about price-gouging during the snowstorm. Eric Schneiderman in New York says consumers should contact his office about "...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 26, 2016, file photo, bagel maker and baker Sam Ung cuts through bagel dough before hand-rolling it into bagels prior to baking them, at Ess-a-Bagel in New York. On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, payroll processor ADP reports how many jobs private employers added in February. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
March 08, 2017 - 8:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses added the most jobs in three years last month, a private survey found, a sign that hiring has accelerated sharply from last year's modest levels. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that businesses added 298,000 jobs in February, up from 261,000 the previous month...
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Darren Woods, Exxon Mobil CEO, speaks during CERAWeek at the Hilton Americas,Monday, March 6, 2017, in Houston. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP)
March 06, 2017 - 5:02 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday praised Exxon Mobil Corp. after the company announced plans to create thousands of jobs by spending $20 billion over 10 years on refineries, chemical and liquefied natural gas plants along the Gulf Coast. Exxon said the work would create 12,000...
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is displayed on screens as he delivers a work report at the opening session of the annual National People's Congress at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
March 05, 2017 - 4:39 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's top economic official trimmed the country's growth target and warned Sunday of dangers from global pressure for trade controls as Beijing tries to build a consumer-driven economy and reduce reliance on exports and investment. In a speech to the national legislature, Premier...
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is displayed on screens as he delivers a work report at the opening session of the annual National People's Congress at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
March 05, 2017 - 2:02 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's top economic official trimmed its growth target and warned Sunday of dangers from global pressure for trade controls as Beijing tries to build a consumer-driven economy and reduce reliance on exports and investment. In a speech to the national legislature, Premier Li Keqiang...
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