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Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke has warned that the recovery in the job market remained fragile – but said he believed cyclical, not structural, problems were to blame.

The US economy has added an average 245,000 jobs over the past three months, and the number of people applying for initial unemployment benefits slipped to a http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2012/mar/22/us-unemployment-rate-hits-four-year-low

The recovery has been seen as a major boost to president Barack Obama’s re-election campaign. But Bernanke warned there may be trouble ahead.

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The US and China have agreed to co-ordinate their response if North Korea goes through with a planned rocket launch next month, a day after Barack Obama urged Beijing to use its influence to rein in its unpredictable ally.

Speaking at the start of a two-day summit on nuclear security in the South Korean capital, Seoul, the US president said China and the US had a shared interest in preventing nuclear proliferation.

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In October 2009, a reporter from something called the Cybercast News Service – a strange outfit run by the same people who put a giant ad in New York’s Times Square screaming “Don’t Believe the Liberal Media!” – asked Nancy Pelosi a question about the pending healthcare legislation. “Madam Speaker,” http://thinkprogress.org/media/2009/10/23/65881/pelosi-serious/, “where specifically does the constitution grant Congress the authority to enact an individual health insurance mandate?” The then-speaker couldn’t believe it. “Are you serious? Are you serious?” she asked, and laughed the guy out of the room.

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