The unemployment rate for May 2017 was down 0.1 percentage points from the 5.1 percent reported in April 2017. The McAllen-Edinburg-Mission area had the state's highest jobless rate during May at 7.5 percent, TWC officials said. The number of people counted as unemployed also dropped, by 660 from a month ago and more than 2,800 from a year ago.
Houston fared well too, bringing its annual job growth rate up to 1.5 percent.
Most of the May job losses - 1,300 jobs - came in the private sector, in industries such as manufacturing, financial activities, education, and leisure and hospitality.
Non-farm employment in the Norfolk area saw steady growth again, though, gaining 93 jobs in May.
Over the previous year, the local economy has added 2,800 jobs, boosting countywide employment to a record 211,700. "They may be looking for a different job, but they haven't quit the one they already have". "Anyone interested in finding work in Vermont - young or old - should contact their local American Job Center to learn about current employment and training opportunities available". There were 17,300 more unemployed people over the year compared to May 2016.
The sanctions, an amendment to the underlying Iran sanctions bill , are expected to pass easily on a bipartisan vote Tuesday. The president has said he hopes he can forge closer ties with Moscow - a goal unlikely to be met with sanctions in place.
Rachel Sheard, who cast her vote near the site of the London Bridge attack, said the election certainly wasn't about Brexit. Commentators in Britain have already begun to wonder about the possibility of a fresh election in six months.
Manufacturing posted its fastest growth in nearly two years in May as employment surged, a survey showed today. A reading above 50 indicates expansion, while any score below the mark means contraction.
The order also suspends the nation's refugee program for 120 days and imposes a new limit on the number of refugees accepted. The justices are weighing what to do with the president's ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries.
You just smile when you watch him play because for somebody to be that skilled, you know he had to work tirelessly at it. Pretty intense words from Durant , comparing Irving to the hall-of-famer, and one of the game's greatest point guards.
Rinne kept it tied in the early minutes of the second with a stop of Guentzel before a big save on Chris Kunitz on a breakaway. Gaudreau's goal came 3:45 into the period on a wraparound, but there was no goal signal on the ice at the time.
Apple is facing some serious competition from the likes of tech rivals Amazon and Google in the race for voice-powered computing. Apple wants to combine the two categories in one device and has price the HomePod accordingly.
He was detained when as tour group prepared to leave North Korea, charged with engaging in allegedly anti-state activity. The State Department continues to "have discussions" with North Korea about the release of other Americans jailed there.
Petersburg, Florida, Tampa Bay tied a season-high with five home runs and Alex Cobb went six strong innings in a win over Oakland. Gonzalez has been dealing with a herniated disk between his L4 and L5 vertebrae all season. "He's getting close", Price said.
Wawrinka, who triumphed in Geneva in the buildup to the tournament, had also won a career-high 11 successive matches on clay. Sometimes it is too short of a time and I really can't recover fast enough. "He's playing the best he's ever played".
A retired mother of two who has been married to the same man for 47 years, Gianni cut an unassuming figure on the stand. Constand was direct and polite under cross-examination, even when Agrusa's questioning grew pointed and accusatory.
It can be assumed that one of their task was to kill Iranian politicians in parliament , and they failed to do this. The measure also would apply terrorism sanctions to the country's Revolutionary Guards and enforce an arms embargo.
Cuba-US relations: 6 things you need to know
The Trump administration's expected tightening of restrictions on American travel to Cuba is disappointing, ASTA said . Embassy open in Havana and allows U.S. airlines and cruise ships to continue service to Cuba .
UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes hurt in truck-train collision
UFC president Dana White said to ESPN his family is on its way to the medical center. " His family is traveling to him now ". Hughes last fought in the UFC in 2011 before retiring from the sport, although he had hinted at a comeback in recent months.
London tower fire: What do we know?
Michael Paramasivan said he was watching TV in the building as his girlfriend and daughter slept when he smelled burning plastic. Ambulance officials say 78 people were being treated in hospitals across London for a range of injuries and smoke inhalation.
30 taken to hospitals after massive London high-rise blaze
More than 250 firefighters battled the blaze to rescue residents with 100 policemen and 100 medics also present at the scene. Sunderland student Nath Brown, who has started a fund-raising campaign for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.
Final Fantasy 15 Monster of the Deep DLC Teased
Get a glimpse of the completely new Final Fantasy XV VR game, Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV , coming September 2017. Watch the new Final Fantasy XV Universe and King's Knight: Wrath of the Dark Dragon trailers below.
Alexis Sanchez agrees to Manchester City move
The report claims that the Chilean has provisionally agreed to a new three-year deal with the Gunners at £280,000-a-week wages. Sanchez has scored 72 goals in 144 appearances in all competitions since joining Arsenal from Barca in 2014.
Judge, Yankees batter Orioles 16-3 for 4th straight win
If he isn't he can get into trouble, however, his pitches are good enough to work around not having his plus stuff in a start. New York Yankees first baseman Chris Carter is back in the starting lineup on Saturday against the Baltimore Orioles .
Project Cars 2 release date set for September
Now, the first footage for Project CARS 2 has been revealed, and we already know when it'll be released . Bandai Namco racer Project Cars 2 will launch worldwide on 22nd September.
Verizon plans to cut about 2000 jobs at Yahoo, AOL
Citing sources, TechCrunch reports that as many as 2,100 jobs will be lost of the two companies' combined 14,000 employees. During an all-company meeting with AOL and Yahoo in May, he was asked by employees what would happen to them.