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WASHINGTON, May 15 (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in April as motor vehicle purchases slumped, government data showed on Wednesday.
Retail sales fell 0.2% last month, the Commerce Department said. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast retail sales gaining 0.2% in April.
(Reporting by Lucia Mutikani; Editing by Andrea Ricci)