Court unanimously ousts South Korea's leader for corruption

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's Constitutional Court removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office in a unanimous ruling Friday over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil and worsened an already-serious national divide.

 

  • Written by HYUNG-JIN KIM and FOSTER KLUG , Associated Press

US adds robust 235K jobs, making Fed rate hike all but sure

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a robust 235,000 jobs in February and raised pay at a healthy pace, making it all but certain that the Federal Reserve will raise short-term interest rates next week.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER , AP Economics Writer

UN office urges Turkey to probe 2,000 reported killings

GENEVA (AP) — The Turkish government should investigate hundreds of alleged killings and other rights abuses in Turkey's southeast, the U.N. human rights office said on Friday, releasing a report on an upsurge in violence there over 18 months.

  • Written by JAMEY KEATEN , Associated Press

ACLU files complaint against Sessions over Senate testimony

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a complaint against Attorney General Jeff Sessions with the Alabama State Bar over his testimony during his Senate confirmation process regarding contact he had with Russia.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS