EU leaders say Trump worries them as rhetoric becomes policy

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — European Union leaders on Friday sought a common stand on U.S. President Donald Trump, now that they increasingly fear that campaign rhetoric will be turned into policy and further tear their troubled bloc apart.

 

  • Written by RAF CASERT , Associated Press

DeVos clears Senate hurdle toward becoming ed secy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Betsy DeVos cleared a major hurdle in the Senate to become the next education secretary despite vigorous opposition from Democrats.

  • Written by MARIA DANILOVA , Associated Press

Judge: Green card holders shouldn't be part of travel ban

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge in Detroit says U.S. green-card holders shouldn't be affected by President Donald Trump's order temporarily banning refugees and immigrants from seven mostly Muslim countries.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Norway: Russian hackers hit our spy agency, govt, military

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's security service says nine email accounts in the Scandinavian country have been targeted by hackers believed to be associated with Russian intelligence but adds that no classified information has been taken.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

US added a healthy 227K jobs last month; rate up to 4.8 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers stepped up hiring last month, adding a healthy 227,000 jobs, and more Americans began looking for work, a sign that President Donald Trump has inherited a robust job market.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER , AP Economics Writer