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.


Legal challenges to Trump's travel ban mount from US states

SEATTLE (AP) — Legal challenges against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban mounted Thursday as Washington state said it would renew its request to block the executive order.

  • Written by MARTHA BELLISLE and JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER , Associated Press