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

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