US stocks drop as mixed jobs report keeps investors guessing

FILE - This July 15, 2013 file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Global stock markets fell sharply Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, ahead of the release of monthly U.S. jobs figures that could well determine whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this month, a prospect that's unnerving investors at a time when markets have been so volatile. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks dropped on Friday after a mixed U.S. jobs report left investors uncertain about the outlook for the Federal Reserve's interest rate policy.



U.S. labor market shows some muscle despite slower job growth

People browse booths at a military veterans' job fair in CarsonBy Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth slowed in August, but the unemployment rate dropped to a near 7-1/2-year low and wages accelerated, keeping alive prospects of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike later this month. Nonfarm payrolls increased 173,000 last month after an upwardly revised gain of 245,000 in July, the Labor Department said on Friday. August's gain was the smallest in five months as the factory sector lost the most jobs since July 2013.



Children's hoodies recalled for possible strangulation risk

NEW YORK (AP) — About 1,200 hoodies for kids are being recalled because it has a drawstring around the neck that can cause a strangulation risk.
Judge grants Salma Hayek restraining order against 2 women

In this July 29, 2015 file photo, Salma Hayek, attends the LA Special Screening of "Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet" held at LACMA's Bing Theatre, in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles judge on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, ordered two women to stay away from Hayek and her family and not attempt to contact them for three years. The women impersonated Hayek and made a veiled threat to kidnap her daughter, according to court filings. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has ordered two women to stay away from Salma Hayek and not attempt to contact the actress.



The Latest: Migrant collapses, dies as he flees Bicske train

Migrants walk out of Budapest, Hungary, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Over 150,000 people seeking to enter Europe have reached Hungary this year, most coming through the southern border with Serbia, and many apply for asylum but quickly try to leave for richer EU countries. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)BICSKE, Hungary (AP) — The latest news as tens of thousands of migrants pour into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):





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