December Jobs report

The US created just 74,000 jobs in December, according to data released today by the BLS. Economists predicted job growth of 190,000 in December. Today's data showed the weakest monthly job growth in three years. Follow this space for live reaction, analysis, and commentary on this closely-watched report.

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Putin, citing national security, signs Turkey sanctions decree

MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin signed a decree imposing a raft of punitive economic sanctions against Turkey on Saturday, underlining the depth of the Kremlin's anger toward Ankara four days after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane.