FADILIYA, Iraq - As Kurdish peshmerga fighters make their way through the villages that surround Mosul, it becomes clear that theirs is a slow and risky mission.
WASHINGTON The U.S. government will announce on Thursday morning the arrest and indictment of individuals suspected of scamming taxpayers since 2013 by impersonating Internal Revenue Service officials, a Treasury Department watchdog said.
Twitter Inc said Thursday it would cut 9 percent of its global workforce to keep costs down as the microblogging service reported quarterly results that beat Wall Street expectations, lifting shares.
YOKOHAMA, Japan Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday his country could join naval exercises with Japan, but repeated there would be no more war games with long-time ally the United States and again gave vent to his anger against Washington.
Wall Street opened higher on Thursday as a flurry of strong corporate results from healthcare companies and a multi-billion dollar deal in the technology sector boosted sentiment about equity markets.
Apple Inc is expected to unveil a revamped MacBook Pro on Thursday with a fingerprint reader and faster ports, returning to the product line it build the company on after updating smartphones with the iPhone 7.
HONG KONG Moments before he surrendered after killing a second victim in his Hong Kong apartment, British banker Rurik Jutting ingested up to 20 grams of cocaine and imagined police were behind the curtains, a court heard on Thursday.
WASHINGTON Credit unions will be able to more easily expand into markets dominated by banks after a reform vote on Thursday, industry officials say, as regulators clear the way for the not-for-profits lenders.