Crouching in his Mosul home, Abu Ayman suddenly felt the ground rock when a massive explosion tore through his street. Then came the screams and cries from next door.
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Clouds over Trump tax plan may curb appetite for U.S. stocks
Wall Street has tempered its expectations for sweeping U.S. tax cuts in the wake of President Donald Trump's stinging healthcare defeat, a move that could push investors to embrace cheaper global stocks after the heady U.S. rally of recent months.
Montana tribe sues Trump administration for lifting coal moratorium
A Native American tribe in Montana filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration on Wednesday, challenging its decision to lift a moratorium on coal leases on public land without first consulting with tribal leaders.
Face of anti-Kremlin protests is the son of a Putin ally
Russian high school student Roman Shingarkin had some explaining to do when he got home after becoming one of the faces of anti-Kremlin protests at the weekend. His father is a former member of parliament who supports President Vladimir Putin.
Nearly 150 migrants feared dead after boat sinks, sole survivor says
A rubber boat packed with migrants sank in the Mediterranean and the presumed sole survivor - a 16-year-old Gambian boy - told rescuers he believed all other passengers drowned, the International Migration Organization (IOM) said on Wednesday.
Ex-Christie associates get up to two years in prison in 'Bridgegate' scandal
Two former associates of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie were sentenced to federal prison on Wednesday for their part in the "Bridgegate" lane closure scandal that played a major role in torpedoing the Republican's White House ambitions.
Oscar accountants get reprieve after best picture blunder
The accountancy firm behind the biggest blunder in Oscar history is staying in the picture.
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A slowdown in U.S. business loan growth reflects a hangover from the energy sector contraction of 2015 and 2016 rather than a fall in investment demand, analysts at Goldman Sachs said in a note on Wednesday.