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'Top of the pack': Trump says he wants to expand nuclear arsenal

WASHINGTON - In a sit-down with Reuters, President Donald Trump said the United States has fallen behind in its atomic weapons capacity and that he wants to build up the U.S. nuclear arsenal to ensure it is at the "top of the pack."


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Trump again vows to bring back U.S. jobs, but offers few details

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump told about two dozen chief executives of major U.S. companies on Thursday he plans to bring millions of jobs back to the United States, but offered no specific plan on how to reverse a decades-long decline in factory jobs.

NYSE plans trial run for Snap IPO

The New York Stock Exchange will conduct a trial run of Snap Inc's initial public offering on Saturday, according to a notice given last week to stock traders, in anticipation of what is expected to be the biggest U.S. technology IPO in nearly five years.

Iraqi forces storm Mosul airport, military base

SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq U.S.-backed Iraqi security forces captured Mosul airport from Islamic State on Thursday, advancing on multiple fronts towards the jihadists' last major stronghold in the western half of the city.

S&P 500 edges higher after Trump renews jobs pledge

U.S. stocks were buoyed on Thursday by gains in the energy sector and a renewed pledge by President Donald Trump to chief executives of major U.S. companies to bring back millions of jobs to the United States.



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