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 New orders for U.S. manufactured capital goods unexpectedly fell in September amid weak demand for computers and electronic products, which could temper expectations for an acceleration in business spending in the fourth quarter.
WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department charged 61 people on Thursday with taking part in a scam involving India-based call centers where people impersonated Internal Revenue Service, immigration and other federal officials and demanded payments for non-existent debts.
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.
Twitter Inc said Thursday it would cut 9 percent of its global workforce to keep costs down even as quarterly results beat Wall Street expectations, lifting shares that had fallen in recent weeks after a failed effort to sell the company.
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.
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.