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Iraqi forces storm Mosul airport, military base

SOUTH OF MOSUL U.S.-backed Iraqi security forces closing in on the Islamic State-held western half of Mosul launched a major offensive on the city's airport and fought their way into a nearby military base on Thursday. | Video

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Conservatives gather to praise Trump, bury differences

WASHINGTON Conservatives are all smiles this week at an annual convention in Washington, celebrating President Donald Trump's win, but beneath the surface lurk tensions central to how Republicans will govern in the next two years and the 2018 election outlook.

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Stocks near highs, dollar drifts after Fed see hike 'fairly soon'

LONDON World stocks held near record highs on Thursday and the dollar eked out minimal gains after minutes of the latest U.S. Federal Reserve meeting showed policymakers in no big hurry to raise interest rates.

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Bomb kills at least eight in shopping district in Pakistan's Lahore

LAHORE, Pakistan A bomb blast in an upscale shopping center in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore killed at least eight people and wounded 20 on Thursday, officials said, the latest in a surge of violence that has shaken the country.

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Tech breakthroughs take a backseat in upcoming Apple iPhone launch

SAN FRANCISCO When Apple Inc launches its much-anticipated 10th anniversary iPhone this fall, it will offer an unwitting lesson in how much the smartphone industry it pioneered has matured. | Video

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PSA boss says Opel deal would find 'speedy' savings

PARIS PSA Group's proposed acquisition of Opel would swiftly create savings and value from the General Motors European division's turnaround and complementary brands, the French carmaker's Chief Executive Carlos Tavares said on Thursday.

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Florida man accused of Clinton Foundation hack to plead guilty

NEW YORK A Florida man accused of trying to hack the Clinton Foundation in 2015 is expected to plead guilty on Thursday, months after he was sentenced in a related case to 42 years in prison over child pornography discovered on his computers during the probe.