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Trump's envoys get cool reception as deportation plans upset Mexico

MEXICO CITY Mexico gave a cool reception to visiting senior U.S. officials due to a controversy over deportations of illegal immigrants, with one minister playing down the chances that a planned meeting with President Enrique Pena Nieto on Thursday will go ahead.

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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.

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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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U.S. labor, housing markets data underscore economy's stamina

WASHINGTON The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but the four-week average of such claims, considered a better gauge, fell to a 43-1/2-year low in a sign of a strengthening labor market.

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Arrests among dwindling demonstrators at Dakota pipeline protest camp

CANNON BALL, N.D. More than a dozen of a dwindling number of protesters at a camp near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline were arrested on Thursday after defying a previous deadline set by authorities to vacate the Army-owned land.

U.S., Environment 1:03pm EST

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. | Video

World, Iraq, United Nations 1:31pm EST
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Trump inauguration singer asks to 'enlighten' him on transgender rights

Jackie Evancho, who sang the U.S. national anthem at President Donald Trump's inauguration last month, has asked him to sit down with her and her transgender sister to learn about the challenges for students struggling with gender identity. | Video