Turkey ramps up fight against Kurdish fighters in Syria
Turkey escalated its offensive Thursday against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, pounding them with airstrikes and artillery, and complicating the battle against the Islamic State group by Ankara and ...
Obama: Health care law worked, but improvements needed
President Barack Obama on Thursday defended his namesake health care program, long a target of Republicans and recently criticized by some Democrats, saying millions of Americans "now know the financial ...
Pogba purrs as Man United trounce Fenerbahce
Paul Pogba struck twice as Manchester United invigorated their Europa League campaign with a classy 4-1 home victory over Turkish giants Fenerbahce on Thursday. France midfielder Pogba scored a penalty and curled in from distance to take his tally to three goals since his world-record 89 million pounds ($109.1 million, 100 million euros) return from Juventus. Anthony Martial, with another penalty, and Jesse Lingard were also on target as Jose Mourinho's team secured a win that left them level on six points with Feyenoord at the top of Group A.
Pogba at the double, Saints lose to Inter
Paul Pogba scored twice as Manchester United crushed Fenerbahce in the Europa League on Thursday, while their Premier League rivals Southampton went down to Inter Milan. Paul Pogba scored twice in the first half as Jose Mourinho's Manchester United thumped Fenerbahce 4-1 at Old Trafford.
Dodgers make lineup changes vs Cubs for Game 5 of NLCS
Microsoft shares hit high as cloud business flies above estimates
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp reported adjusted revenue and profit that blew past analysts' estimates on Thursday, as soaring sales from its cloud business pushed the technology giant's shares to an all-time high. Shares of Microsoft rose 6.1 percent to $60.73 in after-hours trading, adding more than $27 billion to its market value. The Redmond, Washington-based company said revenue from its flagship cloud product Azure, which businesses can use to host their websites, apps or data, rose 116 percent.
Court rules against CarMax in fight over vehicle inspectionsSAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? A federal appeals court in San Francisco says used car retailer CarMax must tell buyers in California the condition of individual vehicle components it inspects.
Iraqi special forces join battle for Mosul, US soldier dies
BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) ? In a significant escalation of the battle for Mosul, elite Iraqi special forces joined the fight Thursday, unleashing a pre-dawn assault on an Islamic State-held town east of the besieged city, and the U.S. military announced the first American combat death since the operation began.
AP Interview: UEFA open to Champs League final beyond Europe
In Trump's rigged election conspiracy, supporters defiant
Linda Hernandez, from the aptly named town of Defiance, Ohio, cheered Thursday as Donald Trump thumbed his nose at American democratic tradition by saying he would accept the presidential election results, provided he wins. While Trump doubled and tripled down on claims that the nation's elections are rigged and massive voter fraud might be underway, Hernandez stood firmly by her candidate. "I think it should be" in doubt, Hernandez said of the election.