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KHAZER, Iraq (AP) " Kurdish forces have launched a new push on Mosul as part of a massive Iraqi operation aimed at retaking the country's second largest city from the Islamic State group. The Kurdish forces, known as peshmerga, said they launched a dawn offensive Sunday on two fronts to the northeast of Mosul, near the town of Bashiqa. Over the last week, Iraqi and Kurdish forces have been battling IS in a belt of mostly uninhabited towns and villages around Mosul, contending...

Updated at 4:19 AM

CHICAGO (AP) " Anthony Rizzo caught the ball for the final out and Wrigley Field erupted. "I'm sleeping with this thing tonight," the Chicago Cubs first baseman told the pulsating crowd moments later, kissing the prized souvenir. "Are you...

Updated at 3:48 AM

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) " Donald Trump is laying out an ambitious agenda for his first 100 days as president but pointedly noting that he will find time to sue the numerous women who have accused him of groping and other unwanted sexual...

Updated at 1:19 AM

TOKYO (AP) " The first woman to climb Mount Everest didn't stop there. Japanese mountaineer Junko Tabei, who died Thursday at 77, devoted her adult life to scaling peaks, climbing the tallest mountains in more than 70 countries. Her...

Updated at 11:56 PM

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) " There has been little impact to the water supply so far from a ruptured pipeline during a freak storm in Pennsylvania that sent nearly 55,000 gallons of gasoline into a creek tributary, officials said Saturday. But...

Updated at 2:21 AM

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) " Steering his campaign toward controversy yet again, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behavior. He called them "liars" whose allegations he blamed...

Updated at 12:23 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times EDT): 9:20 p.m. Singer Katy Perry is rallying students at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas for Hillary Clinton on the first day of early voting in...

Updated at 10:11 PM

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) " Venezuela is bracing for turbulence after the socialist government blocked a presidential recall referendum in a move opposition leaders are calling a coup. The opposition is urging supporters to take to the...

Updated at 9:56 PM

SEATTLE (AP) " A toddler who died in a house fire was found with his dog and teddy bear next to him and authorities believe the dog tried to protect the boy, a spokesman for Spokane's fire department said Saturday. The dog, a terrier mixed...

Updated at 9:33 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids' toys bring the internet to its knees? It's beginning to look that way. On Friday, epic cyberattacks crippled a major internet firm, repeatedly disrupting the...

Updated at 9:33 PM

BEIRUT (AP) " The Aleppo that Ibrahim al-Haj's son Laith was born into 10 months ago is now being destroyed. The opposition-held districts of the Syrian city have been surrounded and under siege for months. Russian and Syrian warplanes are...

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