Sat 25 Feb 2017 | 6:28 EST

Iraqi forces push deeper into western Mosul as civilians flee 5:13am EST

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) - U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul on Saturday after retaking the city's airport from Islamic State and punching into built-up areas of the jihadists' last major stronghold in the country.  Full Article

TSX slumps most since Sept as energy, bank stocks weigh Friday, 24 Feb 2017 

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's benchmark stock index slumped on Friday, dropping by the most in over five months in a sharp pullback from a record high set earlier in the week, as heavily-weighted energy and financial stocks led a broad-based retreat.  Full Article  

Rising Canadian home prices make new regulations more likely Friday, 24 Feb 2017 

OTTAWA/BENGALURU (Reuters) - Low borrowing costs and hot demand in key urban centers will keep pushing Canadian house prices higher this year, a Reuters poll showed, pressuring policymakers to take further steps to rein in a market that more experts are calling a bubble.  Full Article