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Iraqi commander: Fallujah 'fully liberated' from IS

Jun 26, 2016

Iraqi commander: Fallujah 'fully liberated' from IS

A senior Iraqi commander declared that the city of Fallujah was “fully liberated” from Islamic State group militants on Sunday, after a more than monthlong military operation. Iraqi troops have entered the northwestern al-Julan neighborhood, the last area of Fallujah to remain under IS ...

Blind dog with oozing sore wins World's Ugliest Dog contest

Jun 26, 2016

Blind dog with oozing sore wins World's Ugliest Dog contest

A 17-year-old Chinese Crested Chihuahua with legs bowed out like a frog and an oozing sore is the winner of this year’s World’s Ugliest Dog contest. SweePee Rambo took home the title at the annual Petaluma World’s Ugliest Dog contest Friday night at the ...

Skeletons, coins found in dig of ancient Pompeii shop

Jun 26, 2016

Skeletons, coins found in dig of ancient Pompeii shop

Italian and French archaeologists have discovered four skeletons and gold coins in the ruins of an ancient shop on the outskirts of Pompeii, officials have said. The skeletons are those of young people, including an adolescent girl, who perished in the back of the ...

Political novice elected Iceland president amid football fever

Jun 26, 2016

Political novice elected Iceland president amid football fever

Political newcomer Gudni Johannesson claimed victory in Iceland’s presidential election after riding a wave of anti-establishment sentiment, though the vote was eclipsed by the country’s eagerly-anticipated and historic Euro football match. “All the votes have not been counted, but I think we have won,” ...