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Battle to reclaim Islamic State-held Mosul in Iraq displaces 1,000 villagers

KHAZER, Iraq – Iraqi special forces have moved more than 1,000 people from villages near the front lines of the battle to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul and surrounding areas, where the U.N. says militants have committed a number of atrocities in recent days, officials said Wednesday. Special forces Maj. Gen. Haider Fadhil […]

Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band reclaim world title

Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band from Northern Ireland have been crowned world pipe band champions. The Lisburn band reclaimed the title after Scottish band Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia triumphed last year. Before that Field Marshal Montgomery had won the title four times in a row between 2011 and 2014. More than 800 pipers and drummers […]