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Coalition: We are witnessing defeat of Islamic State in Mosul

Islamic State is being defeated in the Iraqi city of Mosul, a spokesman for the US-backed coalition has told Sky News.

Raqqa: Warning over dam safety sparks evacuation confusion

Residents have been told to leave Raqqa by Islamic State following warnings that a nearby dam could collapse.

Formula One: Sebastian Vettel beats Lewis Hamilton in first race of season

Sebastian Vettel has beaten Lewis Hamilton in the first race of the Formula One season in Australia.

One dead and 14 injured in Cincinnati nightclub shooting

One person has been killed and at least 14 others wounded after a shooting at a nightclub in Cincinnati, according to reports.

Al Qaeda terror mastermind Qari Yasin killed in US airstrike in Afghanistan

An al Qaeda leader behind a series of terror attacks including one on a bus carrying the Sri Lankan cricket team has been killed, the Pentagon has said.

Uber halts driverless car tests after vehicle rolls over in Arizona smash

Uber has suspended its self-driving car programme after a crash involving one of its vehicles.

Star Wars star Carrie Fisher and mother Debbie Reynolds remembered

The lives of Star Wars star Carrie Fisher and her actress mother Debbie Reynolds have been celebrated at a public memorial.

Gunman opens fire on bus on Las Vegas Strip, killing one

One person has been killed and another injured after a gunman opened fire on on a double-decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip.

Prisoners in Mexico riot after escape tunnel is discovered

Three inmates are dead and one has been injured after a prison riot in Mexico.

Man in Joker mask arrested by US police

A man has been arrested after he was seen walking around dressed as comic book supervillain the Joker, police in the US have said.

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Man in Joker mask arrested by US police

Man in Joker mask arrested by US police

A man has been arrested after he was seen walking around dressed as comic book supervillain the Joker, police in the US have said.

Gunman opens fire on bus on Las Vegas Strip, killing one

Gunman opens fire on bus on Las Vegas Strip, killing one

One person has been killed and another injured after a gunman opened fire on on a double-decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip.

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