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WORLD / World news - 8 hours ago

IS make a last stand in Mosul's Old City

The battle for Mosul's Old City has taken months, the Iraqi army unable to break the iron grip of Islamic State fighters dug into the ancient streets and alleyways they always knew would be the location of their last stand. An unexpected lightning s...

WORLD / World news - 8 hours ago

Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose protections

Grizzly bears in Yellowstone National Park are set to lose their endangered species protection after US officials ruled the population is no longer threatened. The move means hunts will be allowed from July. Grizzlies have been protected since 1975,...

WORLD / World news - 8 hours ago

Hungry hackers stole from CIA vending machines

The CIA has admitted it was penetrated by an insider network - of hi-tech snack thieves. A newly declassified report reveals that hackers managed to steal more than $3,300 of chocolate bars, crisps and other snacks from CIA vending machines in 2013....