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PM announces on state TV Iraq’s war against IS has ended

After more than three years of combat operations, Iraq announced Saturday that the fight against the Islamic State group is over after the country's security forces drove the extremists from all of the territory they once held.

Iraqi PM celebrates in Mosul, but battle ongoing

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- The Latest on developments in the fight for Mosul in Iraq (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has been...

Kerry in Baghdad to meet Iraqi leaders, discuss IS fight

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made an unannounced stop in Baghdad on Friday to meet Iraq's prime minister and other top officials at a time of increased military momentum against the Islamic State but deep political uncertainty in the unstable country.

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Police investigating social media posts involving serial rapist near UNCW

Wilmington police are actively investigating social media posts regarding a serial rapist in the area of UNCW. 

Pender County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting in Burgaw

The Pender County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting in Burgaw Thursday afternoon.

US traffic deaths fell 2% in 2019; 3rd straight yearly drop

The government's road safety agency says U.S. traffic deaths fell for the third straight year in 2019.

Parrots forced to separate at zoo for excessive swearing

A British wildlife sanctuary has been forced to separate five parrots who wouldn't stop swearing at visitors.