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Odds of winning both $300M+ lottery jackpots this weekend? Don't ask

Odds of winning both $300M+ lottery jackpots this weekend? Don't ask A ticket sold in Washington matched the five white balls and included the optional Megaplier, which means that player won the Match 5-second prize worth $4 million, officials said. That figure is a fraction of what Americans spent on all kinds of lottery tickets each year. The good news: The site won with 68 of the 314 tickets - indicating that you have a near 22 percent chance of a positive retur... [Full Article...]

China Caught Violating UN Sanctions on Oil Exports

China Caught Violating UN Sanctions on Oil Exports The satellite images appear to identify the ships. "But past American presidents have pushed China on North Korea before, and China's never come around". Last week, the United Nations Security Council - with China's backing - slapped new sanctions on North Korea that will restrict oil supplies vital for Pyongyang's missile and nuclear programs. [Full Article...]

Officer shoots, kills man while investigating false report

Officer shoots, kills man while investigating false report Law enforcement authorities are investigating a fatal officer involved shooting. The deputy police chief refused to give out the address where the deadly shooting took place, only offering the block number of the home. And it isn't known what cause the officer to shoot him on sight. No one else was wounded in the home. Livingston went onto say this. According to the report received by pol... [Full Article...]

Three Rockets Fired into Southern Israel; Israel Stikes Hamas Facilities in Gaza

Three Rockets Fired into Southern Israel; Israel Stikes Hamas Facilities in Gaza Three rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip towards Israel on Friday morning, the Jerusalem Post reported . Two of the rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome aerial defence system. Rocket warning sirens were heard shortly before midday in the Shaar Hanegev and Sedot Hanegev regions, sending frightened residents running to shelters. [Full Article...]

Crystal triangles installed on this year's Times Square New Year's Eve ball

Crystal triangles installed on this year's Times Square New Year's Eve ball Added measures include extra sniper teams and Vapor Wake dogs - a new breed of bomb-sniffing dogs trained to pick up the moving scent of explosives. Large truck rental locations will be on close watch as well as parking garages and hotels. [Full Article...]

Trump mocks Vanity Fair for apologising to Hillary Clinton

Trump mocks Vanity Fair for apologising to Hillary Clinton The piece was widely blasted on Twitter , which Vanity Fair addressed in a statement yesterday by saying "It was an attempt at humor and we regret that it missed the mark". Trump seems to be referencing rumors that Wintour would have served as an ambassador for Clinton . Vanity Fair's editor-in-chief is Radhika Jones , who succeeded longtime editor and Trump nemesis Graydon Carter e... [Full Article...]

Quadruple homicide victims identified in NY

Quadruple homicide victims identified in NY New York's police chief called the incident the worst act of "savagery" he's seen in four decades on the job. Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, he said investigators believe the murders were not random, but would not give additional details about the crime scene. [Full Article...]

Shares Of Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP) bought By WRIGHT JAMES M.

Shares Of Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP) bought By WRIGHT JAMES M. It has outperformed by 39.07% the S&P500. Also, the number of investment managers holding Energy Transfer Partners LP in their top 10 positions decreased from 3 to 1 for a decrease of 2. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Wednesday, July 13. On Wednesday, August 5 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with "Buy". [Full Article...]

Tillerson, Lavrov Agree to Continue Diplomacy Over N.Korea: US State Dept

Tillerson, Lavrov Agree to Continue Diplomacy Over N.Korea: US State Dept Meanwhile, the USA also urged China to sever all economic ties with the North, including expelling all North Korean workers, and to use its unique leverage over the North to bring the regime back to the negotiation table. We asked if you thought Washington's rhetoric had heightened tension on the Korean peninsular . Nauert's comments come one day after Reuters reported Lavrov ripped Tillerson ... [Full Article...]

Mufti Sarkar: CM's brother Tassaduq Mufti, Javaid Mir earn ministerial berths

Mufti Sarkar: CM's brother Tassaduq Mufti, Javaid Mir earn ministerial berths Mehbooba had recently described her father, former chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, as "Mard-e-Momin" (a flawless man or a ideal believer), attracting derision. The PDP now have 14 ministers including Chief Minister and BJP 11 ministers including deputy chief minister. Speaking to media, Tassaduq said he would try to fulfill the dream of his father and former Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed S... [Full Article...]

PUBG Xbox One patch brings new Squad mode features; Addresses lag

PUBG Xbox One patch brings new Squad mode features; Addresses lag You can pick up PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds from the Microsoft Store for $29.99. Today, BattlEye revealed via Twitter that it has thus far banned 1.5 million PUBG cheaters, which certainly isn't anything to stick your nose up at. [Full Article...]

Anti-government protests erupt in Iran

In step with Mashhad , people protested against high prices and unbearable living conditions in the cities of Neyshabour and Kashmar (also in Razavi Khorassan Province, northeastern Iran), Birjand (in south Khorassan Province, eastern Iran), Shahrud (in the northeastern province of Semnan), Nowshahr (in Mazandaran Province, northern Iran) and Yazd (capital of Yazd Province in central Iran). [Full Article...]

Congress MLA slaps constable, slapped back

Congress MLA slaps constable, slapped back However, it was not like any other usual incident of politicians assaulting police personnel and this time Asha Kumari messed up with a wrong lady who slapped her right back on the face. "I apologize", said Kumari. However, the matter did not end there as the woman constable also slapped the Congress MLA. The leader said in a meeting that such behaviour will not be tolerated in the party. [Full Article...]

Constitution under attack by BJP, says Congress president Rahul Gandhi

Constitution under attack by BJP, says Congress president Rahul Gandhi He alleged that the BJP operates on the basic idea that a lie can be used for political benefit. "Central idea of the Congress party is the truth - we accept the truth, we work for the truth and we fight for it", he said, adding: "That is the difference between us and them". [Full Article...]

New high for Dow

Commodity prices, typically an indicator of global growth, also held near recent highs. Despite the early slide, stocks were on track to close the year with strong gains. In the energy sector, Suncor acquired 25 cents to $46.07, while Imperial Oil gained 30 cents to $39.12. In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 added 0.3 percent. [Full Article...]

Man drives off pier to avoid police, officials say

Man drives off pier to avoid police, officials say Employees from WTC Marine dispatched a small boat to get him out, according to police. He took off as they approached his truck to make the arrest, starting a short pursuit. Moreland captured the abortive escape on video. Police 27-year-old Timofey Erofeeff of Scotts Mill was treated for hypothermia and later booked into the Clatsop County Jail on felony charges of burglary, attempting to elude ... [Full Article...]

Residents in Erie brace for more snow

Residents in Erie brace for more snow After another 24 inches piled up from midnight through 5 p.m. Tuesday, the National Weather Service said Erie had broken Pennsylvania's previous all-time two-day state snowfall record, set in 1958 when Morgantown received 44 inches. "The last two decades we haven't had as much snow as we used to have in the 1970s", Mayor Joseph Sinnott told the Washington Post . "We managed to keep the main stree... [Full Article...]

Russia Probe 'Makes the Country Look Very Bad'

Russia Probe 'Makes the Country Look Very Bad' He said "everybody knows" his people didn't collude with Russians and insisted the "real stories" surround Democrats and their ties with Russians during the campaign. "I have absolute right to do what I want to do with the Justice Department", Trump said. Many Trump backers assert he has the power to order that Justice Department investigations be started and ended. [Full Article...]

OR court rules Christian bakery must pay $135G to lesbian couple

OR court rules Christian bakery must pay $135G to lesbian couple The Oregon court said the Kleins" argument that their cakes entail an artistic expression is "entitled to be taken seriously, ' but it's not enough for the couple to assert their cakes are pieces of art - they must show others perceive their creations like a sculpture or painting. [Full Article...]

[WATCH LIVE] ConCourt rules on Zuma impeachment proceedings

[WATCH LIVE] ConCourt rules on Zuma impeachment proceedings He said Mbete and Parliament must comply with constitutional regulation section 237 and make rules to allow for the impeachment of President Zuma "without delay". Judgement was reserved in September after the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) approached the Constitutional Court seeking a declaratory order to direct Parliament to consider Zuma's conduct. [Full Article...]


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