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Global Media Mega Millions' jackpot rises to $450M, Powerball up to $570M
Author: 0 Mega Millions' jackpot rises to $450M, Powerball up to $570M

It's the fourth largest Mega Millions jackpot . "For the first time in game history, both Powerball and Mega Millions have advertised jackpots above $400 million at the same time", the N.C. That took the odds of winning that game from 1 in 175 million to 1 in 292 million. At Schnucks on Rockton Ave., players say the jackpot is too big to skip out on.

Global Media Mamata criticised for her 'Centre's conspiracy' remark over NRC
Author: 0 Mamata criticised for her 'Centre's conspiracy' remark over NRC

Social activist Kailash Sharma and advocate Tailendra Nath Das filed two separate FIRs (First Information Report) with the Assam police yesterday accusing Mamata of making inflammatory remarks and promoting hostility between communities over the updating of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the state, reports our New Delhi correspondent.

Global Media California ready to fight federal government on pot leniency reversal
Author: 0 California ready to fight federal government on pot leniency reversal

San Francisco will become one of the largest major cities in the state to join in adult use sales to residents and tourists, missing the official launch day of January 1 by just five days, but beating Los Angeles to market. It basically asserted that marijuana businesses needn't worry about federal prosecution as long as they complied with state laws. "If they see a picture of you holding a joint or in a dispensary, or in any other way that indicates that you may do it, or you're wearing ...

Global Media Missing pilot last seen over the Gulf of Mexico has Lincoln ties
Author: 0 Missing pilot last seen over the Gulf of Mexico has Lincoln ties

Coast Guard spokeswoman Lexie Preston in New Orleans said Thursday that the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, relayed to Coast Guard searchers that the pilot was the only person aboard the plane. The Georgetown Municipal Airport manager told KVUE they never had contact with the pilot, saying they usually don't hear from a pilot until they're ready to land at the facility.

Global Media New Zealand v Pakistan, first ODI
Author: 0 New Zealand v Pakistan, first ODI

The teams will be back at Wellington to play the fifth and final ODI of the series . Out of last five ODI series, since 2000/01, Pakistan have managed to win just one series. The last time these two sides competed against each other was in January 2016, when Pakistan visited New Zealand for a limited-overs series. Currently Sixth ranked, Pakistan's Hasan Ali and Muhammad Hafeez are occupying the top positions in ICC ODI Bowling Rankings and ICC All-Rounder Rankings respectively ...

Global Media Lottery Jackpots rise to near record highs
Author: 0 Lottery Jackpots rise to near record highs

USA lottery players on Friday and Saturday night will get two shots at record Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots that together topped $1 billion after going months without a victor. "I can take care of my family", added Wright. Powerball odds are one-in-about 292 million. Mega Millions would be the fourth largest jackpot in that game's history at $450 million if someone matches all six numbers on Friday night.

Global Media Is Virat Kohli wearing his wedding ring around his neck during practice?
Author: 0 Is Virat Kohli wearing his wedding ring around his neck during practice?

They returned to India to throw their wedding reception parties. And this recent video that is being shared by the cricketer's fan clubs has Anushka dancing her heart out on the streets of Cape Town . As Virat and Anushka were spotted spending quality time, a number of pictures have been ruling the internet and left fans of both very excited. " Cape Town is such a attractive place anyways, and even more lovely with my one and only!" The tour consists of three Tests, six ODIs and three ...

Global Media Everton sign striker Tosun on four-and-a-half-year deal
Author: 0 Everton sign striker Tosun on four-and-a-half-year deal

He has been on the books of Besiktas since 2014 and his goals has helped the club win the Tukish Super Lig n 2016 and 2017. A signing which shows Everton manager Allardyce is looking in the right direction, Tosun's potential arrival could bring an end to the incredibly short Goodison Park career of Sandro .

Global Media Sanjay Dutt biopic postponed to June 2018
Author: 0 Sanjay Dutt biopic postponed to June 2018

Talking about the film, Ranbir during an interview said, "It feels very proud that I'm doing the Sanjay Dutt biopic and I'm very thankful to Vinod sir (Vidhu Vinod Chopra) and Sanjay sir specially". One of the most anticipated films of 2018, the biopic will show the ups and downs faced by Sanjay Dutt , who has dealt with issues ranging from drug addiction to serious criminal cases.

Global Media Alabama Home of Roy Moore Accuser Burns, Arson Suspected
Author: 0 Alabama Home of Roy Moore Accuser Burns, Arson Suspected

Moore grabbed her buttocks during a child custody petition meeting in his Gadsden office in 1991, Johnson claimed. The neighbor didn't know what he was talking about because the flames weren't visible at the time, Al.com reported. "A suspect of interest is being spoken to", Barton said. "It's too coincidental to me, but whatever they say, I'll go with". Jones is the first Democrat in 25 years to win a Senate seat in Alabama when he defeated Moore in the December 12 special election ...

Global Media Change in Iran must come at home: Macron By
Author: 0 Change in Iran must come at home: Macron By

ABC News cited another USA government official saying "This was not on our radar", when asked about whether or not the US was expecting the Iranian protests. 'Oppressive regimes can not endure forever, and the day will come when the Iranian people will face a choice. State television repeatedly broadcast nationalistic songs and described the pro-government rallies as an "answer to rioters and supporters to the riot".

Global Media Leading Republican Candidate Drops Out Of Ohio Senate Race
Author: 0 Leading Republican Candidate Drops Out Of Ohio Senate Race

Mandel was running against Cleveland businessman Mike Gibbons to face incumbent Democrat Sen. A message seeking comment was left Friday for Mandel. Among the names floated was Gov. John Kasich, who is term-limited and leaving office - but that suggestion was immediately shot down by his chief strategist .

Global Media All Baltimore Public Schools Closed Due to Heating System Issues
Author: 0 All Baltimore Public Schools Closed Due to Heating System Issues

Frederick Douglass High School was one of six schools to close Wednesday. The post prompted Schools CEO Sonja Santelises to blame the "unprecedented" cold in a Facebook Live video. They did not provide further explanation if the schools' closures were prompted by the impending storm that hit much of the eastern USA on Thursday or if the closures were prompted by the reports of cold indoor temperatures at schools.

Global Media GOP Senate Leaders Call for Investigation Into Trump Dossier Author
Author: 0 GOP Senate Leaders Call for Investigation Into Trump Dossier Author

The move by Sen. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Sen. "In any event, it's up to the Justice Department to figure that out". "I don't take lightly making a referral for criminal investigation", Grassley said in a statement. The letter , which was sent along with undisclosed classified attachments, accused Steele of making false statements about whether he spoke to the press about the dossier's claims.

Global Media The FBI is investigating the Clinton Foundation
Author: 0 The FBI is investigating the Clinton Foundation

Attorney's office. "Let's call this what it is: a sham". Both the Justice Department and the USA attorney's office in Arkansas declined to comment to CNN about the investigation. Nick Merrill , Clinton's chief spokesman, slammed the FBI's decision to re-open the case as "disgraceful", contending it is a distraction from collusion allegations facing Trump .

Author: 0 'Fire and Fury' author thanks Trump for publicity

In a new statement Thursday, billionaire conservative donor Rebekah Mercer said that she has not spoken to Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, in many months and that she continues to support President Trump . Trump plans to undergo a physical exam by a government doctor on january 12 that will be followed by a public statement by the doctor, the White House has said.

Author: 0 US Court Convicts Turkish Banker of Violating Iran Sanctions

Zarrab testified that he bribed Turkey's former economy minister and that his former pal Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan approved of their scheme to help Iran avoid USA and United Kingdom sanctions. The visit to France will be Erdogan's first since the botched July 2016 putsch and one of only a handful to Europe since the attempted army takeover.

Author: 0 Israel responds to rocket fire with Gaza air strikes

A man accused of working with Hamas' military wing is also executed in the video. Hamas has cracked down on IS and its sympathizers along the Gaza-Egypt border recently as part of its improved alliance with Egypt. The video began with a clip of that announcement from the White House. Last month, the Israeli army cleared its troops of wrongdoing saying they found "no moral or professional failures" in the killing of 29-year-old Ibrahim Abu Thuraya , who was demonstrating peacefully along ...

Global Media Maharashtra Dalit Protests: Airlines Waive Cancellation Charges
Author: 0 Maharashtra Dalit Protests: Airlines Waive Cancellation Charges

Mumbai started Wednesday morning with a lukewarm response to the Maharashtra bandh - called by Dalit leader Prakash Ambedkar and his associates - but as the day progressed, protests gathered steam, with road blocks, rail rokos, demonstrations and rallies being reported from across the city, as well as neighbouring Thane and Navi Mumbai .

Global Media Trump is the liar, says Pakistan after foreign aid row
Author: 0 Trump is the liar, says Pakistan after foreign aid row

Nevertheless the spirit of Trump's remarks is on the mark. In his first Tweet of the year on Monday, Trump accused Pakistan for lying to the United States and offering "little help" in hunting terrorists in Afghanistan. It certainly hasn't been in the past. As an example, we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect.

Global Media National Football League heiress Jacqueline Kent Cooke arrested for felony assault
Author: 0 National Football League heiress Jacqueline Kent Cooke arrested for felony assault

Jacqueline Kent Cooke , 29, was charged with assault on Wednesday in NY following the shocking confrontation on New Year's Eve in the swanky Upper East Side restaurant Caravaggio . As her boyfriend wraps his arms around Haberkorn, Cooke appears to get up and then fall as she takes another swing at him. "Hate crimes have absolutely no place in our society, and Ms.

Global Media Lucknow Haj House turns saffron; building looks attractive now, says minister
Author: 0 Lucknow Haj House turns saffron; building looks attractive now, says minister

The Yogi Adityanath-led Bharatiya Janata Party government has painted the outer wall of the Uttar Pradesh State Haj Committee office in saffron, in a move that could trigger a fresh controversy in the state. Besides rolling out saffron-coloured buses, the BJP government has painted several government buildings saffron including secretariat annex building that houses the offices of chief minister Adityanath and top bureaucrats.

Global Media Mormon Church President Thomas Monson Dies At 90
Author: 0 Mormon Church President Thomas Monson Dies At 90

In 2008, at Mr Monson's urging, Mormons led a vigorous campaign in support of banning gay marriage in California - which backfired with protests and vandalism against the faith's church temples across the US. Monson's wife of 65 years, the former Frances Johnson, died in 2013. As a result, President Monson's legacy will continue to be an influence for good in the lives of countless individuals and families for generations to come.

Global Media Fodder scam: Court to pronounce quantum of punishment for Lalu today
Author: 0 Fodder scam: Court to pronounce quantum of punishment for Lalu today

Prasad was convicted by the CBI court on December 23 in a case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from the treasury in Deoghar district. The RJD chief had said he would keep on fighting for social causes till his last breath. The 15 accused in the case, including Lalu, have been convicted for offences of cheating with criminal conspiracy under the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Global Media MOFA: Preliminary death penalty bill is state terrorism
Author: 0 MOFA: Preliminary death penalty bill is state terrorism

The preliminary reading of the controversial bill has been approved , although it still requires a second and third reading before it becomes law. Technically, Israeli courts can already sentence convicts to death, but only via the unanimous decision of multiple judges.

Global Media Missile attack 'proves' Iran backing Yemen rebels
Author: 0 Missile attack 'proves' Iran backing Yemen rebels

The missile was deliberately launched towards Najran to target civilian areas, but it was intercepted and destroyed by the Brigades "Patriot" in the sky of Najran, said Malki. Tehran denies arming Yemen's rebels in the war with Saudi Arabia. In December, Riyadh warned "Iranian-manufactured ballistic weapons" threatened the kingdom's security following a foiled ballistic missile attack from Yemen.

Author: 0 Frozen, immobilized iguanas are falling from trees during Florida cold snap

With temperatures drastically decreasing in parts of Southern Florida, not only were people stunned by this week's cold snap, but green lizards got completely frozen, too. However, experts say this does not mean the iguanas are dead. They can grow to over 5 feet long, and their droppings can be a potential source of salmonella bacteria , which causes intestinal illness.

Author: 0 North Korea accepts South's offer of talks next week

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an address from the White House in Washington, U.S., December 6, 2017. North and South Korea will hold official talks next week for the first time in more than two years. Scott Snyder is senior fellow for Korea Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of South Korea at the Crossroads: Autonomy and Alliance in an Era of Rival Powers .

Global Media Lottery jackpots add up to over $1 billion this weekend
Author: 0 Lottery jackpots add up to over $1 billion this weekend

The numbers drawn Tuesday were 1, 42, 64, 47, 70. In November, Karen Hamilton bought a $5 million Cash Showcase ticket and won the $50,000 for 20-year prize. In order to win the jackpot, players must match all five regular numbers, or white balls, in any order and the gold Mega Ball. Mega Millions is played in 44 states, plus the District of Columbia and the Virgin Islands.

Global Media North Korea Launched IRBM That Accidentally Hit Its Own City
Author: 0 North Korea Launched IRBM That Accidentally Hit Its Own City

GoogleEarth images from 2016 show no such damage to the buildings, one of which does not appear to have been built yet. It is next to impossible to verify the true extent of the damage, or indeed to verify the report itself, due to the lack of access to the secretive communist state.

Global Media US places Pakistan on watch list for violations of religious freedom
Author: 0 US places Pakistan on watch list for violations of religious freedom

A statement from the state department says , "The Secretary also placed Pakistan on a Special Watch List for severe violations of religious freedom". "It's not only Pakistan that we pay billions of dollars to for nothing, but also many other countries, and others". Pakistan is already in the crosshairs of the Trump administration for not doing enough to combat terrorism.

Global Media Flights suspended at JFK due to 'bomb cyclone' storm
Author: 0 Flights suspended at JFK due to 'bomb cyclone' storm

Tampa International tweeted a photo of their crews de-icing a Southwest plane on Thursday morning. After leaving a wake of delays and cancellations in the southeast yesterday, the first winter storm of 2018 is packing enough punch to cancel more than 1,000 flights in NY and Boston today, sending ripple effects throughout the U.S.

Global Media Iran's revolutionary guard says anti-government protests are over
Author: 0 Iran's revolutionary guard says anti-government protests are over

The State Department announced Tuesday that it would use Facebook and Twitter to communicate directly with Iranian protesters, posting in Farsi on the social media platforms. "The U.S.is watching!" "These hard-earned rights will be protected, and infiltrators will not be allowed to sabotage them through violence and destruction", Zarif tweeted .

Global Media Roy Moore accuser sues him for defamation after attacks
Author: 0 Roy Moore accuser sues him for defamation after attacks

Leigh Corfman has filed the lawsuit in Montgomery County district court Thursday against Moore and the campaign, asking for a retraction along with compensatory damages. The 29-page lawsuit seeks for the defendants to retract all defamatory statements made against Corfman, to publicly apologize for those statements and to refrain from further defamatory statements as well as to pay the costs and expenses of the lawsuit.

Global Media UIDAI probing reported Aadhaar data breach, but denies information leak
Author: 0 UIDAI probing reported Aadhaar data breach, but denies information leak

The Tribune , an Indian English daily, Thursday reported unauthorised agents were accessing Aadhaar details of citizens through the Unique Identification Authority of India ( UIDAI ) database. "The fact is that it has been misused to steal data - personal information such as name, date of birth, address, PIN, photo, phone number, e-mail - at will, for any Aadhaar number".

Global Media One tourist killed, 12 injured in air balloon crash in Egypt
Author: 0 One tourist killed, 12 injured in air balloon crash in Egypt

The body of the deceased American tourist and the seven other injured were transferred to Luxor International Hospital. It is not clear if any United Kingdom citizens were involved, but the Foreign Office is investigating. New Zealanders are understood to have been involved in a fatal hot air balloon crash in Egypt. In 2016, 22 Chinese tourists suffered minor injuries in another balloon crash, which prompted the country to temporarily halt flights while it tightened safety measures.

Global Media Blast hits police in Kabul, dozens of casualties
Author: 0 Blast hits police in Kabul, dozens of casualties

Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said 20 people were " killed and wounded ", the local TOLO news agency put the number of fatalities at 15, citing the health ministry and Kabul police. At least 15 people were killed and nearly 20 others were left injured as an explosion rocked Banaee area in Kabul on Thursday evening, a report claimed.

Global Media Trump tries to block release of 'libelous' book
Author: 0 Trump tries to block release of 'libelous' book

In interviews with Breitbart News after the news broke, he called Trump a "great man" and pledged continued support for the president's agenda. The publisher of " Fire and Fury: Inside". "He obviously changed his tune pretty quick". "This book is mistake after mistake after mistake", she said. President Donald Trump says he no longer speaks with former chief strategist Steve Bannon , who unloaded on his administration in a new book.

Global Media Trump administration clears the way for federal marijuana enforcement
Author: 0 Trump administration clears the way for federal marijuana enforcement

Prosecutors there have always focused on marijuana crimes that "create the greatest safety threats" and will continue to be guided by that, he said. Southern District of California U.S. "Everyone will keep going full steam ahead". US attorneys in California paid little heed, continuing a campaign they had begun in 2012 to shut down medical marijuana dispensaries by suing their landlords.

Global Media Russia: US Call for UN Meeting on Iran
Author: 0 Russia: US Call for UN Meeting on Iran "Destructive"

Iranian citizens' leaderless protests started by taking aim at high living costs and unemployment but quickly grew into shows of dissatisfaction with Iran's Middle East policy and the country's religious leadership. The student news agency ISNA quoted Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli as saying that "at most 42,000 people attended the protests, which is not much" in a nation of 80 million people.

Global Media Wind chill advisory issued through Saturday morning
Author: 0 Wind chill advisory issued through Saturday morning

Friday . Bitter cold returns to Central New York starting Thursday night. Saturday will stay frigid, with mostly sunny skies and a high temperature of 20 degrees. On Sunday , we are forecasting a record low temperature. Even on Monday , the forecasted high is just 45 degrees. Remaining snow cover, and re-freezing of wetness from melting that occurred on Thursday , will result in unsafe travel conditions, especially through the morning commute.

Global Media Call for 'latte levy' to cut disposable coffee cup waste
Author: 0 Call for 'latte levy' to cut disposable coffee cup waste

The cups are technically capable of being recycled, however there are very few recycling centres in the United Kingdom with the specialised equipment to do so. "Only by treating this issue as one that is the responsibility of both industry and consumers will reuse become the norm in place of single-use and throw away".

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