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The lump sum  payout  is about $327 million. They then called and woke the school's principal, who met them at school that night so they could retrieve the tickets. Perhaps waiting  to see how things work out  for the Robinsons, the winners in California and Florida haven't yet come forward. In  Tennessee , the winning ticket was sold at Naifeh's Food Mart.
  • The next NFL drama: Rams and Chargers negotiate to share LA stadium

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    The Chargers play 120 miles south of Inglewood in Qualcomm Stadium. Just one morning after the announcement that Stan Kroenke would be moving the Rams to Inglewood, spurning St. When Kroenke proposed about a year ago building a stadium in Inglewood, the Chargers responded by announcing plans to construct their own playing facility in Carson - possibly in concert with the Raiders.
  • Best cars of the Detroit Auto Show 2016, in pictures

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    Maybe that's because numerous innovations in the auto industry now come from the software inside the vehicle, or the apps on your smartphone. And though a new crop of models shows off today's newfangled autos, they have to compete for attention with the shiny, new tech toys that attempt to steal the show-sometimes from the cars themselves.
  • VW's diesel fix plan rejected by the U.S. regulators

    VW's diesel fix plan rejected by the U.S. regulators

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    The proposal did not describe the emissions cheating issues in sufficient detail "for CARB to adequately understand them in the context of the recall plans", the letter said. It was previously reported that VW AG executives were considering the measure for approximately 50,000 of the affected vehicles in the USA for which a recall process and hardware update would be more complicated and more expensive than simply buying the cars back from owners.
  • Three winners hits US$1.6 billion U.S. lottery jackpot

    Three winners hits US$1.6 billion U.S. lottery jackpot

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    Tickets sold in California, Tennessee and Florida won Wednesday's world record $1.6 billion Powerball drawing. The cycle will start again on Saturday night when the next Powerball drawing will have an estimated jackpot of $40 million, according to the lottery operator's website.
  • Iran 'releases' 10 US Navy sailors held in Persian Gulf

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    Navy. The sailors were later taken ashore by US Navy aircraft, while other sailors took charge of the boats and headed towards Bahrain, their original destination. "Regardless of one or two boat engines malfunctioning, what should have happened after a distress call was all hands on deck manning the boat weapons", West added.
  • Volkswagen emissions scandal: technical fixes rejected in California

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    The regulators have also rejected VW's request for more time to finalize a fix, however, CARB did clarify that the rejection does not preclude a recall. In his first USA visit since American regulators said VW cheated pollution tests, Mueller apologized over a scandal that plunged the German auto giant into the deepest crisis of its history and could cost billions in fines, recalls and class-action lawsuits.
  • 2 $1 million Powerball winning tickets sold in Illinois

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    Steele of Dr. Phillips walked around town with the $189 million ticket in his wallet for days without checking it. Russ Lopez said Thursday that getting such a windfall is the start of a "new journey". The big jackpot winners were from  California , Florida and  Tennessee . The store will get $1 million for selling a jackpot ticket,  according to SFGate .
  • Record $1.5bn Powerball: At Least Three Winners

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    Around three hours later, an official from the state  confirmed  that that feat was also achieved by tickets  sold in Florida and Tennessee ,  the Associated Press   reported . People queuing up to buy Powerball lottery in Hawthorne, Los Angeles, after a jackpot hit in California. Aside from the record jackpot, the lottery says that 26,110,646 tickets won  something  on Wednesday, though that might be just $4.
  • Rare January hurricane forms in Atlantic, threatens Azores

    Rare January hurricane forms in Atlantic, threatens Azores

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    A hurricane warning has been issued for the Azores. Hurricane Alex's maximum sustained winds were near 85 mph (140 kph). Alex is expected to slowly gain strength as it continues to push northward in the north Atlantic Ocean and is expected to make landfall in the Azores Islands early tomorrow morning.
  • Canadian dollar falls below 69.5 cents US

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    Crude oil is trading at just above $30 USA a barrel. The currency finished the day Wednesday at 69.71 cents USA, the first close below 70 cents US since April 2003 . Of course, the salary cap isn't the only problem that the declining Canadian Dollar will cause. The volatility on markets has been mounting amid worries among traders about the slowdown in China and the knock-on effects on oil and other commodity prices.
  • Air Resources Board rejects VW diesel recall plan

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    Volkswagen said in a statement that the rejection affects proposals that it presented to CARB officials in December. They need to make it right. The California Air Resources Board has rejected Volkswagen's proposed fix for diesel passenger vehicles outfitted with "defeat devices" that allow them to emit illegal levels of pollutants.
  • NFL Wild Card Weekend Recap Chiefs vs. Texans

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    The Chiefs come into the game with their own questions concerning their best playmaker in wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, who left Saturday's win over the Texans with a knee injury . Hoyer endured a nightmarish performance, fumbling to end a promising Texans drive late in the first half before throwing his second of four interceptions on second-and-goal at the Chiefs 3-yard line.
  • Stocks open higher as crude oil price climbs

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    BONDS AND CURRENCIES: The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.06 percent from 2.11 percent late Tuesday. Trader Peter Tuchman works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, Jan. Biotechnology stocks took a drubbing. The rand, which tumbled to a record low at the beginning of the week, rallied 1.2%. If the indexes manage to break through these lower support levels, however, we could be in a bit more of a decline because there are just not many technical support ...
  • The Winning Powerball Tickets Have Been Sold. Here's What We Know

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    Tickets sold in Southern California, Florida and Tennessee had all six numbers - 4, 8, 19, 27, 34 and the Powerball number of 10. A news release from Tennessee lottery officials says the state also has a ticket that won $2 million. Lottery officials have not said where in North Carolina those tickets were sold, but did say that three more tickets sold in the state are worth $100,000 and 14 are worth $50,000.
  • Oil prices rebound after dipping below 30 USD/barrel

    Oil prices rebound after dipping below 30 USD/barrel

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    The stock gained $1.82 to $43.81. The FTSE 100 of leading British shares was 1.3 percent higher. Investors even ignored the weakness in Chinese equity markets during today's trade, with the Shanghai Composite Index having lost 2.42% during today's trade.
  • Arsenal midfielder Elneny could make swift weekend debut

    Arsenal midfielder Elneny could make swift weekend debut

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    With their midfield looking threadbare - Jack Wilshere, Santi Cazorla and Francis Coquelin all remain sidelined - the report claims that Wenger is now considering a move for the 23 year-old. After telling the world that he would be "very active" this January, Arsene Wenger has gone on to bring no one to an injury-battered, exhausted Arsenal side.
  • Michelle Dobyne's Viral Interview Just Got Remixed

    Michelle Dobyne's Viral Interview Just Got Remixed

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    She also insisted: 'We ain't going to be in no fire'. Michelle Dobyne became an internet star after she spoke to reporters outside her home in Tulsa, Oklahoma, earlier this week. "My friend came to the door, I was on the phone cooking me and my baby some breakfast and she said "Something is wrong, it's popping". "Aw, man, the building is on fire", Dobyne said.
  • Forecaster: Canadian dollar could drop to 59 U.S. cents

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    Like oil, the currency's value fluctuates on a second-by-second basis but fell to 69.89 cents United States before noon ET. Oil and the Canadian dollar breached two benchmarks Tuesday, with crude briefly dipping below US$30 a barrel and the loonie slipping beneath the 70-cent United States level during a volatile day on the markets.
  • David Bowie Battled Liver Cancer Prior to His Death at 69

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    Following the news that David Bowie lost his battle with cancer at age 69, late-night television paid tribute to the rock n' roll icon on Monday night. "Not only was David a passionate supporter of my career but, more importantly, a very special person in my life". "I knew for a year this was the way it would be, I wasn't, however, prepared for it.
  • Stocks another plunge, Dow Jones drops 364 points

    Stocks another plunge, Dow Jones drops 364 points

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    Stocks in Asia mostly ended higher Wednesday after Wall Street closed with its greatest gains of the year. Transportation stocks were among the hardest hit, as crude oil remained near 12-year lows, and consumer discretionary stocks were also bruised amid concerns of a global economic slowdown, despite the Fed's Beige Book showing economic expansion in nine of the nation's 12 regions.
  • General Motors (GE) Moves Headquarters to Boston

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    But GE continued hearing pitches from other states as it said it was seeking a more business-friendly home. "We won Powerball today here in Boston by having GE come here", Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said. GE made it clear to Malloy that if he pushed his $1.2 billion tax hike on business, they would leave. "They have to have a tax environment that is at least as good as MA".
  • Why Kansas City Chifs To Win Over New England Patriots

    Why Kansas City Chifs To Win Over New England Patriots

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    The Chiefs entered the game winning 10 games in a row and were going for number 11. Belichick said Saturday's 30-0 dominant win over the Texans in the wild-card round pretty much followed the script of how the Chiefs have been playing. It was a good omen for the Chiefs, who are now 11-2 this season when leading by at least 10 while the Texans are 1-7 when trailing by the same margin.
  • Australian Open 2016: Andy Murray seeks Novak Djokovic dip

    Australian Open 2016: Andy Murray seeks Novak Djokovic dip

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    After suffering his worst career loss to Novak Djokovic yesterday in the Doha final, Rafael Nadal was looking at the positive. Saturday's win was Djokovic's 16th straight final triumph, pushing his overall stats to 45-6 in his last 51 matches on the ATP Tour.
  • Brent oil price again drops

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    Traders have all but given up attempting to predict where the new-year rout will end, with momentum-driven dealing and overwhelmingly bearish sentiment engulfing the market. At 482.6 million barrels, crude inventories are close to the eight-decade high reached in April and could surpass 500 million barrels, according to market watchers.
  • EIA lowers oil prices forecasts

    EIA lowers oil prices forecasts

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    The research firm said the latest price movement of crude oil could have a psychological repercussion to the market, as it probably caused investors and oil players to be more bearish on the oil market, more than ever. Williams Cos., a pipeline company, dropped 12 percent, making it the worst performer on the S&P 500. "We could see China's crude oil imports maintain robust growth similar to 2015", said Wu Kang, vice chairman of energy consultancy FGE.
  • Democratic Candidate Bernie Sanders Attacks Hillary Clinton in a Sharp Note

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    On Wednesday night in Las Vegas , they made their cases with the other candidate mere feet away. Clinton comes into this contest with significant advantages. "But in my view, establishment politicians are the ones who need to cut it out", Sanders said. "They sure showed the American people". "We continue to believe Clinton would be one of the better candidates for financial firms as she is pushing concrete reforms where one can understand the downside risk rather than more radical ...
  • Syrian troops seize territory from rebels in northwest

    Syrian troops seize territory from rebels in northwest

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    The advances came as Syria's military continued clearing areas surrounding the strategic town of Salma, in the northwestern province of Latakia, which was liberated on Tuesday. Takfiri terrorists in Latakia, including the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front, are largely stationed in the northern and northeastern areas of Jabal Akrad and Jabal Turkman.
  • Trump, Cruz Lead Pack In Poll Of Likely Republican Caucus Participants

    Trump, Cruz Lead Pack In Poll Of Likely Republican Caucus Participants

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    In a new poll released Monday, Quinnipiac University identified the same two Republican front-runners among Iowa likely Republican Caucus participants. Cruz's recent polling surge has thrust him into a two-man race with Trump in Iowa while he closes the gap with the GOP front-runner nationally - and as the race has tightened, the rhetoric has escalated.