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It was not immediate known if any ticket holder had the magic combination of six numbers selected in the drawing: 32, 16, 19, 57, 34 and the Powerball number was 13. Back on December 17, 2013, the winning $648 million Mega Millions jackpot was revised by an additional $12 million (up from the announced $636 million the night of the draw) due to a late spike in sales.
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    Hundreds of supporters of the new right-wing majority in the assembly had marched earlier, following the president's national television address on Monday, in which he said that he had instructed the military to guarantee opposition access to the building.
  • Historic Powerball jackpot drawing Saturday night

    Historic Powerball jackpot drawing Saturday night

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    The jackpot will be the largest ever in North America. Rather than picking numbers based on birthdays, anniversaries or other meaningful dates, lottery organizers note that the majority of past winners have left the big decisions up to the computer.
  • Steelers coach Mike Munchak penalized for yanking Bengals player's hair

    Steelers coach Mike Munchak penalized for yanking Bengals player's hair

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    Fortunately for Munchak, it didn't cost his team any points, as the game stood knotted at 0-0 after the opening frame. The two got tangled up, and Munchak pushed Nelson. This was the night's first choppy moment in a rivalry accustomed to pushing, and Munchak is a Hall of Famer who now has his first post-career penalty.
  • Winning Powerball numbers chosen for record $900 million jackpot

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    The jackpot has ballooned from $40 million on November 4. Sales for the lottery game have skyrocketed since Wednesday, when no one won an estimated $500 million jackpot. "It will definitely go past $1 billion if we roll past this Saturday", he said. The first five can be in any order, but the sixth must be the Powerball number.
  • Donald Trump Endorses Hillary Clinton

    Donald Trump Endorses Hillary Clinton

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    Here in New Hampshire, Bill Clinton was his wife's chief cheerleader, making the case that Hillary Clinton would be the best choice to lead the country. More than 720 people packed into a gym at Nashua Community College for Bill Clinton's first solo appearance for his wife's campaign. The former president also referenced his wife's potential Republican rivals, suggesting that the rhetoric of some of the GOP candidates is "scary".
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    Virgin Islands. Many North Platte residents lined up a convenience store counter Wednesday, hoping to buy a lucky Powerball ticket. That's because when people hear that they didn't hit the big jackpot, they often neglect to check whether they won any smaller prizes, according to Jacobson.
  • Powerball Jackpot Rises to $900 Million

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    Wednesday's payout, had it occurred, could have had an estimated pre-tax cash value of more than $300 million if taken as a lump sum, or more if the option of a 29-year annuity was chosen. Caption + Motorists line up at the Jackpot Express lottery store drive through to purchase lottery tickets a day before Saturday's Powerball drawing, in Fayetteville, Tenn., Friday, Jan.
  • Sheriff to Tonya Couch: 'It's jail, not a resort'

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    The mother "affluenza" teen Ethan Couch is set to be arraigned in the Tarrant County Friday morning on a charge of hindering the apprehension of a felon. She confirmed that she has hired a lawyer. Tonya Couch was escorted on an American Airlines flight by two sheriff's deputies after being picked up from a Los Angeles County jail, according to Terry Grisham, executive administrator for the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office in Texas.
  • Massive Bloodshed in Battle to Capture El Chapo — GRAPHIC CONTENT

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    El Chapo was the world's most wanted man after escaping from the maximum-security Altiplano prison near Mexico City last July. It has also been revealed his arrangements for the movie actually played a part in his capture, six months after his Hollywood-style escape from a maximum-security prison near Mexico City .
  • What to know about the $500 million Powerball jackpot

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    He said: "Several hours in the busy after-work period to come... we now project Michigan players will purchase around 3 million Powerball tickets today for a crack at tonight's $500 million jackpot". The jackpot's cash value is now over $300 million. Wednesday night's jackpot actually started at $40 million on November 7th and is the result of 17 drawings with no jackpot winner.
  • 'It's wonderful he's alive': Philadelphia police officer shot in vehicle

    'It's wonderful he's alive': Philadelphia police officer shot in vehicle

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    Philly.com's reporter spoke to Archer's mother, Valerie Holliday, who  said  her son suffered head injuries from playing football and a moped accident. The officer returned fire, striking the alleged shooter, KYW reported. The man allegedly  pledged allegiance  to IS. Archer was hospitalized to be treated for a gunshot wound and later released, police said today.
  • Powerball jackpot, largest ever, now $900 million

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    Some lottery officials believe the jackpot could reach $900 million dollars by Saturday night, but if no one hits the jackpot then it could rise to $1 billion. For some comparison, your chance of being  struck by lightning  in a year is about one in 960,000. But even lottery officials say they don't know what to expect.
  • Tonya Couch allegedly withdrew $30K before Mexico trip

    Tonya Couch allegedly withdrew $30K before Mexico trip

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    Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson said Tonya Couch was "cooperative" and respectful as she was being taken into jail. Tonya Couch, better known as the "affluenza mom, ' withdrew $30,000 from her bank before following her son Ethan into Mexico, authorities say".
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    Ethan and Tonya Couch fled the U.S.in mid-December and drove to Mexico when he was under investigation for violating probation, but before a warrant was issued. "I don't think he's had any contact with anyone who's been arrested, ever". Couch's attorney Stephanie Patten got held up in traffic and could not be by her client's side.
  • Syria rebel chief Zahran Alloush killed near capital: monitor, opposition

    Syria rebel chief Zahran Alloush killed near capital: monitor, opposition

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    The militants earlier this year had overrun the Yarmouk area, home to a Palestinian refugee camp, which has been hotly contested and fought-over in the war. Given the Kremlin's loose terminology about who constitutes ISIS (Moscow are usually talking about all Salafis in Syria when they talk about "ISIS") should this be interpreted as a not so subtle warning that Moscow will not cease such operations against groups it has determined to be terrorist regardless of who the Saudis, and possibly ...
  • Powerball numbers drawn for $500 million jackpot

    Powerball numbers drawn for $500 million jackpot

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    If there is a winning ticket, it'll be the largest payoff in almost a year: 564.1 million jackpot was won February 11, 2015. That prize was shared by three winning players in North Carolina, Texas and Puerto Rico. Although there was no overall victor, tickets sold in 12 states, none in OH, matched five numbers and are worth $1 million each. While the likelihood of winning the grand prize is one out of 292 million, many believe the odds are in their favor.
  • Oregon Sheriff Says Militia Has 'No Intention' of Leaving Federal Land

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    At about 3:30 p.m. local time yesterday, two women arrived in an SUV with two pizzas to deliver to the group. Law enforcement had yet to take any action Tuesday. Harney County Sheriff David Ward and Ammon Bundy met Thursday afternoon. Ammon Bundy said his group had sent a demand for "redress for grievances" to local, state and federal officials.
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    The report went on to say that more stringent inspections would be carried out for ships suspected of carrying military materials and increase the number of goods banned for export to North Korea. "The country seems to be in the stage of the ejection testing, but not in the completion stage", Yonhap news agency quoted an unnamed South Korean intelligence official as saying.
  • Record Powerball jackpot soars to $800 million as ticket sales surge

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    The Jan. 6 drawing had one $2 million victor and 14 winners of $1 million. There are a few ways. "I'd buy my parents a house, maybe one for me", said Alicia Swenson, who had just gotten a ticket. Most people, however, have a wide-ranging list of ways to splurge. If no victor is drawn, the jackpot will roll over to yet another drawing. As sales continue, the jackpot tally could grow, officials said.
  • El Chapo Guzman captured

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    For Alejandro Hope, a security expert, Guzman's recapture "is a success" for the Mexican government, but he believes that Guzman "must be extradited to the U.S." to avoid a third escape. Schools were closed as helicopters clattered overhead. The Special Forces were responding to a citizen's tip regarding armed people in a home when they came under fire, the navy said.
  • How you could spend the $800 million Powerball jackpot

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    The numbers drawn on WSB-TV right before the Channel 2 Action News Night beat at 11 that night were: 47, 02, 63, 62, 11 and Powerball 17. Just down the road, at the Daily's Convenience at 2112 Charlotte Ave., manager Marissa McCants said the store had been inundated between 1-4 p.m.
  • Powerball jackpot increases to $675 million for Saturday

    Powerball jackpot increases to $675 million for Saturday

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    Here at the Missoula Fresh Market people have been lining up throughout the day to try and get their piece of the big jackpot. You can see the Powerball drawing tonight at 11 p.m. Experts say 70-80% of all winning Powerball jackpots have been won by tickets chosen by the computer. Nobody has matched all six numbers in one of the bi-weekly Powerball drawings since Nov.
  • MAP: How many Powerball winners come from Ohio?

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    The previous lottery record was a $656 million Mega Millions payout in 2012, according to CNN Money . The odds of winning shrank from 1 in 175 million, under the old system, to 1 in 292 million, under the new system. Stoltmann said he has represented six people who had seen their lottery winnings disappear. "Today is actually the anniversary of my dad's death, and he would've had me here if he was still alive", said Hayward resident Jennifer McGriff.
  • US Immigration begins crackdown-including local enforcement

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    This should come as no surprise . A Homeland Security official who was denied permission to speak on record told reporters that the weekend raids were just the beginning of an effort to deport undocumented Central American families and convince other potential migrants that illegally entering the United States is "fruitless".
  • Mother of 'affluenza' teen Ethan Couch arraigned in Texas on charge of

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    Authorities contend that Tonya Couch helped her teenage son flee to Mexico to avoid a routine probation hearing that could have sent him to jail. Ethan Couch is on probation for killing four people in a drunk driving crash in 2013. WFAA quoted Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson in response to Tonya Couch's complaints that jail is unpleasant. Couch said that she is married to Fred Couch.
  • El Nino storms slam drought-parched California

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    He blames strict environmental laws invented to protect endangered fish. That eased his mind somewhat, but he said he and his wife were vigilantly watching forecasts of several more inches of rain. Residents in the Silverado Canyon burn area in Orange County and the Solimar burn area in Ventura County were told to prepare themselves "before a weather event happens".
  • Hundreds protest in Cologne following New Year's Eve sex assaults

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    One woman filed a complaint for rape. A mob of hundreds of men described as "North African or Arabic" attacked, robbed and groped dozens of women in Cologne, Germany, on New Year's Eve. And, she said, the city would prepare better for its upcoming Carnival season. Police were deployed outside the station because of the crowds on New Year's Eve but failed to spot the many attacks, according to reports.
  • Largest Powerball jackpot attracts players in Bakersfield

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    The prize for Wednesday's drawing reached $500 million - sending droves of lottery players to convenience stores across the country but producing no jackpot winners. That's to guarantee they get at least part of their share. "$800 million sounds nice to everybody". "People when they come in, if they see somebody else buying Powerball, they'll pick up an extra two or three on top of their normal one or two", Rasmussen said.
  • Bill Clinton Brushes Off Donald Trump Attacks

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    Just as Bill Clinton hit the campaign trail this week to stump for his wife, current Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump likened the former president to Bill Cosby, who is now facing sexual assault charges. In a speech at the Nashua Community College in New Hampshire, Clinton told stories about the early days of their relationship. "I think there's always attempts to take the election away from the people ", he continued.
  • Executioner In New ISIS Video Reportedly Used To Sell Bouncy Castles

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    Dhar published a guide book to life among ISIS, A Brief Guide to the Islamic State, in 2015 which discussed everything from food to weather, technology and transport in ISIS-held areas. Ms. Dhar said: "If it is him, bloody hell, am I shocked?" British newspapers said he used to sell children's inflatable " bouncy castles " in Britain, and was a fan of Arsenal soccer club and the rock group Nirvana.