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  • Powerball jackpot up to $1.5 billion

    Powerball jackpot up to $1.5 billion

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    By mid-morning Tuesday, the lottery jackpot had jumped to $1.5 billion, which translates into a $930 million cash value. At the last draw on Saturday, 25 people matched the first five numbers - winning $1m each - and three others had paid a bonus netting them $2m each but no one claimed the then $950m jackpot.
  • Arsenal transfer report: Barcelona beat Gunners to signing of Spain winger Nolito

    Arsenal transfer report: Barcelona beat Gunners to signing of Spain winger Nolito

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    Sandro Ramirez or Munir El Haddadi could head in the other direction as part of the deal, while Nolito's arrival would see Barca's interest in Denis Suarez parked until the summer. Sport meanwhile agree Nolito is closer to Barca and say it will be the proposed loan and compulsory purchase deal previously rejected.  The Spain worldwide spent three years at Barcelona from 2008 to 2011 and is hungry to return.
  • Man claims $2 million New Mexico Powerball prize

    Man claims $2 million New Mexico Powerball prize

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    Powerball tickets are $2 each and players pick five separate numbers between 1 and 69, and a sixth Powerball number between 1 and 26. The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are more than 292 million to 1, according to CT Lottery. "Winning $1 million feels unreal, and I don't know how to describe it, but winning $1.3 billion would be mind-blowing", she said. Shelton declined an interview with The Sentinel.
  • Powerball jackpot at $1.5 billion, but where do ticket sales go?

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    The price to buy a ticket is $2. How to play . Never bought a ticket? You either get that money bit by bit over the next 29 years, or you take the lump sum option and get around $930 million. The jackpot has continued to rise thanks to high ticket sales. "You do not have to be a citizen of the United States, people are coming from Mexico and Canada to purchase tickets", he added.
  • Annual No-Pants Subway Ride

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    The "No Pants Subway Ride" now exists in more than 60 cites in 25 countries. It was the Mexican-born restaurant worker’s first foray into the “international celebration of silliness, ” as organizers billed it. The group says that if "anyone in authority" asks you to put your trousers on, do as they say. At a senior age, it's supposed to be not acceptable, but I want to change the perception of that: "I've become an exhibitionist today", he said.
  • Cruz launches into barrage of attacks on Trump

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    Public Polling Policy's survey Tuesday shows Trump leading Cruz 28-26, with Rubio at 13 percent, while the ARG's Monday poll has Trump with a 4-point lead over Cruz, with Rubio in third. Trump also went after Cruz for opposing a federal mandate that would set ethanol levels. It was the latest round in an escalating rivalry between the two outsider candidates, who are locked in a virtual tie in polls in the early-voting state of Iowa .
  • Miss. State hires USC LB coach Peter Sirmon as new DC

    Miss. State hires USC LB coach Peter Sirmon as new DC

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    As recruiting coordinator for the Trojans, Sirmon helped USC bring in a recruiting class in 2014 that was ranked among the nation's top 10, then in 2015, reeled in the country's top recruiting class according to several services. Sirmon, an OR graduate, has spent the majority of his coaching career on the West Coast. Multiple reports surfaced last week that Terrell Buckley was hired as the new safeties coach, but MSU has not confirmed that hiring either.
  • US sailors, ships in Iranian custody, official says

    US sailors, ships in Iranian custody, official says

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    Officials said a radio signal from one of the boats showed that they were on Farsi Island, setting off efforts to contact the Iranians. And based on them following through with their commitment to ship the 98% of their uranium stockpile out of the country, which they followed through on - over the holidays, Iran right now actually doesn't even have the nuclear material necessary to build one nuclear weapon.
  • YouTube Introduces Localized Version For Pakistan

    YouTube Introduces Localized Version For Pakistan

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    While world's largest video sharing website YouTube still remains officially banned in Pakistan, the website administration has announced that they have launched a localised version of video sharing portal in Pakistan which will also be available in the Urdu language.
  • Powerball jackpot for Wednesday night drawing up to $1.4 billion

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    Many of the Manitoban gamblers asked questions about how the Powerball game works, said Johnson. The lottery's recent change in the odds was done to exploit this. What is a "Power Play"? If the victor opts to take the prize in one lump sum, he or she gets only US$868 million , a cut of 38 percent, reported CNBC.
  • Everyone's Talking About the 'Endorsement' Calls Trump is Getting in Iowa

    Everyone's Talking About the 'Endorsement' Calls Trump is Getting in Iowa

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    Clinton's estate-tax proposal comes as her main opponent for the Democratic nomination, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, has gained in key early-state polls . "They can say whatever they want". Among that segment of the Republican electorate who don't think someone foreign born should be able to be President, Trump is crushing Cruz 40/14.
  • Clothing retailer Barabas uses 'El Chapo' drug lord to market shirts

    Clothing retailer Barabas uses 'El Chapo' drug lord to market shirts

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    The company quickly seized on the opportunity to capitalize on " El Chapo's " capture and featured the photos on its social media pages and website . And then there was the website that crashed . On Monday's show, Colbert jokingly called El Chapo "the man who built the world's second most lucrative drug empire after Pfizer".
  • El Chapo raid video released by Mexican authorities

    El Chapo raid video released by Mexican authorities

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    The Mexican government, however, is investigating both Penn and Kate del Castillo , the actress who arranged Penn's meeting with Guzman, about their meeting with El Chapo . It is thought that the meeting with Penn helped the security forces to locate Guzman. But the process could take a year or more. "I've got nothing' to hide", Penn told the Associated Press news agency in a brief email exchange after images published on Monday indicated he was under surveillance when he met the ...
  • Sean Penn says he has 'nothin' to hide after 'El Chapo' interview

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    Guzman told Penn in an interview published on Saturday by Rolling Stone magazine that he felt neither remorse nor responsibility for smuggling billions of dollars worth of drugs into the United States. El Chapo's attorney Juan Pablo Badillo has said the defense has already filed six motions to challenge extradition requests. "The Chapo Guzman story has been one of the most captivating stories this past year and we are thrilled to bring an inside look into his world to our ...
  • Iowan steps forward to get $1 million Powerball prize

    Iowan steps forward to get $1 million Powerball prize

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    The world's largest-ever lottery jackpot keeps on growing in advance of Wednesday's drawing. Lottery players said they're willing to take a risk, even with odds of winning at one in more than 290  million . In Indiana, there were three $50,000 winners who matched four of the first five numbers as well as the  Powerball  number. Powerball  publishes the winning numbers at the  Powerball  site.
  • David Bowie '60 Minutes' interview from 2003 finally surfaces

    David Bowie '60 Minutes' interview from 2003 finally surfaces

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    Bowie's death ( he was being treated for cancer for the past 18 months) was confirmed by his publicist at Nasty Little Man, Steve Martin. Elton John said "I am still in shock". After Bowie’s death on Sunday, CBS News finally released the clips. The  series of interviews  were conducted while Bowie was promoting his 2003 album  Reality  and was touring to support the album.
  • Powerball hits $1.5 billion, largest-ever lottery jackpot for one winner

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    Mary Neubauer, Iowa Lottery's vice president for external relations, said the record-breaking jackpot has pushed Powerball ticket sales to "the highest we've ever seen in Iowa". With 292,201,338 possible six number combinations that could be played, total coverage of all those combinations could reach 80% for the Wednesday drawing.
  • US accuses Iran of conducting missile test near warships

    US accuses Iran of conducting missile test near warships

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    As the Truman was transiting the strait, which connects the Arabian Sea and the Persian Gulf, Iranian Revolutionary Guards conducted a live-fire exercise right near the US carrier Saturday, officials said. The Western military ships are providing support to U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, Reuters noted .
  • Powerball jackpot soars -- yet again

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    Mary Neubauer, Iowa Lottery's vice president for external relations, said the record-breaking jackpot has pushed Powerball ticket sales to "the highest we've ever seen in Iowa". If you end up going broke after winning tens or hundreds of millions of dollars, whether in a few years or a lifetime, you probably deserve the ridiculing you will get.
  • Raiders May Move To San Antonio If LA Move Fails

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    The Raiders have a robust fan base in every corner of California, and supporters considered holding a competing rally at the Coliseum on Saturday morning before deciding against it. The Los Angeles Xtreme won the championship in the eight-team league. Q: How will the voting proceed? You know, you read all this stuff in the paper and everybody's tallying votes, but nobody knows anything for sure.
  • Online programs earn recognition in 'US News' rankings

    Online programs earn recognition in 'US News' rankings

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    The report awarded the Fox Online MBA an ideal score of 100, while Fox's Online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program also received a national ranking of No. The new rates are an effort, in part, to appeal to working adults and employers who offer programs to reimburse employees' educational expenses. "We are very pleased to be highly ranked for the third year in this survey that continues to be increasingly competitive" said Victoria Williams, director of online education at the ...
  • David Bowie bid me farewell before death, says longtime friend

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    He said: "I grew up listening to and watching the pop genius David Bowie ". Wozniak paid Bowie $1 million for the performance, mainly because Bowie was on tour in Europe and had to bring his 10-piece band, his crew and 32-tonne stage set over to the USA for one day.
  • David Bowie died from liver cancer?

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    Unique". "It was a huge age range of fans, from people who saw his first concert in 1972, to kids who sang 'Starman , ' which was in 'The Martian, '" said K-EARTH morning show host Gary Bryan. Every few years he ch-ch-ch-changed his persona, looks, and musical style, challenging his audience and critics alike. JEFFREY BROWN: Bowie was married for more than 20 years to the supermodel Iman, with whom he had a daughter.
  • Malheur Refuge occupiers cutting fences, going through files

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    In a video released late Sunday, Ammon Bundy claimed his group would visit nearby ranchers Monday. Bundy called the occupation a "moral and righteous stand for the future of this country". They left later that day after Bundy told them he didn't want any more guns in the compound , Todd McFarlane, an attorney for Ammon Bundy's militia's group, told The Guardian .
  • Singer David Bowie dies of cancer aged 69

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    Which makes it a quintessential Bowie album, in its way. Bowie was also an early adopter of interactive CD-ROMs that packaged multimedia material along with music (remember those?).
  • Powerball jackpot jumps to $1.4 billion

    Powerball jackpot jumps to $1.4 billion

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    Last Saturday's Powerball drawing brought OH $10.6 million, or 38 cents per dollar wagered. The previous record Powerball of $590.5 million was won by a single player in Florida in 2013. The lump sum value is an estimated $ 868 million . That's the new Powerball jackpot. For Wednesday's drawing the lottery expects statewide sales to top $66 million.
  • Paul McCartney and Mick Jagger lead tributes to David Bowie

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    The 69-year-old boundary-busting singer and actor passed away just two days after releasing his 25th album, the critically acclaimed and haunting " Blackstar ". "It's become somewhat of a tradition for me to create something to celebrate David Bowie's birthday". Adopting diverse personas such as his androgynous alter ego, the Space Oddity Ziggy Stardust , Bowie never felt Under Pressure to play it safe either musically or with All the Young Dudes in his personal life.