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DNA evidence later proved that he was innocent of the crimes, and Avery was released from prison in 2003 after his conviction was overturned. Meanwhile, Brendan Dassey , whose confession of his own involvement in Halbach's death is believed to be coerced, is serving out his life sentence with the possibility of parole in 2048.
  • Ted Cruz Mom Appears on 1974 Canadian Voter List

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    TPM chose to revisit the story earlier this week as rival Donald Trump renewed his skepticism about Cruz's eligibility, moving the story to the center of the campaign, and was prepared to publish this evening. "There is a bipartisan corruption of career politicians in both parties that get in bed with the lobbyist and special interest and grow and grow and grow government and we need to take power out of Washington and back to we the people", he said.
  • Powerball announces winning numbers in $900M jackpot

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    Those tickets were purchased in CT and Texas . The ticket sold at Perry's Liquor in Union City is worth $1,414,967, California Lottery officials announced. But six people in the state had 5 of the 6 numbers failing to match the Powerball. Baum is the father of 14 children and five grandchildren. Managers at Anania's estimated that hundreds bought tickets on Friday, and expected even more to buy tickets Saturday.
  • Making a Murderer Filmmakers Just Revealed New Information That Changes Everything

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    If it reaches 100,000 by January 19 the White House is required to respond. He is now serving a life sentence at Wisconsin's Waupun Correctional Institution. The filmmakers said, however, that the juror that contacted them would be willing to serve as a "source" if Avery was granted a new trial. " Steven Avery should be exonerated at once by presidential pardon, and the Manitowoc County officials complicit in his two false imprisonments should be held accountable to the highest extent of ...
  • Kelly to play in NCAA football national championship game

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    The momentum continued to swing in Jacksonville State's direction when Rashod Byers deflected a Wentz pass and linebacker Brandon Bender picked it off. Jacksonville State has athletes at every level of the defense. In addition to winning the last four FCS national titles, NDSU won three College Division national championships in 1965, 1968 and 1969, and five Division II titles in 1983, 1985, 1986, 1988 and 1990.
  • Powerball announces winning numbers for record jackpot

    Powerball announces winning numbers for record jackpot

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    They are 32-16-19-57-34 with a Powerball of 13. All you have to do to claim the top prize is match all five white Powerball numbers and the red Powerball. The Powerball mania takes hold as Britain prepares for the draw for the biggest-ever Lotto prize . The U.S. saw sales of $277 million on Friday alone and more than $400 million are expected Saturday, according to Gary Grief, the executive director of the Texas Lottery.
  • United States lottery prize reaches record $1.1 billion

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    Three men from Greenwich claimed the jackpot in November 2011, which was the largest prize in Connecticut Lottery history and the 12th biggest prize nationwide in Powerball history, according to Time Magazine. "I bought four yesterday, and I usually never buy any", said Smith, manager of Bucky's gas station and convenience store in northwest Omaha. "Everyone would be happy in my family, put it that way", customer John Dennis said.
  • Powerball surges to record-breaking $900 million

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    The winning numbers will be drawn at 10:59 p.m. ET on Saturday (check back for updates once the numbers are picked). Caption + Noah Poirier walks into the 7-Eleven on Nevada Ave for a Powerball ticket on Saturday, January 9, 2016. Turns out, she purchased the winning quick-pick ticket. "Last Wednesday, I wanted to cry", Harris said. Falsetta's Market on Washtenaw Avenue in Ann Arbor, Michigan, has seen new ticket buyers coming out of the woodworks since the jackpot soared to an all-time ...
  • Here are Saturday's winning Powerball numbers

    Here are Saturday's winning Powerball numbers

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    A victor would have the option of being paid $900 million through annual payments over 29 years or opting for one $ 558 million cash payment. Powerball is played in 44 states , the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. But no one won, and as more people chose to get in on the action, the jackpot eclipsed the previous North American record of $656 million, which was set in 2012.
  • IMMIGRATION: Deportation roundup sparks fear in Inland immigrant community

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    He said through the information line they've assisted about 75 Central American families, many who immigrated about a year and a half ago and settled in the Inland area. Lisa Koop, an immigration attorney in Goshen with the National Immigrant Justice Center, said she has heard from clients, immigrants, who have been following proper procedure in their cases.
  • Ted Cruz, Rand Paul Mock Marco Rubio's 'High-Heeled Booties'

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    Ted Cruz: Variable due to apparent alignment issues. Marco Rubio , R-Fla. speaks at a town hall at Fisher Community Center in Marshalltown, Iowa. Rubio, painted by pundits and Republican rivals as one of the establishment candidates this year, repeatedly stressed his opposition to big government, his loyalty to constitutional principles and his disdain for the Obama administration.
  • Powerball jackpot hits $450 million for tonight's drawing

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    Powerball tickets are sold in 44 states including the District of Columbia, U.S. Virgin islands and Puerto Rico. The winning numbers from Saturday's drawing were: 05 - 06 - 15 - 29 - 42 and the Powerball number was 10. While most lottery hopefuls will likely still have to go to work, one lucky victor may walk away with a different story. It's $306 million before taxes, after Uncle Sam it's closer to $200 million.
  • Screening can't keep protesters out of Trump rally

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    A businessman. Sanders, Vermont’s independent senator who is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for president, issued a fundraising plea to his own supporters Thursday that plays on Trump’s visit. As the Washington Post's Greg Sargent points out , if we take Trump's words at face value-"no more gun-free zones"-it's the latter". "It's sort of fun, isn't this more exciting?" It's about 10 degrees below zero outside.
  • Powerball Jackpot Climbs to Estimated $900M

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    The projected jackpot will revolve around $700 million, making it the biggest ever in the lottery's history. Powerball sales must stop by 10 p.m. EST on Saturday, but states can cut off sales earlier. Spain's massively popular Christmas lottery, known as "El Gordo", is ranked as the world's richest and last month showered 2.2 billion euros ($2.4 billion ) across the country in millions of prizes.
  • The Donald vs. Big Bill

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    VEGA [showing tabloid visuals]: The twice-divorced billionaire who made tabloid headlines himself, is now hurling his harshest  words  at Bill Clinton, and Trump supporters showing up to this rally in SC by the thousands are eating it up. And all had come under attack from Bill Clinton campaign operatives, labeled bimbos and  trailer trash . Although, I think last night I gave her a big headache.
  • Militia at Malheur promises to release 'plans'

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    Caption + Cowboy Dwane Ehmer, of Irrigon Ore., a supporter of the group occupying the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, rides his horse at Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Friday, Jan. 6, 2016, in Burns, Ore . Rodrique, asked if she would consider meeting with the protesters to talk about land issues or the protest at the refuge, said Bundy and his followers had no standing or credibility to merit discussion.
  • President Obama, Donald Trump on Opposites Sides of Gun Control Rights

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    Trump explained his thinking in a statement: "We have more than 20,000 people that showed up for 1,400 spots". Sanders said , "Well, the idea that you would be running for president and the idea that you would only allow people to come into your meetings who support you, and if they are thinking about supporting you or if they don't support you and they want to hear you, the idea that they can't come in is something that I don't think a presidential candidate should do".
  • What BC residents should know if they win the US Powerball Lottery

    What BC residents should know if they win the US Powerball Lottery

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    While UK lottery players are on tenterhooks about a potential £57.8 million jackpot that must be won this weekend, trust America to make that seem paltry in its version of the same drama. The winning numbers will be drawn just before 10 p.m. Saturday night. She's not alone, saying the store sold about $5,000 worth of tickets yesterday.
  • White House denies Petition to Pardon Steven Avery

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    Those hopeful that President Obama would step in to hand out pardons to the two men are going to be greatly disappointed. As Avery and Dassey were accused under Wisconsin's justice system, President Obama would not be allowed to pardon either inmates.
  • Philadelphia Mayor Says Islam Not to Blame in Cop Assassination Attempt

    Philadelphia Mayor Says Islam Not to Blame in Cop Assassination Attempt

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    A 30-year-old Pennsylvania man accused of shooting a Philadelphia police officer , leaving him in critical condition, said he did it after pledging to ISIS. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney , however, who is also in his first week on the job, said Friday he believes the motive had "nothing to do" with Islam , the Philadelphia Inquirer reported .
  • Bernie Sanders Calls Bill Clinton's White House Sex Scandal 'Totally Disgraceful'

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    On the heels of President Obama's executive actions and accompanying town hall meeting and op-ed, there has been a concerted effort to place Sanders in the line of fire, as it were, over his record on gun control. The Democratic candidate said the former president's behavior was "disgraceful" but that he is running against Hillary Clinton - not Bill. "A lot of people paid attention to that difference".
  • Donald Trump hosts rally in Burlington theatre

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    As the door opened, the Burlington Free Press reported that the Trump campaign was "refusing to admit anyone who isn't a Trump supporter", saying that staff were asking people at the door if they were supporters. Cataldo said she has been a Sanders fan for as long as she can remember. Others were harder to make out amid the boos from the crowd. Others here gathered to protest a message they see as hate-filled and unacceptable.
  • Jeb Bush: I'm 'much better looking' than Chris Christie

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    Bush has long embraced the tortoise symbol as a metaphor for his position in the presidential race, believing his slow rolling campaign will win in the end. Jeb Bush's image among Republicans has taken a substantial hit in recent months, according to the results of a new Gallup poll . Bush said often past year that people knew him as the son of former President George H.W.
  • Hillary Clinton Will Never Let Bernie Sanders Live Down This Vote

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    IPR's Clay Masters speaks with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton about gun control on 1/8/16. In 2005, Sanders, then in the House of Representatives, voted for an NRA-backed bill to provide legal immunity to gun manufacturers if their guns were used to commit crimes.
  • Donald Trump Declares Victory Over Hillary Clinton On Sexist Front

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    When Clinton's guilt was established by DNA testing, they changed the narrative. The political dynasty weariness factor that has been a headwind for Jeb Bush on the Republican side comes more into focus for Hillary Clinton when her husband is front-and-center on the campaign trail.
  • Steven Avery lands new attorney

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    Zellner will be assisted in representing Avery by local Wisconsin counsel Tricia Bushnell, the Legal Director of the Midwest Innocence Project . With new DNA testing, Frey's conviction was vacated and he was freed in 2013. Zellner and Associates claims on its website that it has "righted more wrongful convictions than any private attorney in America", in 20 years. Kathleen Zellner says she's looking forward to clearing Steven Avery's name.
  • 'Making a Murderer' Pardon Petitions Top 200000 Signatures

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    It needs to reach 100,000 signatures in 30 days to receive a response from the White House, giving it until January 19. A petition directed at Wisconsin Gov. Two years later, Avery was charged with the murder of 25-year-old photographer Teresa Halbach , whose vehicle was found on his family's auto salvage property.
  • Trump RILES Liberals when protester is tossed into cold; 'Confiscate his coat!'

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    After hecklers repeatedly interrupted the GOP presidential candidate during a Thursday night rally in Vermont, Trump demanded guards kick out the protesters - and demanded that security staffers steal one of their jackets. However, as the disruptions continued, Trump's patience appeared to wear thin. "This is why. We lose control of our country 'cause everybody's afraid to do anything", he added.
  • Sanders Rips Hillary Clinton Over Her Many Flip-Flops

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    Clinton is leading in California because she's preferred over  Sanders  by majorities of women, minorities, registered Democrats, Northern California residents and people 40 and older, the  poll  shows. And the senator implicitly criticized Ms. Clinton for being a  patron of bankers  when he pointed to their huge campaign donations and noted that they "provide very generous speaking fees to those who go before them".
  • Hillary Clinton Seamlessly Merges with Her SNL Character

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    He said that JPMorgan Chase & Co, Bank of America Corp and Wells Fargo & Co are nearly 80 percent bigger than when they accepted money from the United States government during the 2008 bailout. The former Secretary of State has repeatedly faced criticism for her longstanding ties to Wall Street . "Between you and me, I would love to see Trump win the Republican Nomination", he said, flanked by supporters who had followed him down the sidewalk on the streets of Manhattan.
  • No Worries, But We're Still Finding Listeria in Our Plant — Blue Bell

    No Worries, But We're Still Finding Listeria in Our Plant — Blue Bell

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    The company also points out that Listeria is present in the environment, including soil, and can thrive in temperatures ranging from 4°C (39.2°F) (the temperature of a refrigerator), to 37°C (98.6°F), making it very hard to eradicate. It stresses that none of the Listeria has been found in any of its ice cream. " We have worked closely with our expert team of microbiologists to develop an enhanced, robust testing system specifically designed for each facility to identify any possible ...
  • Powerball lottery jackpot surges to $800M ahead of Saturday drawing

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    Powerball jackpots are always advertised in the amount won before taxes taken as an annuity paid out over time - thus the $ 800 million . Officials with the Multi-State Lottery Association, which runs the Powerball game expect about 65 percent of the possible number combinations to have been bought for Saturday night's drawing.