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This week's lottery jackpots combined top $800 million This week's lottery jackpots combined top $800 million
- January 03, 2018

The two biggest lottery games are both offering eye-popping jackpots to kick off 2018. With no lucky victor in Friday night's drawing, the Mega Millions jackpot swelled to $361 million for Tuesday's drawing. Only once before in history have two U.S. lottery jackpots been simultaneously greater than $300 million, and that occurred in August 2017. That means it is more likely for the grand total to roll into the next drawing - increasing jackpots. (more...)
AMBER Alert issued for two little girls, woman found dead AMBER Alert issued for two little girls, woman found dead
- January 03, 2018

Miles was last seen in Round Rock on Saturday and may be heading to Louisiana, police said. They had a call come in for a domestic dispute. She has a right nose stud and braces. 0 in., 100 lbs. with light brown hair and brown eyes. The vehicle has a white sticker in the upper right corner of the rear window, the Statesman reported . (more...)
National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Watch for Stafford-LBI Area National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Watch for Stafford-LBI Area
- January 03, 2018

Dangerously low temperatures and wind look to continue for the next few days. Localized snow accumulations of up to a foot are expected from Monday to Wednesday in parts of the Northeast, according to National Weather Service predictions. (more...)
Have heard IMA, health minister Nadda tells Rajya Sabha as doctors strike Have heard IMA, health minister Nadda tells Rajya Sabha as doctors strike
- January 02, 2018

Government doctors have chose to boycott their one-hour OP duty as a mark of protest against the bill. The doctors are opposing this new NMC bill, said that the passing of this bill will be the black day in the medical history. "Unscientific mixing of systems and empowering of other practitioners through bridge courses will only pave the way for substandard doctors and substandard medical practice". (more...)
South Korea seeks Winter Olympics cooperation with North to ease military tension South Korea seeks Winter Olympics cooperation with North to ease military tension
- January 02, 2018

Kim also stressed North Korea's economic achievements during the speech, and noted the importance of improving the nation's standard of living. "That's not a basis on which the United States is prepared to engage", he said. The United Nations Security Council last month approved its strongest sanctions yet on North Korea - a move that Pyongyang described as an "act of war". (more...)
Pakistan summons U.S. ambassador over Trump's tweet Pakistan summons U.S. ambassador over Trump's tweet
- January 02, 2018

Saeed claimed that India is behind the Donald Trump's move to cut the military aid to Pakistan. Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif and opposition leaders joined hands to come up with angry reaction to Trump's tweet and said the USA president is shifting blame of the US failure in Afghanistan to Pakistan. (more...)
Delhi fog: Over 300 flights delayed, 8 cancelled Delhi fog: Over 300 flights delayed, 8 cancelled
- January 02, 2018

All domestic and worldwide flights from the Delhi airport were put on hold at about 6 this morning and they started taking off only a little before 11. The maximum temperature was likely to hover around 23 degrees Celsius. Among the 300 hundred delayed, 265 were domestic flights and the rest global. Save for a couple of global flights, all other flights that were heading North were delayed, they said. (more...)
Assam government recognises 1.9 crore legal citizens in first NRC draft Assam government recognises 1.9 crore legal citizens in first NRC draft
- January 02, 2018

They said the remaining about 1.39 crore cases are under examination, scrutiny or field verification process. Visit nrcassam.nic.in or any of the website mentioned above and click on "Part Publication Of Draft NRC Is Now Active". Names of AIUDF supremo Badruddin Ajmal, MP Sirajuddin Ajmal, MLAs Hafiz Bashir Ahmed Kasimi and Haji Aminul Islam are not in the first draft, even as the party claimed that some family members of those leaders have found their names on the first list. (more...)
Iranian policeman killed by rioters in ongoing protests Iranian policeman killed by rioters in ongoing protests
- January 02, 2018

Despite the widening of the demonstrations on Monday, Ramadan Sharif, a spokesman for the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), said that the police and internal security forces "fully control the situation in Tehran and other cities where street protests took place". (more...)
Weekend Box Office Report: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Remains Leader Weekend Box Office Report: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Remains Leader
- January 01, 2018

Star Wars: The Force Awakens achieved that milestone the fastest. The eighth installment in the Star Wars science-fiction franchise earned an estimated $52-million for a third straight first-place finish at the holiday box office. Star Wars: The Last Jedi also has a 4.06 out of 5 ComicBook.com User Rating. Rogue One , a standalone movie from director Gareth Edwards released in December 2016, followed close behind with $1.056 billion ticket sales worldwide. (more...)
New Year's Eve wind chill in Detroit forecast at -16 below New Year's Eve wind chill in Detroit forecast at -16 below
- January 01, 2018

Anyone out celebrating overnight will get an extra blast of arctic air that could drop temperatures to -5 and -20 degrees. Morning lows will be in the upper single digits and low teens with feel like temps below zero, so dress warm if you are going to be out and about. (more...)
5 deputies shot, 1 fatally, in shooting near Denver 5 deputies shot, 1 fatally, in shooting near Denver
- January 01, 2018

The four injured officers, who range in age from 28 to 41, were in stable condition, and the two civilian injuries were not life-threatening. The officers were shot after responding to an initial report of domestic violence at the Copper Canyon Apartments just after 5 a.m., Sheriff Tony Spurlock said in a news conference . (more...)
Houston police: Intoxicated man found with weapons in downtown hotel room Houston police: Intoxicated man found with weapons in downtown hotel room
- January 01, 2018

Tavon Malik Stanley, 21, was detained at a South Carolina Walmart after employees saw a woman with him take around $25 worth of merchandise without paying for them, the Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports . Police said the man is jailed. Despite the discovery, hotel officials said they are still hosting tonight's New Year's Eve celebration, which is reportedly set to host a massive 50,000 balloon drop at midnight. (more...)
Authorities: Florida man tried to electrocute pregnant wife Authorities: Florida man tried to electrocute pregnant wife
- December 31, 2017

The homeowner had contacted the sheriff's office about suspicious statements made by his son-in-law regarding not letting a child touch the front door of the home. "This is one of the most freaky domestic-violence cases I have seen in my career", said Sheriff Rick Staly . " Not only did this man plan to electrocute his wife, but he could have injured a deputy or any person attempting to enter this residence ". (more...)
Man suspected of shoplifting pulls knife on Bi-Lo employee Man suspected of shoplifting pulls knife on Bi-Lo employee
- December 31, 2017

He received an undisclosed amount of money during this robbery. The woman is described as heavy set, white or Hispanic, wearing a gray hat with the Jordan symbol on it, gray sweatpants, gray sweatshirt and a black jacket. The robbery was reported shortly after 12:45 p.m.at a gas station on the 600 block of South 14th Street on December 28. "The two suspects forced their way into the house and robbed them". (more...)
Major Cold With a Wind Chill of -25 Possible Tuesday Morning Major Cold With a Wind Chill of -25 Possible Tuesday Morning
- December 31, 2017

This is because wind chill values will be -15 to -25 degrees while temperatures fall through the day Saturday . High pressure will continue sinking south from Canada Friday night, producing overnight lows between -20 and -30 degrees. You can see live weather updates via the National Weather Service and other Twitter sources below. Sunday night: Mostly clear, low around 8 below. (more...)
Donald Trump Tweet-tacks Vanity Fair For "Regret" Over Hillary Clinton Ding
- December 29, 2017

Vanity Fair released the video as part of a series suggesting New Year's resolutions for others, including White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and U.S. "I'm just so happy that the mainstream media-the leftist mainstream media, might I add-Vanity Fair actually decided to make fun of Hillary Clinton", Lahren said. (more...)
US Resumes Granting Visa to Turkish Citizens
- December 29, 2017

Turkey also suspended the issuance of visas to United States citizens. Turkey has blamed Gulen, a US-based Muslim leader, of being behind a failed coup attempt previous year, an accusation that Gulen has vehemently denied. Although the embassy said it still remains concerned for its arrested staff in Turkey, the progress in ironing out differences may ease the perception of political risk, a key reason for the lira's weakness against the dollar in the fourth quarter. (more...)
Kabul Blast Targeted Shiites In Afghanistan, Also Creates Safety Concerns For Journalists Kabul Blast Targeted Shiites In Afghanistan, Also Creates Safety Concerns For Journalists
- December 29, 2017

Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said an unknown number of suicide attackers set off an explosion outside the center before carrying out an attack inside. According to officials, women, children and journalists are among the dead. He said one reporter at the agency had been killed and one injured. A deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, Nasrat Rahimi, said that at least 40 people had been killed and another 30 wounded, but that was an initial accounting. (more...)
More sunshine, less wind, however, feeling like an icebox for Thursday More sunshine, less wind, however, feeling like an icebox for Thursday
- December 29, 2017

If we were to see any snow from it, it would likely be late Wednesday into Thursday. Another cold start this morning with temperatures in the single digits to low teens and wind chills near zero. On Monday, New Year's Day, it will be sunny and cold, with a high near 8, the weather service said. The overall chance of precipitation is estimated at 30 percent. (more...)