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$393M Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold in IL

$393M Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold in IL At least one person in IL is waking Saturday up a Mega Millions jackpot victor. It will also let you know when you win with those physical tickets you bought. It's the first jackpot victor in Mega Millions since April 28. In that drawing, David Trapp won $61 million in California . The Powerball jackpot is still growing, and will be drawn on Saturday, August 11th. [Full Article...]

Maduro speaks before the new constituent assembly

Maduro speaks before the new constituent assembly The Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza has summoned the ambassadors of the countries that took part in a meeting in Lima. He also said he would challenge the sanctions in a USA court. The senators said sanctions on shipments of Venezuelan oil to the United States could also increase the likelihood of a disorderly default by Venezuela, given the oil business is its main source o... [Full Article...]

No Winners in Tuesday Night's Mega Millions Drawing

No Winners in Tuesday Night's Mega Millions Drawing A player must match all six numbers to win the jackpot. The Powerball has now reached its 14th highest jackpot at $356 million. There's no disputing Americans love buying lottery tickets. Royer said if he won, he would donate some of the money for afterschool programs for kids, and help friends and family. Prizes are based on annuity options, paid over 29 years. [Full Article...]

Giant inflatable chicken resembling President Trump set up near White House

Giant inflatable chicken resembling President Trump set up near White House A Trump chicken was previously used to mark the Year of the Rooster in China. Kelly went on to tell his team of Trump staffers to put aside egos and personal squabbles and stop leaking information from the White House, Time reports . [Full Article...]

Irritated McConnell slaps Trump for 'excessive expectations'

The Senate majority leader criticized the president during a Rotary Club dinner in Kentucky on Monday, complaining that his lack of political experience has led "excessive expectations" of what Congress can do. Congress has a full to-do list when lawmakers return from their recess in September, with must-pass bills to raise the debt ceiling and continue funding the government. [Full Article...]

Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo That includes not firing them for politely expressing ideas but rather arguing back", Assange tweeted. While it's true the U.S. Constitution grants Damore the right to express himself, the First Amendment protects citizens' free speech rights from being restricted by the government , not employers. [Full Article...]

Where to see the rare total solar eclipse 2017 in Lancaster County

City leaders in the path of the upcoming eclipse probably worry about it. Visit NASA.gov to learn how to make one. Solar eclipses don't last long, but the sudden moments of darkness still change what we experience here on Earth - from subtle weather effects to bigger ones in a power grid that's taking more and more advantage of sunlight. [Full Article...]

Canada military builds refugee camp for refugees from US

Canada military builds refugee camp for refugees from US Immigration Canada says the number of asylum seekers crossing illegally near the Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Que., border crossing has quadrupled in the past two weeks from about 50 a day to 200 a day. Rodrigue said the visit was to show asylum seekers "the Haitian people and government are with them, are behind them and don't forget about them". The majority of them, 3,350, crossed into Quebec, whi... [Full Article...]

Florida mother charged with murder was headed to Buffalo

Florida mother charged with murder was headed to Buffalo The crime scene was processed and foul play is suspected in the child's death. Troopers found Newsome and her daughter's body 150 yards away from the roadway. They said they sat frozen as she dragged the body over an embankment and into the woods. Officials said detectives from the Jacksonville, Florida Sheriff's Department and the West Virginia State Police Department-Marlinton Detachment wil... [Full Article...]

Venezuela's Top Court Orders Opposition Mayor Jailed

Venezuela's Top Court Orders Opposition Mayor Jailed Venezuela's new constitutional assembly has passed a decree declaring itself superior to all other branches of government. The United States has taken the unusual step of imposing sanctions on a head of state by targeting Maduro with a freeze of any USA assets he might have. [Full Article...]

Pentagon Issues Guidance on Unauthorized Drone Operations Near Military Installations

Pentagon Issues Guidance on Unauthorized Drone Operations Near Military Installations The Pentagon has authorized secret rules of engagement for dealing with private and commercial drones found flying over or around any of 133 domestic military bases. Those farmers sometimes find it easier to launch a drone to check on their cows or agriculture than to cover the miles by foot or truck. The number of unmanned aircraft in American skies has grown rapidly in recent years and the Fed... [Full Article...]

Christy Clark to resign as leader of BC Liberal Party

Christy Clark to resign as leader of BC Liberal Party Boundary-Similkameen MLA Linda Larson says she was surprised, but not completely, by the announcement Friday that Christy Clark is stepping down as B.C. That prompted a long legal battle that ended when the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in favor of teachers, which prompted a huge make-up effort to hire more staff and restore previous working conditions that is still underway. [Full Article...]

Kenyans Vote in Presidential Election, Amid Fears of Violence

Kenyans Vote in Presidential Election, Amid Fears of Violence The turnout in the 2013 election was more than 86% . Millions of registered voters in Kenya go to polls today in one of the most closely watched elections on the African continent. Kenyans on Tuesday started voting in a fiercely contested election that pits Kenyatta against challenger Raila Odinga . From first-time voters to those bent with age, from urbanites to ethnic Samburu warriors,... [Full Article...]

Missouri Police Officer Shot And Killed At Traffic Stop

Missouri Police Officer Shot And Killed At Traffic Stop Police said the suspect is still at large and is "armed and risky", KMBC reported. Michael had only been on the force for one year. Authorities were searching Monday for a 39-year-old man charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a western Missouri police officer during a traffic stop. [Full Article...]

Jadeja's five-for gives India the series victory

Jadeja's five-for gives India the series victory Jadeja was found guilty of unsafe play after he threw ball at opener Dimuth Karunaratne off his own bowling when the batsman was inside the crease. "I'm really happy the way guys played in the second innings ". However, India will badly miss Jadeja's services in the third and final Test starting Saturday in Pallekele, after the ICC slapped the all-rounder with a one-match ban and a fine fo... [Full Article...]

Israel seeks to kick out Al Jazeera

Israel seeks to kick out Al Jazeera All three countries and Bahrain have enforced a blockade on Qatar and issued a list of demands including the closure of Al Jazeera . He accused the Qatar-based broadcaster of "inciting violence which has provoked losses among the best of our sons", referring to two Druze policemen who were killed in a July 14 attack near the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in east Jerusalem. [Full Article...]

Civilians Attacked Military Base in Venezuela, Not Terrorists - Defense Minister

Civilians Attacked Military Base in Venezuela, Not Terrorists - Defense Minister One of Maduro's biggest opponents, Attorney General Luisa Ortega , announced late Wednesday she opened an investigation into "scandalous" electoral fraud, alleging the election council manipulated turnout figures on the vote Sunday. Its leaders are under threat of arrest after organizing protests, fiercely countered by security forces, that have left 125 people dead in the past four months. [Full Article...]

Counter-terrorism investigation launched into Eiffel Tower knifeman

Counter-terrorism investigation launched into Eiffel Tower knifeman The alleged terrorist, of 19 years old, was captured when violating at 23:30 local time on August 5 one of the controls for access to the facility when he shouted of "Allahu Akbar" (Allah is the biggest), and a knife was seized with which he allegedly meant to attack the guards. [Full Article...]

Northwestern teacher, Oxford staffer jailed in stabbing case

Northwestern teacher, Oxford staffer jailed in stabbing case Guglielmi said Lathem, an associate professor of microbiology-immunology at Northwestern University, had some kind of relationship with Cornell-Duranleau, who moved to Chicago from MI to work in a salon, but the two had "some type of falling out" before the fatal stabbing. [Full Article...]

Trump defends national security adviser, says McMaster is 'pro

Trump defends national security adviser, says McMaster is 'pro But given the rampant speculation about even McMaster's own status - President Donald Trump is said to be considering sending him to Afghanistan to command US-led forces there - few were mollified. "It doesn't work unless we are there for a long time , and if we don't have the appetite to be there a long time , we should just leave". General McMaster had sought to remove him in March whe... [Full Article...]


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