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World Media Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots swell to almost $800M
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Virgin Islands, were attributed for the increase. And Americans do love buying lottery tickets. The highest all-time Mega Millions jackpot was $656 million, claimed by one person in 2012. It was sold in MA. You can watch the drawing live at 10:59 p.m. Wednesday, right before News 6 at 11 p.m. Tickets cost $2 each, and both games offer a multiplier feature ("Megaplier" for Mega Millions and "Power Play" for Powerball) that can be purchased for an extra $1 per play.

World Media Texas authorities issue Amber Alert for two missing girls
Author: 0 Texas authorities issue Amber Alert for two missing girls

Police were searching for 14-year-old Lilianais Victoria Cake Griffith and 7-year-old Luluvioletta Mariposo Bandera-Margaret. "Like I said, I got kids, and I wouldn't want that to happen to mine". The vehicle has a white sticker in the upper right corner of the rear window, the Statesman reported . She has brown hair, braces and a nose stud in the right nostril.

World Media GOP's Bachmann mulling bid for Franken's Senate seat
Author: 0 GOP's Bachmann mulling bid for Franken's Senate seat

Franken announced he would leave the Senate following accusations that he had groped several women, and his final day as a senator is Tuesday. "The only reason I would run is for the ability to take these principles into the United States Senate, to be able to advocate for these principles", she said, referring to her brand of conservative Christianity.

World Media Below-zero wind chills greet IN on New Year's holiday
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For us, the physiological response is to generate more heat in order to maintain a surface temperature. Wind Chill Advisory in effect through Tuesday evening for all counties in our area, Warning for Coles, Douglas and Edgar Counties. I think Wednesday will be one of the warmer days with highs around 40. Though, rainfall chances should begin to push offshore. There was no lack of cold air again this morning as temperatures dropped to the wrong side of 0 in numerous suburbs with a fresh ...

World Media Nawaz meets Saudi crown prince, set to return to Pakistan tonight
Author: 0 Nawaz meets Saudi crown prince, set to return to Pakistan tonight

Meanwhile, Dawn , quoting Senator Pervaiz Rashid, a close aide to Nawaz Sharif said that PML-N has dismissed the reports about the possibility of another National Reconciliation Order (NRO). With the absence of any official statement about the Sharif brothers' departure to the kingdom and meeting with the Saudi authorities, speculations are rife that the former premier is on a mission to seek help of his old friends in Riyadh to get away with the corruption charges he is facing.

World Media Saint Petersburg Supermarket Attack Suspect Arrested
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The suspect has been handed over to the Russian Investigative Committee. Anna Mityanina, vice governor of Saint Petersburg, which is Russia's second city, said on Twitter on Wednesday that of the 13 wounded eight remained in hospital care.

World Media Two Men Arrested in Killings of Lesbian Couple, 2 Children
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Two men arrested early Saturday in the gruesome murder of a family in Troy, New York, have been identified as 38-year-old James White and 24-year-old Justin Mann, NBC News reports. Police have not released many details about the crime, but Tedesco said that there were indications that the family was targeted. Myers's oldest child, 15-year-old Isaiah, was away from home at the time of the murders.

World Media New Zealanders build island in bid to avoid alcohol ban
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A group of New Zealanders has constructed a sand island in coastal waters in a creative attempt to avoid a ban on drinking in public places. It is illegal to consume alcohol on beaches or in other public places in the Coromandel area during the New Year period.

World Media Over 300 women in Hollywood launch campaign to fight sex abuse
Author: 0 Over 300 women in Hollywood launch campaign to fight sex abuse

Backing legislation to penalise companies which tolerate harassment or participate in the cover-up of systemic sexual misconduct. In a sense, Time's Up is being launched as a companion to the #MeToo movement that grew out of the spontaneous response to revelations about Hollywood's "casting-couch" system of sexual predation and enduring gender-pay disparities.

World Media India, Pakistan exchange list of prisoners
Author: 0 India, Pakistan exchange list of prisoners

Of these prisoners, 399 are fishermen who had crossed into Pakistani waters and 58 other civilians. As many as 262 Pakistani prisoners are in Indian jails facing deportation. This is the twenty seventh consecutive exchange of such a list between the two countries, the first one having taken place on January 1, 1992. Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that any bilateral cricket series between India and Pakistan is unlikely unless Pakistan stops cross-border terrorism and firing.

World Media Private doctors' strike hits OPDs in Karnataka
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The National President of Indian Medical Association said that the medical students along with three lakh doctors will go on hunger strike from all over the country on 2nd January to protest against the National Commission Bill. IMA President expressed his apprehension that the bill will increase corruption in medical education and will push up cost of medical education very high while standard of medical education will fall definitely.

World Media Kim Jong-un: North Korea's nuclear arsenal is now complete
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South Korea's presidential office welcomed Kim's olive branch, saying that Seoul is open to talks with the North "at any time, in any place and in any format". "The entire mainland of the U.S. is within the range of our nuclear weapons and the nuclear button is always on the desk of my office". The U.S. "should accurately be aware that this is not a threat but a reality".

World Media Pakistan PM summons cabinet, security meet over Trump tweet
Author: 0 Pakistan PM summons cabinet, security meet over Trump tweet

Asif added that Pakistan did not need US aid. Analysts pointed out that in October Trump had tweeted that the administration was "starting to develop a much better relationship with Pakistan and its leaders". Trump wrote further: "They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help". In a tweet on New Year's Day, he claimed that the United States had foolishly given Pakistan over $33 billion in aid over the last 15 years.

World Media Thick Fog engulfs Delhi-NCR, many trains and flights cancelled
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This happened due to a rapid build up of particulate matter owing to foggy conditions, even as Delhiites stepped out in large numbers to mark the first day of the New Year. More than 64 trains were reported running late and 24 had to be rescheduled. 15 have been cancelled, the Northern Railways said. According to MeT department, the national capital will witness dense fog on Tuesday too and it would become moderate the next day.

World Media Assam releases first draft of citizens' register with 1.9 cr names
Author: 0 Assam releases first draft of citizens' register with 1.9 cr names

NRC State coordinator Prateek Hajela said the documents of the applicants were being examined carefully. “While we welcome publication of the first draft, it is only the first draft and covers only 1.9 crore citizens. A part of the draft NRC, which is being updated in Assam, was made available online from midnight and from 8am at NRC seva kendras. Mr Surjewala said the initiative to prepare the Citizen Register was taken forward after a tripartite consensus in 2005, between the then Prime ...

World Media New Year's Eve celebrations kick off as world welcomes in 2018
Author: 0 New Year's Eve celebrations kick off as world welcomes in 2018

Revellers in Sydney were not disappointed as a display lit up the sky above Sydney Harbour including a rainbow waterfall cascade flowed off the harbour's iconic bridge to celebrate the legalisation of same-sex marriage. To welcome the new year in Mumbai, the city's historic buildings are decorated with colorful lights. Millions of people are expected to gather in Berlin, London, Rio de Janeiro and NY to celebrate the arrival of 2018.

World Media Korea holds Panama oil tanker suspected of N. Korea trade
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The Russian Foreign Ministry on Saturday denied claims that United Nations sanctions against North Korea had been breached by Russian tankers transferring fuel to North Korean tankers at sea. The US Treasury Department released satellite imagery in November of two ships allegedly performing an illegal ship-to-ship transfer in worldwide waters on the same day.

World Media Single Muslim women keen for Haj pilgrimage must get preference: PM
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Modi urged citizens to organise Mock Parliaments in every district of India. Our youth are coming forward in areas like skill development, innovation and entrepreneurship and are achieving success. "I was amazed by spirit they had, the enthusiasm in their hearts and the dreams they nurtured". Recounting the inspirational story of Anjum Bashir Khan Khattak, the topper of Kashmir Administrative Service examination , Modi said, "He actually extricated himself from the sting of terrorism and ...

World Media Seaplane Crash Kills Six Near Sydney Harbor
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At least six people have been killed after a "wine and dine" sightseeing seaplane crashed into a river in Sydney , police confirmed on Sunday. Police divers are on scene and all six bodies have been recovered - five were passengers and the sixth was the pilot.

World Media Alabama Senate race results formally certified
Author: 0 Alabama Senate race results formally certified

Montgomery Circuit Judge Johnny Hardwick ignored the complaint and certified Jones as the victor on Thursday, Dec. 28. Jones filed a motion Thursday in Montgomery Circuit court asking a judge to dismiss Moore's complaint. "The election is over, it's time to move on", he added. He asked a judge to block the state from certifying Jones as the victor. But Merrill told CNN Thursday that he still planned to certify Jones as the victor on Thursday afternoon and noted that his office has ...

World Media 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Hits $1 Billion Worldwide as 2017 Closes
Author: 0 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Hits $1 Billion Worldwide as 2017 Closes

In Lucasfilm's Star Wars: The Last Jedi , the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past. Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now playing in theaters. Right now fans who're against The Last Jedi are using the rumor to help fuel the negativity, so it's good to hear Hamill strongly debunking the hearsay.

World Media Multiple deputies down in Colorado, shelter in place ordered for area residents
Author: 0 Multiple deputies down in Colorado, shelter in place ordered for area residents

The suspect was believed to have been killed, investigators said. It's not known if they are law enforcement. The hospital said it could not say what their conditions are or if they are law enforcement. The DCSO said earlier that citizens should avoid the area, while residents were advised to shelter in place and avoid windows and exterior walls. In an earlier tweet , the sheriff's office stated there was "an officer down call in the area of County Line Rd between Colorado Blvd and ...

World Media Unruly man with guns, ammunition arrested at downtown Houston hotel
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Police were called to the Hyatt Regency after the man had too much to drink and refused to leave the bar. A hotel spokesperson told the website the party will go ahead as planned but with extra security. Stanley was arrested and charged with trafficking heroin, four counts of possession of scheduled drugs, unlawful carrying of a pistol and simple possession of marijuana.

World Media Brace for hefty Uber surcharge on New Year's Eve
Author: 0 Brace for hefty Uber surcharge on New Year's Eve

Coupons will be available for pickup on New Year's Eve in Old Town from the Portland Police Bureau and Old Town Hospitality Group. Beaba Tunde of Sugar Daddy Taxi said cab fares remain the same, whether business is busy or not. "We live in Franklin, but we're still concerned about the travel down and back, still trying to figure that out", said Scott Ramey, standing downtown with wife Connie.

World Media USA keeps persuading Turkey not to buy Russian missile systems - Pentagon
Author: 0 USA keeps persuading Turkey not to buy Russian missile systems - Pentagon

To the ire of the West, Turkey is moving ahead with the sale although the Russian-manufactured missiles are incompatible with NATO's system. Washington keeps persuading Turkey not to buy air and missile defense systems from Russia , US Department of Defense Spokesperson Johnny Michael told TASS, commenting on the recent Turkish-Russian deal on S-400 systems.

World Media Man rigged door to electrocute pregnant wife, deputies say
Author: 0 Man rigged door to electrocute pregnant wife, deputies say

She welcomed him to Knoxville while seeing family for Christmas, the paper detailed. Ashley Wilson, 29, told examiners after his capture that she petitioned for separate December 6 and that he had been focused on a psychological well-being office toward the finish of November, as per the paper.

World Media 3 killed in shooting in Houston
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Officers received a call minutes later about 'a shooting in progress, ' Executive Assistant Police Chief Troy Finner said in a news conference. A man who was found in a field in southwest Houston died late Friday of gunshot wounds, according to the Houston Police Department.

World Media Armed Robbery Suspect Turns Herself In to EHPD
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Greenville Boulevard. 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. Anyone who has information about the man's identity or whereabouts is asked to call police at 313-596-5940 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP. "Both suspects fled on foot in an unknown direction".

World Media Bitter cold and below zero wind chills to end 2017
Author: 0 Bitter cold and below zero wind chills to end 2017

Wind chills during this time will range from -15 to -25 degrees. New Year's Day, partly sunny, with a high near 12. Saturday , highs get close to 10° but the bottom falls out again Saturday night and Sunday. Several intervals of wind chill readings dropping near advisory levels are possible. Colder air greets the New Years with highs near 6! Assumes no impact from the sun, i.e., clear night sky.