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Mega Millions Jackpot Rises To $361 Million; Powerball At $440 Million

Mega Millions Jackpot Rises To $361 Million; Powerball At $440 Million Mega Millions draws on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. The cash option on the prize is an estimated $225.9 million. The Powerball jackpot has grown since October 28 and has rolled 19 times. Two big lottery jackpots are up for grab this week. SiLive will also post the winning numbers. Mega Millions and Powerball tickets are $2 per play. [Full Article...]

At least 16 hurt in 7-alarm fire in the Bronx

At least 16 hurt in 7-alarm fire in the Bronx It was the deadliest fire in New York City in more than 25 years, officials said , and left at least 14 families homeless. The store is on the ground floor with apartments above. More than 250 firefighters were at the scene. The Red Cross was helping about 22 people who have been displaced. "By the time we opened the door in the hallway, there was black smoke". [Full Article...]

Oil Prices To Remain In USD40 To USD60 Range In 2018 - Moody's

Brent Crude futures rose 41c to 66.57 bbl. Anti-government protests in Iran have fueled uncertainty in the global oil market. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures settled at $60.42, the highest close since June 2015. Oil prices have lost ground in the days following last week. Iran, OPEC's third-biggest oil producer, pumps around 3.8 million barrels per day. Protesters al... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Responds To Utah Senator Orrin Hatch's Retirement

Donald Trump Responds To Utah Senator Orrin Hatch's Retirement If he ran, Romney would enter the Senate race as the heavy favorite, having carried Utah in 2012 by a margin of almost 3-to-1 over Democrat Barack Obama. In a very statesman-like way, Romney said Hatch "represented the interests of Utah" with honor and distinction. At a rally for Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, Bannon called Romney, the GOP's 2012 presidential nominee, a draft dodger who "hi... [Full Article...]

Haley: Freedom Is 'Under Attack' in Iran, Leader's Statement Is 'Complete Nonsense'

Haley: Freedom Is 'Under Attack' in Iran, Leader's Statement Is 'Complete Nonsense' Earlier Tuesday, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blamed the unrest on foreign powers whom he called the "enemies of Iran". She said: "We hear reports that North Korea might be preparing for another missile test ". "I don't think we should be silent". South Carolina's senior senator also criticized the response of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to the protests. [Full Article...]

Trump wants 'Deep State Justice Dept' to probe Huma Abedin

Trump wants 'Deep State Justice Dept' to probe Huma Abedin Late last week the Federal Bureau of Investigation released thousands of emails belonging to top Clinton aide Huma Abedin. "Also on Comey & others". The bureau reopened the probe into Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of State to review the tranche, but did not recommend charges against either Clinton or Abedin. [Full Article...]

IMA on strike from today: OPDs to close for 12 hours

IMA on strike from today: OPDs to close for 12 hours The Bill was tabled in the Lok Sabha last week. The Ministry has also sought a compliance report from the hospitals. The doctors contend that the decision to replace the Medical Council of India with a new body will "cripple" the industry. [Full Article...]

Wind Chill Advisory Expanded…Dangerous Wind Chills Expected

Wind Chill Advisory Expanded…Dangerous Wind Chills Expected Be safe and Happy New Year! That's a funnel of cold air being piped down straight from the Arctic Circle. The first week of 2018 will remain cold, but sunny. Those flurries will be so light that no accumulations are expected, so no biggie. An area of low pressure will skirt offshore Wednesday night, which could bring us some snow showers - possibly minor accumulations. [Full Article...]

Ten Americans killed in Costa Rica plane crash

Ten Americans killed in Costa Rica plane crash Sunday's statement says there were 10 foreigners and two Costa Rican crew members aboard the plane belonging to Nature Air, which had taken off nearby. Cubillo also reportedly described the pilot, Juan Manuel Retana, as an experienced professional. The other two killed are local crewmembers. The same plane had arrived in Punta Islita on Sunday morning from San Jose and was delayed in landing b... [Full Article...]

New Orleans Saints 14, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13

New Orleans Saints 14, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 13 Saints safety Marcus Williams intercepted Winston at the Saints' 35 to set up the drive. Tampa Bay then followed with a 51-yard drive in 10 plays and a 42-yard field goal by Patrick Murray to get within 24-23 with 4:31 to play in the game. [Full Article...]

J&K: 5 CRPF personnel killed in terror attack

J&K: 5 CRPF personnel killed in terror attack CRPF Public Relations Officer, Bhavesh Kumar said that the three jawans were martyred due to firing and one of the jawans died due to the heart attack. They probably could not get a place and time earlier. Three terrorsits had stormed a CRPF training camp to stage a fidayeen attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir. [Full Article...]

Suspects arrested in Troy Quadruple homicide plead not guilty to murder charges

Suspects arrested in Troy Quadruple homicide plead not guilty to murder charges While police refused to answer questions during a Saturday press gathering, Police revealed both men having records with Mann on parole. Police Chief John Tedesco said he'd never seen such "savagery" in 42 years as a cop. Adding, " I'm scared to go to the corner store ". " I'm not sure if they're coming for me next ". "It was the number of people killed, the manner in which they were killed",... [Full Article...]

Oppong Weah Deserves To Be President Of Liberia - FA Cup Vice Chairman

Reports say the former AC Milan striker is all but the victor of Tuesday's run-off, as he now leads incumbent vice-president Joseph Boakai with more than 60 per cent of the votes. Tweeting in French in response to congratulations from French President Emmanuel Macron, he added that "we have a lot to do together to accelerate the building of tomorrow's Africa". [Full Article...]

'MAKE AMERICA GAY AGAIN' - Rainbow flag hung near Mike Pence's vacation home

'MAKE AMERICA GAY AGAIN' - Rainbow flag hung near Mike Pence's vacation home He said the man and other neighbours have been "really nice" to authorities. Shannon Slade, a girlfriend of one of the daughters in the home next to Pence's rental, admitted to hanging the banner, along with her partner and her partner's sisters. [Full Article...]

Activist Erica Garner Dies at 27

Activist Erica Garner Dies at 27 Erica, his oldest daughter, came to play a major part in that movement, staging frequent "die ins" at the spot in Staten Island where her father died, making many media appearances, and often marching against police brutality. Family members gave conflicting reports about her status Thursday. "This is just the first fight in 27 years she lost", Garner's mother, Esaw, stated . [Full Article...]

12 people killed in apartment building fire

12 people killed in apartment building fire The building had more than 20 units. He says the city cited landlords over 7,752 times in the a year ago for violations of the self-closing-door requirement. This fire is the deadliest since 1990 when 87 people were killed in a fire at the Happy Land social club. Four people are still fighting for their lives. [Full Article...]

Dozens Arrested in Iran's Second City After Protests Over Prices

People came out in cities across the country, chanting "the youth are unemployed, the clerics are in limousines". Thousands of people also marched in protest in cities of Qom (central Iran), Hamedan (west), Isfahan (central Iran), Shiraz (southern Iran), Rasht, Sari and Qaemshahr (northern Iran), Qazvin (northwest of Tehran), Khorramshahr and Ahwaz (southwestern Iran), Khorramabad (western I... [Full Article...]

Israeli army intercepts two rockets fired from Gaza

The incident was the latest round of escalation between Israel and the Palestinians, which was triggered by U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in a statement on December 6. When asked if the rockets had been fired to coincide with the commemoration an army official said, that it "absolutely could be", the case. The shooting occurred during a ceremony ... [Full Article...]

President Trump claims East Coast freeze disproves global warming

President Trump claims East Coast freeze disproves global warming Trump's views on climate change and global warming have proved controversial in the past as well. Following days of cold weather and forecasts of record lows to come, President Donald Trump tweeted that "we could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming ". [Full Article...]

Gunman attacks Coptic church in Egypt

A gunman fired at worshippers and Egyptian police stationed outside a Coptic Orthodox church near Cairo and killed nine people before being wounded and arrested. The Times notes another incident was reported on Friday involving a gun attack in Helwan at an appliance shop owned by a Copt. Authorities closed off the area around the church. [Full Article...]


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