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Global News Mega Millions Powerball Jackpot Exceeds $418 Million
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But the lack of a big victor means Saturday night's Powerball jackpot will be an estimated $550 million. On Tuesday, the numbers drawn were 1, 42, 64, 70 and 47. The cash option on the Mega Millions win would be $277 million. By doing so, they are limiting their chances of winning the Jackpot . There are still no winners for two big lottery jackpots, keeping alive dreams of instant riches with now almost $1 billion up for grabs.

Global News UIDAI rejects media report on getting Aadhaar data in minutes
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Security editor for ZDnet , Zack Whittaker had tweeted, 'India has a national ID database with the private information of almost 1.2 billion nationals. However, the authority said that there had not been any breach of the biometric database. Reports on potential security breach on Aadhaar database, have surfaced time and again, simultaneously with the government's consistent insistence on making it mandatory for enabling various welfare schemes, and its linkage with bank accounts, PAN, ...

Global News Trump says Iranians will see U.S. support at 'appropriate time'
Author: 0 Trump says Iranians will see U.S. support at 'appropriate time'

The demonstrations against President Hassan Rouhani's government spread to dozens of other cities, including Qom, Isfahan, Zahedan and Tehran . The protests have heaped pressure on President Hassan Rouhani, a relative moderate who championed a deal struck with world powers in 2015 to curb Iran's disputed nuclear programme in return for the lifting of most global sanctions.

Global News Roy Moore accuser sues him for defamation after attacks
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Senate. Efforts to immediately reach Moore for comment were unsuccessful, and a text message to Kayla Moore, Moore's wife, was not immediately returned. She offers a handful of tweets as evidence of this, one calling her a "whore" and several more a "liar". Leigh Corfman has filed the lawsuit in Montgomery County district court Thursday against Moore and the campaign, asking for a retraction along with compensatory damages.

Global News TIA travelers impacted after 4300+ flights cancelled nationwide
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Both airports had been open earlier despite significant flight cancellations. Many customers said they were hoping that they wouldn't be any delays or cancellations on Thursday. American Airlines said all departures and arrivals at both LaGuardia and Newark airports were canceled would not resume until Friday. Forecasters say the Northeast states can expect hurricane-force winter wind gusts and blinding snow.

Global News Attorney General Jeff Sessions ends Obama-era rules on legal marijuana
Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions ends Obama-era rules on legal marijuana

Robert Troyer, who was appointed an interim USA attorney for the District of Colorado by Sessions in November, said his office's decisions regarding marijuana cases would be guided by similar principles as before: "focusing in particular on identifying and prosecuting those who create the greatest safety threats to our communities around the state".

Global News 'Considerable Damage': N Korea Reportedly Hit Own City With Ballistic Missile
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This screenshot from Google Maps shows the complex allegedly damaged by North Korea's failed missile test launch on April 29. Relying on photographs released by North Korea during a concert held in July, Dave Schmerler , a geolocation specialist and research associate at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, and Ankit Panda, a foreign affairs expert and the senior editor at The Diplomat , were able to use ...

Global News UK Lawmakers Propose 'Latte Levy' To Cut Coffee Cup Waste
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It's not just MPs making plans to tackle the issue of coffee cup waste. A coffee cup recycling point is displayed in the City of London. There is also a lack of infrastructure to recycle them says the committee and disposing of coffee cups in on-street bins creates a costly waste contamination problem for local authorities.

Global News Daesh claims Kabul attack that killed 15 people
Author: 0 Daesh claims Kabul attack that killed 15 people

Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish said 20 people were " killed and wounded ", the local TOLO news agency put the number of fatalities at 15, citing the health ministry and Kabul police. Several days ago a suicide bomber killed more than 40 people at a Shi'ite cultural centre in the capital. In the past few months the Taliban have also stepped up attacks.

Global News Spirit Airlines passenger awoke to find stranger's hands down her trousers
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Prabhu Ramamoorthy an Indian national has been living in the U.S. on the temporary visa and he was caught abusing a 22-year-old girl sitting next to him. He had a detention hearing scheduled for 1 p.m. on Thursday, the Detroit News added. The miscreant was seated in the middle seat next to his wife, with 22-year-old victim seated in the window seat.

Global News Winter storm coming to Greenville
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A winter storm is knocking on the door and it's bringing frigid temperatures and 4 inches of snow to the Greenville area, the National Weather Service is reporting. The intense low-pressure system will move through the South starting Tuesday night, freezing northern Florida and the coasts of Georgia, South Carolina , North Carolina, and Virginia.

Global News Palace come from behind to beat sorry Saints
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Southampton , with an extra days' rest, dominated possession in the opening period and nearly took the lead straight from kick-off but Shane Long blasted over. However, Palace leveled in the 69th when Christian Benteke nodded a chipped pass toward James McArthur , who volleyed in from close range. Before tonight's fixture, the Tipperary native's most recent strike came in Southampton 4-0 win over Sunderland on February 11, 2017.

Global News United States threatens to withhold aid cash to Palestinians
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Ramallah: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said the authority is taking crucial decisions in 2018, including resorting to the global court and accessing the worldwide organisations to hold Israel accountable for its violation of the worldwide law and review signed agreements.

Global News Multi-vehicle crash shuts down New York Thruway near Buffalo
Author: 0 Multi-vehicle crash shuts down New York Thruway near Buffalo

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz tweeted that the motorist was transported to the hospital . The crash was eastbound near Ransom Road after the Williamsville toll booth. Drivers are recommended to avoid the Thruway and use local streets. Troopers say all lanes are blocked between Exit 50 and Exit 48A at Pembroke going into the evening rush hour Tuesday.

Global News America Ferrera and husband Ryan Piers Williams are having a baby
Author: 0 America Ferrera and husband Ryan Piers Williams are having a baby

The news, which comes on New Year's Eve, marks the couple's first child. The 36-year-old actor and filmmaker reposted the image , saying he is "Making room for new and lovely things to come in 2018!" "Making room for new and attractive things to come in 2018!#happynewyear", Williams captioned his version.

Global News Hawaiian Airlines flight travels back in time
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December 31, while six other flights departed Taipei in 2018 and landed in their respective locations in 2017. It all came out of good fortune for the passengers - the flight was actually scheduled to depart at 11:55 pm, taking off 10 minutes late.

Global News What Could Impact Oil Prices in 2018?
Author: 0 What Could Impact Oil Prices in 2018?

Brent crude futures hit US$67, highest since May 2015 on Tuesday following fears of a supply glut. Lipow said he expected USA crude prices to creep up to around $63 a barrel by the end of next year, while Brent would remain around $67 a barrel as US oil exports rise to record levels.

Global News U.S. soldier killed and four others injured in Afghanistan battle
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Forces-Afghanistan. While Afghan security forces are conducting most of the fighting against the Taliban and other insurgent groups, U.S. troops operate alongside them in a training capacity and are frequently on the front lines. USA troops and Afghan allies have been fighting Islamic State militants in the area for two years, he adds. As we have reported , "the recent commitment of about 3,000 additional troops will bring the total number of USA service members in Afghanistan to between ...

Global News 'SWATing' Prank Call Led to Officer-Involved Shooting, Police Say
Author: 0 'SWATing' Prank Call Led to Officer-Involved Shooting, Police Say

But he blamed the shooting on police and the Call of Duty player who had given him Finch's address - "taunting me to swat ". The incident was reportedly the result of a $1.50 wagered Call Of Duty online match, with two players on the same team apparently blaming each other for their loss, but what makes this even more tragic is that Finch had no involvement in the match or the argument that ensued.

Global News Death toll in Iran protests rises to 20
Author: 0 Death toll in Iran protests rises to 20

State TV said: "Some armed protesters tried to take over some police stations and military bases but faced serious resistance from security forces". Some online videos in recent days have purported to show protesters attacking police stations.

Global News School Buses Initially Fail To Start In Wake Co. Due To Cold
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The school district has a backup fleet that was used in the cases where buses needed more repairs. Luten said the length of the delays reported online may be inaccurate, but many parents took to social media saying their kids waited at bus stops for almost an hour in the cold.

Global News Haley: Freedom Is 'Under Attack' in Iran, Leader's Statement Is 'Complete Nonsense'
Author: 0 Haley: Freedom Is 'Under Attack' in Iran, Leader's Statement Is 'Complete Nonsense'

The demonstrations in Iran, which have erupted against a backdrop of rising food and gasoline prices, began Thursday in the northeastern city of Mashhad before spreading to other cities. "I don't think we should be silent". "We must not make that mistake again". Haley made her comments just hours after President Donald Trump also played down the need for direct talks between the two countries, which have technically been at war since 1950.

Global News National Weather Service: Snow is in the forecast
Author: 0 National Weather Service: Snow is in the forecast

Officials with the Madison County Sheriff's Office said early Sunday that while most highways in the county are clear, roads south of Huntsville may be slick. The mayor of Washington, DC, Muriel Bowser, urged residents to call the city if they saw people outside. "There is at least some potential for significant snow amounts".

Global News 2017 best year for civil aviation safety in history
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Neither group monitors military aircraft. There were no deaths on any commercial airline flights throughout the entire year of 2017, making it the safest year to fly commercially in history, according to a report released Monday. However, To70 added that the exceptionally-low fatality rate in 2017 is unlikely to be maintained, as the seriousness of some of the nonfatal accidents shows.

Global News Mega Millions jackpot at $361M for winning numbers drawing tonight
Author: 0 Mega Millions jackpot at $361M for winning numbers drawing tonight

Mega Millions, with an estimated jackpot of $361 million, will have its next drawing Tuesday at 11 p.m. ET. If you choose the cash option, that's $215 million. The largest Powerball jackpot on record was $1.586 billion, which was won last January. It was sold in MA. The chance of winning either game is low, and the chance of winning both is extremely low - 1 in 88 quadrillion.

Global News Republican Senator Hatch says will retire at end of current term
Author: 0 Republican Senator Hatch says will retire at end of current term

He chairs the powerful Senate Finance Committee and was a major force in getting a tax overhaul through Congress and signed into law in December. "As your senator, I've always sought to fight for those who could not fight for themselves". Hatch was popular in the state, and won with 65% of the vote in his 2012 re-election. On Christmas Day, The Salt Lake Tribune named the senator "Utahn of the Year," but not for flattering reasons.

Global News Trump goes after former Clinton aide Huma Abedin in tweet
Author: 0 Trump goes after former Clinton aide Huma Abedin in tweet

USA media reported on Friday that the State Department released thousands of emails from Abedin found on the laptop of her husband, former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner. Trump also took aim at former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , implying he would like the Justice Department to probe his behavior while in and out of office.

Global News At least 16 injured as fire devours building in Bronx
Author: 0 At least 16 injured as fire devours building in Bronx

Tuesday. The five-alarm blaze ripped through the Bronx building early Tuesday. . At least 12 people have been injured. "Four people are critically injured, fighting for their lives, and there are other serious injuries as well". Firefighters have been pulled from the building and fight the blaze from outside, the FDNY said. Nigro said authorities would enter the building to determine the cause of the fire once it's deemed safe.

Global News Israel airstrikes, Gaza rockets amid tensions over Jerusalem
Author: 0 Israel airstrikes, Gaza rockets amid tensions over Jerusalem

A memorial ceremony marking the 24th birthday of an Israeli soldier killed during the 2014 Operation Protective Edge, the ground invasion of the Gaza Strip aimed at silencing rocket fire into Israel, was interrupted when air raid sirens sounded on Sunday heralding incoming rounds.

Global News Iran Protests:As Israeli Ministers Offer Praise,Netanyahu Requests to 'Minimize' Comments
Author: 0 Iran Protests:As Israeli Ministers Offer Praise,Netanyahu Requests to 'Minimize' Comments

President Donald Trump also took to Twitter to express his support, for the second time in 24-hours, saying that the "entire world understands that the good people of Iran want change". The minister spoke about Iran's role in destabilizing the region and expressed his hope that a successful democratic revolution in the country will solve numerous Middles East's problems.

Global News Clever Kiwis Invent Solution To Beat NYE Beach Booze Ban
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They added a table and then waited for the tide to move back in so they could open their drinks and comfortably spend some of the evening on their man-made sanctuary. " That's creative thinking ", Kelly told the publication. " If I had known that I probably would have joined them ". As per reports of stuff .co.nz, on New Year's Eve , they drank into the night while watching the fireworks.

Global News Squirrel lunges at officer inside home
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Upon entering the home, they heard a commotion coming from the kitchen. The officers eventually caught the squirrel, and released it outside. That's when the squirrel made its bold move.

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