• Mega Millions, Powerball kick off new year with jackpots totaling $783M
Mega Millions, Powerball kick off new year with jackpots totaling $783M

Powerball and Mega Millions have been rising steadily for the past few weeks, with both games' jackpots now at the point where even casual lottery players start to put ticket-buying on their list of things to do in the next few days. Friday night's Mega Millions numbers are: 4-10-18-28-62, Mega Ball: 7, Megaplier: 2The next drawing is Tuesday night...

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  • United States envoy calls for emergency United Nations session on Iran
United States envoy calls for emergency United Nations session on Iran

During a news conference at the United Nations on Tuesday, Ambassador Haley applauded the Iranian uprising. "Dozens have already been killed". "All freedom-loving people must stand with their cause". and we're ready to have the first meeting without precondition". The ambassador, addressing other American priorities for 2018, noted the economic...

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  • Fire rips through Bronx building, injuring at least 16, including children
Fire rips through Bronx building, injuring at least 16, including children

At least 16 people were injured after a major fire broke at an apartment building in New York's Bronx area today. "Based on the info now, I'm sorry to report 12 New Yorkers are dead, including one child". She was getting ready for work when she smelled smoke. The flames quickly spread through the building. At least 200 firefighters responded ...

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  • Georgia rallies past OU in 2OT Rose Bowl classic
Georgia rallies past OU in 2OT Rose Bowl classic

On Monday, Oklahoma Sooners QB Baker Mayfield gave the Georgia Bulldogs all they could handle when he threw for 287 yards and two TD's, but it wasn't enough as the Bulldogs won it in overtime when Sony Michael got free for the game winning TD run.

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  • A bright but bitterly cold first day of 2018
A bright but bitterly cold first day of 2018

Expect wind chills are expected to range from 10 below zero to 25 below zero for portions of northern IN, southwest MI and northwest Ohio. As we ring in the new year right at Midnight, temperatures will be near 20° across Hampton Roads, give or take a couple of degrees depending on whether you're celebrating inland or closer to the coast.

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  • Panamanian vessel probed over suspected oil supplies to N. Korea
Panamanian vessel probed over suspected oil supplies to N. Korea

Acting on intelligence provided by the U.S. - including surveillance photos of an exchange taken by satellite - South Korean customs officials boarded the vessel, the Lighthouse Winmore, when it entered Yeosu Port on November 24, Yonhap news reported.

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  • Nick Foles unable to ease concerns in postseason tune-up vs. Cowboys
Nick Foles unable to ease concerns in postseason tune-up vs. Cowboys

McLeod and Bradham have played a ton this season. Jones' Achilles injury forced him to watch from the sidelines, and some believe that might prove to be a blessing in disguise. That is, of course, a very fine line Pederson is walking. Dallas would love to finish their season with a bang but it could come at a cost in the form of a lower draft pick,...

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  • Liberia President-elect Calls for Foreign Investments
Liberia President-elect Calls for Foreign Investments

Official confirmation of the result is expected in the coming hours. " George Weah gave his first public address as Liberia's president-elect Saturday, telling potential investors that the nation is 'open and ready for business" and calling on Liberians who live overseas to come home.

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  • Black Lives Matter activist Erica Garner dies at 27
Black Lives Matter activist Erica Garner dies at 27

A video of Eric Garner , in a police chokehold complaining he could not breathe, sparked national protests. Hearts are heavy today as reports poured in that activist and eldest daughter of slain Staten Island man Eric Garner , Erica Garner , has died.

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  • Pence neighbors in Aspen hang 'Make America Gay Again' banner
Pence neighbors in Aspen hang 'Make America Gay Again' banner

But Pitkin County Sheriff Joe DiSalvo told the Aspen Times that one of his deputies were on site when a man who lives nearby came over and hung up the brightly-colored banner. It was later modified by IN legislators who added anti-discrimination provisions. The bill, called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, or RFRA, led to a national pro...

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  • Congress Legislator slaps woman constable, get slapped back
Congress Legislator slaps woman constable, get slapped back

Himachal Pradesh Congress leader and MLA Asha Kumari , who was booked under Sections 353 and 332 of the IPC (criminal assault on public servant) for allegedly slapping an on-duty woman constable, filed a counter complaint on Saturday, according to news agency PTI.

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  • Egypt says 10 killed in attack outside Cairo church
Egypt says 10 killed in attack outside Cairo church

Those wounded include two women in critical condition, he added. The ISIS group's affiliate in Egypt has killed dozens of Christians in church bombings and shootings over the past year, and has threatened further attacks against the minority.

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  • USA could use some 'good old global warming' during cold snap
USA could use some 'good old global warming' during cold snap

In the latest display of his best words, Trump tweeted Thursday alluding to how the cold wave on the East Coast was proof that global warming was not real. In fact, 2017 is on track to be the second-or third-hottest year ever recorded globally, according to researchers. In the US alone, about $ 400 billion worth of climate-related damage was cau...

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  • Moscow and Ankara sign S-400 loan deal
Moscow and Ankara sign S-400 loan deal

Photo Turkish news media reported on Friday that Turkey would purchase four S-400 units from Russian Federation at a cost of $2.5 billion. They also say the missiles can not be integrated into the alliance's own defence system. Supplies of these systems are expected to begin within two years. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation officials have warn...

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  • Israel Intercepts Gaza Rocket Fire During Memorial Ceremony
Israel Intercepts Gaza Rocket Fire During Memorial Ceremony

Israeli tanks and jets launched attacks against the Gaza Strip on Friday in retaliation to Palestinian rocket fire against southern Israel. It said plumes of smoke were visible from one of the targeted areas east of the Gaza City neighbourhood of al-Tuffah.

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  • Man charged with killing wife had been arrested for strangling her before
Man charged with killing wife had been arrested for strangling her before

Wednesday in the basement of the Sterling Place home she shared with her husband and toddler. "We're conducting an internal investigation to look at the actions of those two officers and quite frankly everybody involved in the response to that incident", NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill said at an unrelated press conference on Thursday.

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  • Stylist Allegedly Gave Fidgeting Customer a 'Three Stooges' Haircut
Stylist Allegedly Gave Fidgeting Customer a 'Three Stooges' Haircut

But during the haircut, stylist Khaled A. Shabani allegedly began manhandling him, and accused him of fidgeting and moving his head around too much. Khaled A. A Wisconsin hairstylist was cited Friday for intentionally snipping a customer's ear before giving him a less-than-stellar haircut, police said. Though earlier reports indicated that Shab...

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  • China defends sanctions work after report of NK oil transfer
China defends sanctions work after report of NK oil transfer

China earlier on Thursday denied there had been United Nations sanction-breaking oil sales by Chinese ships to North Korea . President Donald Trump is reminding the world that he's long warned about the dangers posed by North Korea's nuclear program.

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  • Dozens killed, many wounded in Kabul multiple blasts
Dozens killed, many wounded in Kabul multiple blasts

Islamic State also claimed Monday's attack on the National Directorate of Security spy agency in a statement via their Amaq propaganda arm. Sayed Abbas Hussaini, a journalist at the agency, said there appeared to have been more than one explosion during the attack, following an initial blast at the entrance to the compound.

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  • Roy Moore says he passed polygraph
Roy Moore says he passed polygraph

Mr Jones won 49.9% of the vote compared to Moore's 48.4%, a margin of almost 21,000 votes out of 1.3 million cast. A judge rejected his claims . Moore, a judge and longtime conservative celebrity in Alabama, triumphed over appointed Sen. Shortly before the 1 p.m. Thursday unless blocked by a judge. His swearing will come three weeks after his upse...

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  • 'Don't Take Any Prisoners': Putin Orders Terror Crackdown After St. Petersburg Attack
'Don't Take Any Prisoners': Putin Orders Terror Crackdown After St. Petersburg Attack

The Egyptian foreign ministry's statement renewed Egypt's call for the need to unite worldwide efforts to fight terrorism and its funding resources. Shrapnel embedded in the IED (improvised explosive device) used in the attack - a common terror technique - was meant to injure and/or kill as many victims as possible.

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  • US, Turkey to resume visa services
US, Turkey to resume visa services

But the Turkish embassy in Washington also put out a statement in Turkish disputing the USA claim that it had made such guarantees. In a reciprocal move, Turkey also lifted restrictions on visa services for American citizens, according to the embassy.

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  • Russian General Claims US Retraining ISIS Soldiers To Overtake Syria
Russian General Claims US Retraining ISIS Soldiers To Overtake Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's military and other global forces fighting Daesh in Syria and Iraq have cut the terrorist group's numbers to less than 1,000 militants. "We took timely measures...they have suffered a defeat, these forces were destroyed". "We say that the location of the United States base is contrary to common sense, especially ...

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  • Flu season gets boost during holiday week
Flu season gets boost during holiday week

It takes two weeks for your body to develop immunity to the virus after you get the flu shot. Concern that there's a link between autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and the vaccine preservative thimerosal has prevented some parents from getting their children vaccinated.

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  • Liverpool sign Virgil van Dijk in world-record deal
Liverpool sign Virgil van Dijk in world-record deal

Liverpool also added that the ex-Celtic man would wear the number four shirt at Anfield. The player has cost Liverpool 75 million pounds (100.50 million USA dollars), a new world record fee for a defender. Liverpool are now fourth in the league table, while Southampton on 14th. Van Dijk wrote on Instagram : "Delighted and honoured to have agr...

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  • Another Blast of Arctic Air Will Arrive For The New Year
Another Blast of Arctic Air Will Arrive For The New Year

Temperatures will be in the low-20s. Temperatures Thursday and Friday only warm into the 40s. Highs For Monday through the middle of next week will be in the 30s with lows in the teens in the Piedmont and single digits across the High Country.

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  • Gov. Hutchinson: Prepayment of Property Taxes up to County Officials
Gov. Hutchinson: Prepayment of Property Taxes up to County Officials

By contrast, Agawam, Mass.is mailing property tax bills a few days early this year so people can know the amount if they want to prepay. "To me it is the worst kind of bureaucracy possible, where multiple people are going to be willing to give you a pile of cash ...

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  • Top JeM terrorist Noor Tantray eliminated
Top JeM terrorist Noor Tantray eliminated

A Jaish-e-Mohammed militant who surprised security forces with his ability to handle an AK-47, despite being barely a foot-and-a-half taller than the 87cm-long gun, was killed in an overnight operation in what police said was a major blow to the group.

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  • Strengthening of Sanctions to Be Overwhelming Risk for Russia-US Ties
Strengthening of Sanctions to Be Overwhelming Risk for Russia-US Ties

Lavrov pointed out contacts between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump have recently become quite intense, covering a wide range of bilateral and global topics. "North Korea will seek negotiation with the United States while continuing to pursue its effort to be recognised as a de facto nuclear-possessing country",...

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  • Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM, PM Modi attends
Vijay Rupani takes oath as Gujarat CM, PM Modi attends

Chief Ministers of various BJP-ruled states attended the ceremony. India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's sixth consecutive government, headed by 61-year-old Chief Minister Vijay Rupani , was sworn in on Tuesday in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat .

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  • United States sanctions 2 North Korean officials over missile program
United States sanctions 2 North Korean officials over missile program

The UN Security Council unanimously voted to impose new sanctions on North Korea on Friday in response to its recent intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test. Tensions have run high as U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have engaged in a war of words. Trump habitually refers to Kim as "Little Rocket Man" and h...

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  • Phoenix police shoot armed man after he charges at them
Phoenix police shoot armed man after he charges at them

The woman was shot shortly before 3:45 p.m. Monday, when officers were called to Highland Apartments, 1601 E. Highland Ave. After several hours, the suspect began shooting at the officers. Howard said police did not yet know the motive for the killings. One police officer, a 46-year-old man with 23 years of service, fired several rounds into a do...

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  • Kulbhushan Jadhav meets wife, mother, Pak says more meetings will take place
Kulbhushan Jadhav meets wife, mother, Pak says more meetings will take place

The Indian envoy who was present, was allowed to witness the meeting at a distance. Before the meeting, the security check of the family was performed. Soon after, a video surfaced showing Jadhav thanking the Pakistan government for arranging the 40-minute meeting. It was not known where he had been kept before being transported to the ministry.

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  • Cold hits - unsafe wind chills ahead
Cold hits - unsafe wind chills ahead

Wind Chill Warnings (grey-shaded areas on the map below) call for -45-degree wind chills across northern Minnesota and North Dakota into northeast Montana. Highs near 24° but wind chills will be in the single digits and drop below zero after sunset. Mostly cloudy overnight, with a low around -12. Wind chills to -15º are possible overnight into the ...

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  • Donald Trump signs Tax Cuts Act into law
Donald Trump signs Tax Cuts Act into law

Mr. Trump spent some of Saturday golfing with friends and pro golfers Jim Herman, Daniel Berger, Justin Thomas and his father at Trump International Golf Club. "How can FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, the man in charge, along with leakin' James Comey, of the Phony Hillary Clinton investigation (including her 33,000 illegally deleted emails) be g...

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