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Powerball jackpot hits $310 million for Wednesday's drawing

Powerball jackpot hits $310 million for Wednesday's drawing

The last jackpot higher than this was back in November when it reached $420 million before a winning ticket was drawn in Tennessee. So that means you would have to spend $584.4 million to buy each $2 ...

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Federal Prosecutors Are Investigating Fox News Over Sexual Harassment Payouts

Fox has been plagued by reports of alleged sexual harassment in its ranks since last summer, when former anchor Gretchen Carlson filed a lawsuit against former Fox News' chief executive Roger Ailes....

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Oroville Dam Evacuees Return Home, But Still on Edge as Storm Looms

The department said water is now flowing through the main spillway at 100,000 cubic feet per second, lowering Lake Oroville's level by 3 to 4 inches per hour. "This was a new, never-having-happene...

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Trump 'evaluating the situation' involving Flynn, Russia

The narrative about what Flynn and Kislyak discussed had become increasingly murky prior to Monday night's resignation. He later denied sanctions were discussed. Michigan Democratic Rep. John Dingell,...

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Lawsuit aims to force USDA to repost scrubbed animal welfare records

Lawsuit aims to force USDA to repost scrubbed animal welfare records

APHIS made a decision to remove certain personal information from documents it posts involving the Horse Protection Act and the Animal Welfare Act. The response from the agency stated there were no re...

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Californians evacuated from damaged dam allowed to go home

Bill Speer arrived back at his Oroville home Tuesday afternoon. "I'm not trying to risk traffic, being stuck in floods". I'm anxious about the flooding. Repairs to the dam's damaged spillways are st...

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The nation needs answers, not deflections, on Russian Federation and Trump

The nation needs answers, not deflections, on Russian Federation and Trump

Flynn has since told the White House that sanctions may have come up. The Flynn affair comes after United States intelligence agencies gave consideration to a report by Christopher Steele, a Briti...

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Trump presser takes questions exclusively from conservative media

Trump presser takes questions exclusively from conservative media

Yet the president avoided questions during a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , instead fielding questions from right-leaning media outlets about administration p...

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Spotify to relocate, more than double U.S. workforce: NY state governor

With the addition of Spotify, 4 WTC becomes the first building on the 16-acre World Trade Center site to be fully leased. "It's a much more diversified economy than ever before". Spotify's move joins ...

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Lawmakers Pursue Limits on Trump's Ability to Relax Sanctions on Russian Federation

Trump if he tried to waive or lessen sanctions on Russian Federation. Hoyer, D-Md., was joined by fellow Democrats Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., and Adam Schiff, D-Ca., to introduce the bipartisan legislat...

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As Oroville Dam Evacuations Ease, Residents Return With Wary Feeling

But officials warned that residents could be asked to evacuate again later in the week, as a small series of storms expected to start Wednesday could test the effectiveness of fix efforts. Meanwhile, ...

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North Korea ambassador summoned over 'provocative' ballistic missile test

North Korea ambassador summoned over 'provocative' ballistic missile test

It called on all United Nations members "to redouble their efforts" to implement United Nations sanctions. Instead, the administration pursued increasingly stringent sanctions against North Korea bo...

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President Trump declines offer to fill out NCAA tournament brackets on ESPN

White House spokesman Hope Hicks , in an email to The Washington Post , said: " We look forward to working with ESPN on another opportunity in the near future ". The 44th president is a known lover ...

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Ethics Office Tells White House to Investigate Conway for Ivanka Plug

Ethics Office Tells White House to Investigate Conway for Ivanka Plug

But the president seems busy with another ever-growing scandal, and it's not entirely clear what charges or disciplinary action may come of Conway's transgression. "I hate shopping but I'm going to go...

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Intellia and CRISPR Therapeutics weigh in on adverse patent ruling regarding CRISPR/Cas9

The decision may be appealed by the University of California (UC ), however, which past year requested the "interference" from the patent board because it contends that a team of scientists it repres...

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House Committee Probes Trump Administration's Security

The request is significant as it marks the first time the House Oversight Committee - led by Chaffetz - has requested information from the Trump White House. Flynn resigned on Monday evening and apolo...

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Denver trade was all about the 2017 NBA Draft

So before he dons his new No. 27 Blazers jersey, here's what you need to know about the Blazers' new big man. Plumlee was on the Portland Trail Blazers. Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone sa...

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Red Cross sending five Arizonans to help Oroville Dam evacuees in California

Red Cross sending five Arizonans to help Oroville Dam evacuees in California

Officials normally keep lake levels at 850 feet this time of year to mitigate flood risk. The lake level continued to rise. DWR officials say the boulder drops - combined with the lake releases-...

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Sarah Stern case: Murder suspect watched clock as woman died, prosecutor says

Sarah Stern case: Murder suspect watched clock as woman died, prosecutor says

Taylor hid Stern's body under a bush at her house for eight hours before McAtasney and Taylor retrieved it, prosecutors said. They say he described the killing to a friend, who secretly videotaped the...

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Best in Show at 141st Westminster Dog Show

Rumor (above) hails from Edgerton, Wisconsin, and came to New York City with her handler Kent Boyles. "The German shepherd standard talks about quality and nobility", said judge Thomas Bradley III. "S...

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10 charged in connection with murder of Md. 15-year-old

10 charged in connection with murder of Md. 15-year-old

Earlier on Tuesday, police sent out a notice that Ms. Iraheta had left her home a month earlier with a black-and-red backpack full of clothes. Police did not immediately release their names or the c...

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Trump Would Lose To Unspecified Dem in 2020

Trump Would Lose To Unspecified Dem in 2020

A new poll shows that, while Republican President Donald J. Trump's fledgling administration has hit rough waters, he would still beat Democratic US Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA. President Trump w...

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Democrats want answers on Michael Flynn and Russian Federation

Once the Washington Post revealed the depths Flynn's contact with Kislyak reached, the spin started. According to the unnamed source, this was linked to a conversation that Ms Trump reportedly h...

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The forecast does not look good for the California flooding crisis

DWR officials say the boulder drops - combined with the lake releases- will protect the town from a "catastrophic failure" of the spillway. While those evacuations were taking place, those at the sp...

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Hate groups in Alabama on the rise, including KKK

Hate groups in Alabama on the rise, including KKK

According to the SPLC, 40 hate groups operated in 2016 in Pennsylvania, the same number as the year before. The report says hate groups in the United States almost tripled, from 34 in 2015 to 101 pr...

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Russian spy ship spotted off Del. coast, officials confirm

At around the same time that officials learned of the prohibited missile deployments, a Russian spy ship was seen patrolling near the U.S. East Coast, notes Fox News. His remarks in Brussels came ...

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Quick-thinking police officer saves restaurant from burning truck

Luckily Officer Chris Womack, judging the wreck to be "dangerously close" to the building, did not hesitate to barge it away using his patrol auto. That's was when he chose to use his patrol vehicle t...

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Humana Will Pull Out of Obamacare For 2018

Humana, which is pulling out of all the exchanges next year, now insures about 150,000 people through its state exchanges. "Therefore, we've decided that we can't continue to offer this coverage in ...

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Gov. Rauner to deliver budget address Wednesday

According to the complaint, CPS enrollment - which constitutes almost 20 percent of all public school students in IL - is 38 percent African American, 47 percent Hispanic and 10 percent white. "The cu...

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'Row the Boat' trademark now belongs to PJ Fleck, report says

'Row the Boat' trademark now belongs to PJ Fleck, report says

We really wanted to come out with a win-win regarding the Row the Boat mantra. But the Detroit News notes that Fleck pledged $50,000 to Western Michigan previous year and this simply upholds that pr...

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See Stunning Before and After Images from the Oroville Dam Spillway

Residents returning home "have to be vigilant", and "there is the prospect that we will issue another evacuation order ... if the situation changes", Honea said . Oroville, at 770 feet, is the talles...

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Bergdahl, attorneys arrive for pretrial hearing

Bergdahl, attorneys arrive for pretrial hearing

The comments came during a pre-trial hearing in Fort Bragg, N.C., where Bergdahl's lawyers are arguing that the case against their client should be tossed out because Trump's repeated descriptions of ...

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SC woman found chained in shipping container to appear on Dr. Phil

Kohlhepp didn't initially say anything during the shooting, Brown said. The only explanation for his most recent crime came from an interview with his mother, who insisted her son had murdered Carver...

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ICE raids net almost 700 arrests, DHS says

ICE raids net almost 700 arrests, DHS says

Kelly said the raids are nothing new and had already been in the works. Trump on Monday bragged that his administration was following through on his campaign pledge and targeting "the bad ones"....

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Senate clears roll back of background-check rule for president's signature

Senate clears roll back of background-check rule for president's signature

In the House of Representatives, a majority of 235 to 180 voted to block the regulation on 2 February and now the measure is in President Donald Trump's hands, who is expected to sign it. The NAACP, t...

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