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by | December 31, 2017 | 20:44

The winning numbers on Wednesday were 3, 9, 16, 56 and 60 with a Powerball of 3 and a Power Play of 3. The Mega Millions numbers were drawn Friday with no victor, which swelled to $343 million for the January 2 drawing. The first time both games simultaneously had jackpots topping $300 million was in early August. While the chance of winning either game is very low, and the chance of winning both is very, very, very low - 1 in 88 quadrillion, or 1 in 88,412,922,115,183,000 to be precise.

by | December 31, 2017 | 21:47

Wang noted that the path of socialism with Chinese characteristics is increasingly accepted by the worldwide community, as more and more countries have recognized that the path not only contributes a lot to China's historic achievements but also offers both theoretical and practical guidance to world prosperity and progress.

by | December 31, 2017 | 20:44

Those officers later escorted Black out of the airport. A text message purportedly from Clarke appears to instruct a Captain to interview the man who filed the complaint, but not arrest him "unless he becomes an asshole". The search warrant was granted, and the filing Thursday listed an inventory of requested email records and related information held by Google. In fact, the letter said that a decision had been made "not to criminally prosecute any civil rights offenses" against Clarke ...

by | December 31, 2017 | 20:08

Thousands of cheering revellers rang in the New Year today as multi-coloured fireworks exploded across the city skyline at midnight. An estimated one billion people around the world tuned in to watch the Sydney harbour fireworks. Countries around the world are ringing in 2018 with spectacular firework displays, street celebrations and parties. In Australia, the stronger police presence included some officers carrying semi-automatic rifles in Sydney and bollards used as barriers against ...

by | December 31, 2017 | 17:53

The DCSO says citizens should avoid the area, while residents should shelter in place and avoid windows and exterior walls. They are reporting a Code Red has been sent out regarding the incident. local time in Centennial, a town south of Denver. C-470 is closed from Quebec Street to University Boulevard and County Line Road is closed from Colorado University Blvd for the investigation.

by | December 31, 2017 | 17:57

Sunday after they attempted to arrest the man for being intoxicated and trespassing. A man in the lobby of the hotel, according to police, was acting belligerent and drunk, ABC station KTRK-TV reports. KHOU reports that police are searching the suspect's vehicle for possible additional weapons. The suspect's Chevrolet Silverado was towed after he was arrested.

by | December 31, 2017 | 19:11

Sunday's demonstrations were scheduled to coincide with the one-year anniversary of President Kabila's promise to hold an election to choose his successor by 2017 - although the election has since been postponed to December 2018. The authorities in Kinshasa banned the protest there, saying they did not have the resources to police it. Elections to replace him have been delayed and are now set for December 2018.

by | December 31, 2017 | 16:52

By the early 19th century, the practice - and people's habitual failure to stick to their resolutions - had become commonplace enough that a satirical article about it appeared in an 1802 issue of "Walker's Hibernian Magazine", listing some of the resolutions it claimed had been made that year: "Statesmen have resolved to have no other object in view than the good of their country.

by | December 31, 2017 | 17:08

Now we have the attack on the Afghan Voice News Agency. Rahimi further told the news agency: "A ceremony was being held to mark the 38th anniversary of Soviet invasion in Afghanistan when the explosion went off". The jihadist militant group has since claimed responsibility for at least two attacks on Shiite mosques in the capital of Afghanistan, as well as one in the western city of Herat.

by | December 31, 2017 | 16:48

Daria Gavrilova gave Australia the flawless start on Sunday with a 6-1, 6-4 demolition of former world number five Eugenie Bouchard in 78 minutes before Kokkinakis secured the tie win with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 victory over world number 108 Vasek Pospisil .

by | December 31, 2017 | 17:10

He did not offer a cause of death for the two protesters, but said "no bullets were shot from police and security forces at the people". The Iranian authorities are blaming anti-revolutionaries and agents of foreign powers for the outbreak of protests.

by | December 31, 2017 | 16:33

Previously, Merrill has said it is "highly unlikely" that Jones would not be certified as the victor of the election. It was marked by a very high number of African American women and men, turning out to vote for Mr Jones , who famously convicted two former Ku Klux Klan gang members who bombed a black church in 1963.

by | December 31, 2017 | 16:11

The attack comes just days after an assault on a Shiite cultural center in Kabul that left at least 41 people dead and more than 80 wounded. "The death toll of the attack targeting a funeral ceremony in Behsud district of Nangarhar has increased to 15", Nangarhar governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said.

by | December 31, 2017 | 14:51

The Palestinian envoy , too, was present at the event. If Modi's visit goes ahead, it will be his first to Palestine. "It was also conveyed that Palestine highly values its relationship with India and stands with us in the war against terrorism, and will not engage with those who commit acts of terror against India", the MEA said.

by | December 31, 2017 | 14:33

Andre Carrillo opened the scoring for the hosts, nodding home on the rebound from Richarlison's effort but goals from Jordan Ayew and Luciano Narsingh sealed all three points for the visitors. "Now maybe 98 of those 100 people will say we will get relegated - maybe two of them will think we will not get relegated, but it's still a very small percentage.

by | December 31, 2017 | 13:14

The injured were taken to a Nakuru hospital. Four more succumbed to their injuries as they were being treated in the two hospitals bringing the total number to 36 of those who lost their lives. According to the Kenya Red Cross, 18 people were injured in the wreck. The report shows that Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda with respectively 29.1, 32.9 and 32.1 deaths per 100,000 people, are among the worst 10 performers on road fatalities in the continent.

by | December 31, 2017 | 13:15

The Presidential Palace went on to say: "The Afghan government reiterates that it is firmly committed to dismantle and eliminate terrorism; the Afghan Security Forces are in the front lines to safeguard their country and people". Its claim of responsibility for the Thursday attack could not be independently confirmed. It said the target was a "major pro-Iran center in Afghanistan where Afghans were taught by the Iranians".

by | December 31, 2017 | 13:52

Moore also attempted to blame gay people for his election law in a freaky anti-gay rant. The official vote tally saw 673,896 votes for Doug Jones , or 50 percent, and 651,972 for Roy Moore , or 48.3 percent. But even before the judge had dismissed the case and Jones's victory was certified, Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill said the complaint would have no impact on the election's result.

by | December 31, 2017 | 12:58

The post was titled: "Squirrel starts New Year's party early". "Brockport Police will always go the extra mile to help their residents", the department said on Facebook .

by | December 31, 2017 | 12:16

The bodies of Shanta Myers, 36, Brandi Mells, 22, and two of Myers' three children-Shanise Myers, 5, and Jeremiah "JJ" Myers, 11-were discovered in their Troy apartment on Tuesday, Dec. A man and a woman in the courtroom became visibly distraught. Neither man said anything as the charges were read. "I don't know of a word that can say it", Tedesco told reporters.

by | December 31, 2017 | 11:19

FOUR Brits including an 11-year-old boy are believed to have died after an aircraft plunged into a river in Sydney . A Sydney Seaplane spokesman confirmed one of their was aircraft involved in the devastating crash and said they were working with police.

by | December 31, 2017 | 10:36

In North Dakota, typically among the coldest states in the USA each year, temperatures are expected to plunge to -30 F (-34.4 C) Saturday with a wind chill of about -50 F (-45.5 C) according to meteorologist Ken Simosko, as cited by The Mirror .

by | December 31, 2017 | 10:54

It had come to our notice that if a Muslim woman wants to go on Haj, she must have a "Mehram" or a male guardian, otherwise she can not travel, it was discriminatory, we have changed this rule and this year and 1300 women applied to go without a male guardian.

by | December 31, 2017 | 09:28

The holidays are always particularly good to royal-watchers-providing a slew of sumptuous Buckingham Palace details and snapshots from the royal family's annual Christmas Day trek to church. Tom and his first wife, Roslyn, have two children: Grant of Silver Springs, Florida, and Thomas Jr of Grants Pass, Oregon. "When I watch her with him it's very real and normal", she said.

by | December 31, 2017 | 10:22

Supporters of the 51-year-old paraded through the streets of the capital Monrovia and honked auto horns to celebrate the news. Weah, who was named world footballer of the year in 1995, was runner-up to Johnson Sirleaf in the 2005 election and has positioned himself an outsider who will deliver tangible benefits to the country's young population.

by | December 31, 2017 | 09:07

After reports surfaced that South Korea might be planning to shut down exchanges, a number of cryptocurrencies took a plunge on Thursday, December 28. Policy makers will review measures including the closure of crypto-exchanges suggested by the Ministry of Justice and take proper measures swiftly and firmly while monitoring the trend of the speculation.

by | December 31, 2017 | 08:38

The US has slashed its contributions to the United Nations by $285 million for the 2018-19 fiscal year. The announcement came days after United Nations members voted overwhelmingly for a resolution opposing President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr.

by | December 31, 2017 | 08:55

An Alabama judge has thrown out Roy Moore's last-ditch attempt to keep state officials from certifying his Democratic opponent as the victor of the Alabama special Senate election earlier this month. Roy Moore refused to concede the vote. Four women allege that Mr Moore, then in his early thirties, assaulted, molested or pursued them when they were teenagers, including sexually touching one when she was 14.

by | December 31, 2017 | 07:46

Israeli take cover during a rocket attack siren warning at Kibbutz Kfar Aza near the Israel and Gaza border, Israel, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. " Iran has supplied these missiles to numerous groups; it's too soon to tell which one fired them", Liberman told Hadashot News.

by | December 31, 2017 | 08:11

Agents yelled at Duncan to stop, but before he did he threw a plastic bag over their heads. An FBI spokesperson told Channel 11 that Duncan is charged with obstruction of justice, and their investigation is "terrorism-related". The co-conspirator also told the Federal Bureau of Investigation that Duncan had shared an article about how to build a homemade bomb from an al-Qaida publication.

by | December 31, 2017 | 04:35

That Iran-backed news outlet, the Afghan Voice Agency , says its offices are housed in the Tabyan Cultural Center that was targeted. Rahimi said there were two other explosions on the street outside of the building as people were gathering to help those injured by the first blast.

by | December 31, 2017 | 04:57

Petersburg, the committee's Spokeswoman Svetlana Petrenko said on Saturday. The suspect has been handed over to the Russian Investigative Committee. On April 3, 14 people were killed and dozens more were injured when a suicide bomber exploded the devices in the city's metro system. Earlier this month, the head of Russia's FSB security service, Alexander Bortnikov said that at least 4,500 Russians had left the country to fight with "terrorists" in the Middle East, North Africa and other ...

by | December 31, 2017 | 02:28

Anderson said the biggest difference Arkansas from this point in the season a year ago is the development of its two JUCO guards, Jaylen Barford and Daryl Macon . Then it wound through a third-place win in the Battle 4 Atlantis against N.C. State, a road win at Georgia Tech and a hotly contested loss against North Carolina.

by | December 31, 2017 | 02:19

Weah, 51 and one of the greatest players of his generation, is now the president elect of Liberia after winning the election on Wednesday. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has sent former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo to Liberia to help in that country's peaceful transition of power.

by | December 31, 2017 | 01:56

The United States now estimates there are less than 1,000 ISIS fighters remaining in Iraq and Syria, a force that at its height reached about 40,000. "What we will be doing is shifting from what I call an offensive, terrain-seizing approach", Mattis told Pentagon reporters Friday. "It's terribly risky ...