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by | August 19, 2017 | 07:23

It is the game's fifth-largest jackpot on record. Powerball offers two jackpot payment options: the $535 million jackpot prize paid over 29 years in 30 graduated payments; or the cash option, which is approximately $340 million. The next drawing is at 10:59 p.m. ET on Saturday. Drawings are held at 9:59pm (central time) every Wednesday and Saturday night. "So good luck to everyone across our state, and please play responsibly".

by | August 19, 2017 | 07:22

The Pentagon announced on Friday that the United States and South Korea will launch a joint exercise called Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) amid escalating tensions with North Korea over its missile programme. The UFG drill is a command post exercise, which does not involve field training operations. South Korea has no plans to reduce the scale of an annual joint military exercise with the USA or demand the withdrawal of U.S.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:00

HFD was called at 12:10 assist the Coast Guard. The military is still classifying its mission as search and rescue operations and family members of the five personnel on board have been contacted, Army officials said. Night training offshore is routine, he said. He did not identify the soldiers, who are with the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade based at Wheeler Army Airfield, Oahu.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:01

Doctors went in for Caesarean section as the girl was too young to undergo a normal delivery. In May, the high court allowed a 10-year-old from the northern state of Haryana who had been raped to abort her fetus at almost 21 weeks into the pregnancy.

by | August 18, 2017 | 00:59

Authorities gave the man's age as 23 and said he had a criminal past that included violent and non-violent offenses. The vehicle was first spotted by LAPD officers in the Wilshire Division. Law enforcement officers and firefighters positioned themselves below and crews, including divers, waited in boats, ready to attempt a rescue or recovery if the suspect jumped or fell into the water.

by | August 18, 2017 | 00:59

So far, African countries have said nothing let alone sent anything to comfort our fellow Africans in Sierra Leone and to alleviate their suffering. All unidentified corpses will be given a "dignified burial" in the coming days, it said. "Contingency plans are being put in place to mitigate any potential outbreak of waterborne diseases such as cholera, typhoid and diarrhoea", United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said.

by | August 18, 2017 | 00:59

Graham's statement comes after Trump issued a bitter attack on Graham via Twitter , in response to Graham's previous statement on Wednesday saying the president had drawn a "moral equivalency" between white supremacists who attended the weekend rally and groups who protested them.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:00

The debate over the burqa took a theatrical turn in the Australian Senate on Thursday, as senator Pauline Hanson donned the garment to House proceedings, before taking it off with a flourish, in a bid to get it banned in the country.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:03

South Africa and Zimbabwe are very strong allies and must find a way to resolve the incident. Dirco spokesperson Clayson Monyela says the department has been in contact with the Zimbabwean government. Mugabe had dispatched her legal representatives to claim diplomatic immunity. South African authorities are debating whether to grant Mugabe, 52, diplomatic immunity, which Zimbabwe's government has requested.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:01

We have a hazy, hot, humid day Tuesday with sin and clouds and highs again approaching 90. Thursday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high of 85 and a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. That seems contradictory, but the air at the leading edge of the arriving high pressure is sinking from above and when air sinks it gets compressed and heats up.

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:00

Thirty-four percent of right-leaning respondents, however, asserted the Senate leader knows more about the issues than the president, according to a Morning Consult poll. "If he doesn't get repeal and replace done, if he doesn't get taxes done, meaning cuts and reform, and if he doesn't get a very easy one to get done - infrastructure - if he doesn't get that done, then you should ask me that question", Trump said when pool reporters asked Thursday whether McConnell should remain majority ...

by | August 18, 2017 | 01:01

With Mark Ruffalo , the evening's "surprise" guest, chanting from a megaphone, the buses got as close as they could to the Fifth Avenue skyscraper, what with the intense security. But not all of those people were Neo-Nazis, believe me. You are culpable, white America. Speaking to CNN host Don Lemon , Mr. Moore claimed that Mr.

by | August 18, 2017 | 00:59

A number of nations in the eastern Caribbean have issued tropical storm warnings as a disturbance in the Atlantic ocean moves closer to the region. Thursday morning satellite imagery showed that shower activity associated with a low pressure system centered about 550 miles east of the Lesser Antilles had become better organized overnight, and buoy data indicates that the circulation is becoming better defined.

by | August 16, 2017 | 15:47

Bannon", Trump continued. "What's it like inside the White House? ". Though Bannon has survived being on the outs at earlier points in the administration, the president is being pressed anew to fire him. Colbert then asked why the president of the United States couldn't come out and say the same thing on Saturday. You know that. I went through 17 Senators, Governors, and I won all the primaries.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:35

Though Pyongyang did not threaten the US territory of Guam with nuclear attack, the heightened tension arising from North Korea's latest intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM ) test which drew global condemnation and prompted wider United Nations.

by | August 15, 2017 | 00:32

Today, Beijing issued an official ban on the imports effective from tomorrow as it moved to implement the sanctions. "There will be no victor", she said. An administration official contended that the possible investigation was unrelated to the showdown with North Korea. The appointment came amid reports that Trump plans to order probe against China's Intellectual Property Right (IPR) violations to press Beijing to do more to rein its ally North Korea.

by | August 14, 2017 | 00:53

The administration initially predicted that the ocean could see anywhere from 11-17 named tropical storm systems this year. "A turn toward the north is forecast to occur tonight, followed by a turn toward the north-northeast by Monday night", NHC said in a public advisory Sunday afternoon.

by | August 14, 2017 | 00:46

A former Wall Street financier, Mr Scaramucci was sacked from his job at the end of a chaotic 10 days which started with White House press secretary Steve Spicer resigning. "The fact that [Steve Bannon] is sitting there inside the White House probably makes people think that [Breitbart] has an influence, and I think that's reason enough to probably make some changes".

by | August 12, 2017 | 00:25

Some 28 people have been killed in Alexandria, Egypt, today after two trains collided in the city, according to a statement by the health ministry. The stationary train had just arrived from Port Said, a Mediterranean city on the northern tip of the Suez Canal, when it was hit, according to the statement.

by | August 11, 2017 | 00:28

SBS World News spoke to Mr de Boeck shortly before the IOM reported 180 Ethiopian and Somali migrants were forced into the sea, with 55 presumed dead: the second incident in two days. Many of those thrown overboard were children, with the average age of passengers being 16. Most of the people on the boat were from Ethiopia and Somalia.

by | August 10, 2017 | 00:26

Ramon Muchacho, the mayor of the upscale Caracas municipality of Chacao, was one of a group of opposition mayors who had been threatened with arrest for failing to prevent street protests in their jurisdictions. A representative said in an interview that he was a Venezuelan national but declined to give specifics about the group or his location. His next action could be to deprive of parliamentary immunity of certain opposition mps to send them to jail.

by | August 09, 2017 | 00:22

Steve Mills has been promoted to team president and Scott Perry has been hired as general manager. Craig Robinson , who is the brother-in-law to former President Barack Obama , has been reportedly hired on to fill a number of roles within the front office.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:39

Clinton Officer Gary Michael, 37, died after being shot during a traffic stop late Sunday. We don't know the individuals in the auto, ' Lowe said . Michael was shot during a traffic stop in Clinton. The suspect then fled the scene and his whereabouts is unknown. Police said they believe he may still be in Clinton.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:33

Flynn's former lobbying firm, the Flynn Intel Group, was paid $530,000 to represent Ekim Alptekin, a Turkish businessman, during the final months of the United States presidential campaign, according to foreign agent registration paperwork filed with the Justice Department.

by | August 07, 2017 | 01:04

His partnership of 191 runs with Karunaratne helped steady the Lankan innings after the early dismissal of opener Upul Tharanga . Night-watchman Malinda Pushpakumara stood still at the batting crease. Saha is definitely the best keeper in this format right now. However, despite a gritty fight back it will be intriguing to see how the Sri Lankan team sticks through as they trail by 230 runs.