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Feeling lucky? Powerball jackpot climbs to $700 million

Feeling lucky? Powerball jackpot climbs to $700 million

Drawing time: Powerball drawings are at 10:59 p.m. The lottery program in Washington state released a list of almost 50 stores a year ago that have sold tickets with "big wins". With a $700 million Powerball jackpot on the line, millions of people will be trying to pick the winning combination. "I would quit my job", Delaine said. Read More

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Bank employees observe strike

Bank employees observe strike

Almost 10 lakh bank employees will see participation in the strike that is against the government's move to privatise Public Sector Banks and plan to merge and consolidate them. "We have received an overwhelming response from all our members for the strike call in support of our demands, including our opposition to the merger of state-run banks", state AIBOC General Secretary A.N.K. Read More

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'Nonsense to hush Big Ben for four years'

'Nonsense to hush Big Ben for four years'

Earlier this year, a spokesperson for the prime minister's office at 10 Downing Street said Brexit would come into effect "when Big Ben bongs midnight" in the first second of March 30, 2019. The original mechanical clock mechanism is to be completely dismantled, refurbished and put back together in a separate operation taking around two years. Read More

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Wyndham Championship: Henrik Stenson wins from Ollie Schniederjans

Wyndham Championship: Henrik Stenson wins from Ollie Schniederjans

I can see maybe playing one, two tournaments less in the future. Nevertheless Coley's preview brought home 11 points of profit thanks to the each-way part of the bet comfortably coming in. Lowry started the day at nine under par , but after a round which included a marvellous eagle, Lowry finds himself in a share of ninth position, just four behind leader Henrik Stenson . Read More

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Lebanese soldiers continue battle against Daesh near Syrian border

Lebanese soldiers continue battle against Daesh near Syrian border

The Lebanese army launched its operation first, he said, pounding militant positions with rocket and artillery fire starting at 5am. Earlier in the day, a convoy traveled to the outskirts of Arsal Saturday afternoon to investigate possible grave sites after captured Daesh militants disclosed their locations hours after the start of a major Lebanese Army offensive near the border. Read More

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Missouri State Senator: 'I Hope Trump Is Assassinated!'

Missouri State Senator: 'I Hope Trump Is Assassinated!'

They include Democratic leaders in the Legislature, the chairman of the Missouri Democratic Party and a Missouri congressman. Party will absolutely not tolerate calls for the assassination of the President. If she had any shred of remorse, she would not just resign from this office, but pledge never to run for another one. But some, including fellow Democrats, said that Chappelle-Nadal should step down. Read More

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Central Intelligence Agency chief: Korea not 'imminent

Central Intelligence Agency chief: Korea not 'imminent

Speaking on the Fox News Sunday program on August 13, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said that " there's nothing imminent today " but that it was important to make clear to North Korea that US patience has worn out. "What we need - from an intelligence perspective, what is most important is that our communications are clear that the fella who intends to inflict pain on the United States of America understands the USA position in an unambiguous way". Read More

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Trump Administration Takes Tough Line as NAFTA Talks Begin

Trump Administration Takes Tough Line as NAFTA Talks Begin

NAFTA critics argue the free trade agreement has pushed Midwest manufacturing jobs to Mexico where companies can find cheaper labor and then ship their products back to the United States. Trade analysts noted that the administration has few negotiators with previous NAFTA experience. "So I'm confident that the negotiators know what they're doing, and I'm also confident that they're going to look at all the issues with NAFTA relative to what we're doing elsewhere globally". Read More

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Trump to Split US Cyber Command From NSA

Trump to Split US Cyber Command From NSA

For example, there is a Special Ops Command and Strategic Command. The command will be led by a four-star general; the first nominee is Lt. Gen. William Mayville, according to three defense officials. "He will announce recommendations on this matter at a later date", the White House statement says. "This decision is a significant step in the department's continued efforts to build its cyber capabilities, enabling Cyber Command to provide real, meaningful capabilities as a command on par ... Read More

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Trump congratulates Curtis on unofficial GOP win

Trump congratulates Curtis on unofficial GOP win

Curtis advances to the November 7 general election and face Democrat Kathryn Allen and several third party candidates who have secured spots on the ballot. But he said the mail ballots in question would be segregated and counted only after all other day ballots are counted. But Curtis's opponents have already cast him as the candidate of Trump and his party. Read More

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Roy Moore: Establishment Republicans Failing in Washington

Roy Moore: Establishment Republicans Failing in Washington

Luther Strange (R) on Wednesday after he failed to avoid a runoff for the party's nomination in a special election for Attorney General Jeff Sessions' old seat in the Senate. With 20 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday night, Moore had secured almost 40 percent of the vote. Sen. 'I believe he sent Donald Trump in there to do what Donald Trump can do'. Read More

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Customary India-China border meet on I-Day unlikely

Customary India-China border meet on I-Day unlikely

After Chinese troopers found their path blocked by Indian soldiers who formed a human chain, they began hurling stones, prompting a swift retaliation by Indian border guards. China has repeatedly asked India to unilaterally withdraw from the Doklam area, or else face the prospect of an escalation. Earlier this month, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that India's "intrusion" had not only violated China's territorial sovereignty, but also challenged Bhutan's sovereignty and independence. Read More

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India, China should resolve border issues through direct dialogue

India, China should resolve border issues through direct dialogue

Later, the situation was brought under control after the banner drill with both sides stepping back to their respective positions. Indian and Chinese troops clashed briefly but without any exchange of fire in a disputed area of the Himalayas, officials said today, exacerbating tensions amid the stand-off between the two armies at Doklam that has lasted over two months now. Read More

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Jacksonville solicited for 2026 FIFA World Cup

Jacksonville solicited for 2026 FIFA World Cup

All of the knockout-round games will be played in the USA, but there is reportedly a chance Mexico City's Azteca Stadium could host the opener. The United States , which will stage 60 of the 80 matches, has more than 30 venue candidates, including most every big city on the map, from Boston to Los Angeles and Miami to Seattle. Read More

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Virginia Police Aviation Commander Killed in Crash

Virginia Police Aviation Commander Killed in Crash

The occupants, Lt. H. Jay Cullen, 48, of Midlothian, Va., and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates, of Quinton, Va., were killed when the chapter went down. Our hearts go out to their wives and children, and we stand by to support them during this hard time. One individual was killed Saturday and 19 were harmed when a speeding auto pummeled into another auto that was exploring through a throng of counter-dissenters in Charlottesville, where a "Join the Right" rally of white patriot and other ... Read More

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