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  • Powerball jackpot soars to $403 million after no winners Wednesday night

    Powerball jackpot soars to $403 million after no winners Wednesday night

    Although there was no grand-prize winners, three players matched all five white balls drawn to win $1 million. Saturday's numbers were: 16 - 24 - 28 - 43 - 61, Powerball 21, PowerPlay x2. If you're heading to the USA for Black Friday, you might as well grab a Powerball ticket as well. The Multi-State Lottery Association, which operates the Powerball game, says about 75 percent of winning tickets are selected when the numbers are chosen by a computer.

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  • Education Secretary King calls for end to paddling students

    Education Secretary King calls for end to paddling students

    Texas is among 15 states that expressly permit corporal punishment. "In the 21st century, there is no excuse for caning or paddling children". On the same call, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten called ending corporal punishment "a moral matter" that transcends party politics.

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  • President Obama's overtime rule blocked by federal judge

    President Obama's overtime rule blocked by federal judge

    As part of the final rule, the salary level under which employees qualify for overtime pay would have increased from $455 per week ($23,360 annually) to an estimated $913 per week ($47,476 annually). The new rules could change that, Boy says. "The rule was one of the Administration's most far-reaching efforts to boost pay for workers at the lower end of the income ladder".

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  • Obama hits 1000 mark for commutations granted

    Obama hits 1000 mark for commutations granted

    Well, that depends on the definition of "nonviolent". Just under 350 of them were serving life sentences at the time of their commutation. During his second term, President Barack Obama made a goal of reducing the number of nonviolent drug offenders in prison.

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  • Twitter Accidentally Suspends its Own CEO's Account

    Twitter Accidentally Suspends its Own CEO's Account

    It prompted speculations on whether he had been sacked or his account could have been hacked, but the CEO later resurfaced, announcing that the suspension was the result of "an internal mistake". Nothing on Dorsey's feed indicates that either of these issues were a concern; no odd messages from hackers appeared on the feed, nor does Dorsey himself appear to have said anything obviously objectionable.

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  • Minnesota officer who fatally shot Philando Castile charged with manslaughter

    Minnesota officer who fatally shot Philando Castile charged with manslaughter

    In addition, according to KARE-TV, Castile's family are in full support of the decision to charge St. Anthony, Minn., Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez with manslaughter, instead of a more serious charge in Castile's death. Castile, 32, told the officer he was legally carrying a gun and and paramedics found a loaded pistol in his shorts, but "the mere presence of a firearm alone can not justify use of deadly force", Choi said.

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  • Report faults zoo's gorilla barrier in Harambe case

    Report faults zoo's gorilla barrier in Harambe case

    After the boy fell into the enclosure, two female gorillas were safely recalled by a zoo keeper into a gorilla holding area, but a 17-year-old male named Harambe did not respond to the keeper and instead approached the boy, according to the USDA report .

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  • NYC bombing suspect formally charged in 8-count indictment

    NYC bombing suspect formally charged in 8-count indictment

    He was neither shackled nor cuffed as he glanced around the room and coughed repeatedly, WCBS 880's Rich Lamb reported. An Elizabeth man accused of bombings in New Jersey and NY has been indicted on 30 counts, including the attempted murder of five Linden police officers two months ago.

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  • Flagstaff officer on leave for punching woman

    Flagstaff officer on leave for punching woman

    Officer Jeff Bonar has been placed on leave pending the investigation, Flagstaff police said. "She had a warrant a few weeks ago", Sedillo said. Eventually they get her loaded into the vehicle as she continues to resist, and the video ends.

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  • New York Giants confirm playoff credentials after Bengals win

    NY started fast, going the length of the field on their opening drive that resulted in a 10-yard touchdown pass from Manning to rookie tight end Jerell Adams . Green. The Giants always knew the secret to winning football games, even when they went 6-10 last season. But they did it despite two more interceptions by Manning, including a patented head scratcher immediately after the Collins fourth-quarter pick when the quarterback threw at a triple-covered King.

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  • Mayfield leads Oklahoma past Baylor; Bears lose Russell

    Mayfield leads Oklahoma past Baylor; Bears lose Russell

    Oklahoma WR Dede Westbrook can't stop scoring touchdowns. Nov 12, 2016; Norman, OK, USA; Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) celebrates with running back Samaje Perine (32) after running for a touchdown during the first quarter against the Baylor Bears at Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.

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  • Fremont high school students protest President-elect Trump

    Fremont high school students protest President-elect Trump

    At Roosevelt High alone more than 95% of students are Latinx, and the school even has a club for undocumented students. One Montgomery Blair student said her school permitted the protest, as long as they didn't leave school grounds. Other rallies were planned for later Monday. In a televised statement, LA Unified officials encouraged students to stay in class and cooperate with school officials to plan protests on campus.

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  • Texas A&M And Ole Miss Both Look To Backup QBs This Week

    You are reading news and information on LongIsland.com, Long Island's Most Popular Website, Since 1996. "We've got enough guys on roster that are talented enough". All the Aggies realistically had to do was score on one of those drives and Ole Miss would have been finished. But the offense couldn't put a dent on the scoreboard.

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  • No. 22 West Virginia women coast in opener 88-38

    West Virginia's Daikiel Shorts Jr., could be the next one. The Mountaineers (8-1, 5-1 Big 12) couldn't have scored points without their offense, couldn't have held Texas to its lowest point total without its defense and couldn't have enjoyed a meaningful advantage in field position without special teams.

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  • Republicans prepare for work setting Iowa's agenda

    Republicans prepare for work setting Iowa's agenda

    That's best represented by Vermont Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a pull-no-punches progressive darling. The State Board of Elections reported Wednesday a little more than 4.7 million ballots have been cast, or 68.2 percent of North Carolina's 6.9 million registered voters.

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  • Deputy responding to call about suspicious person killed

    Deputy responding to call about suspicious person killed

    According to Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson, Wallace was killed outside the vehicle and the gun came in direct contact with his head and the trigger was pulled twice calling it an execution. Sunday. When a dispatcher told Wallace that the auto was stolen, the deputy requested assistance. When a second deputy arrived, he discovered Wallace had been shot twice in the head.

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  • CNN state-by-state presidential projections

    Key battleground states of OH and North Carolina were scheduled to close at 7:30, although some North Carolina precincts were being kept open due to computer glitches that prompted long lines in Durham County. In regards to electoral votes , Trump has 24 and Clinton has 3. Top campaign aides stopped returning calls and texts, as Clinton and her family hunkered down in a luxury hotel watching the returns.

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  • Trump, Clinton neck and neck in Georgia

    Trump, Clinton neck and neck in Georgia

    Trump's lead shrank to four points among the larger universe of registered voters in Texas, at 45 percent to 41 percent. GOP presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump campaign condemns attack on black church WATCH LIVE: Trump campaigns in battleground Florida Trump child rape accuser calls off news conference over threats MORE holds a substantial lead in two red state battlegrounds and has regained the edge in a third, polls released Wednesday find.

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  • Obamas dance to 'Thriller' at White House Halloween

    It is well known that the Republican nominee is considering deporting all people who live in the United States without illegal forms. Free tickets for the rally are available on the Clinton campaign website . Comey's vague letter to Congressional leaders has been the subject of heavy criticism since news of its existence hit. The decision flouted longstanding FBI traditions of keeping investigations confidential and avoiding politically sensitive announcements close to a presidential ...

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  • Marion County Clerk's Office sees rush of early voters

    Several states, including Texas and Florida , reported record turnouts on the first day of early voting . Compared to the two most recent Presidential elections, approximately 50 more persons voted on the first day of early voting in Dawson County this year than the 162 ballots marked in person in 2012 and 171 ballots marked in person in 2008 on those first days of early voting.

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  • Newt Gingrich Tells Megyn Kelly:

    Newt Gingrich Tells Megyn Kelly: "You Are Fascinated With Sex"

    Kelly had a one-on-one interview with Trump that aired in early May, but before its release, she said it took her some time to find the right time to reach out to him. My point to you is, as a media story we don't get to say the ten women are lying. After the segment, two of Bill Clinton's accusers, Juanita Broaddrick and Paula Jones, tweeted criticisms of Kelly.

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  • Man stops at drive-thru during police chase

    Man stops at drive-thru during police chase

    Police say, officers attempted to pull over the driver of the pickup, Josh Adkins, just before 10:30 p.m. - A man is in custody after leading police on a weird chase into the east Valley on Wednesday night. He then surrendered to police. The man then tried to enter a random house though the back door after running through the backyard, but he was unsuccessful at his attempt to get inside.

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  • Ben Affleck earnestly pleads with New Hampshire residents to vote

    Ben Affleck earnestly pleads with New Hampshire residents to vote

    With the USA presidential election less than two weeks away, Ben Affleck is using his voice to encourage voter turnout in a new PSA for Funny Or Die . Among Benny's favourite New Hampshire activities? If they don't, Affleck suggested the whole nation "is going to be cursed". And for future reference, don't make any mentions of the "curse" word to Affleck or it'll bring bad Boston memories of the Curse of the Bambino.

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