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It seemed everybody was shelling out big bucks, desperately trying to become an instant billionaire in this weekend's Powerball and Mega Millions drawings. Now, with the increased amount of numbers to pick from, I feel-and realistically so-that my chances are greatly diminished. The odds of winning are one in 292.2 million.
  • 'Dawgs run wild: Georgia beats Oklahoma 54-48 in Rose Bowl

    'Dawgs run wild: Georgia beats Oklahoma 54-48 in Rose Bowl

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    Michel had 181 yards rushing and three touchdowns and caught four passes for 41 yards and a score as the Bulldogs (13-1) posted the largest comeback in Rose Bowl history in what was also the highest-scoring Rose Bowl. Chubb is second on the SEC's all-time rushing list and sits at 1,175 yards on the ground this season while Michel is 52 yards away from 1,000, and both have rushed for 13 touchdowns.
  • New Year's Eve forecast: Below-zero temps, bitter wind chill

    New Year's Eve forecast: Below-zero temps, bitter wind chill

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    Havre, in north-central Montana, tied its record low for January 1.at minus 32 degrees. Early morning wind chill values will be extremely cold and could be as low as -15°F. Then, after a sunny start Wednesday , clouds increase during the afternoon. A cold wind from the northwest at 10-15 miles per hour will keep the wind chill in the single digits again.
  • At least 12 die in Costa Rica plane crash: government department

    At least 12 die in Costa Rica plane crash: government department

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    A U.S. State Department spokesperson confirmed that multiple U.S. citizens died in the crash. The plane crashed in a wooded area on Sunday. "The government of Costa Rica deeply regrets the death of 10 American passengers and two Costa Rican pilots", President Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera said in a statement on Facebook, according to a CNN translation .
  • North Korea Sanctions-Violating Oil Tanker Bears Panama Flag

    North Korea Sanctions-Violating Oil Tanker Bears Panama Flag

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    Resolution 2397, adopted just a week earlier, allows a country to capture and look into a vessel suspected of engaging in prohibited activities with North Korea. "The vessel is under inspection for alleged ties with North Korea", a government official said, according to Yonhap. Taiwan's transport ministry said it is investigating whether any Taiwanese entities were involved.
  • 2 suspects arrested in quadruple homicide in Troy, New York

    2 suspects arrested in quadruple homicide in Troy, New York

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    Troy Police told Post-Star newspartners NewsChannel 13 that court appearances were scheduled for the suspects early Saturday. Troy Police credited the arrests to the work of Troy Police Detectives, the NYSP Major Crimes Unite, NYS DOCCS, the Rensselaer County District Attorney's Office and several other law enforcement agencies.
  • Ghana president Akufo-Addo leads Weah congratulatory posts

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    Liberia's election run-off has been declared free and fair. Weah extended a hand of fellowship to his rival in the just-concluded presidential runoff election and outgoing Vice President Joseph Boakai, saying he will be counting on his advice and contributions.
  • Pence's Colorado neighbors hang 'Make America Gay Again' sign

    Pence's Colorado neighbors hang 'Make America Gay Again' sign

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    Just how anti-LGBT is Mike Pence? The banner was hung either Wednesday or Thursday from a stone pillar outside Aspen, according to The Aspen Times . A Wall Street Journal story published Friday claimed Pence's Great America Committee is already handing out campaign cash to GOP candidates who support President Donald Trump .
  • Mom: Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner's daughter in coma

    Mom: Black Lives Matter icon Eric Garner's daughter in coma

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    The activist's death was confirmed by her family on her official Twitter account , with Garner's sister urging people to remember her as a "mother, daughter, sister and aunt". Erica leaves behind a husband, an 8-year-old daughter, a 4-month-old son, and a slew of family and friends to mourn her legacy and life. His last words were reportedly "I can't breathe".
  • U.S. could use some 'good old global warming' during cold snap

    U.S. could use some 'good old global warming' during cold snap

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    Fast forward to present day [VIDEO ] and public funds have been slashed for the science community, including massive cuts to the EPA. In 2012, before he became president, he had tweeted to suggest that global warming was nothing but a hoax invented by the Chinese "in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive".
  • Gunman kills seven outside Coptic church in Cairo suburb - ministry

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    A gunman fired at worshippers and Egyptian police stationed outside a Coptic Orthodox church near Cairo and killed nine people before being wounded and arrested. Isis also claimed responsibility last week for firing an anti-tank missile at a helicopter at an airport in northern Sinai as the defence and interior ministers were visiting.
  • Erica Garner Was Reportedly Declared Brain Dead

    Erica Garner Was Reportedly Declared Brain Dead

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    The elder Garner had been put into a chokehold by an officer with the New York Police Department and could be heard pleading, "I can't breathe!" Supporters were flooding her Twitter account with messages of support. An asthma attack reportedly triggered the heart attack. The city medical examiner ruled Garner's death a homicide, with asthma and obesity as contributing factors.
  • Husband Arrested After Crying Baby Leads Police To Dead Mother

    Husband Arrested After Crying Baby Leads Police To Dead Mother

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    Witnesses on the scene allegedly heard an argument and something falling down the stairs, The Post reports. According to Tonie Wells' Facebook page, she married Barry Wells in April of this year. Her husband, Barry Wells, was arrested in the death, but larger questions remain: why did the cops not get out of the auto, and why are police not taking these calls seriously? Investigators are treating the death as a possible homicide, Deputy Chief Michael Kemper , Commanding Officer of ...
  • Kabul blast kills 25 at Afghan Voice news agency, cultural center

    Kabul blast kills 25 at Afghan Voice news agency, cultural center

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    In May, ISIL claimed an attack targetting an Afghan state television building in Jalalabad that killed six people. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Reuters' Kabul bureau chief James Mackenzie for an update on the details of the attack. Afghan Journalists Safety Committee condemned the attack "in the strongest terms possible", writing on Twitter. Before Thursday's attack, two journalists and five media assistants were killed doing their jobs this year in the country, according to a report ...